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.
dpreview has a chance to interview with senior executives at Canon – Mr. Toshio Matsumoto, talking about recently announced Canon EOS-1D X Mark III flagship full frame DSLR camera. From the interview, we can see that EOS-1D X Mark III is aimed for sports and action photography, and it looks like we’ll have to wait a little longer before we see an EOS R model aimed at sports and action shooters.
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.
Canon has officially announced the new EOS Ra astrophotography full frame mirrorless camera, the US price for Canon EOS Ra is $2,499.00, now available for pre-order at Adorama/B&H Photo Video/Amazon, release date is in early December, 2019. EOS Ra is designed specifically to capture the best images of the night sky, built to capture the intricacies and details of the night sky, from the smallest star to the beautiful Milky Way.
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