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.
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 third-party lensmaker's new supertelephoto won't cost much more than an earlier 200-500mm model with no image stabilization.
A 7-14mm f2.8 lens and 300mm f4 lens are due to arrive in 2015 for Olympus Micro Four Thirds shooters. Expect quality, but not a bargain.
Sometimes size matters, and bigger telephoto lenses make photos of distant animals possible. Nikon's 800mm f5.6 lens will doubtless have a big price tag, too.
The maker of binoculars and spotting scopes has a $145 adapter that turns your fancy smartphone into a camera with a supertelephoto lens.
A built-in 1.4x extender pushes Canon's forthcoming 200-400mm zoom to a maximum of 560mm. Also: higher prices but lower weights for new 500mm and 600mm supertelephotos.
A mammoth pro lens with a built-in 1.4x focal-length extender is set for a 2012 debut, but Canon isn't promising anything yet.