Category Archives: Canon

The latest patents from Sigma, Canon and Panasonic

→ Sigma filed a patent for a 17-55mm f/2.8 OS lens. → Canon filed a patent for a 11-24mm f/3.5-4.5 lens. → Canon got a new patent for a Canon 70-300mm f/4-5.6 lens. → Canon filed another half-mirror/translucent mirror patent.

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Canon Germany leaked the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens on their website

With the new EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens, Canon Germany also had a listing for the previously rumored EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens on their website earlier today (see screenshot above). The text is now removed, but here is the translation:

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Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens officially announced

The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens is now officially announced and is available for pre-order at Adorama, B&H and Amazon. Sample photos can be found here. Additional information: EF Mount L-Series Lens/Full-Frame Format One Fluorite and One Super UD Element Air Sphere and Fluorine Lens Coatings Ring-Type USM AF Motor, Internal Focus Optical Image Stabilizer with […]

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The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens already announced? *UPDATED*

It seems that the Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens is already officially announced – PDN already has their article online: Improved four stops image stabilization The original “push-pull” zoom has been redesigned to a rotating zoom (updated) Improved optical design: one Flourite and one Super UD lens element Newly developed Air Sphere Coating to minimize flaring […]

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Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and 1D X Mark II cameras rumored for early 2015 release

Rumors started surfacing online for new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and 1D X Mark II DSLR cameras that could be released in early 2015 (most likely for the CES or CP+ shows). The 1D X Mark II will reportedly be announced first, but will ship later in 2015. There are no additional details or specifications for […]

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Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens leaked

A quick update to my yesterday’s post – Digicame-info posted the first leaked picture of the upcoming EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM super-telephoto lens: Here are the lens specifications (Google translation):

Canon EF 100-400mm f:4.5-5.6L IS II USM super-telephoto lens
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Canon EOS 7D Mark II DxOMark test score: identical to the 5 years old Nikon D300s camera

DxOMark published their test results for the new Canon EOS 7D Mk II camera – their main remark is that the camera’s low ISO performance lags behind rivals. The 7D MkII overall test score is actually equal to the 5 years old Nikon D300s DSLR (dynamic range is even worse). Obviously the new 7D has several advancements not […]

Canon EOS 7D Mk II DxOMark score vs Nikon D300s camera
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