For many photographers, lenses with a focal length of 35 millimeters are part of their basic equipment and considered true allrounders for reportage, street photography and landscape photography. With an excellent imaging performance and a large aperture, the new ZEISS Milvus 1.4/35 also positions itself as the perfect choice for creative portraits.
ZEISS provided a pre-production sample of the Milvus 1.4/35 for this first look and overview. Over the course of a few weeks using the 50-megapixel Canon 5Ds R, I shot the Milvus 1.4/35 alongside its ZEISS Classic 1.4/35 ZE predecessor and also the Canon 35mm f/1.4L II, making a wide variety of comparisons near and far of landscapes, buildings and interiors, looking to thoroughly understand image quality and operational characteristics.
I am a portrait photographer and that means babies and young children are part of my world. Capturing a newborn is a rare opportunity that I treasure. They are only newborn for a short period of time and those are images you don’t want to miss.
Going back a generation it used to be sailors, prostitutes and prisoners that had tattoos. Nowadays, it is just as likely to be the Mum outside the school gate. And sadly, over half the people would think less of someone because they have a tattoo.
Traveling to the end of the world is not an easy task and South Georgia is certainly qualifying for that category. For Hans Strand this island had been a dream since he was a teenager and at one stage he thought he would never be able to see it. Now the dream had come true and he had his bag full of top notch ZEISS lenses.
Playing with focus and blur, natural colors and a harmonious bokeh – practiced photographers use these design elements to give their portraits that special something. What a good thing, then, that a new member has just joined the Batis family: the ZEISS Batis 2.8/135 is an ideal tool for creating atmospheric, unique portraits.
ZEISS enthusiast Lloyd Horgan, professional aviation and landscape photographer gets behind the driving seat of the ZEISS Batis 2/25 on board with the 56th Rescue Squadron at Royal Air Force Lakenheath and the Wiltshire Air Ambulance.
In street photography you want to simplify things as much as possible when it comes to the camera and the exposure so you can immerse yourself in the environment to better capture life unfolding around you.
Some of the best street photographers today use their smartphones to capture photos on the streets. A great option like the ExoLens® with ZEISS Optics Wide-Angle exists - and with that said, it makes both urban geometry and street photography easier. In this article Chris Gampat shares a few tips for photographers looking to get more out of their phone.