PRESS RELEASE: Optical Specialist Expands Offering of Accessories for Photographers
Filters and camera straps from Carl Zeiss
OBERKOCHEN, GERMANY – September 7, 2010 – Carl Zeiss now offers photographers special accessories to support their work with ZEISS lenses. The new UV and POL filters from Carl Zeiss are optically and mechanically tailored to the high-quality ZEISS SLR lenses and protected against light reflections with the ZEISS T* multi-coating. Because good optics can be somewhat heavy at times, Carl Zeiss now offers a special camera strap with air cell padding for SLR cameras.
“It is important for us to not only deliver ideal image results, but to also make photography something to remember. This does not stop at lenses. We have also taken the demands and needs of photographers into consideration during development of our accessory products. They are the ideal addition to our ZEISS SLR lenses," explains Martin Klottig, Marketing Manager of the Camera Lens Division at Carl Zeiss AG.
The new UV and POL filters meet the highest demands on mechanical quality and can be quickly and easily changed. High-quality optical glass is tailored to the performance of ZEISS lenses, while the T* multi-coating minimizes light reflections on the glass-air surfaces and improves transmission. In addition to the filter function, the front lens element of the lens provides protection against contamination and scratches. With the standard thread diameters of 58, 67, 72 and 82 mm, the filters also fit the lenses of other manufacturers.
Carl Zeiss-branded polarizing filters are available in 58mm, 67mm, 72mm and 82mm sizes, and include the company's T* anti-reflective multi coating.
Photo provided by Carl Zeiss AG.
The camera straps ensure that your equipment does not lead to shoulder and neck strain, even when used for longer periods. Patented air cell padding and the elastic material unite comfort and maximum durability. Special quick-action locks enable users to quickly, easily and safely connect the straps to all standard SLR cameras.
About Carl Zeiss
The Carl Zeiss Group is a leading group of companies operating worldwide in the optical and opto-electronic industries that generates revenues totaling around EUR 2.1 billion (2008/09).
Carl Zeiss offers innovative solutions for the future-oriented markets of Medical and Research Solutions, Industrial Solutions and Lifestyle Products. The company develops and distributes surgical microscopes, diagnostic systems for ophthalmology, microscopes, lithography optics, industrial measuring technology, planetarium technology, optronic products, camera and cine lenses, and binoculars and spotting scopes. The eyeglass business is bundled in the joint venture Carl Zeiss Vision International GmbH.
The Carl Zeiss Group has approximately 13,000 employees worldwide, including more than 8,000 in Germany. The Carl Zeiss business groups hold leading positions in their markets.
Carl Zeiss AG is fully owned by the Carl Zeiss Stiftung (Carl Zeiss Foundation). Founded in 1846 in Jena, the company is headquartered in Oberkochen, Germany.
Further information is available at: www.zeiss.de/en
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The Carl Zeiss-branded neckstrap has air-cell padding and quick-release catches.
Photo provided by Carl Zeiss AG.
(First posted on Tuesday, September 7, 2010 at 12:42 EDT)