Category Archives: Zeiss

New Zeiss Otus 24mm f/1.4 lens rumored to be announced next month

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Zeiss is rumored to announce their new wide angle Otus lens (most likely 24mm f/1.4) in September of this year (via Canonrumors). Zeiss confirmed back in 2013 that they are working on a wide angle Otus model. Currently Zeiss has two Otus models: Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* ($4,490) Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ($3,990)

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What else is new?

Think Tank Photo Roller Flair bag

→ Sigma UK announced the pricing and availability of the 24-35mm f/2 DG HSM lens: £949.99 (the Canon version is already in stock in the US and Europe). → New Think Tank Photo “Roller Flair” bag announced. → Lomography got a new Lomo’Instant Kyoto edition camera kit that includes 3 lens attachments (fisheye, close-up and portrait). → Sony […]

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→ Price drop: the Pentax K-3 II DSLR camera is now $935.24 (the K-3 is $749). → Expires today: $300 off on the Sony a7 mirrorless camera. → The Sony RX100 MIV camera is now shipping and is currently in stock. The camera manual can be downloaded here. → The Panasonic Lumix CM1 camera and smartphone with […]

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Zeiss Planar 50mm f:0.7 lens

→ The Sony Alpha NEX-7 with 18-55mm lens is now $750 off. → The Zeiss Planar 50mm f/0.7 lens was originally designed for NASA: One of the largest aperture lenses in the history of photography: the ZEISS Planar 0.7/50. It was originally designed for NASA. In order to take pictures of the “dark” side of the moon, they […]

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Zeiss released additional information on their new Batis autofocus lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras

Zeis Batis autofocus lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras

Zeiss released additional information on their new Batis autofocus lenses for Sony full frame mirrorless cameras including sample photos, lens design graphs, MTF charts and brochures: Zeiss Batis brochure Zeiss Batis 1.8/85 brochure ($1,199) Zeiss Batis 2/25 brochure ($1,299) New Zeiss Batis videos:

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The lot of 600 vintage cameras from 1880-1980 is still available for sale

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The lot of 600 vintage cameras I reported about few months ago is still available for sale on eBay. The item description is “most are in working order, newer SLRs not working”… The collection, described as the 3rd or 4th largest in world, contains Zeiss, Nikon, Leica, Canon, Rollei and Kodak cameras from 1880-1980. You can […]

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Zeiss is working on new Batis lenses

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Zeiss recently published a Q&A session on their new full frame mirrorless Batis lenses (for now only for Sony FE mount) and confirmed that other focal lengths are coming in the future: Q: Are additional focal lengths planned? If so, what are they? A: Additional focal lengths will follow. Right now, we do not wish to […]

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