Category Archives: Zeiss

Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 lens for Sony E-mount officially announced


Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 full frame lens for Sony E-mount cameras (reported here yesterday) is now officially announced. The US price is $1,399. Additional information, including some sample images can be found here. The full press release is available here, the technical brochure can be found here. The Zeiss Loxia line of full frame lenses […]

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Carl Zeiss will announce a new Loxia 2.4/85 lens


The Zeiss teaser from yesterday is for a new Loxia 2.4/85 full frame lens (Sony-E mount). Here are the technical details:

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Zeiss teaser for a new lens to be announced at Photokina


Zeiss has a new teaser on their Facebook page about a new lens being announced at Photokina: Update: the new Zeiss lens will be Loxia 2.4/85.

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Three new Zeiss Milvus DSLR lenses announced: 2.8/15, 2.8/18 and 2/135


Zeiss announced three new manual focus lenses for DSLR cameras (available for both Canon and Nikon mounts): Milvus 2/135 (previously rumored back in March): Tech data | Sample photos | Pre-order Milvus 2.8/15: Tech data | Sample photos | Pre-order Milvus 2.8/18 (new/updated lens design): Tech data | Sample photos | Pre-order Press release:

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Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens now shipping


The new Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens is now shipping worldwide. Check pricing and availability at B&H, Adorama and Fotohanskeuzekamp. Additional photos:

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What else is new?


→ Vello Nikon F lens to Sony E-Mount camera lens AF adapter now in stock. → Canon EF 50mm f/2.5 macro lens listed as no-longer available. → New DZoptics Kerlee 35mm f/1.2 full frame DSLR lens announced.

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New Sony 135mm f/1.8 Carl Zeiss T* lens rumored to be announced next

Sony 135mm f:1.8 Carl Zeiss T* lens

I received a tip from a reader that Sony’s next A-mount lens will be an updated 135 f/1.8 ZA – this is one of their best selling ZA primes and the demand for an updated version is very high. Sony is planning to make the announcement prior to the Photokina show in September. The update […]

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