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EDITOR’S NOTE 2 DEAR ALL, This issue is packed full of new camera info. We hit launch season in the first week of September with a BANG. Canon’s first foray into the full frame mirrorless market arrived in the form of a brand-new EOS system. This is the first time we have had a major change to the lens mount in over 30 years and the new EOS R with the RF lens system seems to be the way of the future. The camera was announced together with 4 new RF mount lenses and 3 different EF lens mount adaptors to ensure any users will be happywith their newcameras using their existing EF lenses. This is quite an exciting time for us as we have not had such a major change in a very long time. At the same time, we continued to reinforce our existing EF lens range with 2 dramatic updates to our flagship fast prime telephoto lenses. Both the 400mm f2.8 L IS Mk2 and 600mm f4 L IS Mk2 were updated to Mk3 level with big changes in design that resulted in considerable weight drops. The EF 400mm f2.8 L IS Mk3 lens is now the lightest in its class – dropping below 3Kg and the 600 f4 is now a lot more interesting to bird and action photographers as it drops close to the 3Kg level as well. This should be quite appealing now to a lot of photographers who have trusted the 500mm f4 L IS Mk2 lens for years as the lightweight telephoto option. The new 600mm f4 L IS Mk3 is now lighter than that long-standing favourite. Also – a further commitment to our existing mirrorless users to confirm that we are still thinking about them – a brand new fast prime lens was announced on the same day. The new EF-M32mm f1.4 lens will prove to be very popular with photographers and videographers alike as it delivers exceptional quality across the frame with the added benefit of the super bright aperture. The 32mm focal length equates to about 50mm on the crop sensor making this a fantastic standard kit lens that most M-class mirrorless users will enjoy. At the time of going to print with this issue, Canon had also just announced a brand new 4K flagship video camera as well, but more info on that in the next issue. Until next time – keep Clicking away! Roger Machin Product Manager PVDVC Products Canon SA