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Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM

This is the longest telephoto lens among Canon's lineup, and a t Read more

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Canon EF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens

The Digital Picture
28 July 2007
  • Excerpt: There is nothing like the arrival of a new Canon Super Telephoto Lens to bring the excitement of Christmas to any time of the year. And the hit on the credit card from this lens is considerably larger than the hit from most households' Christmas expenditures. The Canon EF 800mm f/5.6 L IS USM Lens entered the world as, by far, Canon's most expensive lens .
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Canon’s EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM; Super Telephoto Power

Shutterbug
1 May 2001
  • Excerpt: The arrival of the new Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM lens was a case of perfect timing as within a few days I’d be on the road for a couple of weeks photographing the abundance of wildlife at the Blackwater Refuge.
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Overall 9
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Audio & image quality 9
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Versatility 8
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Usability 9
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Build quality 10
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Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lens

PhotoReview
1 August 2008
  • Summary: A fast 800mm prime telephoto lens that will provide high performance for sports and wildlife photographers.Canon's EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM lens is a 'big gun' in many ways. Weighing 4.5 kilograms and almost half a metre long with its lens hood attached, it's a challenge to shoot with. However, it also has a maximum aperture of f/5.6, which is outstanding for a lens with such a long focal length.
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AVHub
16 February 2008
  • Excerpt: For the price of a small hatchback you can instead have Canon’s first EF-mount 800mm supertelephoto and which can probably get you just as far. Paul Burrows limbers up to try out Canon’s biggest gun. Forget the little matter of the $17,000 price tag for a moment, but what else would put you off buying an 800mm prime telephoto lens? Size? Yes. Weight? Definitely. Slow aperture speed? That too. General pain-inthe- neckness? Of course.
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Expert Review

Naaptol
12 August 2007
  • Conclusion: So, this is quite really understood that the lens is completely performance packed for all the serious photographers out there. The promising results and astounding results speaks for it and there?s no paradox upon the same.
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Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM

Akam.no
16 April 2009
  • Summary: Hva gjelder bildekvalitet, er dette objektivet helt fantastisk på alle måter. Det er skarpt, har god kontrast, og svært lite av ting vi ikke liker som vignettering og kromatisk feilbrytning. Liker du å ta bilde av fugl, og har 130 000 å avse, så løp og kjøp! Det vil etter hvert komme flere artikler fra turen, blant annet med flere bilder. Følg med.
  • Pros: Skarpt, selv på største blender, Dyrt - over 120 000 kroner!, God kontrast, Vanskelig å finne motiv i bevegelse, Fin bokeh, Tungt å bære på, Lite vignettering på fullformat, Snevert bruksområde, Ingen kromatisk feilbrytning, Noe dårlig balansert stativfeste, Utmerket bildestabilisator, Svært solid bygd
  • Cons: Dyrt - over 120 000 kroner!, Vanskelig å finne motiv i bevegelse, Tungt å bære på, Snevert bruksområde, Noe dårlig balansert stativfeste
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Expert Review

CHIP.RO
30 July 2007
  • Excerpt: Săptămâna aceasta, în redacţia CHIP Foto-Video a fost marcată o premieră: am testat cel mai lung obiectiv tele cu focală fixă de la Canon: EF 800 mm f/5.6L IS USM. Aceasta a fost o premieră deoarece a fost prima dată când am avut ocazia să testez un astfel de obiectiv. În acelaşi timp, am înregistrat şi un nou record: cel mai scump element de tehnică fotografică testat în redacţie.
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