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What The Hell? Brochure Says Canon EOS R5 With 26MP? (we think it’s a typo)

Canon Eos R5

We are getting rather confused here. Wasn’t it given for sure that the Canon EOS R5 will have a 45MP sensor?

We got the image above anonymously and it doesn’t seem a fake to us. It looks like a legit product brochure or ad. The specification list on the right of the text mentions a 26.2MP sensor. So what!?

We think someone messed up things here and mistakenly published the sensor resolution of the Canon EOS R6 instead of the Canon EOS R5. Or is 8K video possible with a 26MP sensor? We don’t think it is.

Again: we do not think a 26MP sensor resolution is possible in regard to some of the EOS R5 specifications. If someone can tell how 8K video is possible with a 26MP sensor then please share in the comment section.

The EOS R5 announcement is rumored to be on July 2, 2020. Stay tuned.

COVID-19: Canon Software For Counting People And Crowds In Real Time

Coronavirus Covid-19

Not photography related but never the less an interesting news concerning Canon. A software to keep up with social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Press release:

Canon U.S.A. Announces Crowd People Counter Software to Capture Crowd Sizes in Real Time

Software Aids in Social Distance Monitoring, City Planning and Crowd Control at Stadiums, Airports, Train Stations, Houses of Worship and Other Large Venues

MELVILLE, NY, June 1, 2020Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today introduced the Crowd People Counter, a video content analysis software which can quickly provide event management teams and law enforcement agencies the ability to gather crowd size data in real-time. The gathering and analysis of this data can help detect overcrowding and potentially prevent accidents at a variety of locations, including stadiums, airports, train stations, houses of worship, and other venues. An additional application of the software is the ability to support city planning projects.

“Now more than ever, cities and venues are extremely conscious about crowd control and social distancing,” said Tatsuro “Tony” Kano, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Canon U.S.A.’s Imaging Technologies and Communications Group. “With the current COVID-19 pandemic, it has become extremely important to be able to monitor the density of crowds. Our new Crowd People Counter software can help to manage crowds in real time and will provide valuable data to help keep people safe once large gatherings and events return.”

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Canon EOS R5 Specifications – Here Is What We Know So Far

Canon Eos R5 Specifications

It’s coming soon, and here is a complete list of what we know so far about the Canon EOS R5 specifications.

Canon EOS R5 specifications:

  • Imaging sensor: 45mp full frame format
  • The EOS R5 features 5-axis IBIS, and it can work with optical image stabilisation found in many Canon lenses:
  • Frames per second: 12fps (20fps electronic shutter)
  • Video features:
    • 4K at 120fps
    • 4K @at60fps
    • 8K RAW internal video recording up to 29.97 fps
    • 8K internal recording up to 29.97 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265) and 4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265).
    • 4K internal recording up to 119.88 fps in 4:2:2 10-bit Canon Log (H.265)/4:2:2 10-bit HDR PQ (H.265). 4K external recording is also available up to 59.94 fps
    • 8K and 4K video capture without crop factor
    • Dual Pixel CMOS AF available in all 8K and 4K modes
    • Canon Log available in 8K and 4K internal recording modes
  • Dual card slots: CFexpress and SD UHS-II
  • 5GHz WiFi
  • New battery
  • Price likely around/below US$4000
  • Coming July 2020

Canon already partially disclosed specifications and features (1 | 2) of the EOS R5, and there is not much left to discover but the price. After the last specification reveal there are even some videos to watch. All R5 coverage is listed here.

We expect Canon to announce the EOS R5 in June or July 2020. But there are signs that shipment might get delayed or will start with small figures because of the global pandemic.

Stay tuned.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF For Canon EOS R Announced

Samyang AF 85mm F/1.4 RF

Samyang announced the Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF lens for the Canon RF mount.

