Canon News (Page 11) RSS Feed for Canon News Report News & Deals  ►

 Monday, September 7, 2015
Canon Launches Two High Performance Broadcast Lenses in Australia
From Canon Australia:
Sydney, Australia, 7 September 2015 – Canon Australia today introduces two new 2/3” 4K field lenses – the UJ86x9.3B and UJ90x9B. Delivering exceptional optical performance, with the UJ86x9.3B surpassing even 4K resolution, both offer outstanding focal range and are ideal for use within live broadcast production environments.
First class 4K image processing
The UJ86x9.3B and UJ90x9B are part of Canon's evolving 2/3” 4K lens line-up and join the recently launched CJ12ex4.3B in the range. Both provide professionals with the freedom to shoot live broadcast or sport events in stunning 4K quality, and in a first for Canon’s 2/3” lens line-up, the UJ86x9.3B offers resolving power beyond 4K.
The new lenses ensure exceptional resolution from the image centre to the edges, at both telephoto and wide angle, thanks to their advanced optical construction. Additionally, an increased use of fluorite and UD glass, combined with Canon’s expert use of coatings, results in exceptional control over ghosting and flare with sharp, high contrast images supporting a large number of tones.
Outstanding focal range and versatility
The new models provide ultimate flexibility – the UJ86x9.3B has an 86x zoom, with a focal range of 9.3mm – 800mm, and the UJ90x9B goes even further to 90x, with a 9mm – 810mm focal range. To ensure operators can capture a diverse range of scenes, both lenses also feature a built-in 2x extender which doubles the telephoto power, while maintaining exceptional 4K resolution.
4K scenarios such as live sport, do not tolerate even the slightest amount of shake. Thanks to Canon’s optical Image Stabilizer technologies, the UJ86x9.3B and UJ90x9B deliver crisp, clear results, acquiring maximum precision, even during panning. This is essential for tracking moving subjects at sports matches and events, while compensating for swing-back. Additionally, operators are able to keep subjects in focus, even in challenging situations, such as when long focus but shallow depth of field is required.
Built to perform
The UJ86x9.3B and UJ90x9B feature a compact design, comparable in size and weight to current HD 2/3” field lenses, allowing easy integration into operating environments. Both lenses also incorporate a 20-pin connector for integration with virtual systems and are fully compatible with existing Canon accessories designed for 2/3” HD Canon field lenses.
UJ86x9.3B key benefits:
  • Class-leading beyond-4K performance right to the edge of the image and throughout the zoom range for unmatched quality
  • Outstandingly high resolution 2/3” 4K field lens with 86x zoom and 9.3-800mm focal length (up to 1600mm with 2x built-in extender)
  • High contrast and high resolution in all wavelength regions of the B, G and R channels in the 4K and beyond 4K frequency bands
  • Similar size and weight to HD field lenses for seamless integration with existing HDTV technical setups and shooting environments
  • Beyond 4K resolution even with image stabilisation applied
  • Full support for virtual systems thanks to the built-in 16-bit encoder
  • Fully compatible with existing Canon HD field lens accessories
UJ90x9B key benefits:
  • 2/3” 4K field lens with 90x zoom and 9-810mm focal length (up to 1620mm with the 2x built-in extender)
  • Achieve stunning 4K resolution from 2/3” 4K cameras that extends right from the centre of the image
  • Retain stunning 4K resolution even with image stabilisation applied
  • Similar size and weight to HD field lenses mean it seamlessly integrates with existing HDTV technical setups and shooting environments.
  • Sustained 4K performance with precise focus and high zoom ratio
  • Cover wide spaces like large sports arenas with a single lens thanks to the wide focal range
  • Full support for virtual systems thanks to the built-in 16-bit encoder
  • Fully compatible with existing Canon HD field lens accessories
The UJ90x9B will be available from December 2015 and UJ86x9.3B from May 2016, in Australia only. Prices will be set at dealer discretion.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/7/2015 6:07:46 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon Develops 250 Megapixel APS-H CMOS Sensor
From Canon:
TOKYO, September 7, 2015 — Canon Inc. announced today that it has developed an APS-H-size (approx. 29.2 x 20.2 mm) CMOS sensor incorporating approximately 250 million pixels (19,580 x 12,600 pixels), the world's highest number of pixels1 for a CMOS sensor smaller than the size of a 35 mm full-frame sensor.
