After several new about the delay, the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM lens to be announced in 2018. Recent reports claims that the lens is currently in testing by select photographers.
The upcoming telephoto zoom glass will offer bright f/2.8 constant maximum aperture and third version of optical image stabilization. The fast maximum aperture affords greater control over depth of field and benefits working in low-light conditions while the Image Stabilizer compensates for four stops of camera shake for sharper handheld shooting.
We expect Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM lens to arrive at Photokina 2018 which opens its doors in September.
Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM lens to be announced at Photokina 2018
The rumor mill claims that the upcoming full-frame lens will be a L-grade model. The construction of the lens design is said to be a little bit lighter.
Most L series lenses share a number of common characteristics not found in Canon’s line of lower-end lenses. L lenses tend to be more durable, incorporating dust and water-resistant rubber seals on some models.
This lens was claimed to be an answer to the Nikon’s AF-S NIKKOR 70-200mm f/2.8E FL ED VR lens. However latest gossips indicates that the release of the standart zoom lens is delayed and announcement date is unknown at the moment. The Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens is available for $2,199 at Amazon. On the other hand, the original EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM optic can be purchased for $1,299.
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