December 4, 2013
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Official Canon EOS M2 Video (AF comparison with EOS M), Pre-Order Possible in JP

Canon’s new mirrorless camera , the EOS M2 has been announced a few days ago.

Found this video (YouTube user kOrBeN DaLlOz) and it looks like an official Canon Japan product video. It is mostly about the auto-focus of the EOS M2, and there are AF performance comparisons with the EOS M.

The EOS M2 is available for pre-order at Amazon JP, but will not ship out of Japan. The EOS M is on sale for $299 (click here).

EOS M2

December 4, 2013
Posted in Deals

Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom 5 Still Available for $9.99 a Month (for everyone)

Adobe Photoshop CC

It was set to expire on December 2 but has been extended to December 8Anyone now can get Photoshop and Lightroom via Creative Cloud for $9.99/month. 4 days left.

This is your opportunity to step into Adobe’s Photoshop Photography Program for 9.99 a month (12-month commitment).

  • Photoshop CC
  • Lightroom 5
  • 20GB of online storage
  • Behance ProSite
  • Access to training resources on Creative Cloud Learn
  • Ongoing updates and upgrades

[via PB]

December 4, 2013
Posted in Deals

Hot Canon Deal: EOS 6D ($1507), w/ 24-105mm f/4L IS – $2048 (Amazon US)

Canon Deal

Killer prices for Canon EOS 6D kits on Amazon US: EOS 6D with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS for $2048 (click here), EOS 6D body only for $1,507 (click here). I think this is the lowest price for a 6D I’ve ever seen on Amazon US. Did you know it takes 40 minutes to make a 6D?

The EOS 5D Mark III is still available at $2899 (click here).

More deals at dealsrunner.com

December 4, 2013
Posted in Reviews

Tamron 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC MFT Charts, Construction Diagram, and Product Leaflet

Tamron 150-600mm

Source: DicaHub (translated)

After having posted a set of sample pictures shot with the new Tamron 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC superzoom, announced just a few weeks ago,  Sun-Photo published more about this amazing lens: MFT charts, construction diagrams and the product leaflet (click here to download the pdf).

The lens is not yet available but you can get notified when it can be pre-ordered or is in stock.

Tamron 150-600mm

December 4, 2013
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Another Canon EOS M2 Auto-Focus Test Video

The EOS M2 is here, did disappoint many people, will (most probably) not been sold in Europe and the US – never the less it is a cute little mirrorless camera and we won’t fail to cover it :-) So, here is another short AF test video.

Itmedia has some EOS M2 sample pics for you to view.

December 3, 2013
Posted in Deals

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L and More Lens Deals (and Sigma 24-105mm f/4 in Stock)

 

Sigma 24-105mm f/4

B&H has some good BF/CM deals that are still alive:

  • CANON EF 16-35MM F/2.8L II for $1349 after having added the item to the cart and a $200 mail-in rebate
  • Canon EOS 60D DSLR Camera with 18-135mm Lens and PIXMA PRO-100 Inkjet Printer for $799 after instant and mail-in rebates
  • HOT: CANON EF 70-200MM F/2.8L IS II for $1899 after checkout and $300 mail-in rebate – that’s $600 savings on this excellent lens!
  • SIGMA 70-200MM F/2.8 EX DG APO OS HSM for $1099, $300 saving
  • CANON PIXMA MG6320 WIRELESS COLOR ALL-IN-ONE INKJET PHOTO PRINTER (BLUE) for just $49 with Free SquareTrade Protection Plan

Finally, the SIGMA 24-105MM F/4 DG OS HSM is in stock for $899

December 3, 2013
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Canon EOS M2 To Be Sold Only In Asia?

EOS M2

The announcement of the Canon EOS M2 last night created a bit of confusion. Nothing leaked until the day before, and: only Canon Japan and Canon China made the announcement. No word came from Canon USA or one of the Canon’s EU branches. As for now a lot suggests that Canon may introduce the EOS M2 for Asia only, or at least wait for CES 2014 to make it available for the rest of the world.

That Canon could make the EOS M2 available only for Asia is more plausible than you may think at first glance, it’s an option to take in account. Mirrorless cameras sell pretty good in Asia (the EOS M did too), much better than in Europe or the US, so it could be possible that Canon decides to sell the EOS M2 only in Asia. Remember that the EF-M 11-22mm IS STM lens is still not available for the US (but can be ordered at DigitalRev). The 11-22mm is the most interesting lens among those (3 lenses) that are available, in my opinion.

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