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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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Deal of the day: up to $300 off on selected Zeiss DSLR lenses for Nikon and Canon mounts

Zeis lens instant savings

Zeiss has up to $300 off on selected DSLR lenses for Nikon and Canon mounts. See the full list of qualifying lenses at B&H and Adorama:

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Pictures from a 56MP Sony camera appear on Flickr

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Carl Zeiss uploaded few sample images from their new Batis lenses and some of them are taken with an unknown 56MP Sony camera – the pixel size is 8910×6300 (see also this link). Here is the actual image:

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Zeiss got a new Batis series of full frame mirrorless lenses

Zeiss Batis Series Lens

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:

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