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Milvus 15mm f/2.8

Milvus garb for the venerable 15/2.8 Distagon, with improved lens coating..

Milvus 18mm f/2.8

An outstanding 18mm design..

Milvus 21mm f/2.8

The classic 21/2.8 Distagon improved..

Milvus 25mm f/1.4

Highest performing 25mm from Zeiss ever..

Milvus 35mm f/1.4

Highest performing 35mm from Zeiss ever..

Milvus 35mm f/2

Classic design in the latest Milvus build..

Milvus 50mm f/1.4

Outstanding build and optical quality in a normal lens..

Milvus 50mm f/2M

The classic 50/2 Makro-Planar improved..

Milvus 85mm f/1.4

Outstanding build and optical quality in a medium tele..

Milvus 100mm f/2M

The classic 100/2 Makro-Planar improved..

Milvus 135mm f/2

On Otus, in effect. Milvus garb for the 135/2 APO, with improved lens coatings on one element. See the ZF.2/ZE 135/2 review pages..

15mm f/2.8 Distagon

Ultra high performance in an extreme wild wide angle lens..

18mm f/3.5 Distagon

A brilliant, but also colorful character..

21mm f/2.8 Distagon

Brilliant imaging, even wide open, but with a few quirks. (Review in progress) .

Ultra-wides Compared

Visualizing how 15mm, 18mm, 21mm compare..

25mm f/2 Distagon

Ultra high performance with a fast aperture..

25mm f/2.8 Distagon

A gem with unusual close-focus..

28mm f/2 Distagon

An artist’s drawing tool..

35mm f/1.4 Distagon

Strokes of a master..

35mm f/2 Distagon

Balance and poise..

50mm f/1.4 Planar

Brilliant imaging in a compact package..

50/1.4 Planar vs 50/2 Makro-Planar

Comparing the two 50mm options near and far, more comparisons coming..

50mm f/2 Makro-Planar

Versatility in a “normal” lens and macro too!.

Otus 28mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon

Fast high performance APO wide angle..

Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon

Ultra high performance apochromatic normal lens, first in the Otus line..

Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon Rendering Style

Rendering style, bokeh and beauty..

Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO-Planar

Ultra high performance apochromatic medium telephoto, overview and technical..

Otus 85mm f/1.4 APO-Planar Rendering Style

Rendering style, bokeh and 'transparency' without peer..

85mm f/1.4 APO-Planar Night Vision

Peering into shadows at night with the very best..

85mm f/1.4 Planar

True-to-life imagery..

100mm f/2 Makro-Planar

King of bokeh! Corner-to-corner sharpness, world class..

135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar

Beautiful bokeh, razor sharp, superb color correction..

