Category Archives: Canon

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.

Sony curved sensor patent
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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 […]

Olympus reversible lens patent
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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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New Canon EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens to be announced in few days

In the next few days Canon will announce a new EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM lens that will be 22% shorter (87mm) and 31% lighter (260g) than the current EF-S 55-250mm IS STM. The new model will have a faster autofocus. The lens will also have full time manual focus. Via Digicame-info

Canon EF-M 55-200mm f:4.5-6.3 IS STM lens
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New Canon patents for 100-400mm and 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses with diffractive optical element (DOE)

A quick update to my last post: Canon filed new patents for a 100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6 and 70-300 mm f/4.5-5.6 lenses with diffractive optical element (DOE). Via Egami

Canon 100-400mm f:4.5-5.6 DO lens patent
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