Canon RF 800mm f/11 among 6 new lenses from Canon this year

Canon RF 800mm f/11 among 6 new lenses from Canon this year
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Think the RF mount needs more lenses? How about a Canon RF 800mm f/11? Or an 85mm Macro? Or even an f/1.8 nifty fifty? Well, Canon agrees – and the six new lenses it promised for 2020 have been revealed.

Back in February, the manufacturer told us about the Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1 L IS USM (along with the 1.4x and 2x RF mount teleconverters) and teased that five additional lenses would be released this year. And now, thanks to the ever-reliable Nokishita, we now know with a high degree of probability what they will be: 

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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.