Carl Zeiss to issue cine primes for Sony and Micro Four Thirds

Started Sep 8, 2010 | Discussions thread
PeterLeyssens
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Re: Good News for M4/3
In reply to Ted Williamson, Sep 9, 2010

Hi Ted,

Ted Williamson wrote:

This should answer all the critics who felt that there weren't enough quality lenses for M 4/3. The problem with Carl Zeiss products will be the super high prices. Hard to justify a $3900.00 lens for an $800.00 camera body. Sort of like putting a Maserati engine in a VW. Not that it wouldn't work, but it is worth it?

I like your analogy. A 900gr 25/f2.9 lens on an E-P1 would be like stuffing 600 horses into a VW Fox or Polo. Kind of beats the purpose of getting a small car.

Peter.

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