ZEISS Milvus familiy offers the right focal length and the best imaging performance for every situation. The perfect set-up for interviews, documentary work, music videos or corporate movies. With optimum image quality, full focus control, and a cutting-edge design, you can be confident of getting your subject and its creative potential firmly in the foreground, giving unique results every time.
The ZEISS Milvus lens family with precise manual focus offers high and consistent image performance across all focal lengths. They are ideal for current DSLR cameras and also for mirrorless system cameras of the Sony α7 series via an adapter solution.
Thanks to their high contrast rendition and low level of stray light the ZEISS Milvus lenses ensure impressive results with the latest video standards such as HDR (High Dynamic Range) and resolutions of 6K and more. For the user, they open up the field of professional video applications.
All ZEISS Milvus lenses have an exceptionally long rotation angles of the focus ring for precise focusing. The practical, rubber-covered focus ring features outstanding grip properties for optimal focusing. The ‘de-click’ function in the ZF.2 mount lenses allows filmmakers to adjust the aperture freely and smoothly, enabling professional results even in changing light conditions.
The excellent image performance of the ZEISS Milvus lenses is sharply focused on the requirements of current and future high-performance digital cameras. Thanks to the low level of stray light allowed by the lens design, high-contrast images are also possible with increasing high dynamic ranges of the sensors (HDR). The optics are designed to ensure full utilization of the performance provided by high-resolution camera systems.
With their precise manual focusing and superbly balanced bokeh, the Milvus lenses from ZEISS offer the control and image quality expected by serious filmmakers. The long focus throw on the Milvus lenses allow the use of follow focus systems.
Noticeable quality and high value stability qualify ZEISS Milvus lenses for decades of intense use. The high-quality craftsmanship of the all-metal mounts, the easy-to-grip focus and aperture ring and the robust front bayonet and filter threads ensure an amazing user experience.
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|ZEISS Milvus 2.8/15||ZF.2||0.25 m||99.0 mm||102.3 mm||880 g||95 mm||109.1°||90.6°||81.8°||70.2°|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.25 m||100.2 mm||102.3 mm||947 g||95 mm||109.1°||90.6°||81.8°||70.2°|
|ZEISS Milvus 2.8/18||ZF.2||0.25 m||92.0 mm||90.0 mm||675 g||77 mm||98.8°||80.0°||71.5°||60.5°|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.25 m||93.0 mm||90.0 mm||721 g||77 mm||98.8°||80.0°||71.5°||60.5°|
|ZEISS Milvus 2.8/21||ZF.2||0.22 m||92.5 mm||95.3 mm||735 g||82 mm||81.2 º||61.3 º||61.7 º||44.8 º|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.22 m||95.0 mm||95.5 mm||851 g||82 mm
||81.2 º||61.3 º||61.7 º||44.8 º|
|ZEISS Milvus 2/35||ZF.2||0.30 m||81.3 mm||77.0 mm||649 g||58 mm||54.4 º||39.2 º||39.5 º||27.8 º|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.30 m||83.0 mm||77.0 mm||702 g||58 mm||54.4 º||39.2 º||39.5 º||27.8 º|
|ZEISS Milvus 1.4/50||ZF.2||0.45 m||94.0 mm||82.9 mm||875 g||67 mm||39.6 º||28.0 º||28.2 º||19.6 º|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.45 m||97.5 mm||82.5 mm||922 g||67 mm||39.6 º||28.0 º||28.2 º||19.6 º|
|ZEISS Milvus 1.4/85||ZF.2||0.80 m||110 mm||90.0 mm||1.210 g||77 mm||23.9 º||16.7 º||16.8 º||11.6 º|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.80 m||113 mm||90.0 mm||1.280 g||77 mm||23.9 º||16.7 º||16.8 º||11.6 º|
|ZEISS Milvus 2/135||ZF.2||0.80 m||114.0 mm||89.7 mm||1059 g||77 mm||18.8°||13.5°||11.6°||9.4°|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.80 m||115.0 mm||89.7 mm||1123 g||77 mm||18.8°||13.5°||11.6°||9.4°|
|ZEISS Milvus 2/50M||ZF.2||0.24 m||72.8 mm||80.7 mm||660 g||67 mm||39.6 º||28.0 º||28.2 º||19.6 º|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.24 m||75.3 mm||81.0 mm||730 g||67 mm||39.6 º||28.0 º||28.2 º||19.6 º|
|ZEISS Milvus 2/100M||ZF.2||0.44 m||103.0 mm||80.5 mm||807 g||67 mm||20.4 º||14.2 º||14.3 º||9.9 º|
|Datasheet||ZE||0.44 m||104.0 mm||80.5 mm||843 g||67 mm||20.4 º||14.2 º||14.3 º||9.9 º|
DOP: Sebastian Wiegärtner
Assistent: Andreas Schulze
Camera: RED SCARLET-W
Lenses: the whole range of ZEISS Milvus Lenses
Shooting time: Shot in one day
Ancient Crafts - The Story of a Blacksmith. Shot for ZEISS on the Red Scarlet Weapon with a whole set of the brand new ZEISS Milvus lenses.
