• (adj): Pertaining to a kind of distorting optical system.
    Example: "An anamorphic lense"
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Anamorphosis - "Anamorphic" Effects in The Work of Contemporary Artists
... Varini, Matthew Ngui, Kelly Houle, Nigel Williams, and Judy Grace are fine artists creating anamorphic images ... Another form of anamorphic art is often called "Slant Art." Examples are the sidewalk chalk paintings of Kurt Wenner and Julian Beever where the ... The system of anamorphic projection can be seen quite commonly on text written at a very flat angle on roadways — such as "Bus Lane" or "Children Crossing" — which ...
Anamorphic Format - History and Development - History
... Douglass also created special effects and anamorphic widescreen motion picture cameras ... Anamorphic widescreen was not used again for cinematography until 1952 when Twentieth Century-Fox bought the rights to the technique to create its ... premiered in 1953, was the first feature film released that was filmed with an anamorphic lens ...
List Of Anamorphic Format Trade Names
... There have been a great number of anamorphic format trade names, for reasons of prestige, technology, or vanity ... The basic 35 mm anamorphic format originally popularized as CinemaScope has been known by a number of other monikers ... it has generally been considered a cliché throwback, and thus the generic name of anamorphic format has become predominant ...
... Three-strip Cinerama did not use anamorphic lenses, although two of the systems used to produce the 70mm prints (Ultra Panavision 70 and Super ... Later, 35mm anamorphic reduction prints were produced for exhibition in theatres with anamorphic Cinemascope-compatible projection lenses ...
Anamorphic Format
... Anamorphic format is a term normally used for the cinematography technique of shooting a widescreen picture on standard 35 mm film or other visual recording ... It should not be confused with anamorphic widescreen, a different video encoding concept that uses similar principles but different means.) The word "anamorphic" and its derivatives ...

More definitions of "anamorphic":

  • (adj): Pertaining to gradual evolution from one type of organism to another.