New Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Leaks Out

Canon 50mm f1.8 Lens

It looks like the new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens has leaked out ahead of the official announcement. Previously, we had seen rumors and another image of the lens but this one comes from a the reliable site, which quite frequently has official images and details a few days ahead of the product launch.

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Specs

  • Lens design: 6 elements in 5 groups
  • Full frame lens
  • The lens coating is optimized for the digital
  • Stepping motor (STM)
  • Full-time manual focus
  • Length: 39.3mm
  • Weight: 160g

Look for an official announcement soon.


Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM Lens Available for $180,000

Canon 1200mm Lens at BH Photo

B&H has the legendary Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM lens in stock. A single used unit in excellent condition is currently priced at $180,000. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Update: A little back story….

They had one in 2010 available for $120,000, which you see pictured in the top image.

And then, back in 2008, they had on for $99,000.

From Canon:

This remarkable lens is the longest in the world with full autofocus capability. Two fluorite elements for superb image quality, make it ideal for many professional applications where it’s impossible to get close to the subject. Fully compatible with any EOS SLR, including digital bodies, autofocus performance is silent and instantaneous thanks to the Ultrasonic Motor. It’s also compatible with the Canon Extender EF 1.4x II (making it a 1700mm f/8) and EF 2x II (2400mm f/11). Available upon special order.