Cooke S4/i lenses capture iconic elements of HBO’s The Last Of Us

March 20, 2023 Cooke Optics can proudly share that its globally renowned Cooke S4/i spherical lenses were the tool of choice for cinematographer Ksenia Sereda to shoot The Last Of Us, the new HBO series based on the critically acclaimed video game of the same name developed by Naughty Dog for the PlayStation® platforms. The […]

Cooke S7/i Lenses takes Power Book III: Raising Kanan back to the 90’s

September 13, 2021 In the 1990s, almost every DP in New York was using the Cooke Optics S4/i for commercials, music videos, and independent features, according to Aaron Medick, one of the DPs on Power Book III: Raising Kanan, who also became lead DP  in the second season for Power Book II: Ghost after starting […]

Cooke S4/i prime lenses help convey the horrors of war in Catch-22

For the Hulu six-episode miniseries Catch-22, directed by Grant Heslov, Ellen Kuras and George Clooney, cinematographer Martin Ruhe relied on two sets of Cooke Optics’ S4/i prime lenses matched with two ARRI ALEXA Mini cameras to capture this latest on-screen version, which premiered on 17 May.   Based on the acclaimed Joseph Heller novel Catch-22 […]