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 Monday, June 6, 2016

 
From Canon Europe:
 
Motorsport photographer Frits van Eldik is one of the world’s best at capturing fast moving subjects. His camera needs to perform just as fast as he does. He shares his thoughts on the EOS-1D X Mark II's ability to capture every single moment.
 
B&H has the Canon EOS 1D X Mark II available for preorder.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 6/6/2016 9:55:49 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Zoom H4n Pro 4-Channel Handy Recorder in stock with free expedited shipping.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Adjustable Stereo X/Y Microphone
  • Can Record 4 Tracks Simultaneously
  • 2 x XLR / 1/4" Combination Input Jacks
  • 3.5mm Line Input with 2.5V Plug-In Power
  • 28 & 48V Phantom Power
  • Record & Play WAV & MP3 Formats
  • AD/DA Conversion up to 24-Bit / 96 kHz
  • Built-In Metronome and Chromatic Tuner
  • 2-In/2-Out Interface via USB
  • Rubberized Body with Locking XLR Jacks
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/6/2016 8:26:14 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
B&H has the Tenba AA-SMP Small Multi Purpose Attache-Style Air Case available for $169.95 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $316.95.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • For Small Photo or Digital Camera Kit
  • 1050D Protek Ballistic Nylon Case
  • Air Channel Plastic on Closed Cell Foam
  • High-impact Styrene Rim
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/6/2016 7:55:39 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
Image quality results from the Canon EOS 5Ds R have been added to the Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens Review.
 
I'll get your comparisons started.
 
B&H has the Canon EF 100mm f/2 USM Lens in stock.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 6/6/2016 7:28:08 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
B&H has the Axler 30" Pro Camera Slider with Flywheel available for $449.99 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $599.99.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Supports up to 50 lb
  • Belt-Drive System with Weighted Flywheel
  • Flywheel Handle for Hand-Driven Motion
  • Enables Smooth and Precise Slides
  • Lightweight Carbon-Fiber Rails
  • Angle-Adjustable Legs
  • Height-Adjustable Rubber Feet
  • Carry Case Included
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/6/2016 5:48:26 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
According to the Egami Blog, Canon has filed an optical formula patent for an EF 1000mm f/5.6 DO lens.
 
Incorporating diffractive optics into a 1000mm lens sounds like a match made in heaven. The patent details mention Tokyo's Oympic Games in 2020 which seems to indicate Canon's anticipated launch window for the lens.
 
Patent Details
 
  • Patent Publication No. 2016-102852
  • Published 2016.6.2
  • Filing date 2014.11.27
  • Zoom ratio 1.00
  • Focal length 950.00
  • F-number 5.80
  • Angle of view 1.30
  • Image height 21.64
  • Overall length of the lens 485.94
  • BF 0.40
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 6/6/2016 5:24:26 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
For a limited time, B&H has the Vello FreeWave Stryker Lightning & Motion Trigger Kit available for $59.95 with free shipping. Regularly $99.95.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • Detects Lightning and IR Heat Motion
  • 0.1 ms Post-Detection Triggering
  • Compact, Lightweight
  • Passive Infrared Sensor
  • Optional Cables for Most Other Brands
  • 94 x 82° Field of View
  • Motion Range: 16.4'
  • Locking Cold Shoe or 1/4"-20 Stand Moun
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/6/2016 5:04:09 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Sunday, June 5, 2016
Hot Deal: Use coupon code BHOPTIC16 at B&H to get the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Wireless Professional Inkjet Photo Printer for $49.00 with free shipping after $250.00 mail-in rebate. Regularly $349.00.
 
Product Highlights
 
  • 4800 x 2400 dpi
  • Print 8 x 10" in 51 Seconds
  • Wi-Fi, Ethernet, AirPrint, PictBridge
  • Print Sizes up to 13 x 19"
  • 8 Ink Cartridges Including 3 Monochrome
  • CD, DVD, Blu-ray Printing
  • Print Studio Pro for Photoshop, DPP
Note: The printer comes bundled with Canon Photo Paper which qualifies it for the $250.00 rebate. The retail price of the printer will drop to $299.00 with the promo code applied, making the final purchase total only $49.00 after rebate.
 
Update: The deal has expired.
For a limited time, use promo code BHOPTIC16 at B&H to get a 1-Year Subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud Photography Plan for $99.88. Regularly $119.88.
 
