A reader sent me those pictures of what appears to be a new 4k Canon video camera concept that will most likely be announced at the 2015 NAB show (April 11-16th). The funny part is that somebody from the audience (Jackie Chan?) jumped on stage and grabbed the camera from the Canon China President & CEO Hideki Ozawa:
Update: I received some more details on the new camera:
- 1" CMOS Sensor
- 58mm filter
- Built-in Wi-Fi
- Similar shape to the Canon EOS 70D
- External viewfinder
- Canon 10X optical zoom 8.9-89mm f/2.8-5.6 4k video fixed lens (35mm Equi. 24-240mm)
If you are following PhotoRumors, you probably remember my post from few weeks ago on the rumored Ricoh pixel/sensor shift technology that could be included in the upcoming Pentax full frame DSLR camera. Imaging-resource posted some more information on this topic - apparently (not confirmed yet) this new technology could be available to current cameras via a firmware update:
Deal of the day: the Sony NEX-7 camera with 18-55mm lens is now $750 off at B&H. The E-mount based NEX-7 camera has a 24.3MP APS-C sensor, 3" tiltable LCD screen, OLED viewfinder, 1080 HD video and built-in flash.
Canon EOS 5DS/R camera pre-orders are now open at several websites:
Samyang is rumored to announce a new 100mm macro lens (probably f/2.8). The official release is expected in the summer. The price will be close to the similar Canon ($899) and Nikon ($734) lenses.
Few days ago BestBuy published on their website the US pricing for the upcoming Adobe Lightroom 6 software. The US pricing will be $149.99 for the regular version and $79.99 for the student/teacher edition. Here are the hardware and operating system specifications: