Specifications And Price For Canon RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS And RF 24-70 f/2.8L IS Lenses Leaked

Canon RF 24-70mm F/2.8L IS Review

As many argued, the prices that have been suggested a few days ago weren’t reliable.

Nokishita posted pricing and specifications for two of the upcoming Canon RF lenses for the Canon EOS R system.

RF 24-70mm F/2.8L IS USM

  • Lens construction: 21 elements in 15 groups
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.21m (wide-angle end), 0.38m (telephoto end)
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 0.3x (when 32mm)
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 9
  • Filter diameter: 82mm
  • Size: φ88.5 × 125.7 mm
  • Weight: 900g
  • Camera shake correction effect: 5 steps
  • North America Price: $ 2299

RF 15-35mm F/2.8L IS USM

  • Lens construction: 16 elements in 12 groups
  • Minimum focusing distance: 0.28m
  • Maximum shooting magnification: 0.21 times
  • Number of diaphragm blades: 9
  • Filter diameter: 82mm
  • Size: φ88.5 × 126.8 mm
  • Weight: 840g
  • Camera shake correction effect: 5 steps
  • North America Price: $ 2299
  • Expected release date: late September 2019?

Announcement is expected for tomorrow, August 28, 2019.

Stay tuned.

This May Be The Pricing Of The Upcoming New Canon RF Lenses

RF 24-70mm

We expect Canon to announce three new Canon RF lenses for the Canon EOS R system, RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS, RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS, and RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS.

These lenses will most likely be announced along with the Canon EOS 90D and the EOS M6 Mark II. All are expected to be announced on August 28th, 2019. Specifications (90d | M6 Mark II) and promotional videos (90D | M6 Mark II) for both cameras have already leaked.

The suggested prices for the three new RF lenses appear to have leaked in Thailand, and so starting from the price in Thai Baht we can get an idea about where the US$ prices will be.

  • RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS 82,600 THB – $2,499
  • RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS 82,600 THB – $2,499
  • RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS 93,500 THB – $2,799

These lenses have already been announced by Canon, and prototypes have been showcased around the world. For sure these will not be inexpensive lenses.

The same source suggests the RF 15-35mm f/2.8L IS and RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS lenses will start shipping in October 2019, the RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS lens will be available in December 2019.

Stay tuned for more to come….

Source: Canon Rumors

Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L DxOMarked (step up from EF 50mm f/1.2L)

Canon RF 50mm F/1.2L

DxOMark tested the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L lens for the EOS R mirrorless system.

The Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L is a remarkable lens, made to showcase the capabilities of the RF mount. DxOMark gave it a score of 38. This score puts the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L among the top five 50mm lenses in DxOMark’s rating. However, it’s clearly below the score of lenses that costs much less, e.g. the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM and the Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 (both not f/1.2).

From DxOMark‘s conclusion:

There isn’t a huge pool of f/1.2 50mm lens to compare the Canon RF 50mm f/1.2L USM against, and most of its competitors have a maximum aperture of f/1.4 or f/1.8. If optimum image quality is your major concern, then the Sigma 50mm F1.4 DG HSM A makes for a better choice, although it can’t be mounted directly on Canon’s mirrorless cameras. However, if you need the extra 1/3-stop of light, then the RF lens makes a good solid proposition that is a step up from the older Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM.

Canon RF lenses:

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

Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless system:

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

Canon RF Lens Technology Explained

Canon Rf

Neat, short video by Canon Imaging Plaza introducing the innovative features of Canon RF lenses and how they open up new possibilities in photographic expression.

Canon RF lenses:

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

Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless system:

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

Canon RF 35mm F1.8 IS Macro Sample Photos (DPReview)

Canon RF 35mm F1.8 IS STM

Canon RF 35mm f1.8 IS STM at a glance;

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • 1:2 Max. Magnification, 6.7″ Min. Focus
  • Optical Image Stabilizer
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm

DPReview posted an updated sample gallery of pictures shot with the less expensive lens for the Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless system, the Canon RF 35mm F1.8 IS Macro.

More Canon RF 35mm f1.8 IS STM coverage is listed here.

Canon RF 35mm f/1.8 MACRO IS STM:

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

Canon EOS R full frame mirrorless system:

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

What Is The Difference Between Canon RF and EF Lenses, Which Are Better?

Canon RF Vs EF 50mm F/1.2 EOS R System

Neat 6 minutes video by BorrowLenses telling differences between Canon’s RF mount for mirrorless cameras and EF mount for DSLRs. Take a close look at Canon’s RF 50mm f/1.2L and RF 24-105mm f/4L, how they compare to their EF pendants, what sets them apart, and if they’re really an improvement.

Canon RF mount lenses:

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

Canon EF mount lenses:

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