Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens Tested at DxOMark

Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens tested at DxOMark website. According to test results the RF 50mm f/1.2L USM lens achieved an overall score of 38 points. 

The lens tested on the Canon EOS R, the company’s 30.3Mp full-frame mirrorless camera, and it compares well with Canon’s previous 50mm f/1.2 lens.

This score puts the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L among the top five 50mm lenses in DxOMark’s rating. However, it’s clearly below the score of lenses that costs much less, e.g. the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSMand the Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4. Continue reading “Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM Lens Tested at DxOMark”

Canon RF Lens Technology Explained

Canon RF lens technology explained in a neat, short video by Canon Imaging Plaza. In the video review they introduced the innovative features of Canon RF lenses and how they open up new possibilities in photographic expression.

Canon RF Lenses : USA: AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama

Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless system: AmazonB&H PhotoAdorama Continue reading “Canon RF Lens Technology Explained”

Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019

Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019. Looking for a mirrorless camera? Here is the guide for you to get best mirrorless cameras in 2019.

Mirrorless cameras offer interchangeable lenses, just like DSLRs, but they’re smaller and lighter with more advanced viewing, focusing and video features. You can get the interchangeable lenses you need. Many people use them to take photos when they are travelling to memory their bright and exciting time.

Sony may be the leader in the mirrorless market and released several amazing full frame mirrorless cameras (including the Sony a9, a7R III, a7 III) and many excellent FE lenses. Fuji is also very active and released the world’s first medium format mirrorless camera “Fujifilm GFX 50S and GFX 100″. Panasonic and Olympus are also actively working hard on the Micro Four Thirds mirrorless market. Nikon and Canon is working seriously on their new full frame mirrorless cameras to compete with Sony. Here we looked at all mirrorless cameras on the market and selected the best choices based on price, usefulness and high image quality. Hope this buying guide is useful for you to find the best mirrorless cameras. Continue reading “Best Mirrorless Cameras 2019”

Lomography announces Petzval 55mm f/1.7 Mark II lens for full-frame mirrorless

Lomography has announced a new Petzval 55mm f/1.7 MKII lens designed for full-frame mirrorless cameras.

According to Lomography, the lens ‘is created with discerning photographers and filmmakers in mind’ and ‘designed to allow full creative flexibility, with its 7 levels of Bokeh Control and Dual Aperture system.’ Like other Lomography lenses, the Petzval 55mm f/1.7 MKII comes with various plates to shape the bokeh in images. Continue reading “Lomography announces Petzval 55mm f/1.7 Mark II lens for full-frame mirrorless”

Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens on the Way

Canon is working on a new RF 500mm f/4L IS USM lens, which will be the first super telephoto lens for the RF mount.

In addition, a new Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens is also in development. Canon tends to announce super telephoto lenses in pairs, so maybe we’ll see that Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS USM & RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens will be announced together.

These rumored super telephoto prime lenses for Canon full frame mirrorless cameras are expected to arrive in 2020. So they are not in the list of Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2020. Continue reading “Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS USM Super Telephoto Prime Lens on the Way”

Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens and New RF Macro Coming in Early 2020

Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens and a new RF-series Macro optic is rumored to be announced in the beginning of 2020. Along with these two lenses, the  also mentioned for early 2020 announcement.

Designed for Canon EOS R and EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras, the new macro RF lens will be “first of its kind macro lens“, currently, there is not much info about this lens. Continue reading “Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens and New RF Macro Coming in Early 2020”

New Patents: Canon RF 17-35mm f/4-5.6, RF 135mm f/1.8L & RF 100mm f/1.4L USM Lenses

New Canon patents have been appeared on the web. The patent applications are for  Canon RF 17-35mm f/4-5.6, RF 135mm f/1.8L & RF 100mm f/1.4L USM Lenses.

Designed for Canon EOS R and EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras, these are excellent lens options, especially the L series RF 100mm f/1.4 looks promising.  Continue reading “New Patents: Canon RF 17-35mm f/4-5.6, RF 135mm f/1.8L & RF 100mm f/1.4L USM Lenses”

Comparison: RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS

Along with the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) announcement, Canon USA also posted a comparison article between the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS. As you know the “DS” version lens will be announced in later 2019.

The “DS” designation stands for Defocus Smoothing. It is a fixed focal length, 85mm lens which takes the idea of beautiful, soft backgrounds, or “bokeh,” and pushes the concept even further. Continue reading “Comparison: RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS”

Panasonic Lumix S1R Vs. Sony a7R III Vs. Nikon Z7 – Comparison

Dpreview TV has posted a side-by-side comparison of Panasonic S1R with Sony a7R III and Nikon Z7 full frame mirrorless cameras.

This is the high-resolution models of each manufacturer as from the video it seems that Panasonic S1R with Sony a7R III and Nikon Z7 offers different features for photographers.  Continue reading “Panasonic Lumix S1R Vs. Sony a7R III Vs. Nikon Z7 – Comparison”

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens Price, Availability, Specifications

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens is a short-telephoto glass that provides the ideal focal length for portraits and a flattering perspective for faces.

The RF 85MM f/1.2L USM is one of Canon’s fastest aperture autofocus lenses for its full-frame mirrorless range of cameras. When coupled with the short telephoto length and Dual Pixel CMOS AF, the fast f/1.2 aperture creates stunning shallow depth of field, bokeh and background separation.

The fast prime optic will start shipping from June 20th, 2019. The US price for this lens is $2,699.00 and available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens Price, Availability, Specifications”