Well a development DSLR did get announced. Not sure itâ€™ll be the â€œ5D Mark IIIâ€, but it will probably fit in between the 5D3 and 1D X as far as price goes. No timeframe was given by Canon on this one.
I think this may be the first time Canon has announced an â€œin developmentâ€ DSLR.
*UPDATE* May be something, may be nothing Ã‚ *BUSTED* [CR1]
I was told a while ago about the C300, and a Super35 camera coming down the pipe. It was reported here a few times.
What I was also told, and never posted, was that a Super35 DSLR was also coming. The source initially thought that was what the 1D X was going to be.
Iâ€™ll see if I can find out more tomorrow.
A lot of chatter about a red â€œCâ€
The Twitter, Facebook and blogging world has become more interested in that EOS DSLR camera with the red â€œCâ€ branding on it, than the C300 itself.
What is it?!
There are a few theories about it.
- Itâ€™s a new DSLR and it will be announced soon. Canon leaked it.
- Itâ€™s a 1D X and the logo will appear on the final production camera.
- It was added to the slide to show the cohesiveness of the new camera with the existing EOS family.
- They want to be more like Leica.
My opinion is itâ€™s either #2 or #3. I canâ€™t imagine no one at Canon picked up on the red â€œCâ€ and leaked a new camera. Iâ€™m also of the belief a full EOS-1 sized body would not be where the 5D series heads.
If you look closely at the EOS-1 body and above the red â€œcâ€, youâ€™ll notice there is no branding or model number of any kind. Normally thatâ€™s where â€œEOS-1Dâ€ would appear. If it was a new camera, there would probably be something else visible besides the â€œCâ€.
There will be more to come on this topic Iâ€™m sure. Iâ€™ll let the rest of the worldÃ‚ dissectÃ‚ what it means!