Category Archives: Zeiss

Zeiss to announce a new Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens for Photokina

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Zeiss is rumored to announce a new Otus 85mm f/1.4 lens for the 2014 Photokina show in September. Two new Otus lenses (including a fast f/1.4 wide angle model) were already mentioned last year in interview with Zeiss reps. Zeiss currently has only one Otus lens – the Distagon T* 55mm f/1.4.

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What else is new?

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I am back from my trip to Boston and Maine for the second annual NikonRumors Forum get together. This is what you may have missed in the past few days: → Zeiss announced two new lenses at  the NAB Show 2014: Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30/T2.9 ($23,900.00) and ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic MA 135/T1.9. → The LomoChrome Purple film […]

Phase One iXU medium format aerial camera
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Images from the 2014 CP+ show in Yokohama, Japan

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The 2014 CP+ expo is now over. Here are few pictures from the show courtesy of Glenn (see also his flickr stream):

Panasonic Lumix GH4 CP+
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Zeiss Touit 2.8/50M macro lens for Fuji and Sony mirrorless cameras announced

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Today Zeiss announced their Touit 2.8/50M macro lens for mirrorless cameras (Sony and Fuji). This lens was initially announced at Photokina back in 2012. As I previously reported, the price of the lens is $999 and B&H is currently taking pre0orders for the Sony and Fuji versions. Product video Technical specifications Focal length 50 mm Effective focal length if […]

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Deal of the day: all Zeiss Touit lenses are now 20% off

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All Touit lenses for Sony and Fuji mounts are currently 20% off. The savings for a 32mm f/1.8 lens is $180, with the 12mm f/2.8 lens you will save $251. This offer will end on January 31, 2014. For more current rebates and other Black Friday deals, check this page.

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Zeiss Touit 2.8/50 macro lens to be priced around $1,000

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Brian Hirschfeld talked to the folks at Zeiss during the Photo Plus Expo and reported that the price of the Zeiss Touit 2.8/50 macro lens will be around $1,000:

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First picture of the Zeiss Touit 2.8/50 macro lens

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Zeiss published on Facebook the first picture of their new Touit 2.8/50mm macro lens. B&H has the shipping date is listed as February 27th, 2014. The lens will be available in Sony and Fuji mounts.

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