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Subject: Re: This Guy Made an 8x10 Large Format Video Camera
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On Sunday, 31 December 2017 07:38:19 UTC-5, Sandman  wrote:
> <https://petapixel.com/2017/12/30/guy-made-8x10-large-format-video-ca...
> 
> The title is a bit misleading. He is using a large format lens to project the 
> image on a cinema screen-like surface in the back of the camera, and then use 
> a full format Sony A7S II to film that projection with a wide-angle lens.
> 
> I suppose it's the closest thing we can come to a large format video camera 
> without building a huge 8x10 digital sensor.
> 
> The end result is 4k@24fps 
> 
> -- 
> Sandman

So he just wanted the kind of image an 8x10 lens produces? Actually, they've built larger sensors
than that for astronomy, but they are composed of multiple large sensors.  They mathematically
removed the frame-lines.  I believe the largest sensor I've seen was about 4x4 inches.