The quest for the biggest lens continues

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This is just an update on the series of previous posts about the biggest/most expensive lens in the world.

After Leica (1600mm) and Zeiss (1700mm), now it seems that Canon will be the winner with 5200mm/f14 lens (the picture is from eBay - this lens was for sale a while ago):

canon-5200mm-f14

Now I know how "Canon" got its name. More info on this monster is available here.

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  • http://www.tintaluz.blogspot.com Quimera

    What’s next? A a kind of Hubble telescope?

  • NikoDoby

    Remember it’s not how big it is, it’s how you use it =^)

  • http://photography.londoneater.com NoiryKang

    Does that actually mount on an SLR body?

  • Anonymous

    i wonder if it could be used for macro photography? What’s the closest it can focus?

  • http://www.tintaluz.blogspot.com Quimera

    Must ask Lowepro a special bag for this ;)

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