It was the kids who insisted that you come whale watching, and after three hours on the ocean, you have spent more time emptying your guts over the side than snapping pictures. At least with Zeiss optics on your camera, you can be sure that you will make a better photographer than a seaman, and when the whales do show up, you can get some great snaps for the family album. Carl Zeiss was a German optical instruments manufacturer of great repute, and the company that bears his name today is one of the world's leading manufacturers of microscope and lens-based systems. With a Zeiss lens on your camera, you can be sure that you will always take pictures that are in perfect clarity and focus, even if you happen to miss the perfect shot. Though most famous for camera lenses, Zeiss also makes a wide range of lenses suitable for other products, such as microscopes, binoculars, rifle scopes, and more. Whether you are a keen hunter, a devoted attendee of your local racetrack, or a photographer stuck on a boat with some needlessly enthusiastic children keen to see their first whale, you can find a huge range of quality Zeiss products on eBay.