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Review: Canon EOS 77D By TDP

Review: Canon EOS 77D By TDP

By Canon Rumors | April 25, 2017 | Canon Reviews

Bryan at The-Digital-Picture has completed his review of the Canon EOS 77D. In true Canon fashion, it’s not a segment leader on the spec sheet, but it’s definitely a DSLR you should consider if your budget for a body is around $900.

From The-Digital-Picture

The 77D is positioned mid-level, as step up from the Rebel series cameras, yet remaining decidedly below the 80D in Canon’s lineup, targeting moderately serious non-professional photographers. While I’m sure that Canon is trying to better differentiate this model from the Rebels, it is still primarily a Rebel in my mind. It has the same size and shape along with nearly identical features as the announced-at-the-same-time Rebel T7i. However, the few feature differentiators are valuable, making it a better choice for most photographers – as long as the higher price tag does not trip up this decision.

From an upgrade perspective, the pair of new AF systems (45 pt traditional phase detection system and Dual Pixel AF system) alone make the 77D a great upgrade from the Rebel T6s. A faster frame rate and greatly increased RAW image buffer depth are also very-welcomed improvements. Read the full review

Buy the Canon EOS 77D: B&H Photo | Amazon // Rent the Canon EOS 77D: Lensrentals.com

Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera Now Available for Preorder

Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera Now Available for Preorder

By Canon Rumors | April 21, 2017 | Third Party Cameras

You can now preorder the brand new Sony a9 mirrorless camera. Shipping is expected to happen closer to the end of May.

Lots of Canon shooters tend to use Sony’s full frame mirrorless cameras as part of their kit and that will probably continue with the a9.

Preorder the Sony a9 Mirrorless Camera at B&H Photo

Canon Product Advisory: EOS C300 Mark II/EOS C300 Mark II PL Malfunction with VPG130 CFast Card

Canon Product Advisory: EOS C300 Mark II/EOS C300 Mark II PL Malfunction with VPG130 CFast Card

By Canon Rumors | April 20, 2017 | Canon Firmware

Workaround for Malfunction During Use of VPG130 CFast Card

For EOS C300 Mark II/EOS C300 Mark II PL Digital Cinema Cameras equipped with firmware Version 1.0.6.1.00, we have confirmed a phenomenon in which, depending upon the usage conditions, the camera freezes when a VPG 130 CFast card is used simultaneously with a non VPG130 CFast card.

We are currently making preparations to correct this phenomenon with the release of a firmware update in mid-May. In the meantime, please use the method described in the workaround below.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused to customers, and we ask for your ongoing patience.

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Canon Announces the COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lens

Canon Announces the COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lens

By Canon Rumors | April 20, 2017 | Cinema EOS News

New Lens Features 4K Optical Performance, Servo Drive Unit, Image Stabilization, Autofocus and Auto Iris Functions*, Ideal for ENG, Documentary, and Budding Filmmakers

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 20, 2017 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce today the new COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lens (model name CN-E 70-200mm T4.4 L IS KAS S), a compact and lightweight 4K lens constructed for users that demand versatility and portability. A bridge between traditional Canon EF lenses and CN-E cinema lenses, the COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm can be ideal for filmmakers and documentary shooters who want the control and quality of cinema optics with the lightweight, compact design and features of Canon’s EF lenses.

The second in a new class of Canon lenses, the COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lens is a cinema-style lens that includes a servo drive unit as a standard feature. Additionally, the lens incorporates Image Stabilization, Autofocus, and Auto Iris functionality*, three extremely useful features not commonly found in cinema lenses, but are popular in EF lenses. The lens also provides high image quality that supports 4K image productions and was designed to be utilized in a variety of shooting styles including, hand-held, shoulder mounted, and tripod mounted.

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