Canon Apodisation Lens (Defocus Smoothing) Patent, Including Recently Announced RF 85mm f/1.2L DS Lens

Northlight Image has uncovered a Canon patent that showcases various optical formulas for apodization lenses (Also called Defocus Smoothing). The recently announced Canon RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS Lens has this apodization patent.

Other embodiments in this patent include:

  • Canon RF 35mm f/1.4L Lens
  • Canon RF 28mm f/2.8 Lens

via: NL