Interesting remarks from the Cooke lens engineers and chairman in Jon Fauer’s factory tour

FDTimes has published a really nice insight into the famous British cinema lens manufacturer Cooke.

“The business has changed ever since Jim Jannard announced the RED One camera in April 2006”

You can read all the interviews in FDTimes here [PDF]

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SLR Magic vs Cooke

The SLR Magic APO HyperPrime CINE 50mm T2.1 is a soon to be released high end PL mount cinema lens. The expected price is $1999, less than half the price of a Zeiss compact prime.

The Cooke S4i Mini 50mm T2.8 is $7850 at B&H and the full set is around $45,000.

How do they compare?

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