Posts Tagged ‘canon’

Photographer Creates a Digital Back for His Leica M4 Using a Canon Rebel Sensor

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Want to shoot digital photos with a Leica rangefinder without having to buy an expensive digital Leica M? You can do so by creating a digital back for a film Leica M.

That’s what Eugene Zaikonnikov did over the course of a year, creating a digital back for his Leica M4 with the sensor from a Canon 350D DSLR.
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Yongnuo Expanding into Lenses, Shows Off a Canon 50mm f/1.4 Clone

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Yongnuo is a Chinese company that’s known for making cheaper third-party alternatives to pricier camera gear. While they’ve focused on lighting equipment and various accessories up to this point, the company is now branching into a bigger and better market: lenses.

The first product announced is the Yongnuo 50mm f/1.4 (shown above). If you mistook it for the Canon 50mm f/1.4, you’re not alone.
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Review: Can Canon’s PowerShot G7 X Beat Out Sony’s RX100 Series?

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Canon perceived premium compact users to want a bright powerful zoom lens with relatively large sensor and a viewfinder in the PowerShot G1X Mk II and G16, but Sony proved astutely there was a huge demand for a quality compact that could slip into a pocket.

When Canon was busy building old-school destroyers, Sony designed a sleek modern frigate in the form of the RX100 with a 1” sensor. It took Canon two years to respond, but they finally launched a compact with but one purpose – to regain the throne of best compact from Sony. Read more…

Canon Working On New PowerShot Compact with Large Image Sensor and High-Magnification Lens

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It took a minute, but it seems Canon has finally started to take Sony and Panasonic’s compact camera game seriously. The G7 X — basically a cheaper Sony RX100 Mark III with better zoom but no EVF — proved this already, and more evidence is piling up thanks to a Canon Hong Kong press release that hints at a potential RX10 competitor. Read more…

To the Ends of the Earth: Canon Knocks It Out of the Park with Inspirational New Ad

Canon Australia has released a new commercial, titled To the Ends of the Earth, and it’s just plain awesome. In it, Canon Master Krystle Wright is shown doing what she does best: pursuing adventure one step at a time, almost always with a camera in hand.

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DIY: How to Turn Your Canon T2i Into a Full-Fledged Infrared Camera

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“Until the 20th century, ‘reality’ was everything humans could touch, smell, see and hear. Since the initial publication of the chartered electromagnetic spectrum… humans have learned that what they can touch, smell, see and hear is less than one millionth of reality.” Read more…

Old, Inexpensive, and Tack-Sharp: Canon’s Best Lenses You Don’t Know About

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These days, it seems that if you want to get a nice sharp lens, you have to spend $1000 on a piece of L glass. Aside from the nifty fifty’s of the world, there are very few lenses that deliver quality results at a low price. But if you look harder, there are actually a few old lenses that still offer amazing quality for extremely low price. How is that possible? Well, it is. Keep reading to learn how.

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10 Wedding Photos by Australia’s Best Professional Photographer

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As of this last Monday, photographer James Simmons can officially call himself Australia’s best professional photographer. A wedding photographer by trade, he’s joined distinguished ranks as this year’s Canon AIPP Australian Professional Photographer of the Year and earned himself some viral fame in the process. Read more…

Rumor: Canon to Release 46MP Pro DSLR Next Month

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Talk of Canon dropping a bomb on the megapixel war with a high-MP DSLR is nothing new, but several rumor sites are now reporting on the possibility of a 46MP pro Canon DSLR next month at PhotoPlus in New York City. Take THAT Nikon and your measly 36 megapixels. Read more…

The Canon M4 D Mark II: A Tactical Assault Camera That Isn’t Good for Street Photography

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Say hello to the Canon M4 D Mark II, the assault camera that shoots 10 shots per second and is equipped with a 100-400mm scope. The barrel is able to extend and retract, and offers stabilization features while in use.

This funny little arrangement was created by French photography studio KOEphotography and shared on its Facebook page.
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