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Canon Lens Rumors

Canon Officially Discontinues Three Lenses

By Canon Rumors | May 15, 2017

According to TDP, Canon Japan has officially discontinued three lenses in the EF lineup. Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS (Replaced by the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II) Canon EF 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS USM (Replaced by the EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II USM) Canon EF 70-300 f/4-5.6 IS DO USM (No direct replacement) We haven’t heard Read more…

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Canon in Active Development of EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS [CR2]

By Canon Rumors | May 13, 2017

We’re told that Canon continues active development of an EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS. At the time of the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II development, there were prototypes with IS being tested alongside the non-IS version that was eventually released. We’re told the previous development of an EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS raised concerns about weight and size Read more…

Canon Continues to Develop Supertelephoto Zoom

By Canon Rumors | May 5, 2017

Back in 2016 we had heard a few times that Canon would be introducing a new supertelephoto zoom, something like an EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS. This is the type of lens segment that is dominated by Sigma and Tamron, as Canon’s longest “affordable” zoom is the EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II. Since the start of Read more…

The Canon 300mm f/1.8, a Lens We Didn’t Know Existed

By Canon Rumors | April 28, 2017

PetaPixel has posted a nice piece about a Canon PE 300mm f/1.8 with an EF mount. We have to admit that we had no idea such a lens existed and it may be even rarer than the EF 1200mm f/5.6L. Apparently there are only 4 known copies of the Canon 300mm f/1.8 and the lens Read more…

The Next Lens from Canon & NAB Announcements

By Canon Rumors | April 8, 2017

The next EF lens announcement from Canon will be for the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS. We originally reported on this lens back in November and unfortunately eately we don’t have any more information to report. We’re thinking the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS will be announced some time in Q2/early Q3 but we hope to nail down Read more…

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