Canon RF 500mm f/4L IS leads trio of super telephoto lenses for Canon EOS R

Canon is working on an RF 500mm f/4L IS lens
The EF version of the Canon 500mm f/4L lens is getting an RF system update

Canon is working on not one, not two, but three super telephoto lenses for its mirrorless R-system cameras, headlined by a new version of its EF 500mm f/4L optic. 

The company continues to expand the range of lenses available for the full-frame  Canon EOS R and Canon EOS RP, as well as the upcoming hi-res EOS R camera that has been the subject of endless camera rumors

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James Artaius

The editor of Digital Camera World, James has 21 years experience as a journalist and started working in the photographic industry in 2014 (as an assistant to Damian McGillicuddy, who succeeded David Bailey as Principal Photographer for Olympus). In this time he shot for clients like Aston Martin Racing, Elinchrom and L'Oréal, in addition to shooting campaigns and product testing for Olympus, and providing training for professionals. This has led him to being a go-to expert for camera and lens reviews, photo and lighting tutorials, as well as industry news, rumors and analysis for publications like Digital Camera MagazinePhotoPlus: The Canon MagazineN-Photo: The Nikon MagazineDigital Photographer and Professional Imagemaker, as well as hosting workshops and talks at The Photography Show. He also serves as a judge for the Red Bull Illume Photo Contest. An Olympus and Canon shooter, he has a wealth of knowledge on cameras of all makes – and a fondness for vintage lenses and instant cameras.