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Canon Celebrates 60 Million EF Lenses

By // April 28, 2011 // Posted in Gear & Equipment, Hardware, Photography

Canon U.S.A. (Lake Success, NY, www.usa.canon.com) recently marked the production of its 60-millionth EF lens. First introduced in March 1987, along with Canon’s EOS SLR camera system, the EF lens system has, over the years, featured a range of technologies, including Ultrasonic Motor-powered lens (USM) technology, Image Stabilizer (IS), Subwavelength Structure Coating (SWC) anti-reflection technology, and a super-telephoto lens that employs a diffractive optical element. The current EF lens lineup includes 65 models ranging from super-wide-angle lenses to super-telephoto zoom lenses.

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Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin

Jacqueline Tobin is the Editor-in-Chief of Rangefinder magazine and the author of Wedding Photography Unveiled: Inspiration and Insight From 20 Top Photographers (Amphoto Books, 2009); and The Luminous Portrait (Amphoto Books, 2012). The second-generation native New Yorker cherishes her Sunday mornings hunkered down with The New York Times, fresh bagels and a great cup of coffee.

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