Adorama now has stock of the new Canon 24-70 f/2.8L II
Adorama now has stock of the new Canon 24-70 f/2.8L II
Should be fun!
I am currently sitting in Atlanta on a stopover before heading to Quito, Ecuador tonight. I flew in from Dublin and I’m enjoying t he R&R. Quite tired already.
I have posted a journal/article about the trip that I hope some of you find interesting. I’ll obviously be posting photographs as internet access allows. I’ll also be reviewing a couple of products from Singh-Ray Filters and Gura Gear.
Pardon any grammatical or spelling errors, I can’t proof read well when I’m tired.
Read the article (I will attempt to update it daily and it’ll be at the top of the site)
Changed things up
We’ve decided that the forum needed to be switched up a bit. There just wasn’t enough categories to cover the range of topics, so we’ve streamlined some parts, and expanded others.
List of the biggest changes
We are in the process of moving topics to their new category if need be, so the forum may be a little messy for a couple of days.
Thanks for a great year!
Thanks for reading and participating here at Canon Rumors, I appreciate it a lot. I hope to make 2012 bigger and better!
Top 10 Posts of 2011
Below is a list of the top 10 stories that appeared on Canon Rumors in 2011.
[CR3] & [CR4] Explained
Currently we operate with a rating system ranging from [CR0] to [CR3]. [CR3] is something we deem as fact.
However, some folks have pointed out past [CR3]‘s that proved not to be true. The reason is because we used to go up to [CR4]. If you do a search for [CR4] things on Canon Rumors, you’ll find a few.
When I changed the rating system, I guess I never thought about the effect that ditching the [CR4] rating would bring about.
Thanks for bringing it to my attention.
First time for everything
I had the pleasure to sit down with James Beltz at PhotoTips.biz and be interviewed for his podcast.
We talk about my start, current rumors, some opinions on the mirrorless cameras and a lot more. We even touched on some video game addiction.
Watch The Full Show Here: http://www.phototips.biz and also available on iTunes.
I need help
Apparently I need to know more than BASIC to develop an application for iOS and Android, so I posted a help wanted ad here.
Head over to the forum to see what I am looking for.
Some of you may, or may not have noticed a slight facelift to Canon Rumors. I mostly just wanted to clean things up.
Canon Rumors Sponsors
Canon Rumors is my day job now, so it has to make some revenue. That being said, I am very much into the soft sell. I don’t want to be posting “deals” to the main blog every single day. I don’t think most of you come here for that.
I think a lot of you will also notice there are less ads on Canon Rumors now. That isn’t because there isn’t demand, it’s because I don’t want my sidebar populated with 10 ads! That’s of no benefit to the advertiser or the reader.
So how can you help?
The Price Watch pages are there as a service and if you click links in there, I receive a small commission. Again, it’s not in your face advertising, but it’s there if you want to utilize it.
I wanted to expand things a bit further for advertisers and for readers that are interested in deals. What I have started is a forum for registered forum users where I will post sponsor deals. Most will be coupon codes of some kind, others will just be links to some exclusive offers.
Today we’re launching with a LensRentals.com coupon code, and some Sigma for Canon deal’s from Abe’s of Maine. I have a few more planned this week.
I thank you for your support, and I won’t post about this again.
Deals Forum (Only Viewable if you’re registered on the forum)
I’ll be in Las Vegas from the 10th of April until the 13th to attend the NAB show. I hope to meet some of you there. I’m going to see if Lisa Bettany will sponsor a limo arrival for me. :)
The fine folks at Facebook don’t seem to respond to emails in regards to killed accounts in a timely matter. Perhaps they killed a whole host of accounts. I know Nikon Rumors Guy lost his accounts too.
I’ve started a new fan page. You can click the link at the top to “Like it” or the link below. It shouldn’t take long to repopulate it.
It finally happened
I heard the rumors it was coming, and alas it came. The “Canon Rumors Guy” facebook account has been disabled since that moniker is not that of a real person.
So what now?
I hate Facebook (you are free to love it, I am not judging), I do not have a personal account, nor do I ever want one again. It appears I cannot have a fan page without having a facebook account. It was great of them to officially warn me so I could have a contigency plan.
Stay tuned, I’ll figure something out.
Time to address the questions
I am getting a ton of questions regarding the 5D Mark II and how much longer it’s going to be a current camera. While I obviously have nothing definitive, there are been a few pieces of information come my way in regards to a Canon roadmap.
5D Mark III
I get asked a lot if people are safe to buy a 5D Mark II now. The answer is “yes”, it’s a great camera today and it’ll still be a great camera in a year.
There is not a lot of urgency for Canon & Nikon to launch new higher end cameras in the current economic climate. Things look to improve in 2011. The 5D Mark II also still sells extremely well.
I need a couple of forum moderators, just send “Canon Rumors Guy” a message from within the forum.