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Review: Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro

Di, 16/01/2018 - 16:46
Photography Blog has completed their review of the brand new Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro. This focal length in a tilt-shift is usually used for portrait & product photography, but you may also find some uses for it shooting landscapes. The Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8 L Macro Lens is a specialist lens, with a high Read more...

BCN Rankings Are Out, Canon Continues to Dominate DSLRs, Further Growth in Mirrorless

Di, 16/01/2018 - 16:12
BCN have release their rankings for 2017. These numbers represent about 50% of all Japanese camera retailers, so the numbers do come from a long sample. These numbers do not reflect sales in the rest of Asia, Europe or North America. Digital camera (Compact) Canon 27.9% Nikon 25.5% Casio 17.2% Digital camera (DSLR) Canon 61.1% Read more...

Canon Was Quiet at CES 2018, Expect More Noise Next Month Ahead of CP+

Mo, 15/01/2018 - 16:18
We sent this information out last Friday in our newsletter with some hopes of further confirming the following information. We know a couple of additional things that we cannot publish at this time. Canon was the quietest it has ever been at CES if my memory services me correctly. Though they did show some neat Read more...

Review: Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8L Macro

Mo, 15/01/2018 - 15:58
Photography BLOG has completed their review of the brand new Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8L Macro. This appears to have already been quite a popular lens with Canon shooters, as I’ve received tons of thoughts and praises for the lens. I do know a couple of interior and architectural photographers that have been using a lot Read more...

Factory Update: EOS-1D C: Firmware Version 1.4.1

Mo, 15/01/2018 - 15:46
Thank you for using Canon products. Firmware Version 1.4.1 incorporates the following improvements and fixes: Changes the maximum number of “Release cycles” displayed from 1,000,000 cycles to 9,999,000 cycles. This value can be checked under the “Camera system information” menu. Fixes a phenomenon in which a synchronization failure may occur during multiple flash shooting. Fixes Read more...

Is Kodak Coin a Scam?

So, 14/01/2018 - 20:04
Kodak Coin was announced to much confusion last week at CES. Beyond they coin, they also announced a mining computer, that most discarded as a complete scam, as it didn’t take into account the average of a 15% decline in revenue per month while mining bitcoin. The initial coin offering for Kodak Coin is January Read more...

Canon Italy Responds to Social Media Composite Photograph Backlash

Sa, 13/01/2018 - 20:36
Canon Italy has officially responded to the backlash from an FStoppers story over a composite photograph that they posted to social media this week. From Fuji Addict: Ciao a tutti! Grazie mille per i vostri commenti sul nostro post e per aver condiviso le vostre considerazioni! Abbiamo preso questa immagine dal sito web, dedicato alla Read more...

Canon Professional Services and Professional Photographers of America Collaborate to Offer Exclusive CPS Membership Discounts Launching at Imaging USA Expo 2018

Sa, 13/01/2018 - 20:12
The Company Will Showcase Its Latest Digital Imaging Solutions for Professional Photographers and Feature Educational Presentations by Canon Explorers of Light MELVILLE, N.Y., January 12, 2018 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce that the company will launch a special pricing promotion for new and existing Canon Professional Service Read more...

Canon Concept Cameras Brought to CES 2018

Fr, 12/01/2018 - 20:44
Canon didn’t announce any consumer cameras at CES 2018 this year, but they did bring a couple of concept cameras that did impress the folks at The Verge. The first camera is a small brick shaped device with a flip out lightning port that would allow it to be attached to an iPhone. You could Read more...

We’re Not Convinced an EOS 7D Mark III is Coming in 2018

Do, 11/01/2018 - 22:28
We sent this information out last week in our newsletter and we haven’t received any further clarity about the Canon EOS 7D Mark III. There has been a lot of unfocused chatter about an EOS 7D Mark III recently, and in my experience, that’s not a good thing. Our best source is telling us that Read more...

