Monthly Archives: September 2011

Another Canon event on October 26th

In addition to November 3rd, there is another Canon event scheduled for October 26th. This will probably be for a new Pixma printer since Canon, just like Nikon, is not expected to announce a new DSLR any time soon. The November 3rd announcement will probably be for two new video cameras: one with EF mount, the other with PL […]

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$100 instant rebate for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II is now live

As promised, here is the $100 instant rebate on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II: Before: After:

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SLR Magic Noktor 12mm f/1.6 lens for Micro Four Thirds

I just received some more details and samples of the SLR Magic Noktor 12mm f/1.6 lens for Micro Four Thirds: 12mm wide angle f/1.6 max aperture (best performance is at f/4) ~2% distortion (optical distortion correction for natural perspective when taking photos of people) 0.15m minimum focus distance 12 step-less aperture blades for always round aperture opening like a […]

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This was the Canon announcement on September 22nd

This was the Canon announcement on September 22nd:

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Sony promises fix to clicking sound when recording video with the NEX-5N

Several users have reported a clicking sound coming out of the new Sony NEX-5N during video recording (see above clip). It seems that Sony has acknowledged the problem and is promising a “performance improvement”. Here is a quote from Sony support site:

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Fujinon lenses for Canon?

New rumors indicate that Fuji may announce a new line of Fujinon lenses for Canon EF mount in March, 2012. Now that’s a shocker. Fujifilm recently mentioned in an interview with Reuters that they may re-enter the interchangeable lens camera market with a product that is fully developed in-house, but my guess was that they are talking about a mirrorless camera […]

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Canon will have $100 instant saving on 5D MARKII starting September 25th

Canon will have $100 instant saving in the US on the 5D MARKII camera starting September 25th (till October 29th).

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RED also prepping for November 3rd

Canon already revealed their plans for a “historic global announcement” on November 3rd, 2011 in Hollywood. RED’s CEO Jim Jannard also wants to announce their RED Scarlet camera on the same date and he was not shy to mention to stir up the RedForum with his comments:

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