Tagged: Zeiss

Carl Zeiss Planar History – Part 3

After the ups and downs of the partnership with Rollei, Zeiss found stability in the Contax project, launched in 1974 with the Japanese Yashica company. After years of struggling and of coming out beaten...

Carl Zeiss Planar History – Part 2

The following article presents a subjective perspective on the history and evolution of the Planar-type lenses from their origins to modern times. Because the 50mm focal length has been the most popular and the...

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...

Classic Lenses FAQ

In this section I would like to provide you with some information about classic lenses, adapters and general tips that I have acquired that I would like to pass on to my fellow photography...