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Amazing Refurbished Canon EOS 80D and 3 Lens Bundle Deal

So, 17/12/2017 - 20:15
The Canon Store has an amazing EOS 80D bundle deal going on. Use the coupon code HOLIDAY17 at checkout. This deal will expire tonight at 11:59PM EST. What’s included in the bundle: Canon EOS 80D Body Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II Canon Read more...

Zeiss Reports Record Revenue & Earnings, Who Needs AF?

Fr, 15/12/2017 - 19:17
Investments and innovations lead to best results in the company’s more than 170-year history  Double-digit revenue growth to EUR 5.348 billion EBIT increases to EUR 770 million Positive contribution from all segments Growth with leading-edge EUV technology ZEISS continues to focus on innovation, global investments and expansion OBERKOCHEN/Germany, STUTTGART/Germany, 2017-12-13. In the past 2016/17 fiscal Read more...

Deal: B&H Photo has Special Bundle Deals on Select DSLRs and Lenses

Do, 14/12/2017 - 18:49
B&H Photo has a bunch of instant savings bundles for a limted time. Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body & Storage Kit $3199 Bundle Includes: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body Canon BG-E20 Battery Grip for EOS 5D Mark IV Lowepro Photo Hatchback 16L AW Backpack (Slate Gray) WD 4TB My Passport USB 3.0 Secure Read more...

Patent: Canon 400mm f/5.6 Mirror (Catadioptric) Lens

Do, 14/12/2017 - 18:07
A patent application showing a new mirror lens design from Canon is confusing to say the least. I figured the days of the catadioptric lens were well behind us, but here we are. Specification from the patent: Focal length: 400mm Aperture: f/5.6 2 ω: 1.96 Image height: 13.66mm Back focus: 33.07mm Lens length: 247.73mm The Read more...

Patent: Autofocus Related Patent Applications from Canon

Do, 14/12/2017 - 17:29
For the folks that love reading/translating patents, here are three new ones uncovered by Northlight that are related to autofocus technologies. Summarized by Northlight: [USPTO] Refining AF to correct for lens chromatic aberration. [USPTO] Using AF to refine and maintain manual focus setting [USPTO] Improving focus accuracy and automating focus adjustment over the range of Read more...

Review: Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II by DPReview

Do, 14/12/2017 - 17:06
DPReview has completed their review of the Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II, Canon’s smallest 1″ sensor camera. The camera appears to be a bit of a mixed bag, as the user experience is quite good, but the camera is let down by a soft lens and poor battery life. I looked long and hard Read more...

Review: Irix Firefly 15mm f/2.4 by Northlight

Mi, 13/12/2017 - 18:02
Keith over at Northlight Images has completed his extensive review of the Irix Firefly 15mm f/2.4 lens. We seem to have an abundance of fast ultrawide lenses to choose from now. Canon, Sigma, Rokinon, Zeiss and now IRIX all offer competent lenses at different price points. The Firefly version of this lens has a lower build Read more...

Get a Free Week on Your Rental Over the Holidays From

Di, 12/12/2017 - 21:04
You can get a free week on your rental from by using the coupon code EXTRAWEEK. How it works: You rental must arrive before December 22, 2017 Your rental must have a return date after January 1, 2018. Use coupon code EXTRAWEEK to get December 26, 2017 – January 1, 2018 free Visit

Kickstarter: The Universal Lens Cap by KUVRD

Di, 12/12/2017 - 20:42
Here is a Kickstarter campaign we thought you’d like, it’s for a pretty cool universal lens cap solution. This lens cap will fit every lens with a diameter between 60mm and 150mm, so that will cover most non supertelphoto lenses, as well as protecting pretty much every lens mount. Not only will it protect the Read more...

Adobe Announces the December Update to Lightroom

Di, 12/12/2017 - 18:28
From the Lightroom Journal: Today we’re proud to release updates to the entire Lightroom CC ecosystem, including for Mac, Windows, iOS, Android, and the web, as well as updates to Lightroom Classic CC and Adobe Camera Raw. We’ve added support for new cameras and lenses, and added some great new features. Please note that we are moving to a new Read more...

