Canon EOS M3 sample video and making-of published (and all US pre-order links)

Today Canon announced they will introduce the Canon EOS M3 to the US market. To accompany the event, Canon released a sample video shot using the EOS M3 and a score of lenses (EF-M and EF/EF-S). The video above is the sample movie itself, below (after the break) you can watch the making-of of the video, and find all the pre-order links.

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Tamron will soon announce new prime lenses: SP 35mm f/1.8 Di VC USD and SP 45mm f/1.8 Di VC USD

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Digicame Info got word that Tamron may soon announce two new prime lenses:

  • SP 35mm F1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012)
    – Mount Canon, Nikon, Sony
    – For Sony No VC
  • SP 45mm F1.8 Di VC USD (Model F013)
    – Mount Canon, Nikon, Sony
    – For Sony No VC

That’s all so far. Canon today announced a very innovative optic, the EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens, featuring Blue Spectrum Refractive optic elements.

Canon Develops Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics, Enables Extremely High Levels Of Chromatic Aberration Correction

Canon Develops Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics, Enables Extremely High Levels Of Chromatic Aberration Correction

Blue Refractive (BR) optical elements are employed on the new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II lens.

Canon Develops New Camera-Lens Optical Element That Enables Extremely High Levels Of Chromatic Aberration Correction

MELVILLE, N.Y, August 27, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., has developed Blue Spectrum Refractive (BR), a new optical element for use in camera lenses that corrects chromatic aberrations at an extremely high level to achieve superb imaging performance.

BR optical element

The new Canon-developed BR optical element offers characteristics that significantly refract blue light, which lies within the short-wavelength range, to achieve impressive levels of chromatic aberration correction for outstanding imaging performance. The BR optical element, positioned between two glass lens elements to create a BR lens, will make its debut in the new EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM wide-angle fixed-focal-length lens, which is scheduled to go on sale in October 2015.

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Canon EOS M3 coming to the USA

Canon EOS M3 Coming To The USA

I am so happy I was wrong on this! The EOS M3 will be available for sale in the USA in early October 2015 for an estimated retail price of $679.99.

EOS M3 kits can already be pre-ordered:

  • Canon EOS M3 Body – Black – $679: Adorama or B&H Photo
  • Canon EOS M3 w/ EF-M 18-55mm IS STM Lens – Black – $799: Adorama or B&H Photo
  • Canon EOS M3 w/ EF-M 18-55mm IS STM Lens – White – $799: Adorama or B&H Photo
  • Canon EOS M3 w/ EF-M 18-55mm & EF-M 55-200mm Lenses – Black – $1,040: Adorama or B&H Photo

All EF-M lenses will soon be available in the USA, a silver version of the EF-M 22mm is introduced:

EF-M 22mm

All new products are listed here.

Canon U.S.A. Welcomes The Newest Member Of The EOS Family – The EOS M3 Digital Camera

The Power and Versatility of an EOS Camera in a New Light

MELVILLE, N.Y., August 27, 2015 – Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the EOS M3, a compact and stylish interchangeable lens digital camera created for enthusiast photographers who demand premium performance. Fusing Canon’s outstanding image quality and DSLR-levels of control in a small and lightweight camera body, the EOS M3 camera offers the ability to capture important moments in outstanding detail.

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Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II officially announced

Canon EF 35mm F/1.4L II Officially Announced

The new Canon EF 35mm f/1.4L II will be available in October, and sell at $1,799.

You can already pre-order the new EF 35mm f/1.4L II: Adorama or B&H Photo.

Canon U.S.A. Introduces New Canon EF 35mm F/1.4L II USM Lens

New L-Series Lens is First to Feature Canon’s Proprietary Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics – That Achieves a Higher Level of Chromatic Aberration Correction For Superb Image Quality

MELVILLE, N.Y., August 27, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced the new EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM lens for EOS system cameras – a wide-angle fixed-focal-length Canon EF lens that is the world’s first* to utilize the Company’s newly-developed and exclusive Blue Spectrum Refractive Optics (BR Optics). This new optical technology utilizes organic material newly developed by Canon to achieve a higher level of chromatic aberration correction than other existing technologies resulting in outstanding high-quality imaging performance.

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