Tagged with canon - Personal View Talks http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussions/tagged/canon/feed.rss Wed, 20 Jun 18 22:46:49 -0600 Tagged with canon - Personal View Talks en-CA Canon 5D Mark IV official topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/13148/canon-5d-mark-iv-official-topic Tue, 09 Jun 2015 12:58:59 -0600 Alexauwa 13148@/talks/discussions image

Specifications

  • 30.4Mp CMOS FF sensor
  • Dual AF capability
  • 61 AF points
  • 150,000-pixel RGB + IR photometry sensor
  • 4kp30, 4kp24 500mbit MJPEG mode, 4:2:2 recording
  • 1080p60, 720p120 video H.264
  • Image processing engine DIGIC6 +
  • LCD 3.2" 1.62Mdots, touch screen
  • 100% FOV viewfinder, 0.71x magnification
  • 7 fps serial shooting
  • 15 million actuations shutter life
  • Wi-Fi (only old n standard), GPS, NFC
  • Mirror vibration control system
  • SD and CompactFlash slots
  • Special RAW mode preserving all Dual Pixel info
  • USB 3.0
  • HDMI output
  • Dust and water protected
  • 150.7mm x 116.4mm x 75.9mm
  • 890g with battery
  • $3499 US, €3,699 in Europe, $4299 CAD in Canada, shipping at October 1st
  • Preorder at http://www.adorama.com/ica5dm4.html
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70-300mm F4-5.6 IS II USM Canon lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15709/70-300mm-f4-5.6-is-ii-usm-canon-lens Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:17:33 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15709@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 17 lenses in 12 groups, one UD lens
  • 9 circular aperture blades
  • 1.2m minimum focusing distance
  • 0.25x times magnification
  • 4 stops IS
  • 67mm filter
  • 80mm × 145.5mm size
  • 710g
  • Nano USM drive
  • Full-time manual focus
  • $550 price
  • Available at http://www.adorama.com/ca70300is2.html
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90mm F2.8 L TS-E Canon Lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17510/90mm-f2.8-l-ts-e-canon-lens Sun, 13 Aug 2017 03:30:35 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17510@/talks/discussions image

  • 9 lenses in 9 groups (UD lens 1 piece)
  • ASC, fluorine coating
  • 9 diaphragm blades
  • Min focus distance - 39 cm
  • 77mm filters
  • 86.9 × 116.5mm
  • 915g
  • Available for $2199
  • Preorders

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Canon 1300D or T6 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14763/canon-1300d-or-t6- Thu, 10 Mar 2016 07:33:59 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14763@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 18Mp Canon CMOS APS-C image sensor
  • Very old DIGIC 4+ Image Processor
  • ISO 100–6400
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC
  • old 9‐point AF system (including one center cross‐type AF point)
  • Cheap Optical Viewfinder
  • Old 3.0-inch LCD monitor with 920,000 dots for easy viewing and reviewing.
  • 1080p60 shooting with usual Canon quality
  • 485 g
  • 129 x 101 x 78mm


$499 kit at http://www.amazon.com/Canon-EOS-Rebel-Digital-Camera/dp/B01CO2JPYS


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85mm F1.4 L Canon EF IS USM Lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17504/85mm-f1.4-l-canon-ef-is-usm-lens Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:33:48 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17504@/talks/discussions image

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11-22mm Canon M lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/7176/11-22mm-canon-m-lens Thu, 06 Jun 2013 01:29:22 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 7176@/talks/discussions image

Specifications:

  • Focal length - 11-22mm
  • Maximum aperture F4-5.6
  • Minimum aperture F22-35
  • 12 elements in 9 groups
  • 7 diaphragm blades
  • Minimum focus 0.15m
  • Maximum magnification - 0.30x
  • Image stabilization
  • Filter thread - 55mm
  • Weight - 220g
  • Price - around 399 EUR

More info:

