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Zenitar 50mm 0.95 E

Discussion in 'Sony Alpha E-Mount Lenses' started by Senya, Apr 17, 2016.

  1. Senya

    Senya TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jun 2, 2015
    Minsk, Belarus
    Russian KMZ-Zenit announced new E-mount lens "Zenitar 50mm f/0.95 E". Will cover 35mm full frame. Weight around 900 gramm. Sales manager said it will be sharp even from f0.95. Hope it's true. Estimate price ~500. Production should start in late 2016.
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  2. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2011
    Wow. Looks very interesting and great for consumers to have so much competition in the ridiculously-fast-fifty department. One question: is that ~500 what? Euros? USD?


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  3. Senya

    Senya TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jun 2, 2015
    Minsk, Belarus
    around USD 500
     
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  4. Senya

    Senya TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jun 2, 2015
    Minsk, Belarus
    Some samples from this lens. Just direct camera JPG's.

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  5. storyteller

    storyteller TalkEmount Veteran

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    Sep 25, 2011
    Pretty good! Bokeh looks busy for my taste but I'm still very curious to see what the production models will do.


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  6. Senya

    Senya TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jun 2, 2015
    Minsk, Belarus
    Agree. This is first prototype ever made of this lens (as manager said), aperture is not blacked and also I hate indoor light. Want to see street results with nice raw postprocessing.
     
  7. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
    Dave
    Interesting. Is that an actual aperture ring?
     
  8. Senya

    Senya TalkEmount Veteran

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    Jun 2, 2015
    Minsk, Belarus
    Yes, manager said it's "Г"-type(form) aperture. Г - cyrilic letter, don't know how to translate.
     
  9. WNG

    WNG TalkEmount All-Pro

    Aug 12, 2014
    Arrid Zone-A, USA
    Will
    This is very interesting news! Nice to see more offerings to E-mount. I think the success of Samyang and then Mitakon, has sparked a revival in fast manual lenses. I kind of like the bokeh in the first two shots. Indeed sharp.
     
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