Milvus lenses from ZEISS combine modern and contemporary design with enhanced optics and improved image quality. These are precisely the characteristics that are desired by serious filmmakers and still photographers.
From finger prints and grains of sand to the smallest particles of dust, dirty or scratched lenses compromise picture quality. It is essential that lenses are clean, and especially that they are properly maintained.
ZEISS offers a range of professional cleaning products that perfectly complement your unique product experience. Our specialists have developed these products to meet the precise needs of high-quality optical surfaces.
These filters feature T* ® anti-reflective coating and are optimal for protecting your front lens. The UV filters afford your pictures more brilliance, the POL filters reduce reflections on nonmetallic surfaces and increase color saturation.
ZEISS Lens Gears make ZEISS Otus, ZEISS Milvus and ZEISS Loxia lenses a proper cine-style lens for professional filmmakers. The ZEISS Lens Gears are available in four different sizes: mini, small, medium and large..
They are supplied with a rubbercovered band, the GumGum, which features an adhesive surface. This means the inner diameter can be reduced according to the lens diameter, thus supporting multiple lenses. The GumGum also protects against scratches and other damage to the focus ring of the lens.
|Mini||62 – 69 mm
60 – 67 mm (with GumGum)
|Small||71 – 77 mm
69 – 75 mm (with GumGum)
|Medium||78 – 84 mm
76 – 82 mm (with GumGum)
|Large||86 – 93 mm
84 – 91 mm (with GumGum)
Holding one ring firmly, turn the other clockwise to attach the lens and counter-clockwise to remove it.
|Lens||ZEISS Lens Gear||ZF.2||ZE||E|
|ZEISS Otus 1.4/28||Large|
|ZEISS Otus 1.4/55||Medium|
|ZEISS Otus 1.4/85||Large|
|ZEISS Milvus 2.8/15||Medium|
|ZEISS Milvus 2.8/18||Small (with GumGum)|
|ZEISS Milvus 2.8/21||Small (with GumGum)|
|ZEISS Milvus 2/35||Mini|
|ZEISS Milvus 1.4/50||Medium|
|ZEISS Milvus 1.4/85
|ZEISS Milvus 2/135||Large (with GumGum)|
|ZEISS Milvus 2/50M||Medium (with GumGum)|
|ZEISS Milvus 2/100M||Not useful*|
|ZEISS Loxia 2.8/21
||Mini with GumGum
|ZEISS Loxia 2/35
||Mini with GumGum
|ZEISS Loxia 2/50
||Mini with GumGum
|ZEISS Loxia 2.4/85||Mini (with GumGum)|
ZEISS grants a warranty period of two years from the date of purchase for all its photographic lenses. This may be extended to three years after registering with ZEISS Online Registration. Although the ZEISS extended warranty is already available in numerous countries, claims under warranty may only be made in the country in which the product was purchased.
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