  1. 135/2 APO-Sonnar Main Page
  2. MTF Chart
  3. Distortion
  4. Vignetting
  5. 135/2 Zeiss Press release
  6. Making Close-Range Portraits
  7. Tulips at ƒ/2
  8. Focus Stacking: Ultegra 11-32 Cog Cassette
  9. Aperture Series (D800E, Dolls)
  10. Bokeh Aperture Series: Tulips 10 (D800E)
  11. Bokeh Aperture Series: Peach Blossoms (D800E)
  12. Max Detail Aperture Series: Mosaic (D800E)
  13. Using ƒ/4 vs ƒ/2 for Isolation: City Binoculars (D800E)
  14. Macro Quality at 1:4 (D800E, Doll Seated)
  15. Aperture Series (Leica M Typ 240, Dolls)
  16. Aperture Series: Blue Doll / Pellegrino (Nikon D800E)
  17. Aperture Series: Blue Doll / Pellegrino (Canon 5D Mark III)
  18. Aperture Series: Glacial Erratics in Tuolumne River (Nikon D800E)
  19. Aperture Series: Glacial Erratics in Meadow (Nikon D800E)
  20. Aperture Series: Bristlecone Bokeh (Nikon D800E)
  21. Aperture Series: White Branches By Creek (Canon 5D Mark III)
  22. Aperture Series: MTB Gearing (D800 Monochrome)
  23. Aperture Series: Yellow Aspen at Meadow’s Edge, Blue Dawn (Canon 5DS R)
  24. Bokeh: Out of Focus Specular (D800E, Vehicle)
  25. Bokeh Examples (D800E, Various)
  26. Bokeh Examples (D800E, Golden Gate Bridge)
  27. Examples (D800E, Hakone Garden, Garden)
  28. Examples in Monochrome, Pescadero Creek (D800 Monochrome)
  29. Examples in Monochrome, Various (D800 Monochrome)
  30. Examples (5D Mark III, Backyard)
  31. Alignment (D800E, Distance Scene)
  32. Compared to Nikon 135mm f/2 DC (D800E, House)
  33. Compared to Nikon 135mm f/2 DC (D800E, Rulers on Table)
  34. Discussion: 135/2 APO-Sonnar vs 100/2 Makro-Planar
  35. Compared to Zeiss 100mm f/2 Makro-Planar (D800E, Rulers on Table)
  36. Compared to Canon 135mm f/2L (Canon 5D Mark III, Dolls)
  37. vs Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art and Nikon 70-200mm f/2.8 FL ED VR: White Flowers (Nikon D810)
  38. vs Sigma 135mm f/1.8 Art: Pink Flowers (Nikon D810)
  39. Performance on 56-megapixel DSLR Pixel Density + MTF (D7100, Dolls)
  40. APO Behavior vs Leica R APO 100/2.8 and 180/2.8
  41. 135/2 APO-Sonnar Unboxing Video
  42. Aperture Series: Mosaic (Fujifilm GFX)

Nikon D800E vs D800

D800E supplement and comparisons with Nikon D800..

Nikon D4

Nikon’s pro-body high speed low light wonder..

Nikon vs Canon: noise and sharpness

Nikon vs Canon: Noise and Sharpness.

Voigtlander 40mm f/2.8 SL II Color-Skopar

Ultra compact normal lens..

Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS

Canon 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS .

Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.4G

Nikon’s latest 50mm lens compared with the Zeiss ZF 50/1.4, Nikon 50/1.4D and Sigma 50/1.4..

Nikon AF-S 35mm f/1.4G

State of the art design in a fast 35mm lens..

Canon Ultra-wide Zoom Lenses: 17-40 and 16-35

Comparing the Canon 17-40mm f/4L and 16-35mm f/2.L II..

Focus Shift In-Depth

Focus shift assesments of a wide variety of lenses of various brands. Shows a range of apertures for each lens and the mount of focus shift, discusses how to compensate for it..

Olympus Zuiko SHG 14-35mm f/2 ED

Ultra high performance zoom lens..

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 14mm f/2.8 R

A low distortion ultra wide angle lens..

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 18-55mm f/2.8-4 R

Fujifilm’s kit zoom for the X-E1.

Fujifilm Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4 R

A fast normal lens..

Sony NEX-7 and NEX-5N

24 or 16 megapixels in a compact body with APS-C sensor..

Metabones SpeedBooster for Sony NEX

Use DSLR lenses at ~native focal length, and gain a stop of speed..

Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon

Outstanding ultra wide angle performer..

Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon

Outstanding wide angle, superb performer..

Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon

Manual focus moderate wide angle for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar

Manual focus normal lens for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 Sonnar

Manual focus telephoto lens for full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon

Autofocus extreme wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon

Autofocus wide angle for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar

Autofocus portrait lens for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 APO-Sonnar

Apochromatic pin-sharp medium telephoto for Sony full-frame mirrorless..

Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon

Ultra wide angle lens for Sony NEX or Fujifilm X..

Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar

Normal lens for Sony NEX or Fujifilm X..

Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M

Moderate telephoto macro lens for Sony NEX or Fujifilm X. Useful on full frame too!.

Sigma DP1 Merrill

28mm f/2.8 equivalent lens on APS-C sensor..

