Canon RF 15-30mm IS STM, RF 24mm f/1.8 IS STM Lenses to be Announced Soon

According to Digicame-info, Canon will soon announce two new RF lenses: RF 15-30mm IS STM lens and RF 24mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens.

Canon RF 15-30mm IS STM Lens:
・ Lens hood: EW-73E
・ Lens cap: E-67II

Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM Lens:
・ Lens hood: EW-65B
・ Lens cap: E-52II
・ Lens case: LP1016

Both lenses should be compact lenses, with a light weight and not very expensive price.

Canon EOS R5 C now In Stock at B&H Photo Video & Adorama

The Canon EOS R5 C now in stock and shipping at B&H Photo Video and Adorama.

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Canon EOS R7 Review : “Photographing Birds of Prey”

Here is another Canon EOS R7 review. Wilkinson Cameras published their 11 minutes Canon EOS R7 review. The video below gives a good overview of Canon’s first EOS R camera with an APS-C imaging sensor.

See the results and find out all about this impressive successor to the EOS 7D DSLR series. The EOS R7 is Canon’s flagship APS-C EOS R mirrorless camera. It packs precision AF, state-of-the-art image stabilisation and incredible speed into a next-generation mirrorless EOS R series body. The result is a true hybrid camera: able to tell stories with still and moving images. With you on every step of your creative journey. 

Here is the video of Canon EOS R7 Review:

Where to buy Canon EOS R7 :

US: B&HAdoramaAmazon US
Europe & UK: Amazon DEAmazon UK

Canon R7 At a glance

  • 32.5MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF II
  • 4K60 10-Bit Video, HDR-PQ & C-Log 3
  • 30 fps E. Shutter, 15 fps Mech. Shutter
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED EVF
  • 1.6m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen LCD
  • Sensor-Shift 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • Dual UHS-II Memory Card Slots
  • Multi-Function Shoe, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth

With a 15 FPS mechanical shutter, the high-performance EOS R7 is the most advanced APS-C camera from Canon. Featuring a high-speed shooting 32.5 MP sensor, in-body stabilization up to 7 stops with coordinated control IS, and 4K60p video, it offers maximum versatility for capturing photo and video of fast action, wildlife, and everything in between. The perfect all-around camera for dedicated professionals and advanced hobbyists alike.

High Image Quality with a 32.5 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS Sensor
The EOS R7 features a newly developed and high image quality 32.5 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. Designed for powerful and effective telephoto reach, it empowers fast continuous shooting with high speed autofocus, so you can capture moment-by-moment images with clear and impressive detail.

High-Speed Shooting
Whether you’re shooting speeding cars, sports, wild animals, or just life as it happens, speed is on your side. The EOS R7 lets you shoot a fast 15 fps using mechanical shutter up to 30 fps with the electronic shutter and with RAW Burst Mode with 1/2 second pre-shooting, you can capture the perfect moment down to the split second.

Blazing Fast Autofocus
Capture fast moving images with accuracy and ease. Canon’s highly responsive Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology uses every pixel on the imaging sensor to detect focus, covering approximately 100% width and height with up to 651 zones.

5-axis In-body Image Stabilization with auto-level technology
The EOS R7 features an IBIS (In-Body Stabilization System) with up to 7 stops of shake correction with coordinated control IS. This can be a game changer for handheld videos and low light photography.

Record each clip over 30 minutes
Set up your video without worrying about it stopping after 30-minutes.

Optimized for video
Get professional quality video with Smart Shoe integration for audio and HQ 4K (oversampled from 7K). Then record it all with Dual UHS II SD memory card slots for recording to both cards.

Compatibility with full range of Canon RF-S, RF, EF, EF-S mounts
Backwards compatible, future proof. Enjoy full compatibility with Canon’s legendary line up of lenses past, present and future.

