August 11, 2013
Posted in News

A Canon PowerShot A810 That Sells For 50000 Euro

Thanks for the message. Obviously a big big typo, but if you want to try it out: Amazon Spain is selling the Canon Powershot A810 for 50,000 Euro. Better to get it on Amazon US where it sells for approx. $70,  or on Amazon Germany where it sells for around €70.

August 10, 2013
Posted in News

Elicar Soon to Release Final Version of Elicar V-HQ 300-600 f/4.1-5.7 Lens

 V-HQ 300-600

Elicar should soon release the definitive version of their manual focus V-HQ 300-600mm f/4.1-5.7 lens, presented last year at Photokina 2012. The lens has a minimum focusing distance of 0.55m/21 inches (!). Price should be around $12000. Canon mount available. See specs in pics below.

V-HQ 300-600

V-HQ 300-600

August 9, 2013
Posted in News

A Bit Of Everything (Zeiss 50mm f/0.7, Canon Press Releases, Videos)

Zeiss 50mm f/0.7 prototype

Various:

  • Kubrick’s Modified Super-Fast Zeiss Lenses Are Available for Rent – The Phoblographer
  • Tamron to announce a new 16-300mm lens by the end of the year – photorumors
  • Canon Explorer of Light Sandy Puc’ publishes Bellies and Babies: The Business of Maternity and Newborn Photography – prweb
  • The Super-Safe Quadruple Backup Workflow – photofocus

Canon press releases:

  • Canon U.S.A. Named Lead Education Partner for Student Matinee Series of National Geographic Live – Canon USA
    • MELVILLE, N.Y., August 7, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, announced that it will proudly sponsor for the first time, the National Geographic Live student matinee series in Chicago, Phoenix, Washington D.C. and Los Angeles as the lead education partner. Presented by the National Geographic Society, the student matinee series of National Geographic Live is a national program of events that offers students visually spectacular presentations by leading explorers, scientists, filmmakers, authors and photographers from across the globe.
  • Canon and Getty Images focus on the IAAF World Championships in Moscow – Canon Europe
    • LONDON, 8 August 2013 – Canon Europe, a world-leader in imaging solutions, and Getty Images, the premier creator and distributor of award-winning photography, video and music worldwide, will unite to provide imaging excellence at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow from 10-18 August 2013. Through Canon’s role as Official Partner of the IAAF World Athletics Series and Getty Images’ role as Official Photographers to the IAAF, the two companies will help to shine a spotlight on the athletes from around the world competing in Moscow.
  • Canon U.S.A. to Launch Océ ColorWave 900 at PRINT 13 – Canon USA
    • High-productivity wide format inkjet printer can print over 6,000 square feet in one hour
      MELVILLE, N.Y., August 8, 2013 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is taking high-speed production to a new level in the wide format arena with the North American launch of the Océ ColorWave® 900 printer. Visitors to the Canon booth 502 at the PRINT® 13 show in Chicago (Sept 8-12, 2013) will see the Océ ColorWave 900 printer as it makes its debut appearance in North America. Canon will be taking orders for the Océ ColorWave 900 printer at PRINT 13.

Videos after the break.

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August 9, 2013
Posted in Deals

Canon Canada Selling Box Damaged Rebel T3i with EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS – $530

Box Damaged

Canon Store Canada is selling box damaged Rebel T3i kits with the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens for $530 (click here). There were also selling box damaged EOS 60D with EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS’s, but they appear to be already out of stock.

[via ehmac.ca]

August 9, 2013
Posted in News

Canon and Getty Images focus on the IAAF World Championships in Moscow

Canon Europe press release:

LONDON, 8 August 2013 – Canon Europe, a world-leader in imaging solutions, and Getty Images, the premier creator and distributor of award-winning photography, video and music worldwide, will unite to provide imaging excellence at the IAAF World Championships in Moscow from 10-18 August 2013. Through Canon’s role as Official Partner of the IAAF World Athletics Series and Getty Images’ role as Official Photographers to the IAAF, the two companies will help to shine a spotlight on the athletes from around the world competing in Moscow.

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August 9, 2013
Posted in Reviews

More Canon EOS 7D Magic Lantern RAW Sample Footage

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The Magic Lantern RAW hack for the Canon EOS 7D is still in a very early stage, and these are very short clips. However, RAW video on the 7D is possible, that’s what counts. Thanks to the reader who sent the links.

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