This post may contain affiliate links(s). An affiliate link means I may earn advertising/referral fees if you make a purchase through my link, without any additional cost to you
. It helps to keep this site afloat. Thank you in advance for your support. If you like what we do here, maybe buy me a coffee.
Got a kidney to spare? The Canon EF 1200mm F5.6 goes on auction
The ultra-rare Canon EF 1200mm F6.7 goes on auction on October 6th. That gives you plenty of time to manage the sale of your kidneys, family or if you're lucky, maybe the yacht to be able to afford this lens. Prices of these lenses have gone upwards into the 150,000 or more price range, so it's unknown how much this lens will set you back if you want to be the lucky owner. It's still the longest autofocusing telephoto lens in existence and that's an incredible feat given it came out in 1993. (Zeiss makes a crazy 1700 F4.0 by custom order, but it's not autofocus capable).
B&H Photovideo had one a few years ago and did this video about the experience.
Its core specifications were;
||9,800,000 yen (w/case and hood)
|Lens Construction (group)
|Lens Construction (element)
|No. of Diaphragm Blades
|Closest Focusing Distance (m)
|Maximum Magnification (x)
|Filter Diameter (mm)
|Maximum Diameter x Length (mm)
||228 x 836
blog comments powered by