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Ron Leach  |  Jun 07, 2018  |  0 comments

Canon just dropped the curtain on two next-generation 70-200mm zoom lenses, giving photographers a choice between a fast EF 70-200 f/2.8L IS III USM and an affordable EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 05, 2018  |  0 comments

Alongside its new EOS R full frame mirrorless camera system, Canon introduced four new RF lenses using Canon’s new RF mount for the R camera. The four new RF lenses feature a 54mm diameter mount and a shorter back focus distance than Canon’s current DSLR cameras.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 26, 2015  |  0 comments

It’s been a long wait but it seems to have been worth it. Canon just unveiled new EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens, the company’s (and world’s) first lens to use Canon’s new Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics (BR Optics).

Dan Havlik  |  May 11, 2015  |  0 comments

Canon made some unexpected lens news overnight: the company introduced the lightweight and compact Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM standard lens. This fixed focal length lens is designed for advanced amateur photographers and has an effective focal length of 80mm when paired with an APS-C sensor-based EOS camera such as the Canon Rebel T6i.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Feb 09, 2016  |  0 comments

At least according to the above photograph (supplied by Canon USA, of course) and some anecdotes we heard from photographers who shot the big game, Canon’s lenses appeared to still dominate the sidelines at this past Sunday’s Super Bowl.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 10, 2015  |  0 comments

Canon kicked off its once-every-five-years Canon Expo 2015 show in New York City yesterday where the Tokyo-based company pulled back the curtain on some potentially ground-breaking imaging technology. Shutterbug was on hand for the event, which is part science lab and part marketing showcase, along with thousands of buyers, dealers, and distributors of Canon products eager to see what the company has up its sleeve.

The Editors  |  Sep 04, 2018  |  First Published: Sep 05, 2018  |  0 comments

You’ve heard all the Canon rumors but in the next few hours you will hear the truth. Shutterbug is currently in Hawaii attending a special Canon-sponsored event for the press where the company will be announcing major product news.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Sep 14, 2016  |  0 comments

Canon just unveiled the new EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 IS II USM lens featuring NANO USM technology for fast and quiet focusing in both still and video modes. The lens also features a new LCD information display and four-stop image stabilization. 

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 10, 2014  |  0 comments

The wait is finally over. Tonight, Canon officially took the wraps off the new EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM, a relatively compact super-telephoto zoom lens that has been hotly anticipated and frequently rumoured about for years.

Dan Havlik  |  Sep 05, 2018  |  0 comments

Canon jumped into the full frame mirrorless camera market in a big way tonight. Shutterbug is currently in Hawaii for a special Canon press event where the company announced the new Canon R full frame mirrorless camera.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 06, 2017  |  0 comments

Canon announced some new photo goodies this morning: the PowerShot SX730 Compact Camera with a 40x zoom (24-960mm equivalent), and the Canon EF-S 35mm f/2.8 Macro IS STM lens, which has built-in Macro Lites on the sides of the lens.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 16, 2014  |  0 comments

Canon has just unveiled a massive zoom lens for cinema cameras. Called the CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens, Canon is hailing it as the “world’s largest 4K ultra-telephoto zoom lens” for large-format, single-sensor cinema cameras. With a built-in, 1.5x extender, the focal length of the new lens translates to 75-1500mm.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 14, 2015  |  0 comments

In the market for a new Canon lens? Now could be a good time to buy. Canon announced yesterday it has slashed the prices on 33 of its high-end EF L series lenses.

Cynthia Boylan  |  Nov 06, 2015  |  1 comments

Camera gear is expensive and no matter how careful we are, accidents sometimes happen. 

Jack Neubart  |  May 01, 2008  |  0 comments

The expansive coverage of a 14mm lens may be more than you think you need. But you'd be surprised to discover that it reveals a world of possibilities that might otherwise escape you. While it certainly is ideal when shooting in open country, a super-wide lens can do wonders in tight quarters. To check out this lens, and along the way explore the potential of this focal...

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