• How To Make a DIY ‘Deakinizer' Lens for a Unique Visual Effect

    16 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    The Deakinizer lens is a specially modified optic that was commissioned by Roger Deakins for the 2007 film “ The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford ” used to create an old-timey feel to the footage, giving the scenes captured in it an almost tilt-shift look.
    In this three-minute video, spotted by DIY Photography , Chung Dha shows two quick ways to make a DIY version of this lens for yourself.
    “The unique look was done entirely in-camera with lenses that are now called ‘Deakinizers.' I used to use this gag where I put a small lens element in front of a 50mm to get a...
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