[SOLD] Canon 8-64mm T/2.4 "HURT LOCKER" Super 16 Zoom PL


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Canon 8-64mm T/2.4 Super 16 Zoom PL Mount 8-64 - HURT LOCKER - USA ship + Extras

Fantastic condition, Item located in Chicago (would prefer local meet up but will ship in USA)


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If you are viewing this you likely already know all of this but here is some info on the lens:

CHECK OUT THIS AMAZING REVIEW with SAMPLE FOOTAGE from this model of lens (footage was not shot with this exact lens but one just like it)

Item Listing Info:

Included in this Listing -- Lens, With Chrosziel bracket and front tripod mount, original caps, grip, flight case, ST/BL mount with Zeiss cap, compendium/matte box with 2 filter inserts.

Working condition -- 100% Perfect

Condition of optical elements (lens glass) -- very fine lenses, only the smallest amount dust inside, normal and no effect whatever to image quality.

Condition cosmetically (outer condition) -- Only light marks of use - Light to normal marks of use / see pictures!!


Lens General Info:

CF 22" // OD 95mm // Weight 4.25lbs

There is a good reason Barry Ackroyd chose the Canon 8-64mm T2.4 as his primary lens on HURT LOCKER - it does everything right. Not only is it sharp, has one of the most useful zoom ranges of any lens and has an amazing close-focus, but it also has almost NO FOCUS BREATHING at any focal length. Super-16 zooms are known for their bad focus breathing, and this lens has none at the wide end and almost none at the long end. With a field of view that is roughly equivalent to a 14.5-115mm in Super-35 terms and a close focus that nearly touches the front of the lens, this is the ultimate documentary lens. There is rarely a moment where you feel like you can't get the shot you need or feel like you have to change lenses. Perfect documentary shooting.

This lens was designed to cover the Super 16mm format. If you are shooting on a camera with a super-35mm or APS-C sensor like a Canon C300 MKII, Sony FS7 or ARRI Amira, this lens will give you roughly the same field of view of as a 16-128mm lens would give you, which is really useful range. The 8-64mm gives you a field of view range that’s a bit wider and a bit longer than the popular Canon 17-120mm T2.95, and it’s lighter, cheaper, and almost a stop faster. The 8-64mm is a compact, lightweight, 8X cinema zoom lens, with a fast, constant T2.4 maximum aperture over the entire zoom range, with no ramping.

This lens seems to have been developed with the documentary shooter in mind. It covers the most commonly used focal lengths, it’s got a fast maximum aperture, it’s extremely light-weight, and it has relatively short focus and zoom rotation, which is ideal for when you are zooming and pulling focus directly off the barrel. That being said, this lens delivers a very desirable look, making it well suited for scripted work as well.

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