Canon RF-S lenses vs Canon EF-S lenses – and what we might see next

Canon RF-S lenses
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Canon recently launched the Canon EOS R7 and EOS R10 – two affordable new mirrorless cameras with APS-C sensors – along with the RF-S 18-45mm F4.5-6.3 IS STM and RF-S 18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM lenses.

If you’re not familiar with 'crop-sensor' cameras, the big advantage of the smaller APS-C sensor compared to the best full frame cameras is the 1.6x crop which extends your effective focal length of lenses. 

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Peter Travers

The editor of PhotoPlus: The Canon Magazine, Peter 14 years of experience as both a journalist and professional photographer. He is a hands-on photographer with a passion and expertise for sharing his practical shooting skills. Equally adept at turning his hand to portraits, landscape, sports and wildlife, he has a fantastic knowledge of camera technique and principles. As you'd expect of the editor of a Canon publication, Peter is a devout Canon user and can often be found reeling off shots with his EOS 5D Mark IV DSLR. 

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