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    A pair of 24-70mm f/2.8L IS lenses coming in 2019? [CR2]

    While the af motors take up some space, Leica has different design parameters when designing lenses, they optimize for optics and compactness with little regard to cost or production time. Canon could probably make a smaller 35mm f/1.4 but will the public spend 2-3x as much for that lens? You...
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    Canon Speedlite EL-100 confirmed

    The 270EX ii has a receiver for optical slave but it was not well received, and I would personally be a lot more excited for an AF emitter vs the ability to optically fire such a low power flash.
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    Canon Speedlite EL-100 confirmed

    Hopefully that LED on the front acts as a focus light, hence the L designation. Would be great to have them put the AF-assist beam in a compact flash.
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    A hypothesis concerning the RF mount

    If we look at the Canon cinema cameras the C700 has a "full frame" (38.1 x 20.1 mm) sensor option in EF or PL mount, so we know they can build a mirrorless FF body that can support EF lenses. The PL and the EF mount are nearly the same diameter but on PL the rear element is closer to the...