Canon expands its cine lenses with first full frame zooms costing $21,999 each

Canon CN-E20-50mm
(Image credit: Canon)

Canon has launched its first premium full frame zoom lenses for professional cinema productions, called the Flex Zoom series – and they will cost you a cool $21,999 each! The CN-E20-50mm T2.4 L F / FP and CN-E45-135mm T2.4 L F / FP will offer outstanding performance and impressive quality for HDR, 4K and 8K productions.

With the introduction of these lenses, Canon is enhances its line-up to meet a range of filmmaking needs, providing filmmakers with even more options to choose from, supporting high-end content creation for a variety of uses and shooting scenarios. Both lenses offer a constant and fast T2.4 aperture across the entire zoom range, as well as covering focal lengths most popularly used by filmmakers across a variety of productions.

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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.


He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 


He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.