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Patent:  Lens Mount Adaptor For Different Flange Distances

Patent: Lens Mount Adaptor For Different Flange Distances

By Canon Rumors | April 19, 2018

Northlight has uncovered a USPTO patent application that shows a design for a lens mount adaptor that allows for different flange distances with different adaptors. The patent covers a lot of options, so this may be part of many more patents that deal with adaptors and lens mounts. This patent also covers options for including Read more…

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The TIPA and EISA Award Winners Have Been Announced

The TIPA and EISA Award Winners Have Been Announced

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

The yearly photography gear award winners from TIPA and EISA have been announced. Generally, everyone wins a few awards and this year is no different.

TIPA Wins for Canon:

EISA Wins for Canon:

You can view all of the TIPA winners here, and all of the EISA winners here.

Venus Optics Announces 4 New Lenses, Including 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro for Canon

Venus Optics Announces 4 New Lenses, Including 100mm f/2.8 2:1 Macro for Canon

By Canon Rumors | April 20, 2018 | Third Party Lenses

Anhui China, Apr 20, 2018 – Venus Optics, the camera lenses manufacturer who had previously launched a number of unique Laowa camera lenses, is proud to announce 4 new and unique lenses.

  • Laowa 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 FE Zoom
  • Laowa 100mm f/2.8 2X Ultra Macro APO
  • Laowa 17mm f/4 GFX Zero-D
  • Laowa 4mm f/2.8 Fisheye MFT

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Tony Northrup Predicts The Upcoming Full Frame Mirrorless Offerings From Both Canon and Nikon

By Canon Rumors | April 19, 2018 | Canon DSLR Rumors

Opinions and predictions are fun, and there is a ton of chatter on the web about what Canon and Nikon are going to bring to the world of prosumer full frame mirrorless camera bodies.

Tony Northrup gives his predictions in the video above about what he thinks we’ll see announced from both companies over the next 6-12 months.

A full frame mirrorless camera from Canon is obviously going to be talked about a lot between now and the inevitable announcement, and we’ll keep reporting new information, and keep confirming past information.

Announced: #LiveIRL With Canon U.S.A.’s New IVY Mini Photo Printer

Announced: #LiveIRL With Canon U.S.A.’s New IVY Mini Photo Printer

By Canon Rumors | April 19, 2018 | Canon Accessories

With the Push of a Smartphone Button through the Canon Mini Print App¹, Print Creative 2×3 Photos and Stickers in Seconds

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 19, 2018 – Today’s consumers are increasingly looking for unique ways to seamlessly blend their personal online brand and real life persona. With internet users having an average of seven social media accounts², products that support connections between people and technology have become ever more important. In that spirit, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is excited to announce the IVY Mini Photo Printer. Available in Rose Gold, Mint Green and Slate Gray, the IVY Mini Photo Printer empowers the next generation of creators to tell and share their story in real life (IRL) through the power of print in the digital age.

“The proverb ‘good things come in small packages’ couldn’t be more true for the first 2×3 photo printer from Canon U.S.A.” said Kazuto Ogawa, president and chief operating officer, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “It’s our smallest and lightest printer yet, and the company is excited about giving customers more access to creatively connect and instantly share memories than ever before from the palm of their hand.”

The Canon IVY Mini Photo Printer is in stock and ready to ship.

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Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Receive Prestigious TIPA World Awards 2018

Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art and Sigma 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art Receive Prestigious TIPA World Awards 2018

By Canon Rumors | April 19, 2018 | Third Party Lenses

April 19, 2018 – The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce it has won two TIPA World Awards 2018 for its wide-aperture ultra-wide-angle 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art zoom lens and its large-diameter 24-70mm F2.8 DG OS HSM Art zoom lens suitable for any shoot.

TIPA’s Best DSLR Wide Angle Zoom Lens Award for Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art:

A Perfect Match for Today’s High-Resolution Cameras
Mountable on Canon, Nikon and Sigma cameras, and compatible with the Sigma MC-11 Sony E-mount converter, the Sigma 14-24mm F2.8 DG HSM Art lens delivers a high level of sharpness with near zero distortion, along with high-speed and high-accuracy AF that matches up perfectly with today’s high-resolution cameras. The lens contains three FLD (“F” Low Dispersion) glass elements, three SLD (Super Low Dispersion) glass elements, and three aspherical lens elements, including an 80mm high precision molded glass aspherical element. It has special sealing at numerous points for dust- and splash-proof protection. Thoroughly modern, the Nikon mount features a brand new electromagnetic diaphragm; the Canon mount is compatible with the Canon Lens Aberration Correction function.

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