A front and back view of the ARRI 16SR 16mm motion picture camera and a front and back view of the ARRI 16M 16mm motion picture camera.

An ARRI 16SR and 16M

I love 16mm cameras. I learned how to be a cinematographer with Bolex, Arriflex, and Beaulieu 16mm cameras, but my current business isn’t focused on this format. While I have not done a full service and restoration of either of these cameras, I have scrubbed and cleaned the outside of them, made sure everything was …

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A group of 16mm cameras sitting on top of a workbench. Included in the group of cameras are a Kodak Reflex Special that I had never seen before, along with an ARRI SR1, several ARRI Ss, an ARRI 16 BL, and an ARRI M.

A Last Haul for the Year

At  a certain point, everyone has to say, “I just can’t take on anymore stuff”. But this group of cameras was literally going to end up in the landfill, so it came here with the hope of having a new life. I don’t usually take in 16mm equipment, but this garage load of equipment belonged …

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Todd-AO 35mm T1.5 spherical lens in BNCR mount

New Additions to Our Lens Offerings

We are excited to offer this group of interesting BNCR mount lenses from the collection of Dan Kanes. Apropos of the Technovision Mitchell 205 that we have posted about recently, this collection includes an 85mm and a 50mm Technovision lens. Most unusual is the Todd AO 35mm spherical lens, an extremely rare offering. Equally interesting …

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