Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L Review : “Monster of a Lens with Monster Performance”

Here is an in-depth Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L review. The RF 28-70mm f/2 is one of Canon’s “boutique lenses” for Canon full-frame mirrorless system.

The Canon RF 28-70mm F2L USM is a super-fast zoom lens for the company’s full-frame mirrorless system. This durable, weather-sealed lens features UD lens elements as well as Air Sphere, Super Spectra and fluorine coatings. It has a nine-blade aperture, 39cm (15″) minimum focus distance and uses 95mm filters. There’s also a customizable control ring that can serve a variety of purposes.

Optical Limits posted their full Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L review, and they underline the many virtues of this not-budget lens, of this outstanding lens. From their conclusion: Continue reading “Canon RF 28-70mm f/2L Review : “Monster of a Lens with Monster Performance””

Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens Review : Fun, Flawed, and Useful

Take a look at the Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM lens review by Dustin Abbott. The Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM is tiny, inexpensive and ideal for vlogging, interiors, landscapes, architecture or astro. The lens is priced at $299 at Amazon/B&H/Adorama. See Best Canon RF Lenses

Dustin Abbott posted his exhaustive Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM lens review. The review comes with test charts, sample pics, and much more.

From Mr. Abbott’s conclusion: Continue reading “Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens Review : Fun, Flawed, and Useful”

New Canon Patents for 20mm f/1.8, 28mm f/1.8 and 24mm f/1.8 Lenses

New Canon Patent applications discusses optical formulas for three RF mount lenses. These lenses are 20mm f/1.8, 28mm f/1.8 and 24mm f/1.8 with backlight control.

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Meyer Optik Görlitz Biotar 58 f1.5 II Lens Now Available for Canon EOS R System

Meyer Optik Görlitz announced a new lens, the Biotar 58 f1.5 II. Meyer Optik Görlitz releases the Biotar 58 f1.5 II, the long-awaited new edition of the world famous lens and adds another unique imaging style to its existing portfolio, of high quality character lenses. he US price of the new lens is $999. The for RF mount is available at BHphoto.

At a glance:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.5 to f/16
  • Manual Focus Design
  • 14-Blade Diaphragm
  • Filter Thread: 52mm

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TTArtisan releases $55 RF APS-C 25mm f/2 Lens

TTArtisan has announced a fully-manual 25mm F2 lens for RF and EF-M Canon mirrorless camera mounts that costs just $55.

The TTArtisan APS-C 25mm f/2 sells at $55. More TTArtisan lenses are available at B&H Photo. Check availability also at AmazonUK | AmazonDE.

The lens is constructed of seven elements in five groups and offers a roughly 38mm full-frame equivalent focal length (except on Micro Four Thirds where it’s a 50mm equiv). It uses a seven-blade aperture diaphragm, has a minimum focusing distance of 25cm (9.8”), uses a 43mm front filter thread and has an aperture range of F2 through F16.

Full details on the TTArtisan 25mm F2 APS-C lens can be found here.

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens Firmware v1.1.1 Released

A new Canon firmware update released.  Canon has published a minor update for the Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM. You can find the details of the Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens Firmware v1.1.1 below with download links.

Firmware Version 1.1.1 incorporates the following fix:

  1. Fixes an issue, in which, in rare instances, “Err60” is displayed if zoom operations are performed when the camera is started.

Download firmware v1.1.1 for the Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens: $2,699 at AmazonB&HAdorama.

Canon To Announce 4 Wide-angle L-grade Primes For RF Mount

Here is a fresh Canon rumor. Canon is on the verge to announce four L-grade prime lenses for the RF mount within the next 12 months. As a reminder RF L-series lenses represent the very best in optical technology with faster performance and a whole new level of quality.

These are the rumored lenses:

  • Canon RF 12mm f/1.8L USM

  • Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM
  • Canon RF 28mm f/1.4L USM
  • Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM

Since we have already confirmed that RF 135mm f/1.8L USM lens will be announced soon, first of these Canon lenses could be the RF 24mm f/1.4L USM lens. Stay tuned for more info.

Source: CR

Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens to be Announced in the First Half of 2023

Canon is rumored to release two more super-telephoto prime lenses in early 2023. One of these lenses will be RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens and according to recent rumors, this telephoto prime lens has been tested in the wild.

Canon has discontinued the EF 300mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens for a long time, so many Canon photographer are waiting for this lens.

According to Canon rumors, the company may announce the long awaited RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens in the first half of 2023.

The Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L and RF 500mm f/4L are said to be much lighter and shorter than their EF mount counterparts. In addition, Canon may actually release the RF mount version of the 300 f/2.8 as a zoom.

Both the Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6 are super hot selling mirrorless cameras on the market .Canon EOS R5 in stock.

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Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM Lens Delayed Until 2023

The fast prime lens got another mention in the rumor mill. According to latest rumors, the long awaited Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM lens now delayed again. As a result you may not see this lens until in 2023. Latest rumors said this lens will be announced along with two other RF L prime optics in 2023.

Since we have already confirmed that RF 135mm f/1.8L USM lens will be announced in the Q4 of 2022, so the other Canon lenses could be the RF 24mm f/1.4L USM lens and another wide angle L prime lens. Stay tuned for more info.

via CR

Canon RF 24mm F/1.8 Macro IS STM & RF 15-30mm F/4.5-6.3 IS STM Wide-Angle Lenses

Canon has expanded its range of RF lenses with the introduction of the Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens and RF 15-30mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM. The two new affordable full-frame RF lenses are compatible with cameras such as the Canon EOS R, EOS RP and EOS R6.

The US price for RF 15-30mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens is $549, release date in August. The US price for RF 24mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens is $599, release date in August.

Pre-order will be available soon, check links below:

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