Several companies have released affordable super-telephoto zoom lenses recently (like the Nikon 200-500mm, Sigma 150-600mm & Tamron 150-600mm) and it looks like Canon may be adding to the mix. Canon Rumors reports that it has info from a reliable source of a Canon EF 200-600mm f/4.5-5.6 IS lens in development.
The lens may not be an “L” lens and, thus, wouldn’t necessarily compete with the Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens. Accordingly, the lens is also expected to be offered at a lower price point than the 100-400mm.
No additional rumors on pricing or release dates; however, the 200-600mm lens is expected sometime this year.
For today (3/28/16) only, you can get 10 packs of Canon 4 x 6 photo paper for $5 direct from Canon USA. Here’s how to do it: [Read more…]
Canon has launched a new lens rebate program for dozens of lenses. When you combine the instant rebates with the mail-in rebates, it results in some pretty significant savings. [Read more…]
Canon Rumors received a tip that a new 50mm lens is coming soon. While there are no specifics as to whether it is a replacement for the current 50mm f/1.4 or 50mm f/1.2 lens, the EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens is over 30 years old and is ripe for replacement.
Canon Rumors rates this as a credible rumor and it’s certainly a needed replacement. So, hopefully, we’ll see something sooner rather than later.
The Canon USA online store has several deals on refurbished Canon DSLRs and lenses through tomorrow March 21 as part of its St. Patrick’s Day sale. Note, you must use the promo code LUCKYCHARM at checkout to get an additional 15% off these items. Final price will only be displayed in your cart with the code applied.
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