Cooke Optics will be presenting the very latest lenses in its line-up, including the newest Anamorphic/i Full Frame 85mm Macro, on Stand 548 at BSC Expo, which takes place at Battersea Evolution, London, Friday 31st January to Saturday 1st February 2020.
Both coatings of the Anamorphic/i Full Frame Plus prime lenses, Standard and SF (Special Flair), will be on show. These represent the next logical step in the evolution of filmmaking, when using full frame sensors, producing true front anamorphics characteristics. With the SF’s producing an exaggerated lens flare effect if required by the cinematographer. The set includes 32mm, 40mm, 50mm, 75mm, 100mm, 135mm, 180mm and the latest 85mm MACRO. All focal lengths feature a 1.8x squeeze and a T2.3 stop, except for the 85mm MACRO, which is T2.8.
Spherical options in the Full Frame field are covered by the S7/i Full Frame Plus Primes. These are designed to cover the emergent full frame cinema camera sensors up to at least the full sensor area of the RED Weapon 8K (46.31mm image circle).
As with the Anamorphic/i Full Frame Plus range, the S7/i lenses come equipped with /i Technology for frame-by-frame digital information capture.
Also, on display will be the recently released Anamorphic/i SF 35mm-140mm zoom lens and lenses from the Panchro/i Classic prime range. These offer the vintage look of the beloved Speed Panchros, but with the added benefits of modern housing, mounts and glass.
As well as the /i technology, all the lenses at BSC will, of course, feature the world-renowned Cooke Look. For those not familiar with The Cooke Look or looking for reference material, Cooke has curated a unique online motion gallery – #ShotOnCooke (shotoncooke.com) – showcasing the use of Cooke’s acclaimed lens ranges across a variety of production genres from around the world. #ShotOnCooke provides a visual insight into Cooke lens characteristics such as dimensionality, roll-off and edge fall-off by hosting a wide variety of examples that feature and illustrate each lens series, with technical details about each clip.
As #ShotOnCooke is a curated website, cinematographers are invited to submit work that they feel best reflects the quality of their cinematography and the attributes of the lenses they chose. The Cooke team will then choose the most interesting examples to include on the website. Anyone interested in submitting content for consideration to #ShotOnCooke should email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cooke lenses will also be able to be seen on a number of camera manufacturer and reseller stands at the show, which include Canon, Panasonic, Sony and Red.