Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II Specs Leaked

EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II

The first specs of Canon’s upcoming EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II lens leaked at Digicame-info (translated).

This is a substantial evolution of the previous model. The EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II adopts a brand new lens coating (ASC), which is machine-translated to Air Sphere coating, and should reduce lighting artefacts. The minimum focusing distance is 0.98m vs 1.8m of the predecessor.

EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II specs (machine translated):

  • One fluorite lens, the one Super UD glass to use
  • For the first time adopted a new development of the Air Sphere coating (ASC)
  • IS unit effect of a shutter speed four stages
  • Equipped with the IS mode 3 for sport shooting
  • A minimum focusing distance of 0.98m
  • Maximum magnification of 0.31 times
  • The diaphragm blades nine circular aperture
  • AF motor the ring-type USM
  • Rotate zoom
  • Zoom touch adjustment ring
  • Detachable tripod mount
  • Dust and water structure
  • Fluorine coating
[via Digicame-info]

This Video Shows EOS 7D Mark II’s Game Changing Auto-Focus Through The Viewfinder (at 10fps)

The video by Youtube user Daero Lee shows what the EOS 7D Mark II auto-focus is about. A game changer!

The 7D Mark II is used at 10 fps, using AF multi-zone and AI servo tracking. See for yourself the awesome auto-focus performance of Canon’s EOS 7D Mark II.

The setting is challenging: a dance performance with fast moving subjects.The video shows what you see through the viewfinder: the scene, settings, and lightning fast little black AF points following the subjects. Impressing!

More about the EOS 7D Mark II can be seen here.

EOS 7D Mark II

The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is shipping in the US:

World-wide order links after the break

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Another Mention of Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Coming in 2015

EOS 5D Mark IV
The EOS 5D Mark III

Northlight Images writes:

In a dealer sourced rumour, we’re again told that the 5D mk4 is due for launch at the start of February (in time for CP+ 12th-15th) along with ‘another Canon Pro DSLR’ around the same time.

This is not the first time that the EOS 5D Mark IV is rumored to be announced in 2015. So far very little specs leaked (and/or are speculated). Here at CW we got a rumor some time ago, saying the EOS 5D Mark IV will feature 4k video (which I really hope it will).

It’s still a bit early for reliable EOS 5D Mark IV rumors. Stay tuned…

Canon EOS 7D Mark II Review and First Impression by Tony Northrup

Tony Northrup produced a 40 minutes video where he introduces the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II.

Mr. Northrup expresses his thoughts also about the recent DxOMark figures for the EOS 7D Mark II sensor. As all Canon sensors, the 7D Mark II sensor scored rather mediocrely. On the other hand this measure has little to do with real life performance (2 | 3).

More about the EOS 7D Mark II can be seen here. The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is shipping in the US:

EOS 7D Mark II