Keep it small and light - Shooting in the Nepalese Jungle
In April/May 2016 I was part of a film-team shooting a wildlife documentary about the red panda for German television. When ZEISS offered me the Loxia lenses and one ZEISS Batis I was really excited. I also liked the aspect that the meaning of “loxia” is a bird, a crossbill belonging to the finch family, so these lenses are already in the right mind for a nature documentary.So I ended up taking the ZEISS Batis 1.8/85, the ZEISS Loxia 2/50, the ZEISS Loxia 2/35 and – what I was especially looking forward to – the ZEISS Loxia 2.8/21 lenses. Unboxing the lenses always feels like Christmas.Our small team traveled to southeastern Nepal close to the indian border. ...