Zeiss LensSpire Articles

Articles written for Lenspire.ZEISS.com..

Ask Lloyd Chambers

Questions and answers on photography and computers and more..

Zeiss ZF.2 and Zeiss ZE Lenses For Canon and Nikon

Zeiss ZF.2 and Zeiss ZE Lenses For Canon and Nikon.

15mm f/2.8 Distagon Zeiss Interview

Q&A on the 15/2.8 Distagon with Dr. Hubert Nasse.

Infrared

Beyond deep red, seeing the invisible..

Leica M Typ 240 Compared To Full Frame Cameras

Relative sharpness and performance across cameras..

Leica M Monochrom In the Field

Field shooting the Leica MM, and comparisons..

Leica 24-90mm f/2.8-4 Vario-Elmarit-SL ASPH OIS

All-arounder zoom with dubious optical compromises..

Considerations in choosing a lens.

Focal lengths, color, weight and travel considerations. [relevant, but dated/old material].

Leica 21mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH

Leica’s fastest and widest lens..

Leica 21mm f/3.4 Super-Elmar-M ASPH

Leica’s best-performing 21mm..

Leica 24mm f/3.8 Elmar-M ASPH

Leica’s best-performing 24mm, and with a flat field..

Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux-M ASPH (2010 FLE)

Leica’s superlative and most natural lens for the M..

Leica 35mm f/2 Summicron-M ASPH

Leica’s f/2 35mm for the M..

Leica M 50mm Lenses

Six models to choose from..

Zeiss ZM 15mm f/2.8 Distagon

Notes and examples..

Zeiss ZM 18mm f/4 Distagon

Compact high performance, ultra low distortion..

Zeiss ZM 21mm f/2.8 Biogon

Moderate speed high contrast ultra-wide..

Zeiss ZM 21mm f/4.5 C-Biogon

Zero distortion ultra-wide..

Zeiss ZM 25mm f/2.8 Biogon

Compact wide angle with brilliant contrast..

Zeiss ZM 28mm f/2.8 C-Biogon

Compact wide angle..

Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon

Fast and ultra high performance moderate wide angle rangefinder lens..

Zeiss ZM 35mm f/1.4 Distagon on Leica SL

A star performer sets the standard on the SL..

Zeiss ZM 35mm f/2 Biogon

All around razor sharp performer..

Zeiss ZM 35mm f/2.8 C-Biogon

Ultra compact high performance moderate wide angle rangefinder lens..

Zeiss ZM 50mm f/1.5 C-Sonnnr

Fast classic normal lens.

Zeiss ZM 50mm f/2 Planar

Pleasing and relatively inexpensive normal lens.

Zeiss ZM 85mm f/2 Sonnar

Ultra high performance (discontinued).

Zeiss ZM 85mm f/4 Tele-Tessar

Compact high performance medium telephoto..


Blog posts

2018

2018-07-31 Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2M Color Correction Shootout vs Nikon 105mm f/2 DC and Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art: Glacial erratic and eroded pine stump

2018-07-16 Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8 Examples: Eastern Sierra

2018-05-29 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Backlit Bare Aspen Trunks

2018-05-21 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Stand of White Aspen

2018-05-16 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Portraits at Kolob Canyons

2018-03-15 Reader Question for Sony A7R III: Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 or Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Adapted?

2018-03-15 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Aperture Series: Train Boxcar Just After Sunset (Sony A7R III)

2018-03-11 Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Night Shooting

2018-02-14 New Zeiss Loxia 25mm f/2.4 Distagon

2018-02-13 Shootout: Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Nikon 14mm f/2.8D ED: Alpine Creek, Low View

2018-02-13 Shootout: Zeiss Milvus 15mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Nikon 14mm f/2.8D ED: Spring Leaves on Riparian Tree

2018-01-27 Shootout: Sony FE 24-105mm f/4 G OSS vs Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2, on Sony A7R III

2018-01-14 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 Aperture Series and Focus Stack: Icy Boulder in Lee Vining Creek

2017

2017-11-29 ZeissImages.com Photo Contest

2017-11-18 Reader Comments: Lenticular Clouds Shot with Nikon D850, Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4

2017-11-13 Depth of Field Akin to f/128: an Incredible Near-Far Focus Stack with the Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8

2017-11-13 Nikon D850: Flange Focal Distance Problem Means that my Zeiss Milvus 18/2.8 reaches End of Its Focusing Range at around 28°F and is Hosed when it goes colder.

