1.4 … do we mean the original High Speed Zeiss T1.3’s ?
These were INTENTIONALLY designed to be Low Contrast Wide open … since it was assumed that they would be used in Low level, Contrasty Lighting situations. Internal veiling is suppose to create a bit of fill.
First used in the US on TAXI DRIVER, Fred Schuler, ASC’s personal set.
Fred operating with the BL that he provided ...
makofoto, who assisted Fred for a number of years, s. pasadena, ca