Via The Digital Picture these lenses are now expected to be available in April. Originally they were scheduled for “before the end of 2011” but things slipped. I have my eye on picking up the 500mm myself so I’m really waiting for this one. Hopefully I get to have a hands-on look at one during CES next week in Las Vegas.
I thought this was kind of interesting. Getty sports photographer Clive Rose tweeted yesterday that he was : “Waiting outside #Canon to get a preview of some new tech.” Hmmm, I wonder what it could be ? If I had to guess I’d say that it was to take a look at one of Canon’s yet to be released super telephoto lenses like the 500mm MKII or 600mm MKII, perhaps the 200-400 f4 L. Possible that it was a camera, but there haven’t been any recent solid indications of a new camera this year whereas the super telephoto lenses are