Olympus filed a new patent for a wide angle zoom lens in Japan. The patent application describes a Olympus 8-24mm f/4 lens designed for Micro Four Thirds system mirrorless cameras.
Olympus 8-24mm f/4 will also be a pro-grade constant aperture lens for enthusiasts and professional photographers that need an ultra wide-angle zoom lens. It will be equivalent of 16-48mm in 35mm terms.
If becomes in mass production this Olympus 8-24mm f/4 lens would be an ideal choice for travel and landscape photography.
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Canon recently registered a new RF mount superzoom lens. The patent application describes the Canon RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 lens.
The Canon RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 lens will be a consumer oriented lens for the company’s full frame EOS R system. Canon previously filed several RF superzoom lens patents. These lenses are the Canon RF 24-170mm f/4 Lens, Canon RF 28-135mm f/4 Lens, Canon RF 28-280mm f/2.8 Lens. Continue reading “New Patent : Canon RF 24-300mm f/4-5.6 Lens”
Here are the latest Canon RF superzoom lens patents. The company recently registered several new RF mount superzoom lenses.
These lenses are RF 28-280mm f/2.8, RF 28-135mm f/4, RF 24-170mm f/4. The RF 28-280mm f/2.8 lens should be a very large and heavy lens if it is real. Check it out! Continue reading “Canon RF Superzoom Lens Patents: RF 28-280mm f/2.8, RF 28-135mm f/4, RF 24-170mm f/4”
Canon’s plans for exotic RF-mount lenses continues, with new designs for ultra-fast ultra wide-angle optics.
As a result the company filed patents for Canon RF 18mm f/1.0, Canon RF 18mm f/1.2 and Canon RF 25mm f/1.2 optics. Both lenses are not in Canon’s RF lens roadmap.
The Canon RF 18mm f/1.0 would be the company’s most extreme ultra-fast, ultra-wide lens. Check out the patent details below. Continue reading “Canon Working on RF 18mm f/1.0 and 25mm f/1.2 Lenses”
A new patent application that features a Canon RF 24-80mm f/4 lens discovered. Looks like Canon will come out with a f/4 set of zooms for the RF mount.
This would be a great focal range especially for standart zoom in Canon full frame mirrorless lens linup. Check out the Canon RF 24-80mm f/4 lens patent details below. Continue reading “Patent : Canon RF 24-80mm f/4 Lens”
Canon filed two new patents in USA and Japan. Both lens patents are RF mount ultra-wide zoom lenses. The patent application describes a RF 14-28mm f/2L USM lens which will be good companion for the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens.
The second one is RF 10-24mm f/4L USM lens or RF 12-24mm f/4L USM lens, similar to EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens. Continue reading “Canon Filed Patent for RF 14-28mm f/2 and RF 10-24mm f/4 Lenses”
Here is a Canon patent application for a RF 70-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens. Designed for Canon full frame mirrorless camera system, this lens is the EOS R version of the budget-friendly telephoto zoom for the consumer market.
According to latest rumors, this super telephoto zoom lens is expected to be announced in the first half of 2020. Continue reading “Canon RF 70-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM Lens Patent”
Canon has filed a new patent of a very fast constant aperture with 50-80mm focal range. The patent application is for Canon RF 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens that is designed for company’s full frame mirrorless cameras.
There were rumors floating around that Canon is working on some crazy RF lenses that could be announced in the near future. This patent from USPTO almost confirms that Canon may announce a new RF lens called RF 50-80mm f/1.1 lens. Continue reading “Patent: Canon RF 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens”
Canon has filed new patents in Japan. These applications are for three super telephoto prime lenses named as RF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens, RF 500mm f/4L IS USM Lens, and RF 600mm f/4L IS USM Lens.
We already know that the first super telephoto prime glass in RF-series lens lineup will be the RF 500mm f/4L. In the past, Canon tends to announce super telephoto prime lenses in pairs, so it is a possibility to expect another one like RF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens. Continue reading “Patents : Canon RF 400mm f/2.8L, RF 500mm f/4L, RF 600mm f/4L IS USM Lenses”
Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens and a new RF-series Macro optic is rumored to be announced in the beginning of 2020. Along with these two lenses, the Canon RF 135mm f/1.8L USM Lens also mentioned for early 2020 announcement.
Designed for Canon EOS R and EOS RP full frame mirrorless cameras, the new macro RF lens will be “first of its kind macro lens“, currently, there is not much info about this lens. Continue reading “Canon RF 24mm f/1.4L USM Lens and New RF Macro Coming in Early 2020”