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by beamascope
Fri Dec 30, 2011 7:15 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: 16mm Non-Reflex focusing
Replies: 11
Views: 931

Re: 16mm Non-Reflex focusing

I believe it's just a ground glass screen matched to the film plane. I used it on a buddies and all three lenses were sharp on the finished film. I do know one of the lenses is not a "stock" lens so I don't think it matters. If the lens can be focused on the ground glass then it will be in focus on ...
by beamascope
Fri Dec 30, 2011 4:41 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: 16mm Non-Reflex focusing
Replies: 11
Views: 931

Re: 16mm Non-Reflex focusing

Some Filmos 16 allow you to actually focus using a small hole on the side of the camera. You turn the lens you are using to the position in front of this hole then focus it, then you turn it back so it's in front of the film gate and shoot your scene. I've used one and once you get the thing clean i...
by beamascope
Thu Dec 15, 2011 4:19 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Kubrick's first feature
Replies: 11
Views: 1415

Re: Kubrick's first feature

I'd like my 1 hour 15 minutes back. That was truly awful :D but you could see hints of what was to come. Reading about it on IMDB is actually more interesting.
by beamascope
Thu Dec 15, 2011 1:20 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Kubrick's first feature
Replies: 11
Views: 1415

Re: Kubrick's first feature

thanks for the heads up
by beamascope
Mon Dec 12, 2011 10:00 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: I have made up my mind.
Replies: 10
Views: 1648

Re: I have made up my mind.

Good point about winding while you'd like to be shooting. I guess it depends on if you're shooting what's happening or shooting what you make happen. I'd imagine the guys using B&H 70s in WWII and Vietnam couldn't wait for the camera to wind down so they could hide and wind!
by beamascope
Sun Dec 11, 2011 3:24 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: I have made up my mind.
Replies: 10
Views: 1648

Re: I have made up my mind.

My thoughts have always been few if any shots should go longer than a full wind of the camera. I mean I'm not Kubrick for gods sake! :D I've returned to double 8mm for just this reason, too many super 8 cameras have glitchy electronics or obsolete batteries. I also like the build of clockwork camera...
by beamascope
Wed Dec 07, 2011 11:59 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Focusing Issues
Replies: 4
Views: 554

Re: Focusing Issues

I assume the focus ring turns? If so do you see the glass in the lens moving a bit? Unless it's been dropped I can't imagine why it wouldn't focus. I have to admit I don't have the eyes to even tell if it would be in focus on a tiny piece of tracing paper. Any chance it has a macro setting you've ne...
by beamascope
Mon Dec 05, 2011 5:09 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Orwo North America
Replies: 8
Views: 817

Re: Orwo North America

Am I wrong or are those prices pretty reasonable?
by beamascope
Sun Dec 04, 2011 6:07 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Converting A keystone double perf into a single
Replies: 6
Views: 923

Re: Converting A keystone double perf into a single

I've added a pic of the sprocket from my A9 if that helps you at all.
by beamascope
Sat Dec 03, 2011 12:13 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Converting A keystone double perf into a single
Replies: 6
Views: 923

Re: Converting A keystone double perf into a single

I assume if it has just one pull down claw then maybe just changing the sprocket is all that has to be done. This is a BIG assumption on my part though. :)
by beamascope
Sun Nov 13, 2011 7:05 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Battle Of Britain S8 - 9 Min Behind Scenes
Replies: 2
Views: 364

Re: Battle Of Britain S8 - 9 Min Behind Scenes

cool footage and it led me to Wiki where I read this. To duplicate the steep dive of Ju 87 attacks, large models flown by radio control were used.[3] Radio-controlled Heinkel He 111 models were also built and flown to depict bombers being destroyed over the English Channel. When reviewing the footag...
by beamascope
Sat Nov 12, 2011 4:55 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bell & Howell Filmo 70 DA 16mm
Replies: 11
Views: 2502

Re: Bell & Howell Filmo 70 DA 16mm

I checked, and the camera has double sprocket. Really I look for a single sprocket camera. I already have some film with single perf. Pitty, i was looking forward try this camera. :( I been looking around for 16mm for some time. The bolex is too expensive on places like <a class="vglnk" title="Link...
by beamascope
Fri Nov 11, 2011 11:12 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bell & Howell Filmo 70 DA 16mm
Replies: 11
Views: 2502

Re: Bell & Howell Filmo 70 DA 16mm

I checked, and the camera has double sprocket. Really I look for a single sprocket camera. I already have some film with single perf. Pitty, i was looking forward try this camera. :( I been looking around for 16mm for some time. The bolex is too expensive on places like ebay. And no guarantee its i...
by beamascope
Thu Nov 10, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bell & Howell Filmo 70 DA 16mm
Replies: 11
Views: 2502

Re: Bell & Howell Filmo 70 DA 16mm

Oil it. load it and shoot with it. Loads of fun and reliable as hell. Oh and get a light meter.
by beamascope
Sat Nov 05, 2011 12:57 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Lomography introduces handcranked 35mm Lomokino Movie Camera
Replies: 85
Views: 11646

Re: Lomography introduces handcranked 35mm Lomokino Movie Ca

144 frames? It's the Twitter of film making! :D