Category Archives: Zeiss

Zeiss got a new Batis series of full frame mirrorless lenses

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The teaser I posted yesterday was for a new line of Zeiss full frame mirrorless lenses called Batis (for now only for Sony FE). The new lenses are already listed on Adorama and B&H. The lenses have a built-in OLED screen that displays focal information and aperture. Technical specifications:

Zeiss Batis Series Lens
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Zeiss got a new mirrorless surprise (teaser)

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Update: the new lenses are officially announced. Zeiss is teasing on Twitter and Facebook about a new mirrorless “surprise” (lens?): Hey @cliffordphoto, don’t spoil the #surprise! >> — Carl Zeiss Lens Team (@CarlZeissLenses) April 21, 2015 One possibility are the already rumored wide angle and tele Loxia mirrorless lenses which recently got mentioned […]

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Deal of the day: Zeiss Touit lenses now 30% off

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New Zeiss Touit lens discount: the Touit 12mm f/2.8 and Touit 32mm f/1.8 lenses for Sony E and Fujifilm mounts are now 30% off: Link to all 12mm f/2.8 Zeiss Touit lens and lens bundles Link to all 32mm f/1.8 Zeiss Touit lens and lens bundles

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The latest deals on photo gear

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Other current deals: → $100 off all Zeiss lenses (including Otus and ZM product lines) → WPPI special from B&H → Panasonic FT5 waterproof camera for $197 (original 297.95) → Profoto B1 500 AirTTL flash is now $100 off → Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 lens is now $100 off → Sigma 150-500mm f/5-6.3 lens is now $270 off → […]

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What else is new?

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→ Tokina announced a new Cinema 50-135mm T3.0 lens. → The Fujifilm XF 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR lens is now in stock. → The latest Samyang 135mm f/2 ED UMC lens is now in stock. → ‪New Zeiss‬ ‎Otus‬ ZE 85mm f/1.4 lens for ‪‎Canon‬ mount is now $900 off on eBay. → The Voigtlander VM 40mm f/2.8 […]

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2015 CP+ rumors roundup

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Here is a quick recap on what is expected/rumored to be announced from the major camera and lens manufacturers during the CP+ show that will take place next month (February 12-15, 2015) in Japan:

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New Zeiss Loxia wide and tele prime lenses coming in 2015

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In a recent interview, Richard Schleuning from Carl Zeiss casually mentioned that new wide and tele prime lenses will be on market by the end of 2015. The new Loxia product line contains manual focus lenses designed for full frame mirrorless cameras like the Sony a7. Here is the video interview:

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

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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

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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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→ 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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