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Venus Optics Announces the Laowa 9mm f/2.8 Zero-D, the World’s Widest f/2.8 Lens for APS-C Mirrorless Cameras

Do, 22/03/2018 - 01:59
Featuring a 113° Angle of View, Ultra-fast f/2.8 aperture, close-to-zero distortion, 49mm filter thread & less than 0.5 pounds in weight, this is a perfect ultra-wide option for still & videographers. Anhui China, Mar 21, 2018 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, is Read more...

DJI Phantom 5 Drone To Have Interchangeable Lenses?

Mi, 21/03/2018 - 19:39
It looks like the upcoming DJI Phantom 5 will have interchangeable lenses. This could be a game changer for consumer drones. The lens in the image above is a 50mm, it would be likely DJI would announce a few prime lenses with the Phantom 5. We expect to see both the DJI Mavic Pro II Read more...

The Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II is Coming in April [CR3]

Mi, 21/03/2018 - 13:30
We have confirmed that the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II will be announced in April. We have not confirmed if the Canon EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM has moved up to April from the original Photokina announcement we were previously told about. We also think there is a good chance that another 70-200mm lens will Read more...

Back in Stock: Refurbished Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body $2379 (Reg $3299)

Di, 20/03/2018 - 19:30
Did you miss last week’s Canon EOS 5D Mark IV deal? Good news! It’s back at the Canon USA Store. Use the coupon code MRGREENIE during checkout to see the sale price of $2379. Refurbished Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Body $2379 (Reg $3299)

A New EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Still a Possibility in 2018? [CR1]

Di, 20/03/2018 - 15:45
We reported a couple of months ago that a new EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III was coming, and then we scaled that back to just a new EF 70-200mm was coming as we couldn’t confirm the speed of the lens. Last week it was confirmed from outside sources that an EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II was Read more...

Canon Shows off 360 Degree Intelligent Camera and a 100-400mm Smartphone Camera

Di, 20/03/2018 - 14:29
Canon is showing off two new concept cameras at the Photography Show 2018 in the UK. One is a 360 degree intelligent camera and the other is a 100-400mm smartphone camera. The Canon Smartphone camera attaches to your phone via a flip out lightning port and is lightweight at only 100g. The concept also shows Read more...

DPReview Interview With Canon Execs, “Increased Competition Allows us to Level-up'”

Mo, 19/03/2018 - 23:19
During the CP+ show earlier this month, DPReview had the chance to interview a few Canon executives about all things Canon imaging. DPReview asked most of the questions us enthusiasts wanted answered. From DPReview: How important is it for Canon to add higher-end mirrorless products to your lineup? At Canon we have what’s called a Read more...

Hacking the Canon Connect Station CS100

So, 18/03/2018 - 19:08
It looks like a group of folks is working hard to “hack” the Canon Connect Station CS100 for fun and to add some functionality to the unit. You can read about the progress at the Hak5 forums as well as at GitHub. I’ll admit I’m not sure what all of this means, but for the Read more...

Rest in Peace Chuck Westfall, Canon USA’s Technical Representative

Fr, 16/03/2018 - 21:44
Chuck Westfall, Canon USA’s technical representative has died after a 7 year fight against kidney cancer. I had the pleasure of meeting Chuck once and having some good laughs about this site, he was without a doubt a legend in the photography industry. He was also a great human being. You can read more over Read more...

Stock Notice: Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro & Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro in Stock at B&H Photo

Fr, 16/03/2018 - 02:31
B&H Photo has stock of the Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro & Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro. Canon TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro Both of these lenses have been hard to come by since they launched a few months ago.

Review: Canon EOS M50 by Cinema5D

Do, 15/03/2018 - 14:00
Cinema5D has completed their hands on review of the Canon EOS M50, Canon’s latest mirrorless release. The review is mostly positive for the new mirrorless camera, although they do describe the 4K implementation as an “afterthought”, which isn’t what most people wanted from this camera. From Cinema5D: The Canon M50 is a nice, powerful and affordable little Read more...

Hot Deal: Refurbished Canon EOS 5D Mark IV $2379 (Reg $3299)

Do, 15/03/2018 - 13:06
The Canon Store has 15% off refurbished items for St Patrick’s day. One of the great deals available is the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV for $2379. Just use the coupon code “MRGREENIE” during checkout. Act fast, these won’t last long. Refurbished Canon EOS 5D Mark IV $2379 (Reg $3299)

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II Confirmed

Do, 15/03/2018 - 12:55
We reported a couple of months ago that a new EF 70-200mm was coming some time in 2018. Unfortunately, it’s not a new EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III. Instead it looks like we’re getting an EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II. We are unsure of the exact announcement date for this new lens, but ahead of Read more...

Canon EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM Confirmed

Do, 15/03/2018 - 12:51
We reported last month that an EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM was coming ahead of Photokina in August of 2018, and it looks like that is now confirmed according to Nokishita. Other sites had reported that a EF-M 32mm f/1.8 STM was on the way, but it turns out our original speed on the lens was Read more...

An Update on Canon’s NAB 2018 Announcements [CR3]

Mi, 14/03/2018 - 14:01
A couple of days ago, we posted an article about an upcoming 4K Canon Cinema EOS C100 Mark III. We warned you to take the report with a grain of salt, but you may have actually needed the whole salt shaker. A Cinema EOS C100 Mark III is NOT coming to NAB. Canon’s big announcement Read more...

Issue Discovered With The EOS 5D Mark IV, Firmware Fix Coming

Mi, 14/03/2018 - 07:46
Canon Rumors readers Darach G. (Darachphotography) has uncovered an issue with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV that Canon themselves have confirmed. The firmware to fix the issue below should come within the next 4-8 weeks. Darach G. explains the issue and how Canon handled it: I was testing out the various remote control options Read more...

Sony Executive: Expects Canon and Nikon full frame mirrorless by this year

Di, 13/03/2018 - 17:48
I’m sure this is quite worrying for Sony. Up to now they have had this particular niche market for themselves; now it seems that Sony’s expecting competition soon. DPReview interviewed  Sony’s Senior General Manager of the Digital Imaging Business Group, Kenji Tanaka who has this to say; Q: One of the reasons that companies like Sigma Read more...

Canon wants a 50% marketshare

Di, 13/03/2018 - 14:41
Canon recently did their annual corporate strategy conference and there’s a pretty surprising statement from Canon in the middle of their speech summary.  They were extremely bullish when it came to the camera side of the company as they dropped the gauntlet when it comes to mirrorless and their overall marketshare stating; .. in our core Read more...

An Update on Canonbot

Mo, 12/03/2018 - 18:10
Samantha from Canon Canada customer support reached out to us for a bit of a backstory on what we called “Canonbot”. It turns out that she built “Canonbot”, telling us: I actually made that lil robot. The story behind it is that there were a couple of guys in a canoe and it tipped. Their Read more...

A 4K Canon Cinema EOS C100 Mark III Coming for NAB 2018 Next Month? [CR1]

Mo, 12/03/2018 - 16:30
We know that at least one Cinema EOS camera will be replaced ahead of NAB 2018 next month, and the best is that we’ll see a Cinema EOS C100 Mark III, though we haven’t received full confirmation as of yet. An unknown source has told us that we’ll be seeing a 4K capable C100 Mark Read more...