See also Updated Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2022-2023

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New Canon Patents for 28-70mm f/2.8 & 28-60mm f/2.8 Lenses

New Canon Patent applications filed for a set of RF mount lenses. These new lenses are the Canon RF 28-70mm f/2.8 & 28-60mm f/2.8.

Canon patent application 2022091621 (Japan) discusses optical formulas for two small and compact zoom lenses with large aperture:

  • 28-70mm f/2.8
  • 28-60mm f/2.8

Example 1

  • Focal length: 28.84-67.90
  • F value: 2.91
  • Half angle of view: 32.68-17.67
  • Image height: 18.50-21.64
  • Overall length: 138.40-105.42
  • Back focus: 10.97-21.12

Example 2

  • Focal length: 28.84-60
  • F value: 2.91
  • Half angle of view: 32.68-19.83
  • Image height: 18.50-21.64
  • Overall length: 132.38-106.85
  • Back focus: 13.47-23.82

Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS Review : “Fantastic Lens and Affordable Price”

Check out this positive Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS review. The 40 minutes review below from Duade Paton, gives a lot of information about the lens.  The Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS review simply says it is a “fantastic lens and affordable price”. The super telephoto zoom lens sells at less than $600.

RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens – at Amazon/B&H/Adorama Continue reading “Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS Review : “Fantastic Lens and Affordable Price””

Venus Optics Announces Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens

Venus Optics announced the Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO lens. The US price of the macro lens is $499 and available for Sony E mount, Canon RF, Nikon Z, Leica L mounts.  are sold at Adorama and B&H

Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO is specifically designed for mirrorless cameras with full-frame sensors size. With its fascinating 2:1 magnification capability and focus to infinity, the lens can capture subjects in any size, making it very versatile for different applications including macro, commercial and portrait photography. It is super compact and lightweight, the size of the lens is significantly smaller than other equivalents on the market. An apochromatic (APO) characteristic is equipped even in high magnification to provide outstanding image quality. Continue reading “Venus Optics Announces Laowa 90mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Lens”

Canon Patent: 135mm f/2, 400mm f/4 and 50mm f/2.5 defocus smoothing

New Canon Patent applications filed for a set of RF mount lenses with electronically controlled Defocus Smoothing (DS).

Defocus Smoothing is a technology Canon first introduced with the RF 85mm f/1.2L DS lens. The featured Canon patent might suggest more DS lenses are on their way.

Canon patent application 2020-199390 (Japan) discusses optical formulas and methods for three prime lenses with DS:

  • 135mm f/2
  • 400mm f/4
  • 50mm f/2.5

Continue reading “Canon Patent: 135mm f/2, 400mm f/4 and 50mm f/2.5 defocus smoothing”

New Canon EOS R7 Review – 5 Key Features for Wildlife Photography

Check out this new Canon EOS R7 review. Duade Paton published his Canon EOS R7 review. In the video below he lists what he thinks are 5 key features for wildlife photography.

I pre-ordered the Canon R7 and look at the 5 Key features for wildlife photography and why I think it is excellent value.

Where to buy Canon EOS R7 :

US: B&HAdorama, Amazon US
Europe & UK: Amazon DEAmazon UK Continue reading “New Canon EOS R7 Review – 5 Key Features for Wildlife Photography”

Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens Now in Stock at Adorama

The new Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens is now in stock at Adorama for $19,999, and it will be soon in stock at B&H.

Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM Lens: $19,999 at Adorama.

Unparalleled length with a distinctly compact and lightweight design, the Canon RF 1200mm f/8 L IS USM is a super-telephoto prime offering a premium mixture of optics quality, intuitive handling, and professional-grade durability

Key Features:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/8 to f/64
  • Fluorite, Super UD, and UD Elements
  • Air Sphere and Super Spectra Coatings
  • Ring-Type USM AF System
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Focus Range Limiter, Two Focus Presets
  • Customizable Electronic Focus Ring
  • Weather-Sealed Design, Fluorine Coating
  • Rotating Tripod Collar