The New Zeiss ZX1 (Hands On!)

Finally, I can talk about this. It’s so hard to keep this secret for so many months! Today, Zeiss announced the full frame fixed lens ZX1. Some of you saw me testing a blacked out camera over the summer, and this was it. So I have official hands-on experience with it! I really feel this is a great idea: a minimal design with no SD slots and an internal 512 GB SSD drive.

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Carl Zeiss 2/35 Review

The Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 2/35 is easily the favorite lens in my bag right now. And having a favorite among a bag of Carl Zeiss primes is no easy task, mind you. This "bokeh machine" has become my everyday walk around lens - mounted like a permanent fixture to my Nikon D700. I use it for vast nature landscapes, portraits and near macro photography. This is the king of all Carl Zeiss lenses in my humble opinion (though, they just came out with the Distagon T* 1.4/35 which is looking to be an absolutely stunning lens).

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