CanonAsia on YouTube posted this movie. Witness the stunning shots captured using the EF 11-24mm f/4L lens and be astounded by the impressive landscapes delivered by Canon’s widest zoom lens ever and see how effortless such shots can be now.
B&H Photo updated their product pages for the new 50MP full-frame Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R. The new expected date for the 5DS and 5DS R to go on sale is June 29 2015. However, both DSLRs are still not available for pre-order (see below).
EOS 5DS and 5DS R previews and hands-on: Canon Japan’s EOS 5DS image and video samples and EOS 5DS R image samples. EOS 5DS and 5DS R preview at Photography Blog, hands-on and sample pics at ephotozine, preview at DPReview, CPN Europe Article, The Digital Picture. A tip about which lenses are best for the EOS 5DS at The Phoblographer. A more technical and in-depth article by CPN. First impression from the videographer’s point of view at EOSHD. Fotosidan interview with Mike Burnhill at CPS, Canon Europe to talk about the upcoming, high resolution Canon Eos 5Ds and 5Ds R (12min video). Hands-on video in Italian. Hands-on video in German.
Pre-orders. Note: pre-orders are not yet open. Sign up to be notified when Adorama starts accepting pre-orders, or check the links below to subscribe to the notification.
- Canon EOS 5DS – $3,699 – Amazon | Adorama | BHphoto
- Canon EOS 5DS R – $3,899 – Amazon | Adorama | BHphoto
Canon Imaging Plaza on YouTube posted “Pastry Chef”, a short movie shot with Canon’s new Rebel T6s/EOS 760D camera. The movie highlights the performance of Hybrid CMOS AF III auto-focus. The new Rebels (announcement) are scheduled to be available at the end of April 2015. Pre-orders:
- Canon Rebel T6i body only – $749 – Adorama | DigitalRev | B&H Photo | Amazon
- Canon Rebel T6i with 18-135mm IS STM Lens – $1099 – Adorama | DigitalRev | B&H Photo | Amazon
- Canon Rebel T6s body only – $849 – Adorama | B&H Photo | DigitalRev | Amazon
- Rebel T6s DSLR Camera with 18-55mm IS STM Lens – Adorama | B&H Photo | DigitalRev | Amazon
- Patent Publication No. 2015-34858
- Published 2015.2.19
- Filing date 2013.8.8
- Example 1
- Zoom ratio 2.50
- The focal length f = 12.50 18.75 31.25mm
- Fno. 3.50
- Half angle ω = 51.21 39.67 26.45 °
- Image height Y = 15.5mm
- Overall length of the lens 193.59
- BF 42.84
- Example 2
- Zoom ratio 2.81
- Focal length 16.00 26.88 45.00
- Fno. 2.80
- Half angle of 44.18 30.05 19.06
- Image height Y = 15.5mm
- Overall length of the lens 247.38
- BF 43.27
- Canon patent
- Negative positive and negative positive 4-group zoom
- Inner zoom (the second group)
- Inner focus (rear group of the first group)
Canon’s 50mm f/1.8 II – The Nifty-Fifty
Canon may announce a new 50mm f/1.8 STM lens very soon, according to Canon Rumors:
We’re told production of the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM has commenced and we can expect an announcement in late March or early April with availability coming soon after.
I rate the rumour CW3.