Leica has added a versatile zoom and expansive teleconverter to its growing SL lens lineup with the Vario-Elmar-SL 100-400mm f/5-6.3 and Extender L 1.4x. Offering an ideal reach for sports and wildlife, the new lens combines a relatively compact design, built-in image stabilization, and a detachable tripod base to provide sharp image capture whether you are shooting from the sidelines, on the frozen tundra, or deep in the steamy Amazon rain forest.
Leica's new telephoto delivers the exacting optical performance one has come to expect from the brand's glass, paired with autofocusing tailored to fast-moving subjects. Ready for anything, the zoom features weather sealing and an AquaDura coating on front elements to protect against the elements.
Four stops of optical image stabilization benefit handheld shooting while an ARCA-SWISS compatible base can be incorporated directly into tripods when additional stability is needed. When paired with the equally rugged Extender L 1.4x, you can get even closer to the action with a boosted range of 140-560mm. The new lens takes an 82mm filter and includes a hood and protective bag.
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