February 16, 2014
Posted in News

An Inside Look at Sundance 2014 With Canon and Indiewire


From ‘s Vimeo channel.

Missed the Sundance Film Festival? Take a look at the highlights of festival sponsor Canon’s panels and parties and keep an eye out for some familiar faces in this video.

February 15, 2014
Posted in Deals

Deal: Canon EOS 6D w/ 24-105mm f/4L IS – $2199 (B&H)


EOS 6D B&H Photo has a good deal going on.Get the Canon EOS 6D with the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS lens on sale for $2199. Free shipping and 2% rewards.

Please note that the final price shows up during the checkout process.

Pretty good deal by an authorized Canon dealer, compare to $2499.

Specs and product description after the break.

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February 15, 2014
Posted in Rumors

Canon Working On A Low Cost 4K Cinema EOS Camera?

4K Cinema EOS

Canon EOS -1D C: B&H | Adorama | rent it at Borrow Lenses

Rumor has it that Canon is working on at least one new Cinema EOS camera, and that this camera could be announced in April for NAB. The new 4K Cinema camera(s) should be priced below $10000. Actually the Canon EOS-1D C is the least expensive option to step into 8bit 4k video, but still it is an option that set you back for $12000.

A less expensive 4k video gear would be very welcome.

[va CR]

February 14, 2014
Posted in Deals

Sandisk And Lexar Memory Card Deals

B&H has some good memory card deals going on (until supply lasts).

February 14, 2014
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Deal Warning: Canon EOS 5D Mark III ($2777) and Canon EOS-1D X ($5650)

EOS-1D X Firmware

Top Rated Plus eBay seller getitidigital (99.4% positive ratings) has two very good deals that are live now and probably won’t last long:

February 14, 2014
Posted in Rumors

Did Panasonic Inadvertently Leak The Canon EOS 7D Replacement Specs?

EOS 7D Replacement

Thanks Alan for the link.

The crop above is taken from a slide of Panasonic’s presentation of the GH4, and shows some (supposed) specs for the EOS 7D replacement. I previously reported about that. The whole presentation found its way to the web, and to the forums of Personal View as a downloadable PDF.

On page 10 you have the comparison with Panasonic’s competitors, and with a speculated successor of the Canon EOS 7D (price & specs). These specs differ from previously reported specs, and describe a DSLR without any exciting feature, and look as if they were made by Panasonic’s marketing department. Hopefully Canon will surprise us with something more innovative. To sum up, the EOS 7D replacement specs shown at Panasonic’s GH4 presentation are:

  • 20MP sensor
  • ISO 100-12,800 (25600 extended)
  • 1/8000 shutter
  • Quiet shutter mode
  • Phase detect AF, 19 area
  • 8fps continuous shooting
  • Buffer size – 15 raw, 126 JPEG
  • 3.0″ 1040k dot LCD (touch screen) – not articulated
  • Weather sealed (as original 7D)
  • 910g weight

To compare, the other rumored spec list for the EOS 7D replacement:

  • ~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

Hard to believe that the specs shown at Panasonic’s presentation have something to do with Canon’s next APS-C flagship. And it is hard to make predictions for the EOS 7D replacement, which should be announced around Q3 2014.

EOS 7D Replacement

[via 43rumors]



February 14, 2014
Posted in Reviews

Canon Powershot G1 X Mark II First Impressions Review

Image courtesy: reviewed.com

The Canon Powershot G1 X Mark II easily is the most interesting of the gear announced by Canon for the CP+ show. A small, compact camera packed with features, and with a bright, fast lens. Not to forget the big sensor (smaller than APS-C and bigger than 4/3) that delivers close-to-DSLR image quality. The G1 X II sells for $799 and is expected to ship in May 2014.

The folks at reviewed.com are in Yokohama for the CP+ show, and they got a chance to play around with the G1 X Mark II. Some excerpts:

  • The G1 X Mark II is smaller in every dimension than its predecessor, though the biggest size savings by far is in height
  • Ergonomically, the camera doesn’t suffer much for its slimmer, shorter profile. The grip is actually a bit deeper and narrower, and the new faux-leather covering still provides plenty of traction.
  • The G1 X Mark II is a comprehensively better camera than the G1 X, but its new lens is by far its greatest improvement [24-120mm f/2–3.9]
  • Autofocus has been significantly beefed up. The new system offers 31 AF points, compared to nine on the original G1 X

Conclusion and pre-order links after the break.

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