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”

Comparison: RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS

Along with the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon) announcement, Canon USA also posted a comparison article between the RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS. As you know the “DS” version lens will be announced in later 2019.

The “DS” designation stands for Defocus Smoothing. It is a fixed focal length, 85mm lens which takes the idea of beautiful, soft backgrounds, or “bokeh,” and pushes the concept even further. Continue reading “Comparison: RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Vs. RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS”

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens Price, Availability, Specifications

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens is a short-telephoto glass that provides the ideal focal length for portraits and a flattering perspective for faces.

The RF 85MM f/1.2L USM is one of Canon’s fastest aperture autofocus lenses for its full-frame mirrorless range of cameras. When coupled with the short telephoto length and Dual Pixel CMOS AF, the fast f/1.2 aperture creates stunning shallow depth of field, bokeh and background separation.

The fast prime optic will start shipping from June 20th, 2019. The US price for this lens is $2,699.00 and available for pre-order at B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon. Continue reading “Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens Price, Availability, Specifications”

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 RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens to be Announced in May, 2019

The Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM lens is rumored to be announced in May 2019. This will be the non-DS version of the two rumored 85mm mirrorless lenses.

The lens is already in development, as Canon rumored to announce two more mirrorless lenses in RF-series by the end of 2019 to early 2020.

EOS R is the first camera to feature the RF lens mount with a 12-pin connection, flange back distance of 20mm and a wide 54mm mount diameter enabling even greater flexibility in lens design.

Check out the six new Canon RF lenses currently under development : Continue reading “Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM Lens to be Announced in May, 2019”

Rumors: Two More Canon RF Lenses Coming by the End of 2019

In addition to the 6 new RF lenses, Canon is rumored to announce two more mirrorless lenses in RF-series by the end of 2019 to early 2020.

According to the latest reports, the two new Canon RF lenses can be one of the following four candidates. Check it out!

Continue reading “Rumors: Two More Canon RF Lenses Coming by the End of 2019”

Canon Announces the Development of Six New RF Lenses

Along with the new Canon EOS RP (B&HAdoramaAmazon.) full frame mirrorless camera, Canon also announced the development of six RF lenses: RF 85mm F1.2 L USM, RF 85mm F1.2 L USM DS, RF 24-70mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 15-35mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM, RF 24-240mm F4-6.3 IS USM.

Pricing and specs are not yet announced. These six new RF lenses expected to be released in later 2019. Continue reading “Canon Announces the Development of Six New RF Lenses”

Canon EOS RP Specifications and Images

Here are the first leaked images and specifications of entry-level Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera.

The official announcement will happen on February 14th. In addition to the new Canon EOS RP entry level full-frame mirrorless camera, Canon will also announce at least 5 new RF-mount full-frame mirrorless lenses. Check out the Canon EOS RP Specifications and Images. Continue reading “Canon EOS RP Specifications and Images”

Canon to Announce RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS, RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS, RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS, RF 85mm f/1.2L, RF 24-240 Lenses

In addition to the entry-level Canon EOS RP full frame mirrorless camera, Canon to announce RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS, RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS, RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS, RF 85mm f/1.2L, RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM lenses.

Actually the official announcement is expected to bring 8 new Canon RF lenses. 3 of the lenses could be the development announcement for 2019 such as RF 90mm f/2.8L Macro and RF 16-35mm f/2.8L.

Check out the updated Canon EOS RP specifications. Here are the 5 new Canon RF lenses. Continue reading “Canon to Announce RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS, RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS, RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS, RF 85mm f/1.2L, RF 24-240 Lenses”