Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM & RF 15-30mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lenses Listed Online

Canon will soon announce two new RF lenses. These two lenses are Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM lens and RF 15-30mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens. The upcoming two Canon compact RF lenses already listed at Canon official web store.

The official announcement for both lenses are expected in August to September.

Canon RF 24mm F1.8 did not have “MACRO” in previous rumors, but this time it is described as “MACRO”, so it seems to be confirmed by macro. Also, Canon RF15-35mm had an aperture of F3.5-5.6 according to overseas rumors that had flowed before, but this time we see F4.5-6.3, so it seems to be a fairly compact lens. Continue reading “Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 Macro IS STM & RF 15-30mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM Lenses Listed Online”

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.

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”

Rumored Canon RF lenses: RF-S 33mm f/1 L USM and RF 70-300mm f/2-4 L IS USM

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.

See also Updated Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2022-2023

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Everything You Need To Know About Canon RF-S Lens Mount

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”

Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Review: “Good sharpness, nice bokeh & pleasing rendering”

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 AmazonB&HAdorama.

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 for RF 11-24mm f/4L and RF 8-24mm f/4L Fisheye Lenses

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”