Canon EF 10mm f/2.8L USM patent (not fish-eye)

EF 10mm f/2.8L

Canon filed a patent for an EF 10mm f/2.8L USM lens. The interesting fact: this is not a fish-eye lens!

  • Patent Publication No. 2015-102620
    • Published 2015.6.4
    • Filing date 2013.11.22
  • Example 3
    • Focal length f = 10.30mm
    • Fno. 2.88
    • Half angle of view ω = 64.54 °
    • Image height 21.64mm
    • Lens length 124.58mm
    • BF 38.00mm
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Still Live: Canon EOS 7D Mark II deal – $1,249 (compare at $1,699)

EOS 7D Mark II

eBay seller ElectronicsValley (98.5% positive ratings) has the Canon EOS 7D Mark II on sale for $1,249. Compare at $1,699. Free shipping in the US. Please note: this may be a grey import item. More Canon deals on eBay.

EOS 7D Mark II specs:

  • 20.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Clear View II LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p/60 Video & Movie Servo AF
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Live View
  • 65-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF
  • Native ISO 16000, Extended to ISO 51200
  • 10 fps Shooting at Full Resolution
  • Built-In GPS Receiver & Digital Compass
  • Magnesium Alloy Body Construction

Canon EOS 5DS in stock at B&H Photo and Amazon (it’s shipping!)

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Update: Adorama has both the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R in stock.

Today is the day the Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R start shipping. The EOS 5DS is listed as in stock and ready to ship at B&H Photo and Amazon for $3,699. Hard to say how long they will have stock, but if I was after an EOS 5DS I would put my order immediately.

EOS 5DS specifications:

  • 50.6 MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors
  • 3.2″ 1.04m-Dot ClearView II LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • 61-Point High Density Reticular AF
  • ISO 100-6400; 5 fps Continuous Shooting
  • 150,000-Pixel RGB+IR Metering Sensor
  • User-Selectable Shutter Release Time Lag
  • Anti-Flicker Compensation

Canon EOS 5DS: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA | Canon EOS 5DS R: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA

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Canon EOS 5DS sample photos taken with EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II

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Our friends at Photography Blog are testing the Canon EOS 5DS without pause. A new gallery of 80 JPG and 42 raw images taken with a final production version of the EOS 5Ds and the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM lens was just posted. Candid street portraits taken in Covent Garden, London.

The Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R start official shipping tomorrow. However, it’s an open secret that some customers have already got theirs.

Canon EOS 5DS: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA | Canon EOS 5DS R: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA

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Are you in New York City on Sunday, June 14? (Adorama Street Fair)

If you happen to be in NYC on Sunday, June 14, you may have a look at Adorama’s 5th annual Street Fair. There will be deals live on Sunday for the street fair. 

The Street Fair includes a variety of activities including:

  • Vendor Booths exhibiting the latest technology (Vendors include: Apple, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic, Tamron, Fujifilm, Tascam, Audio Technica, Sennheiser and more!)
  • Free photography workshops
  • Prizes, contest, raffles and free gifts
  • Special Sports guests
  • Games, food and entertainment
  • Street performers

The Street Fair is in 18th Street in NYC between 5th and 6th avenue. You can get all you need to know about Adorama’s 5th annual Street Fair here.