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Sigma Announces an Exclusive Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11 for Its Sought-After Cine 14mm T2 FF

Do, 05/04/2018 - 13:56
Ronkonkoma, NY – April 5, 2018 – The Sigma Corporation today announced the newest accessory for its Cine High Speed 14mm T2 FF Prime Lens – the Clamp-On Ring 162mm COR-11, which extends the front diameter of the lens to 162mm. When attached to a wide-angle matte box compatible with 6.6″ x 6.6″ square type filters such as the ARRI LMB-6 (2-stage), the setup allows Read more...

Canon U.S.A. to Debut Newest Cinema and Broadcast Products at This Year’s NAB Show

Mi, 04/04/2018 - 22:19
The Company Will Showcase Latest Products and Professional Service and Support as well as Provide Hands-on Demonstrations and Panel Discussions at the Show MELVILLE, N.Y., April 4, 2018 – At the 2018 National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show in Las Vegas, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, will unveil its newest cinema and Read more...

Canon U.S.A. Earns 2018 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

Mi, 04/04/2018 - 16:54
MELVILLE, N.Y., April 2, 2018 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that it has received the 2018 ENERGY STAR®Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. Canon U.S.A.’s accomplishments will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Read more...

Sigma Factory Tour by Cinema5D

Mi, 04/04/2018 - 14:11
Johnnie over at Cinema5D became the first journalist who was allowed to independently film at SIGMA’s Art and Cinema Zoom lenses production line. I never get bored of factory tours, check out the video above and read more over at Cinema5D.

Firmware: v1.1.2 For the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Di, 03/04/2018 - 22:32
Canon  USA has finally released the long-awaited new firmware for the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV. Firmware Version 1.1.2 incorporates the following improvements and fixes: Support has been added for chromatic aberration correction, peripheral illumination correction, distortion correction, and Digital Lens Optimizer when using Digital Photo Professional to process RAW images captured with the following Read more...

Firmware: v1.1.6 Minor Update for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II

Di, 03/04/2018 - 19:00
Canon has released a minor firmware update for the EOS-1D X Mark II. Firmware Version 1.1.6 incorporate the following fix: Fixes a phenomenon in which the camera may not function normally when images are simultaneously displayed on the camera’s LCD monitor and an external monitor (via HDMI output). Download EOS-1D X Mark II Firmware 1.1.6 Read more...

The State of the Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Development

Di, 03/04/2018 - 15:19
We’ve all seen over the last few weeks that there has been a lot of chatter about Canon’s inevitable first full frame mirrorless camera. I just wanted to clarify some points on the development of the camera(s). Anyone claiming that they know the final specification of the production product are simply not telling the truth. Read more...

CIPA Data for February 2018 is out. Long live the DSLR

Di, 03/04/2018 - 00:57
Having just posted CanonNew’s analysis and breakdown of the CIPA results, I really don’t know what to write here on Canon Rumors. If you want to really see what I say about the data, go over to CanonNews.  Shameless plug? You betcha. In summary though; Yes it was a good month, especially for DSLR’s that Read more...

Canon Introduces New UHDgc Series of 2/3-Inch Portable Zoom Lenses for 4K UHD Broadcast Cameras

Mo, 02/04/2018 - 16:05
Three New Lenses Deliver High Image Quality and Mobility MELVILLE, N.Y., April 2, 2018 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the launch of three new portable zoom 4K UHD broadcast lenses1: the CJ24ex7.5B, CJ18ex7.6B and CJ14ex4.3B. These new additions are compatible with 4K UHD broadcast cameras that have 2/3-inch sensors. Flanking the existing UHDxs Read more...

Nikkei: Canon and Nikon to announce mirrorless pro models

Mo, 02/04/2018 - 14:47
It was mentioned in the Nikkei, the worlds largest financial newspaper that both Canon and Nikon are moving towards mirrorless “pro models”. We guess they are talking about full frame models here.  While short on details, it’s another interesting data point about Canon and Nikon’s future plans. From Nikkei, machine translated; Adopt high-class sensors that Read more...

Canon Patent application for more apodization filter lenses

So, 01/04/2018 - 22:30
Canon adds another patent application for apodization filtered lenses, this time for; 135/2.0 400/2.8 185/3.5 I’m not sure about the utility or expense of a 400/2.8 with such a filter, but a 135/2.0 sounds interesting. Japan Patent Application 2018-049102

Canon shows off it’s new low light sensor, capable of 100fps video

So, 01/04/2018 - 16:56
Canon also released a video detailing it’s new 19um full frame low light sensor, improved from it’s first generation low light full frame sensor now capable of shooting up to 100 fps on 1080p video. Canon USA also launched a new sensor portal here.  This portal contains a variety of information on three signature new Read more...

Here Are Some Claimed Specifications For One of the Prototype Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras [CR1]

Sa, 31/03/2018 - 16:47
We’ve been receiving a lot of information lately about Canon’s upcoming full frame mirrorless camera, the following information is apparently about one of the prototype camera bodies currently being tested. Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Prototype Specifications: Look & Feel: large grip with top LCD, very comfortable to hold; dials are very similar to those we Read more...

Canon celebrates 15th consecutive year of No. 1 share of global interchangeable-lens digital camera market

Fr, 30/03/2018 - 15:55
What more can be said about this? No great surprise really.  This year they held nearly half of the entire market.  It’s basically a monopoly right now. TOKYO, March 28, 2018—Canon Inc. has announced today that the Company’s interchangeable-lens digital cameras (digital SLR and compact-system cameras) have maintained the No. 1 share of the global Read more...

Canon shows off the 120MP APS-H sensor shooting video

Do, 29/03/2018 - 21:56
Remember that 120MP demo camera? Apparently it’s still around.  Here’s a camera with that sensor module (APS-H 120MP) shooting at 9.4fps video for advanced imagery and manufacturing applications. Apparently 4k is over, bring on 13.2K ;) Keep in mind that Canon’s been promising an actual camera with this for some time, however the news gets more Read more...