February 28, 2014
Posted in Rumors

Once More A Rumor Suggests The Canon EOS 7D Replacement Could Be Announced Soon


EOS 7D Replacement

Another rumor surfaced on the web, and suggests that the replacement for the Canon EOS 7D (price & specs) could soon be announced. Before the end of Q2 2014, say the latest murmurings.

I have previously posted (see here too) that the EOS 7D replacement could be announced in the next months, and it is nice to see that others are getting similar information from their sources.

That Canon may announce the successor of the EOS 7D before Summer 2014 is truly possible. The EOS 7D replacement is long overdue. However, there have been a lot of contradicting rumors about the EOS 7D replacement. It is not even sure this DSLR will be named “EOS 7D Mark II”.

Truth is that no one really knows what is going to happen. There will be a new APS-C flagship, sure thing, but so far no really reliable specs or features have leaked. Rumor has it that it could be a high-end DSLR with a hybrid viewfinder. The successor of the EOS 7D is a well kept secret.

So far there have been two leaks with possible specs for the EOS 7D replacement. One (apparently) spec list leaked during Panasonic’s presentation of the GH4. This spec list is nothing I would take seriously, since it definitely appears the list was put together by Panasonic’s marketing department with the clear aim to make the GH4 shine when compared to the competition. The other, not confirmed but more plausible spec list is the one below:

  • ~24MP sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Auto-Focus system similar to the EOS 5D Mark III (61 points), possibly the same as 5D3
  • High frame rate, 10-12 fps
  • “high grade” weather sealing, like Canon’s professional DSLRs
  • Dual Digic V+ processor
  • Single card slot
  • WiFi & GPS
  • Innovative video features
  • Price around $2000
  • Very good ISO performance

This is all we know so far about the EOS 7D replacement. Stay tuned!

February 27, 2014
Posted in News

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 and Sigma 24-105mm f/4 OS In Stock and Ready To Ship

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8

B&H Photo has both the Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8 DC HSM and the Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM lenses in stock right now (limited supply) and ready to ship.

Sigma 18-35mm f/1.8

February 27, 2014
Posted in News

Canon Will Attend The Photography Show In UK (March 1-4)

Photography Show

Canon will attend The Photography Show in Birmigham, UK.

A brand new photography show for enthusiast photographers is launching next month (from 1-4 March) at the National Exhibition Centre (NEC) in Birmingham, UK, and Canon will feature strongly both as an exhibitor, showcasing its superb range of imaging equipment, as well as fielding four members of its Ambassadors Programme as special guest speakers.

Giving talks throughout the duration of the show will be Canon Ambassador Jeff Ascough as well as Canon Explorers Danny Green, David Noton and Clive Booth.

Adobe’s Richard Curtis (author of the recent CPN Lightroom 5 tutorials), National Geographic photojournalist Steve McCurry (Magnum Photos), fashion and celebrity photographer Rankin and legendary portrait photographer Terry O’Neill will also be there, where they will each give talks about their careers and showcase some stunning images.

[via CPN]

February 27, 2014
Posted in Reviews

Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Sony A7 (Digitalrev)

DigitalRev‘s Kai is comparing the mirrorless full-frame Sony A7 (price & specs) to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III (price & specs), Canon’s professional full-frame DSLR. Can the two compete? Can a mirrorless cam, even if FF, really compete with a professional grade DSLR (that has also access to Canon’s impressing line-up of lenses)?

I would always opt for the EOS 5D Mark III.

[via sonyalpharumors]


February 27, 2014
Posted in Tips

How To Shot A Unique Wedding Film With Canon Gear

The Canon Digital Learning Center published a video with wedding cinematographer Joe Simon about how to shot an unique wedding film with Canon EOS equipment.

Join wedding cinematographer, Joe Simon, as he shares his views and techniques for shooting a stylistic wedding video using Canon’s Cinema EOS and HDSLR cameras. Joe also discusses his experiences using the new Dual Pixel AF feature upgrade available for the EOS C100, and how it has improved his shots by opening up the potential for more dynamic camera movement and focus effects.

In this video you will also learn:
  • One-shot AF improvements with the Dual Pixel AF feature upgrade
  • Continuous AF improvements with the Dual Pixel AF feature upgrade
  • AF Lock and unlock functionalities, and how to take advantage of them
  • Joe’s approach to camera setup for filming the ceremony and first dance
  • Which camera support systems Joe uses for weddings, and why

[via CDLC]

February 26, 2014
Posted in Deals

Kit Deal: Canon Rebel SL1, 2 Lenses, Pro-100 Photo Printer, 32GB Memory Card, Bag, and more – $749

Canon Rebel SL1

Adorama has a Canon Rebel SL1 kit on sale for $749 after mail-in rebate and instant discount (compare to over $1350). That’s a great price for a bundle that includes:

  • Canon Rebel SL1
  • Canon EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens
  • Canon EF 75-300mm F/4-5.6 III lens
  • Sony 32GB memory card
  • Lowepro bag
  • Canon PIXMA Pro-100 photo printer
  • 50 sheets Canon photo paper

The Canon Rebel SL1 (EOS 100D in Europe) is the world’s smallest DSLR.