It’s Time to Vote on Your Favourite Gear From Canon in 2017

Di, 12/12/2017 - 17:26
It’s time once again to vote for your favorite gear from Canon that was announced in 2017. It wasn’t a standout year of new cameras and lenses from Canon, but we did get some good stuff. You can also vote for what you’re hoping for most from Canon in 2018. Voting closes on December 17, Read more...

Macphun Starts Holiday Sale on Aurora HDR 2018 for Windows & MacOS

Di, 12/12/2017 - 16:35
Offer Availability: The Aurora HDR Special offer is already live and continues until December 31. Pricing: Current users of Aurora HDR may upgrade at a Special price of $39 ($29 with coupon code CANONRUMORS) New users can purchase Aurora HDR 2018 for $79 ($69 with coupon code CANONRUMORS) A collection of bonuses will also be included with every Read more...

Macphun Starts Holiday Sale on Luminar 2018 for Windows & MacOS

Di, 12/12/2017 - 16:32
Offer Availability: The Luminar 2018 Holiday offer is now live and available until December 31 Pricing: Current users of Luminar may upgrade at a Black Friday price of $49 ($39 with coupon code CANONRUMORS) New users can purchase Luminar 2018 for $69 ($59 with coupon code CANONRUMORS) A collection of bonuses will also be included with every purchase. Bonuses: The Shootkit ebook Preset pack: 20 Read more... Compares the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS Against the Competition

Mo, 11/12/2017 - 17:57 has posted a comparison between the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS, EF 85mm f/1.2L and the Sigma 85mm f/1.4 Art. This comparison is not their usual scientific endeavour using OLAF, this is a bit more of a real world comparison by looking at images with our own eyes. From The Canon 85mm f1.2L II Read more...

Canon Global Shutter Sensor Paper

Mo, 11/12/2017 - 17:39
From Image Sensors World: MDPI Special Issue on the 2017 International Image Sensor Workshop (IISW) publishes Canon paper “Development of Gentle Slope Light Guide Structure in a 3.4 μm Pixel Pitch Global Shutter CMOS Image Sensor with Multiple Accumulation Shutter Technology” by Hiroshi Sekine, Masahiro Kobayashi, Yusuke Onuki, Kazunari Kawabata, Toshiki Tsuboi, Yasushi Matsuno, Hidekazu Read more...

Sigma 70-200 f/2.8 OS Sport & Sigma 70-200 f/4 OS Contemporary Coming? [CR1]

So, 10/12/2017 - 16:40
We’re told that Sigma will be announcing two new 70-200mm lens in the early part of 2018. One of the lenses will be a 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS Art series lens, and the other a 70-200mm f/4 DG OS contemporary lens. The 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS Sport has been rumored for quite some time, but Read more...

Patent: Lots of Big White Lens Patent Applications Surface

Do, 07/12/2017 - 23:00
New patents for supertelephoto optical formulas have appeared at the USPTO. The range of formulas is quite vast, all the way from a new EF 300mm f/2.8L IS to a new EF 800mm f/5.6L IS design. We do think there will be some new “big white” lenses announced in the next 12 months, not including Read more...

Sigma Trade Up Program Gives $350.00 USD Back on Used EF, E, or PL System Mount Lenses Towards Sigma Cine Lens Purchase

Do, 07/12/2017 - 16:52
Ronkonkoma, NY – December 7, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, is inviting cinematographers to take advantage of the new Cine ‘Trade Up Program’ for the holidays. Sigma is offering camera operators, DPs, and cinematographers $350.00 USD off a Cine lens or lens bundle purchase when trading their Read more...

More Cinema EOS C300 Mark III Information [CR1]

Do, 07/12/2017 - 16:10
Earlier in the week we posted some information about the Canon EOS C300 Mark III that came from unknown places. Yesterday we received more information from the same place. It’s starting to feel like we may be getting trolled. Anyway, here’s what else we’ve been told is coming in the new camera. 4K Internal 4:4:4 Read more...

Review: Canon EOS M100 by TDP

Di, 05/12/2017 - 18:04
Bryan over at The-Digital-Picture has completed his review of Canon’s latest entry level mirrorless camera, the EOS M100. From TDP: From an exciting brand-new features perspective, the Canon EOS M100 is going to turn few heads. However, the existing features packaged into this tiny camera combined with a very-attractive price will. Among the most-attracted to Read more...