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.
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
- 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
- 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
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 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. Laowa Lenses 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”
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”
A new Canon rumor surfaced online, suggesting that the company might announce two lenses. According to the source rumored Canon RF lenses are RF 70-300mm f/2-4L IS And RF-S 33mm f/1L.
- Canon RF-S 33mm f/1L USM lens
- Canon RF 70-300mm f/2-4L IS USM: 1.6kg zoom lens that still has a large aperture of f/2.4 at 150mm. The image quality at 300mm should be equal to or even better than the already discontinued Canon EF 300mm f / 4L IS USM lens.
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Canon recently launched the EOS R7 and EOS R10 – two affordable APS-c sensor mirrorless cameras – along with the RF-S 18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM and RF-S 18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM lenses. This is the first launch of a new range of cameras and lenses, so here’s everything you need to know about Canon RF-S lens mount !
So let’s start and define what is the Canon RF-S lens mount, APS-c and crop sensor?
The big advantage of the smaller APS-C sensor compared to the full frame cameras is the 1.6x crop which extends your effective focal length of lenses. This is ideal for wildlife, sports and action photography. The EOS R7 and EOS R10 are the first enthusiast level APS-C sensor mirrorless cameras in the EOS R series line-up.
RF and RF-S lenses offer higher quality, speed, and operation thanks to outstanding optical technology and design. Designed for the future with improved video capabilities, plus neat touches like the control ring and more compact size.
Continue reading “Everything You Need To Know About Canon RF-S Lens Mount”
Here is a new Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM review. Admiring Light published a fresh Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Review which also comes with sample pictures.
They are very positive in this Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM review and say the lens offers “good sharpness, nice bokeh & pleasing rendering“.
Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Lens: $899 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Lens At a glance
- RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
- Fixed f/11 Aperture
- Retractable, Locking Lens Barrel
- Gapless Dual-Layer Diffractive Optics
- STM Stepping AF Motor
- Optical Image Stabilizer
- Customizable Control Ring
- Compatible with RF Extenders
From Admiring Light conclusion: Continue reading “Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Review: “Good sharpness, nice bokeh & pleasing rendering””
New Canon Patents filed for several new RF mount lens models. The patent application describes the RF 11-24mm f/4L USM wide-angle and RF 8-24mm f/4L USM fisheye lenses for Canon full-frame mirrorless cameras.
The first lens is similar as previous rumored RF 10-24mm f/4L USM lens, which is in the RF lens roadmap for a long time. The second lens is a zoom fisheye lens, this lens will work as a circular fisheye on a full-frame sensor and as a “normal” fisheye on the crop sensors found in the Canon EOS R7 and Canon EOS R10. Continue reading “New Canon Patents for RF 11-24mm f/4L and RF 8-24mm f/4L Fisheye Lenses”
Here are the latest updates for Canon RF lenses. In this article you can find the RF series lenses expected to be released in two years period. So this is the updated Canon RF Lens Roadmap for 2022 & 2023.
To date, Canon has offered great lenses for the RF mount and demonstrated how committed it is to a full frame mirrorless camera system. Canon has already released a total of 28 Canon RF lenses, you can check price & specs at B&H Photo Video/Amazon. Below are upcoming Canon RF lenses for 2022-2023.
The cameras that can use the RF mount are:
- Canon EOS R – $1,799 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
- Canon EOS RP – $1299 at B&H, Adorama, Amazon.
- Canon EOS Ra – $2,499 at Adorama and B&H.
- Canon EOS R5 – $3,899 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
- Canon EOS R6 – $2,499 at Amazon, B&H, Adorama.
- Canon EOS R7 – $1,499 at B&H, Adorama.
- Canon EOS R10 – $979 at B&H, Adorama.
Continue reading “Updated Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2022-2023”