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Canon Rumor: New EF 400mm IS on the Way?

Canon Rumor

Canon EF 400mm f/5.6L USM: [shopcountry 110]

It appears that stocks for the EF 400mm f/5.6L USM are getting low in some regions, and promptly there is a rumor suggesting a new EF 400mm f/5.6 with image stabilisation may be on its way. There had previous rumours that 2014 could be a “year of the lenses” for Canon, with lot of glass set to come. We haven’t heard anything about a possible successor of the EF 400mm, but then: the EF 400mm was released in 1993 so a makeover has some plausibility. As usual take it with a grain of salt and keep in mind that only time will tell.

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  • Jay Steller

    This exact same rumor comes up every year like clockwork since 2003. Maybe itr will finally come true but I wouldn’t hold my breath ;)

  • Sella174

    All these current IS enabled lenses would have been great back in the days of film, but with today’s high ISO sensors it’s more of a marketing gimmick and something to justify the hugely increased pricetag.

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