Canon EF 100-400mm L Lens is Next Up for Replacement?

Canon 100-400mm Lens

The Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS lens has been rumored to be replaced for over quite some time now. One of the common complaints of the about the lens is the push-pull zoom design, which leads it to be regarded as a “dust sucker.” Additionally, the lens is rather slow at the long end of the zoom at f/5.6; however, that allows it to remain compact in spite of its long zoom range. [Read more...]

Canon 7D Mark II Coming During Q2?

Canon 7D Mark II Rumors

New rumors point to a second quarter 2014 unveiling date for the 7D Mark II, with actual availability not until third quarter.

There are really no new spec rumors at this point; however, the launch timeframe has been consistent for almost a year now. The one thing about the specs, however, that has been consistent since early rumors of the 7D Mark II started festering is the video-centric feature set.  [Read more...]

Canon 7D Mark II Coming 1st Half 2014

Canon 7D Mark II

Another update on the oft-rumored Canon 7D Mark II points to a release date sometime in the first half of 2014. Previous rumors pointed to a second quarter announcement for the camera, so this latest update remains consistent.

A couple of key new pieces of info point to a price point around $2000 and its positioning as a pro APS-C camera. Additionally, the 7D Mark II is rumored to feature a variation of a new AF system from an unannounced EOS 1 Series camera.

See the below list of previously rumored specs. [Read more...]

Canon 7D Mark II: More for the Video Shooter?

Canon 7D Mark II

New rumors of the Canon 7D Mark II suggest that an announcement should/could arrive in the second quarter of 2014. Additionally, the 7D Mark II is rumored to be more video oriented than typically seen in Canon HDSLRs and that the camera would retail well above the Canon 70D.

These new rumors are consistent with what we’ve heard for months regarding release dates and specs for the upcoming 7D Mark II. See the below list of previously rumored specs. [Read more...]

Canon 7D Mark II Prototypes w/ 20MP and 24MP Sensors

Canon 7D Mark II

A couple of the rumors floating around for quite some time now have put it with either a 20MP sensor (like the one found in the Canon 70D) and a 24MP sensor (previously unseen). Now, a new rumor, which seems to make sense of these conflicting rumors, puts both sensors in various prototypes of the Canon 7D Mark II that are believed to be floating around in the wild.

The most recent spec list for the 7D Mark II with 24MP sensor is below. [Read more...]