Category Archives: Zeiss

Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* lens now shipping

The Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* lens is now shipping and is currently in stock at Amazon US and Amazon Germany. Technical details, sample images and additional information on the new lens can be found here.

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More details on the rumored Sony/Zeiss and Mamiya medium format digital rangefinder cameras

Few weeks ago I reported that two new medium format digital rangefinder will be announced in the next few months by Sony/Zeiss and Mamiya. Today I received some additional information: 50 megapixel medium format CMOS sensor (probably made by Sony) Two versions will be sold under the Mamiya and Sony brands Only the Sony version will […]

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What else is new?

→ Canon announced EOS C100 Mark II cinema EOS camera with dual pixel CMOS AF (press release): Super 35mm 8.3MP CMOS sensor + EF mount 1920×1080 60/50i, 24/25p, PF30, PF23.98 Built-in dual pixel CMOS AF hardware AVCHD + MP4 recording Dual SDHC/SDXC media card slots HDMI output with timecode & Canon log ISO 320 to […]

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Sony/Zeiss and Mamiya rumored to release medium format digital rangefinder cameras

I got an interesting tip from a very good source: Sony/Zeiss and Mamiya will both release new digital medium format rangefinder-styled cameras in the next 12 months. Sony is already producing a medium format sensor used in the latest cameras from PhaseOne and Hasselblad. I do not have any additional information for now.

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Zeiss has one more thing: Distagon 35/1.4 ZM lens (Leica M mount)

The previously rumored Zeiss Distagon 35/1.4 ZM lens is now listed on B&H website (obviously not a zoom lens). This lens was supposed to be announced during the last Photokina show in 2012. Stay tuned for additional details. Update: the lens is now officially announced. Additional information is available here. Via Leica Rumors

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New Sony FE full frame lens roadmap for 2015

Sony announced an updated Sony FE full frame lens roadmap for 2015. Here are the new “under development” lenses: Zeiss Distagon T* FE 35mm f/1.4 ZA lens Sony FE 90mm f/2.8 Macro G OSS lens Sony FE 24-240mm f/3.5-6.3 OSS 10x optical zoom lens Sony FE 28mm f/2 prime lens

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Sony announces Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS lens and few accessories

Probably the most boring Photokina announcement so far is from Sony (they already announced few other insignificant products) – they just officially introduced the Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 ZA OSS lens (see MTF chart and lens design) and few accessories – no digital camera (at least for now): Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* FE 16-35mm f/4 […]

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