New Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens rumored once again


What is next from Canon? Trusted sources have revealed that the next L-designed prime lens from Canon will be the aforementioned EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM.

Following the introduction of the EF-S 35mm F/2.8 Macro IS STM lens, the rumor mill has revealed that Canon is developing another lens with a brighter aperture. The product in question has been said to be a new addition to the lineup.

It is being said that the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS will not the EF 85mm f/1.2L II lens replacement.

New EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM portrait lens will not replace the f/1.2 version

The EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM from Canon will have improved optics inside and the elements used in the construction include the the blue spectrum refractive design. The mid-range telephoto prime lens is expected to have a weather-sealed design as well as new manual and autofocus system.

New Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens rumored once again

The National Association of Broadcasters is one of the biggest annual events when it comes to cinematography, filmmaking, broadcasting, and television. At this show, a lot of digital imaging companies are revealing their newest video-centric products, including cameras, camcorders, lenses, and accessories.

The 2017 edition of the NAB Show will begin on April 22 and ends on 27h. Along with the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens, Canon is expected to announce a new cinema zoom lens and a big firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark IV camera.

Via CR