Canon U.S.A. Kicks Off 2018 with Announcement of New Executive Appointments

Do, 11/01/2018 - 22:06
MELVILLE, N.Y., January 11, 2018 – Beginning the New Year with a celebration of teamwork and an appreciation for those who have contributed to the company’s continued success, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce new senior executive appointments and promotions, effective January 1, 2018. These personnel moves represent Canon’s Read more...

Review: Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III by TCSTV

Do, 11/01/2018 - 19:56
The Camera Store does some of my favorite reviews, I think they do some of the most objective reviews out there. The have completed their field test review of the polarizing new PowerShot flagship the PowerShot G1 X Mark III. Watch the video review above.

Canon Asking Select Professionals What They Want in a Mirrorless Camera

Do, 11/01/2018 - 18:13
A good source has told us that Canon has been asking select Explorers of Light and other professionals what they think would make a professional mirrorless camera “compelling” enough to purchase and use. In the same survey by Canon, they asked specifically what the photographers thought about the Sony a9 and  medium format Fujifulm GFX Read more...

Canon Italy Posts Image With Stolen Elements, No Credit and Taken on a Fuji

Do, 11/01/2018 - 18:00
Well this is an odd one. According to FStoppers Canon Italy has posted an image to social media without credit, consisting of stolen elements and not even taken on a Canon camera. It looks like someone at Canon took the work of landscape photographer Elia Locardi and used some elements from the image in a composite Read more...

Patent: Optical Viewfinder for Mirrorless Camera

Do, 11/01/2018 - 16:42
Here’s a strange patent application from Canon, an optical viewfinder adaptor for a mirrorless camera. Canon News breaks down Japan Patent Application 2018-005126: This adapter would provide the half mirror assembly that would split the optical path between the image sensor and the viewfinder, and allow for simutaneous use of the image sensor and that Read more...

Patent: EF 15mm f/4 & EF-M 9.5mm f/4

Do, 11/01/2018 - 16:34
A new patent showing an optical formula for a new wide angle prime has appeared. The full frame lens in the application is an EF 15mm f/4, while the APS-C optical formula of a EF-M 9.5mm f/4 shows a shorter backfocus than an EF-S lens and could actually be EF-M. Japan Patent Application 2018-004726 Canon EF-M Read more...

Patent: Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 & EF 100mm f/1.8

Do, 11/01/2018 - 16:28
A patent showing 4 new optical formulas for EF prime lenses has appeared. Japan Patent Application 2018-005133 shows the following: EF 50mm f/1.8 EF 85mm f/1.4 (Not the same as the EF 85mm f.1.4L IS) EF 85mm f/1.8 EF 100mm f/1.8 The EF 85mm f/1.8 and EF 100mm f/2 could both use a replacement, the former Read more...

Canon’s Focus on Innovation Once Again Lands Imaging Leader a Top Five Spot Among U.S. Patent Holders for 32nd Consecutive Year

Mi, 10/01/2018 - 16:51
Company claims third most U.S. Patents, placing it ahead of fellow tech giants globally. MELVILLE, N.Y., January 10, 2018 – As part of its mission to redefine the boundaries of innovation and expand the possibilities of imaging technology, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., based Read more...

Happy Birthday, Canon Rumors Turns 10 Years Old Today

Mi, 10/01/2018 - 16:35
I had no idea I’d be doing this for 10 years, but here we are. The site started very casually a week or so after I was told by my wife that she was pregnant. I was off of work because of an injury and spending most of my day leveling up my Druid in Read more...

Do You Want to Take Your Canon EOS-1D X Mark II Apart?

Di, 09/01/2018 - 21:56
I don’t, but Peter McKinnon did! Before Peter sent his EOS-1D X Mark II off for repair, he decided it would be best to check out what’s inside on his own. If it’s already going for repair, I guess it doesn’t matter if you can’t put it back together… You’ve already done half the work Read more...