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Firmware: Canon Cinema EOS C200/C200B Version

Do, 21/06/2018 - 00:42
Canon has released new firmware for the Cinema EOS C200 and C200B cameras. Firmware Version incorporates the following fixes and enhancements: Fixes image quality degradation, such as color misalignment or edge distortion, may occur in the recorded footage when using the following combination of settings: recording format XF-AVC frame rate 59.94i / 50.00i 1920×1080 Read more...

Patent: New EF-S 18-55 With an LCD Display?

Di, 19/06/2018 - 19:55
A patent has surfaced pertaining to aberration reduction in interchangeable lenses. Unrelated to the patent is an image showing an EF-S 18-55 kit lens with what appears to be an LCD display like we have seen on the Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS II. The patent does reference a “lens information display”. We’ve been told Read more...

Samyang Officially Announces the AF 85mm f/1.4 EF

Mo, 18/06/2018 - 15:53
Samyang has officially announced the AF 85mm f/1.4 EF, their second autofocus lens for Canon’s EF mount. This new 85mm offering for Canon’s EF mount offers a very compact size at only 72mm in length (without hood) and weighing in a rather light 485g. By comparison, Canon’s EF 85mm f/1.4L IS weighs in at 950g Read more...

The World’s Largest Ultrahigh-Sensitivity CMOS Image Sensor

Mo, 18/06/2018 - 15:40
Canon has posted an article about what they claim is “The World’s Largest Ultrahigh-Sensitivity CMOS Image Sensor”. You can see by the image above that the sensor dwarfs the Canon EOS Rebel T3i (600D). This large image sensor was announced back in 2010. As noted by Canon News, this sensor has no real impact on Read more...

Four More Unreleased Canon Lenses Have Shown Up for Certification

Sa, 16/06/2018 - 00:39
We reported a few days ago that Canon may be announcing two “professional” lenses ahead of Photokina, along with the EF-M 32mm f/1.4 and a new “kit” lens. Nokishita has uncovered 4 unreleased Canon lenses that have been found at a Russian certification agency. The four unreleased lenses have the following SKU’s: 3045C005AA 2959C005AA 2963C005AA Read more...

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 Coming Soon

Fr, 15/06/2018 - 14:13
It looks like we’re going to be getting another autofocus 85mm option, this time it will come from Samyang who will be announcing an AF 85mm f/1.4 very soon. This joins the Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 in the company’s new autofocus line of lenses for Canon’s EF mount.

Are These The Next Canon Cameras To Be Announced? [CR1]

Do, 14/06/2018 - 19:29
We were sent the following information about what may be the next Canon cameras to be announced. I don’t think these will be the big announcements for Photokina. We’re all hoping for a big splash from Canon fpr the marquee photographic trade show. EC801 – Canon Powershot SX740 40x Zoom travel compact 1/2.3 Sensor Touchscreen Read more...

Patent: More Stacked Sensor Development from Canon

Do, 14/06/2018 - 19:10
Canon continues to put R&D into stacked sensors. This latest patent for the technology is quite detailed in its delivery. According to Canon News: This patent application is for suppressing the dark current and/or leakage current by using diffusion preventing films surrounding the bonding areas. This is a very highly detailed patent application, going into Read more...

Sigma Releases New Firmware for Select Lenses, The Mount Converter and Flash

Mi, 13/06/2018 - 15:51
Sigma has released new firmware for  the following flash, mount converter and lenses. Sigma flash and mount converter with the following firmware updates: ELECTRONIC FLASH EF-630 It has corrected the phenomenon where it occasionally stops communicating after recovering from Auto Power Off. MOUNT CONVERTER MC-11 It has become compatible with the SIGMA 70mm F2.8 DG Read more...

Updated EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II on the Horizon? [CR1]

Di, 12/06/2018 - 17:24
We’re told that a new EF 24-70mm f/2.8L is on the horizon. The source didn’t know if the update lens would have image stabilization, or if it would be an EF 24-70mm f/2.8L III. Previous reports peg two new “professional” lenses would be announced for Photokina, and one of the obvious lens possibilities would indeed Read more...

Video Capabilities Will Be at the Heart of All Future Canon Prosumer Camera Bodies [CR2]

Di, 12/06/2018 - 15:15
We’re told a big selling point of all future Canon prosumer camera bodies will be video capabilities. Internally Canon has had a lot of discussion about improving the perceived feature set of prosumer cameras to match the likes of Sony and Panasonic. We consider a prosumer DSLR to be anything EOS 7D Mark II and Read more...

What’s Next From Canon?

Mo, 11/06/2018 - 16:32
After last week’s announcement of the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II and EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III, most everyone around these parts want to know what’s next from Canon. While the roadmap is still a bit unknown for us, we do have some suggestions about what’s on the near horizon from Canon. Camera Bodies: Prosumer Read more...

Patent: Optical Formula for an EF 800mm f/5.6L IS II

Mo, 11/06/2018 - 13:28
An updated EF 800mm f/5.6L IS is a lens I figured we would have seen already, but here we are still waiting for an update. For the moment, owning an EF 600mm f/4L IS II and a 1.4 teleconverter outperforms the EF 800mm f/5.6L IS in most of the important ways. It looks like Canon Read more...

Service Advisory: Canon Cinema EOS C200 & EOS C200B

So, 10/06/2018 - 11:10
From Canon USA: We have determined that a recording error may occur with the EOS C200 / C200B. The details of the phenomenon and support plan are described below. Preparations are underway to incorporate improvements/revisions for the phenomenon into the latest Firmware for the EOS C200 / C200B. Once this Firmware is available for download, Read more...

Preorder the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II and Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III

Do, 07/06/2018 - 06:13
You can now preorder the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II and Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III. Preorder the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III: B&H Photo | Amazon | Midwest Photo* | Adorama Preorder the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II: B&H Photo | Amazon | Midwest Photo* | Adorama *Midwest Photo is offering two free Read more...

Canon Announces the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II

Do, 07/06/2018 - 06:03
Next Generation of EF 70-200mm Lenses Features a Variety of Updates Including Enhanced Optical Image Stabilization in the f/4 and the Inclusion of Air Sphere Coating in the f/2.8 MELVILLE, N.Y., June 7, 2018 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced two new telephoto zoom lenses, the Canon EF 70-200mm Read more...

Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II Information Ahead of Tonight’s Announcement

Do, 07/06/2018 - 00:01
Here’s some additional information about the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II ahead of tonight’s announcement. Canon EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II Information: Optical image stabilization at up to 5 stops of shake correction. One flourite element and two UD elements for high image quality. Highly resistant to dust and water, and improved durability even Read more...

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Information Ahead of Tonight’s Announcement

Mi, 06/06/2018 - 23:55
Here’s some additional information about the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III ahead of tonight’s announcement. Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III Information: Constant f/2.8 maximum aperture throughout the entire zoom range. Canon’s air sphere coating (ASC) minimizes ghosting and flare. Optical image stabilization at up to 3.5 stops of shake correction. Flourine coating on Read more...

Images and Information About the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III and EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II

Mi, 06/06/2018 - 00:20
We’ve been reporting about the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II and the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III for a while no, and I think it’s safe to say both lenses are going to be announced this week. The information below is translated from Swedish, and the PDF provided by Nokishita is below. Information about the Read more...