2017-11-08 Reader Comment: Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 vs Nikon AF-S 24mm f/1.4 (manual focus vs autofocus)

2017-11-07 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Aperture Series + Focus Stack: Healthy Bristlecone Bark (Nikon D850)

2017-11-07 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4: Optical Construction and Siemens Star MTF Analysis

2017-11-06 File Size as an Accurate Proxy for Image Detail

2017-11-06 Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2 Aperture Series: Rock Creek White Stripes + White Peaks (Nikon D850)

2017-11-06 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4: a Few More Eastern Sierra Examples Added

2017-11-02 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4: Aperture Series + Focus Stack: Waterfall Icicles (Nikon D850)

2017-11-02 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4: Long Term Keeper, Maybe the Best Wide Angle Zeiss has Made + the Human Perspective

2017-11-01 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Stacking Examples: Glacier Canyon and Dana Lakes (Nikon D850)

2017-10-30 Images Added for Various Lenses

2017-10-29 Shootout: Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 vs Zeiss 25mm f/2 vs 25/2.8: StripedBoulderToMountainside (Nikon D850)

2017-10-27 Nikon D850: 'Focus shift shooting' Feature Most Important Feature since Live View; Focus Stacking is the ONLY Solution to Full Resolution Images

2017-10-25 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Aperture Series:Flare with Sun Just Out of the Frame

2017-10-24 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Colorful Green Boulder, Dusk (Nikon D850)

2017-10-22 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Aspens and Firs, Lingering Snow (Nikon D850)

2017-10-22 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Large Boulder, Waterfall, Last Light on Canyon Ridge (Nikon D850)

2017-10-22 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Stunted Aspen, Last Light on Granite Bowl (Nikon D850)

2017-10-22 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Examples: Yosemite High Country (Nikon D850)

2017-10-18 NEW Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4 Completes an Outstanding Lens Lineup

2017-10-18 Oh Deer, What a Lens! (Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4)

2017-10-18 Zeiss Milvus 25mm f/1.4: MTF, Distortion, Vignetting

2017-10-13 Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Distagon Aperture Series: Infinity (Nikon D850)

2017-10-13 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 Aperture Series: Low View of Bristlecone Trunks (Nikon D850)

2017-10-11 Nikon D850: My Thoughts vs Medium Format, particularly the Fujifilm GFX

2017-10-10 Nikon D850 + Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Bristlecone Hillside With Snow (Nikon D850)

2017-10-10 Nikon D850: 45 megapixels + Zeiss Milvus 35/1.4 + Focus Stacking Can Make Incredible Detailed Images.

2017-10-08 Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Examples

2017-10-05 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4: Examples, Eastern Sierra

2017-10-05 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4: Full MTF Series from f/1.4 through f/16

2017-09-24 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4 Distagon: Excellent for Focus Stacking

2017-09-19 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4, Now Have my Own ZF.2 Sample

2017-09-03 Shootout: Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 APO-Distagon vs Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4: Lundy Painted Face Rock (Nikon D810)

2017-09-02 Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2 Aperture Series: Small Creek Amid Trees (Nikon D810)

2017-09-02 Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2 Aperture Series: White Aspen (Nikon D810)

2017-08-24 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8: Morgan Pond

2017-08-23 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2: Rock Creek Meadow

2017-08-21 Sony 16-35mm f/2.8 GM 3-Way Shootout vs Sony 12-24mm f/4 and Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8: Rock Creek Meadow

2017-07-25 Shootout: Sony 12-24mm f/4G vs Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 (Blue Water Flows Over Dark Rocks, Sony A7R II)

2017-07-24 Shootout: Sony 12-24mm f/4G vs Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 (Pescadero Creek, Sony A7R II)

2017-07-23 Shootout: Sony 12-24mm f/4G vs Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 (Pescadero Creek, Sony A7R II)

2017-06-21 REVIEWED: New Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/1.4

2017-05-14 Fast Aperture Blur (Zeiss Milvus 135mm f/2)

2017-04-15 Reader Question: Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8 for Sony Mirrorless

2017-04-05 Reviewed: Zeiss Batis 135mm f/2.8

2016

2016-12-18 Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Frosty Picnic Table

2016-12-18 Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8 Aperture Series: Frosty Wood Round

2016-12-08 Zeiss Milvus 18mm f/2.8: Full MTF Series from f/2.8 through f/16

2016-11-29 Shootout: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 (Siemens Chart, Nikon D810)

2016-11-21 3-Way Shootout: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 vs Nikon 85/1.4G (Snowy Spur of Mt Conness, Nikon D810)

2016-11-20 3-Way Shootout: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art vs Zeiss Milvus 85/1.4 vs Nikon 85/1.4G (Lundy Beaver Ponds, Nikon D810)

2016-11-19 Shootout: Zeiss Loxia 85mm f/2.4 vs Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8: Lundy Beaver Ponds (Sony A7R II)

2016-11-10 ZeissImages.com Photo Contest

2016-09-17 Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2M: Many Examples + Bokeh Aperture Series

2016-09-14 Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2M: Fun with Macro

2016-09-08 Zeiss Announces 3 Milvus Lenses for Nikon and Canon DSLRs

2016-09-08 Zeiss Announces ALL NEW Milvus 18mm f/2.8 for Nikon and Canon DSLRs

2016-09-08 Zeiss Announces Milvus 135mm f/2 for Nikon and Canon DSLRs

2016-09-08 Zeiss Announces Milvus 15mm f/2.8 for Nikon and Canon DSLRs

2016-09-07 Dead and Dying

2016-09-03 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8: Examples in Hall Natural Area (Sony A7R II)

2016-09-02 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8: Examples at Close Range

2016-08-29 Close Range with the Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8

2016-08-28 Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2M: Streamside Macro

2016-08-25 Zeiss Icon Hubert Nasse Passes Away

2016-08-22 Panoramas with Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon (Oneida Lake)

2016-06-01 Zeiss Dream Lens Kit

2016-05-19 Availability / Lead Time for Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon for Sony

2016-05-10 Sony Has Inexpensive FE 50/1.4, but Zeiss Milvus Works on Nikon or Sony

2016-05-10 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: Getting Low and Close for Semi-Macro

2016-05-03 Zeiss Batis 25/2 and 85/1.8 Now In Stock + Sigma 50-100mm f/1.8

2016-04-23 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: Purissima Creek

2016-04-23 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon: Imperturbable Brilliance, 3D Feel, a Lens Justifying the Camera

2016-04-20 Optical Distortion: Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 and Voigtlander 15mm f/4.5 for Sony Mirrorless

2016-04-19 Sony A7R II + Sony G Master Lenses: Major Focusing Bug?

2016-04-19 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon Optical Design

2016-04-15 Close Range Perspectives with Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon

2016-04-15 Shootout at Close Range: Sony G Master 85mm f/1.4 vs Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar (Dolls, Sony A7R II) UPDATED

2016-04-14 REVIEWED in Depth: the NEW Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon

2016-04-14 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon: Data Sheet Confusing Because Distortion Graph is Software-Corrected (only)

2016-04-14 Zeiss Batis 18mm f/2.8 Distagon: MTF Can Be Better than the MTF Charts Show

2016-04-10 Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 Close-Range Aperture Series: Dolls (Nikon D5)

