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Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS & Three More Lenses Coming at the End of August [CR2]

Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS & Three More Lenses Coming at the End of August [CR2]

By Canon Rumors | July 15, 2017 | Canon Lens Rumors

To further clarify the certification post from yesterday, we have been told what to expect announcement wise from Canon at the end of August.

Firstly, the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS is scheduled to be announced at this time. We do not have any specifications or pricing at this time.

Secondly, “interchangeale lens 2” will actually be three different lenses. We’re working on getting the focal length of the lenses. It doesn’t feel that they’ll be L series lenses and we’re not sure if they’re EF-M, EF-S or EF at this time.

Interview With Sigma CEO Kazuto Yamaki

By Canon Rumors | July 15, 2017 | Third Party Lenses

Sigma Canada had a chance to interview CEO Kazuto Yamaki during his visit to Canada.

Some highlights from the interview:

  • Was there ever a Sigma 24-70mm f/2.0 Art lens?
  • Will Sigma consider making CINE Anamorphic lenses?
  • Sigma’s plan for FE mount lenses in the future. Same lenses with E mount, or new designs?
  • What does the future of lens technology hold? Why are they still big and bulky?
  • Some personal questions about him, his fav photographers, what websites he visits, and cameras he regularly shoots with.

We were told back in 2013 that Sigma was working on a 24-70mm f/2 lens and it looks like according to Mr Yamaki, that it was just too difficult to make usable.

Canon EOS M20 Coming at the End of August [CR3]

Canon EOS M20 Coming at the End of August [CR3]

By Canon Rumors | July 14, 2017 | Canon DSLR Rumors

We’re told that the next mirrorless camera from Canon will be announced at the end of August. This will be a direct replacement for the EOS M10, and we’re assuming it will be called the “EOS M20”.

While no specifications have been thrown our way, I think we’re likely looking at a toned down version of the EOS M6 in a slightly smaller form factor. I think it’s safe to say it will be equipped with the 24mp sensor that appears in most of Canon’s consumer ILC cameras.

We hope to see the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS announced at the same time.

More to come…

Sigma Announces Pricing and Availability for the 14mm and 135mm T2 Cine Prime Lenses, Shipping This July

Sigma Announces Pricing and Availability for the 14mm and 135mm T2 Cine Prime Lenses, Shipping This July

By Canon Rumors | July 14, 2017 | Third Party Lenses

Full-frame sensor compatible, high-speed prime lenses bring Sigma’s esteemed Art lens technology to cinema cameras; the 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF begin shipping late July for a retail price of $4,999.00 USD each

Ronkonkoma, NY – July 13, 2017 – Sigma Corporation of America, a leading still photo and cinema lens, camera, flash and accessory manufacturer, today announced the availability of two brand new cine lenses: the Sigma 14mm T2 FF and 135mm T2 FF, which will both begin shipping late July 2017. Compatible with full-frame image sensors, these high-speed cine prime lenses are available for EF, E and PL mounts. They are available as individual lenses for a retail price of $4,999.00 USD each, or as part of two and seven lens sets for retail prices of $10,499.00 USD and $24,799.00 USD respectively.

Go fast and wide with the Sigma 14mm T2 Cine Prime
The Sigma 14mm T2 FF Cine Prime lens is the world’s first and only to offer an incredibly fast T2 at this ultra-wide angle focal length for full frame sensors. Bringing remarkable optical performance to the art of capturing moving images, the Sigma 14mm T2 offers cinematographers the opportunity for robust cinematic expression.

Resolving power like nothing ever seen before with the Sigma 135mm T2 Cine Prime
The Sigma 135mm T2 FF Cine Prime offers astonishing rendering performance unmatched by almost any lens on the market. Retaining the optical performance of Sigma’s original Art lens for the still photographer, this exceptional lens enables cinematographers to enjoy the highest image quality for shooting movies.

Read more…

Unreleased Canon Gear Has Appeared for Certification

Unreleased Canon Gear Has Appeared for Certification

By Canon Rumors | July 14, 2017 | Canon DSLR Rumors

Nokishita has posted a bunch of unreleased Canon gear that has appeared for certification. Below is Google translated and I have put what we think each product is.

  • PC2276 (EOS M20)
    • Mirror-less camera
    • Made in Japan
    • SKU: 2209C002AA, 2209C012AA, 2209C022AA, 2209C032AA, 2210C002AA, 2210C012AA, 2210C022AA, 2210C032AA, 2211C002AA, 2211C012AA, 2211C022AA, 2211C032AA
    • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed
  • PC 2335 (New G Series PowerShot or SX70 HS)
    • Digital camera
    • Made in Japan
    • SKU: 2208C001AA
    • Wi-Fi · Bluetooth installed
  • Interchangeable lens 1 (EF 85mm f/1.4L IS)
    • SKU: 2271C005AA
    • Made in Japan (Utsunomiya Factory)
  • Interchangeable lens 2 (The EF-S 18-55 f/4-5.6 IS STM in Different Colors This is 3 different lenses)
    • SKU: 2273C005AA, 2274C005AA, 2275C005AA
    • Made in Malaysia
  • Strobe (A new flash, we haven’t heard anything about)
    • SKU: 2398C003AA
    • Made in Japan (Oita)
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