Not so fast everyone. I for one although against the first iteration of mirrorless cameras would welcome DO lenses.
But, and there is a big but, we have to see if Canon can reduce the weight in relation to the new version III teles. The new 600 III weighs 3.05Kg and I would like
to remind you that the 600mm DO f/4 prototype introduced about 2 years ago weighted 3.2Kg!
So they must be able to go significantly lower than 3.05Kg for a 600 DO III to offer something useful.
Sorry canon but that would suck, we want EF DO big whites. Or worst case make them and deliver for both.
One more time: They have already done that in version III 400mm and 600mm EF lenses. At least the 600 III case has been discussed a lot beforeThis is one the big advantages of a DO lens that seem to get lost in the conversation. Everyone seems to just focuses on the weight.
I own a 600 f4 v2 and a 300 2.8v2, the new offerings give me nothing that I don’t already have, if a 600do comes out those of us with version 2’s and 3’s of the telephotos will not be rushing out to get rid of or replace our gear. Sure a couple pounds lighter might be nice, but put yourself on a diet and you just shaved a few pounds off. It always fascinates me when people talk about weight of a lens and camera and talk about a few pounds being heavy. I mean are you really that weak or just that much of a bourgeoisie ? I know we all love tech but guess what, tech doesn’t always matter, a t5i and a 100-400 in the right hands will yield better results that a 1d and a 600 in the rookies hands. Yes this is a bit of a negative rant which a few will read but, at the end of the day I and many professionals will not be trading out our 1ds for a long time. If camera history has taught us anything the first few cycles of new bodies are not worth purchasing. I’ll take a heavier and more ergonomic friendly 1d series of that trash eosr with a ring on a lens and no joystick and one turn wheel and a apple Touch Bar and some goofy button layout any day. I love canon and I have given them lots of money and there are many DSLR users like me that will use the DSLR setup for many years to come. DSLR death will not be fast, and why replace what is near perfection. End of my rant
no. i want them in RF mount. Smaller, lighter, good IQ. And "mirrorfree all the way."
EF = dinosaurs, soon extinct.
I suspect that ultimately, this will be a game of dollars.Just wondering if you have indeed contacted Canon thru their website or other means and let them know. You do understand that this site has no connection with Canon, I hope.
If people really want to let Canon know their opinion, they can. This is not the place. I wonder how many folks here actually contact Canon with their complaints. It would be interesting to know.
One more time: They have already done that in version III 400mm and 600mm EF lenses. At leat the 600 III case has been discussed a lot befo
Here is a Canon link:
And a picture from that link:
Because, you know, reducing the FFD makes super telephoto lenses WAY WAY smaller and lighter, and vastly improves theirimage quality. You know, like how all Sony FE telephoto lenses are way smaller, lighter, and render way better image quality than EF telephoto lenses.