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Will The Next Mirrorless Camera From Canon Have 4K Video? [CR1]

Will The Next Mirrorless Camera From Canon Have 4K Video? [CR1]

By Canon Rumors | January 18, 2018

We have confirmed that a mirrorless camera will be announced next month ahead of CP+ show which begins on March 1, 2018. While we cannot confirm the “EOS M50” moniker is the camera coming next month, that’s the logical assumption based on past information. We’re told by a completely unknown source that the next mirrorless Read more…

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Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 OS Sport & 70-200mm f/4 OS Contemporary Rumors Make the Rounds Again

Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 OS Sport & 70-200mm f/4 OS Contemporary Rumors Make the Rounds Again

By Canon Rumors | January 18, 2018 | Third Party Lenses

Back in early December we had a [CR1] report that Sigma would be releasing two new 70-200mm lenses.  It looks like other sites are picking this up today as new information or perhaps further confirming the initial report. No additional information has been provided by any of the new report, so I think this is just a case of recycling.

We were told the following Sigma lenses would be coming:

  • Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 DG OS Sport
  • Sigma 70-200mm f/4 DG OS Contemporary

We have not received any further confirmation that Sigma would be announcing these lenses ahead of CP+, so this remains a [CR1] rumor for now.

Canon To Step up Repayment of Acquisition Debt

Canon To Step up Repayment of Acquisition Debt

By Canon Rumors | January 18, 2018 | Canon Business General

From Nikkei Asian Review:

$1.8bn set aside for 2018 on brisk earnings

TOKYO — Canon will pay back more interest-bearing debt this year to improve its financial standing following the 2016 acquisition of a medical equipment business from Toshiba.

Repayment will double from 2017 levels to around 200 billion yen ($1.79 billion) in light of strong earnings last year, with an aim of whittling down borrowings from parties including Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ. Read the full story

Review: Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro

Review: Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro

By Canon Rumors | January 18, 2018 | Canon Reviews

Photography Blog has completed their review of the brand new Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro. I’m assuming this is a highly specialized lens. If you’re on the fence between it and the TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro, you should probably rent both to make the final decision.

The review is more of the same when it comes to the new tilt-shift lenses. They’re optically great, well built and will give you great results.

In essence, the Canon TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro lens is a super specialist lens, but if you can get the best from it, or see a specific need for it, you’ll be extremely pleased with the results. Perhaps this is a lens to add to your rental list before committing to buy, as (like other TS-E lenses) it comes with a very high price tag. Read the full review

I’m interested in seeing some real world work done with this lens. Post some shots to the forum if you’ve had the chance to shoot with the TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro.

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New EF-M Prime Likely Coming Ahead of CP+ [CR2]

New EF-M Prime Likely Coming Ahead of CP+ [CR2]

By Canon Rumors | January 17, 2018 | Canon Lens Rumors

We’re told that there are two new EF-M lenses slated for release in 2018, and the first one will likely come ahead of CP+, which begins on March 1, 2018.

We weren’t told the focal length of the prime, and we don’t want to speculate either. The second EF-M lens will be a zoom. Again, no focal length was given and this will come later in the year we’re told.

We’re expecting the already leaked EOS M50 to be announced at around the same time.

More to come…

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