When installed in a camera, the newly developed sensor was able to capture images enabling the distinguishing of lettering on the side of an airplane flying at a distance of approximately 18 km from the shooting location.2
With CMOS sensors, increases in pixel counts result in increased signal volume, which can cause such problems as signal delays and slight discrepancies in timing. The new Canon-developed CMOS sensor, however, despite its exceptionally high pixel count, achieves an ultra-high signal readout speed of 1.25 billion pixels per second, made possible through such advancements as circuit miniaturization and enhanced signal-processing technology. Accordingly, the sensor enables the capture of ultra-high-pixel-count video at a speed of five frames per second. Additionally, despite the exceptionally high pixel count, Canon applied its sensor technologies cultivated over many years to realize an architecture adapted for miniaturized pixels that delivers high-sensitivity, low-noise imaging performance.
Video footage captured by the camera outfitted with the approximately 250-megapixel CMOS sensor achieved a level of resolution that was approximately 125 times that of Full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixels) video and approximately 30 times that of 4K (3,840 x 2,160 pixels) video. The exceptionally high definition made possible by the sensor lets users crop and magnify video images without sacrificing image resolution and clarity.
Canon is considering the application of this technology in specialized surveillance and crime prevention tools, ultra-high-resolution measuring instruments and other industrial equipment, and the field of visual expression.
  1. As of September 7, 2015, based on a Canon survey.
  2. Image capture employed a combination of optical and digital zooming while distinguishing of image content was realized through the magnification of an approximately 1/40,000th-sized area of the captured image.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/7/2015 5:53:50 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Saturday, September 5, 2015
Adorama has a Canon EOS Rebel SL1 DSLR with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM & PIXMA PRO-100 Bundle available for $449.00 with free shipping after $350.00 mail-in rebate. Regularly $999.00.
Bundle Includes
  • Canon EOS Rebel SL1 DSLR Camera
  • Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens
  • Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Inkjet Printer
  • Canon SG-201 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, 13x19", 50 Sheets
  • Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW Shoulder Bag, Slate Gray
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/5/2015 5:24:02 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, September 4, 2015
Adorama has a Canon EOS 6D + PIXMA PRO-100 Printer Bundle available for $1,149.00 with free expedited shipping after $350.00 mail-in rebate.
The components of the kit would cost $1,895.36 if purchased separately (not counting the 1-year Photography Plan membership).
Bundle Includes
  • Canon Canon EOS6D
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Inkjet Printer
  • Canon SG-201 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, 13x19", 50 Sheets
  • 1-Year Adobe Photography Plan and KelbyOne Training Subscription
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/4/2015 12:44:23 PM CT   Posted By: Sean

From Canon USA:
Join Canon Explorer of Light George Lepp as he explores Silver Falls State Park in Oregon with the EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R cameras.
In this episode, he discusses the proper techniques used to capture landscape and panorama images that can then be printed to large prints with tremendous detail.
For the full series and an article about George’s experience with the camera with final images, please visit:
B&H carries the Canon EOS 5Ds and 5Ds R.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/4/2015 12:12:42 PM CT   Posted By: Sean

From the Nikon USA YouTube Channel:
Nikon Ambassador and naturalist Ron Magill shares tips on how to photograph great animal portraits.
B&H carries the Nikon D750, AF-S Nikkor 200-400 f/4G ED VR II, AF-S Nikkor 70-200mm f/4G ED VR & Nikon SB-910 Speedlight.
Post Date: 9/4/2015 10:31:02 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Eyefi mobiPRO 16GB Memory Card
From Eyefi:
Automatic wireless image transfer, organization and backup to both cloud and desktop provides ultimate convenience for vacation, celebration and professional photography.
MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., September 3, 2015 — Eyefi, the global leader in digital photo apps and services, has expanded the appeal of its WiFi SD card offering, with a 16GB edition of its award-winning Mobi Pro product line. Mobi Pro 16GB provides parents, photography enthusiasts, and professional photographers with instant access from any smartphone, tablet or PC to the high quality images they capture using their digital camera. Mobi Pro 16GB includes one year of Eyefi Cloud, providing unlimited storage and synchronization to the cloud. Eyefi Cloud also archives RAW, JPEG and video files to the photographer’s desktop computer. With Mobi Pro photographers can enjoy the ultimate convenience, peace of mind and enjoyment for all of their high-quality images.
"By offering a 16GB version of our award-winning Mobi Pro WiFi SD card with one year of Eyefi Cloud membership, we’re enabling more photographers to benefit from the convenience and power of EyeFi Cloud,” said Laura Torres, VP of product marketing at Eyefi. “Eyefi goes to work the moment an image is captured, automatically creating a consolidated and intelligently organized photo library synced with all devices, securing photos in the cloud, and even archiving them to desktop computers. It’s like having a photo assistant with you on every shot.”
“When I use Eyefi Mobi Pro and Eyefi Cloud I can spend more time behind the camera focusing on what I love most: taking photos,” said Doug Churchill, commercial photographer and documentary filmmaker. “My clients benefit from instant access to their photos and I benefit from peace of mind knowing my work is safe and secure on my camera, my smartphone and my desktop computer.”
