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”

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”

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS & RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lenses Announced

Canon today officially the new  RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS for Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras.

The price for RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens is $2,699.00, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon, shipping in November. The price for RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS lens is $2,999, now available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon, shipping in December.
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Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM, RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS Lenses Images & Specs

Canon will announce the RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS lenses soon. Here are the first images and specs of these two upcoming Canon Rf lenses.

With the 70-200mm telephoto zoom the Canon RF lens holy trinity will be completed.

The “holy trinity” RF mount lenses consists of  RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM LensRF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS and RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS. Continue reading “Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM, RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS Lenses Images & Specs”

Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM & RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS Lenses to be Announced Soon

Canon will allegedly announce RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM and RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS lenses soon. With the 70-200mm telephoto zoom the Canon RF lens holy trinity will be completed.

The “holy trinity” RF mount lenses consists of  RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM LensRF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS and RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS.

The release date for both lenses are expected in December, 2019. See also Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2020

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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 Lens Roadmap 2020

Here is the latest Canon RF mount lens roadmap for 2020 and 2021 that has been shown to selected photographers. Canon’s plan is to release between 6 to 8 new RF mount lenses in 2020.

Canon has already announced f/2.8 zoom lenses, so it is time for the company to release some cheap and light f/4 zoom lenses. Canon will also release at least one “crazy look-what-we-can-do” lens (like RF 50mm f/1.2 L USM) in 2020. There will also be at least one fast L prime and some non-L lenses in 2020.  Continue reading “Canon RF Lens Roadmap 2020”

Canon RF 15-35, 24-70, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Lenses to be Released in July

Canon is rumored to release the “holy trinity” RF mount lenses by the end of July. The products in question are the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM LensRF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS and RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS lenses.  Continue reading “Canon RF 15-35, 24-70, 70-200mm f/2.8L IS Lenses to be Released in July”

Canon EOS R Pro, New EOS R Bodies & Compact RF Lenses in the Works

According to the interview with the Canon senior engineers, the Canon EOS R PRO full frame mirrorless camera and RF lenses in development.

The highlights from the Canon interview covers EOS R PRO camera, new and different type of EOS R bodies and upcoming compact RF lenses.

EOS RP $1299 at B&HAdoramaAmazon Continue reading “Canon EOS R Pro, New EOS R Bodies & Compact RF Lenses in the Works”