Zeiss lenses set the standard for precision build quality. Featuring all-metal construction, these lenses feel like they would last forever.
From a performance perspective, Zeiss lenses are typically among the best-available. The smooth Zeiss focus ring is the gold standard for DSLR video production. Zeiss image quality is typically among the best available.
To make a Zeiss lens your choice, insure that a manual-focus-only lens will meet your needs. Then select the right lens mount for your camera. The Zeiss ZE mount is compatible with all Canon EOS DSLR cameras and supports electronic aperture selection in-camera. Most Nikon DSLR owners will opt for the ZF.2 mount.
Though not inexpensively priced, Zeiss lenses will put a smile on your face over and over again. And they will probably last long enough to do the same for your grandkids.