The best value WiFi SD card for automatic image transfer – Simple and fast to set up, Mobi Pro provides photographers with unequalled power and flexibility when capturing images.
  • Selective transfer: Gives photographers control over which images to transfer from their camera to their mobile device or computer for editing, sharing and syncing.
  • Wireless RAW & JPEG file transfer: Fast, wireless transfer of both RAW and JPEG images provides photographers the flexibility to integrate Mobi Pro with their preferred tools and workflow. Send JPEG images to your mobile device for instant preview, quick editing and sharing with others. Send RAW files directly to your desktop or laptop computer for post-processing with tools such as Adobe Lightroom.
  • Infrastructure and direct mode network support: Images are securely and automatically transferred whether shooting on location, at home or in a studio. Away from home, Mobi Pro creates its own WiFi hotspot to enable instant transfer. At home, Mobi Pro connects to a local network to instantly transfer images at high speeds.
Eyefi Cloud: The most complete solution for managing all your digital photos – Eyefi Cloud is a complete imaging solution that supports automatic transfer of new images captured using any device: a digital camera equipped with an Eyefi Mobi card, a smartphone camera, or the latest generation of WiFi-enabled digital cameras from GoPro, Olympus and others. Photographers can even upload existing photo collections from their PC or Mac using Eyefi desktop apps. The one-year Eyefi Cloud membership provides access to an unlimited number of photos of at full resolution, including RAW format images. With Eyefi Cloud, photographers benefit from:
  • One unified and intelligently organized photo collection: Original-resolution photos from any source are consolidated into one collection and organized by date and time, and are always available in Eyefi Cloud. In addition, advanced image analysis automatically classifies and indexes images into 10 primary categories and 80 sub-categories to make it easy to find images to enjoy, edit or share.
  • An entire photo library in your pocket: The Eyefi mobile apps work with Eyefi Cloud to render every image synchronized to any mobile device in high resolution, while using a fraction of the memory of the original image. Device-resident images are stored in a local, synchronized database that can be viewed even when the device is off a data network in “airplane mode.” As a result, photographers can enjoy their entire photo collection for viewing, curating, editing and sharing—anytime, anywhere.
  • The best of both worlds—combined cloud and desktop storage: Eyefi gives photographers complete control over how and where they store and archive their photos. Eyefi desktop apps can be configured to automatically archive any new image transferred to Eyefi Cloud from an Eyefi mobile app. Users have control over where their original images are stored: on the WiFi SD card in their camera, on their mobile device, in the cloud and on their desktop, virtually eliminating any possibility of an image being lost or damaged.
Pricing and availability
Mobi Pro 16GB is available worldwide through online and specialty retailers. Priced at $69.99, the card comes with one full year of membership to Eyefi Cloud with unlimited syncing and storage – a $49.99 value.
B&H carries the Eyefi Mobi Pro 16GB SD Memory Card.
Category: Eyefi News
Post Date: 9/4/2015 6:28:47 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
For a limited time, B&H has the Manfrotto Advanced Shoulder Bag VII available for $19.95 with free shipping. Regularly $49.95.
Product Highlights
  • Holds DSLR with Grip, 4 Lenses, Flash
  • Padded Interior Dividers
  • Dual Exterior Side Zip Pockets
  • Front Interior Pocket
  • Three Interior Memory Card Pockets
  • Water-Repellent Materials
  • Detachable Shoulder Strap
  • Removable Rain Cover
Post Date: 9/4/2015 5:30:20 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Thursday, September 3, 2015
Canon EOS 70D DSLR Body
eBay (via RedTagCamera) has the Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera (review) available for $749.95 with free shipping. Compare at $999.00 after $200.00 instant savings.
Note: This is likely a grey market item and therefore technically ineligible for a Canon USA warranty.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/3/2015 2:32:25 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
Lee Filters SW150 Lens Adapter for EF 11-24L
From the LEE Filters Facebook Page:
You've asked, we listened! Announcing the newest addition to our SW150 Filter System... The Canon 11-24mm Adaptor Ring for the Mark II!
*Please note that due to the physical size of this lens, and the extremely wide angle of view, the SW150 filter holder will vignette at the widest angles. To avoid this we recommend using a minimum focal length of 13.5mm when using the filter holder with two filter slots and 12.5mm when using the holder with one filter slot.
B&H carries LEE Filters and accessories, though the product page for the 11-24mm Lens Adapter has not been created yet.
