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Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« on: August 16, 2014, 09:50:37 AM »

A copy of the super rare Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L has come up for sale in the UK. MPB Photographic is selling the lens for £99,000.00! It’s rumored that there are only about 20 of these lenses on the planet according to B&H Photo, who had this lens for sale back in 2009.


 


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Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« on: August 16, 2014, 09:50:37 AM »

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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #1 on: August 16, 2014, 09:53:58 AM »
These kind of "news" are boring.... or am i alone with this opinion?

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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #2 on: August 16, 2014, 09:54:04 AM »
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Canon_EF_1200mm_lens

lensrentals should buy it... :)


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about 20 of these lenses on the planet according

and outside? how many more?  ::)
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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #3 on: August 16, 2014, 10:02:20 AM »
Dear Surapon,

Here is your chance!!!!!

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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #4 on: August 16, 2014, 10:13:10 AM »
There's someone with deep pockets thinking this will be the ultimate chick magnet
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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #5 on: August 16, 2014, 10:18:05 AM »
Pffftt..!

It's only f/5.6 - not a "serious" lens at all.

Consumer-grade crap..!

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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #6 on: August 16, 2014, 10:18:34 AM »
Dear Surapon,

Here is your chance!!!!!

Regards, DPP

Ha, Ha, Ha---Dear Friend  dppaskewitz.
Well, Sorry, I will skip this one, Because I already have 600 mm + 2X = 1200 mm.---BUT, I will keep eyes on the Bigger one ,Canon EF 1,600 MM.
Yes, After my dear wife divorce me, And I will get the Strong / Beautiful Young  Wife to help me as the Caddy, during my photography trip.
Ha, Ha, Ha.
Surapon
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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #7 on: August 16, 2014, 10:20:34 AM »
or am i alone with this opinion?

Hard to say - it'll take a while to ask everybody...

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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #8 on: August 16, 2014, 10:27:48 AM »
Dear Surapon,

Here is your chance!!!!!

Regards, DPP

Ha, Ha, Ha---Dear Friend  dppaskewitz.
Well, Sorry, I will skip this one, Because I already have 600 mm + 2X = 1200 mm.---BUT, I will keep eyes on the Bigger one ,Canon EF 1,600 MM.
Yes, After my dear wife divorce me, And I will get the Strong / Beautiful Young  Wife to help me as the Caddy, during my photography trip.
Ha, Ha, Ha.
Surapon


ha,ha,ha
I know of other (better) purpose for a beautiful young wife  ;)
ha,ha,ha

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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #9 on: August 16, 2014, 10:34:22 AM »
Offering for sale @ $100,000 and actually sell for that price are not one in the same!
The nonsense has made a lot of headlines though.
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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #10 on: August 16, 2014, 10:53:49 AM »
Offering for sale @ $100,000 and actually sell for that price are not one in the same!
The nonsense has made a lot of headlines though.

£99,000 is $157,000.

They have changed hands for over $100,000.
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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #11 on: August 16, 2014, 10:56:13 AM »
Amazing Portrait lens. My clients have never looked skinnier.  Corners were a little soft.

LOL!!!!!  Sooooooo big.

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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #12 on: August 16, 2014, 11:14:42 AM »
It won't go in my Lowepro Flipside 400 :(
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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #13 on: August 16, 2014, 11:19:52 AM »
For birders, and creepy stalkers, this is The Ultimate Lens! However, I don't see it in my possession anytime on this side of the grave. Gear like this would also create problems in finding suitable tripods and heads, and you would also need to hire a substantial amount of sherpas to haul it around to the birding locations.
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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2014, 11:22:34 AM »
Time to see if my AMEX really has "no limit"..........hold on.........adding to cart...........creating account...........confirming order...........submitting order............declined??? 

Well, I tried ;)

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Re: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L For Sale
« Reply #14 on: August 16, 2014, 11:22:34 AM »