March 15, 2014
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Canon EOS 70D Deals (body & kits, Adorama)

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Canon EOS 70D

Another round of Canon EOS 70D deals at Adorama. Both the EOS 70D body and kits are available. The 70D is a phenomenal APS-C DSLR, and I enjoy using it whenever I can. The Dual Pixel AF is a world apart from whatever AF you have seen on other DSLR, and there are reviewers who outline that it outperforms conventional AF systems.

  • EOS 70D body only on sale for $1049 instead of $1199. 2% rewards and free shipping
  • EOS 70D with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens on sale for $1149 instead of $1349, 2% rewards and free shipping
  • EOS 70D with EF-S 18-135mm IS STM lens on sale for $1299 instead of $1549, 2% rewards and free shipping. This kits includes the following items for free:
    • Adorama Slinger Bag,100 – Black
    • Pro Optic 67mm Digital Essentials Filter Kit

The 70D kit with the 18-135mm lens is eligible for a $400 mail-in rebate when bought together with the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer. To do this, click “buy together and save” when on the product page and select the printer. Information about the mail-in rebate can be found here.

EOS 70D specs and description after the break.

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March 15, 2014
Posted in Reviews

Canon EF Lenses 101 With Matt Kloskowski (Video)

CanonUSA on Youtube posted the first two videos of a 9 part series about Canon’s EF lenses.

Canon offers a wide range of EF lenses and lens accessories. In this 9 part video series you’ll learn all about lens basics, STM lenses, Macro lenses, Fisheye lenses, Tilt-Shift lenses, Wide Angle and Telephoto lenses. Your host for this informative series is professional photographer and educator Matt Kloskowski

The video below is the second video of the series:

In this video you’ll learn all about aperture, f-stop, focal length and a lot more. Your host, photographer and educator Matt Kloskowski takes you through the various lens categories and also explains some of the Canon nomenclature.

If you feel you have to learn about Canon’s EF lenses then these educational videos are right for you.

March 14, 2014
Posted in Deals

Warning: Canon EOS 6D – $1500

Canon EOS 6D

Top deal by Top Rated Seller 6ave on eBay (99.3% positive ratings): get the Canon EOS 6D body only on sale for only $1,499.99.

Description and specs after the break.

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March 14, 2014
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New Canon DPP and EOS Utility Support Rebel T5, EOS M2, Powershot G1 X Mark II

Canon DPP

New versions of Digital Photo Professional (3.14.15),  EOS Utility (2.14.0) and other Canon software is available for download.

Canon Digital Photo Professional 3.14.15 – Changes for Digital Photo Professional 3.14.15 Updater:

  • Supports images taken with EOS Kiss X70 / EOS Rebel T5 / EOS 1200D / EOS Hi, EOS M2, PowerShot G1 X Mark II.
  • Supports Windows 8.1 [Windows version of the updater]
  • Fixes the phenomenon where the shutter speed value and the aperture value indicated for an image displayed in the [Large thumbnail] mode may differ from the actual values if the image has been converted to the JPG or TIFF format from the RAW file (CRW file) format of the EOS D30, EOS D60, EOS KISS DIGITAL / EOS DIGITAL REBEL / EOS 300D DIGITAL or EOS 10D.

EOS Utility 2.14.0 – Changes for EOS Utility 2.14.0 Updater:

  • Supports EOS Kiss X70 / EOS Rebel T5 / EOS 1200D / EOS Hi, EOS M2.
  • Supports the CN-E35mm T1.5 L F.
  • Supports Windows 8.1.
March 14, 2014
Posted in Deals

Deal: Canon EOS M w/ 18-55mm IS STM, 22mm F/2 STM, And Speedlite 90EX – €422/$479

Canon EOS M

For a limited time (until 3/17) DigitalRev has the Canon EOS M kit with EF-M 18-55mm IS STM and EF-M 22mm f/2 STM lenses, and the Speedlite 90EX flash, all on sale for $422/$479. All color options available. Very good price for the kit.

Please note that the price in Euro is computed for Germany, other EU countries may vary slightly but in any case the price is comprehensive of customs and shipment for all EU and Asia customers, US customers have to check customs during check-out (depends by the state).

[via dealsrunner]

Specifications and description after the break.

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March 14, 2014
Posted in Rumors

Canon Powershot SX60 HS To Be Released Soon (and some specs)

Canon Powershot SX60

Canon Powershot SX50 HS

From a new source (thanks) comes the rumor that Canon will soon release the successor of the popular Powershot SX50 HS IS (price & specs), the Canon Powershot SX60 HS IS. The announcement is expected before summer 2014, possibly in the next two months .

There are some new tidbits on the specification front. The Canon Powershot SX60 HS is said to have a 15MP sensor, and to get faster on the wide end. While the SX50 has a maximum aperture of f/3.4, the Sx60 HS is rumored to have f/2.8. The SX60 HS is also said to be wider, 20-1200 in 35mm equivalent instead of the current 24-1200. That would be a 60x zoom, and it fits with the naming scheme: the SX50 had a 50x zoom, so it sounds plausible the SX60 might have a 60x zoom. Finally, there should be improvements for the auto-focus (which is already pretty quick on the SX50).

That’s all I have for the time being. Stay tuned for more.

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