Category Archives: Zeiss

RIP Zeiss ZX1: the 37.4MP $6,000 full-frame fixed lens camera nobody wanted

The 37.4MP $6,000 Zeiss ZX1 full frame fixed lens camera is now listed as discontinued at B&H and is no longer even listed at Adorama and Amazon: The Zeiss ZX1 was announced in October 2020 (see previous coverage):

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The current Fujifilm and Zeiss rebates are set to expire this weekend

The current Fujifilm and Zeiss rebates are set to expire this weekend:

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Black Friday deal: 25% off wooden camera replica models (Hasselblad 503CW, Zeiss Contarex + Ikon, Leica M3 + IIIf)

For Black Friday and Cyber Monday you can get 25% off these wooden camera replica models sold on Etsy: Hasselblad 503CW wooden camera replica model Zeiss Contarex “Bullseye” wooden camera replica model Zeiss Ikon SW wooden camera replica model Leica M3 wooden camera replica model Leica IIIf wooden camera replica model The discount code is […]

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Zeiss is building its first factory in China

If you look at the Zeiss category on this page, you will only see reports about price increases, discounts, and the fact that Zeiss has not announced any new photography lenses in more than three years. Zeiss is now building its first factory in China, but there is no word on any lens development or […]

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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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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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