Sony continues to act like a young startup in the digital imaging world. More often than not, Sony is hitting the nail on the head with its new cameras. The A7 Series is proof positive that Sony is doing it right. [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…]
Canon has just announced a multi-purpose, full frame video camera with ISO sensitivity over 4,000,000 and an EF lens mount. It is intended for nighttime surveillance and security, cinematic production, reality television and nature/wildlife documentaries. [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…]
Not quite a Christmas Miracle, but it’s about as close as Canon users are going to get today…
Canon Inc.’s senior exec Maeda Masaya confirms again that Canon is working on a new high resolution camera that will maintain per pixel quality while increasing the resolution. He says this camera is coming soon. [Read more…]
Canon has crossed the 100 million unit mark on EF lens produced since it first launched the Canon EOS-series of SLR cameras in 1987. The milestone was reached with production on April 22, 2014 of the Company’s 100-millionth EF-series interchangeable lens for EOS cameras*-an EF 200-400mm f/4L IS USM Extender 1.4X.
This comes less than a year after Canon announced production totals of 90 million EF lenses in May 2013. The company has been producing lenses at a pace of a little more than 10 million lenses per year since 2008. [Read more…]
This is a question that comes up quite often, so I am providing a brief explanation to answer it for those users new to the Canon DSLR system. [Read more…]