A Lot of Cameras Are Going to Change in the Tiniest Way Possible

If you use a Sony or Fujifilm camera or Nokia phone or anything like that, you may notice a slight difference in future editions of your favorite camera and phones. The iconic Carl Zeiss imprint on the camera lens will now be just ZEISS. I guess they were growing tired of non photogs asking who the heck is Carl Zeiss? » 6/28/13 8:34pm 6/28/13 8:34pm

Sony RX1 Review: A Camera So Bold, So Beautiful... and So Expensive

There are two terms in digital photography that signify two very different kinds of cameras. The terms are compact, and full-frame. The former defines those cheap, pocketable point-and-shoots, while the latter is a feature only found on the most professional DSLRs. With the RX1, Sony fused these two polar opposites in… » 5/29/13 1:00pm 5/29/13 1:00pm

Carl Zeiss' Bundle of Lenses Come With a Free Suitcase

Got $6,000 to spend on a pack of lenses for your Canon or Nikon? You'll be wanting to protect them from bumps and scrapes, so Carl Zeiss has generously chucked in a suitcase, too. While there are five lenses in the set—a Distagon T* 2,8/21; Distagon T* 2/28; Distagon T* 2/35; Planar T* 1,4/50 and Planar T*… » 4/06/11 9:45am 4/06/11 9:45am

Carl Zeiss Making Canon Compatible Lenses

Canon dSLR users have long been able to use Carl Zeiss lenses, but the privilege required an adapter—a solution that's problematic in more ways than one. But Carl Zeiss has just announced two lenses, the Planar T 1.4/50 ZE and 1.4/85 ZE, both of which are stock-friendly with Canon's EF mount. Running $660 and $1,770… » 9/15/08 8:16am 9/15/08 8:16am

Logitech Debuts QuickCam Pro Line with Carl Zeiss Lenses

Today Logitech is showing off two new 2-megapixel $100 QuickCam Pro models, one for desktops (that is, made to sit atop a desktop LCD) and another one for laptops. The big news is that they are the only webcams equipped with the Carl Zeiss lenses that made the Sony Cyber-shot line so popular. Also in addition to… » 6/28/07 9:54am 6/28/07 9:54am