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October 7, 2014
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Canon Sees Impossible, I See Nothing (UPDATE)

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Canon Sees Impossible

Update: as a reader noted in the comments section, we will see something at 9am EST (2pm central European time). That’s what I have been told too.

It’s a while that we reached zero count here in Europe. Still the site does not show anything new. Be aware that the counter is location based, in the US there is still some time to go, in Asia it reached zero count since hours.

Something more or any news from other parts of the globe?

More on this in a previous post.

October 7, 2014
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Sigma Adds Canon EOS C100 Support To Several Lenses

Sigma 30mm f/1.4
Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM

 

Sigma added support for the Canon EOS C100 to several lenses via firmware update. The firmware enables auto-focus at any aperture for these lenses when used on a Canon EOS C100:

  • Sigma 30mm f/1.4 DC HSM | A
  • Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC OS HSM “Macro” | C
  • Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS HSM “Macro” | C
  • Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM | A

To update the lens’ firmware you need the Sigma USB Dock and Sigma Optimization Pro software.

[via Sigma Rumors]

October 6, 2014
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Sigma Wants To Make A “Very Unique Lens That Never Existed”

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Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM Art lens

In an interview with c|net, Mr. Kazuto Yamaki, CEO of Sigma, said some very interesting things. Judge for yourself:

What new models can we expect? Replacements for mainstay lenses like the 70-200mm or models that fit into the holes of your competitors’ product lines?
Yamaki: We have two directions. We have to develop the traditional lenses like the 50mm f1.4, but the other direction is that I really want to make a very unique lens that never existed in the market. […] We are always trying to some something new.

Is there anything new coming this year?
Yamaki: We have already announced our products for this year. Next year we will have several new items.

Something nobody else has?
Yamaki: Next year.

A zoom or prime [fixed focal length] lens?
Yamaki: Both. Well, we are still studying it. We’re not sure we can release it to the market. A new product is quite risky. Sometimes we have to give up in the middle of the development. We were very fortunate to complete the 18-35mm f1.8 design.

All this sound very interesting.

  1. Sigma wants to make a lens that does yet not exist (it would be the 2nd then, because the 18-35mm f/1.8 was also a total innovation, the first zoom lens with constant f/1.8)
  2. There will be new Sigma lenses in 2015
  3. These lenses will be zooms and primes

Go on Sigma!

[via c|net]

October 4, 2014
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Canon Rebel T3i Most Used on Flickr And Among Best Selling DSLR On Amazon

Rebel T3i

The Phoblographer did some research and found that the good old Canon Rebel T3i/EOS 600D (released in 2011) is the most used dedicated camera on Flickr, and it is the best selling DSLR on Amazon US (edit: it was until a few days ago, today it’s ranked 2nd).

t3i

The T3i/600D sports an 18MP sensor, a 9 point AF system, shots 3.7 fps, records 1080p HD video, has an articulated screen, and goes up to ISO 12800. The T3i/600D is an excellent option for those who want to start using a serious DSLR without breaking the bank. The T3i/600D with the 18-55mm IS lens currently sells for $549 on Amazon US. Want to see what the T3i/600D delivers? Have a look on Flickr.

Canon Rebel T3i/EOS 600D price check: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay

[via The Phoblographer]

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October 2, 2014
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Canon Germany Explains The EOS 7D Mark II (video, in German)

During Photokina 2014 Jörg Amonn of Canon Germany explained what’s new in the EOS 7D Mark II. The video is in German.

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In Germany Wex Photographie is accepting pre-orders for the EOS 7D Mark II (€1,699).  By pre-ordering the 7D Mark II you can help Canon Watch without paying a cent more.

World-wide EOS 7D Mark II pre-order links after the break.

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October 2, 2014
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Interview With Canon About EOS 7D Mark II Development

EOS 7D Mark II

dc.watch posted a long interview with Canon about the development of the EOS 7D Mark II. Unfortunately (for us) the interview is in Japanese and the only way to access it is via machine translation. From the interview:

What is the difference between the EOS 70D and the EOS 7D Mark II sensor?

[…] in order to improve the high-sensitivity characteristics, we have adopted a new process in the semiconductor manufacturing process.

You can pre-order the EOS 7D Mark II and in that way help Canon Watch without paying a penny more. All pre-order links after the break.

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October 1, 2014
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Canon EOS 7D Mark II Real-World Sample Pictures (preview)

EOS 7D Mark II

Dpreview posted a set of real-world sample pictures shot with a pre-production model of the new EOS 7D Mark II.

In Germany Wex Photographie is accepting pre-orders for the EOS 7D Mark II (€1,699). The new EOS 7D Mark II can be pre-ordered also in the USA. Shipment is expected for November 2014 and orders will be shipped on a first come first serve basis:

World-wide EOS 7D Mark II pre-order links after the break

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