Here are a few more RF mount wide-angle prime lens patents from Canon. As rumored before, Canon is going to release a series f/1.2L lenses in near future, and below are some lens patents:
It is now confirmed that Tokina will soon announce a new Macro lens atx-i 100mm f/2.8 FF Macro lens in next few days. This lens will be available for Canon EF mount.
Canon has just released new firmware for EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM Lens and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM Lens. You can download firmware here: EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III Firmware | EF 600mm f/4L IS III Firmware.
Firmware Version 1.1.2 incorporates the following enhancements:
- Increases the manual focus speed when the manual focus speed switch is set to 1 or 2. *The speed when the switch is set to 3 (slowest speed) will be unchanged.
- Improves the image stabilization effect during handheld shooting with a slow shutter speed when used with EOS 5D Mark IV, EOS 6D, or EOS R.
*Enables a full-time manual focus function during Servo AF when used with the EOS-1D X Mark II. The lens must be sent to the Factory Service Center in order for this function to be enabled.
If the lens’ firmware is already Version 1.1.2, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
The lens firmware version can be checked from the camera’s menu.
This is October version of “What to Expect Next from Canon ?“. After the announcement of Canon EOS-1D X Mark III, RF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon), RF 85mm f/1.2L USM DS Lens (B&H Photo Video/Adorama/Amazon), here are some updated rumors about upcoming Canon cameras & lenses coming in 2019 to 2020, see the details below:
Canon recently has filed two new RF lens patents in USA and Japan. Both lens patents are RF mount ultra-wide zoom lenses. The first one is RF 14-28mm f/2L USM lens, this lens will pair nicely with the RF 28-70mm f/2L USM lens. The second one is RF 10-24mm f/4L USM lens or RF 12-24mm f/4L USM lens, similar to EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens.