Monthly Archives: November 2015

Latest Zeiss Loxia and Batis Lens Rumors

zeiss batis lens

PhotoRumors posted Some latest  Zeiss Loxia/Batis lens rumors:

  • One new Loxia lens will be announced in next year (2016), probably around Photokina. The possible focal length is between 85mm-100mm, aperture: f/2.8 or f/2.
  • There is no ultra-wide Loxia lenses in the future, because they are very hard to design. The current Zeiss Loxia 21mm f/2.8 is probably the widest angle lens in that product line.
  • There are two new Batis lenses in 2016 to fill-up the “holes” in the current lineup.

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Canon EF 16-35mm F/2.8L III to be Announced with 1D X Mark II or 5D Mark IV

Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8L II USM lens

The current EF 16-35mm F2.8L USM lens

Canon EF 16-35mm F2.8L III lens is coming! According to the latest rumors from CR2, Canon will announce the EF 16-35mm F2.8L III sometime in 2016, along with  EOS 1D X Mark II in ealry 2016 or EOS 5D Mark IV in Spring of 2016. This new lens will use BR (Blue Spectrum Refractive element).

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Sony Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm F4 ZA OSS Lens Review (DxOMark)

Sony vario-Tessar T E 16-70mm F4 Za OSS lens
Kevin Carter has just tested the Sony 16-70mm E-mount Zeiss lens on Sony NEX-7 and posted a full review at the DxOMark. With a DxOMark overall score of 15 points on Sony NEX-7, the Zeiss Vario-Tessar T* E 16-70mm f4 ZA OSS is a good performer for this range: Balanced performer. Read More »

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