Industrial Lenses & Systems

Schneider-Kreuznach lenses and systems for industrial applications.


Industrial Optical Filters

Schneider-Kreuznach optical filters for industrial applications.


Cine Optics

Schneider-Kreuznach Cine Lenses and Filters. For individual storytelling.


Photo Optics

High Quality for Photographers. Made in Germany.


Latest news

Schneider-Kreuznach introduces ISCO Family

It all started with ISCO4all, the first full frame lens set for both anamorphic and spherical storytelling. Now,...

New ONYX 0.95/25 C-FI 0.95 lens

Ultra-fast 1" C-Mount lens with a fixed F0.95 aperture The new ONYX 0.95/25 C-FI 0.95 lens is designed for low...

Classic ND: New neutral density filter line

Classic ND replaces Schneider-Kreuznach’s current ND Filter line with effect from March 31, 2023. Its portfolio...

New blue NBP450-40 Industry Filter with a peak wavelength of 450 nm

new NBP450-40 Industry Filter by Schneider-Kreuznach Our new industry filter, the NBP 450-40 Narrow Bandpass Filter....

AUTOMATE Trade Show and Conference

Date: 22. - 25. May 2023Location: Detroit, Michigan (USA) Booth Number: 5700 Floor Plan Conference: Stu Singer on "Advanced Optics for...

Easy Lens selection - Our new Lens Finder

Our wide range of industrial lenses offers the right solution for every application. The lens finder gives you a...

Infrarotfotografie Workshop with Statz Fotografie

Date: 21. Juni - 25. Juni 2023  A creative photo trip in front of impressive scenery! Location: Franconian Switzerland (Germany) Once again,...

Liquid Focus Lenses - Chance and Challenge - Video of Steffen Mahlers presentation at the inVISION TechTalks

Watch the video of our product manager Steffen Mahlers presentation on "Liquid Focus Lenses - Chance and...

Discover our longpass filters

Filter InSight Part 4: Longpass filters with high optical density. 

SPIE Photonics West

Date: 28. January - 2. February 2023
Location: San Francisco (USA)
Booth: 1853

ISCO4all wins Gear of the Year Award 2022!

The first full frame lens set for both anamorphic and spherical footage has just been honored with the popular...

TechTalks Liquid Lenses

Date: 15. March 2023Do you want to learn more about Liquid Focus Lenses? Register for the InVision TechTalks on the subject on March 15,...

A wide spectrum of optical filters - Video of Ellen Schoellers presentation at the inVISION days

Watch the video of our product manager Ellen Schoellers presentation on "A wide spectrum of optical...

inVISION Days 2022

Date: 29. November - 1. December 2022  "A Wide Spectrum of Optical Filters" - Live Session - November, 29, 12.40 (MEZ) by...

A3 The Vision Show

Date: 11. - 13. October 2022
Location: Boston, Massachusetts (USA)
Booth Number: 593  

Company vacations: 12/24/2022-01/01/2023

With the end of the year approaching fast, we would like to inform you about the planned company holidays at our...

ISCO4all wins Film & TV Kamera Award 2022!

Schneider-Kreuznach's Newcomer ISCO4all has just received the prestigious Film & TV Kamera Award by the...

VISION 2022 - We have news!

New THULITE lenses | PYRITE liquid focus lenses | Neutral Density filters -  all @ VISION, Stuttgart,...

Gear of the Year Award 2022: We are nominated!

Our newcomer ISCO4all has been nominated in the categories "Innovation of the Year" and "Prime...

Discover our bandpass filters

Welcome to our Filter InSights. In the next weeks we will keep you on track about our optical filters.

Film & TV Kamera Award 2022

ISCO4all has just been nominated for this year’s Film & TV Kamera Award 2022 by the community of the popular...

75 years filter fascination

This year July 1 is a special date for B+W Filter. The well-known German brand for amateur and professional...

Schneider-Kreuznach launches first anamorphic/spherical set

After the successful introduction of the limited rental version, Schneider-Kreuznach now officially launches ISCO4all -...

B+W Filter introduces new packaging concept for its 75th anniversary

B+W Filter stands for high-tech filters of the highest class. This is the result of 75 years of experience, know-how...

