When it ships, the new lens will offer long-range sports and wildlife shooters some new competition, but it's not as fast a supertele as some rivals.
Canon announces its second-generation 500mm and 600mm supertelephoto lenses will be much lighter--but also more expensive. Here's a look.
A major lens overhaul yields two new supertelephoto lenses and two prototypes. The SLR powerhouse clearly wants to keep pro shooters from defecting to Nikon.
Not to be left behind in the supertelephoto zoom department, Sigma literally one-ups one of its main rivals with the announcement of two different 150-600mm zoom designs.
The electronics giant shows models of six forthcoming lenses at the PMA photo show. A supertelephoto 28-75mm model are geared for full-frame SLR cameras.
The maker of binoculars and spotting scopes has a $145 adapter that turns your fancy smartphone into a camera with a supertelephoto lens.
The third-party lensmaker's new supertelephoto won't cost much more than an earlier 200-500mm model with no image stabilization.
At $11,799, the flexible supertelephoto lens remains out of reach of all but the wealthiest photographers. Some pros shooting sports and wildlife are bound to pay up, though.
Videographers will get better color from Canon's high-end SLR with an update coming in 2013. Also: an autofocus improvement for supertelephoto fans.
If you love supertelephoto photography, this Panasonic looks like the camera to beat.