Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Manual Can Be Downloaded

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Manual

If you want to learn more about a camera there is nothing better than its manual.

The Canon EOS-1D X Mark III manual is online at Canon USA, and you can download it here.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III reviews are listed here.

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Canon Gear Rules And Dominates The Big Game In Miami

Canon EOS 1D X Mark III Rumor Canon Cameras Big Game

Guess it will take some more time before the “mirrorless revolution” conquers big sport events. That’s still a domain of professional DSLRs, and it will remain for the foreseeable future.

Canon press release:

Canon Professional Digital Imaging Solutions Have Dominating Performance At The Big Game In Miami

New Canon EOS-1D X Mark III and 8K UHD Broadcast Lenses Make Their Big Game Debut

MELVILLE, NY, February 4, 2020 – On February 2nd, Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, was proud to see a majority1 of professional photographers in the Miami stadium capturing the Big Game between Kansas City and San Francisco with Canon cameras and lenses – including Canon’s brand new flagship DSLR, the EOS-1D X Mark III. The sidelines were filled with Canon’s iconic white barrels from the opening kickoff to the final whistle. In addition to the sports photographers using Canon camera systems throughout the stadium, an extensive array of more than 50 Canon broadcast lenses, which included HD, 4K UHD and even recently announced 8K UHD, were used to help deliver the live telecast to over 100 million viewers.

“No singular sporting event brings Americans together more than the Big Game, the competition and pageantry of the spectacle is ingrained in American culture,” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The large stage provides sports photographers and broadcasters with the opportunity to capture career defining moments that can change their lives. Canon is proud to help support these photographers on this important assignment, while also helping to broadcast every inch and angle of the game for viewers to enjoy at home.”

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Samyang XP 85mm f/1.2 Deal, With AE Chip, $695 (reg. $995)

Samyang XP 85mm F/1.2 Deal

Very good Samyang XP 85mm f/1.2 deal at Adorama. This version comes with the AE chip for electronic exposure measurement.

Get the Samyang XP 85mm f/1.2 on sale at $695. Compare at $995. Free shipping and limited time offer. Samyang lenses are also branded Rokinon.

All hand-picked deals are listed here.

Samyang XP 85mm f/1.2 deal (with AE chip) key features and description:

  • Lens Mount: Canon EOS
  • AE chip
  • Zoom Focal Length: All Primes Lens
  • Fixed Focal Length: 85mm Lens
  • Lens Format: Full Frame
  • Maximum Aperture: f/1.2
  • Lens Type: Medium Telephoto / Portrait SLR Lens, Telephoto SLR Lens
  • Image Stabilization Type: No
  • Lens Series: Samyang XP Series
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Will Canon Find A Way To Cripple The EOS R5? These Guys Think So

Canon EOS R5 Rumor 8k

While the Internet is still discussing if the recently leaked EOS R5 and EOS R6 rumors are anything near to reliable, here are some guys who think Canon will cripple the EOS R5 with a hammer (like).

Don’t take the folks at Camera Conspiracies too seriously. The intent is sardonic if not sarcastic. Never the less, they might have some good points. Enjoy.

All Canon R5 rumors are listed here. All Canon EOS R6 rumors are listed here.

The Canon EOS R5 is rumored to come with some amazing features, and that’s the reason some people think they are not real (the feats in bold are said to be more likely to be real).

  • It will not be named Canon EOS Rs but R5
  • 45mp full frame CMOS sensor
  • IBIS (In Body Image Stabilisation)
    • 5 stops with IBIS alone
    • 7-8 stops of correction when used with in-lens stabilization
  • 12fps mechanical, 20fps electronic
  • Scroll wheel added to the back
  • No touch bar
  • Liveview/Movie toggle like previous EOS DSLRs
  • Larger capacity battery, but looks like the LP-E6
  • 8K@30fps RAW
  • 4K@120fps
  • 4K@60fps
  • Built-in 5GHz WiFi
  • New battery, but the same shape and compatibility as the EOS 5D Mark IV
  • Announcement ahead of CP+ next month
  • Shipping in July 2020 

Canon 2019 Financials – EOS R With New Sensor, Image Processor, Advanced Features Under Development

EOS R

Canon published their financial results for 2019. And there are some interesting statements about the EOS R roadmap to find in the documents.

Canon takes the EOS R full frame mirrorless system very seriously.

In Imaging System, sales and profit also declined. While we enhanced our lineup in order to recover the ground we lost by entering the mirrorless camera market late, our camera business was negatively impacted by market contraction and the intensely competitive environment.

Yep, you were a bit late Canon. But we are willing to forget and forgive. Especially if you make us lusting for gear with statements like this (emphasis mine):

Although we have launched two full-frame mirrorless cameras as well as ten dedicated lenses, our lineup is still insufficient. In order to recover from our late entry into the mirrorless camera market, we have plans to launch a model that incorporates a newly developed image sensor and image-processing engine that offer even more advanced features. We will work to raise our presence in the mirrorless camera category, leveraging
large trade exhibitions around the world. Even amid increasing competition, we will expand sales of higher-end models driven by new products and aim for top market share even in the mirrorless camera market.

Ok, so if got it right an EOS R model with a newly developed sensor, a newly developed image processor and with advanced features is under development. We say “under development” because if Canon mentions it in their financial strategy papers, it can’t be that far away. And guess what? There is more. What about new lenses?

At the same time, we will expand our lineup of dedicated lenses launching several innovative ones that take advantage of the new mount that allows greater flexibility when designing lenses. We will accelerate sales by responding to user need to capture various images, expanding options by combining camera bodies and lenses.

Needless to say how good this sounds in the ears of a Canon aficionado. Maybe this advanced EOS R camera is one of the upcoming models?

All Canon 2019 financial result documents are listed here. Previous financial results are listed here.

Canon Honored As One Of The World’s Most Admired Companies By Fortune Magazine

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Canon press release:

FORTUNE Magazine Honors Canon as One of World’s Most Admired Companies

MELVILLE, NY, January 24, 2020 – In a time of digital transformation, it is imperative for companies to continuously evolve in order to work smarter and thrive in the competitive business environment. Consistent with its strong brand value and focus on innovation, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce that its parent company, Canon Inc., has received the #5 Industry Ranking in the computers category on FORTUNE Magazine’s “World Most Admired Companies” 2020 list.

Key attributes of Canon’s reputation that stood out to FORTUNE Magazine’s surveyed executive directors and analysts, allowing it to rank as one of the top five companies in the computers category, include the company’s financial soundness, quality of products and services, global competitiveness and quality of management.

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