Multiple New Diffracitve Optics Lenses Coming from Canon in 2018 [CR2]

We learned about the development of the EF 600mm f/4 DO IS way back  in September 2015 at the Canon EXPO in New York City. We’re being told that one or two additional DO lens is being developed alongside the EF 600mm f/4 DO IS and the plan is to announce them in late August Read more...

Two New Big White Lenses Coming Next Year [CR2]

We’re told that an internal presentation roadmap from Canon includes two “big white” lenses coming in 2018. The slide in question did not mention specific focal lengths, likely to help prevent what I’m typing right now.

Patent: Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS

A patent for the Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS has finally appeared. A prototype of this lens was shown in September of 2015 at the Canon EXPO. We were also told a few months ago that the retail version of this lens could be coming near the end of 2017, though we haven’t received Read more...

Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS To Arrive in Late 2017 [CR2]

We’re told that the Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS that was shown in prototype form at Canon EXPO in September of 2015 is currently scheduled to be launched in the second half of 2017. Along with the new DO supertelephoto, we’re told that Canon is well on its way developing updates for the other Read more...