Together with the introduction of the Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6 cameras, Canon additionally introduced 4 new lenses and two teleconverters for the EOS R full-frame mirrorless system. Three of those new lenses can be of explicit curiosity to wildlife and sports activities photographers.

image of the RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM lens

Canon RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

First up is the RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM, a tele zoom that’s prone to be a extremely popular mannequin due to its versatile vary. Paired with the RF24-105mm F4 L IS USM or RF24-105mm F4-7.1 IS STM, you may cowl a focal size vary from 24mm to 500mm with simply two lenses.

As an L-series lens, the RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM options intensive climate sealing, and the Optical Picture Stabilizer supplies as much as 5 stops of correction. The lens can focus as shut as Three toes. It’s additionally suitable with two new teleconverters launched at present, the Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x, for as much as 1000mm of telephoto attain.

image of Canon's Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2ximage of Canon's Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x

Canon Extender RF 1.4x (left) and Extender RF 2x (proper).

The Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x can be accessible on the finish of this month and priced at $499 and $599 respectively. The RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM is predicted in September with a listing value of $2,699.

Arguably probably the most attention-grabbing lens bulletins at present are the Canon RF600mm F11 IS STM and RF800mm F11 IS STM. These lenses are fastened aperture, Diffractive Optics fashions, and whereas the only ƒ/11 aperture is a limitation, the trade-off will get you extremely light-weight, compact and inexpensive super-tele lenses. Each characteristic a collapsible design that shrinks their size significantly for packing and extends when taking pictures.

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The Canon RF600mm F11 IS STM (left) and RF800mm F11 IS STM (proper) are remarkably compact and inexpensive.

The RF600mm weighs simply 2 kilos and is 7.85 inches in size when retracted. The RF800mm weighs 2.Eight kilos and is 11.1 inches in size when retracted. Examine that to Canon’s EF 600mm (6.7 kilos and 17.6 inches in size) and EF 800mm (18.1 inches, 9.9 kilos) primes—each of that are priced at $12,999—and the advantages of RF600mm and RF800mm, priced at simply $699 and $899, are very intriguing, regardless of the fastened aperture. For wildlife photographers who’ve been priced out of the super-tele primes, this can be a sport changer. Availability is predicted on the finish of July.

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Canon RF85mm F2 MACRO IS STM

Rounding out at present’s lens introductions is a brand new macro, the RF85mm F2 MACRO IS STM. A well-liked focal size for macro work as a result of working distance afforded, the lens will not be a real 1:1 macro however does present 0.5x magnification and a minimal focusing distance of 1.15 toes. It additionally has Optical Picture Stabilization for as much as 5 stops of correction with a Hybrid IS operate that anticipates the correction wants for close-up work. It will likely be accessible in October for $599.

For additional information on these lenses, see the press launch beneath.

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THE SECRET IS OUT: CANON OFFICIALLY ANNOUNCES THE CANON EOS R5 AND R6, THE COMPANY’S MOST ADVANCED FULL-FRAME MIRRORLESS CAMERAS EVER

The Firm is Additionally Saying 4 RF Lenses, Two RF Lens Extenders, and a PRO Printer

MELVILLE, N.Y., July 9, 2020 – With anticipation at a fever pitch, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a frontrunner in digital imaging options, is happy to introduce the corporate’s subsequent technology of full-frame mirrorless cameras – the EOS R5 and EOS R6. These groundbreaking cameras are the results of a few years of accumulating and listening to suggestions from Canon customers and are certain to satisfy the wants and calls for of quite a lot of creators. The EOS R5 is a digicam designed for skilled purposes that includes a brand new 45-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and uncropped 8K video recording as much as 29.97 fps. The EOS R6 is geared in direction of superior amateurs that includes a 20.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and 4K video recording as much as 59.94 fps. The addition of the EOS R5 and the EOS R6 cameras throughout the EOS R collection lineup additional solidifies Canon’s dedication to offering the tools wanted for customers to carry their content material to the following degree.

