Articles tagged "zeiss"

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It’s (most likely) alive! Adobe Camera Raw release includes support for Zeiss ZX1

The Zeiss ZX1 full frame compact may be ready to ship after all, as Adobe lists it amoung newly supported cameras in the latest Camera Raw update

Zeiss announces Radiance Prime lenses with controlled flare effects for cinematographers

Flares are back in fashion according to Zeiss, as it launches collection of seven prime movie lenses with new T*Blue coating for controlled flare but no loss of contrast

Zeiss officially unveils Otus 1.4/100 lens for full-frame Nikon, Canon cameras

Zeiss has announced the impending release of the 100mm F1.4, the fourth lens in its Otus lineup.

Leaked images: A detailed look at the unreleased Zeiss Otus 100mm F1.4 lens

It's not yet official, but we have leaked product images and the details on the fourth lens in Zeiss' latest Otus lens, the 100mm F1.4.

CP+ 2019: Zeiss interview - 'Let’s do something new'

Zeiss Senior Product Manager Elliot Shih sat down with us at CP+ to talk about the company's first camera to launch in more than a decade.

CP+ 2019: Zeiss ZX1 - hands-on with the full-frame Android camera

The Zeiss ZX1 was one of the great surprises of Photokina 2018: a full-frame, Android-based compact with a 35mm F2 lens. We got a chance to play with a pre-production example at CP+ and found something unlike any particular camera we've encountered before.

Video: Zeiss shows hands-on footage of its ZX1 camera with Lightroom integration

Portrait and photojournalist Sabrina Weniger goes hands-on with Zeiss' yet-to-be-released ZX1 camera in Düsseldorf's Little Tokyo.

Zeiss opens its 2019 photography award with €15K top prize

Zeiss has announced its annual photography contest is open for entries, and that the top prize will include €12,000/$13,615USD of its lenses along with a €3000/$3403USD grant to pay for a photographic project.

Zeiss expands Batis lens range with 40mm F2 Close Focus

Zeiss has announced the Batis 40mm F2 CF, bridging the sizable gap between their 25mm F2 and 85mm F1.8 offerings. As with other Batis offerings, the 40mm F2 has autofocus and is compatible with full-frame Sony E-mount cameras.

Zeiss announces ZX1 full-frame compact with fixed 35mm F2 lens

The ZX1 is Zeiss' first ever digital camera, featuring a 37.4MP full-frame sensor and a fixed, 35mm F2 Zeiss Distagon lens. In a first for any camera, Zeiss has teamed up with Adobe to offer Lightroom CC functionality in the camera itself, utilizing its large 4.3" touchscreen.

Zeiss launches new lineup of lightweight and compact 'Supreme Prime' lenses

Zeiss has announced a new lineup of 13 'Supreme Prime' lenses for large format cinematographers who want smaller and lighter glass that still produces top-quality results. The kind of lenses that make your salivary glands work... and your wallet groan.

Zeiss unveils 'small, robust and versatile' Loxia 25mm F2.4 lens

The Loxia 25mm F2.4 joins four other manual-focus Loxia lenses designed specifically for Sony's full-frame mirrorless cameras—a "small, robust and versatile" lens that will keep your kit light and inconspicuous when you're on the go.

A strange shootout: $5,000 Zeiss Otus 28mm F1.4 vs $4,250 Leica Q

In this short video review, PhotoShelter founder and CEO Allen Murabayashi decided to see how the $5,000 Zeiss Otus 28mm F1.4 lens stacked up against the almost-as-expensive $4,250 Leica Q, which sports a fixed 28mm F1.7 lens.

Cosina has discontinued the Zeiss SLR Classic series of lenses

It's the end of an era. Two years after releasing the Milvus line, Cosina Japan has announced that it has ceased production of the Zeiss SLR Classic series of lenses.

Hands-on with Zeiss Milvus 25mm F1.4

Zeiss just announced a new prime lens for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs: the Milvus 25mm F1.4. It's very big, very heavy, and should be very high-performing – and we just got our hands on one.

Zeiss reveals Milvus 25mm F1.4 lens, the 11th in the manual-focus family

The Zeiss Milvus family of manual-focus full-frame lenses just gained a new member. Meet the Zeiss Milvus 24mm F1.4: a fast, rugged new lens designed primarily for landscape and architecture photography.

Zeiss offering €12,000 in lenses and €3,000 trip in annual photo contest

Zeiss has opened its annual photography competition for entries, and this year the company is offering €12,000 of lenses for the best collection of images. The winning photographer will also get €3,000 to spend on travel for a photography-related project.

New Nokia 8 smartphone features 13MP dual-cam with Zeiss optics

The Nokia 8's dual-cam combines the image data from a 13MP RGB sensor and a 13 monochrome chip for better detail, improved dynamic range and lower noise levels.

