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Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 lens test results


Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 lens test results published by DxOMark.  Tested on the Nikon D810, the prime optic achieved an excellent sharpness and uniformity. The Milvus 85mm f/1.4 ZF.2 Lens from Zeiss features a fast maximum aperture along with a unique spherical design to produce especially smooth bokeh for selective focus applications. The lens achieved a score of 46 and ranks high in their database. AccordingContinue Reading

Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2 Macro Lens Test Results


Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2 Macro lens test results published by DxOMark.  Tested on the Nikon D810, the macro optic achieved an excellent result overall. The bright telephoto prime is the fastest 100mm macro lens on the market and closes the gap between long range and breathtaking close-up shots. The lens achieved a score of 40 and ranks high in their database. According to DxOMark test, the lens has optimumContinue Reading

Zeiss announces the Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Sonnar FE lens


Zeiss officially announces the new Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Sonnar FE lens. The Loxia 2.4/85 is a new portrait lens designed for Sony full-frame E mount system cameras. The construction of the lens consists of seven lens elements in seven groups. It has been designed for digital sensors and is based on an optimized ZEISS Sonnar design. TheContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 60mm f/2.8 Macro Lens To Be Announced Soon


Zeiss is rumored to launch a new macro lens. It is expected to be the Zeiss Batis 60mm f/2.8 and to be announced soon. ZEISS Batis lenses are equipped with dust and weather seals. This makes them to be used in even the harshest weather conditions. All ZEISS Batis lenses also supports all the operating modes and functions of theContinue Reading

Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 Lens Gets DxOMarked


DxOMark published their test results for the Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 fast prime lens for full-frame DSLR cameras which is currently priced for $1,199. Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 test results shows the lens score of 40 points and performed an excellent optical performance. The lens tested on Nikon D810 full-frame digital SLR camera. According to DxOMark test, they find the optic is sharp wide-open, but what’s extraordinary about this lens is its incredible uniform sharpnessContinue Reading

New Zeiss 135mm F1.8 A-mount lens coming at Photokina 2016


Zeiss is rumored to update the the current 135mm F1.8 ZA A-mount lens soon. The Sony A-mount telephoto prime lens is expected to arrive prior to Photokina 2016 event in September. The current Sony SAL-135F18Z is one of the company’s best selling ZA primes and the demand for an updated version is very high. So according to recent rumorsContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Lens Gets DxOMarked

The fast ZEISS Batis 1.8/85 lens produces attractive portraits with harmonious bokeh.

DxOMark published their test results for the Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 fast prime lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras which is currently priced for $1,250. Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 lens test results shows the lens score of 39 points and performed an excellent optical performance. The lens tested on Sony A7R full-frame E-mount camera. According to DxOMark test, they find the lens offers uniform and strong resolution between f/4 and f/11. At the widerContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 18mm F2.8 lens reviews roundup


New Zeiss Batis 18mm F2.8 lens reviews now available on the web with tests, sample images and videos. The Batis-series lens 18mm is a super wide optic designed for Sony E-mount full-frame cameras. The lens delivers a 35mm focal length equivalent of approximately 27mm when attached to mirrorless shooters with APS-c sized image sensors. The design of the lens is based on DistagonContinue Reading

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Lens Becomes Official with Autofocus


Zeiss has announced a new Batis 18mm f/2.8 lens with autofocus support for Sony full-frame mirrorless cameras. Designed for landscape and architecture photography, the new Batis-series lens is the widest model in the lineup. The brand new wide-angle prime optic features an OLED screen, just like its siblings. The first two Batis models are the 25mm f/2 andContinue Reading

Zeiss To Announce 3 New FE Lenses at PhotoPlus 2016 in October


Zeiss is planning to introduce three new lenses for Sony E-mount full-frame mirrorless cameras. New Zeiss lenses rumored to be unveiled at PhotoPlus 2016 this October. The three Zeiss lenses are on the horizon. According to Sony FE-mount camera owners, the expectations are the Batis 35mm f/1.8, 24-70mm f/2, and 16-35mm f/2.8. Currently it is unknown whether theContinue Reading