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Which Canon 85mm Lens is for You?

By Canon Rumors | February 19, 2018 | Canon Lens Rumors

Which Canon 85mm lens is for you?

Kai W breaks down the trio of current 85mm offerings from Canon, the classic EF 85mm f/1.2L II, the brand new EF 85mm f/1.4L IS and the bargain EF 85mm f/1.8.

If we had to choose only one? I think it would be the EF 85mm f/1.4L IS, though I wouldn’t have any problems owning it alongside the other two 85mm options, because they can all fit different shooting situation.

Here are the Results From Our Poll Regarding Camera Innovation Perception at Canon

Here are the Results From Our Poll Regarding Camera Innovation Perception at Canon

By Canon Rumors | February 19, 2018 | Canon DSLR News

Last week we posted a bit of an opinion piece based off an article at Fstoppers about perceived innovation at Canon when it comes to camera design and development.

We took an unscientific poll to see what our readers thought about Canon’s place in the market, and these are the results

This being an enthusiasts site, I don’t think anyone will be too shocked by the results. I was a little surprised about the DSLR results, as the forum discussion seemed to be pretty forgiving when it came to that segment. The mirrorless and compact results? I don’t think those results will surprise anyone.

Tamron to Announce 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD

Tamron to Announce 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD

By Canon Rumors | February 18, 2018 | Third Party Lenses

According to Nokishita. Tamron will soon announce a 70-210mm f/4 Di VC USD.

Is this the lens that was teased last weak?

Industry News: Sony Develops a Back-Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor with Pixel-Parallel A/D Converter That Enables Global Shutter Function

Industry News: Sony Develops a Back-Illuminated CMOS Image Sensor with Pixel-Parallel A/D Converter That Enables Global Shutter Function

By Canon Rumors | February 17, 2018 | Industry News

Sony CorporationSony Semiconductor Solutions Corporation Tokyo, Japan – Sony Corporation today announced that it has developed a 1.46 effective megapixel back-illuminated CMOS image sensor equipped with a Global Shutter function*¹. The newly developed pixel-parallel analog-to-digital converters provide the function to instantly convert the analog signal from all pixels, simultaneously exposed, to a digital signal in parallel. This new technology was announced at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) on February 11, 2018 in San Francisco in the United States.

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Patent: 20x Zoom Optical Formula for 1″ Sensor

Patent: 20x Zoom Optical Formula for 1″ Sensor

By Canon Rumors | February 16, 2018 | Canon Patents | Canon Rumors General

Three patents related to a 20x zoom lens optical formulas for 1″ sensors have appeared.

P2018-25623A
Specification and lens arrangement of embodiment 2

  • Zoom ratio: 20.00
  • Focal length: 8.50 54.45 170.00 mm
  • F No.: 2.70 3.96 4.50
  • Half image angle: 37.14 7.74 2.49
  • Image height: 6.44 7.40 7.40 mm
  • Lens length: 144.32 144.32 144.32
  • Back focus: 11.37 11.37 11.37 mm

P2018-25624A
Specification and lens arrangement of embodiment 5

  • Zoom ratio: 20.00
  • Focal length: 8.30 55.00 166.00 mm
  • F No.: 2.70 4.80 5.60
  • Half image angle: 37.84 7.67 2.56
  • Image height: 6.45 7.41 7.41 mm
  • Lens length: 149.39 149.39 149.39 mm
  • Back focus: 13.43 13.43 13.43 mm

P2018-25625A
Specification and lens arrangement of embodiment 1

  • Zoom ratio: 19.50
  • Focal length: 10.60 72.07 206.68
  • F No.: 3.61 3.61 3.61
  • Half image angle: 36.10 5.85 2.03
  • Image height: 7.41 7.41 7.41
  • Lens length: 198.01 198.01 198.01
  • Back focus: 30.92 37.81 16.95

Currently, we can only confirm that one PowerShot G series camera in coming in 2018.