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Loxia 21mm!

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount News and Rumors' started by Jefenator, Oct 12, 2015.

  1. Jefenator

    Jefenator TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Nov 23, 2012
    Oregon, USA
    Jeff
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  2. cvt01

    cvt01 TalkEmount Regular

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    Jan 3, 2015
    I wish it was f/2 like the brothers... I understand the size and price considerations though. Using the 500 rule 500/21=23.8 sec shutterspeed to avoid blurring the stars... that's still plenty at f/2.8 this will still make a great milkyway-shooter :D
    I wonder if this and the three voigtlanders are to be included in the rumored 8 new sony lenses or there are 8 more coming from Sony... either way our A7 lens line-up is shaping up pretty good i would say.
     
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  3. pbizarro

    pbizarro TalkEmount Veteran

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    Nov 24, 2014
    Portugal
    I hope this lens will be as good as the ZE one. I may be wrong, but I susopect that Zeiss went with software corrections, basically they went from a FF ZE lens with 82mm filter to a FF Loxia with 52mm filter... I will wait and see.
     
  4. slothead

    slothead TalkEmount Top Veteran

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    Mar 1, 2015
    Maryland
    Tom
    For $1500 I think it underwhelming.
     
  5. MAubrey

    MAubrey TalkEmount Top Veteran

    The new Loxia lens actually has less, more easily corrected, distortion than the ZE version--and that's before any software corrections are applied.