Today Only: Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8 (EF & RF) – $299 (reg. $499)

Lensbaby Burnside 35mm

Only for today (10/24/2022) B&H Photo has a $200 discount on the Lensbaby Burnside 35mm f/2.8, bot for the EF mount and RF mount versions.

  • EF & RF Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/16
  • Dual Diaphragm for Creative Swirly Bokeh
  • Effects Slider for Secondary Diaphragm
  • Multi-Coated Glass Elements
  • Minimum Focus: 6″
  • Manual Focus and Exposure Control
  • All-Metal Lens Barrel
  • Filter Thread: 62mm

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New Firmware For Canon EOS C300 Mark III and EOS C500 Mark II

C300 Mark Iii Canon Firmware Updates 8k Cameras

Canon released new firmware for the Canon EOS C300 Mark II and Canon EOS C500 Mark II.

Canon EOS C300 Mark II firmware 1.0.4.1 (download from Canon USA) incorporates the following enhancements

  1. Adds support for EU-V3 Expansion Unit 3.
  2. Adds Focus Position Guide feature.
  3. Adds support for additional commands for Canon IP [XC Protocol].
  4. The following features are enabled when the following lenses are attached:CN8×15 IAS S/E1,CN8×15 IAS S/P1, CN-E45-135mm T2.4 L F, CN-E45-135mm T2.4 L FP
    • Displaying metadata, such as the model name and the focal distance of the lens attached.
    • Displaying T number
    • Support for Peripheral Illumination Correction and Chromatic Lens Aberration Correction.(EF only)
    • Support for [Dual Pixel Focus Guide] (EF only)
  5. Enables face detection and tracking when S&F shooting frame rate is set from 24 to 120 frames per second.
  6. Adds support for 4CH display in audio meter.
  7. Improves the retention of the recording settings when switching between normal shooting and S&F shooting.
  8. Adds [Canon 709 / BT.709] to the Gamma/Color Space in Custom Picture setting.
  9. Adds [CMT 709] in LUT and Sub Rec Color Conversion.
  10. Adds [G Gain] in White Balance in Custom Picture settings.
  11. Adds support for the CFExpress VPG 400 (Video Performance Guarantee).
  12. Fixes minor issues when using the CINE-SERVO lens.

Canon EOS C500 Mark II firmware version 1.0.6.1 (download from Canon USA) incorporates the following enhancements:

  1. Adds support for the Canon Expansion Unit 3 [EU-V3].
  2. Adds Focus Position Guide feature.
  3. Adds support for additional commands for Canon IP [XC Protocol].
  4. The following features are enabled when the following lenses are attached:CN8×15 IAS S/E1,CN8×15 IAS S/P1, CN-E45-135mm T2.4 L F, CN-E45-135mm T2.4 L FP
    • Displaying metadata, such as the model name and the focal distance of the lens attached.
    • Displaying T number
    • Support for Peripheral Illumination Correction and Lens Aberration Correction.(EF only)
    • Support for Dual Pixel CMOS AF autofocus (EF only)
    • Support for [Dual Pixel Focus Guide](EF only)
  5. Enables AF when S&F shooting frame rate is set to 24/25/30/48/50/60/100/120 frames per second.
  6. Enables face detection and tracking when S&F shooting frame rate is set from 24 to 120 frames per second.
  7. Adds support for 4CH display in audio meter.
  8. Improves the retention of the recording settings when switching between normal shooting and S&F shooting.
  9. Adds [Canon 709 / BT.709] in Gamma/Color Space in Custom Picture setting.
  10. Adds [CMT 709] in LUT and Sub Rec Color Conversion.
  11. Adds [G Gain] in White Balance in Custom Picture setting.
  12. Adds support for the CFExpress VPG 400 (Video Performance Guarantee).
  13. Fixes minor issues when using the CINE-SERVO lens.

Sigma CEO Says They Are Trying Their Best To Make RF Mount Lenses

Canon Rf Mount

We know that Canon doesn’t really support or motivate third parties to build RF mount lenses. See here for more.

In an interview with Spanish site Photolari, Sigma’s CEO Kazuto Yamaki says his company is doing what they can to make RF mount lenses. The interviewer asks his questions in Spanish (with English subtitles) and Mr. Kazuto Yamaki answers in English.

Canon Gear Will Become More Expensive Soon, Report

Viltrox Eos R7 Eos R10 Canon Cameras Europe Canon Eos R1 Eos R Rf 14-35mm Olympic Games Ef-mount Rudy Winston

Canon cameras and lenses will see increased prices, Canon Japan let’s us know.

Canon Japan posted a press release where they tell that certain Canon cameras and lenses will soon get a price increase.

About product price revision (updated on October 20, 2022)

Canon Marketing Japan Inc. will revise the prices of some products and consumables.
Until now, we have made every effort to maintain product prices, but it has become difficult to maintain prices through corporate efforts alone.

Therefore, in order to continue to provide high-quality products and services, we will revise the prices as follows.

October 20 “Interchangeable Lens Camera/Interchangeable Lens/Compact Digital Camera/Binoculars/CINEMA EOS/Professional Video Camera” was added.

Price revision date and target products

Products whose prices will be revised from Friday, November 4, 2022

Interchangeable lens camera: 19 products
Interchangeable lenses for interchangeable-lens cameras: 42 products
Binoculars: 2 products
Compact digital camera: 2 products
CINEMA EOS: 1 product
Professional video camera: 1 product

See here for the full list of Canon products that will get a price increase.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Firmware Update Released (ver. 1.6.2)

Canon Eos-1d X Mark Iii Sensor

Canon released a new Canon EOS-1D X Mark III firmware. It’s version 1.6.2.

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Firmware Update Version 1.6.2 incorporates the following fixes:

1. Fixes an issue that, in rare cases, displays an Error Code 70 after the camera has been connected to a network for a prolonged period of time.

2. Fixes minor issues.

If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.6.2, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

You can download Canon EOS-1D X Mark III firmware 1.6.2 here.