Must be nice to be a Saudi Prince.

Started Aug 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
Joseph S Wisniewski
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Just a toy, compared to the Zeiss 1700mm f4
In reply to lylejk, Aug 30, 2012

lylejk wrote:

You folks gotta see this lens; got an email from a friend.

http://www.luxurylaunches.com/gadgets/worlds_most_expensive_camera_lens_is_also_the_biggest_longest_and_heaviest.php

Nope, not the biggest, longest, and heaviest.

The Zeiss 1700mm f44 is 256kg.
The Leica 1600mm f5.6 at a paltry 60kg is almost pocketable, by comparison.

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