For a limited time DigitalRev has the Canon EOS 60D with EF-S 18-135mm IS lens on sale for $909/€797.
Please note that the price above is computed for Germany and the USA. The price for other EU countries may be slightly different. In any case all custom taxes and shipping costs are inclusive for EU and Asia customers. US customers have to check if there are customs since it depends by the state.
CanonUSA on YouTube posted part 3 of the 9 parts series about Canon EF lenses, this video is about STM lenses:
Canon STM lenses have stepping motors that allow you to focus quietly and follow your subject smoothly. Photographer and educator Matt Kloskowski demonstrates the quiet smoothness of Canon’s STM technology.
See the first 2 videos here.
Canon released a new firmware version for the Canon EOS 6D (price & specs). The update fixes a problem with the EOS Utility and some errors with German and Korean language. The firmware update can be downloaded here.
EOS 6D Digital SLR Cameras
Firmware Version 1.1.4 incorporates the following fixes:
1. Fixes a phenomenon in which some images cannot be transferred to mobile devices running the EOS Remote app.
2. Corrects an error in the German language Feature Guide.
3. Corrects an error in the Korean language Feature Guide.
Firmware Version 1.1.4 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.1.3. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.1.4, it is not necessary to update the firmware.
A bunch of good deals on eBay.
- Top Rated Plus seller getitdigital (99.4% positive ratings) has the Rebel SL1/EOS 100D on sale for $469.99. USA model and warranty, free shipping in the US.
- Top Rated Plus and Canon USA authorized seller pmidigital (100% positive ratings) has the Canon EOS 6D on sale for $1559.75. USA model and warranty, free shipping in the US.
- Top Rated Plus seller bestpriceoptices (99.8% positive ratings) has the Rokinon 14mm f/2.8 Ultra Wide Angle Lens on sale for 269.99. Free shipping in the US.
This comes directly from Sigma Bielorussia (translated), so we can assume they know what they are talking about. If true this would be a killer price, especially if you consider that Sigma aims no less than at the Zeiss Otus 55mm f/1.4 with their lens, and the Zeiss is a $3990 lens!
The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG “Art” lens is expected to ship in May 2014.
Exceptionally good deal for the amazing Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens: B&H has it on sale for just $1799 after a $200 mail-in rebate. Please note: the price first goes down to $1999 when the lens is added to the cart, and then you claim the $200 MIR. Free shipping and 2% rewards.
This lens is usually priced $2299, that means you get a $500 discount on one of Canon’s best regarded full-frame lenses! If you are on the fence for the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II then this may be your chance.
Specifications and description after the break.