New Canon Lenses & Flash

More new announcements from Canon today:

Speedlite 270ex II Flash
Speedlite 320ex Flash

EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM
EF 600mm f/4L IS II USM
EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II (new kit lens)

They also have a picture of another new lens, the EF 200-400mm f4L IS USM, but it does not have a release date yet.  It will have a built-in 1.4x extender which turns it into a 280-560mm.  Sounds interesting!   See here for the picture.

Details for the Canon EF 200-400mm lens are as follows:

Designed for Canon’s leading range of EOS Digital SLR cameras, the new lens will be an ideal addition for sports and wildlife photographers, offering exceptional flexibility with a built-in 1.4× extender that creates an increased focal range of 280 – 560mm. Perfect for photographers who require high performance, fast aperture and a flexible telephoto range, the EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM EXTENDER 1.4× will enable photographers to shoot a greater breadth of subjects using a single lens, delivering the best possible image quality at all focal lengths.

Developed as a new addition to Canon’s acclaimed L-series of professional lenses, the new lens will offer an unsurpassed combination of versatility, first-class optical performance and an enhanced weather-proof construction. The model will be released as part of Canon’s continued development of its EF lens line-up, offering enhanced performance and improved functions that cater for the needs of photographers from beginners through to professionals.

Leave a Reply