Category Archives: Canon

Three new Canon lenses to be announced at Photokina

There will be 3 new Canon lenses announced at Photokina: Canon EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Canon EF 400mm f/4 DO IS II USM Via Digicame-info

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Photokina 2014 rumors roundup *UPDATED*

Update: this post has been updated multiple times to reflect the latest Photokina rumors. As you have probably already noticed, I do not post every single rumor that circulates on the Internet for the very simple reason that many websites just post unreliable information and in many cases just plain nonsense. Here is a quick recap […]

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The latest patents from Sony, Ricoh, Panasonic, Canon, Fuji and Olympus

Sony patented a 20mm f/2.8 and 28mm f/2.8 pancake lenses for APS-C mirrorless cameras. Ricoh filed a patent for 7mm f/2.6 lens (4/3″ sized sensor). Panasonic filed a patent for several different Micro Four Thirds lenses: 12mm f/2.0, 12mm f/1.4 OIS, 12mm f/1.2 OIS, and 12mm f/2.8. Canon has a new patent for 55-250mm f/4-5.6 and 55-300mm […]

Sony 20mm f: 2.8 APS-C mirrorless lens patent
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Canon rumors for Photokina 2014: EOS 7D Mark II, 1″ compact, 24mm pancake and 800mm f/5.6 lens

A quick update on the latest 2014 Photokina Canon rumors: Development announcement for a Canon EF 800 f/5.6L IS II lens (may not happened at Photokina) New 24mm pancake lens (probably f/2.8) New PowerShot compact camera with 1″ sensor Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera, here are the rumored specifications:

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What else is new?

→ The Mitakon 50mm f/0.95 lens for Sony E-mount is now available for pre-order at B&H. → Lolumina introduces new line of interchangeable soft-release buttons for non-threaded shutter release cameras. → Exporter For Aperture is now available for download at the app store (this tool allows you to export your Aperture libraries into Lightroom after […]

Mitakon 50mm f:0.95 lens for Sony
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The latest patents from Pentax, Ricoh, Olympus and Canon

→ Pentax/Ricoh filed a patent for on-sensor PDAF (phase detection focusing system) implemented using sensor shift via the shake reduction system. → Olympus patented a new “water splash” mode where the camera will be triggered by splashed water. → Pentax/Ricoh field a patent for a 80-160mm f/4.5 medium format lens for the Pentax 645 system (50-100mm equivalent). → […]

Pentax Ricoh PDAF sensor shift patent
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Canon teaser: “Something BIG is coming”

Canon India posted a new teaser on Facebook with the text “Get your camera ready, something BIG is coming”. New products are often released few months later in India and this ad could also be for something that is already officially announced in the rest of the world. Just a reminder that few years ago Nikon also had a “BIG” campaign […]

Canon teaser Photokina 2014
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