Canon EOS 6D Link Shows Up (Briefly) on Canon Australia Site (UPDATED)

Canon 6D Link on Second 5D Mark II Listing

Dual Canon 5D Mark II Listings - Second Link Went to Canon 6D Page

[UPDATED: See revised screenshots at bottom.]

For a little while last night, Canon Australia had second listing of the 5D Mark II; however, it was in a folder directory for the EOS 6D.  I grabbed a few screen shots before it disappeared. [Read more...]


Nikon Annual Report Cites “New Generation Digital Cameras” in “New Market Sphere”

Nikon Annual Report 2011

Nikon’s 2011 Annual Report was made available yesterday.  In the Imaging Company section, the Annual Report discusses the continued growth of DSLRs and how sales were good, but could have been better if not for the supply shortage caused by the earthquake in Japan.

With an optimistic look toward the future, the Annual Report cited what is almost certainly Nikon’s new mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera, as noted below. [Read more...]

Kingston 16GB SD Card for $20 – Deal of the Day

Kingston Class 10 SDHC Memory Card

Amazon has dropped the price of the 16GB Kingston UltimateX 100x SDHC card to $19.99 in its Goldbox Deal of the Day.  This card is also a Class 10 card, so it should handle HD video capture for pretty much every HDSLR and HD camcorder out today.  (Learn more about SD card speeds and ratings.)

These are also eligible for free shipping if you spend over $25, which is a good enough reason to pick up a couple if you’re in need of more storage.

Canon (Still) Developing Radio-Sync TTL Wireless Flash/Camera

Canon Radio TTL Patent Application

Canon has obviously been working on a new TTL flash system that works with radio sync triggering for quite a while now.  We saw a patent application for a Canon radio-triggered flash and camera system in August 2010 and now, almost a year later, another Canon patent application that advances this tech has been revealed by the USPTO.

And maybe (hopefully) this is a sign that it’s getting closer to market. [Read more...]