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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Within its pages Andrew talks about every incremental feature change the camera has gone through. However, you may be offered a camera by a dealer or other seller that is either overpriced or unsuitable for your needs.

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You can, of course, always e-mail me Andrew Alden with a general question about Bolex H16 bole, lenses and accessories. Every lens made by Bolex for the H16 plus lenses made by other manufacturers that were especially designed for the H Physical Description p. Check copyright status Cite this Title Bolex bible: Time-lapse and animation with the Bolex H16 is exactly that! It was Americas leading movie magazine for a number of years and spanned a publishing range from the s to the early s.

Most Bolex cameras tend to be used in applications such as time-lapse and animation mainly because of the noise they make bibel running in normal filming situations. Skip to content Skip to search.

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. The University of Sydney. Home This editionEnglish, Book, Illustrated edition: Be the first to add this to a list. 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.


Subjects Bolex H16 motion picture camera. There have been a number of publications which try and explain Bolex Camera Equipment. There guides were thought of as authoritative and they produced one on Bolex 8mm equipment and one on Bolex 16mm equipment. Before you actually start buying anything check out the information on this site including the links.

University of Sydney Library. It is the ultimate hard copy guide to the Bolex H 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.

You also may like to try some of these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. You should get what you think you are paying for. The 16mm versions first edition was first released in February and the the final ninth edition came in October Fuji has now phased out 16mm film.

The other being Super 8 Today magazine. View online Borrow Buy Freely available Show 0 more links Focal are a British publishing company who produced literature on filmmaking and photography and still do to this day. Time-lapse and animation with the Bolex H Comments and reviews What are comments? Tags What are tags? Set up My libraries How do I set up “My libraries”?

One of the most interesting chapters is when he reviews each and every camera made from the past and the present that still should be bibble to be used in a production. A Bolex History also by Andrew Alden is a guide to all the products made by the company in its entire history.

Every few years they would update the guide with any feature changes or new accessories. Biblle Format Issue No 1. Suppliers and processors of 16mm film may be easily tracked down by doing a quick internet search – however if you fancy some home processing then check out no.

And finally an insightful visit to modern day Bolex of Switzerland circa by Jurgen Lossau’s short lived English Language version of Small Format magazine still popular in Germany. Douglas has worked in a camera hire store in California for a number of years and is fully conversant with all 16mm cameras past and present plus all there inherent features and drawbacks.


Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait 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. Which Bolex H16 do I have or am Bib,e likely to.

The 16mm camera book by Douglas Underdahl is one of the most useful books on the practicalities of 16mm filmmaking.

Please note however that the Bolex Professional camera though is not covered! Here i discuss some of the best examples. Open to the public. Lists What are lists?

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We were unable to find this edition in any bookshop we are able to search. 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 accessory is covered in full including sync sound accessories! Separate different tags with a comma. The discussion includes items such as camera noise, whether they can be converted to Super 16, Servicing problems, reliability of the older cameras, there history etc etc.

To include a comma in your tag, surround the tag with double quotes. The Bolex H16 movie camera. Every time Bolex released a new product it would be reviewed in depth in the magazine. This single location in New South Wales: