Top 10 Most Expensive Camera Lens in the World
There is most expensive camera lens that can cost much as a house or some of them would even require me to sell some of my properties just to avail one.Photography has been one of people favorite hobby, they looked around to some available lenses all over the internet. Here are the list of Top 10 Most Expensive Camera Lens in the World.
10. Nikon 400mm F2.8G ED VR AF-S Nikkor Lens – £6,499.00 ( 10 716.2011 US$ )
This most expensive camera lens also features (Nano Crystal) coating and meniscus protective glass elements to reduce flare and ghost effects. With Nikon’s Vibration Reduction (VR-II) function. Incredibly fast f/2.8 super telephoto combined with Nikon’s VR image stabilization and Nano Crystal Coat delivers exceptional speed and optical performance.
9. Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L Image Stabilization USM Lens – £6,659.34 ( 10 980.5857 US$ )
L Series lens made by Canon with image stabilizer designed for track and field sports, low-light nature and wildlife photography. Weighing 11.8 lbs, the 400 f/2.8 IS is 10g heavier than the Canon EF 600mm f/4 L IS USM Lens. The 400 f/2.8 IS weighs 3.3 lbs more than the Canon EF 500mm f/4 L IS USM Lens and 6.2 lbs (more than twice as much) as the Canon EF 300mm f/2.8 L IS USM Lens. This most expensive camera lens is definitely in the heavyweight class. Add the included ET-155 lens hood for an even more impressive size.
8. Nikon 600mm F4G ED VR AF-S Nikkor Lens – £6,999.00 ( 11 540.6511 US$ )
With Nikon Nano Crystal Coat and a Meniscus protective glass element combine to reduce ghosting and flare,it’s the most expensive camera lens . Nikon VR II (Vibration Reduction) Image Stabilization Vibration Reduction, engineered specifically for each VR NIKKOR lens, enables handheld shooting at up to 4 shutter speeds slower than would otherwise be possible, assuring dramatically sharper still images and video capture.
7. Sigma APO 300-800mm f/5.6 EX IF HSM Lens for Nikon – £7,273.99 ( 11,994.0821 US$ )
This most expensive camera lens covers the telephoto range from 300mm to the ultra-telephoto range up to 800mm. Fast maximum aperture. The use of Apochromatic design and 2 ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements give full correction of chromatic aberration and provide a high level of optical performance. The AF drive for the Canon EOS, Nikon and Sigma mounts are equipped with the silent, responsive and high speed Hyper Sonic Motor and provides fulltime manual focus override.
6. Sigma 300-800mm f/5.6 EX DG HSM – $9,999.00 on amazon
Provides a constant fast maximum aperture throughout the entire zoom range. With multi-layer lens coating and lens designed to reduce flare and ghosting. The use of Apochromatic design and 2 ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) glass elements in this most expensive camera lens give full correction of chromatic aberration and provide a high level of optical performance. The AF drive for the Canon EOS, Nikon and Sigma mounts are equipped with the silent, responsive and high speed Hyper Sonic Motor and provides fulltime manual focus override.
5. Canon EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Super Telephoto Lens – £10,359.14 ( 17,081.1859 US$ )
Never mind the price with its sultimate lens physical qualitie and superb Image quality you will absolutely like it. It weighs 10lbs (4.5 kg) and is 18 inches long. 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 enters the world as, by far, Canon’s most expensive camera lens. This is of course not counting the EF 1200mm f/5.6 that is not in regular production – and costs as much as a small house.
4. Sigma 200-500mm f/2.8 EX DG Telephoto Zoom Lens – Canon Fit – £19,399.01 ( 31,987.0276 US$)
This most expensive camera lens can be used in various types of photography such as astrophotography, portraits, wildlife, sports. Sigma’s APO 200-500mm F2.8/400-1000mm F5.6 EX DG, is the first large-aperture ultra telephoto lens to have an F2.8 aperture at 500mm. With its specially designed attachment mounted becomes a 400-1000mm F5.6 ultra telephoto lens capable of auto-focus shooting. It has ELD (Extraordinary Low Dispersion) and SLD (Special Low Dispersion) glass for maximum correction of aberrations. Perfect fast moving nature subjects and sports such as surfing, polo and soccer and as it excels at tracking fast moving objects it is a great surveillance lens. Here, Sigma’s achievement is unsurpassed and stands alone.
3. Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM Lens – 9,800,000 yen ( 102,498.2 US$ )
A super telephoto prime lens which is aimed at sports and wildlife photography made by Cannon and this is one of most expensive camera lens. The predecessor to the Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM Lens was the Canon FD 1200mm f/5.6 L manual focus lens. The FD 1200 was first seen at the 1984 Olympic Games in Los Angeles, CA, USA. Chuck Westfall of Canon USA was there and remembers that “5 copies of the original FD 1200mm f/5.6 L lens were brought to L.A. and used for newspaper, magazine and wire service coverage of the Olympic Games.”
2. Zeiss Apo Sonnar T* 1700 mm F4 – disclose
This most expensive camera lens behemoth which is actually the “largest of all the lenses ever”, was developed by Carl Zeiss designed to be used in Wildlife Photography. At a focal length of 1700mm and a speed of f/4, this project even challenged the manufacture of the optical glass. The delicate, special glass types required for this unique design had never been cast before in such huge dimensions. Some of the resulting lens blanks weighed more than 25 kg (55 lbs.) and were valued more than a luxury sedan. Turning these blanks into the finished lens elements added even more to their value.
1. LEICA APO-TELYT-R 1:5.6/1600mm – 16 million HKD ( 2,064,489 USD )
Leica’s high-performance lenses are all made, by hand, in Germany. Only they can deliver true Leica quality to your images. It might not be the largest one but it is the Most Expensive Camera Lens at the moment.