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Deal: Save 20% at For All Gear Arriving Before January 21, 2018

Di, 02/01/2018 - 23:45
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Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8L Macro Sample Images

Di, 02/01/2018 - 15:52
Ahead of their full review, Photography BLOG has posted a bunch of RAW and .JPG file samples from the brand new Canon TS-E 50mm f/2.8L Macro. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/32 Two Ultra-Low Dispersion Elements One Aspherical Element Air Sphere and Subwavelength Coatings Maximum Tilt: +/- 8.5° Maximum Shift: +/- Read more...

Patent: Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

Sa, 30/12/2017 - 18:48
There has been a lot of patents post lately as the rumor mill has become quiet likely due to the time of year. As most of you know, there is a new patent translating expert on the scene, which is much appreciated. I am personally the worst at reading engineering & legal speak and I Read more...

Yongnuo Copies the Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II With Their Latest Clone

Fr, 29/12/2017 - 18:17
A Professional Lens of Capturing Grand View YONGNUO Ultra-wide Angle Prime Lens YN14mm F2.8 ¨ 114° Ultra-wide Angle The diagonal angle of view is about 114°. For YN14mm F2.8 helps to collect the vast landscape and giant structures, it’s easier to show a grand and solemn atmosphere. High-precision,Ultra-low Dispersion and Aspherical Lens It carries two high-precision aspherical glass Read more...

Canon Developers Discuss Designing the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM

Fr, 29/12/2017 - 16:30
Canon Asia has posted an interview article with the developers of the Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM. The developers initially thought it would be impossible to design such a lens and keep it under 1 kg in weight and have a compact design. When the product planning department requested development of this lens, our Read more...

The Most Rented Gear of 2017 at, Canon Dominates

Do, 28/12/2017 - 19:11 has released their yearly list of the most rented gear in their inventory. Not surprisingly, the list is dominated by Canon and Sony. 1 Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II 11 Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS 2 Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II 12 Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro 3 Canon EOS 5D Mark Read more...

Patent: More SuperTelephoto Patent Applications Appear

Mi, 27/12/2017 - 23:20
We’ve been told that Canon will announce at least 2 new “big white” lenses in 2018. This is a World Cup year and the event may be used for testing the final versions of the lenses. The new patents seem to be geared towards further weight reduction of the big white lenses as well as Read more...

Patent: Canon EF-M 9-18mm f/4-5.6

Mi, 27/12/2017 - 20:09
A new ultrawide zoom lens for APS-C EOS M cameras has appeared. This may be a replacement for the excellent EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM. The only knock against that lens is that it’s not wide enough. Image Stabilization is not part of the patent, which is a notable omission. Japan Patent Application 2017-219644 Focal distance: 9.27  Read more...

Patent: More Ultra Wide Zoom Lens Patents

Mi, 27/12/2017 - 20:01
Canon is clearly working on new ultra wide zoom lenses to add to the lineup, we have yesterdays patent showing a EF 17-35mm f/4-5.6 IS STM and today we see a patent application that covers 6 different ultra wide angle zoom optical formulas for APS-C sensors. Optical Formulas in Japan patent application: 2017-207649  14-35mm f/2.8 9-22mm Read more...

Patent: A New Type of ASC Lens Coating

Mi, 27/12/2017 - 16:22
A Canon patent application shows what looks to be expanding on ASC (air sphere coating). As you can see in the image below, ASC in fact looks like little bubbles From Japan Patent Application: 2017-167271 To provide an optical member having an anti-reflection film with high strength, uniform refractive index distribution, and low scattering, and a Read more...

Stock Notice: Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM at B&H Photo

Mi, 27/12/2017 - 16:12
B&H Photo finally has the brand new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM in stock and ready to ship. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/22 One GMo Aspherical Element Air Sphere and Fluorine Coatings Ring-Type Ultrasonic Motor AF System Optical Image Stabilization Dust- and Water-Resistant Construction Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm Canon EF 85mm Read more...

Tamron USA Launches a New VIP Program for Loyal Customers

Di, 26/12/2017 - 23:58
Tamron has launched a new VIP program for people that own 4 or more Tamron lenses that you have purchased and registered since May 2011. Membership Levels and 2018 Benefits: TAMRON SILVER TIER Tamron owners who have purchased and registered four (4) lenses during the time-frame of May 2011 and January 15, 2018 are eligible Read more...

Great News: DXO To Release New Nik Collection Software in 2018

Di, 26/12/2017 - 20:45
The much loved Nik Collection that Google sadly did nothing with was sold to DXO a couple of months ago, and we’ve finally received the confirmation that DXO plans to re-release the software collection in 2018. Dear Nik Collection users, We at DxO are very pleased to welcome the Nik community! We wish you a very Read more...

Patent: Canon EF 17-35mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

Di, 26/12/2017 - 20:29
We’ve heard some chatter that Canon would continue to develop it’s non-L zoom lenses for full frame camera lineup and this patent for an EF 17-35mm f/4-5.6 IS would seem to fit into that segment. Canon News, a new leader in patent tracking found this one. Canon EF 17-35mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Optical Formula Focal Read more...

Patent: Canon Stacked Image Sensor Technology

Di, 26/12/2017 - 16:38
Keith over at Northlight has uncovered more sensor related patents. The first patent uses a stacked sensor design to move AF and liveview data handling off the sensor part of the chip, to allow switching between them – faster and lower power. [USPTO] The second patent shows the use of a different MIS style (Metal/Insulator/Semiconductor) light Read more...

Skylum Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018 Receive Updates

Sa, 23/12/2017 - 16:39
Skylum has released a couple of big updates for Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018. The Luminar 2018 and Aurora HDR 2018 Holiday is still active until December 31, 2018. Remember to use the coupon code: CANONRUMORS to save an additional $10. Each deal also includes additional bonus content Luminar 2018 Aurora 2018 Below is Read more...

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from Canon Rumors

Fr, 22/12/2017 - 20:59
I’d like to wish everyone out there a Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday. It has been great to have all of you reading and contributing to this little spot on the web. Have a great time with your loved ones. Please do not drink and drive, that’s near a dear to my heart. Happy shooting, Read more...

Deal: Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary $789 (Reg $1089)

Fr, 22/12/2017 - 20:46
You can get the Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary for $789 (Reg $1089) this weekend. Sigma 150-600mm F5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary $789 (Reg $1089)

Good News: Arrests Made in The Camera Store Burglary, Most of the Stolen Gear Recovered

Do, 21/12/2017 - 21:24
This past weekend, The Camera Store in Calgary, Canada was victim of a burglary in which the assailants made away with some highend gear by Hasselblad and Leica. With the help from the public, two suspects have been taken into custody and all of the Hasselblad gear has been recovered. The Leica M-P 240 Safari Read more...

Hot Deal: Refurb Canon EOS 6D Mark II w/24-105 IS STM $1299 (Reg $2099)

Do, 21/12/2017 - 21:14
The Canon Store has Refurbished Canon EOS 6D Mark II w/24-105 IS STM kits for $1299 (Reg $2099) for a limited time. The deal includes free 1 day shipping. Refurb Canon EOS 6D Mark II w/24-105 IS STM $1299 (Reg $2099)