Canon Drops Prices on Several ‘L’ Lenses

Canon 70-200mm f/2.8 IS II USM

Well, this is a new one. It looks like Canon has dropped the retail prices on several of its L-series lenses. While it is common to see rebate deals pop up throughout the year, it looks like this is just a straight up drop in pricing on these lens models instead of the periodic price raises we’ve seen in recent years.

Hopefully, these new “regular” prices will stick around permanently.

Check out the full list of new lens prices below. [Read more...]

Metabones Canon EF Lens to Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Speed Booster In Stock

Metabones Canon EF Lens to Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Speed Booster

B&H has the Metabones Canon EF Lens to Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Speed Booster in stock with free expedited shipping. This speed booster reduces the crop factor of Canon lenses from 3.02x to 1.75x on the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera. Additionally, the speed booster effectively increases the brightness of a lens by 1 2/3 stops, which means a f/1.2 lens becomes a f/0.74 lens. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

Canon Announces 3 New Wireless Printers

Canon PIXMA MG7520 Wireless Inkjet Photo AIO printer

Canon PIXMA MG7520 Wireless Inkjet Photo AIO printer

Canon has added three wireless printers to its PIXMA All-in-One inkjet printer line - the PIXMA MG7520, MG6620, and MG5620 printers. Each of the new models works will Canon’s Easy-PhotoPrint web app for cloud-connected printing. Additionally, the PIXMA Printing Solutions app allows users to print from popular social platforms and services like Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, Photobucket, Dropbox and Evernote.

The top-end MG7520 offers a 3.5″ LCD touchscreen and includes Active NFC, which allows users with compatible Android devices to print by touching the device to the printer. The MG6620 offers Passive NFC that allows similar functionality if the device is connected to the same network as the printer.

The PIXMA MG7520, MG6620, and MG5620 printers retail for $199.99, $149.99 and $99.99.