Posted to: Canon News
Category: Lee News
Post Date: 9/3/2015 8:05:16 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Canon EOS 7D Mark II DSLR Camera with EF-S 18-135mm IS STM Lens
The Canon Store has select refurbished DSLR cameras, lenses and flashes on sale for labor day.
Expect like new gear at great prices. Two particularly good deals – the Refurb. EOS 7D Mark II + EF-S 18-135mm IS STM for $1,449.00 and the Refurb. EF 40mm f/2.8 STM for only $99.99.
Refurbished Gear In Stock and on Sale
Refurbished ItemOrig PriceSavingsSale Price
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Body2,239.2040.202,199.00
Canon EOS 7D Mark II + EF-S 18-135 IS STM1,719.20270.201,449.00
Canon EOS 6D Body1,359.20260.201,099.00
Canon EOS 70D + EF-S 18-135mm IS STM1,239.20339.21899.99
Canon EOS 70D + EF-S 18-55mm IS STM1,079.20309.21769.99
Canon EOS 7D Body959.36309.37649.99
Canon EOS 70D Body959.20209.21749.99
Canon EOS Rebel T5i + EF-S 18-135 IS STM799.99200.00599.99
Canon EOS Rebel T5i + EF-S 18-55 IS STM639.99160.00479.99
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 + EF-S 18-55 IS STM559.99210.00349.99
Canon EOS Rebel T5i Body519.9960.00459.99
Canon EOS Rebel SL1439.99110.00329.99
Canon EOS Rebel T5 + EF-S 18-55 IS II439.99190.00249.99
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM187.9958.00129.99
Canon EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III159.9990.0069.99
Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM159.9960.0099.99
Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS559.99210.00349.99
Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS II199.99110.0089.99
Canon Speedlite 430EX II239.9970.00169.99
Canon Speedlite 320EX199.9940.00159.99
Canon Speedlite 270EX II135.9946.0089.99
Canon Speedlite 90EX119.9930.0089.99
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 9/3/2015 7:19:03 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Impact Luxbanx Duo Deep Small Octagonal Softbox (39") available for $129.95 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $309.95.
This modifier comes with a free fabric grid ($69.99 value). You'll need the appropriate speed ring to attach to your flash or strobe.
Product Highlights
  • For Strobe, Fluorescent and LED Lights
  • Compatible with Hot Lights up to 1,000W
  • Textured Silver Interior
  • Removable Inner Baffle, Front Diffuser
  • Fits Speed Rings for Most Popular Brands
  • Optional Fabric Grids
Post Date: 9/3/2015 5:04:30 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Lensbaby Composer Pro with Sweet 35 Optic available for $50.00 off – now only $329.95 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $379.95.
Product Highlights
  • 35mm Selective Focus Optic
  • Enhanced Ball & Socket Selective Focus
  • 12-Blade Diaphragm Adjustable Aperture
  • 4 Multi-Coated Elements in 3 Groups
  • 46mm Front Threads
  • Precise Control for Selective Focus
  • Interchangeable Optics System
  • Manual Focus
  • Pre-Installed Sweet 35 Optic
Post Date: 9/3/2015 4:49:17 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Tamron SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD
Tamron has extended the mail-in rebates that ended August 31 while increasing the rebates on a couple of the lenses and adding the very popular SP 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD to the mix.
The new rebate period is live September 1 through October 31.
Tamron Lens Rebates
ModelRebate Amount
Tamron 16-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens Buy$30.00
Tamron 18-270mm f/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD Lens Buy$50.00
Tamron 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy$200.00
Tamron 28-300mm f/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD Lens Buy$100.00
Tamron 70-200mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Lens Buy$100.00
Tamron 70-300mm f/4-5.6 Di VC USD Lens Buy$100.00
Tamron 150-600mm f/5-6.3 Di VC USD Lens Buy$70.00
Post Date: 9/2/2015 3:17:50 PM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H Photo & Video Superstore
As is normal for this time of year, B&H will be closed several days this month in observance of Labor Day, Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur & Succos. If you need your gear to arrive in a timely manner, be sure to keep the upcoming holiday schedule in mind.
Labor Day Monday, September 7 Open 10AM - 7PM
Rosh Hashana Eve Sunday, September 13 Close at 1PM
Rosh Hashana Monday, September 14 - Tuesday, September 15 Closed
Yom Kippur Eve Tuesday, September 22 Closed
Yom Kippur Wednesday, September 23 Closed
Succos Eve Sunday, September 27 Close at 1PM
Succos Monday, September 28 - Tuesday, October 6 Closed
Category: B&H News
Post Date: 9/2/2015 10:36:18 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
    1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 |    
Canon News, Nikon News Archives
Help  |  © 2015 The Digital Picture, LLC  |  Bryan CarnathanPowered By Christ!