Canon Lens Rumors

This is likely Canon’s lens roadmap for 2020

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Nokishita has released a list of lenses to expect from Canon in 2020. Some we knew about, but a couple are new.

Canon lenses coming in 2020

I can add to this information that both the RF 600mm f/11 IS STM and RF 800mm f/11 IS STM will be DO lenses as well.

Mark3794

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An ultra compact diffractive 800mm, with a 72mm front element? Yes, please.
 
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Joules

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Seems like they are rounding out the budget oriented options for RF. And what a way to do it. Do making a comeback... as an entry level telephoto option. It sure makes sense to push the boundary in that direction. But f/11 is hard to swallow. The size will be intriguing.

Also: A non L 50 mm lens! Can they make certain someone happy or will it be another tease? :ROFLMAO:
 
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tpatana

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F11. Interesting. So DPAF doesn't need similar amount of light as PDAF?

Also, what shooting usually needs that long and has enough light for F11? Outdoor motorsports?
 
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blackcoffee17

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Canon seems to be really bold these days, which i like.

Imagine an under 1kg 800mm lens. Could be great for hiking and travelling and used in decent light.
 
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derpderp

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Where is my 24mm / 35mm F1.2? Where is the 70-135mm F2? WHERE ARE ALL MY L LENSES?!?!?!
 
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Joules

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On another note, if entry level telephoto means living with f/11, 20 MP on the R6 certainly begins to make sense. At 26 or 30 MP you're already scratching at or shooting beyond the diffraction limit. The stuff Canon is putting out here appears very much uncharacteristic for them to me. But it is exciting to know these pricings.

With some announcements rumored to come this month, ahead of the body announcements in July, can we expect to hear more about these lenses soon?
 

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F11? It seems really........wierd. is it perhaps a comment on the performance of the new sensors? I mean. Even if the AF can work at f11 you would basically NEVER have enough light to shoot at f11 at that focal length. At least not for wildlife. Unless the new sensors are a major step above what we are used to.
 
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dancan

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Well, every extension of the RF setup is welcome! Personally I would really like to see new TS-E lenses like a new 17mm and finally the 35mm.
I know I have to wait...............wait...............wait...........
 
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f11... Really?

I know narrower apertures are not as much of a problem with these bodies, but come on!
 
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Joules

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Even if the AF can work at f11 you would basically NEVER have enough light to shoot at f11 at that focal length. At least not for wildlife.
I don't know. There are people who use lenses like the 100-300mm 4.0-5.6 or 100-400mm 4.0-6.3 Panasonic lenses. These primes are equivalent on the long end in terms of field of view and noise.

Obviously there will be compromises, but there is a market for compact-is telephoto equipment and the STM might indicate rather competitive pricing. And being primes could also allow for decent optical performance as long as one is aware of the sharpness compromise when used on anything but an R6.
 
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SecureGSM

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Or very, very still wildlife in moderate light :)
sunny 16 rule:

ISO 100, 1/100s, f/16 or ISO 100, 1/200, f/11, or ISO 600, 1/1200s, f/11, or ISO1000, 1/2000s, f/11 its DO as well. for Daylight Only?
 
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brad-man

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I don't know about f/11, but I'm all in for the RF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM . I've been waiting for this one.
 
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stefang

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f/11 makes a lot of sense considering the Panasonic 100-400 4-6.3 that's very popular in the micro43 world. It's comparable to a 200-800 8-12.6 in FF. It could make the argument of choosing micro43 for its tiny lenses obsolete.
 
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