The Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM is a tele-zoom for the company’s full-frame mirrorless system. The lens can reduce shake by up to 5 stops, and up to 6 stops when attached to an EOS R5 or R6. It has dual nano USM motors, even driving their own focus group. Special elements included super UD and UD glass. The minimum focus distance is approximately 0.9m (just under 3ft). Despite having a rotational zoom, the lens is sealed against dust and moisture. The lens supports Canon’s RF 1.4x and 2x teleconverters for additional reach.
Here is an excellent Canon EOS R5 review with focus on bird photography. For the Canon EOS R5 Review For Bird Photography a native RF lens and two big white EF telephoto lenses are used.
Jan Wegener reviews the Canon EOS R5 focusing on how well it suits for bird photography. He is tesing the R5 using the RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS, and EF 400mm f/2.8L II and EF 600mm f/4L IS II lenses. From the EOS R5 review : Continue reading “Canon EOS R5 Review For Bird Photography”
New firmware updates released for Canon full frame mirrorless cameras and lenses. Especially a major upgrade for the R5; this new Canon firmware updates are for R5, R6, 1D X Mark III cameras and RF 70-200 f/2.8L & RF 100-500 f/4.5-7.1L lenses.
The firmware update version 1.30 is out now and brings Canon Cinema RAW light, C-Log 3 & 1080p @ 120fps to the Canon EOS R5.
You can follow the links below to download the new Canon firmware updates. Continue reading “New Firmware Updates : Canon EOS R5, R6, 1D X Mark III, RF 70-200 f/2.8L & RF 100-500 f/4.5-7.1L”