Oprema Jena seeks to resurrect the legendary Zeiss Biotar 75mm F1.5

The company behind the new Meyer Optik Goerlitz lens manufacturing business has formed a new brand to bring back the Biotar 75mm F1.5 that was made by Carl Zeiss Jena in the 1940s and 50s.

Report: 45% of Leica is up for sale, and Zeiss is interested

Huge news out of the photo industry today. It seems Blackstone is considering selling their 45% stake in Leica Camera, and Zeiss is one of the potential buyers... but only if they can buy a majority stake.

Photographer finds film in 1929 Zeiss Ikon camera, here are the developed photos

When photographer Martijn van Oers stumbled across an old 1929 Zeiss Ikon in a thrift store, he had no idea there was an undeveloped film inside.

Nokia is teaming up with Zeiss to deliver the "ultimate imaging experience"

If the rumors are true, we should see a Zeiss-branded 13MP dual-camera on the upcoming Nokia 9 flagship smartphone.

Zeiss launches Milvus 1.4/35 full-frame lens for Canon and Nikon

Zeiss says its new lens is particularly suited for portrait photography but also a good all-rounder and can be used in video applications.

You should totally spend 15K on this rare Zeiss lens

The Carl Zeiss Jena BIOTAR 75mm F1.5 Red T lens is very rare and priced accordingly. It can be yours today for the low, low price of $15,000.

Zeiss formally announces Batis 135mm F2.8

Zeiss has announced a new medium telephoto full-frame Batis lens for Sony E mount: the Batis 2.8/135. Read more

ExoLens Case for iPhone 7 supports Zeiss lenses while protecting phone

ExoLens has announced the launch of its new ExoLens Case for iPhone 7, a case designed to protect the phone while also supporting the company's ExoLens PRO with Optics by Zeiss accessory lenses. Read more

Zeiss is teasing a new telephoto Batis lens on its Instagram account

Recently, Zeiss started teasing a 'new Batis portrait telelens' on its Instagram account. A couple of Zeiss Ambassadors have posted photos from the yet-to-be-named lens as part of a weekly account takeover. Read more

Zeiss ExoLens PRO lens lineup updated with support for iPhone 7 phones

Zeiss has announced a new ‘Edge’ bracket that brings iPhone 7 family support to the maker’s ExoLens PRO with Optics by Zeiss smartphone lenses. Read more

Lenses and photo trips offered for top prize in Zeiss Photography Awards

German lens manufacturer Zeiss has put up a top prize that includes €12,000 of its lenses and €3000 towards a photographic excursion for the winner of its 2017 Zeiss Photography Award. Read more

Zeiss adds 85mm F2.4 to Loxia line for full-frame E-mount

Zeiss has just added an 85mm F2.4 to its Loxia range for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. Read more

Zeiss adds super-wide and tele- options to Milvus line

Zeiss has announced 15mm F2.8, 18mm F2.8 and 135mm F2 additions to its manual focus Milvus line. Read more

Video explains Kubrick's use of innovative camera tech when shooting Barry Lyndon

The British Film Institute (BFI) has published a video essay on how Stanley Kubrick used an extremely rare and fast Zeiss lens to achieve a unique look when shooting his movie Barry Lyndon. Read more

Zeiss unveils super-wide Batis 18mm F2.8

Zeiss has added the 2.8/18, a super wide-angle AF lens, to its Batis line for Sony E-mount. The full-frame lens joins the current 25mm F2 and 85mm F1.8 offerings. Read more

Student takes 2016 Zeiss Photography Award top prize

Optical manufacturer Zeiss has announced the winner of its first Zeiss Photography Award is a student who beat a host of professionals to the €15,000 top prize. Read more

Zeiss optics included in latest ExoLens accessory lenses for the iPhone

Smartphone accessory lens manufacturer ExoLens is to introduce three new lenses that use optics and designs from Zeiss.

ZEISS announces Otus 1.4/28, third lens for Otus series

German optical manufacturer Zeiss has announced it is to introduce a wide angle to its Otus family of lenses designed for full frame SLR cameras. The Zeiss Otus 1.4/28 is a 28mm lens with a maximum aperture of f/1.4, and will be available with ZE and ZF.2 mounts for Canon EOS and Nikon F cameras. Read more

ZEISS goes wide with Loxia 21mm F2.8 for Sony E-mount

ZEISS has introduced the 21mm F2.8 to its Loxia lineup for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras, joining the 35mm F2 and 50mm F2. Like its siblings, the 2.8/21 allows the user to de-click the aperture ring for video recording. Read more

Meet Milvus: Hands-on with Zeiss's Milvus lenses

What's the plural of Milvus? Milvi? We're not sure, but one thing we do know: Zeiss's new lens family has arrived in a big way. The German manufacturer announced six new manual focus lenses this week bearing the Milvus name. Take a look these mighty new lenses. Read more

Zeiss introduces high-resolution Milvus SLR lens family with six focal lengths for Canon and Nikon cameras