Canon can be introducing 4 RF lenses and two RF lens extenders: The Canon RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM, Canon RF600mm F11 IS STM, Canon RF800mm F11 IS STM, and RF85mm F2 MACRO IS STM lenses. All 4 new lenses have been designed to satisfy the ever-expanding calls for of the expert creatives who seize superb imagery utilizing EOS R collection cameras, together with the brand new EOS R5 and EOS R6. Along with the lenses, there are two new RF lens extenders, a 1.4x and a 2x mannequin, permitting for customers to take their suitable RF lens focal lengths even farther, and a 13-inch skilled printer, the imagePROGRAF PRO-300, to carry images to life by means of the facility of print.

“For all the Canon analysis and growth crew members who labored tirelessly on the manufacturing of those new merchandise, at present marks the end result of a protracted journey. For these folks on the lookout for the following nice instruments to work with to broaden their artistic prospects, the door is now vast open,” stated Tatsuro “Tony” Kano, Government Vice President and Normal Supervisor of Canon U.S.A.’s Imaging Applied sciences & Communications Group. “The business has requested for brand new merchandise that may push their ranges of creativity to new heights, and we’re assured that the EOS R5 and EOS R6, alongside the brand new lenses, lens extenders, and the professional printer, will fulfill these wants and extra.”

Canon EOS R5 and EOS R6

Each the EOS R5 and EOS R6 cameras have the flexibility to seize the motion of quite a lot of fast-moving topics with spectacular accuracy and pace. When utilizing the mechanical shutter, every can shoot as much as 12 fps and as much as 20 fps when utilizing the fully silent shutter. Each cameras are the primary to be outfitted with Canon’s superior Twin Pixel CMOS AF II which makes use of as much as roughly100 p.c protection of the AF space and EOS iTR AF X incorporating AF monitoring algorithms utilizing deep studying know-how and enhanced readout pace of the CMOS sensor and processing pace due to the DIGIC X picture processor. The 1,053 robotically chosen AF Zones are made much more potent by the flexibility to detect the human eye, face or head in addition to the attention, face or physique of animals similar to canines, cats and even birds[i].  Including to the characteristic set is  the 5-axis In-Physique Picture Stabilizer, having coordinated management with Optical Picture Stabilizer in IS geared up RF lenses. This supplies as much as Eight stops[ii] of shake correction, a characteristic that many creators have lengthy requested for from Canon. Each the EOS R5 and R6 cameras include a brand new LP-E6NH battery with a better capability than the earlier mannequin.

As the brand new flagship mannequin within the EOS R collection lineup, the EOS R5 digicam has options that pack a punch for quite a lot of customers who create each nonetheless and video content material. It has a robust 45-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and is pushed by the speedy DIGIC X picture processor, giving vast dynamic vary in addition to boasting an ISO vary of 100-51,200 that’s expandable as much as 102,400[iii]. In a digicam filled with eye-popping options,  one that actually stands out is the flexibility to document uncropped 8K RAW inner video recording as much as 29.97 fps and 8K inner video recording as much as 29.97 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265). The digicam also can document 4K inner video recording as much as 119.88 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265). Exterior recording in 4K can be accessible as much as 59.94 fps. When in DCI modes, the 8K and 4K video recording is uncropped and Twin Pixel CMOS AF II is accessible in all 8K and 4K recording modes. Extra options of the EOS R5 digicam embody:

  • Twin-card slots: 1x CFexpress[iv] and 1x SD UHS-II[v]
  • Constructed-in 0.5-inch OLED EVF with roughly 5.76 million dots and a 119.88 fps refresh fee[vi]
  • 2-inch 2.1 million dots vari-angle LCD contact display screen
  • 5GHz/2.4GHz Constructed-in Wi-Fi®[vii] and Bluetooth[viii] Know-how with the flexibility to make the most of the picture.canon utility, in addition to elective WFT-R10A wi-fi file transmitter with Ethernet assist
  • Enhanced working controls similar to rear-dial, multi-controller
  • The flexibility to voice tag images and movies
  • Climate, drip and dirt sealing on par with the EOS 5D collection

