A Guide to Stanley Kubrick’s Lenses

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Famous filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was not just a cinematographer, but he was also a still photographer. And as is explained in this video after the jump, he got his lens knowledge from his stills background. But did you know that he would ask manufacturers for 10 of the same lens, test them all, and take the best one for himself? He was quite particular and he owned a large amount of lenses; but they all helped him to develop the looks that he wanted and is famous for.

In the video after the jump, Joe Denton talks about Stanley Kubrick’s lenses and why he chose them.

Via No Film School