Category Archives: Carl Zeiss

Impressions of Carl Zeiss ZE lenses

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ZE, ZF, ZF.2 — it is a modern line of lenses for digital cameras 35mm. ZE-for the Canon. ZF and ZF.2 — for the Nikon. ZF — older lenses, without chip and an electrodiaphragm, and ZF.2 — newer, with an electrodiaphragm. Optical schemes…

Carl Zeiss Distagon 35/2 ZE — impression of use

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I finished shooting material on the lens Carl Zeiss Distagon 35/2 ZE for a long time, and now I decided to write the article. But my impressions of a lens are not first. I already used it some time ago. Many thanks to…

Repair of the lenses Carl Zeiss

As well as all in this world, the lenses Carl Zeiss are not eternal. They serve very long, but not always the it can be careful, and sometimes comes the term for service. For those who wants to repair the German or the…

Firm Carl Zeiss lens hoods

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Rubber hood Rubber hood So far I will write about Zeiss/Contax lens hood, because it is very actual. And later I will add an information about modern blenda of Carl Zeiss. You perhaps are surprised, why to write about old and expensive hoods?…

Catalog of the lenses Carl Zeiss (October, 1975)

Very valuable brochure. Still to find it, but imore new… In addition. Specifically this copy is valuable that there are only AE-versions of lenses (with MTF schedules are described!). On the site Carl Zeiss you will find brochures to separate lenses only to…

The difference between AE and MM versions of the lenses Carl Zeiss

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This question appears again and again with an enviable regularity so I decided to cover it separately in article that was where to refer. So that we know. AE version assumes older lens with other design of a diaphragm, than MM version and…

Whether there is a difference between the lenses Carl Zeiss “made in Japan” and “made in West Germany”

Very topical issue which is roughly discussed on the Internet and and not only in Russian. Many owners of the lenses “made in West Germany” warm up a subject declaring that they had a Japanese similar lens and there is anything especially in…