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Zeiss confirms it’s not leaving the photography industry

Jun 8, 2023
John Aldred

After reports surfaced last week on the Fred Miranda forums stating that Zeiss was leaving the photography industry, Zeiss has put out a statement. The…

Zeiss has left the photography industry

Jun 6, 2023
John Aldred

According to reports stemming from a post on the Fred Miranda forums, Zeiss is leaving the world of photography. The post, by the user Petegh,…

Rare Zeiss lens from Apollo mission up for an auction, expected to reach $146,000

Jun 7, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

How cool it would be to own a lens that traveled to the moon? Well, it’s possible now as a rare Zeiss Planar 50mm f/0.7…

Anime photoshoot featuring Zeiss new lens causes backlash; Zeiss apologizes

Jul 8, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

Earlier this year, Zeiss announced the Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens and it was promoted at Anime Fest in Brno (Czech) this May. After the event,…

Nikon, ASML and Carl Zeiss settling all litigations, Nikon will be paid €150 million

Jan 23, 2019
Dunja Djudjic

After nearly two years of legal battle, Nikon, ASML and Carl Zeiss are about to settle all litigations. The companies have signed a Memorandum of…

This 70 year old projector lens creates “insane swirly bokeh” that rivals a $7K Leica

May 30, 2018
John Aldred

Weird and crazy lenses is what Mathieu Stern has become known for. He seems to find some of the most unusual lenses that ever existed,…

The most important tip for shooting through a window

Mar 4, 2018
Lee Herbet

Last year I scored a really amazing gig. I had a two-week shoot for a tour company in the Canadian Rockies creating promotional content for…

Zeiss officially launches their new $2000 lens: Milvus 35mm f/1.4 ZE

Jun 21, 2017
Dunja Djudjic

  Zeiss has expanded their Milvus line of lenses, and they have officially launched their new 35mm lens. Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 ZF is a…

Watch As Zeiss Lenses Get Baked, Frozen, Dropped And Beaten For Durability Tests

Nov 30, 2014
Mitch Highman

When I go through my gear bag and I pick out a lens I get visions that flash through my head. What if it snags on…

Sigma’s 50mm f/1.4 Art Lens Comes in Second Only to Zeiss in DxOMark Tests

Apr 18, 2014
Maaz Khan

Back in February, we posted about Xitek’s testing of the highly anticipated Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art lens. Against the $4000 55mm Zeiss Otus, Sigma came…