Many Canon sports photographers have continued using older EF 70-200mm models with adapters, preferring their internal zoom design. Sources say the current RF 70-200mm is seen as unbalanced and inconsistent in feel, with cramped ring placement.
An internally zooming RF 70-200mm f/2.8L would provide desired handling for this key user base. It’s unclear whether this would be a marked “version II” or simply a new offering in the RF lineup. The original collapsible design remains popular for its portability.
While Canon shooters also await other unreleased lenses, insiders expect numerous new RF optics will be announced in the next six months. An internal zoom 70-200mm f/2.8L is likely one of them. Continue reading “Rumors : Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens Coming in Early 2024”