Category Archives: Zenit

New: Zenit Zenitar 1.4/75 Helios Edition and Selena-S 2.2/85 lenses

Two new Zenit lenses were recently released: Zenit Zenitar 1.4/75 Helios Edition (Sony E-mount) Zenit Selena-S 2.2/85 (Canon EF-mount) In the US, Zenit lenses are sold at B&H. The latest Zenit lens catalog can be found here. Here are the details from the translated press release:

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New Russian lens: Zenit Selena S 85mm f/2.2 DSLR manual focus full-frame lens for Canon EF-mount

A new Russian portrait DSLR manual focus full-frame lens for Canon EF-mount was recently released: Selena S 85mm f/2.2 (Selena-S 2.2/85). The lens has an anti-reflective multi-layer coating. In the US Zenit lenses are sold at B&H. Here are the tech specs and the translated press release:

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Two new Russian lenses announced: TAIR-45 95mm f/2.3 and Rubinar 100mm f/2 lens

Shvabe Holding introduced new TAIR-45 and Rubinar manual focus lenses for portrait photography (M42 mount) at the International Industrial Exhibition Innoprom 2022 in Yekaterinburg: TAIR-45 95mm f/2.3 lens Rubinar 100mm f/2 lens Additional information:

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New Zenitar 60mm f/2.8 Macro EA lens for Canon EF and Nikon F mounts

Ther is a new version of the Zenitar 2.8/60mm Macro EA macro lens. The updated version has a new optical design and is available for Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. The price is €421.65 (around $480). The new lens is already available for sale at the official Zenit online store (in the US Zenit […]

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Officially released: Zenitar 2/35, Zenitar 1.5/50, Zenitar 2.8/60 Macro, and Selena 1.9/58 lenses

Zenit officially released the four new lenses they introduced last year: Zenitar 2/35 (Sony E-mount) Zenitar 1.5/50 (Sony E-mount) Zenitar 2.8/60 Macro (Canon EF/Nikon F) Selena 1.9/58 (Canon EF/Nikon F) The lenses are currently available for sale at the official Zenit online store. In the US Zenit lenses are sold at the official Zenit US website and at B&H (see […]

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Additional information on the new Rubinar macro lenses

Some additional information on the four new Rubinar macro lenses I reported about back in February:

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The Russian Zenitar and Helios lenses are coming to Germany

The Russian Zenitar and Helios lenses are coming to Germany – a company representative confirmed that a new batch of lenses is being shipped to a distributor in Germany: “A German distributor has purchased another shipment of photographic lenses from the Zenitar and Helios product lines, produced by the the Krasnogorsky Zavod (KMZ) of the […]

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Zenit to announce 7 new lenses in 2021

In case you missed the last part of the press release I published yesterday – Zenit is expected to announce 7 new lenses in different mounts in 2021 (click on each lens for more details):

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