Anyone in the market for a 560 mm?

Steven Desjardins drd1135 at gmail.com
Sun Sep 2 09:42:48 EDT 2012


It mentions "disassembling or collapse" for easier transport.  Maybe
it's extra long so you can feel superior among your Canon-user
friends.

On Sat, Sep 1, 2012 at 10:56 PM, J.C. O'Connell <hifisapi at gate.net> wrote:
> the article stated that its NOT compact for a 560mm,
> its more of a long focus design to improve performance
> and reduce cost but its BIG.
>
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> From: pdml-bounces at pdml.net [mailto:pdml-bounces at pdml.net] On Behalf Of Mark
> C
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> Subject: Re: Anyone in the market for a 560 mm?
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> Depends on the price, of course, but I'd probably bite on it. I have the
> A* 400 f 2.8 but it is so fricking big that I never use it. A smaller,
> more compact 560mm would be great. As an f 5.6 lens, though, it has to
> be totally sharp wide open.
>
> Mark
>
>
> On 9/1/2012 6:30 PM, Brian Walters wrote:
>> Apparently one is coming.
>>
>>
> http://photorumors.com/2012/08/31/pentax-da-560mm-f5-6-lens-to-be-announced-
> at-photokina/
>>
>>
>> Pity that I'd probably need to sell the car to afford one.
>>
>>
>>
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