Category Archives: Canon

Big price drop on the Canon EOS 1DX DSLR camera, new Mark II version with 24MP sensor rumored


The price of the Canon EOS 1DX DSLR camera dropped by $700 to $4,599. The possible replacement (EOS 1D X Mark II) is rumored to have a 24MP sensor and be able to shoot “faster than 12fps”. In addition to the 1DX Mark II, a new Canon 5DX and 6D Mark II cameras are also expected to […]

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The new Canon ME20F-SH full frame multi purpose camera has ISO 4,000,000 and costs $30,000

Canon ME20F-SH full frame multi purpose camera 4

Canon announced a new ME20F-SH multi purpose camera with a 2.26MP 35mm full frame sensor, max ISO of 4,000,000, Canon EF mount and a price tag of $30,000. The minimum subject illumination is 0.0005 lux. For a reference, a full moon on a clear night produces 0.27–1.0 lux illumination. Here are the detailed technical specifications: Product name ME20F-SH […]

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What else is new?


Here are some of the headlines from the past few days while I was offline: → New Metabones Speed Booster Ultra 0.71x adapter for Micro Four Thirds cameras announced (check pricing and availability here). → The Canon PowerShot G3X camera is now shipping. → The Sony RX10M2 camera is also now shipping. → The latest Olympus deals and […]

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The latest Canon news & rumors


→ Canon 5DX: “Canon is to name the 5D Mark IV 5DX. 28 megapixels, Digic 6+-basically a souped up version of 6 just to name a few. X branded bodies will be for event and sports photography. S will be for studio, landscape, etc.” (source) → New Canon EOS Rebel T6i video creator kit introduced (T5i and […]

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The latest patents from Sigma, Canon and Sony

Sigma 50mm f : 1.4 DG HSM (FLD) Art lens with zero distortion

→ Sigma filed a patent for a 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM (FLD) Art lens with zero distortion. → Canon has a new patent applications for a lubricating camera body cap.

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New Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM and EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM lenses to be announced

Canon EF 35mm f:1.4L II USM and EF-M 15-45mm f:3.5-6.3 IS STM lenses

The Russian certifications website Novocert has listings for two new Canon lenses: EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM

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Canon 5DS and 5DS R cameras tested at DxOMark, compared with Nikon D810 and Sony a7R


DxOMark published their test results of the Canon 5DS and 5DS R cameras: One of the more interesting comparison is agains the Nikon D810 and Sony a7R cameras: Canon 5DS & 5DS R DxOMark’s conclusion:

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