The EOS R6 digicam is well-equipped with a bunch of latest options to push the boundaries of creativity for imaging fans. The mix of the EOS-1D X Mark III based mostly 20.1-megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor and the DIGIC X picture processor produces an ISO vary of 100-102,400 and is expandable to 204,800. Inside video recording at 4K is succesful as much as 59.94 fps or 1080p as much as 119.88 fps in 10 bit 4:2:2 Canon Log(H.265) or HDR PQ(H.265). The digicam additionally includes a built-in 0.5-inch OLED EVF with roughly 3.69 million dots and a 119.88 fps refresh ratevi. Extra options of the EOS R6 digicam embody:

  • Twin UHS-II SD card slots
  • 3-inch 1.62 million dots vari-angle LCD contact display screen
  • 4GHz Constructed-in Wi-Fi®vii and Bluetooth Technologyviii with the flexibility to make the most of the picture.canon utility
  • Enhanced working controls similar to rear-dial, multi-controller
  • Climate, drip and dirt sealing on par with the EOS 6D collection

Battery Accent

The elective BG-R10 battery grip accent can be accessible for each the EOS R5 and EOS R6 full-frame mirrorless cameras. The BG-R10 accommodates as much as two batteries and is suitable with the brand new LP-E6NH, LP-E6N and LP-E6 batteries. The handy BG-R10 grip accent also can enhance dealing with for customers whereas capturing portrait pictures.

Canon RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM

The Canon RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM is a high-performance and versatile super-telephoto zoom lens that may discover its means into the baggage of many photographers. The compact and light-weight lens options optical picture stabilization of as much as 5 stops* of shake correction with three completely different IS modes, together with commonplace, panning and through publicity solely. Two Nano USM motors are on the coronary heart of this lens and supply customers with high-speed, clean and quiet auto focus with a minimal focusing distance of three toes. Extra options of the Canon RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM embody:

  • Rotation-Kind zoom ring and torque adjustment permits for precision management and really feel
  • Customizable management ring that permits photographers to regulate publicity compensation, shutter pace, aperture or ISO
  • 12-pin Communication System
  • Canon L-Collection grade mud and weather-resistant building with a fluorine coating
  • Lens hood with facet window permits specialty filters to be adjusted even whereas Lens Hood is hooked up
  • Appropriate with the brand new 1.4x and 2x RF lens extenders (from 300 to 500mm focal size)

Canon RF600mm and 800mm F11 IS STM

The Canon RF600mm and RF800mm F11 IS STM lenses are the primary fastened focal size super-telephoto RF lenses and are extremely compact and light-weight. The portability of the brand new lenses is made even better as a result of skill for the lens barrel to retract and lock in place when the lenses are stowed away and never in use. Diffractive Optics know-how helps to scale back the required variety of lenses and drastically diminish the price of the lenses, making them inexpensive for a broader group of photographers. Extra options of the Canon RF600mm and RF800mm F11 IS STM lenses embody:

  • Light-weight – the RF600mm weighs roughly 2.05lb and the RF800mm weighs roughly 2.78lb, respectively
  • Compact dimension, RF600mm measures roughly 7.85inch and RF800mm with measures roughly 11.09inch when retracted, respectively
  • Mounted f/11 aperture
  • Optical picture stabilization of 5 stops* for the RF600mm and 4 stops* for the RF800mm of Shake Correction
  • Lead screw-type STM permits clean auto focusing for still-image and video taking pictures
  • Customizable management ring that enables photographers to regulate publicity compensation, shutter pace, aperture or ISO
  • 12-pin Communication System
  • Appropriate with the brand new 1.4x and 2x RF lens extenders

Canon RF85mm F2 MACRO IS STM

The third RF85mm lens within the RF lineup, the Canon RF85mm F2 MACRO IS STM is compact and light-weight, that includes a shiny f/2 aperture serving to to seize photos which have distinctive bokeh. The lens includes a most magnification of 0.5x and a minimal focusing distance of 1.15 toes, offering customers with macro-photography functionality. Extra options of the Canon RF85mm F2 MACRO IS STM embody:

  • Optical Picture Stabilization with as much as 5 stops* of Shake Correction
  • Hybrid IS compensates for angular and shift digicam shake throughout macro pictures
  • Management Ring for Direct Setting Adjustments.
  • 12-pin Communication System
  • 9 blade Round Aperture

RF Lens Extenders

Lens extenders have lengthy been a sensible and great tool for quite a lot of photographers. That story continues with the introduction of the Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x. The brand new lens extenders inherit the identical excessive picture high quality, precision AF and reliability, similar to being drip and dustproof, of EF lens extenders. When utilized in mixture with the newly-released suitable lenses, the capturing vary may be dramatically elevated, offering shoppers with further use circumstances for his or her current RF lenses.

Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300

Finishing the lineup {of professional} printer choices from 13 inches by means of 60 inches, Canon additionally unveiled at present the brand new 13-inch Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-300 Inkjet Printer together with a brand new Premium Wonderful Artwork Tough paper. Offering an improved workflow and high-quality output inside a smaller footprint in comparison with earlier fashions, this new printer excels at skilled printing efficiency. Mixed with the brand new Premium Wonderful Artwork Tough paper that includes a textured floor to precise the depth of a picture, the printer together with the paper and new EOS R5 or EOS R6 digicam introduces a brand new powerhouse skilled imaging trio that meets creators’ calls for.

Pricing and Availability

The EOS R5 full-frame mirrorless digicam is scheduled to be accessible on the finish of July for an estimated retail value of $3899.00 for the physique solely and $4999.00 for the R5 and RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens package**.

The EOS R6 full-frame mirrorless digicam is scheduled to be accessible on the finish of August for an estimated retail value of $2499.00 for the physique solely, $2.899.00 for the R6 and RF 24-105 F4-7.1 IS STM lens package or $3,599.00 for the R6 and RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens package**.

The BG-R10 battery grip accent and WFT-R10A are each scheduled to be accessible on the finish of July for an estimated retail value of $349.99 and $999.99**, respectively.

The RF100-500mm F4.5-7.1 L IS USM lens is scheduled to be accessible in September 2020 for an estimated retail value of $2,699.00. The RF600mm F11 IS STM and RF800mm F11 IS STM lenses are scheduled to be accessible on the finish of July 2020 for an estimated retail value of $699.99 and $899.99, respectively. The RF85mm F2 MACRO IS STM lens is scheduled to be accessible in October 2020 for an estimated retail value of $599.99 **.

The RF Extender 1.4x and 2x are scheduled to be accessible on the finish of July for an estimated retail value of $499.99 and $599.99** every.

The imagePROGRAF PRO-300 Printer can be accessible later in July for a urged retail value of $899.99. Premium Wonderful Artwork Tough paper can even be accessible later in July for a urged retail value of $44.99 for Letter dimension, $109.99 for 13” x 19” inches and $169.99, 17” x 22” inches**.

[i]  Effectiveness varies relying on the topic. In some circumstances, canines, cats or birds is probably not detected, whereas some animals apart from canines, cats or birds could also be detected

[ii] Based mostly on CIPA (Digital camera & Imaging Merchandise Affiliation) requirements. Mixed with RF 24-105mm F4 L IS USM lens at a focal distance of 105mm. IS geared up RF lenses accessible previous to July 9th, 2020 would require a lens firmware replace to make the most of coordinated IS management. Please test the Canon web site for the most recent firmware updates.

[iii] For nonetheless photos

[iv] Kind B suitable

[vi] Show could also be grainier

[vii] Appropriate with iOS® variations 9.3/10.3/11.2-11.4/12.4/13.2, Android™ smartphone and pill variations 5.0/5.1/6.0/7.0/7.1/8.0/8.1/9.0/10. Information expenses might apply with the obtain of the free Canon Digital camera Join app. This app helps allow you to add photos to social media companies. Please word that picture information might comprise personally identifiable data that will implicate privateness legal guidelines. Canon disclaims and has no duty on your use of such photos. Canon doesn’t acquire, accumulate or use such photos or any data included in such photos by means of this app

[viii] Appropriate with choose smartphone and pill gadgets (Android™ model 5.Zero or later and the next iOS® gadgets: iPhone 4s or later, iPad third gen. or later, iPod Contact fifth gen. or later) geared up with Bluetooth® Model 4.1 or later and the Digital camera Join App Ver. 2.5.10. This utility will not be assured to function on all listed gadgets, even when minimal necessities are met

*Based mostly on CIPA (Digital camera & Imaging Merchandise Affiliation) requirements

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