Category Archives: Canon

The latest patents from Canon, Panasonic, Tamron and Ricoh

Here is an update on the latest patents since my last post:

switchable aspect tripod head patent
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Canon EOS 7D Mark II to start shipping on October 30th

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera was initially scheduled to be released in November. Amazon has now updated their listing and the latest DSLR from Canon is expected to start shipping on October 30th, 2014.

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New Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L and EF 100-400mm f/4-5.6L IS II USM lenses

The Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L lens (see patent) that leaked last month is real and will be priced around $3,000. The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4-5.6L IS II USM lens is rumored to be announced in November 2014 and should start shipping in December 2014.

Canon EF 11-24mm f:4L lens
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New Canon premium compact camera teaser

I already reported last month that a new Canon PowerShot compact camera with a large sensor is currently under development. Canon Netherlands now has also a teaser for a “big zoom” premium compact camera. Here is the translated text:

Canon premium compact camera teaser
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Canon does not have a new “impossible” product, just a new marketing campaign

The Canon teaser with a countdown timer was for a new marketing campaign that “focus on people, not products” whatever that means. You can learn more at, the press release is available here. Those are the two promo videos for the new campaign:

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What else is new?

→ Starting today till October 18th, the Fuji X100s camera will be $200 off at Adorama and B&H (with some extra freebies). Also, the price of the Fuji X-E2 kit with 18-55mm lens will drop to $1,099 at Adorama and B&H (with some extra freebies). → The Sony a7 and a7r are currently $200 off at B&H and Adorama. […]

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Canon USA has a new teaser, pretty sure it’s not photography related

Canon USA has a new teaser that does not really make any sense – my guess is that this is not related at all to photography (see the Canon logo used). Maybe a new printer? According to the countdown, we will know more on Tuesday but don’t hold your breath for a new camera or a […]

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