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Canon Lens Rumors

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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Canon Officially Announces the EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM

By Canon Rumors | April 5, 2017

Preorder the Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM $349: B&H Photo | Amazon | MPEX New Compact and Lightweight EF-S Macro Lens Opens Up a World of Photographic Possibilities and Helps Capture Close Subjects with Incredible Detail MELVILLE, N.Y., April 6, 2017 – Compact and lightweight, the new Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM, Read more…

Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM Pricing & Another Image

By Canon Rumors | April 5, 2017

According to Nokishita, the Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro  IS STM will cost around 50,000 yen, which directly converts to about about $450 USD. The Yen pricing tends to be higher than the actual price in North America, so perhaps we can expect a $399 price tag? I’m guessing on the price, but we don’t Read more…

Patent: Using Aluminum To Reduce Flare in DO Lens Elements

By Canon Rumors | April 5, 2017

We continuously see new patents for diffractive optics lenses, something Canon continues to work and that we’ll see in a new EF 600mm f/4 DO IS sometime in the future (Photokina 2018 perhaps?). This latest patent selectively uses aluminum to reduce light scattering or flare in diffractive lens elements. Keith at Northlight Images, who is Read more…

Canon Working on New Lens Technology

By Canon Rumors | March 31, 2017

Focus Numerique had the opportunity to interview Canon executives about all things lenses at the Utsunomiya L lens factory in Japan and gave us a little bit of information about new lens technology coming. From the interview:  French: Sans pouvoir vous en dire plus, nous sommes en train de développer une nouvelle technologie qui apportera une réelle valeur Read more…

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