Bolex Bible: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know But Were Afraid to Ask: an Essential Guide to Buying and Using Bolex H16 Cameras. Front Cover. Shopping for a Bolex 16mm movie camera can be confusing, which makes Andrew Alden’s £15 Bolex Bible an essential aid. You can pick up. Bolex bible: everything you ever wanted to know but were afraid to ask: an essential guide to buying and using Bolex H16 cameras by Andrew Alden starting at.

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Bolex H16 User

However, you may be offered a camera by a dealer or other seller that is either overpriced or unsuitable for your needs. The 16mm versions first edition was first released in February and the the final ninth edition came in October Time-lapse and bib,e with the Bolex H16 is exactly that! The 16mm camera book by Douglas Underdahl is one of the most useful books on the practicalities of 16mm filmmaking.

The H16 has been around since with models still being produced today in Switzerland by Bolex International SA, although these new cameras, lenses and accessories are expensive. This single location in All: You can, of course, always e-mail me Andrew Alden with a general question about Bolex H16 cameras, lenses and accessories.

This was the only modern up to date professionally produced magazine aimed at the small format enthusiast. Focal are a British publishing company who produced literature on filmmaking and photography and still do to this day.


Suppliers and processors of 16mm volex may be easily tracked down by doing a quick internet search – however if you fancy some home processing then check out no.

Public Private login e. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Most H16 cameras, lenses and accessories that you are likely to come across will be second-hand.

One of the best later quality one off magazines about Bolex equipment and lenses going into the 70s to be exact is this guide to 16mm movie making but using Bolex equipment to do so. Every time Bolex released a new product it would be reviewed in depth in the magazine. Add a tag Cancel Be the first to add a tag for this edition. Subjects Bolex H16 motion picture camera. It is the ultimate hard copy guide to the Bolex H Which includes all film gauges plus a history of the company and its founding and current running.

The University of Sydney. We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. Please note however that the Bolex Professional camera though is not covered! Which Bolex H16 do I have or am I likely to. You should get what you think you are paying for. You get to see the current staff of two and an overview of there operations. Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your user name at the top right of any screen.

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Here i discuss some of the best examples. Physical Description p. The other being Super 8 Today magazine. You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Bolex Reporter Magazine biblw an interesting source of information on Bolex equipment and filmmaking in general.

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There guides were thought of as authoritative and they produced one on Bolex 8mm equipment and one on Bolex 16mm equipment.

It is important for anyone wanting to buy an H16 to find out as much information as possible on the subject first – this is one of the reasons for creating this site. Within its pages Andrew talks about every incremental feature change the camera has gone through. The difference in price will be justified by factors such as the age and condition of the camera, the type of lens or lenses fitted or features such as the lens mount and the possibility of using magazines, motors, crystal control etc.

The discussion includes items such as bolwx noise, whether they can be converted to Super 16, Servicing problems, reliability of the older cameras, there history etc etc. Tags What are tags? Comments and reviews What are comments?