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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #45 on: August 01, 2012, 06:45:22 PM »
"- Hey, Joe, I've been thinking... What if we made a 135 f/1.8L IS? Think it would sell?
- Hm, dunno... What if we checked it out by spreading some fake pics around so we can have an idea if it's worth making?
- Interesting, but... Do you really think it would work?
- Well, it worked last time, didn't it?"

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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #45 on: August 01, 2012, 06:45:22 PM »

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Re: Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #46 on: August 01, 2012, 06:47:19 PM »
Definitely looks like a 'shopped 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro.

They moved the "Canon badge" into the area where the tripod ring goes (note the badge is much wider than it needs to be, as if the word "Macro" had been removed) and then moved the distance scale (it's not from the 100 macro, though) to where the badge had been.  They also shortened the area between the focus ring and the red ring.

My thoughts exactly. the lettering on the edge is not rounded well. The perspective on it is a bit off.

However if real; thats another $2200 lens that Canon will be happy to sell you... the good news... maybe some dudes will fleabay their Mk.1's and we can get them at nice prices...
I would pay 2200 for that in a heartbeat especially if iq follows recent trends I'm definately gonna hold off on dropping 6k on a 200 f2L and see where this goes
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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #47 on: August 01, 2012, 07:45:39 PM »
There may well be a 135 f/1.8IS in Canon's future, but this mischievous mash-up is definitely not it.

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Re: Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #48 on: August 01, 2012, 07:48:14 PM »
OH DEAR ME
If you could read Chinese (I know that's something difficult, sorry) you would find out that it is just a PS work and the author has no intention to deny that...

This is what I love/hate about this forum. we get nearly two pages of speculation before someone does a fact check and then even after that, we get more than a page of additional speculation. This thread will probably go on for another several pages despite the translation.
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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #49 on: August 01, 2012, 08:16:08 PM »
It is 100% fake.

The photoshopper never focused on the current font printed on the front ring of the lens. It is Frutiger series, not Arial-like.
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Re: Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #50 on: August 01, 2012, 11:25:21 PM »
Definitely looks like a 'shopped 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro.

They moved the "Canon badge" into the area where the tripod ring goes (note the badge is much wider than it needs to be, as if the word "Macro" had been removed) and then moved the distance scale (it's not from the 100 macro, though) to where the badge had been.  They also shortened the area between the focus ring and the red ring.

My thoughts exactly. the lettering on the edge is not rounded well. The perspective on it is a bit off.

However if real; thats another $2200 lens that Canon will be happy to sell you... the good news... maybe some dudes will fleabay their Mk.1's and we can get them at nice prices...
I would pay 2200 for that in a heartbeat especially if iq follows recent trends I'm definately gonna hold off on dropping 6k on a 200 f2L and see where this goes


regarding the 200L IS - you will not regret it - I always have it on my backpack.
and if this 135 IS is true - count me in canon.

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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #51 on: August 01, 2012, 11:49:41 PM »
This would make it difficult to choose between the 85 look and a new 135. But i need to forget about those lenses as my 70-200LII is very sharp and renders color so very nicely, I don't think i really need the 135 or 85 and i have had both! My current lenses seem to do well for me. I may even sell my 24-70. I have loved and sold but my style changes and i think its ok to rotate the lenses from time to time.
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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #51 on: August 01, 2012, 11:49:41 PM »

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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #52 on: August 02, 2012, 12:15:09 AM »
The 135 is due for a mkII version - it is no longer the dominant short telephoto it used to be - the 70-200 f/2.8 II is nearly as good.

I have had my 135 for some time and used it so much, but the new lens technology/coatings have meant the new lens have got very close.

I dont want it to grow - the compact size and black body have made it ideal for street photography.

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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #53 on: August 02, 2012, 12:47:27 AM »
It is 100% fake.

The photoshopper never focused on the current font printed on the front ring of the lens. It is Frutiger series, not Arial-like.

More importantly, Canon is no longer putting the lens info around the outside of the lens.  Check out their most recent EF lenses.



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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #54 on: August 02, 2012, 12:51:42 AM »
Wish it was true. Would be nice to have a 135 f/1.4 even if it weighed 2kg.
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Re: Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #55 on: August 02, 2012, 12:54:30 AM »
Definitely looks like a 'shopped 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro.

They moved the "Canon badge" into the area where the tripod ring goes (note the badge is much wider than it needs to be, as if the word "Macro" had been removed) and then moved the distance scale (it's not from the 100 macro, though) to where the badge had been.  They also shortened the area between the focus ring and the red ring.


I remember when everyone called "fake" on the leaked 24-70mm II images as well and it turned out to be real, so I'm reserving judgment at this point and hoping for the best. This is sure to be an excellent seller for Canon if it is indeed real and I know I'll be one the first in line to purchase one.
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Re: Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #56 on: August 02, 2012, 06:12:54 AM »
Definitely looks like a 'shopped 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro.

They moved the "Canon badge" into the area where the tripod ring goes (note the badge is much wider than it needs to be, as if the word "Macro" had been removed) and then moved the distance scale (it's not from the 100 macro, though) to where the badge had been.  They also shortened the area between the focus ring and the red ring.


I remember when everyone called "fake" on the leaked 24-70mm II images as well and it turned out to be real, so I'm reserving judgment at this point and hoping for the best. This is sure to be an excellent seller for Canon if it is indeed real and I know I'll be one the first in line to purchase one.

No you would definitely not get it... I'll make some translation for you.
I've checked out the post from xitek forum that mentioned "135 f/1.8L IS", and...
Here's my opinion:
This is a PS work, if you could read Chinese you would know that.
1. You may find something wrong around the minimum focusing distance, for that "0.8m" was developed from a "0.3m" mark (from new 24-70 possibly?). Several replys in that post pointed out that 0.3m may produce a image that more than 1:1 when shooting macro and suggested that author fix that "bug" in his image:
"最近对焦0.3米?哈哈" = "0.3m closest? LOL"
"介不系人像头,介系超微距" = "This would be a macro photography lens rahter then a portrait lens LOL"
2. Another reply from "F6010" suggest the author add some details on that lens and the author did change his work.
"请LZ参照135L的对焦尺改一下吧,顺道把景深标记也加上 原来的对焦环有点像35L的" = "You may alter the Distance and DoF scale in a way like 135 f/2L, your original work seems like a 35 f/1.4L"


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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #57 on: August 02, 2012, 06:34:30 AM »
My guess is fake.  ...and if you look at the autofocus range switch the leftmost position is labeled "fake".

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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #57 on: August 02, 2012, 06:34:30 AM »

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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #58 on: August 02, 2012, 06:37:11 AM »
Guys, leave it... :)
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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #59 on: August 02, 2012, 06:38:22 AM »
My mistake... The larger view clearly says full.  The smaller image fooled me.

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Re: *UPDATE* Canon EF 135 f/1.8L IS
« Reply #59 on: August 02, 2012, 06:38:22 AM »