The PL-to-LPL adapter, which attaches securely to the LPL lens mount without tools, offers backwards compatibility with all PL mount lenses, be they Super 35 or full frame. LDS-2 or /i lens metadata is accessible via the LPL mount, and LDS-1 or /i via the PL-to-LPL adapter. ARRI’s Frame Line and Lens Illumination Tool, available in the Learn & Help/Tools section of the ARRI website, illustrates how much of the large-format sensor is covered by a given lens.
Other manufacturers, such as Panavision and Vantage, offer proprietary lens mounts for the ALEXA LF and ALEXA Mini LF cameras, to support their own lens ranges. Cinematographers therefore have an almost unlimited lens choice when shooting with ARRI large-format cameras.
Cineworks are a television and film professional equipment hire facilities company based at Pinewood Studios. We pride ourselves on always having the latest up to date equipment and the knowledge to advise our clients on using the right tool for the job. Beyond the more conventional camera hire we can offer an extensive range of more specialist services. These include a filming tracking vehicle, Technocranes, stabilised heads, RC controlled dollies, aerial filming, cable cams, steadicams and towercams.
As well as supplying any kit for your job, we are also able to offer all our clients a full crewing service if needed. We have contacts with many award winning and experienced cameramen, ACs, sound recordists, jib operators, Steadicam operators, gaffers and vision mixers. Please enquire with us as to your needs and we shall do our very best to accommodate them for you.