'Popular' Canon super telephoto about join the RF mount – but what is it?

Canon telephoto lenses on white background
(Image credit: Canon)

Rumors just coming in suggest that Canon is readying a new super-telephoto lens to be announced in the next few months.

Canon makes some of the best telephoto lenses around, and the rumor mill has been abuzz lately with patents being found for several 'big white' professional L series lenses including an RF 200-500mm f/4L 1.4x and an RF 500mm f/4L IS USM. Which would both make very likely candidates for this new mystery lens announcement.

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Gareth Bevan
Reviews Editor

Gareth is a photographer based in London, working as a freelance photographer and videographer for the past several years, having the privilege to shoot for some household names. With work focusing on fashion, portrait and lifestyle content creation, he has developed a range of skills covering everything from editorial shoots to social media videos. Outside of work, he has a personal passion for travel and nature photography, with a devotion to sustainability and environmental causes.