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Firmware: v1. for the EOS C200 & EOS C200B

Do, 05/04/2018 - 18:30
Canon has released firmware for the Cinema EOS C200 and Cinema EOS C200B cameras. Firmware Version incorporates the following enhancements: XF-AVC format recording has been added*1* 2* 3* 4. Retrieval of lens metadata, such as focal length, is now supported during XF-AVC recording. Hybrid Log Gamma HDR ITU-R BT.2100 output has been added. Sensitivity Read more...

Firmware: v1. for Canon EOS C300 Mark II EF/PL

Do, 05/04/2018 - 18:25
Canon USA has released new firmware for the Canon EOS C300 Mark II in both PL and EF mount. Firmware Version incorporates the following fixes and enhancements: Retrieval of lens metadata, such as focal length, is now supported during XF-AVC recording. Sensitivity adjustment has been added for the LM-V1 LCD Monitor. Auto IRIS support Read more...

An inside look at Canon Burbank

Do, 05/04/2018 - 15:00
Canon USA released a promotional video looking inside their new motion film and repair facility in Burbank, CA. DPReview also did a walk through of the facility last summer, you can read their report here.

Canon Cinema EOS Lenses and Cameras Help Steer ‘The Drive’

Do, 05/04/2018 - 14:48
In another promotional video released by Canon, filmmakers Matt Wilcox and Taylor Kavanaugh of Blue Ox Films discuss why they chose Canon C300 Mark II and CINI lenses for their project, “The Drive”, the Pac-12 Network series detailing the on and off field stories of 12 college football teams.

The History of Canon’s CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm Lens

Do, 05/04/2018 - 14:41
Canon has released a video detailing the history behind the Canon’s CINI-SERVO 50-1000mm lens. Canon USA states: Cinematographer/filmmaker Ivo Norenberg approached Canon in 2010 with a request for an extreme lens. Ivo challenged Canon to produce a long zoom 4K Super 35mm lens tailored to the diverse needs of wildlife video production. It may be Read more...

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