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”

More Details About Canon EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM Lens

Canon is allegedly working on a new EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM lens. The super telephoto zoom optic were previously rumored for late 2018 but there is no mention within the rumor mill since then.

Sony already announced its new FE 200-600mm f/5.6-6.3 G OSS Lens and FE 600mm f/4 GM OSS Lens for mirrorless cameras. So, what about the Canon EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM super telephoto zoom lens? Continue reading “More Details About Canon EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS USM Lens”

Pre-order : Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens, Price $899

Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, the new Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD DSLR lens is now available for pre-order at major US stores. The US price is $899.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens for Canon EF: $899 at B&HAdorama.

Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens for Nikon F: $899 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Pre-order : Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Lens, Price $899”

Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 Lens in Stock & Shipping in the US

Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts, the new Zeiss Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens is now in stock and shipping at major stores in US. Order now if you are interested.

The ZEISS Otus 100mm f/1.4 lens is the latest addition to the Otus line up. The 100mm joins the 28mm f/1.455mm f/1.4, and the 85mm f/1.4.

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Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Announced for full-frame Canon, Nikon DSLRs

Tamron has announced what it calls ‘the finest lens in its history’, introducing the new SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD (Model F045)  for full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs.

The new Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD features an optical construction of 14 elements in 10 groups, with four Low Dispersion and three Glass Molded Aspherical lens elements. Tamron says this combination of elements ‘eliminates’ chromatic aberrations and other optical distortions. Continue reading “Tamron SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD Announced for full-frame Canon, Nikon DSLRs”

Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE Test Results : Sharp with Fast AF

Fotomagazini published a review and test results of the Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE lens. The lens is expected to arrive this summer and the first test results are impressive. Here is what they thought:

The lens is listed with no pricing at BHphoto and Adorama. Continue reading “Tamron 17-28mm f/2.8 Di III RXD FE Test Results : Sharp with Fast AF”

Yongnuo YN560TX Pro TTL flash and EF-E II Adapter for Sony E-mount

Yongnuo has announced two new products: the EF-E II Adapter for Sony E-mount cameras and the YN560TX Pro TTL flash.

The new adapter is available to purchase from online retailers now for $99.99 USD, but the YN560TX Pro flash won’t be available to buy until some time in June.No pricing information for the YN560TX Pro TTL flash is currently available. Continue reading “Yongnuo YN560TX Pro TTL flash and EF-E II Adapter for Sony E-mount”

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”