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The quest for the biggest lens continues

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): Now I know how “Canon” […]

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The largest telephoto lens in the world is not a Leica

I know this is old news, but a reader pointed out to me (thanks Andreas) that the Leica APO-TELYT-R 1:5.6/1600mm may not be the most expensive lens in the world. Take a look at this monster – Zeiss Apo Sonnar T 4/1700mm: The “tiny” black cube at the end of the lens is a Hasselblad […]

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The most expensive lens in the world (it’s a Leica of course)

I think this is the most expensive lens in the world: the LEICA APO-TELYT-R 1:5.6/1600mm is worth 16 million HKD (2,064,489 USD) – yes you read this right 2 million US dollars! Anyone has that thing? I would like to see some test shots Via Schmidtmarketing

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