Lensrentals.com Puts the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS Through The Machine Testing

Roger over at Lensrentals.com has completed his OLAF testing of the brand new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS. There are lots of charts and all of that to look at. From Lensrentals.com: This is a lens where the designer has focused on being very good in as many situations as possible rather than obtaining the highest Read more...

Canon Developers Discuss Designing the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

Canon Asia has posted an interview article with the developers of the Canon EF 85mm f/1. 4L IS USM. The developers initially thought it would be impossible to design such a lens and keep it under 1 kg in weight and have a compact design.

Stock Notice: Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM at B&H Photo

B&H Photo finally has the brand new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM in stock and ready to ship. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/22 One GMo Aspherical Element Air Sphere and Fluorine Coatings Ring-Type Ultrasonic Motor AF System Optical Image Stabilization Dust- and Water-Resistant Construction Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm Canon EF 85mm Read more...

Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Sample Gallery

DPReview has posted a sample gallery from the brand new Canon EF 85mm f/1. 4L IS USM, which has recently begun shipping in small numbers. This is a lens we’re very excited about! You can checkout the gallery here.

First Look Video: Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

In case you missed it as I did. B&H Photo has posted a nice first look video for the highly anticipated EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM. I have this lens preordered and cannot wait to use it. From B&H Photo Announcing the new Canon 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens. David Flores takes it out on Read more...

Canon Announces the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

New Canon EF Lenses Support a Variety of Photography Applications including Architecture, Portrait, Food and Landscape MELVILLE, N. Y. , August 29, 2017 – Canon U. S. A. , Inc. , a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new Canon EF 85mm f/1.

Updated Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS Specifcations

We have received a few more bits of information in regards to the soon-to-be-announced EF 85mm f/1. 4L IS. Canon EF 85mm f/1. 4L IS Specifications: (New information in bold / weight and dimensions are approximates).

Some Information About the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS [CR3]

We’ve received a bit more information about the upcoming Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS. Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS Known Specifications: 4 stop image stabilization (previously mentioned) Flourine coating 1 moulded aspherical element 9 aperture blades We currently do not know the weight, dimensions, announcement date or how much this hotly anticipated lens is going Read more...

Some Minor Canon Lens Announcement Clarification

We’re still trying to figure out what is coming alongside the EF 85mm f/1. 4L IS at the end of August 2017. We’ve seen certification for 3 different SKU’s of lenses made in Malaysia, which has given us some pause.

Canon EF 135mm f/2L IS Coming in 2017 [CR2]

We’re told that a new Canon EF 135mm f/2L IS is planned for 2017, the new EF 135mm f/2L IS would be announced after the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS has started shipping. We still do not know the announcement date for that lens, just that it’s coming in 2017. We’re going to try and get Read more...

No New 50mm Lens Coming in 2017 [CR2]

Sometimes no news is bad news. We’re told that Canon is developing a new 50L and working with different apertures, but that no announcement of a new 50L should be expected in 2017. The Canon world is waiting impatiently for a new 50 f/1.

Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM on the Way [CR3]

It looks like we’re going to get a new 85mm lens from Canon. We’ve been trying to nail down exactly what the lens would be, and we finally have. The Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM will be announced in 2017, though we’re still trying to nail down an estimated announcement timeframe. We don’t know if Read more...