Category: Carl Zeiss

Carl Zeiss Jena Topogon 25mm 4

The Carl Zeiss Jena Topogon 25mm 4 lens is one of the first super wide-angle lenses manufactured for the 35mm film format. The initial design of the Topogon dates back to 1933 when Robert...

Carl Zeiss Distagon 25 2.8

The Carl Zeiss Distagon 25 is a highly sought after wide angle lens. The distagon lenses are retrofocus lenses that are renowned for their remarkably short minimum focusing distance, sharpness and minimum distortion. The Distagon...

Carl Zeiss Planar History – Part 1

A succinct history of Carl Zeiss Planar lenses The following article presents a subjective perspective on the history and evolution of the Planar-type lenses from their origins to modern times. Only general-purpose (non-macro) Carl...