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Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens Features & Technical Specs

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THIS HIGH-PERFORMANCE LENS WAS DESIGNED WITH PORTABILITY AND HANDLING EASE IN MIND. ONE SUPER UD-GLASS ELEMENT, WHOSE CHARACTERISTICS ARE SIMILAR TO FLUORITE, AND ONE UD-GLASS ELEMENT RESULT IN SHARP PICTURES FROM CORNER-TO-CORNER. THE LENS ALSO HAS A BUILT-IN HOOD AND A DETACHABLE TRIPOD MOUNT.
Estimated Retail Price
$1,399.00 Focal Length & Maximum Aperture
400mm 1:5.6 Lens Construction 7 elements in 6 groups
Diagonal Angle of View
6° 10' Focus Adjustment Inner focusing system with USM
Closest Focusing Distance
3.5m / 11.5 ft. Filter Size
77mm Max. Diameter x Length, Weight 3.5" x 10.1", 2.8 lbs. / 90.0 x 256.5mm, 1250g



Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens Features & Technical Specs

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NEXT-GENERATION SUPER TELEPHOTO L-SERIES LENS WITH AN IMAGE STABILIZER, IT'S ONE OF THE WORLD'S BEST LENSES FOR WILDLIFE AND NATURE PHOTOGRAPHY. THE OPTICAL SYSTEM IS NEWLY DESIGNED WITH A MAXIMUM APERTURE OF F/4. ONE FLUORITE ELEMENT AND TWO UD-GLASS ELEMENTS EFFECTIVELY CORRECT ABERRATIONS RESULTING IN SHARP AND EXCELLENT DELINEATION.

FEATURES
üHigh-performance L-series super-telephoto lens series with built-in dual-mode Image Stabilizer (IS) function. üUltra-high image quality through new optical designs with Fluorite and UD Glass. üWorld's highest AF speed with improved Ring USM (Ultrasonic Motor) and new algorithms for focus prediction with moving subjects. üMagnesium alloy lens barrels for reduced weight & rugged reliability.

Estimated Retail Price
$6,999.00 Focal Length & Maximum Aperture
500mm 1:4.0 Lens Construction 17 elements in 13 groups
Diagonal Angle of View
Focus Adjustment Inner focusing system with USM

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AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G Telephoto Prime Lens Features & Technical Specs

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UPDATED AND OPTIMIZED FOR DIGITAL, THIS FAST APERTURE COMPACT MEDIUM TELEPHOTO FX-FORMAT PORTRAIT LENS OFFERS CRISP AND NATURAL IMAGE REPRODUCTION FOR STILLS AND HD VIDEO.
Fast aperture, medium telephoto portrait lens for exceptional stills and HD video Designed for use on Nikon's FX-format D-SLR cameras, this updated medium telephoto f/1.8 lens is great for shooting stills or HD videos. The AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G features Nikon's Internal Focus (IF) system providing fast and quiet AF and produces sharp and clear images at all apertures. Its fast maximum aperture is ideal for taking stills or HD videos under ideal lighting, in low light, head and shoulder portraiture, weddings or concerts. When mounted on a DX-format D-SLR, the AF-S NIKKOR 85mm f/1.8G has an effective field of view of 127mm.
Flattering portraits in any lightGet astonishing low light resultsThis medium telephoto portrait lens is great for use in the studio, on set or for shooting in available light; producing sti…

Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens Features & Technical Specs

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THIS LENS IS IDEAL FOR SPORTS AND WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY. THE NEWLY DESIGNED OPTICAL SYSTEM HAS ONE FLUORITE ELEMENT AND TWO UD-GLASS ELEMENTS TO OBTAIN HIGH RESOLUTION AND HIGH CONTRAST. ALSO, THE MINIMUM FOCUSING DISTANCE WAS REDUCED TO 18 FT. (5.5M). EXTENDER EF 2X II CAN BE ATTACHED TO INCREASE THE FOCAL LENGTH TO 1200MM WHILE RETAINING AF (AT THE CENTER FOCUSING POINT WITH THE EOS-1V AND EOS-3).
FEATURES üHigh-performance L-series super-telephoto lens series with built-in dual-mode Image Stabilizer (IS) function. üUltra-high image quality through new optical designs with Fluorite and UD Glass. üWorld's highest AF speed with improved Ring USM (Ultrasonic Motor) and new algorithms for focus prediction with moving subjects. üMagnesium alloy lens barrels for reduced weight and rugged reliability.

