Anamorphic on a Budget – Panasonic LA7200

August 9, 2015

Going with one of the most common anamorphic adapters for beginners, the Panasonic LA7200 gives great performance at wide angles, but struggles under a lot of circumstances.

Many thanks to mrs. Gabi Akashi for helping me out in the World Tests!


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  • TFerradans. · Anamorphic Chop Shop – Panasonic LA7200 fix with +0.25 Diopter – Part 1 August 16, 2015 at 8:18 am

    […] I think EVERYONE who owns or owned a Panasonic has probably seen this video from Eyepatch Entertainment and spent hours on end trying to grab a […]

  • TFerradans. · Buying Your First Anamorphic Lens August 15, 2016 at 8:35 am

    […] Its downsides are softness around the edges and the need to stop down the taking lens to f/4-5.6 to get sharp images. Close focus is also an issue, with the extra challenge of “how do I cover this front glass??”. The cheapest way is taping the diopters to its front. Needless to say it’s quite risky, but works wonders. If you want more info, check the LA7200′s in-depth review! […]