Canon prosumer mirrorless camera eventually coming in 2016? [CW2]

Canon Prosumer Mirrorless Camera Eventually Coming In 2016? [CW2]

New bits about Canon’s mirrorless plans surface on the web. The rumor suggests there will be two Canon mirrorless cameras set to be announced in 2016. One should be the replacement for the EOS M3, the other one may be the fabled full-frame mirrorless camera many of us would like to see.

The EOS M3 replacement is said to come with the sensor of the Canon EOS 80D and to have some minor ergonomic changes. The other, the full-frame mirrorless camera, is said to be “prosumer-oriented”, and to feature a newly designed 24MP sensor. And it should be possible to use EF lenses.

Finally, there may also be new EF-M lenses set to come.

This rumor strongly recalls an interview with Masaya Maeda of last year.

Stay tuned…

[via Canon Rumors]

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Meyer Optik Görlitz teases new lens, first sample pic surfaces

Meyer Optik Görlitz

German company Meyer Optik Görlitz is teasing a new lens launch. The lens will be announced on April 14 at 11am London time.

Thanks to our friends at Sony Alpha Rumors, we have what likely is the first leaked sample picture shot with this upcoming lens. It’s the image below, shot by photographer Firat Bagdu.

Meyer Optik Görlitz

The look of the new Meyer Optik Görlitz lens is historic but the internal lens design is new. This will be Meyer’s most technologically advanced lens. It’s also near-macro glass. Rumor has it the specs are the same of one of the historic Meyer Optik lenses. You may take a guess wich of the following Meyer lenses resembles the upcpoming lens most:

The lens will be available with Canon, Nikon, MFT, Fuji, and Leica mount. Stay tuned…

[via Sony Alpha Rumors]

Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.4.30 (DPP) available for download (and new version of Picture Style Editor and EOS Utility)

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Thanks Matt!

The latest release of Canon’s RAW processing software, Digital Photo Professional 4.4.30, is available for download. Along with the usual bug fixes etc, these are the changes for Digital Photo Professional 4.4.30:

Newly supported PowerShot G7 X Mark II, EOS-1D X Mark II, EOS Kiss X80 / EOS REBEL T6 / EOS 1300D, EOS 80D, EOS Kiss X4 / EOS REBLE T2i / EOS 550D, EOS Kiss X3 / EOS REBEL T1i / EOS 500D, EOS Kiss X2 / EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi / EOS 450D, EOS Kiss F / EOS DIGITAL REBEL XS / EOS 1000D, EOS 50D, EOS-1Ds Mark III, EOS-1D Mark III, PowerShot G16, PowerShot S120, PowerShot G1 X. – Supports EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM.

It appears Canon added some new features, like diffraction correction (more info here) and updated user interface and handling.

On the same download page you may also donwload new releases of EOS Utility and Picture Style Editor.