Zeiss launches a new Nano Prime T1.5 six-lens cine set

Feb 6, 2024
John Aldred

Zeiss has announced its new entry-level cinema lenses. They’re called the Zeiss Nano Primes (buy here) and they’re available in 18mm, 24mm, 35mm, 50mm, 75mm…

How I converted a 103-year-old Zeiss lens to autofocus M-mount

Nov 27, 2023
Jim Headley

Recently I was rummaging around in a box of old cameras, and I stumbled across a cute little Zeiss lens that I didn’t even know I had. It was a 5cm (50mm for you youngsters out there) f: 3.5 Carl Zeiss Jena Tessar. I researched its serial number (in the 411,000 range) to discover this little lens was manufactured in 1920, that’s 103 years ago.

Zeiss targets virtual production with motion tracking company acquisition

Jul 19, 2023
John Aldred

Zeiss has acquired UK-based Ncam Technologies Ltd. Founded in 2012, Ncam is a developer of camera tracking systems. These are used for things like motion…

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,…

The $6,000 Android-powered Zeiss ZX-1 camera has been discontinued

Feb 16, 2023
John Aldred

Android cameras have had a bit of a funny history. Every so often, a new one randomly pops up, people get excited, and then it…

The Vivo X90 and X90 Pro smartphones with Zeiss 50MP 1-Inch camera launch globally

Feb 3, 2023
John Aldred

Vivo’s X90 and X90 Pro have been out in China for a little while now, but today sees their global international launch. Both smartphones feature…

Which lens is right for your Milky Way photos? Watch this 20-28mm f/1.4 shootout to find out

Aug 14, 2022
John Aldred

Last week, Sigma announced two new 20mm f/1.4 DG DN and 24mm f/1.4 DG DN Art series lenses. While the latter was also targeted towards…

Zeiss to increase lens prices in the US from 1 October

Aug 30, 2021
Dunja Djudjic

Zeiss, the famous German lens manufacturer, is reportedly about to increase prices in the US. Starting from 1 October, most lenses and filters will be…

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…