New Canon 35mm f/1.4 Patent released

Fred Miranda
Registered: Dec 31, 2001
Total Posts: 22190
Country: United States

We could be looking at the new Canon 35mm f/1.4L II lens formula.
Patent "2012123155" information:

  • Patent released date: June 28, 2012
  • Patent filing date: December 8th, 2010
  • Focal length: 34.73mm
  • Aperture: 1.45
  • Half angle of view: 31.92 deg
  • Image height: 21.64mm
  • Length: 128.11mm
  • Back focus: 38.48mm
  • Lens diameter: 52.03mm
  • Lens design: 12 elements in 9 groups sheet, 2 aspherical elements
Check the original source

Registered: Aug 08, 2011
Total Posts: 12
Country: Canada

Haha I was just looking into getting the original and had just read today not to hold your breath for a v2

Registered: May 11, 2011
Total Posts: 91
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Same thing, ennolangus. Now to wait months on end without a wide angle in my bag... maybe not.

Registered: Dec 17, 2008
Total Posts: 806
Country: United States

Really,they can actually improve on this lens?

Registered: Jun 14, 2005
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Country: United States

Cphoto1954 wrote:
Really,they can actually improve on this lens?

That's what they were saying about the 70-200L IS ver. I

Registered: Jan 09, 2003
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surf monkey
Registered: May 24, 2005
Total Posts: 2850
Country: United States

Probably will be announced soon, because I just bought the current one.

Registered: Jan 02, 2005
Total Posts: 1451
Country: United States

No IS?