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Two new PowerShot superzoom compact cameras from Canon (SX520 HS and SX400 IS)

Canon announced two new superzoom compact cameras - SX520 HS ($399) and SX400 IS ($249): Canon PowerShot SX400 IS 16MP 1/2.3″ CCD Sensor DIGIC 4+ Image Processor 30x Optical Zoom f/3.4-5.8 Lens 24-720mm (35mm Equivalent) Intelligent IS with Eight Modes HD 1280 x 720p Video Recording 3.0″ 260k-Dot TFT-LCD Screen Smart AUTO Shooting Mode Continuous Shooting up to […]

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Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera listed as discontinued at Amazon

The Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera is listed as discontinued at Amazon (still available from third party sellers). Rumors for a new Canon EOS 7D Mark II model has been floating around since 2011 (almost as long as the mythical Nikon D400). If this camera doesn’t get announced at Photokina this September, I doubt it will ever […]

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There is still hope for a high-megapixel Canon EOS DSLR camera

In a recent interview with the Japanese website DC.Watch, Canon’s representatives hinted again that they are looking forward to a new “high-resolution model of the EOS”:

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The latest patents from Fuji, Sony and Canon

Fujifilm filed a patent for a 28mm f/1.4 lens (35mm equivalent). Another curved sensor patent from Sony was filed in Japan.

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

→ Fujifilm filed a patent for a Optical Viewfinder with Built-in Zoom.   → Olympus filed a patent for a 12-40mm f/2.8 (24-80mm equivalent) and 12-50mm f/2.8-4.0 (24-100mm equivalent) lenses designed for Four Thirds. → Olympus filed a patent for a reversible lens that can also be used for macro photography. → Panasonic filed a patent for a 150mm f/2.8 […]

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The latest Canon patents

Canon filed a patent for a compact camera with multiple lenses mounted on a rotating ring. Here are the latest Canon lens patents filed in the past few weeks:

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Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens for the EOS M mirrorless system officially announced, but not in the US

Canon officially announced in the UK the previously rumored EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens for the EOS M mirrorless system. The new lens was not introduced in the US. Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens key features:

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