Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens Officially Announced

Canon has announced its first product for virtual reality capture: the RF 5.2mm f/2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens. The new lens brings stereoscopic 3D virtual reality (VR) capture to the EOS R5 as part of the EOS VR System, which includes a future firmware update for the R5 camera.

The new Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. The US price is $1,999.

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Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens: $1,999 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens Officially Announced”

Best Lenses for Canon EOS R3

Looking for the best lenses for Canon EOS R3? In this article you can find the full list of top recommended lenses for Canon EOS R3 mirrorless camera.

Positioned between the EOS R5 and EOS-1D X Mark III cameras, the Canon EOS R3 is an ideal mirrorless camera for nature, wildlife, sports and photojournalism content creators. Featuring a newly developed 24MP full-frame back-illuminated stacked CMOS sensor and an updated DIGIC X image processor, the Canon EOS R3 is capable of shooting continuously at up to 30 fps with an electronic shutter and up to 12 fps with the mechanical shutter while performing AF and AE readings before each frame. The processor also helps to realize a broad sensitivity range from ISO 100-102400, which is expandable to ISO 50-204800, for working in a broad variety of lighting conditions. In addition, the Canon EOS R3 supports high-res 6K raw 12-bit internal video recording and uncropped 4K 120p 10-bit video recording with Canon Log 3. Both 6K and 5.6K recording areas can also be used for oversampled DCI and UHD 4K shooting with improved sharpness, reduced moiré, and lower noise. The improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF II with 1,053 AF Points features evolved EOS iTR tracking for subjects such as people, animals, as well as select cars and motorcycles down to EV -7.5. The Canon EOS R3 also allows the user multiple ways of controlling AF using Eye Control AF, Smart Controller with home position and the classic multi-controller. Additionally, the Canon EOS R3’s 5-axis IBIS will work in combination with the Optical Image Stabilization found in many Canon RF lenses producing a total of up to 8-stops of shake correction. So, emphasizing speed, performance, and reliability, the Canon EOS R3 is designed to satisfy the most demanding expectations in a camera.

So, if you already purchased the Canon EOS R3 ($5999 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama), the next thing is to find the best/right lenses for Canon EOS R3. The Canon EOS R3 features the RF lens mount, which support Canon’s line of RF-mount lenses. And this RF mount design also lends full compatibility to existing EF and EF-S-mount lenses via an optional EF-EOS R Mount Adapter. So, if you own several EF and EF-S lenses, you can just get one of the four mount adapters, each uniquely designed to meet the individual needs of the user.

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Laowa Argus 35mm F/0.95 FF for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R

Venus Optics has launched the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF for full-frame cameras which captures images with extraordinary shallow depth of field and creamy bokeh.

Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF is available for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems and costs $899. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Amazon, Adorama and B&H.

Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF Specs: Continue reading “Laowa Argus 35mm F/0.95 FF for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R”

Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM & RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lenses Announced

In addition to the new Canon EOS R3 ($5999 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama), Canon also introduced the new Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM and Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM lenses.

The US price of Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens is $299, the Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens is priced at $649. Both RF Lenses are available for pre-order.

Canon EOS R3 pre-order at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama

RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens – Pre-order at Amazon/B&H/Adorama

RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens – Pre-order at Amazon/B&H/Adorama Continue reading “Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM & RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lenses Announced”

Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499

Venus Optics officially announced the new Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens for DSLR full-frame cameras. Available in Canon EF and Nikon F mounts. The US price is $499 and the new Venus Optics Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens in stock  at Adorama and B&H. Continue reading “Laowa 14mm f/4 Zero-D Lens Announced, Price $499”

Tokina atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X Lens to be Announced on August 6th

Tokina is rumored to announce a new atx-m 56mm f/1.4 X lens for Fujifilm X-Mount APS-C mirrorless cameras. Official announcement is expected to happen on August 6th, 2021.

Via: Nokishita

Yongnuo Unveils the YN 85mm f/1.8R DF DSN Lens for Canon RF Mount

Yongnuo officially announced the new YN 85mm f/1.8R DF DSM Lens for Canon RF mount mirrrorless cameras – an extremely affordable 85mm lens for Canon RF.

The US price is $398 and it is now available for pre-order at Amazon.

Yongnuo YN 85MM F1.8R DF DSM Lens is for RF-mount mirrorless camera, it’s an ideal travel companion for versatile photographers, featuring a f/1.8 maximum aperture for beautiful bokeh, 2.62 ft. minimum focusing distance, it covers your portrait, macro, low-light and video needs with outstanding image quality. Continue reading “Yongnuo Unveils the YN 85mm f/1.8R DF DSN Lens for Canon RF Mount”

Canon Announces RF 14-35mm f/4L IS USM Lens

Canon has updated its RF lenses with the 14-35mm F4L IS USM which is the widest RF lens to date.

The RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM lens comes with a fixed f/4 aperture, 5.5-stop optical image stabilisation, UD elements and a focal length perfect for landscape photography.

The US price is $1,699, and it is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. Shipping will start August 2021.

RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM Key Features:

  • High quality, ultra-wide 14-35mm focal length
  • Fixed f/4 aperture for shooting in low-light conditions
  • Three aspherical and three UD elements, one which is both UD and aspherical, ensure the highest resolution from edge to edge of the image
  • 5.5-stop optical image stabilisation or 7-stops when used with a camera with in-body image stabilisation (IBIS)
  • Nano USM motor for fast, smooth, quiet operation ideal for video
  • Control Ring – giving direct control over Tv/Av/ISO settings
  • Minimum focusing distance of 0.2m with 0.38x magnification
  • SWC (Sub Wavelength structure Coating) and ASC (Air Sphere Coating) prevents flare and ghosting

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Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 and RF 70-400mm f/5.6-7.1 IS USM Lenses to be Announced Soon

Canon is rumored to announce the RF 16mm f/2.8 and RF 70-400mm f/5.6-7.1 IS USM Lenses Soon.

Although the , which we have reported before, is on the roadmap of the company, we are encountering these lenses for the first time.

In addition to the RF 14-35mm f/4L IS USM lens, Canon will allegedly announce these two RF lenses in the near future. Continue reading “Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 and RF 70-400mm f/5.6-7.1 IS USM Lenses to be Announced Soon”

Canon Patents for RF 24mm f/1.2, RF 28mm f/1.2 and RF 35mm f/1.2 Lenses

Here are several new Canon patents application that shows optical formulas for three fast prime lenses. These Canon lenses are the RF 35mm f/1.2L, 35mm f/1.4L, 28mm f/1.2L and 24mm f/1.2L.

We think these patents might well go into production. All products are designed to use on Canon’s full frame mirrorless camera system. Both the Canon EOS R5 and the EOS R6 are super hot selling mirrorless cameras on the market. Canon EOS R5 in stock.

Here are the details of the Canon Patents for RF 24mm f/1.2, RF 28mm f/1.2 and RF 35mm f/1.2 Lenses. Continue reading “Canon Patents for RF 24mm f/1.2, RF 28mm f/1.2 and RF 35mm f/1.2 Lenses”