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Zeiss ZM lenses for M-mount Black Friday rebates

In addition to Voigtlander, Zeiss also announced their 2018 Black Friday rebates. The discounted ZM lenses for M-mount can be found here: For more Black Friday deals, follow @PhotogDeals on Facebook or Twitter

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Deal of the day: Zeiss Tele-Tessar T* 85mm f/4 ZM lens now $150 off

The Zeiss Tele-Tessar T* 85mm f/4 ZM lens for Leica M-mount is now $150 off at B&H Photo and Adorama – both the black and silver versions are available:

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Zeiss Biotar lens coming back to life?

This rumor consists of two parts – the first part is coming from RetroCamera who recently reported that Zeiss will bring back to life the Biotar 1.5/75 lens: “When I was in Denmark, a photographer in Ribe told me that I had a very nice (and long) conversation, that Zeiss would like to move in this direction. […]

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Shooting the Milky Way with the Leica M10 (Zeiss Distagon 15mm f/2.8 ZM lens review)

General The widest M rectilinear lens that Leica makes today is the 18mm f/3.8 Super-Elmar ($2,995) if you don’t count the 16-18-21mm f/4 Tri-Elmar-M ($5,195). If you want to go wider, Zeiss and Voigtlander are the only options – Zeiss makes two super wide lenses, while Voigtlander has three: Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZM ($4,600) […]

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Zeiss has no imminent plans for more updated ZM lenses (for Leica M mount)

At a recent photo gear show, a reader asked a Zeiss representative if the company is planning to release any updates to the existing ZM range of lenses or any new ZM lenses for Leica M mount and the answer was: no imminent updates or roadmap updates whatsoever, with the Distagon T* 35mm f/1.4 still […]

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Alternative (silver) lens hood for the Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZM lens

A month ago I purchased a silver Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZM lens for Leica M mount. The lens is big and heavy, with excellent image quality, but it does not come with a lens hood. Zeiss does offer a black-only lens hood for an additional $154. I have seen on social media that Thorsten […]

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Zeiss C Biogon T* 4,5/21 ZM and Distagon T* 4/18 ZM lenses listed as discontinued

  An interesting development: the Zeiss C Biogon T* 4,5/21 ZM ($1,201) and Distagon T* 4/18 ZM ($1,428) lenses for Leica M mount are both currently listed as discontinued on Zeiss website (see this and this page): Zeiss is currently offering up to $250 rebates on selected Zeiss ZM lenses (B&H, Adorama and PopFlash are eligible for those rebates, Amazon is not):

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