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Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Pricing and Preorder Coming May 25

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Pricing and Preorder Coming May 25

By Canon Rumors | May 22, 2018 | Third Party Lenses

Pricing and preorder for the Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art series lens is coming May 25, 2018 according to Nokishita.

Product Highlights

  • EF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.4 to f/16
  • Three FLD Elements, Two SLD Elements
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Multi-Layer Coating
  • Hyper Sonic AF Motor, Manual Override
  • Weather-Sealed, Protective Front Coating
  • Rounded 9-Blade Diaphragm
  • Removable Rotating Arca-Type Tripod Foot
  • Compatible with Sigma USB Dock

Sigma 105mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art at B&H Photo

A Cinema Series DSLR Isn’t Happening, But a New Cinema Line Likely is [CR1]

A Cinema Series DSLR Isn’t Happening, But a New Cinema Line Likely is [CR1]

By Canon Rumors | May 21, 2018 | Canon Cinema EOS Rumors

Ever since the Canon EOS-1D C, there has been a lot of chatter and desire to see another “C” labeled DSLR. The EOS-1D C was quite expensive, at more than twice the price of the very similar EOS-1D X and it didn’t sell all that well until it saw heavy discounts.

We’re being told again, in a very cryptic manner that a new cinema ILC series of camera is likely coming by the end of 2018. The source claims that the final decision about releasing the product has not yet been made and that there is still a possibility it will get shelved.

The source did note that their no sign that a EOS C100 Mark II replacement is on the way and the EOS C200 could become the entry level Cinema EOS camera and that this new form factor ILC will bridge the gap between EOS still cameras and Cinema EOS cameras.

This is all very interesting, and we think there is some plausibility behind it all. As such, we’ll remain cautiously optimistic.

Canon EOS 80D Will Be The Next DSLR Replaced [CR1]

Canon EOS 80D Will Be The Next DSLR Replaced [CR1]

By Canon Rumors | May 21, 2018 | Canon DSLR Rumors

We’re being told that 2018 will be a slow DSLR year for Canon, but that we’ll likely a see a replacement to the EOS 80D next, and it’s possible that its coming in late 2018.

While a EOS 7D Mark II replacement will be more exciting to the Canon community, there is absolutely no signs of an EOS 7D Mark III announcement coming any time soon.

While no specifications are available at this time, we’re told that internally Canon plans to put DPAF equipped 4K in all non-Rebels going forward. This shouldn’t come as any sort of surprise, but it is worth noting.

Canon Will Sell You Their 120mp APS-H Image Sensor

Canon Will Sell You Their 120mp APS-H Image Sensor

By Canon Rumors | May 20, 2018 | Canon DSLR News

Are you building your own camera and need more megapixels? You can buy Canon’s 120mp APS-H sensor. The sensor is available in color and monochrome. Hat tip to Northlight Images.

Ultra-High Resolution CMOS Sensor

The 120MXS is an ultra-high resolution CMOS sensor with 13280 x 9184 effective pixels (approx. 60x the resolution of Full HD). It has a size equivalent to APS-H (29.22mm x 20.20mm), and a square pixel arrangement of 2.2µm x 2.2µm with 122 million effective pixels. Ultra-high-resolution is made possible by parallel signal processing, which reads signals at high speed from multiple pixels. All pixel progressive reading of 9.4 fps is made possible by 28 digital signal output channels. It is available in RGB or with twice the sensitivity, in monochrome.

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Patent: Canon Wide Angle Zoom for Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

Patent: Canon Wide Angle Zoom for Full Frame Mirrorless Camera

By Canon Rumors | May 20, 2018 | Canon Patents

A patent for an optical formula showing  a wide angle zoom lens for a full frame mirrorless body has appeared.

It looks like this patent is for a 16-30mm f/2.8 and has a short backfocus of 11.34mm, which tells us it’s not for a DSLR.

Canon 16-30mm f/2.8 Specifications: (Japan Patent Application 2018-077320)

  • Zoom ratio: 1.67
  • Focal length: 16.48-27.44mm
  • F number: 2.88
  • Half angle: 52.70 – 38.25
  • Image height: 21.64mm
  • Back focus: 12.33 – 10.00mm

 

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