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The TIPA and EISA Award Winners Have Been Announced

Fr, 20/04/2018 - 14:54
The yearly photography gear award winners from TIPA and EISA have been announced. Generally, everyone wins a few awards and this year is no different. TIPA Wins for Canon: Best Full-Frame DSLR Expert: Canon EOS 6D Mark II Best DSLR Enthusiast: Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Best DSLR Prime Lens: Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Read more...

Venus Optics Announces 4 New Lenses, Including 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro for Canon

Fr, 20/04/2018 - 14:12
Anhui China, Apr 20, 2018 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, is proud to announce 4 new and unique lenses. Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX Zero-D Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye MFT Laowa Read more...

Patent: Lens Mount Adaptor For Different Flange Distances

Fr, 20/04/2018 - 00:41
Northlight has uncovered a USPTO patent application that shows a design for a lens mount adaptor that allows for different flange distances with different adaptors. The patent covers a lot of options, so this may be part of many more patents that deal with adaptors and lens mounts. This patent also covers options for including Read more...

Tony Northrup Predicts The Upcoming Full Frame Mirrorless Offerings From Both Canon and Nikon

Do, 19/04/2018 - 16:10
Opinions and predictions are fun, and there is a ton of chatter on the web about what Canon and Nikon are going to bring to the world of prosumer full frame mirrorless camera bodies. Tony Northrup gives his predictions in the video above about what he thinks we’ll see announced from both companies over the Read more...

Announced: #LiveIRL With Canon U.S.A.’s New IVY Mini Photo Printer

Do, 19/04/2018 - 15:26
With the Push of a Smartphone Button through the Canon Mini Print App¹, Print Creative 2×3 Photos and Stickers in Seconds MELVILLE, N.Y., April 19, 2018 – Today’s consumers are increasingly looking for unique ways to seamlessly blend their personal online brand and real life persona. With internet users having an average of seven social media Read more...

Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Receive Prestigious TIPA World Awards 2018

Do, 19/04/2018 - 14:54
April 19, 2018 – The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce it has won two TIPA World Awards 2018 for its wide-aperture ultra-wide-angle 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art zoom lens and its large-diameter 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art zoom lens suitable for any shoot. TIPA’s Best DSLR Wide Angle Zoom Lens Award for Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art: A Perfect Match for Today’s High-Resolution Read more...

Meike Announces MK-85mm f/1.8 Autofocus Lens for Canon EF

Do, 19/04/2018 - 14:39
Meike has announced their first autofocus lens, an 85mm f/1.8 for Canon. This lens is for full frame cameras. The MK-85mm f/1.8 features 6 groups with 9 elements and a minimum focusing distance of 0.85m. The filter thread of the lens is 67mm. No pricing or availability has been announced.

Phase One Releases Capture One 11.1

Do, 19/04/2018 - 14:00
Update Provides New Resource Hub, Expanded Camera Support and Improved Workflow COPENHAGEN, Apr. 19, 2018 – Phase One, the world’s leading manufacturer of high-end digital camera systems, today released Capture One 11.1, a feature release to the industry’s premier RAW conversion and image editing software. The release enhances the Capture One user experience, through a Read more...

Fear Not, Canon Will be at Photokina 2018

Mi, 18/04/2018 - 22:32
It turns out last week’s report from DIYPhotography that Canon might be skipping Photokina 2018 in September isn’t the case. Photokina has confirmed that Canon will be attending the biggest photography trade show in Cologne, Germany which begins on September 26, 2018. We will be attending the show and we expect a couple of big Read more...

New Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG HSM OS Sport Finally Coming Ahead of Photokina

Mi, 18/04/2018 - 14:12
The latest report says that the long rumoured Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG HSM OS Sport series lens will finally make an appearance ahead of Photokina, which takes place in September of 2018. At least one patent for a new 70-200mm f/2.8 optical formula from Sigma exists. We’ve also been told in the past that the Read more...

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Two Prosumer Mirrorless Camera Bodies in Development [CR2]

Di, 17/04/2018 - 14:27
We’re told that Canon is actively developing two “prosumer” mirrorless cameras, both of which are full frame. We’re told that we’ll see the flagship mirrorless camera announced first, and that a lower tier second camera would come 6 to 8 months after the flagship begins shipping. The same source has also told us that Canon Read more...

A New PowerShot Camera Registered With FCC

Di, 17/04/2018 - 13:37
It looks like a new PowerShot camera has been registered with the necessary agencies, including the FCC. Nokishita thinks it’s a replacement for the PowerShot SX730 HS. The current camera was announced in April of 2017, so I don’t think a replacement is imminent. PC 2352 FCC ID: AZD 600 Compact digital camera Made in Japan Read more...

New Canon USA Instant Rebates on Cameras & Lenses

Mo, 16/04/2018 - 22:35
Canon USA has updated their instant rebate program for both cameras and lenses. A lot of new rebates are now live. Canon Cameras: Canon EOS-1D X Mark II – $500 IR Canon EOS 5DS/5DS R – $200 IR Canon EOS 5D Mark IV – $200-$400 IR Canon EOS 6D Mark II – $100-$300 IR Canon Read more...

Patent: Panning Assist Using Image Stabilization

Mo, 16/04/2018 - 15:21
Northlight has uncovered a USPTO patent that discusses using image stabilization to compensate for panning errors. Northlight explains: The idea is to use the IS system to compensate for panning errors as well as camera shake. This needs movement vectors calculating for the whole image area. This is definitely an interesting idea and use of Read more...

Canon Touts its CMOS Sensor Technology

Mo, 16/04/2018 - 14:42
Canon USA has posted the video above talking about Canon’s CMOS sensors. From Canon USA: This video showcases Canon variety of sensors. For several decades Canon has been developing and manufacturing advanced CMOS sensors with state-of-the-art technologies for exclusive use in Canon products. These sensors are a critical driving force behind many of our successful Read more...

Industry News: Xiaomi to Purchase GoPro Says Report

Fr, 13/04/2018 - 20:29
It hasn’t been a secret that GoPro has been for sale for quite some time, and it looks like they may have found a buyer in Chinese electronics company Xiaomi. Bloomberg is reporting that the deal could be worth as much as $1bil for a company that has a current market capitalization of $761mil. At Read more...

A Shake-up Coming to the APS-C DSLR Lineup? [CR2]

Fr, 13/04/2018 - 15:13
It doesn’t appear that 2018 is going to bring us any interesting new DSLRs, we’re still being told that there won’t be another DSLR of significance released in 2018 (An announcement is always possible). We’re also being told that the APS-C lineup is going to see some kind of a “shake-up” in regards to any Read more...

Looking at Cine Lens Color Shifts Using Spectrometry

Do, 12/04/2018 - 15:20
If you’re in need of some geek, Roger over at has posted a new article comparing color shift differences in cinema lenses. Included in the test are cinema lenses from Canon, Samyang, Sigma, Schneider & Zeiss What’s the takeaway from For Cine lenses at least, a given brand does tend to have a Read more...

Skylum Software Releases The Luminar 2018 Jupiter Update

Do, 12/04/2018 - 14:51
Skylum Software has released a major update to Luminar 2018 called Jupiter. Speed improvements, batch processing, camera and lens profiles lead the way in new features. Buy Luminar 2018 Jupiter (coupon code “canonrumors” to save more) From Skylum Software: We are happy to bring you the latest update to Skylum Luminar. With the new updated Read more...