Zeiss reveal new lenses for Nikon, Hasselblad V and Zeiss Ikon

A list of new products, which will be unveiled at Photokina has been posted on the Zeiss website. Several new ZF lenses are included, along with lenses for the Zeiss Ikon Rangefinder.

In total, four lenses for Nikon, three Hasselblad V lenses and two for the Zeiss Ikon rangefinder camera have been revealed on the Zeiss website here.

The lenses to be exhibited are as follows:

For Hasselblad V:
Distagon T* 4/50 ZV
  • The Classic Wide-Angle Lens
  • The universal high performance wide angle lens for medium format photography – the industry standard
  • Impressive sharpness beyond the resolution of even the best color films
  • Extremely durable all-metal precision barrel
Makro-Planar T* 4/120 ZV
  • The Classic Macro
  • The best proven macro lens for medium format photography in decades – an established industry standard
  • Fascinating image quality and undistorted rendering in close-up and product photography – both analog and digital
  • Extremely durable all-metal precision barrel
Sonnar T* 4/180 ZV
  • The High Performance Telephoto Lens
  • Fast and quite compact telephoto lens
  • Exceptionally high performance over the entire frame and through the entire aperture range, at all distances from infinity to the close-focus limit.
  • Extremely durable all-metal precision barrel
For Nikon:
Distagon T* 2,8/25 ZF
  • The Powerful All-round Wide-Angle Lens
  • Superior wide-angle performance combined with extreme close-up potential: a MOD (minimum object distance) of only 6 cm from the front element!
  • Impressive sharpness; clearly beyond even the best color films available today
  • Long-life all-metal barrel of very high precision
Distagon T* 2/35 ZF
  • The Versatile Reporter
  • Newly computed fast reporter lens with moderate wide-angle coverage
  • High optical performance available across the frame throughout the focusing range
  • Long-life all-metal barrel of very high precision
Makro-Planar T* 2/50 ZF
  • The Speed Macro
  • Fastest 50 mm macro lens for the 24 x 36 full frame
  • Very high image quality over the entire focusing range from infinity to the close-focus limit at half life-size
  • Optical system with “floating element” and longlife full metal precision mechanics.
Makro-Planar T* 2/100 ZF
  • The Super Selective Tele Macro
  • with Unique Image Quality
  • The first photo lens with ARRI/ZEISS Master Prime optics from Hollywood’s movie industry, enabling exceptionally selective focusing
  • Far superior in optical performance, even wide open, from infinity to the close-focus limit at half life size
  • Optical system of fantastic performance and longlife full metal precision mechanics.

For the Zeiss Ikon rangefinder:
C Biogon T* 4,5/21 ZM
  • The Superwide Traveller
  • Fascinating optical performance from infinity to the close-up limit over the entire 24 x 36 mm frame
  • Virtually distortion free
  • Extremely compact
Distagon T* 4/18 ZM
  • The Extreme-Wideangle Specialist
  • Excellent image quality – even wide open – from infinity to close-up, over the full 24 x 36 frame
  • Very high resolving power
  • Relatively compact

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