Canon Announces Worlds Longest Cinema Zoom, 50-1000mm

A 50-1000mm 4K Cinema Servo Zoom Lens? Sounds like the perfect glass for 4K Sports applications!

20141016_hiRes_cineservo501000_3qleftWhat!?! 1000mm? That’s ridiculous. Now that I have that out of the way…

The new beast

Canon announced the newest addition to the Cine-Servo line of cinema lenses, the 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom. This makes just about every other telephoto cinema zoom look like a toy. The lens will feature a built in 1.5x extender that will bump your focal length to a 75-1500mm and all the other bells and whistles you could ask for. Quite possibly the most impressive feat of this new super zoom is it’s size and weight coming in at a very manageable 15.9″ length and just over 14 lbs. – that’s 10lbs lighter than a 24-290mm Optimo! Canon states the lens is designed specifically for 4K production and will provide an image circle of 31.4mm which will cover all Super 35 format sensors. Amazing!

Who is this for?

This is obviously a mashup from the ENG…

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