October 2022

Arriflex 2B Techniscope 2-perf cameras with PL lens mount

2-Perf Returns!

New this week: a pair of freshly converted Arriflex 2B 2-perf Techniscope cameras with PL mounts. As I was finishing up work on Mitchell Standard #125 and servicing several sets of lenses, my friend Daniil Nevskiy sent back two of my Arri 2Bs that he converted for 2-perf pull-down and PL lens mounts. I haven’t …

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Mitchell Standard 125

A Face-lift for Mitchell Standard 125

Recently, I was contacted by my friend and fellow vintage camera enthusiast Michael Geiger, who had recently acquired Mitchell Standard #125. This camera, like Mitchell 46, had been abused in its previous life. Mitchell 125 was hacked into an animation camera, and whoever did the conversion, removed and discarded most of the original shutter control …

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