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Another Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L IS  mention [CR2]

Another Canon 24-70mm f/2.8L IS mention [CR2]

By Canon Rumors | October 15, 2018 | Canon Lens Rumors

We’re again being told that an image stabilized 24-70mm f/2.8L lens is coming. This source claims there has been a lot of internal discussions whether or not to release this lens for both RF and EF mounts.

I guess the argument could be made, that if you want people embracing the EOS R system, then providing compelling lenses not available in EF would be an interesting way to make that happen.

The flip side? Ticking off the millions of EOS DSLR shooters that have no immediate plans to move to a mirrorless system.

Our bet is we’ll see both an RF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS and an EF 24-70mm f/2.8L IS some time in the next 12-18 months.

Announcing the 2018 5DayDeal complete photography bundle

By Canon Rumors | October 11, 2018 | Industry News

The 5DayDeal Complete Photography Bundle 2018 sale is now live, and this year’s bundle is a great one.

We love to see that both Skylum’s Luminar 2018 and our favourite quick photo editor Photolemur 3.0 are included in the bundle. Just their addition alone makes the $89 purchase price of the main bundle a great deal. Keep in mind, if you have Luminar 2018, you’re going to receive Luminar 2019 for free.

We’ve also looked at the education portion of the bundle and are really excited by the drone classes in both the main bundle, as well as additional drone training in the charity match bundle.

There is lots of other great training for all types of photography, plus the usual Lightroom training that most of us can always use.

We also love the charity aspect of this bundle and look forward to the contributions the Canon Rumors readers make to this great bundle and its charities.

Check out the 5DayDeal The Complete Photography Bundle 2018

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Patent: 360 degree camera from Canon

Patent: 360 degree camera from Canon

By Canon Rumors | October 11, 2018 | Canon Patents

LetsGoDigital has found a Canon patent application with the USPTO for a 360-degree camera, the patent was published on October 4, 2018

The device has 8 cameras that can zoom independently of each other and will overlap each other to make image stitching a breeze. The camera can capture full 360-degree images as well as panoramics.

The camera also comes with a built-in tripod for easy placement anywhere. The device can also be controlled remotely via a computer or smartphone.

It also looks like the camera has various lighting options built-into the orb-shaped body.

This is a pretty detailed patent for what appears to be a product close to production. If we’re going to see this type of camera, I would think CES in January will be the place Canon might show it off.

MTF to bring the first RF mount adapters to the world

MTF to bring the first RF mount adapters to the world

By Canon Rumors | October 11, 2018 | Third Party Accessories

It looks like MTF will be the first company to bring a full series of Canon RF mount adapters to market.

All of the adapters from MTF are made from HE30 aluminium with a stainless steel seating face. All adapters come pre-shimmed for accuracy and will include spare shims just in case you need them.

MTF R Mount Adapters:

  • PL to R Mount
  • Panavision to R Mount
  • ARRI Bayonet to R Mount
  • Canon FD to R Mount
  • Nikon G to R Mount
  • B4 to R Mount (providing S35 mode on the camera)

Pricing and availability have not yet been announced.

Is the Canon EOS 5DS series to be replaced by a mirrorless camera? [CR1]

Is the Canon EOS 5DS series to be replaced by a mirrorless camera? [CR1]

By Canon Rumors | October 10, 2018 | Canon DSLR Rumors

We’ve been told a couple of times in very vague terms that Canon may be looking to replace the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R with a higher megapixel EOS R series camera.

The high megapixel 5DS series from Canon is a niche product in the lineup and it would make some sense to move this series over to the EOS R side of things. I don’t believe the average 5DS user would be all that bothered by adapting EF lenses, especially with the adapter options available to EOS R shooters. Landscape shooters will likely love the circular polarizer and ND filter adapters available from Canon.

We believe that a native wide angle zoom will be coming sometime in 2019, and that would help with the transition to the EOS R system for shooters that don’t want to go the adapter router.

Take this with a grain of salt, as I’m not sure Canon will be ready to kill off a DSLR line this soon in favour of an infant full frame mirrorless system. That said, I have no information about how well the EOS 5DS series of cameras sold, so this could be the obvious line to kill off first.

Canon releases Digital Photo Professional Express for iOS

By Canon Rumors | October 10, 2018 | Canon Software

Canon has released Digital Photo Professional Express for iOS devices. The software is free to download and use from the Apple App store.

RAW PROCESSING ON THE GO
For portable and wireless digital photography workflows, Canon’s Digital Photo Professional Express (DPP Express) brings the powerful features of Canon’s DPP software to your compatible iPad. Working with Canon’s Camera Connect app*, DPP Express streamlines the processing of JPEGs and .CR3 RAW files with an intuitive and powerful interface. View images and adjust settings right on your mobile device, and save files to the cloud, a computer or your camera. With DPP Express, it’s incredibly easy to maintain a wireless RAW workflow on the go.

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