Zeiss has been very busy putting out new lenses and now another line has emerged. The Milvus is a full frame lens available for the Canon EF and Nikon F mount. They can also be used on Sony E Mount with an adapter. The Milvus shares the same design characteristics of the Loxia. They are manual lenses designed for both video and stills. No focus by wire here. Has a longer focus rotation for video and a cool de-clicking feature that the user can turn on or off with a simple supplied screw driver.
Although the lenses can be fully manual they do support all important operating modes of DSLR cameras (e.g. aperture priority, shutter priority and program modes, as well as manual time and exposure settings). In addition, the ZEISS Milvus lenses feature an interface that transmits the lens data to the camera body (e.g. focal length, set aperture etc.). This information is saved to the photo’s EXIF data. Auto focus isn’t supported.
The Milvus is weather sealed to protect against water spray and dust. Zeiss claims the lenses meet the latest 6K video standards.
The Milvus line has six lenses to date.
To learn more about the Zeiss Milvus visit Zeiss.com
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