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“Telephoto?” More like “Telescope!”


New York, US
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Levram Registered since 06th Dec 2005
Tue 05-Feb-08 06:55 PM

B&H has exactly one of the Canon Super Telephoto 1200mm f/5.6L EF USM Autofocus Lens now available for sale for $99,000 (used, including “minor cosmetic blemishes”).

That price does not include the cost of the Assistant you’ll likely want to hire to lug around this 36 pound lens along with its reinforced aluminum case, which apparently weighs more than the lens.

The best line from the announcement is “calling this lens a 'tele' is like calling King Kong a monkey.”

Remember to try to factor in the curvature of the Earth when shooting with it.

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