Anyone disappointed with the FE movement?

Started Mar 11, 2014 | Discussions thread
José B
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Re: +1 on Zeiss 85/1.8 and/or 135/2 OSS

Absolutic wrote:

José B wrote:

Absolutic wrote:

The 2 lenses that I am waiting for are the 85/1.4 Zeiss and 135/1.8 Zeiss renderings in FE form. I'd be happy with a reduced weight and price 85/1.8 and 135/2 as well. I probably could even live with even lighter and cheaper 85/2 and 135/2.8.

Of course I can buy these Today plus LA-EA4 adapter. But it will 1) cost me $3500, 2) defeat the purpose of a small portable camera. On the other hand I get Phase AF which I am missing on my A7r with these two lenses.

But ideally for me, something like 21, 35, 55, 85 and 135 (21 is least pressing as 35 is wide enough for me) would be ideal. I shoot mostly people.

According to the road map the 85 comes in later this year and the 135 next year. I prefer the latter but the 85 and the A6000 should be great for heads and shoulders shots too.



Jose, the road map you are referring to is fake, and was created by Sonyalpharumors user by the name "Vlad" based on just a wish list of what everyone wants. Sony's own road map is not even close.

Dang, I was really hoping for the 135 next year. I don't like using adaptors. The Metabones III for me is pricey (plus the AF will be slow anyways), heck I might as well add ~$ 500 more and I get the Zeiss 55/1.8 FE. I'll just stick with my cheapo EF-NEX adaptor albeit I can only of MF at a fixed aperture. It'll do for now so I can use my 135/2 L.

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