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#1 Anatole Sloan

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Posted 24 July 2006 - 06:28 PM

The majority of film-making forums I use regularly seem to have, in general, a favourite lens - here it's Zeiss (Master Primes) but several others regard Cooke S4s to be much better. What is the reason for this - who is the culprit behind influencing everybody :huh: ???
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#2 David Mullen ASC

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Posted 24 July 2006 - 07:49 PM

It's mainly a personal taste issue. Some people feel that Cooke S4's are more pleasant and flattering, sharp without being razor sharp and contrasty like a Zeiss.
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#3 Arni Heimir

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Posted 24 July 2006 - 07:58 PM

It's mainly a personal taste issue. Some people feel that Cooke S4's are more pleasant and flattering, sharp without being razor sharp and contrasty like a Zeiss.


I think that Panavision Primos are brilliant for exterior photography.
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#4 Leo Anthony Vale

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Posted 25 July 2006 - 01:20 PM

The majority of film-making forums I use regularly seem to have, in general, a favourite lens - here it's Zeiss (Master Primes) but several others regard Cooke S4s to be much better. What is the reason for this - who is the culprit behind influencing everybody :huh: ???


MP pros frequently have extreme brand loyalties. Maybe it's the T-shirts and baseball caps.

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