January 23, 2017, 02:22:36 AM

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ahsanford

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This is one of those Onion stories where you just needed to see the title.

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raptor3x

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In other news, Sony working on nothing but 50mm prime lenses.
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Ahsanford, Canon is doing you a favor and keeping you alive.  If the ahsanford special 50 prime is produced, he'll either keel over in shock or have a lot less to live for!   ;D

Jopa

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I fixed it for ya.

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Love it.

ahsanford

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I fixed it for ya.

That Otus is internal focusing, which I am fond of. 

But I hear the autofocus is missing something... like the existence of autofocus.   I know, I know, I'm so picky.
 
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As Micktholamew Jaggereth said, circa 1820. 

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Jopa

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I fixed it for ya.

That Otus is internal focusing, which I am fond of. 

But I hear the autofocus is missing something... like the existence of autofocus.   I know, I know, I'm so picky.
 
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That's a Canotus 50 f/1.19. A pinnacle of the L glass, which you can tell by the thick red ring. It has blazing fast manual-assisted AF and 100 stops of IS*. The future is now - hope you'll enjoy! :)

* If mounted on a tripod

ahsanford

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After the EF-S 18-55 L lens, anything is possible.

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Re: Confirmed: Canon presently working on everything except a 50mm prime [CR9]
« Reply #10 on: January 10, 2017, 09:36:38 PM »
The 50mm prime is done, and they are waiting for Nikon to announce one first.

Ladislav

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Re: Confirmed: Canon presently working on everything except a 50mm prime [CR9]
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2017, 08:29:42 AM »
I would prefer 50/2.8 TS-E L  ::)
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Re: Confirmed: Canon presently working on everything except a 50mm prime [CR9]
« Reply #11 on: January 11, 2017, 08:29:42 AM »