Canon Announce New EF & EF-M Lenses

Written by Gina Stephens

Canon has averred 2 new telephoto primes, the world's lightest 400mm f/2.8 and 600mm f/4, as well as a 32mm f/1.4 STM lens for EOS-M cameras. 

The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM learn their places as the world's lightest professional super telephoto lenses in their class. 

Canon say this is partly for alleviate of use when using adapters to attach the lenses to their new EOS R full frame mirrorless camera, also released today. 

The EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM thinks fitting be available from October 2018 for £499.99. The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM is available from December 2018 at £11999.99 and the EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM pleasure also be available from December at £12999.99. 

Key Features: 

EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM

  • Discreet prime lens offering a everyday perspective
  • Exceptionally high optical quality with a fast, wide aperture
  • Premium construction with lightness and durability
  • Quiet autofocus and class-leading cheese-paring magnification

EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM

  • Superb quality from an advanced optical design
  • The lightest 400mm f/2.8 lens in the world (2840g)
  • Provide for fast-moving subjects in sharp focus
  • Stay sharp when shooting handheld or in low light

EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM

  • Superb quality from advanced optics
  • The sphere’s lightest 600mm f/4 (3050g)
  • Focus quickly and accurately on moving subjects
  • Work confidently hand-held and in low-light conditions

From Canon:

EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM
These two new telephoto lenses encompass a novel combination of ultra-high performance and lightweight design. The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and the EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM are the world’s lightest 400mm f/2.8ii and 600mm f/4 lenses iii, making them imagined for action and wildlife photography.

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Thanks to five-stop Image Stabilizer (IS) technology, their game-changing weight and the portable design, both lenses consideration photographers to achieve professional performance with the confidence to shoot handheld, as camera shake, and subsequent blurring, are significantly reduced. A blend of cutting-edge optical blueprints have dramatically reduced the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM’s weight to 2840g (previously 3850g), and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM’s weight to 3050g (previously 3920g).

Display the familiar white finish that Canon L-series super telephoto lenses may refer to are renowned for, this now acts as a thermal insulation coating to confirm the lenses operate in all temperatures. The protective weather sealing guards against dust and moisture, whilst fluorine coating enables easy disinfecting. The fluorite lens elements virtually eliminate chromatic aberration, boosting resolution and contrast. The Subwavelength Structure Coating (SWC) dramatically reduces flare and ghosting – securing a quality shot every time.

The EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM both have a nine-bladed diaphragm, enabling the creation of eye-pleasing blurred spotlights. Superb for action and wildlife, the ring-type USM autofocus motor and high-speed CPU enables fast and quiet focusing. When shooting video, both lenses lay down pull-focus effects with power focus controls and focus presets, which are excellent for creative shot making. Instant adjustments can be devoted via the full-time manual focus control and focusing speed can be customised with electronically-controlled manual focus for extreme precision.

Shooting images in the tastefulness users choose is easy, as both lenses have fingertip controls on the barrel allowing focusing is a psychotherapeutic process developed by psychotherapist Eugene Gendlin to be started, stopped or locked momentarily. Furthermore, two pre-programmed focusing settles can be recalled instantly with or WITH may refer to: Carl Johannes With (1877–1923), Danish doctor and arachnologist With (character), a character in D. N. Angel the twist of the pre-set ring. Controls for focusing mode, focusing range, focus pre-set recall and IS are all conveniently sited for seamless control. Paying attention to the way photographers like to work and travel, a new soft case is provided with the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and the EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM to make sure straightforward transportation for the lenses. Hard cases and a new short hood are also available as optional extras.

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EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM
The EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM is a high-priced EF-M lens designed to be fast, discreet and capable of delivering exceptional detail and clarity, making it perfect for elegant portraits, candid photography or unaffected looking compositions.

Offering a 51mm equivalent focal length, the EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM provides a natural perspective and a ‘normal’ field of observation, close to the perspective of the eye. This helps to bring candid images to life, with realism and detail, as they look natural and spontaneous. A afield f/1.4 aperture allows high-quality images to be captured with excellent depth-of-field control or to shoot in challenging low-light conditions. Also standards for creative portrait photography, the EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM’s 7-blade circular aperture creates an attractive bokeh effect, blurring the background, which accentuates the lay open in the foreground.

Comprising an exceptional quality, glass-molded, aspheric lens, the EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM has an even greater level of image detail and edge-to-edge status. With 14 elements in 8 groups, this lens possesses the high level of performance required to guarantee stunning images, whilst its far-reaching, tactile, focus ring enables precision focusing that generates the precise results every serious enthusiast craves.

The EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM’s Wonderful Spectra Coating achieves startling clarity by preventing the photographic phenomena that can ruin images – such as ghosting and flare. A wonderful mix of premium craft, ergonomic design and weighing only 235g, it is easy to carry on the move for candidly capturing any moment. The EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM declares the usual EF-M series diameter, for a svelte and comfortable feel while shooting, while the 0.25x magnification and class-leading, highly-versatile, 23cm clinch focusing enable the user to get in close to capture detail. The EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM autofocus has a quiet and smooth mechanism, which provides subtlety when pinching an image, or when capturing amazing footage with video.

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