Canon Announces Two New L Lenses For the Photojournalist

In addition to the new Canon 5D Mk IV, the company is also announcing two new lenses and accessories. Among the announcements are the Canon EF 16-35mm f2.8 L III USM and the 24-105mm f4 L IS II USM lenses. Both of these incorporate the latest technologies from Canon, but do not have the blue refractive element of the Canon 35mm f1.4 L II USM.

Head past the jump for tech specs.

Canon EF 16-35mm f2.8 L III USM

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Lens

Focal Length & Maximum Aperture

16–35mm f/2.8

Lens Construction

16 elements in 11 groups

Diagonal Angle of View

108°10’–63°00’

Focus Adjustment

AF with full-time manual

Closest Focusing Distance

0.92 ft. / 0.28m

Filter Size

3.2 in. / 82mm diameter

Max. Diameter x Length, Weight

Ø3.5 x 5.0 in., approx. 27.9 oz. / Ø88.5 x 127.5mm, approx. 790g

According to Canon, this lens has better dust-proofing and better Fluorine coatings on it.

24-105mm f4 L IS II USM

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Lens

Focal Length & Maximum Aperture

24–105mm f/4

Lens Construction

17 elements in 12 groups

Diagonal Angle of View

84°00’–23°20’

Focus Adjustment

AF with full-time manual

Closest Focusing Distance

1.5 ft. / 0.45m

Filter Size

3.0 in. / 77mm diameter

Max. Diameter x Length, Weight

Ø3.3 x 4.7 in., approx. 28.04 oz. / Ø83.5 x 118mm, approx. 795g

What’s more is that Canon is promising up to 4 stops of IS with this lens.

New WiFi Adapter: Canon WE1

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This is a new adapter that fits into the SD card slot of your camera and has an 802.11 Wifi radio band. It will send images right to your smart device or computer. There is no storage capability on this card and it will come bundled with the Canon 7D Mk II, 5Ds and 5DsR.