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LENS TESTING WITH THE Canadian Society of Cinematographers

Sat Feb 11, 2017
Clairmont Camera
1225 Keith Rd. E #2, North Vancouver, BC
15 spots available
2 users have voted.
Louise Baker-Griffiths

How do you know the lens you want to use is what you expect it to be? That it functions properly? That it matches the rest of the lens set you are using? . . . TEST IT! 

The CSC Lens Testing Workshop is specifically developed to teach the various methods of testing lenses for cinematography. The Instructors will provide in-depth methods to help you find accurate results when testing multiple lenses.
Workshop Includes:
  • Collimation 
  • Depth of Focus 
  • Back Focus 
  • Flange Depth 
  • Circle of Confusion 
  • Depth of Field
  • Colour Matching 
  • Collimator
  • MTF Machine
  • Lens Projector 

Prep of Lenses, Testing Area 
Testing Lenses for Film Productions
  • Spherical / Anamorphic 
  • Primes / Zooms 
Testing Lenses for Digital Productions 

Special Conditions
  • Eye versus tape
  • Zoom Lenses
  • Tele-extenders
  • Underwater 
  • 3D situation 
Interpreting the Results
  • Tabulating the findings

Schedules and Complementary Workshops 

In addition to this workshop, the CSC also offers several camera module workshops that allow on-going skills upgrade to assistants and more hand-on experience with specific equipment at various providers. 
Refer to the Education-Index webpage for details regarding all schedules, offerings and applications.