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Thoughts on Zeiss High Sped 1.4 ?

Mako Koiwai
 

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