After plenty of rumors and leaks, Canon has officially announced the EOS-1D X Mark II, which should be available in April 2016 for $5,999. Canon is also selling a 1D X Mark II kit with a 64GB CFast card for $6,299. [Read more…]
As if the Canon EOS 5Ds wasn’t enough already at 50MP, Canon has announced that it is developing a 120MP DSLR.
Canon says that “[t]he camera under development is being designed to facilitate a level of resolution more than sufficient for large-format printing and extensive cropping capability while maintaining fantastic image quality.”
Canon notes that the camera is built for the current EF system lenses; however, it will apparently not be compatible with all of the lenses in the Canon EF line. According to a footnote in Canon’s press release, “Out of the 96 lenses that make up the EF lens lineup, 60 models will be compatible with the [new 120MP DSLR].” [Read more…]
On June 22, 2015, a Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens rolled off the production line as the 110,000,000th lens in the EF-series product line.
Canon began producing EF lenses for the Canon EOS system in 1987 and, by 1995, had produced 10 million lenses. Canon has reached each 10 million lens production mark faster than than last with the exception of a measurable decline for the last two milestones. [Read more…]
A little over a month ago, Canon announced its 10th anniversary celebration of the EOS 5D Series. Canon has now released a new video further celebrating the Series. [Read more…]
Will Canon finally cross over into the reasonably-priced 4K market?
Maybe. [Read more…]