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01/24/2010 03:33:38 PM · #1
I think it would be a perfect studio lens!
Canon 1200mm lens......
01/24/2010 03:41:07 PM · #2
I'll just have one and someone to carry it for me. :)
Wouldn't that be fun.
01/24/2010 03:50:45 PM · #3
only 120K, hmm, I wonder if they would take 500 cash, and my house?
01/24/2010 03:58:18 PM · #4
Not to mention the studio cost for a space large enough. 46 ft minimum focusing distance... And even then your model's left nostril will fill the frame :D
01/24/2010 07:52:26 PM · #5
It's been going up in price... Used to be 99K.... Cheap at twice the price as they say... I guess if you need that range then nothing else will do.
01/24/2010 08:10:04 PM · #6
"Minimum focus distance is 46 feet"

I couldn't even focus on anything in my back yard! :)
01/24/2010 08:49:40 PM · #7
Originally posted by Citadel:

"Minimum focus distance is 46 feet"

That just so makes me laugh!
01/24/2010 09:31:59 PM · #8
Originally posted by Melethia:

Originally posted by Citadel:

"Minimum focus distance is 46 feet"

That just so makes me laugh!


Back up a little, more, more, more more ....
01/24/2010 09:35:54 PM · #9
Does it come with the tripod?
01/24/2010 09:42:26 PM · #10
120k?? Pfth....I got a 1250mm "lens" for only $700.

err...its only a f/9.84.

:)
01/24/2010 10:04:16 PM · #11
Originally posted by PGerst:

Does it come with the tripod?


It comes with a case. A big friggin case. I think if I were to buy this lens my wife would throw the lens out and use the case as a coffin for me after she shot me!
01/24/2010 10:42:57 PM · #12
Ouch...I just read about the most expensive lens in the world (itís a Leica of course)

//leicarumors.com/2008/12/11/the-most-expensive-lens-in-the-world-its-a-leica-of-course.aspx/

Cost? A little over $2 million US.
01/24/2010 10:55:44 PM · #13
I knew I had seen a review B&H did using this - from their roof because I suspect no one wanted to lug the thing anywhere else :-)

linkie linkie
01/24/2010 11:13:10 PM · #14
I don't understand the increase in price since there don't seem to be as much of a demand for the lens. Back in 2005 or so the list price from B&H was around $79K. A few years later I seen that the price had went to $99K and now it's up to $120K. From what I understand they don't make the lens anymore and only about 12 or so were made. Correct me if I'm wrong.
01/25/2010 02:20:49 AM · #15
Well I ordered two of them, but I may have to wait 2 weeks for delivery...
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The good news is: NO PAYMENTS FOR 6 MONTHS!

Oh, here comes the delivery truck now...

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01/25/2010 12:30:37 PM · #16
lol! That's great!
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