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Canon Keeps Being Innovative With A New, Powerful Lens

Canon Keeps Being Innovative With A New, Powerful Lens

Canon’s huge collection of lenses keeps getting bigger and bigger. It has a lot of standard options as well as some pretty specialized models to meet the needs of professional photographers. Even so, there are still quite a few things missing from the mirrorless technology lineup. Even this is changing now.

Even though it’s too early to say for sure that DSLR cameras are on their way out, rumors about their impending death on the market for new cameras aren’t all made up.

There have been rumors that Nikon will soon stop making DSLRs, and Canon has confirmed that it will stop making DSLRs in favor of mirrorless cameras. This idea is backed up by hints about a new RF lens on the website Canon Rumors.

One of the most popular EF lenses from a well-known company is rumored to be getting a new version for the RF system. The Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM is a new version of an older lens with the same specs that Canon stopped making a while ago.

Canon Rumors has heard that there are already a small number of prototypes out there and that the new version of the lens has a complete redesign of its original focal lengths. Even though there aren’t any concrete size specs, sources say that the new edition is 40% lighter and 30% shorter than its EF predecessor, even though there aren’t any concrete size specs.

Confirmation of a release like this is sure to be a good thing for wildlife and sports photographers who really care about their work. It can mean that you don’t have to lug around a big, heavy super-telephoto prime lens when you’re in a tough situation, like a crowded sports game or a place with a lot of wildlife.

Canon’s original EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM has always been a favorite among photographers who need a lot of focus reach and a really high aperture for quick shots.

Since this supposed new lens is still mostly just a strong rumor, there isn’t much we can say for sure about when it will come out. However, if what we’ve heard about the Canon RF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM is true, it should be officially announced by the middle of 2023.

In the meantime, you might see one of the supposed prototype models being used by photographers at big sports events, so keep an eye on what those photographers are using in the coming months.

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Freelance journalist Corey has been writing about digital photography since 2006, first as a deputy editor and then as the editor of a variety of photographic journals. Featuring expert product reviews and in-depth features

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