Estimated Retail Price
$9,199.00 Focal Length & Maximum Aperture
600mm 1:4.0 Lens Construction 17 elements in 13 groups
Diagonal Angle of View
4° 10' Focus Adjustment Inner focusing system …

Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens Features & Technical Specs

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THIS IS THE LONGEST TELEPHOTO LENS AMONG CANON'S LINEUP, AND A TERRIFIC CHOICE FOR ANY LONG-DISTANCE APPLICATION-OUTDOOR SPORTS, WILDLIFE, NEWS PHOTOJOURNALISM, AND SO ON. IT'S ACTUALLY LIGHTER THAN CANON'S EF 600MM F/4L IS LENS, WEIGHING JUST UNDER 10 LBS. IT USES A REFINED OPTICAL DESIGN, WITH TWO FLUORITE LENS ELEMENTS, ONE UD ELEMENT, AND ONE SUPER-UD-GLASS ELEMENT, FOR OUTSTANDING CORRECTION OF COLOR FRINGING AND SUPERB CONTRAST AND SHARPNESS. THIS SUPER-TELEPHOTO LENS USES MAGNESIUM-ALLOY BARREL CONSTRUCTION TO ENHANCE ITS LIGHT WEIGHT, AND HAS WEATHER-RESISTANT GASKETS THROUGHOUT FOR USE IN HARSH CONDITIONS. IT'S COMPATIBLE WITH BOTH THE EF 1.4X II AND 2X II TELE EXTENDERS FOR EVEN MORE REACH: EOS CAMERAS WITH 45 AF POINTS WILL CONTINUE TO PROVIDE AUTOFOCUS AT THE CENTER AF POINT WHEN THE LENS IS USED WITH THE 1.4X EXTENDER. FINALLY, IT'S IMAGE STABILIZED, PROVIDING UP TO 4 STOPS OF CORRECTION FOR CAMERA SHAKE. THIS MAKES IT EVEN MORE PRACTICAL IN MANY SITUA…

Canon Extender EF 1.4X III Super Telephoto Features & Technical Specs

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EXTENDING A LENSES FOCAL LENGTH BY A FACTOR OF 1.4X, EXTENDER EF 1.4X III INCORPORATES PHENOMENAL OPTICAL PERFORMANCE WITH MINIMAL CHROMATIC ABERRATION AND IS A PERFECT COMPLEMENT TO MANY OF CANON SUPER TELEPHOTO LENSES. IT FEATURES A BUILT-IN MICROCOMPUTER FOR SEAMLESS COMMUNICATION AMONG CAMERA BODY, LENS AND EXTENDER; FEATURES CAREFUL LENS PLACEMENT AND COATINGS TO MINIMIZE GHOSTING AND FLARE AND EVEN HAS A NEW FLUORINE COATING THAT KEEPS SOILING, SMEARS AND FINGERPRINTS TO A MINIMUM. AN INTEGRAL PART OF MANY PROFESSIONAL SYSTEMS, EXTENDER EF 1.4X III MAINTAINS HIGH STANDARDS NOT ONLY OPTICALLY, BUT ALSO IN TERMS OF RUGGED, DUSTPROOF AND WATER RESISTANT CONSTRUCTION.
Estimated Retail Price
$499.99 Magnification
1.4x Lens Construction 7 elements in 3 groups
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight 2.8 x 1.1 in, 7.9 oz. / 72.0 x 27.2mm, 225g
Note This lens is only compatible with fixed focal length L-series lenses 135mm and over, as well as the EF 70-200/2.8L, EF 70-200/2.8L IS, EF 70-200/4L, an…

