(Leicester, United Kingdom--April 9, 2013) Cooke Optics, the leading manufacturer of precision lenses, announced today that it will add two new lenses to its miniS4/i range. The 40mm and 65mm lenses have been developed in response to customer demand. The miniS4/i range consists of smaller, lightweight lenses that bring the professional ‘Cooke Look®’ to all content creators at an affordable cost.
Les Zellan, Chairman and Owner, Cooke Optics, said, “Our customers asked for these additional focal lengths and we were happy to round out the miniS4/i range and provide even more versatility for our customers’ projects.”
The miniS4/i range now offers 18, 25, 32, 40, 50, 65, 75, 100 and 135mm focal lengths at T2.8, with calibration and colour matching to the entire Cooke range and the famed Cooke Look that brings a warm, organic quality to both film and digital images.
The new lenses are available immediately.
About Cooke Optics, LTD.
Cooke is a storied name in both cinematographic and the ultra-high-end professional photography markets. Known worldwide for their precision, exacting tolerances and superior quality, Cooke lenses are specified by many of the world’s most respected cinematographers. Cooke is also the developer behind /i Technology, the protocol enabling vital lens and camera information to be captured and passed digitally to post-production teams. Cooke was honoured with a 2013 Academy Award® of Merit (an Oscar® statuette) for its continuing innovation in the design, development and manufacture of motion picture camera lenses. Features in production or recently shot with Cooke lenses include Zero Dark Thirty, A Good Day To Die Hard, To Rome With Love, Filth, After Earth, Hugo, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, Midnight in Paris, My Week With Marilyn, Red Dog, Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince, and Angels and Demons. Television shows in production or recently shot with Cooke lenses include Parade’s End, Chicago Fire, Game of Thrones, World Without End, The Borgias, Downton Abbey, Upstairs Downstairs, Trollied, Trauma, Community, Back, Journeyman, State of Mind, Life, Bones, Grey’s Anatomy, and Entourage.