AUTOMATE Trade Show and Conference

Date: 6. - 9. June 2022
Location: Detroit, Michigan (USA)
Booth Number: 2157  

Cine Gear Expo

LA Convention Center, 9-12 June 2022
Meet some of our cine stars at booth no. #334.
Looking forward to your visit!

Euro Cine Expo

Date: 30. June - 01. July 2023
Location: Munich (Germany)
Visit us at Booth No. 1-015

B+W Filter upgrades the standards of its security labels

B+W Filter is once again improving the security standards for the authenticity check of its filters and is presenting...

New: EMERALD F5.6/135mm V48 lens

The new EMERALD F5.6/135mm V48 lens with 135 mm focal length extends the EMERALD series.

We are renaming our industrial lenses

In order to make information more accessible we have restructured the lens range and renamed the lenses...

New TOPAZ F2.8/12mm C-mount complements the series

The new TOPAZ 2.8/12 C extends the series with a lens with 12mm focal length, suitable for sensors up to 1.2"...

Recertification ISO 9001:2015 in 2021

Since 1997, we are certified nonstop according to DIN ISO 9001:2015.

Schneider-Kreuznach lenses on Board of Ariane for James-Webb-telescope launch

Schneider-Kreuznach’s lenses were used by customer Réaltra from Ireland for their cameras that...

ISCO rides again (#ISCO4all)

Schneider-Kreuznach picks up the long tradition of its well-known ISCORAMA 54 adapter and built it up in a new, modern...

SPIE Photonics West

Date: 25. - 27. January 2022
Location: San Francisco (USA)
Booth: 1935

B+W Filter launches two new filter lines: BASIC and MASTER

Schneider-Kreuznach launches two new filter lines with B+W Filter: BASIC and MASTER

New Zirconia 3.3/90 complements the series

It extends the range of Zirconia lenses with a common magnification 0.1x.
It is designed for line sensors. The...

Topaz lenses tested and approved for 1.2" sensor sizes

The Topaz Lenses Topaz 2.0/25, Topaz 2.0/30, Topaz 2.0/38 and Topaz 2.0/50 have been tested and approved for the use...

New compact Xenoplan 1.3” C-Mount lenses for high-resolution sensors

The three lenses combine the optical design principle of the Componon lenses with the robust and stable mechanics of...

“Assembled Systems” for Optical Applications

Schneider-Kreuznach helps customers save time with Assembled Systems.

New lenses for 1.2" sensors with high imaging performance and image position stability

The new Xenon-Jade series is a set of high-end lenses developed with focus on the new sensors like the...

Blende 2020 Photo Contest

We are proud to be sponsor of the photo contest this year again and congratulate all winners for their great pictures....

NEW! B+W Filter Basic Filter Line

Schneider-Kreuznach is expanding its B+W Filter range with the new Basic filter line and starting it with circular...

NEW! True-Streak® Indigo Filter

Our True-Streak® filter series continues to grow! After the True-Streaks® have won the Pro Moviemaker...

Schneider-Kreuznach's True-Streak® filters have won the "Gear of the Year Award" for best lens accessory for the third time in a row.

For the third time in a row, the readers of the well-known film magazine "Pro Moviemaker" awarded...

AUTOMATE Virtual Trade Show and Conference

Date: 22. - 26. March 2021
Location: Virtual Trade Show and Conference (US-based)

Vision China Shanghai Show

Date: 17. - 19. March 2021
Location: Shanghai (China)
Booth W1.1432 (Daheng)

Schneider-Kreuznach True Streak® filters created unique lighting spectacle during the "Big Game" Halftime Show

Schneider-Kreuznach’s True-Streak® filters that mimic anamorphic-style optical streaks were used during...

V38 Componon and Symmar Lenses with new Iris Mount

All lenses come with a scale of concrete f/number values.The versions with new aperture will replace the previous...

PHOTONICS+ Digital Exhibition

Date: 17. - 18. February 2021
Location: Digital Exhibiton

Discover the new bandpass filter BP 850-80 HT from Schneider-Kreuznach

Schneider-Kreuznach is pleased to present the new BP 850-80 HT infrared filter as an addition to its range of bandpass...

