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Zeiss OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens priced at $4000

Zeiss today announced the price of their new “best fast 50mm ever” OTUS 55mm f/1.4 APO Distagon T* ZF.2 lens: $3,999 (US). The lens is currently available for pre-order at B&H and Adorama. Some sample images from a pre-production version can be found here and here.

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Carl Zeiss Distagon T* 1.4/55 lens: “the best fast 50mm ever”

Just in case you missed today’s post on PhotoRumors.com: Carl Zeiss published a new video for their upcoming Distagon T* 1.4/55 lens which they claim to be “the best fast 50mm ever” (see this comparison of seven different lenses for Nikon mount). The Distagon T* 55mm f/1.4 lens is part of a new line of DSLR lenses designed for high […]

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New: Prime Circle XT-F cine-style lenses with Nikon F-Mount by LockCircle

LockCircle announced a new set of Prime Circle XT-F cine-style lenses with Nikon F-mount based on the Zeiss ZF.2 product line. Here are the Prime-Circle XT-F lens highlights:

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Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 lens ZF.2 lens now available for pre-order

The Zeiss 135mm f/2.0 Apo-Sonnar ZF.2 lens (F-mount) that was announced during Photokina is now available for pre-order. The expected availability is February 28, 2013. Detailed specifications of the lens can be found here. The Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZF.2 lens is currently in stock.

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How sharp is the new Zeiss Distagon 55mm f/1.4 ZF.2 lens? (comparison)

During the Photokina show this year Zeiss released a new Distagon 55mm f/1.4 lens designed specifically for high resolution, full frame DSLR cameras (with resolution over 30MP). Michael van Kraalingen, who visited the show, was able to take some comparison snapshots between the Zeiss Distagon 55mm f/1.4 ZF.2 (expected price around $4000), Zeiss Planar 50mm F/1.4 ZF.2 ($725) and Nikon […]

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Sample images from the new Zeiss Distagon 55mm f/1.4 lens

The guys from PCH were able to snap few images with the new Zeiss Distagon 55mm f/1.4 lens attached to a Nikon D800E during the 2012 Photokina show. The new high-end lens from Zeiss is specially designed for high resolution (over 30MP) full frame DSLR cameras like the Nikon D800 and D800E. Shipping is expected to start […]

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Photokina: new third party products for Nikon DSLR cameras

Zeiss announced a new high-end DSLR lens product line specially designed for high resolution, full frame DSLR cameras (with resolution more than 30MP, like the Nikon D800, D800E). Lensbaby announced a new selective focus lens called Spark ($79.95).

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