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Canon L-series lenses

Discover the craft behind Canon’s L-series lenses, from the history of the series to how they are made. Read stories about professional photographers using L-series lenses in the field, and view the world’s best examples of imagery produced with them.

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The Canon L-series lens story

From the first Canon camera lens to use fluorite in 1969 to the latest developments in lens technology, here’s the history of the L-series lens in an insightful timeline.

29 Jan 2018

A portrait of a wild four-month-old bonobo in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. STORIES

Christian Ziegler on capturing the rare wild bonobo

On assignment for National Geographic, wildlife and conservation photographer Christian Ziegler was tasked with photographing bonobos in the wild. Only one lens was right for the job…

29 Jan 2018
The experts behind the new EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens reveal all LENS

The experts behind the new EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens reveal all

The developers of the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM break down the work that went into creating the new lens.

29 Jan 2018
Alessandra Meniconzi on using a macro lens for a powerful portrait STORIES

Alessandra Meniconzi on using a macro lens for a powerful portrait

The Canon Europe Ambassador reveals the story behind her portrait of a girl with a hawk on her head, shot in in the girl’s home in Mongolia.

29 Jan 2018

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