Canon EXPO 2015 New York registrations open

Canon EXPO 2015 New York Registrations Open

Canon Expo 2015 will be held in New York City September 10-11, 2015 at the Javits Convention Center. Registrations are now open.

Hear from leading industry experts, cutting edge creative authorities, award winning photographers & film directors as well as key figures in the business world as they discuss how technology is changing the landscape — and what innovations they see on the horizon.

Please note: you need an access code for the registration, it’s on invite only. You can request an access code from the registration page.

Canon and Bear Grylls invite fans to come and see the power of image in rugby (with a G3 X)

Canon has announced a collaboration project with Bear Grylls and Dave Rogers, Getty Images’ leading rugby photographer. You are invited to look behind the scenes of the upcoming Rugby World Cup. The other star in the video is the Canon PowerShot G3 X, well suited for the action.

As part of Canon’s sponsorship of Rugby World Cup 2015, fans are also being offered the opportunity to win a ‘money can’t buy’ experience of shadowing a Getty Images photographer at an official Rugby World Cup 2015 training session for one of the participating nations, as well as winning tickets to RWC 2015 matches.  More information on this competition is available at http://www.canon.co.uk/canonrugbywin.

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PowerShot G3 X price check: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA

Press release:

LONDON, 10 August 2015 – Canon, a leader in imaging solutions and Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015, has announced a new collaboration with renowned adventurer and dedicated rugby fan Bear Grylls and Dave Rogers, Getty Images’ leading rugby photographer. Together, Canon, Bear and Dave invite fans from across the world to take a close look behind the scenes of the upcoming Rugby World Cup through a video that explores the power of image in sport and gives tips on how to capture some of the Tournament’s greatest moments.

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Canon patent for new Cine lenses (CN-E 18-85mm f/2.8)

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CN-E 18-85mm f/2.8

Another Canon patent. This time we have a patent for a new Cine lens, CN-E 18-85mm f/2.8. The patent for the 18-85mm seems to share the same optical formula as the already released CN-E 15.5-47mm f/2.8 lens.

  • Patent Publication No. 2015-4917
    • Published 2015.1.8
    • Filing date 2013.6.24
  • Example 1
    • Zoom ratio 2.80
    • Focal length 16.00 29.68 44.80
    • F number 2.80
    • Half angle (in degrees) 43.15 26.81 18.51
    • Image height 15.00
    • Overall length of the lens 263.54
    • BF 39.04
  • Example 2
    • Zoom ratio 4.50
    • Focal length 18.50 45.61 83.25
    • F number 2.80
    • Half angle (in degrees) 39.04 18.20 10.21
    • Image height 15.00
    • Lens length 263.78 263.78 263.78
    • BF 46.93 46.93 46.93
  • Canon patents
    • 5-group zoom of positive and negative negative-positive-positive
    • Inner focus (part of the first group)
    • Inner zoom
CN-E 15.5-47mm f/2.8

CN-E 15.5-47mm f/2.8

Samyang/Rokinon XEEN 24mm, 50mm and 85mm cine lenses available for pre-order ($2,495)

Samyang/Rokinon XEEN 24mm, 50mm And 85mm Cine Lenses Available For Pre-order ($2,495)

Samyang/Rokinon’s new XEEN cine lenses are available for pre-order at $2,495.

XEEN 24mm T1.5 lens, pre-order at Adorama | B&H Photo

  • 24mm Lens Covers Full-Frame Sensors
  • Internal Focus Design
  • Multi-Coating for Color Consistency
  • Dual Side Focus and T-Stop Scales
  • 11 Blade Iris
  • Cinema Gearing for Focus and Iris
  • 200° Focus Rotation
  • 114mm Front Diameter
XEEN 50mm T1.5

XEEN 50mm T1.5

XEEN 50mm T1.5 lens, pre-order ta Adorama | B&H Photo

  • 50mm Lens Covers Full-Frame Sensors
  • Internal Focus Design
  • Multi-Coating for Color Consistency
  • Dual Side Focus and T-Stop Scales
  • 11 Blade Iris
  • Cinema Gearing for Focus and Iris
  • 200° Focus Rotation
  • 114mm Front Diameter
XEEN 85mm T1.5

XEEN 85mm T1.5

XEEN 85mm T1.5 lens, pre-order at Adorama | B&H Photo

  • 85mm Lens Covers Full-Frame Sensors
  • Internal Focus Design
  • Multi-Coating for Color Consistency
  • Dual Side Focus and T-Stop Scales
  • 11 Blade Iris
  • Cinema Gearing for Focus and Iris
  • Manual Focus & Iris
  • 200° Focus Rotation
  • 114mm Front Diameter