2016-01-31 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Examples: Lundy Canyon, Before the Snow (Sony A7R II)

2016-01-31 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Examples: Rain to Snow in Lundy Canyon, early November (Sony A7R II)

2016-01-28 White Balance and Tint for Canon 5DS R in Adobe Camera Raw in Overcast Daylight

2016-01-23 Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 on Sony A7R II Aperture Series: Burghers of Calais

2016-01-23 Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 on Sony A7R II Aperture Series: Tower at Night

2016-01-22 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 on Sony A7S II Aperture Series: Blue Dusk Settles on Snowy Lundy Canyon

2016-01-19 Zeiss Milvus 35mm f/2 Examples: White Mountains and Sierra Snow, Late November (Canon 5DS R)

2016-01-18 Zeiss Milvus 50/2M and 100/2M Macro Metrics

2016-01-18 Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/2M Examples: Closeups after Rain and Frost

2015

2015-12-26 UFO* with the Zeiss Milvus 100/2M

2015-11-27 First Light = Best Light or Only Good Light (Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2 on Canon 5DS R)

2015-11-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: Post-Snowstorm Climb (Sony A7R II)

2015-11-13 Zeiss 21mm f/2.8 Distagon: Arc Flare vs Zeiss Milvus 21mm f/2.8

2015-11-10 Sony A7S II + Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Beaver Pond View Through Dual Aspen to Snow on High Peaks

2015-11-10 Sony A7S II + Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Snowy Beaver Pond in Brilliant November Sunshine

2015-11-01 Stalwart: Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon (morning at Lundy Lake)

2015-10-27 Kolarivision-Modified Sony A7R II vs Leica M240: What are the Real Gains?

2015-10-27 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Aperture Series: Bristlecone Sculpture on Slate Outcrop, Late Dusk (Sony A7R II)

2015-10-26 Reviewed: Kolarivision-Modified Sony A7R II with Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon

2015-10-16 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: Close Range Performance

2015-10-15 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: White Mountains, Before the Snowtorm

2015-10-13 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples: White Mountains Before the Storm

2015-10-13 Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon: Size, Weight, Ergonomics vs DSLR 21mm

2015-10-12 Reviewed: Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon

2015-10-12 Zeiss Announces Loxia 21mm f/2.8 Distagon for Sony Mirrorless

2015-10-07 Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 Distagon Aperture Series: Four Aspen at Dusk (Sony A7R II)

2015-10-01 Reader Inquiry: Zeiss Batis Weather Sealing

2015-09-22 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Golden Reflection (Sony A7R II)

2015-09-13 On Secondary Color: Collective Context-Dropping regarding Zeiss Milvus 50/1.4 Distagon

2015-09-11 Complete MTF for Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 and Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 MTF

2015-09-11 Understanding the new Zeiss Milvus Lineup

2015-09-10 Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 and 85mm f/1.4 Anchor a Gorgeous New Lens Line

2015-09-09 From SFO to Aalen / Oberkochen

2015-09-07 Heading to Oberkochen Germany

2015-09-01 Timeline

2015-08-26 Sunset: Blue, Gold, Green

2015-08-23 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Yellow Flowers by Waterfall (Sony A7R II)

2015-08-23 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Yellow Flowers by Waterfall (Sony A7R II)

2015-07-05 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Examples: Mary Lake + Mt Conness Area

2015-06-16 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: Lundy Canyon, Hoover Wilderness

2015-06-14 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Aspen Trunks

2015-06-13 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Examples: White Mountains

2015-06-13 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Examples: White Mountains

2015-06-11 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Meadow View of Mt Conness East

2015-06-10 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Dusk At Ellery Lake

2015-06-10 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Pine by Creek in Heavy Snowstorm

2015-06-10 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sunrise at Saddlebag Lake

2015-06-06 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 and 85mm f/1.8: Snowstorm in the Hoover Wilderness Examples/Narrative

2015-05-31 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 and 85mm f/1.8 in the Field

