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
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Nov 8, 2019 at 16:15
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
lens newsApr 24, 2019 at 18:32
Zeiss has announced the impending release of the 100mm F1.4, the fourth lens in its Otus lineup.
Apr 10, 2019 at 20:08
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.
Mar 31, 2019 at 14:00
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.
Feb 28, 2019 at 12:00
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.
videoDec 23, 2018 at 20:38
Portrait and photojournalist Sabrina Weniger goes hands-on with Zeiss' yet-to-be-released ZX1 camera in Düsseldorf's Little Tokyo.
Nov 27, 2018 at 15:11
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.
lens newsSep 27, 2018 at 19:11
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.
camera newsSep 27, 2018 at 18:20
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.
lens newsMay 25, 2018 at 13:10
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.
lens newsFeb 14, 2018 at 14:37
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.
Jan 30, 2018 at 17:14
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.
lens newsDec 14, 2017 at 20:58
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.
lens newsOct 18, 2017 at 15:43
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.
Oct 11, 2017 at 15:47
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.
mobileAug 17, 2017 at 11:12
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.
lens newsAug 15, 2017 at 14:36
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.
Aug 2, 2017 at 19:52
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.
Jul 30, 2017 at 16:00
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.
mobileJul 6, 2017 at 14:03
If the rumors are true, we should see a Zeiss-branded 13MP dual-camera on the upcoming Nokia 9 flagship smartphone.
lens newsJun 21, 2017 at 13:12
Zeiss says its new lens is particularly suited for portrait photography but also a good all-rounder and can be used in video applications.
May 22, 2017 at 20:00
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.
mobileMar 29, 2017 at 17:49
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
Mar 23, 2017 at 07:01
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
mobileDec 12, 2016 at 19:59
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
Oct 12, 2016 at 11:00
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
lens newsSep 15, 2016 at 19:14
Zeiss has just added an 85mm F2.4 to its Loxia range for full-frame Sony E-mount cameras. Read more
lens newsSep 8, 2016 at 15:54
Zeiss has announced 15mm F2.8, 18mm F2.8 and 135mm F2 additions to its manual focus Milvus line. Read more
Jul 29, 2016 at 19:03
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
Apr 13, 2016 at 00:08
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
mobileJan 6, 2016 at 20:33
Smartphone accessory lens manufacturer ExoLens is to introduce three new lenses that use optics and designs from Zeiss.
lens newsOct 14, 2015 at 13:59
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
lens newsOct 12, 2015 at 18:42
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
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
lens newsSep 10, 2015 at 20:15
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
Jul 30, 2015 at 12:00
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
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
lens newsApr 22, 2015 at 18:33
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
sample galleryMar 5, 2015 at 20:13
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 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 $2290 exc taxes.
lens newsSep 15, 2014 at 14:45
Sony has announced the Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm F4 ZA OSS for its E-mount interchangeable lens cameras, as well as the HVL-F32M flash and XLR-K2M XLR audio adaptor kit. The 16-35mm is the fifth full-frame zoom for Sony's Alpha 7 series. Read more
Zeiss has announced a new fast mid-telephoto prime to join last year's widely acclaimed 1.4/55 lens in the Otus range. Due out in the middle of this month in Canon EF (ZE) and Nikon F (ZF.2) mounts, the new Zeiss Otus 1.4/85 is a manual focus lens claimed to offer exceptional performance even when used wide open on full frame cameras. Read more
lens newsSep 2, 2014 at 19:36
German optical manufacturer Zeiss has announced a new range of lenses called Loxia, designed for full frame cameras using the Sony E mount – essentially the Sony Alpha 7 series at the moment. The Loxia 2/35 and Loxia 2/50 are based on the company's existing 35mm f/2 Biogon and 50mm f/2 Planar lenses from the ZM range. Read more
lens newsMar 27, 2014 at 19:32
Zeiss will have its new Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30mm T2.9 lens on display at this year’s National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) show in Las Vegas, April 7-10. The new lens fills the wide-angle gap in Zeiss' cine-style zoom lineup, complementing the already available CZ.2 28-80mm T2.9 and CZ.2 70-200mm T2.9 lenses. Also at the show will be a new Arri/Zeiss Master Anamorphic MA 135mm T1.9 lens. Learn more
lens newsJan 30, 2014 at 12:26
Zeiss has announced an addition to its Touit family of lenses, in the shape of a 50mm F2.8 Macro. The Touit 2.8/50M is designed for mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensors, and will come in Sony E and Fujifilm X mounts. With an angle of view equivalent to 75mm on full frame, it offers 1:1 magnification for close-up shooting. Like the other Touit lenses it includes autofocus, but no image stabilisation. It will go on sale in March 2014 with a recommended price of EUR 755 (excl. VAT.) or US$ 999 (excl. VAT).
Zeiss 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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