Translation: from english

anamorphic lens

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  • anamorphic lens — Motion Pictures, Optics. 1. a compound lens or system of lenses that compresses the camera image in the horizontal direction during filming, so that a wide screen image can fit on the width of conventional 35 mm film. 2. a similar system used in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • anamorphic lens — Motion Pictures, Optics. 1. a compound lens or system of lenses that compresses the camera image in the horizontal direction during filming, so that a wide screen image can fit on the width of conventional 35 mm film. 2. a similar system used in… …   Universalium

  • Anamorphic format — is a term that can be used either for the cinematography technique of capturing a widescreen picture on standard 35 mm film, or other visual recording media with a non widescreen native aspect ratio, or a photographic projection format in which… …   Wikipedia

  • Anamorphic widescreen — is a videographic technique utilising rectangular (wide) pixels to store a widescreen image to standard 4:3 aspect ratio. In its current definition as a video term, it originally was devised for widescreen 16:9 aspect ratio television sets;… …   Wikipedia

  • anamorphic — adjective Etymology: New Latin anamorphosis distorted optical image Date: circa 1925 producing, relating to, or marked by intentional distortion (as by unequal magnification along perpendicular axes) of an image < an anamorphic lens > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • anamorphic — an•a•mor•phic [[t]ˌæn əˈmɔr fɪk[/t]] adj. 1) opt having or producing unequal magnifications along two axes perpendicular to each other: an anamorphic lens[/ex] 2) gel of or pertaining to anamorphosis • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • anamorphic —   related to different optical imaging effects; refers to a method of intentionally distorting and creating a wide screen image with standard film, using a conversion process or a special lens on the camera and projector to produce different… …   Glossary of cinematic terms

  • Anamorphic — F/A/V An optical system having different magnifications in the horizontal and vertical dimensions of the image. VP A technique for capturing a 16:9 widescreen picture on standard 4:3 aspect ratio camera. Uses an eletronic process or a special… …   Audio and video glossary

  • Wide-angle lens — In photography and cinematography, a wide angle lens is a lens whose focal length is substantially shorter than the focal length of a normal lens for the image size produced by the camera, whether this is dictated by the dimensions of the image… …   Wikipedia

  • List of anamorphic format trade names — There have been a great number of anamorphic format trade names, for reasons of prestige, technology, or vanity. The basic 35 mm anamorphic format originally popularized as CinemaScope has by known by a number of other monikers. In some cases,… …   Wikipedia

  • Panavision — Infobox Company company name = Panavision Incorporated company company type = Private company slogan = Inspired by the past. Focused on the future. foundation = 1953 location = Woodland Hills, California, U.S. key people = Robert Gottschalk,… …   Wikipedia

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