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

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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

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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

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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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Two new lenses with Nikon F mount: Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 and Samyang T-S 24mm 1:3.5 ED AS UMC

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Two new lenses with Nikon F mount got announced today: Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 2/135 Samyang T-S 24mm 1:3.5 ED AS UMC

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New for Photokina: Zeiss Distagon T* 55mm f/1.4 ZF.2 lens

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Zeiss will announce a new Distagon 55mm f/1.4 ZF.2 lens (Nikon mount) at Photokina. The lens will be available for sale in the second half of 2013. Zeiss already has two 50mm lenses in their lineup: Planar T* 50mm F/1.4 ZF.2 and Makro-Planar T* 50mm f/2 ZF.2 (check this comparison of seven 50mm prime lenses for Nikon F-mount). The company also announced plans to produce lenses […]

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Zeiss Distagon T* 15mm f/2.8 ZF.2 lens (Nikon mount) announced

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The previously rumored Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/15 ZF.2 lens is now officially announced. Here are the detailed specs:

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New Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/15mm ZF.2 super wide angle lens for Nikon mount coming soon

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For those of you who don’t read PhotoRumors (you should): Zeiss is expected to announce a new Zeiss Distagon T* 2,8/15 ZF.2 super wide angle lens for Nikon mount: Announcement on March 16th, 2012 Shipping should start in May, 2012 Angle of view: 110 degrees 95mm filter thread This lens will be very expensive

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