Tuesday, 6 November 2012

Canon News: New 24-70mm and 35mm lenses

Canon have launched a couple of new lenses, details below:

Canon EF 24-70mm f/4 L IS USM


A versatile 24-70mm f/4 L-series lens with macro mode for up to 0.7x magnification. Ultrasonic AF provides fast, near-silent focusing. UD and aspherical elements deliver superb image quality.
  • Versatile zoom range for a variety of subjects
  • Macro mode for up to 0.7x magnification
  • Up to four-stop Image Stabilizer
  • Two aspherical and two UD lens elements
  • Fast ultrasonic AF
  • Sealed against dust and moisture
  • Nine-bladed aperture for soft bokeh 
More details here.
 
 Canon EF 35mm f/2 IS USM





A 35mm prime lens with a four-stop Image Stabilizer and f/2 maximum aperture – ideal for low-light photography. Ultrasonic AF is fast and accurate. An aspherical lens element boosts image quality.
  • Up to four stops of image stablisation
  • Fast f/2 maximum aperture
  • Ultrasonic AF for quick and accurate focusing
  • Compact, lightweight design
  • Eight-bladed aperture for smooth bokeh
  • Moulded glass elements for consistent sharpness
  • 0.24m minimum focus distance
More details here.