This photographer adapted a massive IMAX lens to a Canon EOS R

Canon EOS R with IMAX lens
(Image credit: The Slanted Lens)

There are definitely some unusual pieces of glass out there, but have you ever considered shooting portraits with a ridiculously large projection lens that was originally designed for IMAX screens? 

Photographer Jay P Morgan from The Slanted Lens recently published a video where he took an IMAX lens and adapted it to the Canon EOS R. This unusual combination produced some stunning results at his local skate park, where he captured some street portraiture.

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Usman Dawood

Usman is a commercial and architectural photographer based in West Yorkshire, who has been working professionally for over seven years. He has also spent over four years as a writer for the biggest photography sites in the world, including Staff Writer for Digital Camera World, senior staff writer for FStoppers, and tech writer for Petapixel. 

With a particular interest in technology developments, high-resolution imaging and the high-end cameras, Usman has been on the cutting edge of camera news as well as writing features about medium format systems and global shutters, and has reviewed some of the latest Leica cameras as well as a tripod that’s even taller than Andre the Giant!