Category Archives: Canon

New Canon teaser for April 24th

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Canon Hong Kong posted a new teaser on their Facebook page for what it seems to be a new, fast prime lens to be announced on April 24th. Here is the translated text:

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Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens (Canon version) tested at DxOmark

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DxOMark published their test results for the Canon version of the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens ($949): Sigma 50mm Art vs. Zeiss Otus vs. Zeiss Planar Sigma 50mm Art vs. Sigma 50mm vs. Zeiss Makro-Planar Sigma 50mm Art vs. Canon 50mm f/1.2 vs. Canon 50mm f/1.4 Here are the top ranked 50mm lenses for […]

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What else is new?

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→ Two new Canon EOS M mirrorless camera are rumored to be announced by the end of the year (Q3). Most likely we will not see them in the US. → Canon announced a white edition of the EOS 100D camera and EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens in the UK. → DxOMark posted their test results […]

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The latest patents from Google, Panasonic, Tamron, Canon and Olympus

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→ Google patented a camera embedded in contact lenses. → Panasonic filed a patent for a high resolution light field camera. → Tamron filed a patent for a 15-50mm f/1.4 lens designed for 1/1.7″ sensor.

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What else is new? (NAB 2014 edition)

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→ New cameras from Blackmagic: URSA – a new modular cinema camera with a swappable sensor (priced from $5,995) and a new 4k Studio Camera (price: $2,995.00). → Two new Tokina lenses from their Cinema ATX line: Tokina Cinema ATX 11-16mm T3.0 (price: $1,899.00) and Tokina Cinema ATX 16-28mm T3.0 (price: $4,499.00). → The new RED Scarlet Dragon camera can […]

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What else is new?

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I am back from my trip to Boston and Maine for the second annual NikonRumors Forum get together. This is what you may have missed in the past few days: → Zeiss announced two new lenses at  the NAB Show 2014: Compact Zoom CZ.2 15-30/T2.9 ($23,900.00) and ARRI/ZEISS Master Anamorphic MA 135/T1.9. → The LomoChrome Purple film […]

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Canon smartphone leak or an April Fools’ joke?

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A Greek magazine published an article for a new Canon smartphone with the following specifications: Android KitKat 4.4 8 core 64bit Snapdragon 615 with 8 ARM Cortex A53 inside 8GB RAM 64GB storage CPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi Double lens camera The first camera has 1″ sensor 12,2×8,8mm 20MP and 35mm equivalent lens The second camera has […]

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