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by Jean Poirier
Sun Oct 20, 2013 9:43 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Cap sizes for Schneider Optivaron 6-66 ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1138

Re: Cap sizes for Schneider Optivaron 6-66 ?

I stand corrected. The metal lens hood is roughly 94mm. Jean
by Jean Poirier
Sun Oct 20, 2013 5:29 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Cap sizes for Schneider Optivaron 6-66 ?
Replies: 5
Views: 1138

Re: Cap sizes for Schneider Optivaron 6-66 ?

Hello, the front lens use 62mm filter size and the back is a c mount standard. Jean
by Jean Poirier
Sat Aug 11, 2012 5:13 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: 8mm film, thanks for the tips! Take a look at the film!!
Replies: 2
Views: 486

Re: 8mm film, thanks for the tips! Take a look at the film!

Cool film, with 8mm people are conscious of the camera motor running and I think this is fun. And the youngest subject will be able to see himself in twenty years with a simple screen and a projector. The light spill was probably caused when opening the camera Jean
by Jean Poirier
Thu Mar 15, 2012 4:44 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Baby boom
Replies: 14
Views: 1095

Re: Baby boom

Congratulations. Real 3D:-) Jean
by Jean Poirier
Tue Mar 13, 2012 5:04 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bolex h8RX and DS8
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Bolex h8RX and DS8

Thanks for these informations. Now I understand why the H16 results were quite good. Jean
by Jean Poirier
Tue Mar 13, 2012 3:37 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bolex h8RX and DS8
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: Bolex h8RX and DS8

That would explain why the other two lens adapter on the turret are probably useless on my camera. Jean
by Jean Poirier
Tue Mar 13, 2012 1:52 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Bolex h8RX and DS8
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Bolex h8RX and DS8

I am waiting for a Pan Cinor 8-40 zoom lens for use with a Bolex H8rx. My camera is modified for double super 8 and I am wondering if the small c mount extension on the turret is a special modification. I don't recall seeing this on other H8 photos. The only lens that gave me good results was a Kern...
by Jean Poirier
Sat Feb 25, 2012 5:45 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: How might I achieve this SFX?
Replies: 7
Views: 622

Re: How might I achieve this SFX?

If it is a close up of the table you could try shooting in color and using a blue filter and white background. The glowing effect could be simulated with fluorescent paint. Jean
by Jean Poirier
Mon Nov 21, 2011 2:07 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Beaulieu 6008 trouble
Replies: 8
Views: 579

Re: Beaulieu 6008 trouble

You may want to consult this french site if you want to open your 6008:

http://fiston.production.free.fr/super8 ... am6008.htm

Jean
by Jean Poirier
Thu Nov 10, 2011 6:37 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Beaulieu 6008 trouble
Replies: 8
Views: 579

Re: Beaulieu 6008 trouble

It could be dirty contacts with the lens and the camera body. I had a similar problem with a 4008ZM2 and cleaning the contacts was the solution. Good luck. Jean
by Jean Poirier
Thu Nov 03, 2011 4:03 am
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: VELVIA 50 TEST, SUPER 8, ZENIT QUARZ 1x8, CANON 1014 XL-S
Replies: 2
Views: 488

Re: VELVIA 50 TEST, SUPER 8, ZENIT QUARZ 1x8, CANON 1014 XL

Thanks for the test. It is a film I will try. Registration seems to be very good. Jean
by Jean Poirier
Tue Oct 18, 2011 3:03 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Ripped Film: faulty 100D cart or faulty camera?
Replies: 13
Views: 980

Re: Ripped Film: faulty 100D cart or faulty camera?

My mistake. Should have said if the Canon 514 XLS will read 100 asa correctly. Jean
by Jean Poirier
Mon Oct 17, 2011 8:05 pm
Forum: Small gauge film forum
Topic: Ripped Film: faulty 100D cart or faulty camera?
Replies: 13
Views: 980

Re: Ripped Film: faulty 100D cart or faulty camera?

Interesting results with a 310XL. My Canon 514XL-S will expose Tri-X but I wonder if E100D without daylight filter is correctly notched. Jean