Band of Brothers - 6.5" 16/9 Rainbow
Adefarasin, ASC encouraged his Operator to use a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD).
“Using an onboard LCD monitor as a ‘viewfinder’ eliminates the need to keep your eye squeezed against the eyepiece, which is difficult during vigorous operating” the cinematogtapher explains. “Mounting the screen to the front of the camera also helped when we had to move quickly to keep up with the troops. It also enabled us to do very low running shots without complicated rigging.” (…)
Arri Media in London supplied the cameras and lenses and “provided superb support”, according to Adefarasin.
Extract from the article Close Combat by Jean Oppenheimer published in the American Cinematographer Magazine