Behind the Scenes: Star Trek: Into Darkness

Blue screen, IMAX cameras and J.J. Abrams serving as his own lens flare technician highlight this collection of stills from Abrams’ “It’s not Kahn….OK, it’s totally Kahn” sequel.

The images come from this story on Kodak’s website and fstoppers. Star Trek: Into Darkness hits DVD, on-demand, etc. on September 10th.
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(Above) Director J.J. Abrams pings the anamorphic lens with a flashlight to create that beloved Abrams flare effect.
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(Above) Approximately 40 percent of the film was shot on 15 perf IMAX film, which exposes a negative 10 times the area of 35mm film.
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