CANON Announces EF 200mm f/2L IS USM and EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lenses

January 24, 2008

Big Lenses for those with Big Wallets

Canon_Lens_EF 200mm f/2L IS USMCanon_Lens_EF 800mm f/5.6L IS USM

Canon actually exhibited prototypes of these lenses at PhotoPlus Expo in October 2007. Today they have announced that the production versions will ship this spring. The following is an unedited Press Release:


EF200mm f/2L IS USM and EF800mm f/5.6L IS USM Lenses Add New Levels of Super Telephoto Performance to Canon’s Market-Leading EOS System Read the rest of this entry »


Canon Lens Winter Rebate Program Extended

January 17, 2008

Great news for you Canon dSLR Dads. Canon has just extended their winter rebate program until February 17, 2008. Now you get a chance to wait until after the big PMA2008 announcements before making your purchase decision. For those of you who are not aware, the 580 EX II flash and the following lenses are discounted:

Tokina AT-X 116 PRO DX 11-16mm f2.8 Announced

November 17, 2007

Please note: dSLR Dad has moved to the new
Subscribe to the new dSLR Dad.  Thank you.

Tokina has announced their new fast, Ultra-Wide Angle 11-16mm Lens at a constant f/2.8. This APS-C format only DX lens will begin to ship in late February 2008 for Canon and Nikon mounts. You can read the press release here (English Translation here). Pricing should be Read the rest of this entry »