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Throwback Thursday: Returning to the Canon EOS-1D

Throwback Thursday: Returning to the Canon EOS-1D

By Canon Rumors | September 21, 2017 | Canon DSLR News

Kieran Elson has written what we think is a fun piece about returning to the EOS-1D. Canon’s 4.2mp CCD equipped professional DSLR from 2001.

The EOS-1D is one camera I am actively looking to add to my collection, as it was quite a revolutionary leap for digital photography.

Throwback Thursday won’t become a weekly thing here, the timing just worked out this week.

Canon EOS-1D Specifications:

  • 4.2 million pixel Panasonic CCD sensor
  • 8 fps
  • 45 autofocus points
  • Large bright viewfinder
  • Built for punishment
  • Vertical Grip

Kieran writes:

The Canon EOS 1D was released in 2001 as Canon’s new flagship digital camera, similar in many ways from the EOS-1V professional film camera, it was an obvious step into the digital era.

Fast forward to 2017 and photography has entered a whole new world, with 50 million pixel sensors available and 24mp as an expected standard.

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Review: Architectural Photography with the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 Art

Review: Architectural Photography with the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 Art

By Canon Rumors | September 21, 2017 | Third Party Lenses

Keith over at Northlight Images has completed an extensive review of the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 Art series lens. There are more than 60 high resolution samples available to look at in the review.

Keith came away impressed, and may even prefer to invest in the Sigma 12-24mm f/4 Art over  the much more expensive Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L.

Shooting this wide can be a challenge, but the payoffs can be well worth the learning curve.

Read the full review at Northlight

Deal: Save 10% On Refurbished Lenses at the Canon Store

Deal: Save 10% On Refurbished Lenses at the Canon Store

By Canon Rumors | September 21, 2017 | Deals on Gear

The Canon Store now has 10% off refurbished lenses. The runs until September 30, 2017 at 11:59PM EST

If the lens you’re looking for is out of stock, keep checking back as Canon sometimes restocks inventory mid sale.

Do You Use Third Party Batteries in Your Canon Cameras?

Do You Use Third Party Batteries in Your Canon Cameras?

By Canon Rumors | September 20, 2017 | Canon DSLR News

Out of personal curiosity, I asked on last night on Twitter if you folks used third party batteries in your Canon cameras. The results so far actually shock me, it’s quite close to a 50/50 split.

If you do use third party batteries, please let us and others know what brands have worked for you on the forum or via Twitter.

Here We Go Again, New 50mm L Coming in 2018 [CR2]

Here We Go Again, New 50mm L Coming in 2018 [CR2]

By Canon Rumors | September 20, 2017 | Canon Lens Rumors

We’re told by a very good source that Canon will finally address the 50mm focal length in 2018. There are apparently two prototypes currently being tested by select photographers.

We’re told one of the lenses is an EF 50mm f/1.4 IS USM, which was likely developed alongside the brand new EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM. We were not told what the other 50mm prototype lens was.

The announcement is slated for some time in the first half of 2018. As always though, lenses come where they’re done and ready for production, not when the marketing people want them to be announced. Therefore, delays are always possible.

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