Top Rated Plus seller RedTagCamera on eBay (99.9% positive ratings) has a very good deal. The Canon Rebel T5i/EOS 700D with the EF-S 18-55mm IS STM lens is on sale for $449. Compare at $649. Free shipping in the US. Please note: this is likely a grey import item.
Zeiss announced a new lens line-up, named Milvus. The video below is an introduction to the lenses, just published by Zeiss. Pre-orders are live:
- Zeiss Milvus 100mm f/2M ZE – $1,843 – B&H Photo | Adorama
- Zeiss Milvus 21mm f/2.8 ZE – $1,843 – B&H Photo | Adorama
- Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 ZE – $1,199 – B&H Photo | Adorama
- Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/2M ZE – $1,283 – B&H Photo | Adorama
- Zeiss Milvus 85mm f/1.4 ZE – $1,799 – B&H Photo | Adorama
Zeiss’ press release with lots of technical description is here.
Product description for the Zeiss Milvus 50mm f/1.4 ZE after the break.
Canon press release:
Canon, as an Official Sponsor, to support Rugby World Cup 2015 Tournament in England through various activities
TOKYO, Japan, September 10—Canon, as an Official Sponsor1 of Rugby World Cup 2015 in England, will provide support for the event through a range of activities.
At the 2015 Tournament, which will take place from September 18 to October 31, 2015, at 13 stadiums in 11 cities across the U.K., Canon will provide support through its products, technologies and services, as outlined below.
Thanks Ebrahim. A photo of Canon’s new 8K camera system (development announcement) sent in by a CW reader. He says:
Body is identical to C300II but it records externally using an intermediate module then to Four Odyssey 7Q+ 4K recorders (Four 4096×2016 signals making up DCI 8K) up to 60p.
Can’t say with 100% confidence that it is the real thing. But I guess it is. The photo was posted on Imgur.
Canon might announce a new EF 85mm L lens in 2016, possibly at Photokina 2016.
The new 85mm is said to feature Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics first seen on the new EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens. Moreover, the new 85mm is weather sealed (as all recent L lenses), might have a new manual focus system, and it might be lighter. Will it still be f/1.2? No info so far.
We are currently flooded by Canon rumors. Take everything with a big grain of salt. The EF 85mm f/1.2L was released in 2003, a replacement is plausible.[via CR]