Zeiss Standard Speeds are S35 vintage cinema lenses that have been an industry standard for decades. Their older optical designs, vintage glass and coatings are the perfect tool to take some of the edge off of digital cameras. They most definitely flatter skin tones.
Standard Speeds were used on Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Monster’s Ball, and Roger Deakins used them to shoot Fargo. They have a classic look thanks in part to their older coatings and iris design which delivers beautiful flares and a unique bokeh when stopped down. As a bonus, they are some of the smallest and lightest cinema lenses available.