Difference Between Anamorphic and Spherical Lenses

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Anamorphic VS Spherical Lenses

When it comes to choosing lenses for a film the first decision to be made is between anamorphic and spherical lenses. Both types of lenses produce different image characteristics and have different practical constraints which must be considered.

What is the difference between Anamorphic and Spherical Lenses?

By examining the basics of anamorphic lenses, illustrating the differences between spherical and anamorphic glass, and looking at examples of popular film cinematography, we’ll see in the video some insight into why the lens chosen by a cinematographer can have a profound impact on how audience plays a movie.

The Difference Between Anamorphic And Spherical Lenses Explained

  • 0:00 Introduction
  • 0:52 Basics: What Are Anamorphic Lenses?
  • 01:45 Differences: Anamorphic Vs. Spherical Lenses
  • 05:16 Creative Applications
  • 08:18 Conclusion

List Of Films Featured:

Lawrence Of Arabia (1962)
Barry Lyndon (1975)
Blade Runner (1982)
Fargo (1996)
There Will Be Blood (2007)
Fish Tank (2009)
Tree Of Life (2011)
Moonlight (2016)
Call Me By Your Name (2017)
The Lighthouse (2019)
Once Upon A Time In Hollywood (2019)
When They See Us (2019)



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