Why no zoom lenses lower than f2.8?

Started Dec 27, 2012 | Discussions thread
joejack951
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Re: f2 300mm!!
In reply to ScottnLaguna, Jan 2, 2013

ScottnLaguna wrote:

Nikon sold a f/2 300mm on special order from 1983-85. Many are still used today by cinematographers. Check out this interesting page about the lens...

www.cameraquest.com/nf3002.htm

Canon made a 200mm f/1.8 for a period of time too: http://www.canon.com/camera-museum/camera/lens/ef/data/telephoto/ef_200_18l_usm.html

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