Canon Extender EF 2x III Super Telephoto Features & Technical Specs

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DESIGNED TO EXTEND A LENSES FOCAL LENGTH BY A FACTOR OF 2X, THE REDESIGNED CANON EXTENDER EF 2X III DELIVERS OPTICAL PERFORMANCE ON PAR WITH THE FINEST CANON SUPER TELEPHOTO LENSES. IT FEATURES A BUILT-IN MICROCOMPUTER FOR SEAMLESS COMMUNICATION AMONG CAMERA BODY, LENS AND EXTENDER, FEATURES CAREFUL LENS PLACEMENT AND COATINGS TO MINIMIZE GHOSTING, FLARE AND CHROMATIC ABERRATION, AND EVEN HAS A NEW FLUORINE COATING THAT KEEPS SOILING, SMEARS, FINGERPRINTS TO A MINIMUM. EXTENDER EF 2X III MEETS NECESSARY STANDARDS IN TERMS OF RUGGED, DUSTPROOF AND WATER-RESISTANT CONSTRUCTION, AND SHOULD BE IN EVERY PROFESSIONAL'S CAMERA BAG.
Estimated Retail Price
$499.99 Magnification
2.0x Lens Construction 9 elements in 5 groups
Max. Diameter x Length, Weight 2.8 x 2.1 in, 11.5 oz. / 72.0 x 52.7mm, 325g



Canon EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens Features & Technical Specs

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FEATURING FLUORITE OPTICS THAT DELIVER SHARPER IMAGES WITH LESS CHROMATIC ABERRATION, THE NEW LARGE-DIAMETER EF 600MM F/4L IS II USM SUPER TELEPHOTO LENS ALSO TAKES ADVANTAGE OF MAGNESIUM AND TITANIUM CONSTRUCTION FOR A LIGHTER WEIGHT AND A FLUORINE COATING THAT KEEPS SOILING, SMEARS AND FINGERPRINTS TO A MINIMUM. BECAUSE IMAGE STABILIZATION TECHNOLOGY IN SUPER TELEPHOTO LENSES MAY INADVERTENTLY OVER-COMPENSATE AND INTERFERE WITH COMPOSING AND FRAMING DISTANT OR MOVING SUBJECTS, THE EF 600MM F/4L IS II USM INCLUDES AN ADVANCED THIRD IMAGE STABILIZATION MODE (MODE 3) THAT ACTIVATES IS ONLY WHEN THE SHUTTER BUTTON IS FULLY PRESSED. THIS ALLOWS USERS TO PAN FAST-MOVING SUBJECTS AND THEN ACTIVATE IS ONLY WHEN IT IS PRECISELY REQUIRED. BECAUSE ALL THREE IS MODES GIVE THE EQUIVALENT EFFECT OF UP TO FOUR EXTRA STOPS OF PERFORMANCE, AND BECAUSE PLUS THE POWER FOCUS MODE ENABLES SMOOTH FOCUS CHANGE WHEN SHOOTING VIDEO, THE EF 600MM F/4L IS II USM IS IDEAL FOR CAPTURING RAPID-FIRE ACTION. OTHER…

Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Super Telephoto Lens Features & Technical Specs

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WORTHY SUCCESSOR TO THE LAUDED CANON EF 500MM F/4L IS USM, THE NEW EF 500MM F/4L IS II USM SUPER TELEPHOTO LENS FEATURES COMPLETELY REDESIGNED FLUORITE OPTICS THAT DELIVER SHARPER IMAGES WITH LESS CHROMATIC ABERRATION AND HAS A LIGHTER WEIGHT THANKS TO MAGNESIUM AND TITANIUM CONSTRUCTION ELEMENTS. BECAUSE IMAGE STABILIZATION TECHNOLOGY IN SUPER TELEPHOTO LENSES MAY INADVERTENTLY OVER-COMPENSATE AND INTERFERE WITH COMPOSING AND FRAMING DISTANT OR MOVING SUBJECTS, THE EF 500MM F/4L IS II USM INCLUDES AN ADVANCED THIRD IMAGE STABILIZATION MODE (MODE 3) THAT ACTIVATES IS ONLY WHEN THE SHUTTER BUTTON IS FULLY PRESSED. THIS ALLOWS USERS TO PAN FAST-MOVING SUBJECTS AND THEN ACTIVATE IS ONLY WHEN IT IS PRECISELY REQUIRED. ADDITIONALLY, ALL THREE IS MODES GIVE THE EQUIVALENT EFFECT OF A SHUTTER SPEED FOUR STOPS FASTER, IDEALLY POSITIONING THE CANON EF 500MM F/4L IS II USM FOR PROFESSIONAL ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY, FROM SPORTS TO NATURE. THE ADDITION OF THE POWER FOCUS MODE ENABLES SMOOTH FOCUS CHANG…