May 6, 2018

This Is What Happens When You Put a 140-Year-Old Lens on a 5K RED Scarlet-W


The stunning beauty of combining high-tech imaging with vintage optics…


Every time the Weird Lens Maestro, Mathieu Stern, tinkers around with weird lenses, we’re always impressed by the beautiful images he manages to capture. This time, though, he has taken his experimentation and our eyebrows to another level with his latest test. In this video, Stern takes a 140-year-old lens, which is 10 years older than the Eiffel Tower, and mounts it onto a RED Scarlet-W with a DRAGON 5K brain. What resulted were some test shots that totally knocked our socks off, and we’re fairly certain that, after watching it, you’re going to be sockless, too. Check out the video below:





Beautiful! Stern tested a few different aspects of the lens/camera combo, including the lens’ macro ability, it’s stunning, soft bokeh, and its low-light capabilities, as well. Here’s what Stern had to say about the test:

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Source: NoFilmSchool