The Zeiss Contax lenses were originally released in the seventies, around the same era as the legendary Zeiss Super Speeds. The Contax lenses have the renowned T* coatings and a wonderful optical design. Originally designed for the stills photography world, these lenses have great coverage coupled with an organic character that differentiates them from any modern optics. They’re often dubbed the ‘full frame super speeds’ and we can see why they’ve gained this reputation.
However, their mechanics and native mount don’t allow these lenses to be used to their full potential. For this reason, TLS have worked their magic and converted them to a full cine lens.
These beautiful optics are now hand crafted into a robust rehousing offering:-