Category Archives: Zeiss

First pictures of the upcoming Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF FE lens leaked online

The first pictures of the previously rumored Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF FE lens leaked online. Here are the details: Name: Batis 2/40 CF Distagon design Min shooting distance: 0.24 m With focus limiter (Full / ∞ ~ 0.4 m / 0.5 m to 0.24 m) Filter diameter: 67 mm This will be the fifth Batis […]

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New Zeiss lens discounts in the US and UK

Zeiss has new lens discounts in the US/UK. Here are the details: US: B&H Photo (direct link to all discounted Zeiss lenses) UK: Park Cameras Via @PhotogDeals

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Update on the two Samyang XP lenses pulled out by Swedish distributor due to design similarity with Zeiss lenses

The Swedish website Monitor has some additional information on the removal of two Samyang lenses by the distributor (XP 50mm f/1.2 and XP 85mm f/1.2) due to design similarity with Zeiss lenses (Google translation):

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New Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF FE lens rumored to be announced soon

Zeiss is rumored to announce a new Zeiss Batis 40mm f/2 CF FE lens – not sure what the new CF abbreviation exactly means. This will be the fifth Batis lens (see the currently available Batis lenses in the picture above). Here are the details:

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Samyang XP lenses pulled out by Swedish distributor due to design similarity with Zeiss lenses

There is some kind of conflict in Sweden between Zeiss and Samyang regarding the latest Samyang Premium XP lenses for Canon EF mount: Samyang XP 50mm f/1.2 lens Samyang XP 85mm f/1.2 lens The distributor in Sweden, Focus Nordic, has contacted all shops in Sweden to stop selling the Samyangs XP lenses and return the existing inventory […]

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A new line of Zeiss Supreme Prime cinema lenses announced

The previously rumored Zeiss Supreme Prime cinema lenses are now officially announced. The set of six lenses is priced at 108,000 USD. Here is the full press release:

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New Zeiss Supreme Prime line of cinema lenses rumored to be introduced next week

Next week Zeiss is rumored to introduce a new line of cinema lenses called “Supreme Prime”. The official announcement is expected on May 24th. The lenses will be available in PL, LPL, and EF mounts. The price is expected to be €15,000 each (around $17,600). A total of 13 lenses will be introduced and are scheduled […]

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