Richard A. Gregory: Notebook Entry for May 27, 1936

Gregory documents the distance, speed, and aperture employed during filming, as well as the varying light conditions.

From Richard A. Gregory, "Rough Notes" [MSBZ004-02-01-112]

Speed: (1/2 Speed) (8)
Diaphragm f. 1.9
Cond. of Light (Elect. meter) 1.3

Dia. f. 2.8
Cond. of Light (1.3)
Speed 2 frames per sec.

May 27th 1936

Subject: Head of Christ on Deisis
Distance: 12 feet away
This was taken with no lights but natural lightning (1.3 western Elect. Exper Meter)
f. 1.9 (2.5 mm angle lens)

Also head and Body
Distance: 12 feet away
f. 2.8 (15mm wide angle lens)
Hand cranked

Film taken on the Narthex Panel
Distance:
Subject: Narthex Panel
1 frame per sec.
condition of light 1/4 Exper Meter
f. 1.9

Same
Speed 2 frames per sec.
same

 

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