That works out to roughly $8.33 per month for Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC. For what it's worth, I consider the Creative Cloud Photography Plan to be the best $10.00 investment I make each month. [Sean]
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/5/2016 6:42:50 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Friday, June 3, 2016
eBay (via allnewshop) has the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Lens for only $1,599.00 with free shipping. Compare at $1,949.00 after $150.00 instant savings.
 
This is a great price on an incredibly useful lens.
 
Note: This is likely a grey market item and therefore technically ineligible for a Canon USA warranty. (thanks Andre)
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 6/3/2016 8:36:01 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
While providing a review of the Transcend CFast 2.0 Memory Card, I share my memory card selection thought process. The RCSP acronym is what you need to consider.
 
B&H has the Transcend CFast 2.0 Memory Card in stock.
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/3/2016 7:40:43 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, June 2, 2016
Today only or while supplies last: B&H has the Rokinon 12mm f/2.8 ED AS IF NCS UMC Fisheye Lens in Canon, Nikon and Sony (A and E) mounts for only $369.00 with free shipping (Orig $499.00).
 
Product Highlights
 
  • EF Mount/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/2.8 to f/22
  • Three Extra Low Dispersion Elements
  • Two Aspherical Elements
  • Nano Crystal and UMC Lens Coating
  • Manual Focus & Manual Aperture Lens
  • 180° Angle of View
  • Minimum Focus Distance: 7.9"
  • Included Petal-Shaped Lens Hood
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/2/2016 10:09:13 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
Through June 21, B&H has the Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Sports Lens (review) available for $1,799.00 with free expedited shipping. Regularly $1,999.00.
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/2/2016 8:21:52 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
From Tamron:
 
Notice about compatibility between Canon EOS-1D X Mark II and Tamron lens products (about functions on Lens aberration correction)
 
When using a Tamron lens with the newly released Canon EOS-1D X Mark II camera, please turn OFF the “Lens aberration correction” function included in the camera’s menu prior to use.
 

A notice regarding compatibility issue with the EOS-1D X Mark II and availability of firmware update service (about AF functions on Live View mode)
 
We wish to notify you that the AF functions of the following interchangeable lenses for Canon, which have been produced before May 11th, 2015 and have not had firmware updates installed by Tamron, do not function in Live View mode when used on the EOS-1D X Mark II which went on sale on April 28th, 2016 in Japan.
 
*Please see the below links for the previous firmware update service announcements regarding the EOS Rebel T6s/EOS 760D (EOS 8000D) / the EOS Rebel T6i/ EOS 750D (EOS Kiss X8i), the EOS 5Ds / the EOS 5DsR, the EOS 80D, and the firmware update service for SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011) for panning shot.
 
We sincerely apologize to all users and potential purchasers for any inconvenience the issue may cause.
 
Affected models
 
Interchangeable lenses for Canon which have been produced before May 11th
 
  • SP 15-30mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012)
  • SP 70-200mm F/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A009)
  • SP 150-600mm F/5-6.3 Di VC USD (Model A011)
  • SP 90mm F/2.8 Di MACRO 1:1 VC USD (Model F004)
  • 28-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di VC PZD (Model A010)
  • 16-300mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II VC PZD MACRO (Model B016)
Firmware update will not be required for those lenses produced after May 11st, 2015 (serial numbers).
 
Please check the serial number from the links below.
 
For those who require firmware update service, please contact your local Tamron distributor for more details.
 

Firmware update service is now available for SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (F012) and SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (F013)
 
Dear users and potential purchasers of Tamron interchangeable lenses.
 
Thank you for using Tamron products.
 
We wish to notify you that we will perform updating of the firmware for our SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) and SP 45mm F/1.8Di VC USD (Model F013) lens products.
 
Affected models
 
  • SP 35mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F012) for Nikon, Canon
  • SP 45mm F/1.8 Di VC USD (Model F013) for Nikon, Canon
Serial numbers
 
Firmware update will not be required for those serial numbers. Please check the serial numbers from the link here.
 
Firmware Update Improvements
 
  1. You will now be able to use TAP-in Console (optional and sold separately) with the lens products above. (for Nikon and Canon)
  2. Corrected the issue of exposure becoming unstable under certain conditions when using these lenses with either the Canon EOS-1D X Mark II or EOS 80D. (for Canon)
How to update the firmware
 
For those who require firmware update service, please contact your local Tamron distributor for more details.
Posted to: Canon News,
Post Date: 6/2/2016 6:49:03 AM CT   Posted By: Sean
 Wednesday, June 1, 2016
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