Press release: The COKIN story is first and foremost the story of aÂ man, its founder Jean Coquin, a renowned FrenchÂ photographer who worked for the best-known luxuryÂ brands. It is also the story of a team who has neverÂ ceased to keep this vision alive, always anticipatingÂ the desires of photographers and videographersÂ around the world with numerous innovations.
COKIN has always tried to mix science of coloursÂ and lighting techniques. Easy to use, COKIN productsÂ are also extraordinary tools for creative people.Â The creation of COKINâ€™s own range of gel filters is theÂ outcome of years of research and development.
Today, COKIN is one of the few filter manufacturersÂ to offer a complete range of lighting filtersÂ for photography, video, tv and film industriesÂ and is proud to announce PHOTOGELSÂ®.
The whole PHOTOGEL manufacturingÂ process is subject to stringentÂ quality control, ensuring bothÂ high optical quality andÂ perfect colour consistency.
The remarkable optical transmissionÂ of our gel filters allows them to beÂ used not only in digital or film-basedÂ photography, but also in motionÂ picture film and high-definitionÂ video (HD). Now, professional,Â expert or amateur photographersÂ alike can benefit from COKINâ€™sÂ renowned know-how and 40Â years experience in optics.
Photogels Flash! by Cokin
Flashguns are made for mobility, as wireless strobe sync systems offer newÂ ways of shooting outdoor, indoor or in small studios. Thatâ€™s the reasonÂ why COKIN has decided to bring its experience to this new generationÂ of photographers by developing a range of mini Photogels: Flash!Â Designed to fit most flashguns on the market, these flash gel filters haveÂ been developped with no compromise on quality. The manufacturingÂ techniques and quality control are the same for all COKIN lighting filtersÂ – including Flash! – ensuring high performance, reliability and longevity.
- Photogel sheets:
- Sheet packs:
- Individual sheets:
- Flash gels are available in kits of 12x5cm – 5â€x 2â€ sheets.
Cut to size, PHOTOGEL sheets help to facilitate the practice of producing images. With Photogels, the use of gelÂ filters becomes swift, simple, and effective. PHOTOGEL sheets are available in packs or as individual sheets.
The sheets are packed in three kits of 12 filters each : correction, diffusion and colour effect.Â Available in two different sizes : 24x30cm (10â€x12â€) or 50x60cm (21â€x24â€).
For the photographer with moreÂ specific needs.Â Available in the larger sizeÂ (50x60cm or 21×24â€) in any ofÂ the colours in our full lightingÂ filter range of over 250Â different colours and effects.
Swatch books are availableÂ giving a small sample ofÂ each gel together with aÂ description of its effect andÂ its transmission curve.
Download the Cokin Photogels 2010 Guide (1.64MB pdf)
Available at the end of July 2010.