2015-05-27 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Lens Rendering Series: Grass Clump in Mid Stream + Dark Rocks (Sony A7R)

2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Creek Overview (Sony A7R)

2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sapling Above Creek (Sony A7R)

2015-05-25 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Aperture Series: Sculptured Elegance (Sony A7R)

2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon Aperture Series: Through the Boulders (Sony A7R)

2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Caution: Sony SteadyShot Destroys Sharpness on a Tripod

2015-05-24 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar Rocks

2015-05-23 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: First Look, Portraits

2015-05-22 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: Here we Go

2015-04-29 Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon: MTF Series from f/2 - f/16 + Distortion

2015-04-29 Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar: MTF Series from f/1.8 - f/16 + Distortion

2015-04-22 Lens Shock Testing

2015-04-22 Zeiss Announces 'Batis' line: Zeiss Batis 25mm f/2 Distagon and Zeiss Batis 85mm f/1.8 Sonnar

2015-03-02 WPPI B&H Specials

2014

2014-11-09 Flare: Zeiss Loxia 35mm f/2 Biogon and Loxia 50mm f/2 Planar

2014-09-03 Zeiss Lenses for Canon and Nikon: $50 off, 2% Rewards, Expedited Shipping

2014-08-23 How to Find Coverage of Lenses, Cameras, Technique, etc

2014-07-11 B&H Photo Now Offers Free Expedited Shipping (1/2/3 days depending on location)

2014-06-19 Back from Mountains Trip

2014-06-08 Guide to Zeiss: Interests?

2014-05-15 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon on Sony Alpha A7R 4:3 Examples

2014-05-13 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar on Sony A7R: Usable Full-Frame Area

2014-05-12 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon on Sony A7R: Usable Full-Frame Area

2014-05-11 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M on 24MP Sony A6000: Aperture Series at 1:1.5 (Coins)

2014-05-02 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M: Aperture Series at 1:12: 'Forest Floor Debris', and More

2014-05-02 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M: Exploring the Classic 4 X 5 Aspect Ratio on Full Frame

2014-04-30 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M on 24MP Sony A6000: Aperture Series at 1:1.5 (Lincoln Stamp)

2014-04-29 How to Find Coverage of Lenses, Cameras, Technique, etc

2014-04-28 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M: Aperture Series at ~1:8: Green Plants

2014-04-27 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M: Aperture Series at 1:5 'Leaf Closeup'

2014-04-26 First Look: Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M: Aperture Series 'Glistening Rocks'

2014-04-26 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M on Sony A7R: Shooting Classic Aspect Ratios of 3:2, 4 X 5, 6 X 6, 4 X 3, 6 X 17

2014-04-26 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M on Sony A7R: Shooting more than APS-C!

2014-04-25 Arrived: Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M for Sony NEX, Fujifilm X (and Sony A7 / A7R)

2014-04-16 Zeiss Touit 50mm f/2.8M for Sony NEX, Fujifilm X (and Sony A7 / A7R)

2014-04-09 “Site is Fantastic”

2014-03-31 Secondary Color Correction with Leica 90/2 APO, Zeiss ZM 85mm f/4 Tele-Tessar, ZM 85/2 Sonnar: Barn Interior (Leica M240)

2014-03-28 Zeiss ZM 85mm f/4 Tele-Tessar Aperture Series: Teak Bench (Sony A7R)

2014-03-20 Zeiss ZM 85mm f/4 Tele-Tessar Aperture Series: Olympic Bar (Leica M240)

2014-03-20 Zeiss ZM 85mm f/4 Tele-Tessar Aperture Series: Picnic Table (Leica M240)

2014-03-20 Zeiss ZM 85mm f/4 Tele-Tessar Aperture Series: Teak Bench (Leica M240)

2014-03-20 Zeiss ZM 85mm f/4 Tele-Tessar and the ZM 85mm f/2 Sonnar

2013

2013-12-03 Sony A7R + 35/2.8: Arrives Tomorrow

2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Adapting Zeiss and Leica Lenses via Lens Adapter

