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Canon Unveils the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS Lenses – Photography Article

Canon’s stable of RF full-frame mirrorless lenses just grew by two members. The company just announced the new RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS, two lenses that “further cement the company’s commitment to” its full-frame mirrorless system, Canon says. RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM The new RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS USM is Canon’s first f/2.8 wide zoom lens that packs image stabilization (IS). It features 5 stops of stabilization, edge-to-edge sharpness, a control ring, and drip and…

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Testing the New Canon RF 24-240mm Over Three Weeks in Pakistan – Photography Article

I can’t even begin to describe how excited I was about trying out the new Canon RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS. Full disclosure: I’m a Canon Ambassador and two months before it hit the shelves, I was sent the lens for testing. This review reflects my personal experiences and opinion. It’s about using the lens daily in a challenging environment. I’ve intentionally left out technical details since these have no bearing on my work. Canon EOS R with 24-240mm at 24mm…

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Canon Designed a 50-80mm f/1.1 Lens – Photography Article

Canon is apparently hard at work developing some never-before-seen lenses. A newly published patent shows that the camera company has at least toyed with the idea of a crazy 50-80mm f/1.1 lens. First spotted by Northlight Images, the patent (US20190243111) shows designs for a number of ultra-fast 50-80mm zoom lenses, including a f/1.8, f/1.6, f/1.4, f/1.2, and f/1.1. Canon has offered an f/1.0 lens before in the rare 50mm f/1.0, but offering a fixed f/1.1 aperture on a zoom lens…

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Canon to Release RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and 24-70mm f/2.8L IS this Month – Photography Article

Canon announced the development of the so-called “holy trinity” of zoom lenses for the RF mount back in February, and it looks like they’re about ready to release two of the three. According to the latest rumors out of Japan, the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS will both be available for pre-order later this month. The report comes from the ever-reliable Nokishita, who tweeted that both lenses “have been added to Canon’s latest product list” and…

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Lensbaby Expands Its Creative Lenses to Canon RF and Nikon Z Mounts – Photography Article

Lensbaby has launched new Canon RF and Nikon Z mount versions of a number of its popular creative effect lenses. Attention all Nikon Z & Canon R shooters! You can now add the creative power of Lensbaby to your mirrorless camera. We’re making many of our most popular lenses in your native mounts. https://t.co/ndwZ4DzWUH #lensbaby pic.twitter.com/CC6a0FP6G6 — Lensbaby (@SeeInANewWay) July 30, 2019 Instead of having to use a lens adapter, photographers will now be able to mount the Trio 28mm…

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Venus Optics Brings 15mm f/2 and 10-18mm Lenses to Canon RF and Nikon Z – Photography Article

Chinese lens maker Venus Optics is bringing two of its ultra-wide angle lenses to Canon and Nikon’s full-frame mirrorless systems. The Laowa 15mm f/2 Zero-D, which is now available for both the Canon RF and Nikon Z mounts, and the Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 Zoom, which will only be released for the Nikon Z system. Venus Optics made a name for itself with its “Zero-D” line of ultra-wide lenses with minimal distortion, and now the brand is trying to expand its…

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This is Why RF Lenses Are ‘Outstanding’ – Photography Article

Canon made this 4.5-minute video explaining the technology of its new RF lens mount for full-frame mirrorless cameras. “[W]hat makes these lenses so outstanding?” Canon writes. “This video introduces the innovative features of RF lenses that open up new possibilities in photographic expression.” Canon says that RF lenses are superior to conventional lenses when it comes to minimizing aberrations caused by refraction, especially at the outer edges of photos. If the “back focus” distance between a lens’ rear element and…

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