While it looks like it came from the future, the Zeiss Cinemizer OLED headset offers performance from the Dark Ages.
Sure, almost nobody can afford a $4,490 lens. But the German lensmaker's newest top-drawer Otus line keeps the pressure on competitors by showing what's possible.
Few photographers will buy the $4,000 lens, but many will covet its performance, judging by new tests by LensRentals and DxO Labs.
Expanding its support for smaller mirrorless cameras, Zeiss announces two wide-aperture premium lenses now are on sale, with a 50mm macro model to come.
While it looks like it came from the future, the Zeiss Cinemizer OLED headset offers performance seemingly from the Dark Ages.
Zeiss Cinemizer OLED 3D glasses may look futuristic, but despite their portability, their performance is far below expectations given the price.
Prime lenses with 15mm and 135mm focal lengths join Carl Zeiss' CP.2 lineup of crossover lenses that can be used on video, cine, or SLR cameras.
The widest-angle model in the Distagon family will ship in May for nearly $3,000 to those who covet the German lensmaker's products.
The Micro Four Thirds alliance will get lenses from three premium brands: Zeiss, Schneider Kreuznach, and Komamura's Horseman.
The Compact Prime CP.2 family gets new 50mm and 100mm members and the ability to mount to Nikon SLRs. Also: Zeiss' first accessories.