2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Lens Support and Lens Mount Torque with Adapted Lenses (Sag, Warp Potential, Shutter Vibration)

2013-12-01 Sony A7R: Reader Inquiries

2013-10-04 Compared: Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar vs Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4 (X-E1, Cabin Curtains)

2013-08-14 Fujifilm X-E1 + Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Dusk and Night

2013-08-14 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon Examples (Fujifilm X-E1, Bristlecone Graveyard)

2013-07-22 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon: Bristlecone Trunks (Nikon D800E)

2013-07-19 Compared: Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 (Fujifilm X-E1, Cabin #9 Bathroom)

2013-07-15 Compared: Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 (Fujifilm X-E1, Cabin #9 Interior)

2013-07-13 Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar: Bristlecone Branches Bokeh (Nikon D800E)

2013-07-13 Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar: Glacial Erratics in Meadow (Nikon D800E)

2013-07-13 Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar: Glacial Erratics in Tuolumne River (Nikon D800E)

2013-07-11 Compared: Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar vs Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4 and 18-55/2.8-4 (X-E1, Ellery Lake Green House)

2013-07-10 Compared: Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar vs Fujinon XF 35mm f/1.4 (X-E1, Cabin Table)

2013-07-08 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon (Backlit Bristlecone)

2013-07-07 Compared: Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon vs Fujifilm XF 14mm f/2.8 (X-E1, Bristlecone)

2013-06-18 Zeiss 25mm f/2 Distagon in Harsh Daylight (Bristlecones)

2013-05-31 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Aperture Series Sharpness, Bokeh (Picnic Table, Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-28 Wide Angles in the Creek (Sony NEX-7, Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon)

2013-05-28 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Examples (Alpine Creek, Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-28 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Field Curvature

2013-05-23 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Reader Question on Field Curvature (and field curvature in general)

2013-05-22 Compared: Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar vs Sony 35mm f/1.8 OSS on Sony NEX-7

2013-05-22 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Aperture Series (Sunflowers, Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-22 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Aperture Series At Close Range (Sunflowers, Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-19 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Evening on the High Line in NYC

2013-05-18 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Examples, Evening Architecture

2013-05-18 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: MTF and Distortion and Vignetting Charts (for Sony NEX + Fuji X)

2013-05-17 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Examples in New York City, Part 1

2013-05-17 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Examples in New York City, Part 2

2013-05-17 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: MTF and Distortion and Vignetting Charts (for Sony NEX + Fuji X)

2013-05-16 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Portraiture with an Ultra Wide Angle

2013-05-16 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Bokeh (Glassware)

2013-05-16 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Portraiture in NYC

2013-05-11 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Correcting Distortion in Adobe Camera Raw

2013-05-11 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Examples

2013-05-10 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: Distortion Correction in JPEG, vs RAW

2013-05-10 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: First Batch of Examples (Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-10 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon: More Examples Added

2013-05-10 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: Distortion Correction in JPEG, vs RAW

2013-05-09 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar: First Look with Full Aperture Series at 1:20 (Sony NEX-7)

2013-05-01 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon — Autofocus Ultra Wide Angle for Sony NEX or Fuji X

2013-05-01 Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar — Autofocus Normal Lens for Sony NEX or Fuji X

2013-04-30 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon and 32mm f/1.8 Planar

2013-04-29 Sony NEX-7 with Zeiss Touit 12/2.8 and 32/1.8

2013-04-25 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon and Zeiss Touit 32mm f/1.8 Planar for Sony NEX and Fuji X (and Sony NEX-7 L Plate)

2013-04-23 Zeiss Touit 12mm f/2.8 Distagon and 32mm f/1.8 Planar for Sony NEX and Fuji X

2013-04-15 Zeiss ZE 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar IN STOCK for Canon

2013-04-02 Zeiss 135mm f/2 APO-Sonnar: Performance at Distance f/2 - f/16 (D800E, Mosaic)

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