Last day to win a Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 lens with Canon Watch and Lockerdome

Last Day To Win A Canon EF 40mm F/2.8 Lens With Canon Watch And Lockerdome

Canon Watch teamed up with LockerDome to offer you the opportunity to win a brand new Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 pancake lens. The giveaway ends tomorrow, 12/01/2015.

To join the giveaway you can do one or all of the following: follow Canon Watch on LockerDome, like and follow Canon Watch on Facebook/Twitter, and share Canon Watch on Facebook/Twitter. The giveaway will end in a bit less than a month.

If you are interested, check out the Giveaway here.

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Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 will sell at $4,990

Zeiss Otus 28mm F/1.4 Will Sell At $4,990

We knew this wouldn’t be a budget lens. Now the price for the new Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 has appeared on B&H Photo’s website, it’s a whooping $4,990. The new Otus will be available worldwide starting Q2 2016.

Zeiss Otus 28mm f/1.4 key features:

  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Apochromatic, Distagon Optical Design
  • 8 Anomalous Partial Dispersion Elements
  • 2 Aspherical Elements
  • Floating Elements System
  • Zeiss T* Anti-Reflective Coating
  • Internal Focus; Manual Focus Design
  • All-Metal Barrel, Yellow Scale Markings

Recsea underwater housing for Canon EOS 7D Mark II announced

Recsea Underwater Housing For Canon EOS 7D Mark II Announced

Recsea announced an underwater housing for the EOS 7D Mark II, the Recsea RDH-C7DMkII will cost $2,880 without and $3,260 with fixed dual grip.

Press release (via Dive Photo Guide):

Recsea announces CANON EOS 7D Mark II UW Housing RDH-C7DMkII


  • Compact and durable, CNC precision machined corrosion-resistant aluminum housing.
  • Lightweight, ergonomically designed.
  • Housing Maximum Operating Depth (MOD) of 100 meters (328 feet), depending on Lens Port.
  • Shutter Trigger.
  • Built-in Camera Fixing Plate.
  • Airlock Vacuum Valve.
  • Rear Control Dial with push button function.
  • RECSEA original Secure-Latch locking system for easy opening and closing.
  • Dual Housing Port to Lens Port O-ring system.
  • Quality silicone O-ring with wider Back Cover contact surface for added protection at greater depths.
  • Complete camera function control.
  • Wide variety of optional Lens Ports, Focus and Zoom Gears, and other supported options.


  • Compatible Camera: CANON EOS 7D Mark II.
  • Maximum Depth: 100 meters (328 feet).

Main Body and Back Cover: Corrosion-resistant Aluminum Alloy, Anodized Lever. Buttons, Dials: POM, PC. Flash, LCD Windows: Hard Coat Acrylic Flash Window Diffuser: Polycarbonate (POM). Screws, Springs, Shafts: Stainless Steel, Galvanized


W201mm x D116mm x H162mm (Housing only).
1.860kg (Land / Housing only)
2.433kg (Land / Housing w/Aluminum Fixed Dual Grip)
2.206kg (Land / Housing w/POM Fixed Dual Grip)
Standard Color: Gun Metallic Zero-VOC Enamel Coating.

Included Accessories
Hand Strap, Strobe Mask/External Strobe Connection Mount and Screws x 2, Housing Port Cover, Reserve O-rings (1 Main Body and 1 Housing Port), O-ring Removal Pick, O-ring Grease

EOS 7D Mark II

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens in stock and ready to ship at $899

Sigma 20mm F/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens In Stock And Ready To Ship At $899

The new Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM “Art” lens is in stock at major retailers at $899: Amazon Adorama B&H Photo

Sigma 20mm f/1.4 DG HSM key features:

  • EF Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Two FLD Elements and Five SLD Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • TSC Material, Brass Bayonet Mount
  • Built-In Petal-Shaped Lens Hood
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Canon announces winners of ‘Iconic Images’ competition

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To see all 10 winning images from the competition, please visit the ‘Iconic Images’ competition page. Canon press release:

Canon announces winners of ‘Iconic Images’ competition

London, UK, 24 November 2015 – Canon Europe today reveals the 10 finalists and overall winner of its pan-European ‘Iconic Images’ competition. Emanating from over 12,500 entrants across 18 European countries, Matt Doggett from the UK was crowned winner by a panel of internationally acclaimed photographers, including Canon Ambassador Brent Stirton and Getty Images photographer Toby Smith, for his entry “Visionary Changes.” Matt’s striking underwater shot of gannets fishing for food was selected for his technique, creativity and original and interesting interpretation of the brief, a story of change. “When gannets hit the water the shape of their eyes change instantly giving them perfect vision of the fish upon which they prey,” he said.

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Canon patent for 25-125mm f/2.8 lens for Super 35mm sensors (EOS Cinema)

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A new Canon patent for a 25-125mm f/2.8 lens for Canon’S EOS Cinema line. The patent refers to a Super 35mm sensor.

  • Patent Publication No. 2015-176118
    • Published 2015.10.5
    • Filing date 2014.3.18
  • Example 1
    • Zoom ratio 5.00
    • Focal length 25.00 125.00
    • F-number 2.90
    • Half angle (in degrees) 29.42 6.44
    • Image height 14.10
    • Overall length of the lens 446.92
    • BF 50.00