Canon presents two new lenses for mirrorless cameras with an RF mount. One of them is classic zoom, but with compact dimensions, the other – bright portrait lens.
Two new lenses expand Canon's mirrorless "greenhouse" , which is still a bit poor. 70-200mm F2.8 is a new version of the popular telephoto lens that every manufacturer has in its offer. Relative to reflex models, it will be characterized by small dimensions and weight. The 85mm F1.2L USM DS is a portrait lens with high brightness.
Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM – a reporter lens
Once placed on the market in August this year lenses RF F2.8L 24-70mm IS USM and RF F2.8L 15-35mm IS USM model RF F2.8L 70-200mm IS USM completes a series of so-called. reportage "holy trinity" of Canon lenses with F2.8L light.Weighing around 1070 g and measuring 146 mm in the shortest position of the lens , it is about 28% lighter and 27 percent shorter than its EF series counterpart. The lightweight design gives you greater shooting freedom for longer, and the additional white thermal coating – used for the first time in an RF lens – means that the RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM will always operate at the highest level, regardless of harsh weather conditions. The RF 70-200 mm F2.8L IS USM is also the first Canon lens to support electronic focusing, which, using Dual Nano USM technology, individually drives two groups of lenses, guaranteeing quiet operation, energy saving and speed in a compact, compact lens design .
RF 85 mm F1.2L USM DS, a bright portrait
The lens connects the large aperture with a focusing distance of 85 mm. In addition, its design uses, among others, the newly developed DS coating. This layer is characterized by higher light transmission in the center of the lens and lower transmission at the edges of the frame. The DS coating was applied on the front and back lenses, which allows for soft and smooth cutting off the contours of the character.
Prices and availability
New lenses will be available for sale this December . For now, the manufacturer does not specify how much we will have to pay for each of the models.