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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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Zeiss 16-35mm f/4 FE lens to be announced on Monday

This is the first picture of the Zeiss 16-35mm f/4 FE lens. The price is rumored to be around 1350 EUR. The official announcement will be on Monday.

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Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* lens reviews and sample images

In addition to the sample images I posted online few days ago, Zeiss uploaded on flickr several new photos taken with the $4,490 Otus 1.4/85 lens (see also their blog post). The first lens 85mm Otus reviews are also already out: Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 is the best performing portrait lens ever tested by DxOMark Review by Review […]

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