|Price incl. VAT||£1,679.48|
|Price excl. VAT||£1,399.57|
Telephoto lens with an impressive mix of features for maximum satisfaction of photographers in the field. Even at the longest focal length, you can enjoy quality usual for a short and fixed focus.
The XF telephoto zoom lens is designed to meet the needs of demanding photographers who work mostly in natural terrain. Its precise arrangement of optical elements is the best way to reveal the beauty of nature that would otherwise stay out of your reach. The lens is ideal for capturing distant objects accurately and without image distortions. It is dust- and water-proof and can be used at temperatures up to -10 °C, so you can shoot safely even in harsh weather conditions.
The most interesting moments are fleeting and usually don’t give much time to set up a tripod. The lens was therefore designed for handheld shooting, with camera shake reduced. Its image stabilisation system is among the most powerful in any telephoto lens with a variable focal length. The five stop-effective optical image stabilisation also detects horizontal object tracking and reacts to it by automatically turning on vertical stabilisation only.
The 21 elements, 14 groups optical design includes five extra-low dispersion elements and one super extra-low dispersion element to minimise chromatic aberrations and distortions throughout the zoom range, which are often a real problem in telephoto lenses. This lens, on the other hand, provides the highest image quality in its class and you will be hard-pressed to find any image flaws in its output. The fluorine coating increases the lens durability and repels water and dirt. Dust and dirt are unavoidable when doing nature photography, so the lens was designed to be easy to clean.
The lens’ autofocus system delivers quick and smooth autofocus performance that is especially beneficial when working with aircraft, vehicles, and automobile races. The twin linear motor is not only fast, but also very quiet, so you can use the lens in situations where you don't want to disturb anyone. Typical examples include musical or theatrical performances. The focus limiter switch can be set to 5 m to provide even faster focusing performance.
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