Canon EF 1000mm F5.6 DO lens coming, filed patent suggests [CW3]

ef 1000mmm F5.6

Among all the patents filed by Canon, this may be one that actually could hit the market (in my opinion). The patent refers to an EF 1000mm F5.6 DO (Diffractive Optics) lens. Would be perfect for the upcoming Olympic Games ūüôā Who knows…maybe Canon is already field-testing this lens.

  • Patent Publication No. 2016-102852
    • Published 2016.6.2
    • Filing date 2014.11.27
  • Example
    • Zoom ratio 1.00
    • Focal length 950.00
    • F-number 5.80
    • Angle of view 1.30
    • Image height 21.64
    • Overall length of the lens 485.94
    • BF 0.40
  • Canon¬†patent
    • Positive and negative Shibomake
    • Diffractive optical element (first group)
    • Inner focus (the second group)
[via Egami]

Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Printer deal – $49 (and more cool stuff, B&H Photo)

Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Printer Deal – $49 (and More Cool Stuff, B&H Photo)

Canon PIXMA PRO-100 at a glance:

  • 4800 x 2400 dpi
  • Print 8 x 10″ in 51 Seconds
  • Wi-Fi, Ethernet, AirPrint, PictBridge
  • Print Sizes up to 13 x 19″
  • 8 Ink Cartridges Including 3 Monochrome
  • CD, DVD, Blu-ray Printing
  • Print Studio Pro for Photoshop, DPP

B&H Photo has the¬†Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Wireless Professional Inkjet Photo Printer on sale for just $49, using coupon code¬†BHOPTIC16¬†at checkout, and after mail-in rebate (info). The printer comes with¬†Canon SG-201 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss (13 x 19″, 50 Sheets) photo paper.

There is more discounted gear at B&H Photo:

Canon 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens becomes a Hockey Puck, and gets smashed

It happened during the¬†Stanley Cup Finals between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the San Jose Sharks. It’s a¬†Canon EF 15mm f/2.8 fisheye lens that¬†dropped on the rink while the game was going on. A few short clips of the accident made it on Twitter.

Guess stuff like this gets filed under s**t happens.

Canon 15mm f/2.8 fisheye

[via PetaPixel]

Canon EOS 6D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS 7D Mark III speculations by T. Northrup

Canon EOS 6D Mark II, EOS 5D Mark IV And EOS 7D Mark III Speculations By T. Northrup

Tony & Chelsea Northrup posted a 16 minutes video where Tony speculates about future cameras and their features. The Canon EOS 6D Mark II, Canon EOS 7D Mark III and Canon EOS 5D Mark IV are examined, among others (Sony, Nikon etc). All in all his predictions are at least plausible.

Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye Lens deal – $369 (reg. $499, B&H)

Rokinon 12mm F/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye Lens Deal – $369 (reg. $499, B&H)

Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye at a glance:

  • EF Mount/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Extra Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Nano Crystal and UMC Lens Coating
  • Manual Focus & Manual Aperture Lens
  • 180¬ļ Angle of View
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 7.9″
  • Included Petal-Shaped Lens Hood

Today’s B&H Photo’s Deal Zone features the Rokinon¬†12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye Lens. It’s on sale at $369 instead of $499.

B&H Deal Zone deals are one day only.