The can be preordered for $699 at Adorama.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF press release:

Samyang Introduces AF 85mm f/1.4 RF, Expanding their RF Series Lineup

May 29th 2020, Seoul, South Korea – Global optics brand Samyang Optics introduces the AF 85mm F1.4 RF, an autofocus portrait lens for RF mount cameras. This new lens delivers beautiful bokeh, outstanding image quality and reliable autofocusing. Along with the recently launched AF 14mm F2.8 RF, the new Samyang AF 85mm F1.4 RF opens a new door of options to Canon EOS R camera users.

Pioneering the Trend

Samyang has been one of the early birds in introducing compact and lightweight full frame mirrorless lenses for RF mount. A series of manual focus lenses was introduced, starting with manual focus 14mm and 85mm. Then, the world’s first autofocus 14mm lens for RF mount, AF 14mm F2.8 RF was presented in October 2019 and now, the new AF 85mm F1.4 RF is announced to meet the rising needs of photographers.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF

Main FeaturesOutstanding Image Quality

Samyang’s RF series is known for its outstanding image quality, since the AF 14mm F2.8 RF was awarded the prestigious TIPA award in 2020 as ‘best mirrorless prime wide-angle lens.’ The new AF 85mm RF also makes no compromise in image quality: A total of 11 elements in 8 groups, with 4 high-refractive (HR) optics and an extra low-dispersion (ED) lens, have been designed to create impressive image quality from corner to corner.

Smooth and Dreamy Bokeh

Exceptional bokeh is presented with the knowhow of Samyang’s optical design. The smooth bokeh adds depth and a three dimensional feeling to your portraits. 9 aperture blades provide natural, circular bokeh with a fantastic out-of-focus effect that is pleasing to the eye.

Samyang AF 85mm f/1.4 RF

Bright F1.4 for Treasured Portraits

Shallow depth of focus smoothly blurs the background and highlights the story of the subject. The 85mm focal length, combined with the wide maximum aperture of f/1.4, enables photographers to achieve a dramatically shallow depth-of-field.

Accurate, Silent Autofocusing

The DLSM (Dual Linear Sonic Motor) works with ultrasonic vibrations, providing a silent autofocus performance. The accurate high frequency signals, controlled with Samyang’s own protocols, precisely operate the DLSM. Specialists in optics, mechanical engineering and electronics, have researched cooperatively to produce such effective results for a short telephoto lens. This allows you to capture unforgettable moments efficiently and silently.

Enhanced Usability

Pioneering new territory, this lens is packed with features: Weather sealing protects the lens from dust, light rain and snow and provides the ability to capture stunning images in less than perfect conditions. Also, the AF/MF switch enables you to be in control and capture the finest details. You can enjoy the freedom of photographic expression, with all the latest functions.

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Canon Released EOS Webcam Utility Beta For Mac OS

EOS Webcam Utility Beta

Canon first released EOS Webcam Utility Beta for Windows, now a Mac OS version is also available. EOS Webcam Utility Beta is a free software that turns your Canon camera in an USB-connected webcam.

Press release:

You Asked, Canon Delivers: The EOS Webcam Utility Beta Software* Now Available for macOS1 Users

MELVILLE, NY, May 27, 2020After tens of thousands of downloads and comments from Canon brand loyalists, the EOS Webcam Utility Beta software* has expanded, and is now available for macOS users. Unveiled today by Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, for select EOS Interchangeable Lens Cameras (ILC) and PowerShot cameras, this beta version solution converts a compatible Canon camera into a webcam through a simple USB connection. Users were heard through multiple Canon social media channels, customer comments and media inquiries.

Similar to the Windows operating system version released April 28, the new macOS compatible software solution requires one single USB plug (which may need to be purchased separately) to connect the compatible camera to the computer. Once the software is downloaded and the camera is configured within a video conferencing application, the user will have improved video appearance while participating in video conferencing and virtual meetings.

To learn more, including whether your Canon EOS ILC or PowerShot camera is compatible, and to download the EOS Webcam Utility Beta software for both macOS and Windows, visit Canon.us/eoswebcamutility.

If you’d like to ask questions or provide feedback pertaining to the EOS Webcam Utility Beta software for macOS, please visit our forum, Canon.us/forum-eoswebcamutilitymac.

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