Category Archives: Zeiss

2015 CP+ rumors roundup

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

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

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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