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 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”

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!

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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”