Canon Patents

As soon as I read this patent, I immediately thought of someone. The Canon Rumors community knows who I’m talking about. This patent covers the Read more…

Canon Patents

Canon adds another patent application for apodization filtered lenses, this time for; 135/2.0 400/2.8 185/3.5 I’m not sure about the utility or expense of a 400/2.8 Read more…

Canon Patents

Canon has applied for a patent on some apodization lenses for the EF mount.  The following lens embodiments are included in the patent application; 50mm Read more…

Canon Patents

Canon has filed a patent for an EF 135mm f/2L optical formula with apodization filters. From Wikipedia (Via TDP): Apodization is an optical filtering technique, and its Read more…

Canon Patents

New lens patents A new patent showing two lenses, the 135 f/2.8 and 180 f/3.5 has appeared. The interesting part of these patents is something Read more…

Canon Patents

Northlight has uncovered a USPTO patent that showcases various optical formulas for apodization lenses. It appears one of the embodiments fits the recently announced Canon Read more…

Canon Patents

The 45mm and 90mm tilt-shift lens have yet to be replaced years after the TS-E 17mm f/4L & TS-E 24mm f/3.5L II were released. A lot Read more…

Canon Lens Rumors

It appears Canon has trademarked “DS” or defocus smoothing and that the feature will appear in an upcoming Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS. It Read more…

Canon Lens Rumors

A couple of weeks ago, we posted that there would be a new EF 135mm f/2L coming in 2017. After speaking to a few people, Read more…