In 2016 Tamina-Florentine Zuch impressed the jurors of the ZEISS Photography Award enough to win the competition’s first prize, including ZEISS lenses worth EUR 15,000. In this article she talks about her new project “Stay, I don’t need anything”, how she found great images by milking cows, and how switching to manual focusing has influenced her work.Continue Reading
This is the first article of a multi-part series discussing ZEISS DSLR prime lenses against the best native zooms, starting with the ultra wide angle range (15mm, 18mm, 21mm). While the scope of the examples in this series is confined to DSLR lenses for Canon and Nikon, the same general considerations apply to lenses for mirrorless cameras.Continue Reading
Looking for a chance to learn from a professional photographer and work with a model? Always wanted to see for yourself why fellow photographers rave about the quality of ZEISS lenses? Take advantage of this unique opportunity at WPPI Expo 2017 in the Las Vegas Convention Center February 7th – 9th, 2017.
I am NOT a photographer. Do I know how to take a picture technically sound? Yes, of course I do. I also love photography. However, I don't think of myself as a photographer, rather I title myself a creative.
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.
A professional photographer’s camera bag has always been a study in compromise. Packing a bag for assignment used to always involve a delicate balancing act between cost, size, weight and practicality. How many lenses to bring, and which focal lengths? Should I use unwieldy zooms or a selection of primes? Do I sacrifice weight for mobility or do I bring everything I own on the off chance I might need it?
Once Guy Geva started using ZEISS lenses, it was like a dream come true. He could achieve maximum sharpness for the whole width of the frame with a completely open aperture and there were no chromatic aberrations. This enabled him to shoot night photography and to control the depth of the field of each picture taken. He did not have to keep updating his lenses to achieve better performance with the high-resolution cameras. A one-time investment in ZEISS lenses decreased his overall expenses.
Every year New York hosts PDN PhotoPlus International Conference + Expo, the largest photography and imaging show in North America. Many of the visitors headed to ZEISS at booth #1037, where they talked with our optics experts and got the chance for workshops with ZEISS Camera Lens Ambassador Topher DeLancy.