Category Archives: Zeiss

Flashback: Zeiss has still not announced any new photography lenses in 3 years

Back in 2020 I raised some concerns that Zeiss has not announced any new lenses since April 2019 when they introduced the Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens for DSLR cameras. Then last year Zeiss announced four new Supreme Radiance Prime cinema lenses. Nothing else has changed in the past 3+ years, except that now DSLR cameras are basically dead and […]

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The latest Nikon, Tamron, Zeiss, Sigma, Olympus and Capture One rebates

The Nikon May rebates include most Z-mount lenses: see the details at Adorama, Amazon, and B&H Photo (direct link). Tamron has new lens rebates. Zeiss Spring specials. Sigma lens rebates. Olympus savings. Capture One Pro 22 is now 30% off.

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Tokina and Zeiss lenses price increases in Japan

Kenko Tokina announced new price increases on Tokina and Zeiss lenses in Japan (Kenko Tokina is a Zeiss distributor for Japan). My assumption is that similar price increases will be implemented also in other countries. The list of Tokina lenses with a price increase can be found here and the Zeiss price increase is available […]

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First pictures of the upcoming Light Lens Lab “Zeiss Hologon” 15mm f/8 replica lens

Here are the first pictures of the upcoming Light Lens Lab “Zeiss Hologon” 15mm f/8 replica lens:

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Zeiss lens price increase coming to the US on October 1st

Zeiss will introduce a new lens price increase in the US on October 1st. Here are the details: You can buy Zeiss lenses before the price increase at Adorama, Amazon, B&H Photo, and Ace Photo. Some lenses are currently out of stock and others have limited availability. Via LeicaRumors

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Zeiss ZX1 firmware update 1.4 released

Remember the $6,000 Zeiss ZX1 camera? Zeiss just released a new firmware update version 1.4 and for the ZX1 and the cool part is there is no need to download any files – the firmware update gets downloaded directly to your camera and you can continue to take pictures during the process. I wish other manufacturers […]

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Zeiss is alive: they announced four new Supreme Radiance Prime cinema lenses today

Last year I raised some concerns that Zeiss has not announced any new lenses since April 2019 when they introduced the Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4. Today Zeiss sent us proof of life and announced four new Zeiss Supreme Radiance Prime cinema lenses (some of them already leaked online last year): ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance 18mm T1.5 ZEISS Supreme Prime Radiance […]

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Kenko Tokina and Carl Zeiss formed a new business alliance in Japan

Kenko Tokina and Carl Zeiss formed a new business alliance where Carl Zeiss transferred product sales and repair services to Kenko Tokina: Update – please note that this alliance is only for the Japanese market.

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