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October 21, 2014
Posted in News

Behind-The-Scenes of ‘Stand With Me’ (EOS C100 and Canon Lenses)


Watch ‘Stand With Me’ – a film about child slavery – with co-directors Patrick Moreau and Grant Peelle revealing why they shot it with EOS C100 cameras and Canon lenses.

October 20, 2014
Posted in News

Tamron Announces Development of Fast And Image-Stabilized SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Ultra-Wide Angle Lens (world’s first in this category)

SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

Found via DicaHub (translated)

Press release:

Tamron announces development of F/2.8 fast ultra-wideangle zoom lens with VC (Vibration Compensation), world’s first in its category

XGM (eXpanded Glass Molded Aspherical) element and LD (Low Dispersion) glass elements deployed in the front group ensures outstanding image depicting performance. Proprietary eBAND coating coupled with improved BBAR coating efficiently reduces ghosting and flare inherent to wideangle focal lengths to an absolute minimum.

September 12, 2014, Saitama, Japan. – Tamron Co., Ltd. (President & CEO: Morio Ono), a leading manufacturer of precision optics, announces development of a new ultra-wideangle zoom lens for full-frame DSLR cameras with a fast F/2.8 aperture and VC (Vibration Compensation), the world’s first in its category. The price and launch date are to be determined. The lens will be showcased at the Tamron booth at Photokina 2014, September 16- 21, 2014 in Cologne, Germany (Photokina Booth Number: Hall 4.2 D10 – E19).

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October 19, 2014
Posted in News

Behind-The-Scenes on Top TV Show ‘Homeland’ (why they use Canon cameras)

The cinematographers behind ‘Homeland’ reveal how Canon EOS-1D C and EOS 5D Mark III DSLRs and Cinema EF lenses have helped give the hit TV show its look. Video at CPN.

October 19, 2014
Posted in News

Ouch! Football Player Falls On Sideline And Destroys A Canon L Telephoto Lens

That’s what you might call bad luck. For the Photographer. The player landed on top of what looks to be either a Canon EF 500mm f/4L or an EF 400mm f/2.8L lens mounted on a Canon EOS-1D X. The photographer is ok, the lens broken in 2 parts.

[via Photography Bay | video via FanSided GIF]

October 18, 2014
Posted in Deals, News

Special Canon Powershot G7 X Kit Shipping From Canon Store (with Leather case, Sandisk 32GB, Strap)

Powershot G7 X

The Canon Direct Store has the Powershot G7 X in stock and ready to ship. They offer a special kit with a quality leather case, a leather strap, and a Sandisk 32GB SDHC Card Class 10 memory card. The special kit is sold for $699, that’s the same price Amazon asks for the G7 X alone.

October 17, 2014
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YONGNUO Flash Speedlite YN600EX-RT Available At eBay ($188)


The YN600EX-RT, a Canon compatible strobe, and a strobe compatible with Canon’s new 2.4GHz RT radio system featured on the Canon  Speedlite 600EX-RT, is available on eBay. The Yongnuo YN600EX-RT sells for $188, the Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT for around $500. The Yongnuo is remarkably similar to the Canon equivalent.

[via DIYPhotography]

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