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”

Patent: Canon RF 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens

Canon has filed a new patent of a very fast constant aperture with 50-80mm focal range. The patent application is for Canon RF 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens that is designed for company’s full frame mirrorless cameras.

There were rumors floating around that Canon is working on some crazy RF lenses that could be announced in the near future. This patent from USPTO almost confirms that Canon may announce a new RF lens called RF 50-80mm f/1.1 lens.  Continue reading “Patent: Canon RF 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens”

Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test

Check out this Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test.

On Youtube Happy Gilmore posted a short video where he tests the low light performance of the Canon EOS RNikon Z 6, and Sony a7 III. Continue reading “Canon EOS R vs Nikon Z 6 vs Sony A7 III Low Light Test”

Canon EOS 80D Firmware Update Version 1.03 Released

Canon just released the firmware update version 1.03 for Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera.

Firmware Version 1.0.3 incorporates the following improvement and fix: Continue reading “Canon EOS 80D Firmware Update Version 1.03 Released”

Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM Lens Coming in 2020

According to recent rumors, Canon is working on a fast prime lens and it will be named as Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM lens.

Designed for Canon EOS R and EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras, the new bright prime lens will be the next f/1.2 model after the RF 50mm f/1.2L and RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lenses.

Official announcement of the Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM Lens is rumored for 2020. Continue reading “Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM Lens Coming in 2020”

Canon EOS R L Full Frame Mirrorless Camera with 75MP Sensor

A new Canon EOS RL full frame mirrorless camera information now spotted on the web. According to recent rumors the Canon EOS RL will have a 75MP full frame CMOS sensor and the “L” designation is for landscape.

Here are the rumored specifications of a new Canon EOS RL full frame mirrorless camera.  Continue reading “Canon EOS R L Full Frame Mirrorless Camera with 75MP Sensor”

What to Expect Next from Canon ? (July 2019)

What to expect from Canon ? Here are the latest updates for the upcoming Canon DSLR and mrrorless cameras as well as new lenses. In this July 2019 edition of “What to expect from Canon” , you’ll get the latest news and rumors in one place.

The company will unveil the previously rumored cameras and lenses on July 9th. These are the PowerShot G5 X Mark IIPowerShot G7 X Mark III, and RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lens.

This month we’ll have the new Canon’s “holy trinity” RF mount zoom lenses that is expected to be released before the end of July 2019. Continue reading “What to Expect Next from Canon ? (July 2019)”

Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens Coming in 2020

Canon is rumored to be working on a RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens. The super telephoto prime lens will be designed for Canon full frame mirrorless cameras.

According to the source, this RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens will come with a “new and unique” feature for super telephoto lenses. Official announcement for the Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM lens to happen sometime in 2020 along with RF 500mm f/4L IS USM lens. Continue reading “Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens Coming in 2020”

Patents : Canon RF 400mm f/2.8L, RF 500mm f/4L, RF 600mm f/4L IS USM Lenses

Canon has filed new patents in Japan. These applications are for three super telephoto prime lenses named as RF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM LensRF 500mm f/4L IS USM Lens, and RF 600mm f/4L IS USM Lens.

We already know that the first super telephoto prime glass in RF-series lens lineup will be the RF 500mm f/4L. In the past, Canon tends to announce super telephoto prime lenses in pairs, so it is a possibility to expect another one like RF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens. Continue reading “Patents : Canon RF 400mm f/2.8L, RF 500mm f/4L, RF 600mm f/4L IS USM Lenses”

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens now In Stock & Shipping

The Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens now finally in stock and shipping at major stores in US. The price of the lens is $2,699 and available at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.

The new standard prime lens is the first Canon RF lens to pack Canon’s proprietary Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR) Optics technology, which greatly reduces chromatic aberration in faster lenses. Continue reading “Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens now In Stock & Shipping”