Canon is allegedly planning to release a true successor to the EOS M mirrorless camera. The rumor mill is claiming that the Canon EOS M3 announcement date has been scheduled for December 2014. The release strategy will be completely different from the one of the EOS M2, as the camera will become available across the globe.
Archives for November 2014
Canon has big plans for the first half of 2015. Many new cameras will become official, while plenty of new optics are also expected. It is said that there is still enough room between the 5D and 1D series, which is reserved for the so-called Canon EOS 3D. The DSLR could be introduced in early 2015 with a new 50-megapixel image sensor.
After introducing the EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM super-telephoto zoom lens, Canon is on the verge of announcing another model. The European version of the Canon Professional Network website has inadvertently leaked the EF 11-24mm f/4L USM wide-angle lens, which has been rumored several times in the past.
Samyang has taken the wraps off of the Rokinon 12mm T3.1 ED AS IF NCS UMC fisheye lens. The new optic has been designed for cinematography purposes and cameras with full frame sensors. The Rokinon-branded lens will become available for purchase in December 2014 for Canon, Nikon, Sony, and Pentax cameras.
Canon has finally updated one of its oldest lenses. The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM lens is official now with numerous improvements, such as a new image stabilization technology and zooming system. This super-telephoto zoom optic will also offer a better image quality when it becomes available in December 2014.
Canon is believed to be working on multiple new Cinema EOS camcorders. A model that is sure to be launched is the Canon C300 Mark II, which will replace the C300 at the NAB Show 2015 or during the event. The EOS C300 replacement will be a major upgrade over its predecessor and will be capable of recording 4K videos.
Whatever you may think about selfies, they are very popular these days and they are all over social networking websites. In order to put a different light on these self-portraits, photographer and art director Olivia Muus has revealed the #museumofselfie project, which is composed of subjects in art paintings taking selfies.
If you are looking to propose to your significant other, then you have to capture the event on camera. However, you must conceal your plans. How do you do that? Well, photographer Chance Faulkner’s successful idea has been to hide in a trash can. The result consists of the perfect surprise proposal photos of Adam and Bailey.
Canon fans may be up for a busy beginning of the year, as the Japan-based manufacturer is rumored to launch three full frame DSLR cameras in early 2015. According to some sources, the Canon 5D Mark IV release date has been scheduled to take place in February 2015, while another DSLR will be revealed around the same time.
The recently-rumored Olympus OM-D camera has returned to the rumor mill. It appears that the device will definitely replace the mid-range OM-D E-M5, but it will focus on video features. If all goes well, photographers and videographers will join forces to say hello to a new Olympus 4K mirrorless camera in January 2015.
A new action camera has entered this market in an attempt to battle against the leader of the pack: GoPro. The brand new Drift Stealth 2 is the smallest and lightest action cam ever released by Drift Innovation. The device is compact and weighs only a few ounces, just like the Hero4 cameras, but it comes with a smaller price tag.
A trio of Fujifilm engineers has confirmed that the company has built a 35mm lens with an apodization filter before deciding to go ahead with the 56mm version. However, the manufacturer’s engineers have refused to rule out the launch of an alleged Fujifilm XF 35mm f/1.4 APD lens during a recent interview.
Olympus president Ogawa Haruo has revealed in an interview that the replacement for the OM-D E-M5 mirrorless camera is “ready” and on its way. The rumor mill is now reporting that the Olympus E-M5 successor will be introduced in January 2015 and that the Micro Four Thirds camera will be an “exciting” device.
Olympus is making the rumor mill rounds once again, as the company has allegedly decided to put the XZ-series of compact cameras on hold. Instead, the Olympus Trip-D higher-end compact, featuring a fixed, bright lens and large sensor, could be launched on the market sometime in the near future.
Nikon could announce a replacement for the D7100 DSLR sometime within the next few months. Until then, the rumor mill has leaked the list of preliminary Nikon D7200 specs, which is said to include a brand new DX-format sensor made by Sony as well as a new and impressive autofocus sensor with 72 focus points.