Super Baltars are a classic set of Hollywood cinema lenses, first designed in the 1950’s, that shot many classic films. They are popularly known for having filmed the original Parent Trap, The Godfather and The Godfather II.
Looking for a Bausch & Lomb Super Baltar lenses rental that you can trust? You’ve come to the right place!
Our Super Baltar lens set has been rehoused by Van Diemen Optics in the UK, featuring fully modern mechanics and smooth focus pulling with a full conversion to PL mounts so we can use them in all of our modern digital cameras such as REDs and Alexas.
These lenses are known for having a very distinctive vintage look with neat flare characteristics. Taking a classic lens like this and pairing it with a modern cinema camera will really differentiate your style and set you apart as a cinematographer by giving you that unique vintage look without too much extra effort.
The lenses have solid end stops at iris position fully open and fully closed. The focus movement also has solid end stops at each end of the full movement, along with industry standard drive gears for focus and iris at a fixed element throughout the series.
We rent the Super Baltar 5 lens set, including 25mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm and 100mm and a 1.4x extender.
Your card will be charged when the owner accepts your request. Cancel within 2 hours of acceptance and you will receive a full refund. Cancel within 48 hours of the rental start date and you will receive a 50% refund. Cancel within 24 hours of the rental start date and the rental may be non-refundable. Cancellation fees are imposed at owner's discretion.