When ZEISS introduced the Milvus series in 2015, the aim was to offer a new generation of manual-focal lenses for powerful full frame digital SLR cameras. The three fast f/1.4 lenses 35, 50 and 85mm have already been available. Now a new focal length has joined the family: the Milvus 1.4/25.
About a four-hour boat ride away from Athens lies Folegandros, a small island in the south Aegean Sea near Santorini. Before embarking on my trip, I expected to find the white buildings characteristic of the region set against the blue waters of the Mediterranean – and I wasn't disappointed.
Lenses are a critical part of your camera kit but top-quality glass doesn’t come cheap. How do you choose between a fast prime lens and a top-quality zoom? This is the fourth article of a multi-part series discussing the “zoom versus prime” question.
Landscape photographers may be the only people that are not hoping for cloudless days when they head out. You don’t want it to rain, but even that can be much more interesting than blank skies in your images. Landscape photographer Brian Leary has a solution.
Roberto Ibarra Chávez tries to stimulate the fantastic and imaginative side of visual perception. He found the inspiration for his visual message in nature. Working with a macro lens allows him to immerse into his subject unveiling a different meaning.
Over about a decade of shooting ZEISS lenses and all the major brands and 3rd party lenses, I’ve developed a sense of what I like in the final image—and that involves contrast, particularly high micro contrast. Learn more about what that means for your images.