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Rick

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Re: Zeiss to Announce Otus 85 f/1.4 at Photokina [CR2]
« Reply #15 on: April 18, 2014, 06:38:10 PM »
Zeiss announced the first ZFs, 50/1.4 ZF & 85/1.4 ZF, Jan 1 2006, and then announced 4 more in Oct 2006 for Photokina, the 35/2 ZF, 25/f2.8 ZF, 50/2 makro ZF & 100/2 makro ZF according to news stories over at DPR. If Zeiss follows the same pattern and announces an Otus 25/2.x at Photokina, I'll soon be buying my first $4k+ lens. Sure, no guarantee that the same pattern will emerge but a fellow can dream. Zeiss may be more cautious rolling $4k lenses than they were releasing $500 to $1k lenses  back in the day.

I think the news is out on the Sigma 50 ART, no cigar for competing with Zeiss wide open.
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Re: Zeiss to Announce Otus 85 f/1.4 at Photokina [CR2]
« Reply #16 on: April 18, 2014, 07:07:11 PM »
I'm much more interested in Canon 85 1.2 iii than in Otus 85 1.4
+iii  :D although the 85 1.2L II is a very very good lens. Plus, I wouldn't want to have to focus manually at 1.4 anyway...

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Re: Zeiss to Announce Otus 85 f/1.4 at Photokina [CR2]
« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2014, 05:05:13 PM »
To be followed by an announcement from Sigma of an 85mm 1.4 Art for a quarter the price and 90% the IQ.
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Re: Zeiss to Announce Otus 85 f/1.4 at Photokina [CR2]
« Reply #18 on: April 21, 2014, 08:42:22 PM »
To be followed by an announcement from Sigma of an 85mm 1.4 Art for a quarter the price and 90% the IQ.
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Re: Zeiss to Announce Otus 85 f/1.4 at Photokina [CR2]
« Reply #19 on: April 24, 2014, 03:25:09 AM »
To be followed by an announcement from Sigma of an 85mm 1.4 Art for a quarter the price and 90% the IQ.

Very much wishing so here.