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Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens coming in 2017


The Canon EF 135mm f/2L II USM lens is rumored to be in the works and to be announced in 2017 without a built-in image stabilization system. Canon is rumored to be working on a replacement the EF 135mm f/2L ($999 – Amazon| B&H | Adorama) lens. This telephoto prime has been around for 20 years. It doesn’t have an image stabilization system. TheContinue Reading

Canon EOS C300 Mark II Firmware Released


Canon has released new firmware for the Cinema EOS C300 Mark II camera. Canon’s EOS C300 Mark II is aimed at professionals broadcasters and movie-makers. The camcorder features a new 9.84 megapixel Super 35mm CMOS image sensor. It offers a maximum ISO of 102,400 and 15 stops of dynamic range. Firmware Version details and download can be seen below. Canon Released EOSContinue Reading

Canon Patent for EF 1000mm f/5.6 DO Lens


Canon has patented a super-telephoto prime lens in Japan. The new patent describes the EF 1000mm f/5.6 DO lens designed for Canon DSLRs with full-frame image sensors. The EF 1000mm f/5.6 DO is a super-telephoto prime lens that was made by Canon. The optic will use an EF mount, and is compatible with the Canon EOS camera range. It has a focal length of 1000mm and a constant apertureContinue Reading

Canon Speedlite 600EX II-RT Flash Unit Becomes Official


Canon has announced the Speedlite 600EX II-RT flash unit with faster recycle times and the DM-E1 Directional Stereo Microphone. The new Speedlite 600EX II-RT from Canon offers wireless shooting via radio and optical transmission, but improves flash recycle times by 1.1 to 1.5x when using AA batteries and up to 2x with a new CP-E4N add-on battery pack. AContinue Reading

Canon Patent for Hybrid Optical Viewfinder


Canon has a patent application in Japan. The new patent is about a new generation of hybrid optical viewfinder instead of an electronic one. From the patent details we can see that Canon added a extra display element in the viewfinder that will reflect all required information to the user. So users can check their settings for the composition while looking from theContinue Reading

Canon 8K Camera Will Be on Display at NAB 2016 Event


Canon confirmed that they will be showing their working 8K camera and displays at the National Association of Broadcasters Show 2016. Recently, the NAB Hub had a short interview with Tim Smith, the Senior Advisor, Film and TV Production at Canon. During the interview, he touched on a few things claiming that Canon will have aContinue Reading

Canon C500 Mark II Rumored to Record 8K Videos Coming at NAB Show 2016


Canon is rumored to announce a new EOS C500 Mark II camcorder at the NAB Show 2016 event. It is expected to be able to record videos at 8K resolution. Even 4K cameras are new in the market, manufacturers has started to develop cameras and camcorders including 6K or even 8K video recording capabilities. One of them is the Canon C500Continue Reading

Canon Announces New VIXIA HF G40 and Three New VIXIA HF R-Seires Camcorders


Canon has announced four new camcorder models across their Vixia HF G and HF R series. Featuring a 1/2.84 type HD CMOS Pro sensor and DIGIC DV4 processor, the VIXIA HF G40, offers 20x optical zoom, an 8-bladed circular diaphragm, high quality audio, full manual control and Wi-Fi. Perfect for capturing family moments in Full HDContinue Reading

Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM Lens “Recommended” at ePhotozine


Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM wide-angle prime lens is “Recommend” from ePhotozine. Their full review of the EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens designed for Canon DSLRs includes features, handling, performance of the lens with several sample and ISO high-resoulution test images. ePhotozine recommends the wide-angle prime lens and says “The Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM is a reliable quality choice forContinue Reading

Canon EF 135mm f/2L Lens Replacement Rumors


Canon is rumored to be working on a replacement for the twenty years old EF 135mm f/2L ($999 – Amazon | B&H | Adorama) lens. According to latest Canon Rumors, a replacement for the EF 135mm f/2L telephoto prime lens being in active development, with a possible announcement in 2016. There are several patents for the 135mm focal lengthContinue Reading