Canon is working hard to expand its super telephoto options for RF mount and there is an exciting product to be announced in late 2023; Canon RF 200-500mm f/4 L IS USM Extender 1.4x Lens.
Canon has a long history of upgrading its lenses in pairs, and the lack of an RF version of the 500mm has many photographers wondering when it’s coming. However, with the recent launch of the RF 100-300mm f/2.8L IS USM, Canon appears to have taken a fresh approach to its super telephoto lenses.
Canon has been rumored for months about a new super telephoto zoom, and the most consistent information we’ve received suggests that the new lens will be the RF 200-500mm f/4L IS USM 1.4x. With the teleconverter engaged, this lens will offer a focal length range of 280-700mm f/5.6L IS USM, perfect for wildlife and sports photography. The new lens will be extremely compact and lightweight, ideal for photographers who need to move quickly while shooting.
Of course, with all these impressive features comes a hefty price tag. It would be fair to say that the RF 200-500mm f/4L IS USM 1.4x will be another five-digit lens from Canon and we can expect an official announcement in late 2023. versatility, this lens is undoubtedly worth the investment.
Overall, the RF 200-500mm f/4L IS USM 1.4x looks set to be an excellent lens for photographers who need a versatile, high-quality super-telephoto zoom. Whether you’re shooting wildlife, sports or any other subject that requires a long lens, you can be sure this lens will deliver outstanding performance and image quality.
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