New Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L and EF 100-400mm f/4-5.6L IS II USM lenses

Canon EF 11-24mm f:4L lens
The Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L lens (see patent) that leaked last month is real and will be priced around $3,000. The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4-5.6L IS II USM lens is rumored to be announced in November 2014 and should start shipping in December 2014.

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New Canon premium compact camera teaser

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Canon premium compact camera teaser
I already reported last month that a new Canon PowerShot compact camera with a large sensor is currently under development. Canon Netherlands now has also a teaser for a “big zoom” premium compact camera. Here is the translated text:

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Ricoh announces new WG-30w “adventure” camera with Wi-Fi capability

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Just a month after the WG-M1 announcement, Ricoh came out with another "adventure" camera: the WG-30w is available in two colors and costs $276.95. Here are the camera's main features:

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First Samsung NX1camera ISO test is out

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Update: see this post for the sample images.

Lesnumeriques posted the first ISO test of the Samsung NX1 mirrorless camera - one of the most interesting announcement from the 2014 Photokina show. They compared the NX1 head to head with the Sony a77II and Nikon D750 (not sure why they picked those cameras and not a mirrorless Sony or a Fuji). Here are the NX1 samples at different ISO levels:
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The future of Adobe creative applications

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Adobe published this video on the future of Adobe creative applications:

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The popular Sony a7/a7r camera trade-in program is back

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The S0ny a7/a7r trade-in camera promotion is back - purchase a Sony a7 or a7r camera and send your DSLR any interchangeable lens camera of any make or model to Adorama and receive the following trade-in bonus:

The three trade-in offers come on top of the already existing $200 instant savings and 4% in rewards plus free shipping.

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Canon does not have a new “impossible” product, just a new marketing campaign

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The Canon teaser with a countdown timer was for a new marketing campaign that "focus on people, not products" whatever that means. You can learn more at www.seeimpossible.usa.canon.com, the press release is available here. Those are the two promo videos for the new campaign:

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