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Zeiss teases a new Batis portrait tele lens for next week

A reader just sent me a link to a Zeiss teaser on their Instagram account about a new Batis portrait telephoto lens that is supposed to be announced next week (probably 135mm, since we already have a Batis 85mm lens). Here is a photo taken with the actual lens:

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Pricing for the three new full frame Voigtlander lenses for Sony E-mount

DC.watch reported the potential pricing for the three new full frame Voigtlander lenses for Sony E-mount that were announced last week: Voigtlander APO-MACRO LANTHAR 65mm f/2 Aspherical: around ‎¥150,000 ($1,320) Voigtlander Classic NOKTON 35mm f/1.4: around ‎¥100,000 ($880) Voigtlander NOKTON 40mm f/1.2 Aspherical: around ‎¥150,000 ($1,320) The lenses are expected to be released later this year. […]

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What else is new?

Here is this week’s recap from both the rumors and addict blogs:

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What else is new?

→ New Casio Exilim EX-ZR3200 camera announced. → Nissin will replace their top of the line MG8000 flash with a new model by the end of the year. → Sony announced the world’s fastest SD card, the SF-G series (check US pricing and availability). → You can now use the Fujin sensor cleaner also for your lenses with this […]

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Cosina announced the development of three new full frame Voigtlander lenses for Sony E-mount

Cosina announced the development of three new full frame Voigtlander lenses for Sony E-mount. The new lenses will have: EXIF transmission to camera body Support for five-axis image stabilization Manual focus 1/3 step aperture selection Check US pricing and availability (not officially announced yet) Additional pictures can be found at DC.Watch Voigtlander APO-MACRO LANTHAR 65mm […]

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What else is new?

→ Firmware 1.15.0 released for the Hasselblad X1D-50c camera. → Lytro raises $60 million for its light field camera, announces first VR project. → Canon is introducing exciting prospects for CMOS sensors.         → New Sony bundle deals introduced (see also the Sony trade-in program and the current Sony rebates).

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Sony a99 II camera finally in stock in the US

As SonyAddict reported yesterday, a new batch of Sony a99 II cameras was coming to the US and the latest SLT model is already in stock at Adorama and Ace Photo (Amazon still show 1-3 months shipping time). The a99 II was announced back in September, 2016. Also in stock now: Fuji X-Pro2 graphite edition Fuji X-T2 graphite edition […]

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