7 Choosing Your Lens Arsenal

It’s not an overstatement to say that Canon has built its reputation on its expertise in lenses. Since the company began producing its own optics for Canon cameras in mid-1947, it has pioneered many innovations, including the world’s first 10X zoom lens, the first lenses to include optical image stabilization, and the first super-telephoto lens to include a built-in tele-extender.

Potential compatibility with older EF and EF-S lenses is part of what makes the RF mount so interesting and exciting. In early 2021, Canon announced it had sold its 150 millionth lens in RF or EF mount, and millions more are available from third parties like Laowa, Tamron, Sigma, Tokina, and other companies. A large number of them are ...

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