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Richard Schleuning from Zeiss discusses at length their new lens options, including the Zeiss 28-80mm Compact Zoom, featuring full frame (24x36mm) coverage and interchangeable lens mounts. Hit the jump for FreshDV‘s coverage, and listen in to an interesting conversation about the future of sensor sizes: More »

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Ever since the announcement of the Panasonic AF100, I’ve been surprised by the number of commenters who seem to think the AF100′s Micro 4/3 chip is “too small.” In two short years, we’ve apparently gotten so accustomed to a full-frame DSLR that we’ve now unimpressed by a chip that’s several times larger than anything in its price range (in an actual “pro” video camera body). In an attempt to clarify how large the Micro 4/3 sensor is (in which case perhaps they shouldn’t have named it “Micro?”), Panasonic New Zealand has released a video comparing the 4/3 sensor with 35mm motion picture film. There’s just one problem with the video: it’s wrong. More »