Apple Digital Camera RAW 6.06 released, adds support for Canon Powershot G3 X

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Apple released Digital Camera RAW 6.06. The update adds support for various cameras, Canon PowerShot G3 X included, to OS X Yosemite. Digital Camera RAW 6.06 supports the following cameras (more info at Apple):

  • Canon PowerShot G3 X
  • Leica Q (Typ 116)
  • Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX8
  • Sony Alpha ILCE-7R II
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX10 II
  • Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 IV

Canon eventually getting serious with the EOS M system? [CW2]

Canon Eventually Getting Serious With The EOS M System? [CW2]

A new rumor surfaced, again suggesting Canon will get serious about the EOS M system… next year.

It’s not the first time that rumors suggest a break-through EOS M camera. in 2014 we were told that Canon would take the EOS M system seriously in 2015. Though the EOS M3 appears to be a good attempt (waiting for mine to be delivered), it’s still not convincing anyone Canon is taking it seriously. It’s true that you can virtually use any EF or EF-S lens with the adapter, but having only four native lenses isn’t a sign of great commitment to the cause.

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Canon patent for EF-S 100-300mm f/4-5.6 IS lens

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Canon filed a patent for a EF-S 100-300mm f/4-5.6 image-stabilised zoom. According to the patent, the lens will fit APS-C DSLRs. As usual with patents you can never be sure the described product will hit the market. If it does, this could be a new budget zoom lens.

  • Patent Publication No. 2015-138178
    • Published 2015.7.30
    • Filing date 2014.1.23
  • Example 1
    • Focal length 102.00 195.50 291.20mm
    • F number 4.16 5.14 5.88
    • Half angle of 7.63 4.00 2.69 °
    • Positive and negative positive and negative four-group zoom
    • Anti-vibration (part of the second group)
[via Egami]