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”

Techart Releases TZC-01 – New Canon EF to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter

Techart releases the TZC-01, an adapter that makes it possible to mount and use autofocus Canon EF lenses on Nikon Z6 and Z7 cameras

Techart says the TZC-01 will work with EF-mount lenses from Canon, Sigma, Tamron, Tokina and Zeiss. In addition to ‘native’ autofocus performance, the lenses will also maintain aperture control, stabilization features and EXIF data. In total, Techart lists 62 lenses it says are proven compatible with the adapter: Continue reading “Techart Releases TZC-01 – New Canon EF to Nikon Z Autofocus Adapter”

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”

Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens Announced for Sony E, Fuji X, and Canon EF-M

Venus Optics announced the Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens for Canon EF-M (EOS M), Sony E, Fuji X mounts.  The lens has a good price tag at $199.

Featuring a one-of-a-kind 210° field of view, Laowa 4mm f/2.8 fisheye lens can create a circular fisheye perspective on Micro Four Thirds (M43) cameras. Photographers can create a 360° full panorama image with a maximum of 2-3 shots. The lens  weigh only 4.8 oz (135 g) which makes it extremely portable and allows photographers to have creative shots anywhere, anytime. The lens can also be mounted on DJI Inspire X5 cameras for creating a unique perspective you have never seen before.

Laowa lenses are sold at Adorama and B&H. See Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye lens announcement. Continue reading “Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye Lens Announced for Sony E, Fuji X, and Canon EF-M”

Canon RF 70-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Coming in 2020

Latest rumors suggests that Canon will announce another telephoto zoom lens. The product would be the RF 70-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens and it will arrive sometime in 2020.

The RF-series lens was previously mentioned in a patent application. While the Canon RF 70-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM lens offers a wider range in focal length, it will be particularly well-suited for wildlife and bird photography. The source also said to expect it to be about the same size as the recently released Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM ($2,699 at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon).  Continue reading “Canon RF 70-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Coming in 2020”

New Firmware Update for Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens

Canon released the new firmware update version 1.0.6 for Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens.

This new firmware for the RF70-200mm fixes some users experienced front-focusing issues when focusing on a subject close to the minimum focusing distance at the telephoto end.

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens: $2,699 at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon.

You can follow the links below to download the firmware update: Continue reading “New Firmware Update for Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens”

Best Lenses for Canon EOS R

Best Lenses for Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless camera. Looking for the recommended lenses for Canon EOS R ? Here is our selection of top recommended Canon EOS R lenses.

The Canon EOS R is one of the most popular full frame mirrorless cameras on the market and it gets 79% overall score from the experts at DPReview.

Canon’s full frame mirrorless camera features a 30.3MP full-frame CMOS sensor and a powerful DIGIC 8 Image Processor. The Canon EOS R supports ultra high-definition 4K (3840x2160p) videos at 30fps, a wide ISO sensitivity range of up to 40000, and highly-detailed 30MP still images at up to 8 frames per second. The Canon EOS R also comes with the aility to shoot Canon Log, providing 12 stops of dynamic range.

So, if you are the lucky one who have already got the Canon EOS R (AmazonB&HAdorama), the next thing is to find the right lenses.  The Canon EOS R is designed for full, uninhibited compatibility with all existing EF, EF-S, TS-E and MP-E lenses through the use of mount adapters. So, if you have some EF and EF-S lenses, then one of the four mount adapters, each uniquely designed to meet the individual needs of the user.

If you don’t have any EF or EF-S lenses and new to the Canon RF system, here we list the top recommended and most suitable native full-frame RF-Mount lenses for Canon EOS R mirrorless camera.  Continue reading “Best Lenses for Canon EOS R”

New Patent : Canon RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 Lens

Canon recently registered a new RF mount superzoom lens. The patent application describes the Canon RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 lens.

The  Canon RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 lens will be a consumer oriented lens for the company’s full frame EOS R system. Canon previously filed several RF superzoom lens patents. These lenses are the Continue reading “New Patent : Canon RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 Lens”

Canon Announces Future Firmware Plan for RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens

Canon announced that they are planning to release a new firmware for Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens in January 2020.

This new firmware for the RF70-200mm will fix some users experienced front-focusing issues when focusing on a subject close to the minimum focusing distance at the telephoto end. Continue reading “Canon Announces Future Firmware Plan for RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens”

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Lens Teardown

Lens Rentals posted a teardown review for the Canon’s RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM lens for the EOS R full frame mirrorless system.

As you know there have been discussions and speculations about Canon RF lenses compared to Canon EF lenses about the design. The teardown of  Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS lens proves that RF mount lenses have an entirely new design, check it out.

The price for RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens is $2,699.00, now available for order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Lens Teardown”