German optics manufacturer Zeiss has announced it has created a new range of lenses specifically for high-resolution DSLRs. The Zeiss Milvus family will comprise six lenses fitted for Canon EF and Nikon F cameras. Read more

What's in a name? Zeiss provides details on lens partnerships and production

Lens maker Zeiss has written a blog post about its relationships with other manufacturers - specifically its partnership with Sony. The post sheds some light on exactly what that little blue logo on your lens can mean. The blog post itself appears to have been written by the marketing department, but reading between the lines gives us a better idea of how its relationship with Sony works. Read more

Otus Readings: the Zeiss 85 F1.4 Otus Comparison

When the Zeiss 85mm F1.4 Otus rolled into our office in both Canon and Nikon mounts, we knew what had to be done. We proudly present to you the 85mm F1.4 Otus, one of the nicest things we've ever held, mounted on the 5DS R and the Nikon D810 for your peeping pleasure. You can even see how it compares with an old Canon EF 85mm F1.8... Read on

Zeiss offers full-frame E-mount 'Batis' 25mm F2 and 85mm F1.8 lenses

Zeiss has revealed two new full-frame lenses for Sony's E-mount system, the Batis 2/25 and 1.8/85. They offer autofocus, and are the first Zeiss-produced FE-style lenses to do so. Each lens barrel contains an OLED displaying focus distance and depth of field. A linear motor AF drive keeps operation quiet, and both lenses are sealed against dust and moisture. Read more

Sony Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35mm F1.4 ZA real-world samples gallery posted

Sony announced three new FE primes yesterday, including a 28 f/2, a 35mm f/1.4 and a 90mm f/2.8 macro. We got our hands on the Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 and shot with it around Seattle. It features a 9-blade circular aperture and a Direct Drive SSM focus system. Check out our samples gallery

Zeiss introduces Distagon T* 35mm F1.4 ZM lens

Zeiss has announced its a Distagon T* 35mm F1.4 ZM lens for Leica M-mount bodies. The company describes the lens as being for professional reportage photography and points out that the wide maximum aperture 'ensures the photographer is independent from the ISO limitations of his camera.' The 35mm F1.4 ZM will be available in black or silver for a recommended price of €1679.84 or $2290 exc taxes.

Sony rolls out Zeiss FE 16-35mm F4 wide angle zoom and HVL-F32M flash

Sony has announced the Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS for its E-mount interchangeable lens cameras, as well as the HVL-F32M flash and XLR-K2M XLR audio adaptor kit. The 16-35mm is the fifth full-frame zoom for Sony's Alpha 7 series. Read more

Zeiss introduces 'no distortion' Otus 1.4/85mm

Zeiss has announced a new fast mid-telephoto prime to join last year's widely acclaimed 1.4/55 lens in the Otus range. Due out in the middle of this month in Canon EF (ZE) and Nikon F (ZF.2) mounts, the new Zeiss Otus 1.4/85 is a manual focus lens claimed to offer exceptional performance even when used wide open on full frame cameras. Read more

Zeiss launches Loxia full frame lenses for Sony E-mount

German optical manufacturer Zeiss has announced a new range of lenses called Loxia, designed for full frame cameras using the Sony E mount – essentially the Sony Alpha 7 series at the moment. The Loxia 2/35 and Loxia 2/50 are based on the company's existing 35mm f/2 Biogon and 50mm f/2 Planar lenses from the ZM range. Read more

Zeiss announces Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30mm T2.9 lens

Zeiss will have its new Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30mm T2.9 lens on display at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, April 7-10. The new lens fills the wide-angle gap in Zeiss' cine-style zoom lineup, complementing the already available CZ.2 28-80mm T2.9 and CZ.2 70-200mm T2.9 lenses. Also at the show will be a new Arri/Zeiss Master Anamorphic MA 135mm T1.9 lens. Learn more

Zeiss announces Touit 50mm F2.8 Macro for Sony and Fujifilm mirrorless

Zeiss has announced an addition to its Touit family of lenses, in the shape of a 50mm F2.8 Macro. The Touit 2.8/50M is designed for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensors, and will come in Sony E and Fujifilm X mounts. With an angle of view equivalent to 75mm on full frame, it offers 1:1 magnification for close-up shooting. Like the other Touit lenses it includes autofocus, but no image stabilisation. It will go on sale in March 2014 with a recommended price of EUR 755 (excl. VAT.) or US$ 999 (excl. VAT).

Zeiss announces 'no compromise' Otus 55mm F1.4

Zeiss has announced the Otus 1.4/55, a premium manual focus 'normal' lens for full frame SLRs. It's the first in a new line of lenses aimed at 'uncompromising professional' photographers, with a price tag to match - €2,940 or US$3,999 (excl. VAT). According to Zeiss it's named Otus after 'a type of owl known for its excellent vision in darkness'. On the technical side, it employs a Distagon design that's unusually complex for this class of lens, to minimise aberrations even when shooting at maximum aperture.  

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