Sam Carriere: Or...if you really want video, you cold always buy a video camera -- at a fraction the price.
petrocan talks about the ideal lens having 100x zoom and as fast as 1.7. The problem is size and weight.Size (W x H x L)= 250.6 x 255.5 x 661.5mmWeight= 26.8kg (59.3lbs)It's hard to beat physics. Stronger optics to make a long lens smaller means thicker glass but if you want a wider shot the glass would need to be so close it would more than touch the next element.
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