Bad news: The Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM has been pushed into 2023

I don't understand why they have not released it yet. Both Sony and Nikon have plenty of options around this focal length. Sony has an f1.2, f1.4 and an f1.8. Then they also have a 40mm f2.5. All very good. And these are just the native lenses. Then Sigma and Tamron has several offerings around this focal length as well.

Personally I don't care about f1.2. I want an f1.4 that is under 100mm long and weigh around 500 grams. Similar to the new Sony GM 35mm f1.4. Do you guys think we will ever see one like that on the RF mount?
 
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I want an f1.4 that is under 100mm long and weigh around 500 grams. Similar to the new Sony GM 35mm f1.4. Do you guys think we will ever see one like that on the RF mount?

IMO it makes sense to wait for a 35mm f/1.2, because there's already a 50mm f/1.2.
But IMO it doesn't make much sense to wait for a 35mm f/1.4, because there aren't any f/1.4 RF lenses at all.
 
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I don't understand why they have not released it yet. Both Sony and Nikon have plenty of options around this focal length. Sony has an f1.2, f1.4 and an f1.8. Then they also have a 40mm f2.5. All very good. And these are just the native lenses. Then Sigma and Tamron has several offerings around this focal length as well.

Personally I don't care about f1.2. I want an f1.4 that is under 100mm long and weigh around 500 grams. Similar to the new Sony GM 35mm f1.4. Do you guys think we will ever see one like that on the RF mount?
Sony doesn’t have a 35mm f1.2 GM (hopefully they make one though), they have the f1.4 GM and a 35mm f1.8. Its Sigma that have the 35mm f1.2 and f1.4 Arts and then a 35mm f2 I series.
 
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What is taking so long Canon? I've been traveling a lot with my EF 35L2, and it doesn't quite have the same sharpness of my RF lenses.
It does seem to be taking Canon a while. Worth noting that the 35L II is one of the most recent EF lenses (only 8 were released later) so it’s arguably less in need of an update.

Canon is roughly holding to their schedule of ~8 new RF lenses per year. They’re at four so far this year, so likely 3-4 more will come out. Seems the 200-500/4 will be one of them, and if there’s a fancy new TC alongside it that will be another (as Canon counts things). But maybe this is the year for an RF 35L.
 
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This is a lens I am interested in but will likely be priced out of, and would prefer a smaller, lighter, f/1.4 version instead. Does anyone have an appreciation for what the size of this lens might be? The EF 35/1.4 II is on the large side, and with the RF adapter it's even larger, so I have pretty much zero desire to use it as a lens that I find best for general walkaround and home use. Could this lens be smaller than the 50/1.2? I'm imagining something the size of the 14-35.
 
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Does anyone have an appreciation for what the size of this lens might be? I'm imagining something the size of the 14-35.
The previous page has a few theories posted.

 
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The EF 35/1.4 II is on the large side, and with the RF adapter it's even larger, so I have pretty much zero desire to use it as a lens that I find best for general walkaround and home use. Could this lens be smaller than the 50/1.2? I'm imagining something the size of the 14-35.
This is the class of lens that can be far smaller on a mirrorless than on an SLR. Look at the size of the Leica 35/1.4 ASPH, for instance. I shot with that on my R for a couple years but finally sold it. And even though the ASPH was small, it replaced another that was far smaller yet. The Canon lens doesn't have to be longer than that, but will be fatter due to autofocus.
 
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