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Canon EF 800mm f/5.6 IS To Be Replaced Soon?


Is Canon set to replace the $13,299 EF 800mm f/5.6 IS? Canon Rumors has

been told on a few occasions that a replacement of the EF 800 f/5.6L IS is coming. An announcement could come as early as late Q1/Q2 of 2013. The new lens would incorporate Canon’s new weight saving technology.

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  • Happy Snappin’

    If they are going to redo it using DO tech, I’d love to see it as an f1.8 or lower and bugger the weight gain, leave it the same wight and build in the converters, 1.4X & 2X and let you combine them, if this was also useful for video a 20K plus price tag would be realistic, especially if it would AF with video. Nice wish, but hard to engineer I know, but not impossible for the wizards at Canon.

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