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Patent: Canon Tilt-Shift with Image Stabilization

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A patent showing the possibility of image stabilization in a tilt-shift lens has appeared. While the patent doesn’t mention anything about a potential optical formula, it’s an interesting idea nonetheless. We’ve heard in the past that Canon was working on a tilt-shift macro lens, which would be an engineering challenge for the EF mount. Could [...]
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Deal: Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body $1999

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GetItDigital (99.6% approval) is selling the Canon EOS 5D Mark III body for $1999 (Reg $2499) via ebay. PRODUCT HIGHLIGHTS 22.3 MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor DIGIC 5+ Image Processor 3.2″ 1.04m-Dot ClearView II LCD Monitor Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps 61-Point High Density Reticular AF Native ISO 25600, Extended to ISO 102400 [...]
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Full Frame Astrophotography DSLR Coming [CR1]

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We’re told that Canon will release their first full frame DSLR geared to astrophotography some time in 2016. It is unknown which camera will get the conversion to an “a” model. This would follow the APS-C astrophotography DSLRs from the past, the EOS 20Da and the EOS 60Da. Nikon is about to release the D810a, which [...]
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Canon EOS 5D Series Celebrates 10 Year Anniversary

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TOKYO, May 28, 2015—Canon Inc. announced today the celebration this year of the 10th anniversary of the introduction of the Company’s EOS 5D series of digital single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras. Launched in September 2005, the EOS 5D enabled advanced-amateur users to take advantage of the impressive high-image-quality performance and photographic expression unique to digital SLR [...]
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Patent: Tamron 85mm f/1.8 VC

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A patent for a Tamron 85mm f/1.8 VC has appeared. Is Tamron following Sigma and getting into the quality prime market, but with Vibration Correction (Image Stabilization)? Canon’s 85mm offerings, the EF 85mm f/1.2L II and EF 85mm f/1.8 could probably both use a refresh, though we haven’t heard anything about either in a very [...]
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DPReview: Canon Rebel T6s/T6i Lab Report added to First Impressions

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DPReview has added lab reports to their first impressions for the brand new EOS Rebel T6s & EOS Rebel T6i. Summary The new Rebels bring solid image quality improvements to the popular line. Increased resolution (24MP, up from 18MP) makes the T6s and T6i competitive against most APS-C offerings from competitors, and a weak anti-aliasing [...]
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Review: Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS Sport

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Friend of the site Dustin Abbott has completed his review of the brand new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS Sport lens. Dustin initially wrote this lens off saying: I had pretty much written off the new Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM SPORT lens before I reviewed it. I saw the specs (including the heavy [...]
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Canon Developing a New Slower Supertelephoto Lens [CR2]

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We’re told that Canon is developing a new supertelephoto lens that is slower than f/4. One immediately thinks about an update to the EF 400mm f/5.6L, but we’re told that is not the case and it’ll be a new lens altogether. While the source couldn’t nail down the exact focal length, speed or even if [...]
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24-70 f/2.8 DG OS Art Next from Sigma [CR1]

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We’ve been told Sigma’s next Art series lens will be a zoom and most likely a 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS Art. The last Art series zoom from Sigma was the 24-105mm f/4 OS DG Art, which has been out of production for some time while Sigma put their manufacturing capacity into the new art series primes as [...]
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Review: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L from B&H Photo

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B&H Photo has posted a longer review of Canon’s legendary EF 1200mm f/5.6L. It’s definitely a lens that presents some challenges when walking around New York City, but it still looks like a lot of fun. Some History on the Lens: Canon made this lens available by special order only. A $10,000 deposit was required with [...]
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Patent: Canon EF 16-35 f/2.8L III

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We just wrote about a replacement for the EF 16-35 f/2.8L II this week, and now a patent showing an upgraded optical formula has appeared. Patent Publication No. 2014-206674 Published 2014.10.30 Filing date 2013.4.15 Example 1 Zoom ratio 2.06 Focal length f = 16.49-23.74-33.94mm Fno. 2.91 Half angle of view ω = 52.69-42.35-32.51 ° BF 38.74-48.38-63.65mm Source: [...]
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Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Coming in August? [CR1]

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Rumors of the Canon EOS Rebel SL2 coming this August are out there now. We’d heard previously that the camera would be slightly smaller and suggested an EVF was a possibility. That looks to be off the table with the latest specifications for the camera. Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Specifications: 24.2MP 19 point AF 4.5 [...]
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Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Begins Shipping

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Retailers have begun shipping the brand new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM. We’re told by B&H Photo that all preorders have been met and that they have good stock of the new lens. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM $125: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon Canon ES-68 Lens Hood: B&H Photo $26.95 | Adorama $34.95 | Amazon $29.00 [...]
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Canon EOS 7D Mark II, EF11-24mm f/4L USM Win Three Top Honors in Japan’s Premier Camera Grand Prix Awards

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TOKYO, May 20, 2015—Canon Inc. and Canon Marketing Japan Inc. announced today that the Company’s EOS 7D Mark II digital SLR camera (launched in October 2014) has been honored with two prestigious Camera Grand Prix (GP) Japan 2015 awards—“Camera of the Year” and “Readers Award”—while the EF11-24mm f/4L USM ultra-wide-angle interchangeable zoom lens (launched in [...]
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Real World Image Samples from Rebel T6s & T6i

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Canon’s latest Rebels didn’t launch without issue, as a select number of the first batch of cameras needed a service advisory. Now that Canon has taken care of that, these feature rich entry level DSLRs from Canon are showing some good promise. DPReview has posted a gallery of real world images from the EOS Rebel [...]
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EOS 5D Mark IV Testing Has Begun [CR2]

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We’re told test bodies for the EOS 5D Mark IV have made their way to select photographers. The timeline for an announcement is still some time in Q4 of 2015. While there has been talk about a new DIGIC processor for the EOS-1D X Mark II, it is unknown if the EOS 5D Mark IV [...]
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Canon Working on Professional Underwater Camera? [CR1]

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Is Canon working on a higher end and more professional underwater camera? We’re told that Canon is working on an underwater camera for serious divers, a camera that would not require an underwater housing and far superior to any of the point and shoot options out there. Canon has said that they’re going to start making [...]
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New EF f/2.8 Wide Angle Zoom in the Works [CR1]

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This is the second time in the last month or so that we’ve been told that a new wide angle f/2.8 zoom was in the works. The obvious lens for replacement would be for the EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II. which was released in 2007. Fast wide angle zooms are still required by a lot of event photographers [...]
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The Week in Review

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It was a relatively eventful week for Canon, from new lenses, to new firmware, to a new service advisory. New Lens Canon Introduces the EF 50mm f/1.8 STM along with a new lens hood and protective filter designed for it. We all seem to be pleasantly surprised that the price of the lens is $125 USD. [...]
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Sigma Tripod Socket TS-81 Availability Announced

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This is not an announcement of a new product, Sigma is just letting us know that the Arca compatible foot for the Sigma 150-600 f/5-6.3 OS Sport is now available and retailers should have it soon. From Sigma: We are pleased to announce the availability of TRIPOD SOCKET TS-81 that is the optional lens foot [...]
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