Patent: Canon RF 24-100mm f/2.8L, RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 and 24-85mm f/2.8L Lenses

Canon has filed three new patents for RF mount superzoom lenses with f/2.8 bright aperture. The patent application describes the Canon RF 24-100mm f/2.8L, RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 and 24-85mm f/2.8L lenses designed for the company’s full frame EOS R system.

The Canon RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 lens will be a consumer oriented glass and the focal range is ideal for travel photography. Canon previously filed several RF superzoom lens patents. These lenses are the .  Check out the patent details of Canon RF 24-100mm f/2.8L, RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 and 24-85mm f/2.8L lenses.  Continue reading “Patent: Canon RF 24-100mm f/2.8L, RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 and 24-85mm f/2.8L Lenses”

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 & RF f/2.8 Pancake Lenses Coming in 2020

Canon will also announce two inexpensive prime lenses for Canon EOS R and EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras in 2020.

The first one is an RF f/2.8 Pancake lens, which is definitely in the works. This small and lightweight optic is expected to be announced sometime in the first half of 2020. Maybe it will have the same design as the current EF 40mm f/2.8 pancake lens.

The second one is the RF 50mm f/1.8 lens, just like the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens for Canon EF mount. The exact announcement date is still unknown. Continue reading “Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 & RF f/2.8 Pancake Lenses Coming in 2020”

Report : Canon EOS R Firmware Update “Dramatically Improved” Autofocus

The latest Canon EOS RP V1.4 and Canon EOS R firmware updates brought significant improvements in autofocus performance.

Photographer Manny Ortiz says the Canon EOS R firmware update made him change opinion on the EOS R, and that the latest FW update dramatically improved the autofocus performance. Watch the video below.

$300 off on Canon EOS R body: $1,999 at Amazon

$500 off on Canon EOS R with 24-105mm Lens: $2,899 at Amazon

Continue reading “Report : Canon EOS R Firmware Update “Dramatically Improved” Autofocus”

Canon EOS RP Firmware Update Version 1.4.0 Released

A new firmware update for the EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera now available for download. Check out the Canon EOS RP Firmware V.1.4.0 details.

Canon has released the new firmware version 1.4.0 for Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera ($999 at B&HAdoramaAmazon). You can follow the links to download the firmware updates.   Continue reading “Canon EOS RP Firmware Update Version 1.4.0 Released”

Canon EOS RP Firmware 1.3.0 now Available for Download

Alongside the new Canon EOS R firmware 1.4.0, Canon has also released a major update for the Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera.

This is a major firmware update with a lot of autofocus updates and bug fixes. You can now download firmware 1.3.0 for the Canon EOS RP (B&HAdoramaAmazon). Continue reading “Canon EOS RP Firmware 1.3.0 now Available for Download”

Canon EOS R Firmware 1.3.0 & EOS RP Firmware 1.2.0 Released

Canon released new firmware updates for Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras.  The main change is the support for the RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens.

The 24-240mm includes Dynamic Image Stabilization rated to five stops. When not in use for manual focusing, a customizable control ring can be used to adjust exposure compensation, shutter speed, aperture or ISO.

The lens weighs 26.4oz / 750g and balances much better on the EOS RP. At wide angle it offers a minimum focus distance of 0.50m / 1.64ft and 0.78m / 2.56ft at telephoto. Unfortunately for outdoorsy photographers, it lacks weather-sealing. Continue reading “Canon EOS R Firmware 1.3.0 & EOS RP Firmware 1.2.0 Released”

Canon EOS RP vs Sony a7 III : Which Mirrorless Camera to Buy in 2019 ?

Which Mirrorless Camera to Buy in 2019? Here is a comparison review of the Canon EOS RP vs Sony a7 III full frame mirrorless cameras.

The Canon EOS RP is currently the cheapest full-frame mirrorless camera on the market while the Sony a7 III is the best selling full-frame mirrorless camera according to Amazon sales. If you have to choose one of them and stuck between Canon EOS RP and Sony a7 III.   Continue reading “Canon EOS RP vs Sony a7 III : Which Mirrorless Camera to Buy in 2019 ?”

Canon EOS R Pro, New EOS R Bodies & Compact RF Lenses in the Works

According to the interview with the Canon senior engineers, the Canon EOS R PRO full frame mirrorless camera and RF lenses in development.

The highlights from the Canon interview covers EOS R PRO camera, new and different type of EOS R bodies and upcoming compact RF lenses.

EOS RP $1299 at B&HAdoramaAmazon Continue reading “Canon EOS R Pro, New EOS R Bodies & Compact RF Lenses in the Works”

Best Photo Gear of 2019 : TIPA Awards

Best photo gear of 2019 presented by the Technical Imaging Press Association. TIPA has announced the winners of its 2019 awards honoring the best products in the photography industry in 2019.

TIPA WORLD AWARDS both recognize and honour industry companies and their products and serve as an important benchmark and guide for consumers in making their purchasing decisions. Here are some of the best photo gears of 2019 selected by TIPA members. Continue reading “Best Photo Gear of 2019 : TIPA Awards”

First Canon EOS RP Camera Reviews

Northlight Images and Dpreview published an in-depth review of the Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera.

The Canon EOS RP mirrorless camera is the lightest and most compact full-frame EOS camera to date and it is the cheapest 4K camera from Canon.

Canon EOS RP Body w/EG-E1 Extension Grip & Canon Mount Adapter: $1299 at (B&HAdoramaAmazon). Continue reading “First Canon EOS RP Camera Reviews”