Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM Lens for $835 – Deal Alert

Canon 100mm Macro IS Lens

ebay (via 6ave) has the Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM lens for $835 (reg. $949) in limited quantity. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay.

Note, this is likely a gray market item from 6ave. B&H has the official USA version of this lens for $899 after rebate right now. You can find it with a full USA warranty here at B&H Photo.

Merry Christmas! Canon Exec Confirms High Resolution Camera Coming Soon

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Not quite a Christmas Miracle, but it’s about as close as Canon users are going to get today…

Canon Inc.’s senior exec Maeda Masaya confirms again that Canon is working on a new high resolution camera that will maintain per pixel quality while increasing the resolution. He says this camera is coming soon. [Read more...]

Canon 5D Mark III & PIXMA PRO-100 for $2449 – Deal Alert

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B&H has the Canon 5D Mark III with the PIXMA PRO-100 printer for $2449 after mail-in rebates. The deal also includes a free SanDisk 32GB SDHC card, Canon camera bag, Watson LP-E6 spare battery and a 50 sheet pack of Canon SG-201 13″ x 19″ photo paper, along with free expedited shipping for delivery in time for Christmas. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Canon 6D Firmware ver. 1.1.6

Canon 6D

The Canon 6D has received a firmware update to version 1.1.6, which includes the following fixes:

  1. Fixes a phenomenon in which the camera may not first use the center AF point to focus, when the AF point selection is set to automatic in AI Servo AF mode.
  2. Fixes a phenomenon in which focus cannot be finely adjusted with specific lenses when shooting remotely with EOS Utility software.
  3. Corrects some Ukrainian language displayed on the menu for ISO Setting.

You can download the firmware update here on Canon’s website.