Ron Engvaldsen named Vice President of Filter Technology for Motion Picture Television (MPTV) filters at Schneider Optics

Ron, a nearly 25-year Schneider veteran will be heading up the MPTV manufacturing division with responsibilities that...

We are pleased to welcome Jim Sullivan back on board at Schneider Optics as VP Sales and Marketing.

Jim Sullivan originally joined Schneider Optics in 2005, working there for 12 years as Director of Sales for the...

B+W Filter Authenticity Check

Is your B+W Filter genuine? Check now online 24/7 with our new authenticity check. 

Compact TFL-Mount lenses for high-resolution cameras with 4/3” sensors from Schneider-Kreuznach

The resolution of modern sensors is increasing with every generation. Pixels are getting smaller and while the...

Schneider Optics US-Offices now open

We are here for you! 
Our NY and CA offices are open!

Take a look behind the scenes at Schneider-Kreuznach

Martin Flindt is a filmmaker and colorist from Berlin. He mainly shoots commercials and music videos. On his YouTube...

VISION China Shanghai Show

Date: 03. - 05. July 2020
Location: Shanghai (China)
Booth: 7.1E107 (Basler) and 7.1E119 (Daheng)

Discover the 1 mm optical filters from Schneider-Kreuznach

Filters play an important part in an imaging system. They block unwanted wavelengths and troublesome surrounding light,...

Schneider-Kreuznach releases Slim, Light, Advanced Variable ND Filter

The variable neutral density effect is achieved by stacking highly neutral grey polarizing filters within a filter cell...

Schneider Optics Inc. is again ITAR certified

The Office of Defense Trade Controls Compliance reviewed the registration statement of our subsidiary Schneider Optics...

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich new CEO of Schneider-Kreuznach

Dr. Wolfgang Ullrich took over as CEO of Jos. Schneider Optische Werke GmbH on 1 April 2020. The group intends to...

Gear of the Year Award for "Best Lens Accessory"

The readers of film magazine Pro Moviemaker awarded Schneider-Kreuznach with the Gear of the Year Award for "Best...

B+W Filter introduces new T-Pro filter range

Thinner profile with titanium-colored finish for top sliding properties. 

Stuart Singer appointed new CEO of Schneider Optics, Inc.

Effective December 16, 2019, Stuart Singer starts as Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Optics Inc., the US...

Schneider-Kreuznach Unveils New Full Spectrum Graduated ND Filters

Schneider-Kreuznach is introducing its first Full Spectrum Graduated Neutral Density filters.

SPIE Photonics West

Date: 04. - 06. February 2020
Location: San Francisco (USA)
Booth: 1365

BSC Expo

Date: 30. January - 1. February 2020
Location: London
Booth: 128

Schneider-Kreuznach expands the Xenon-Topaz C-mount compact lens series

The new 6.5 mm wide-angle lens with 17.6 mm image circle, for cameras with 1.1'' sensors, completes the...


Date: 13. September - 17. September 2019
Location: Amsterdam (NL), Booth 12.E45, 
Free-ticket-code: 4504


Date: 24. June - 27. June 2019
Location: Munich
Booth: 211, Hall B1

Schneider-Kreuznach introduces the new Xenon-Opal 2.8/12 lens

A robust C-mount lens for 1.1” sensor down to 3 μm pixel size.

Cardboard instead of plastic: Schneider-Kreuznach adapts its B+W packaging



Date: 08. April - 11. April 2019
Location: Chicago (USA)
Booth: 9631/3

NAB Show

Date: 08. April - 11. April 2019
Location: Las Vegas (USA)
Booth: C7915

Cine Gear Expo

Date: 31. May - 01. June 2019
Location: Los Angeles (USA)
Paramount Studios

CEO Dr. Thomas Kessler to leave Schneider-Kreuznach

B+W ND Calculator App

The length of exposure time can be determined easily using the new app "B+W ND-Calc".


Schneider-Kreuznach is a specialist in the development and manufacture of lenses and optical filters for industrial, film and photographic applications. The Schneider-Kreuznach brand name stands for the highest product quality, strict customer orientation and internationality in the field of optics. In addition to the standard range of lenses and optical filters, Schneider-Kreuznach also offers customized solutions. The highest level of quality is our top priority.