This is the Canon RF lens roadmap

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This is the Canon RF lens roadmap for the next couple of years. I will be updating this list as new information comes in.
Canon RF Tilt-Shift Lenses:

Canon TS-R 14mm f/4L
Canon TS-R 24mm f/3.5L

These lenses will be the first tilt-shift lenses to have autofocus.
Canon RF Zoom Lenses:

Canon RF 10-24mm f/4L USM
Canon RF 14-35mm f/4L IS USM (Announced June 29, 2021)
Canon RF 18-45mm f/4-5.6 IS STM
Canon RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM (Announced November 4, 2020)
Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-7.1 IS USM (Rumored)

Canon RF Prime Lenses:

Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 (Rumored)
Canon RF 35mm f/1.2L USM
Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM...

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IcyBergs

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Most anticipated of this list for me would be the 14-35 f4 IS.

Biggest question in my mind is price and color of the 100-400 with the 7.1 at the long end, I think it's reasonable to debate whether or not that'll be a "L" lens. Either way though I'd hope to see a modest price tag.
 
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VICYASA

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Can someone explain to the
  • Canon RF 24mm f/1.8 IS STM Macro
What would this lens be best used for and what types of shot will this lens be effective for? Portraits up close? Landscape? Macro of flowers and bugs? Please help. want to learn about lenses and uses and how this in future could be paired with r5 camera.Thanks
 

edoorn

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Dissapointed that they don't plan an 85mm 1.4. 85mm f2 doesn't seem as sharp and 1.2 is too expensive, loud and large :/
I don't know where you have that information from, but the 85 F/2 is very sharp wide open (in fact, about as sharp as the 85 EF 1.4 at f/2; I did a test since I have both of these lenses).

There's always room for an RF 1.4 version of course but I can imagine that for now they spend their resources and address other focal lengths.
 

SUNDOG04

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Still holding out hope for a 24-70F4 L IS!

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Me too. I prefer landscape and outdoors photography. An f2.8 is too expensive, and I don’t need the weight. Had I been in the mirrorless market right now, I would be getting a Z6 II as that with the Nikkor S f4 is just $100 more than just the R6 body. Of course many other considerations.
 

privatebydesign

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The 1200mm f8 is interesting, I wonder what, if anything, it will offer over the 600 f4 and tc? I’d expect it to be a very hard sell given its price which I would estimate to be close to breaking the $20,000 barrier.
 

Marximusprime

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I like the idea of the 24 1.8. I'll probably buy that and sell the 35, because in crop mode on the R5 that'll give me about 38mm.
 

bbasiaga

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Me too. I prefer landscape and outdoors photography. An f2.8 is too expensive, and I don’t need the weight. Had I been in the mirrorless market right now, I would be getting a Z6 II as that with the Nikkor S f4 is just $100 more than just the R6 body. Of course many other considerations.
The EF 24-70f4L IS is still pretty compact and affordable even with the adapter. So there is always that to fall back on if they wait a while to put out an RF version. Although the 24-104 F4 L RF lens is pretty small and well reviewed. So we have options, which is good.

-Brian
 

privatebydesign

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It can take 1.4x or 2.0x teleconverter. ;)
The biggest issue I have had with extreme telephotos has been atmospheric interference. It isn’t that difficult to get crazy magnification, you can stack EF TC’s if not RF TC’s, but getting clear enough air between you and the subject can be impossibly difficult.