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Sony Claims Adapted Canon Lenses AF Nearly as Fast as on a Canon DSLR.

By Canon Rumors | June 17, 2015

Sony Artisan Thibault Roland had a chance to interview a top engineer from the A7R II project at Sony. The interview is mostly a rehash of all the features in what appears to be a very good camera from Sony. What’s interesting for Canon shooters, is that Sony is claiming that AF speed with a firmware updated Metabones Read more…

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Teardown: Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD

By Canon Rumors | June 3, 2015

Roger at LensRentals.com had a couple of Tamron 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD lenses show up in their repair department after the Memorial Day weekend with jammed zoom rings, and decided to show the world what’s inside the very good Tamron ultrawide. …we found that the Tamron 15-30 f/2.8 is a well built lens, but certainly Read more…

Patent: Tamron 85mm f/1.8 VC

By Canon Rumors | May 27, 2015

A patent for a Tamron 85mm f/1.8 VC has appeared. Is Tamron following Sigma and getting into the quality prime market, but with Vibration Correction (Image Stabilization)? Canon’s 85mm offerings, the EF 85mm f/1.2L II and EF 85mm f/1.8 could probably both use a refresh, though we haven’t heard anything about either in a very Read more…

24-70 f/2.8 DG OS Art Next from Sigma [CR1]

By Canon Rumors | May 25, 2015

We’ve been told Sigma’s next Art series lens will be a zoom and most likely a 24-70mm f/2.8 DG OS Art. The last Art series zoom from Sigma was the 24-105mm f/4 OS DG Art, which has been out of production for some time while Sigma put their manufacturing capacity into the new art series primes as Read more…

Sigma Tripod Socket TS-81 Availability Announced

By Canon Rumors | May 15, 2015

This is not an announcement of a new product, Sigma is just letting us know that the Arca compatible foot for the Sigma 150-600 f/5-6.3 OS Sport is now available and retailers should have it soon. From Sigma: We are pleased to announce the availability of TRIPOD SOCKET TS-81 that is the optional lens foot Read more…

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