The Mother of all Telephotos

B&H has a used Canon 1200 mm f/5.6L USM lens for sale for $99,000:

The Canon 1200/5.6L USM has been built on a special-order basis since 1993, and the ‘official word’ is there are “more than twelve, less than twenty” of them in existence.

(Via Kottke.)

Tuesday, 5 February 2008