Category Archives: Opema Jena

First picture of the Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens

This is the first picture of the upcoming Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens currently listed on Kickstarter. The Biotar 58/2 will be available with mounts for:

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Low light pictures and video taken with the Oprema Jena Biotar 75/1.5 lens

Some low light sample photos and video footage taken with the Oprema Jena Biotar 75/1.5 lens (currently on Kickstarter):

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Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens officially announced

The new Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens I reported about yesterday is now officially announced (shipping expected in summer of 2018):

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New Oprema Jena Biotar 58mm f/2 lens to be announced soon

A new Oprema Jena Biotar 58 f/2 lens will be announced soon – see the teaser above. The lens is also already listed as a reward to the existing Biotar 75 Kickstarter project:

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Oprema Jena Biotar 75/1.5 lens launched on Kickstarter

The Oprema Jena Biotar 75/1.5 lens is now officially announced and is listed for funding on Kickstarter. The lens will be available in Canon, Nikon, Sony-E, Leica-M (rangefinder coupling supported), FujiX and M42 mounts. Update – the project has been delayed: The first components did arrive. Unfortunately, we found that some components did not meet our quality […]

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Oprema Jena announces their plans for a new Biotar 75 f/1.5 lens

The previously rumored new Biotar 75 f/1.5 lens (first reported on LeicaRumors) is now officially announced and as already reported, it will be sold under the Meyer Optik Goerlitz Oprema Jena brand (net SE is behind the Oprema Jena and Meyer Optik brands). The lens funding will start soon on Kickstarter. The Biotar 1.5/75 lens is […]

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Zeiss rumored to bring back Biotar lenses

Zeiss is rumored to bring back their Biotar lenses (specifically the Biotar 1.5/75). Recently (April 2017) there was a new trademark registration for the name Biotar: Update #1: the Biotar name could be trademarked by Meyer Optik Görlitz (Globell Deutschland, subsidiary of the ‘net SE’ group, is the company behind the Meyer-Optik Görlitz venture). Update #2: I […]

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