Tagged: Contax

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...

Contax G adapter guide

First the good news: it is possible to use Contax G mount lenses on modern digital cameras. The Contax G mount was introduced in 1994 and was used by two cameras: The Contax G1...

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...