An interview from the 2016 International Broadcasting Convention in Amsterdam with Snehal Patel of Carl Zeiss. Carl Zeiss is one of the oldest existing optics manufacturers in the world and is world renowned for their optical quality. Cinematography lenses from Zeiss have helped to create distinctive images in many famous movies and Camera lenses from Zeiss are used by millions of photographers around the globe: on SLR cameras, rangefinder cameras or mirrorless system cameras, and on Sony cameras, smartphones, in video-conferencing systems and in webcams. In this interview Snehal introduces their new Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3 Cinema Lens.
The ZEISS LWZ.3 zoom lens is a robust and reliable featherweight in its class but nevertheless supporting you with superior performance at the same time. The ZEISS Lightweight Zoom LWZ.3 Lens has a focal range of 21-100mm starting at T2.9 and ramps to T3.9 gradually through the zoom range. The focal length range between 21 and 100 mm supplies you with a wide scope of choosing the perfect angle and the ability of capturing a unique moment any second, without the time-consuming procedure of changing lenses.
The ZEISS LWZ.3 is equipped with an easy-to-operate, interchangeable mount system. It enables you to switch quickly from a typical cine-style PL-mount to four other mounts (Canon EF, Nikon F, Sony E, MFT)*. A truly great feature that promises a flexible and future-proof investment in today’s rapidly developing camera market. On a bustling set you will definitely appreciate the cine-style ergonomics of the ZEISS LWZ.3. A rugged, splash-proof housing gives you enough freedom even in ambitious shooting conditions – both indoors and outdoors.
An innovative and sophisticated lens design results in a tremendously lightweight lens, still accompanied by the outstanding optical performance you are familiar with using ZEISS lenses. Your shots will stand out with pin-sharp structures, vibrant colors and high contrast. Nicely shaped out-of-focus lights, a lovely bokeh and focus roll-off produce the desired cinematic look and feel of a scene. The shift of focus while zooming in and out, especially common with still photography zoom lenses, is no issue with the ZEISS LWZ.3.
The ZEISS LWZ.3 will be available from the end of January 2017.
For more information please visit: www.Lenspire.Zeiss.com