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Zeiss has been contributing to technological progress for more than 160 years, with solutions for industries spanning medical technology, biomedical research and of course camera and cine lenses, binoculars and spotting scopes.
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Zeiss: Camera, Lenses and Optics
Millions of photographers put their trust in Zeiss lenses. Whether a mirrorless, DSLR or rangefinder photographer, Zeiss has a lens that will provide outstanding performance. Not just limited to stills, Zeiss cater for the videographer too. The Otus, Milvus and Loxia lenses are all capable of meeting and exceeding the needs of both videographers and photographers alike.
Nature observers can view their subjects in exquisitely high detail through Zeiss binoculars and spotting scopes. Zeiss binoculars have a legendary reputation for quality, optical performance and elegance, and offer a range of features to suit all types of users.
For the ultimate creative flow, the Zeiss ZX1 shoots with a newly designed 35mm f/2 Zeiss lens. The 37.4mp full-frame sensor delivers outstanding image results. Not just happy with capturing incredible images, the ZX1 allows for direct editing with built-in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom. Giving you the opportunity to shoot, edit and share straight from the camera.
Zeiss Optics: See More
Offering brilliant binoculars, superior spotting scopes and magnificent monoculars, Zeiss have thought of every need and want of the modern nature observer and bird watcher. Zeiss optics come with high optical performance as standard and offer incredible viewing experiences to suit all budgets.
Zeiss Binoculars: Legendary Reputation
A reputation that boasts exceptional optical performance, robust construction and incredible ergonomics, making the likes of the Zeiss Victory, Terra and Conquest binoculars some of the most sought after binoculars on the market. A binocular for every need, Zeiss offer solutions for twilight and nighttime viewing and everyday use, through compact and portable options for the dedicated nature observer. Immerse yourself in Zeiss Binoculars here >
Zeiss Spotting Scopes: Nature Like Never Before
Experience a unique sight through Zeiss spotting scopes. Premium optics from Zeiss that render colour in the most exceptional detail, Zeiss scopes offer wide fields of view and gobsmacking magnification. Choose between the ultimate viewing experience of the Zeiss Victory Harpa or the renowned high-performance and respectably priced Conquest Gavia. Browse our range of Zeiss Spotting Scopes >
Zeiss Monoculars: Small and Mighty
Bird and nature observers can treat themselves to up to 20x magnification (without a tripod!) from Zeiss Monoculars. An incredibly useful observation aide, the Zeiss Mono 3x12 Monocular converts full-size binoculars into spotting scopes. Tripling the magnification. Whereas the likes of the Zeiss Mono 10x25 T Monocular is the ideal choice for mountaineering and travelling, producing high image quality in a small and compact mini telescope. View Monos here >
Zeiss Accessories: Enhance Your Visual Experience
Always with the user in mind, these well-thought-out accessories from Zeiss enhance your visual experience even further. From carrying straps and practical accessories, these have been hand-picked and developed by Zeiss users FOR Zeiss users. Browse our range of carry cases, straps and cleaning accessories. View our complete range of Zeiss Accessories here, just filter by Zeiss >
Mirrorless lenses from Zeiss are compact and lightweight and pack the punch we know and love from Zeiss. Working hand-in-hand with mirrorless systems such as Sony, these lenses make use of the high-resolution sensors to deliver outstanding image quality without any compromise. Are Zeiss lenses good? Browse our range of mirrorless lenses and explore the photographic opportunities for yourself, click here >
Zeiss Batis Lenses: Professional Full-Frame
Designed and built specifically for full-frame, professional Sony users, the Batis range from Zeiss offers superfast autofocus, that’s compatible with all Sony E-mount cameras. Constructed with protection against dust and moisture, the Batis lenses are for the professional and hobby photographer that need dependable lenses for their shoots. Shop all Batis lenses here >
Zeiss Loxia Lenses: Control Every Detail
Take charge of every fine detail with the exquisite range of Zeiss Loxia lenses. Designed specifically for the Sony Alpha series of cameras, the Loxia lenses from Zeiss are manual focus, giving full control to the photographer. Take a step towards a classic style and feel of photography with the Zeiss Loxia lenses. Browse all Loxia Lenses >
Zeiss Touit Lenses: APS-C Format Photography
The Touit lenses from Zeiss are designed and constructed specifically for use on APS-C cameras from the Sony Alpha and Fujifilm X series. Supporting full autofocus functionality, the Touit range of lenses features Zeiss’ T* anti-reflective coating on all surfaces, providing a superior optical brilliance that performs even in unfavourable lighting situations. View Touit >
Zeiss Rangefinder Lenses: Exceptional Creativity
Typically featuring super-fast apertures such as F2 and F2.8, these Rangefinder ZM lenses are ideal for handheld photography, even in low-light conditions. For high contrast and incredible quality across the entire image, these rangefinder lenses from Zeiss will never disappoint. Smooth and precise focusing comes as standard, allowing you to concentrate on the creative. View Rangefinder lenses here >
Zeiss SLR Lenses: Classic Quality and Control
Experience Zeiss’ legendary bokeh through the finite control of manual focus on your DSLR camera. With the quality and detail typically found in medium format photography, the likes of the Zeiss Otus and Milvus lenses offer outstanding control and extraordinary results for Canon EF-mount and Nikon F-mount full-frame cameras. Browse the full range here >
Zeiss Milvus Lenses: High-Resolution Performance
Unleash your cameras full potential with a Zeiss Milvus lens. Incredible colour rendering and superior-high-quality images come as standard with a Milvus lens. Designed and built for the Canon EF-mount and Nikon F-mount, photographers will be sure to capture their subjects in detail like never before. View all Milvus lenses here >
Zeiss Otus Lenses: High Definition for DSLR
Perfect for landscapes, architecture and even portraits the Otus lenses from Zeiss produce high definition and incredible resolution across the entire image. Designed specifically for the Canon EF and Nikon F mount cameras, the Zeiss Otus lenses are manual focus, giving full creative control to the photographer. View all Otus lenses >
Zeiss: A History
Carl Zeiss: Founder, Father The German maker of optical instruments and founder of Carl Zeiss AG. Zeiss made contributions to lens manufacturing that have aided the modern production of lenses. At first, his lenses were only used in the production of microscopes, but with the invention of cameras, his company began manufacturing high-quality photographic lenses. And the rest is history.
100 Years: Always Developing For over 100 years, ZEISS has been offering the camera lenses of choice across a broad product spectrum. The story started with the renowned Planar® from 1896. ZEISS is now the world's leading company in the development and production of high-performance camera lenses for all areas of photography and cinematography.
Binoculars: An Evolution The design of binoculars as we know them today was invented more than 100 years ago. By combining two monocular telescopes, the ZEISS Company succeeded in putting binoculars on the market that delivered a natural image with increased three-dimensional perception.
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