Canon To Deliver 24p Video Mode To Select Cameras Via Firmware Update

Canon Eos 90d Dynamic Range

Well, It seems Canon listened to their customers.

Many videographers felt angry that Canon did not deliver 24p video capture mode (23.98 fps) on recent cameras.

The first Canon cameras to get 24p video mode through a firmware update in October will be the Canon EOS 90D and EOS RP. The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and PowerShot G5 X Mark II will follow in December, and the EOS M6 Mark II sometime at the beginning of 2020.

Canon press release:

Canon confirm a firmware update to include 24p mode for video recording in recently launched EOS and PowerShot models

London, England – Wednesday 9th October 2019 – In response to customer feedback about the recently launched EOS and PowerShot models, Canon Europe will introduce 24p (23.98fps) mode for video recording, via a series of future firmware updates for select models. Once downloaded, the free firmware updates will enable users to shoot 24p (23.98fps) in Full HD and 4K resolutions for the select models.

The first Canon models to benefit from the new 24p (23.98fps) firmware will be the recently launched EOS 90D and EOS RP in late October. The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III and G5 X Mark II will follow by the end of December and the EOS M6 Mark II update will be available during 2020.

This announcement comes after the recent availability of the new firmware version 1.3 for EOS RP and 1.4 for EOS R which further enhances the eye and subject detection AF performance of both mirrorless cameras. Canon is committed to providing a diverse and full line-up of products to cater for all capabilities and interests by listening to our customers feedback and providing enhancements accordingly.

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Canon Will Release A “Limited Gold Edition” Of The EOS M200

Eos M200

Want a fancier Canon mirrorless camera? Canon might soon satisfy your needs with a Limited Gold Edition of its latest APS-C mirrorless, the Canon EOS M200.

At the time of writing it’s not clear if the golden EOS M200 will be released only in Japan. and if it will ship when the normal EOS M200 starts to ship (that’s on October 10-12, 2019).

Canon EOS M200:

Asia & Australia: AliExpress, Amazon JAPAN, Amazon CHINA, Amazon INDIA, Amazon AU, Amazon USA, Digitalrev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Australia, Rakuten JP
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Amazon FR, Amazon IT, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photo Video, Park Cameras, Canon DE, Canon UK, Canon IT, Canon FR
USA/Canada: Amazon USA, Amazon CA, B&H Photo, Adorama, Digitalrev, KEH Camera, eBay US, Canon USA, Canon CA, BestBuy

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More Third Party Lenses Coming To The Canon EOS M: Sigma 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm F/1.4 DC DN Contemporary


Sigma announced they will port three f/1.4 lenses to the Canon EOS M system, the Sigma 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses

Sigma press release:

Sigma Ships Its F1.4 Mirrorless Trio Contemporary Lenses in Canon EF-M Mount

Ronkonkoma, NY – October 4, 2019 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading camera, photography lens, cine lens, flash and accessories manufacturer, today announced that its 16mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary ($449 USD), 30mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary ($339 USD), and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary ($479 USD) lenses are now shipping in Canon EF-M mount.

Key Features and Benefits of the F1.4 Mirrorless Trio
Sigma’s F1.4 Mirrorless Trio, 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses, all benefit from a fast aperture of F1.4 to achieve sufficient amount of bokeh and admirable brightness even with APS-C size cameras which tend to have smaller bokeh effects compared to 35mm full size systems. Their compact and lightweight body is perfect for daily use as they cover the range from true wide angle to normal to portrait. Stepping motors ensure smooth, swift, quiet, autofocus for both still and video capture. In addition to Canon M-mount, these products are available for Sony E-mount and Micro four thirds camera systems.

For full product details and technical specifications, please refer to the official press release here.

See the M-Mount F1.4 Mirrorless Trio at PhotoPlus 2019
In addition to Sigma’s full lens lineup, attendees to the 2019 PhotoPlus Expo in New York City can see the all new Sigma 16mm, 30mm, and 56mm F1.4 DC DN Contemporary lenses in M-mount on Sigma booth #837.

Sony Announces Alpha 9 II With Enhanced Connectivity and Workflow

Alpha 9 Ii

Sony Alpha 9 II at a glance:

  • 24.2MP Full-Frame Exmor RS CMOS Sensor
  • BIONZ X Image Processor & Front-End LSI
  • 693-Point Phase-Detection AF System
  • Up to 20 fps Shooting, ISO 100-204800
  • UHD 4K30p Video, Real-Time Eye AF
  • Blackout-Free Quad-VGA 3.7m-Dot OLED EVF
  • 3.0″ 1.44m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • 5-Axis SteadyShot INSIDE Stabilization
  • Dual UHS-II SD Card Slots, Voice Memos
  • 5 GHz Wi-Fi, 1000BASE-T Ethernet

Sony announced the Sony Alpha 9 II. Pre-order for $4,498 at B&H Photo and Adorama.

Sony Press release:

Sony today announced Alpha 9 II (model ILCE-9M2). The latest model from Sony’s acclaimed line-up of α™(Alpha™) full-frame interchangeable lens cameras has been created specifically to support working professionals in the fields of sports photography and photojournalism.

The new Sony Alpha 9 II builds on the impressive legacy of the original Alpha 9, maintaining ground breaking speed performance including blackout-free continuous shooting[i] at up to 20 frames per second[ii] with Auto Focus and Auto Exposure tracking, 60 times per second AF/AE calculations[iii] while incorporating even more functionality driven directly from the voice of professionals. Updates include significantly enhanced connectivity and file delivery, continuous shooting at up to 10 fps with mechanical shutter, evolved AF performance with newly optimised algorithms, a re-designed build to enhance durability and operability and more.

“The voice of our customers is absolutely critical to Sony – we are always listening,” said Yann Salmon Legagneur, Director of Product Marketing, Digital Imaging, Sony Europe. “The Alpha 9 II is the direct result of countless feedback sessions with agency, sports and news photographers since the launch of the original Alpha 9. We’ve added connectivity and network capabilities that drastically improve the professional workflow, while also making subtle adjustments to design, interface and processing power that complete the user experience. Complemented by our extremely versatile E-mount system – with 55 native lenses introduced at this point, including the super-telephoto 600mm and 400mm G Master™ series lenses – this new camera is a tool unlike any other for professionals either in the field or on the field.”

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The 5DayDeal Photography Bundle 2019 Is Live – Get $2911 Worth For $89

Photography Bundle 2019

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