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New Zeiss Otus 24mm f/1.4 lens rumored to be announced next month

Zeiss is rumored to announce their new wide angle Otus lens (most likely 24mm f/1.4) in September of this year (via Canonrumors). Zeiss confirmed back in 2013 that they are working on a wide angle Otus model. Currently Zeiss has two Otus models: Zeiss Otus 85mm f/1.4 Apo Planar T* ($4,490) Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ($3,990)

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The high-end Zeiss 1,4/55 lens scheduled to be released at the end of the year

Zeiss published a blog post on the development process behind the 55mm f/1.4 lens which is specially designed for high resolution, full frame DSLR cameras (with resolution more than 30MP). The shipping should start at the end of 2013:

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Carl Zeiss has plans for new 85mm and a wide angle f/1.4 high-end lenses

In the above video, Carl Zeiss representative confirmed the company’s plans for new high-end 85mm and a wide angle f/1.4 lenses similar to the Distagon T* 1,4/55 (fast forward to the 1:15 mark). This is how the new product line was described few months ago: “This is about lenses for full-frame (36x24mm) SLR cameras with manual focusing capability. This family of lenses […]

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/55: “the best fast 50mm ever”

Carl Zeiss published a new interesting video on their upcoming Zeiss Distagon T* 1,4/55 lens which is supposed to be “the best fast 50mm ever”. The lens is specially designed for high resolution, full frame DSLR cameras and is expected to costs around 3,000 EUR. The new Distagon will be available in both Nikon and Canon mounts. Some more images of […]

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Few images from the Zeiss and Voigtländer lenses shown at the 2013 CP+ show in Japan

The new Zeiss Distagon 55mm f/1.4 lens (click on images for larger view): Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 135mm f/2 lens ($2,122.00):

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Zeiss announces new SLR lens family for high-resolution full frame DSLR cameras

After the 50mm f/1.4, 135mm f/2 and a new set of mirroress lenses, Zeiss made another big announcements at Photokina today: they are introducing a new high-end SLR lens product line specially designed for high resolution, full frame DSLR cameras with resolution more than 30MP (Nikon D800, D800E):

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Carl Zeiss at Photokina 2012: new Distagon 55mm f/1.4, ZM surprise, mirrorless lenses

Zeiss issued a press release about the upcoming 2012 Photokina show. The company has a new Distagon 55mm f/1.4 lens that will be available for sale by the second half of 2013 and will come for both Nikon and Canon mount. The interesting news is the official plan to produce a “family of autofocus lenses for […]

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