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*WINNERS* Giveaway!

*WINNERS* Giveaway!

Contest over
Thanks for all the entries!

We have winners!
1st Prize: Patrick
Runner-up: Kyle
Runner-up: Donald

The above 3 were the first to select the winning combination.

The final CR Guy rank of Canon lenses.

  1. 200 f/2L IS
  2. 24 f/1.4L II
  3. 800 f/5.6L IS
  4. 10-22 f/3.5-4.5
  5. 85 f/1.2L II


One lens seems to be fumbling everyone up. There’s been a few hundred entries and only one that was close!

So here’s the hint. I’ll fill in the blank on the #5 ranked lens.





5) 85 f/1.2L II

Fill in the other 4! You can enter more than once.

Hmmm, harder than I thought. No one is even getting close. At 11AM EST, I will post a hint.

The fine folks at want to give you money towards a rental.

  • 1st Prize: $150 Gift Certificate
  • Runner-up #1: $50 Gift Certificate
  • Runner-up #2: $50 Gift Certificate

How to win
Simple, I have strong opinions about Canon lenses. Some I love, some I don’t. Below are my 5 favorite lenses in a random order. Rank them 1 through 5 to match my preference.

  • 85 f/1.2L II
  • 200 f/2L IS
  • 800 f/5.6L IS
  • 10-22 f/3.5-4.5
  • 24 f/1.4L II

The first 3 correct answers will win!

This giveaway is only open to Americans.

They rent everything imaginable from Canon. I also rent some Leica stuff from them from time to time. Everything about is great. Check them out.


*CLOSED* Lomography Giveaway

Contest Closed
The contest is now closed to new entries, good luck to the folks that did get a chance to enter!

Lomography Giveaway
The folks at Lomography are giving away a set of their EF Diana lenses.

See the prize here.

Shop Lomography

Lomography is also offering Canon Rumors readers 10% off any of their products. Simply enter the coupon code “canonrumors” without the quotes during checkout.


Giveaway – Blue Crane Digital

Free Stuff
The fine folks at Blue Crane Digital sent me a box of DVD’s to give away.

Shoot Great Video

Shoot Great Video with your Canon DSLR Camera
First up is this video. I watched it, it’s pretty good and I learned a few things as a newbie.

Intro to 7D 1 & 2Introduction to the Canon 7D Volume 1 & 2
I will give these 2 away as a package. There are 2 separate volumes to using the 7D in various situations, including touching on video. &

How get a DVD?
It’s easy, leave a comment to this post saying which DVD package you’d like. Be sure to include your correct email address in the comment fields.

I have multiple copies of the DVD’s to give away.

I will pick the winners at random on Friday.

*Keep in mind these DVD’s are NTSC. I do not have PAL or Secam versions. I will still ship to most international destinations, you just need to know beforehand.

Thanks to Blue Crane Digital