Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L vs Canon RF 70-200mm f/2.8L Depth Of Field Comparison

Canon Firmware Update RF 70-200mm F/2.8L IS Review

Somewhat different review today. Comparing the depth of field of two highly regarded Canon RF-mount lenses: RF 70-200mm f/2.8L vs RF 85mm f/1.2.

SLR Lounge | Photography Tutorials compares the Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L and RF 70-200mm f/2.8L lenses with an eye on depth of field.

More RF 85mm f/1.2L review stuff is listed here. All reviews praise this outstanding lens.

Key features:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.2 to f/16
  • Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics Element
  • One UD Element, One Aspherical Element
  • Air Sphere Coating
  • Ring-Type Ultrasonic Motor AF System
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK

The RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS has been called the “first killer lens” for the EOS R and indispensable for professional photographers. More RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS review stuff is listed here, and it’s worth to have a look also to the teardown.

Key features and description:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32
  • One Super UD Element, One UD Element
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Air Sphere and Fluorine Coatings
  • Dual Nano USM AF System
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Detachable, Rotatable Tripod Collar
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA

Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS Review (a very good lens, but good enough?)

Canon RF 24-105mm F/4L IS Review Canon EOS R

Here is a new Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS review. This lens is getting very popular, both among users and reviewers. Another great lens by Canon, and this one is also affordable. It’s not a Canon boutique lenses but it has a very good performance.

At a glance:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4 to f/22
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • Nano USM AF System
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

Jacek Sopotnicki posted his Canon RF 24-105mm f/4L IS review. The RF 24-105mm f/4L IS seems to be an excellent travel lens (in my opinion).

Canon RF 24-105mm f/4 L IS B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA

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Sony ALPHA 1 vs Canon EOS R5 Review: Movie Quality Comparison

Sony Alpha 1 Vs Canon EOS R5

A new Sony ALPHA 1 vs Canon EOS R5 review, looking at and comparing the movie quality of both cameras.

Gordon Laing posted his Sony ALPHA 1 vs Canon EOS R5 review after having tested the Sony for 6 months. The cameras are compared looking at he movie quality. A $6,500 Sony camera compared to a $3,900 Canon camera. Enjoy.

More Sony ALPHA 1 vs Canon EOS R5 reviews are listed here. More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here, for EOS R6 review stuff see here. The EOS R5 is highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. User manual are available for download for the EOS R5 and the EOS R6.

Canon EOS R5:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK

Sony Alpha 1:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK

More information about the Sony Alpha 1 can be found after the break.

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Canon EOS M50 Mark II Sample Image Gallery

Canon Eos M50 Mark Ii Review

The Canon EOS M50 Mark II flies a lot under the radar. Mainly because people and reviewer think that there is not much more compared to the Mark I. Still, the EOS M50 Mark II is best selling as did the Mark I, especially in Asia.

There are not much Canon EOS M50 Mark II reviews to talk about. DPReview has a set of sample pictures snapped with the EOS M50 Mark II.

Canon EOS M50 Mark II:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK

Canon Vintage Review: Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS

Canon Vintage

Here is another Canon vintage review. This time: the Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS, released in 2001.

While having a 3MP imaging sensor, the PowerShot Prto90 IS was rather feature-packed for its time. At a glance:

  • 2.6-megapixel CCD delivering up to 1,856 x 1,392-pixel resolution images.
  • Electronic viewfinder and 1.8-inch color LCD monitor with swivel design.
  • 10x, 7-70mm lens (equivalent to a 37-370mm lens on a 35mm camera) with Image Stabilizer.
  • 2x to 4x digital telephoto. Auto and Manual focus.
  • Automatic, Program AE, Shutter Speed-Priority, Aperture-Priority, and Manual exposure modes, plus seven special “Scene” shooting modes.
  • Shutter speeds from 1/1,000 to eight seconds.
  • Apertures from f/2.8 to f/8.0. Variable ISO with five settings.
  • Center-Weighted Average or Spot metering, with AE (Auto Exposure) and FE (Flash Exposure) Lock.
  • Adjustable White Balance with seven modes.
  • Built-in, pop-up flash with five operating modes.
  • External flash hot shoe. Movie mode with sound recording.
  • Auto Exposure Bracketing, Self-Timer, and Continuous shooting modes.
  • Infrared remote control included.
  • Images saved in JPEG or RAW file format; movies saved as AVI files.

The Canon vintage review comes from renowned gear reviewer Gordon Laing of CameraLab‘s fame.

For sample images shot with the Canon PowerShot Pro90 IS head over to Gordon’s site. More information about the PowerShot Pro90 IS can be found at the Canon Camera Museum.