November 3

Canon EOS C300

The Canon Hollywood event is just now kicking off.  I’ll be updating this post live over the next several hours as new info comes in.  Big updates below about the new EOS Cinema line. [click to continue…]

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Canon EOS 300C Spec Rumors

by on November 3, 2011

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Canon November 3 Announcement

Canon Rumors posted some specs on the Canon Unicorn camera set to be revealed later today.

  • Name: Canon EOS 300C
  • EF and PL Versions
  • Dual CF Card Slots
  • Built in ND
  • Super35 Sensor
  • HDMI and HDSDI out
  • Hot shoe mounted monitor w/ 2 XLR ins
  • 1920 x 1080 resolution
  • Also is able to record out of SDI

Aside from a couple of tweaks on this spec list, it sounds a lot like Sony’s FS100.  If this were the final spec list, I think Canon will have failed to live up to the “historic” hype. On the plus side, that spec list looks like a $6,000 or so camera.

See also yesterday’s round-up of the Canon v. RED storyline.

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Scarlet

November 3 (that’s tomorrow folks) is shaping up to be an epic day for camera news.  RED’s Jim Jannard has let loose a bit of a teaser on the RED Scarlet, which will be officially (re?)-unveiled tomorrow. [click to continue…]

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Canon Cinema Camera Update

by on October 31, 2011

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Canon PL-Mount Lenses

The latest rumblings on Canon’s big November 3 announcement suggest much of what we’ve heard before. [click to continue…]

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Canon 1D X

I sat down with Chuck Westfall for a little while at PhotoPlus 2011 to talk about the Canon 1D X and what else is going on at Canon. [click to continue…]

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Canon November 3

Speculation surrounding Canon’s November 3 announcement continues to be a big topic of conversation (just what Canon wanted, right?).  Canon Rumors received another tip with a couple of vague specs.

The tipster claims a video camera with a Super 35 sensor (roughly APS-C sized), compact flash recording and 3 new lenses announced alongside the camera.  While that’s not much to go on, the new lenses makes a lot of sense – particularly in light of my review of Canon’s recent patent application for video-optimized EF lenses that feature an aperture ring.

One month from today, we’ll know for sure.  In the mean time, stay tuned for the latest.  And if you have any insight into what’s coming next feel free to drop a line via the contact form and let me know.

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