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Just Announced: Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens

Amin Sabet

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I just got this email from B&H. Looks like a pretty serious lens!

If anyone plans to buy, you'd be helping me out a lot with site expenses if you use this link just prior to placing the pre-order or order: Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens SEL400F28GM B&H Photo Video

Thanks!

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Just Announced: Sony
Wednesday
Jun 27 2018
Announced at 10:15 AM EST : The Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens

Coming Soon
Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens

$11,998
Available Pre-Order This Friday June 29th
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Link: Sony FE 400mm f/2.8 GM OSS Lens SEL400F28GM B&H Photo Video
 

bdbits

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I'll get right on that. I'll have lots of time to make use of the lens after my wife divorces me, lol.
 

Amin Sabet

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12 grand isn't bad. It's on par with the latest Nikon and Canon 400mm lenses.
And it beats them by a lot on weight. Could be a nice point in favor of the Sony system for people who need to use such a lens on a regular basis!

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I have a Nikon 200-500/5.6 for my D800. And, I use that combo 3 or 4 times a summer. A $12k Sony won't be visiting my house.
 

Amin Sabet

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Darn, it looks like I'll have to earn server money the hard way :biggrin:.
 

Luke

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Amin, you should buy one.....you'd still get the affiliate link dough. You'll just need to plunk your little girl down a block away to get the same photos ;)
 

Amin Sabet

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Ha! A few of my favorite family pics were taken from a great distance.

This one of my son walking with and looking up at my dad was effectively from 320mm (200mm x 1.6 crop):

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Amin Sabet

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That said, if I were to buy this lens, there would be some problems in the Sabet household :D.
 

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