Category Archives: Canon

Canon PowerShot G9X Mark II camera coming soon

The Japanese site Nokishita reports that Canon will soon announce a new PowerShot G 9 X Mark II compact camera that will be available in black and silver. The official announcement will most likely be in early January 2017 during the CES show in Las Vegas. The current Canon PowerShot G 9 X model was announced […]

Posted in Canon | Tagged | Comments closed

What else is new?

→ Syrp announced their new Super Dark Variable ND filter that can cut 5-10 stops of light. Pricing is between $169-$209, shipping starts on December 16th.   → Gariz announced a new leather case for the Sony RX100 V camera (check pricing and availability). → The Hasselblad X1D medium format mirrorless camera is now expected to ship in February 2017 […]

Also posted in Hasselblad, Leica, Sony | Tagged | Comments closed

Canon patent for a lens with two mounts (reversed lens)

Canon has a new patent for a lens with two mounts (one on each end) – you can basically reverse the lens and use it for macro photography (this is currently possible with the use of macro reverse adapters). Canon’s patent indicates that the lens will have electronic connectors on both ends for aperture and […]

Posted in Canon | Tagged | Comments closed

Canon curved, self-bending sensor patent (plus curved sensor advantages and benefits)

Canon has another curved and self-bending sensor patent filed in Japan (see also this post) – the sensor can basically bend and turn into a curved sensor once triggered by an electrical signal. Curved sensors have several advantages and benefits including requiring smaller/faster/simpler lenses and overall better corner to corner IQ (curved sensors provide correction of field […]

Posted in Canon | Tagged , , | Comments closed

Canon rumored roadmap for 2017 (cameras and lenses)

Here is a recap of what to expect from Canon in 2017:

Posted in Canon | Comments closed

The latest Canon patents: 600mm f/4 and 400mm f/2.8 lenses, curved sensor and more

Here are the latest patents filed in Japan over the past few weeks: → Canon EF 600mm f/4 DO IS USM lens patent → Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM lens patent with two extenders (1.4x & 1.7x) built-in inside     → Canon has a 0.82x optical viewfinder patent and another patent for displaying additional information in […]

Also posted in Toshiba | Tagged , | Comments closed

Canon EOS M5 mirrorless camera now shipping

    The Canon EOS M5 mirrorless camera is already shipping. Check pricing and availability at Adorama for the US and Fotohanskeuzekamp for EU. The first sample pictures taken with the camera can be found here. Here is a quick availability update on many of the new cameras and lenses announced at Photokina:

Posted in Canon | Tagged | Comments closed