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16 different lenses - same target. Which look do you prefer? http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/2129/16-different-lenses-same-target.-which-look-do-you-prefer Sat, 28 Jan 2012 09:56:25 -0700 oscillian 2129@/talks/discussions I didn't find a topic that suited my little test, so here we go: 16 lenses shooting the same backlit subject, moving the camera to different spot to match field of view, thereby creating different spacial compression. Camera set to aperture priority. All lenses were wide open, except for the Hexanon 40 at 1.8 and 2.8 (beautiful pancake lens). Check for bokeh, colour, flaring and sharpness (yes, the 12mm 1.6 is in focus). I was surprised the Canon nFD 35 2.0 flared so much compared to the 50s. Anyone has had the same behaviour?

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Canon EOS 80D topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14589/canon-eos-80d-topic Tue, 16 Feb 2016 02:08:19 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14589@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 24.2mp APS-C sensor
  • Dual Pixel AF
  • very old DIGIC6 LSI
  • 7560 pixel RGB + IR exposure sensor
  • 7fps Shooting in live view (77 JPEG or 20 raw in series)
  • 45 AF all crosstype points, 27 work at F8
  • Anti-Flicker
  • 100% Viewfinder
  • 30-1/8000 sec shutter (100k life). Flash synchro at 1/250 sec.
  • 3″ 1.04Mdot Vari-Angle LCD with touchscreen
  • Electronic Level
  • 1080p60 video only
  • Time-Lapse
  • HDR movie mode
  • Wi-Fi and NFC, allows remote shooting via smartphone
  • USB, HDMI, microphone, headphone, remote control connectors
  • 139.0 x 105.2 x 78.5mm
  • 730g or 650g body only without battery
  • $1199 body - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BUYK04A/
  • 18-55mm kit - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BUYJXMA/
  • 18-135mm USM kit - http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01BUYJX6G/

Hands-ons

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Canon 5Ds and 5Ds R, Full Frame with 50mp sensor http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/12275/canon-5ds-and-5ds-r-full-frame-with-50mp-sensor Fri, 30 Jan 2015 01:58:24 -0700 paglez 12275@/talks/discussions image

  • 50.6MP full-size CMOS sensor (total - 53Mp)
  • 5fps burst shooting
  • Only 1080p30 video
  • 5DS R has no low-pass filter
  • 3.2″ 1.04mdot LCD
  • Magnesium alloy body, Dust and water sealed
  • 100% field of view optical viewfinder, magnification 0.71x, the eye point 21 mm
  • Dual processor DIGIC6
  • Regular sensitivity ISO100-6400
  • Continuous shooting 5 frames / sec.
  • High precision 61-point AF
  • EOS iTR AF
  • 150,000 pixel RGB + IR photometry sensor
  • Added “fine detail” to the Picture Style
  • 1.3x and 1.6x crop shooting mode
  • Customizable “Quick Control Screen”
  • Time-lapse movie
  • Anti-flicker
  • Interval Timer
  • Bulb timer
  • Mini HDMI output
  • CF (UDMA7) and SD / SDHC / SDXC (UHS-I) slots
  • Stills raw modes - RAW (50MP), M-RAW (28MP), S-RAW (12.4MP)
  • External microphone input (without headphone output)
  • 152 x 116.4 x 76.4mm
  • 930g (with battery). 845g (body only)
  • http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00T3ERPT8/

Previews and such

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18-150 F3.5-6.3 IS STM Canon lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15710/18-150-f3.5-6.3-is-stm-canon-lens Mon, 12 Sep 2016 20:20:06 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15710@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 17 lenses in 13 groups, one UD lens, 2 aspherical lenses
  • 7 circular aperture blades
  • Minimum focusing distance - 0.25m to 0.45m
  • 4 stops IS
  • 55mm filter
  • 60.9 × 86.5mm size
  • 300g
  • Comes with hood
  • Stepping motor made for video
  • Full-time manual focus
  • $499 price
  • Silver available at http://www.adorama.com/ca18150s.html
  • Black available at http://www.adorama.com/ca18150.html
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50mm F1.2 Samyang XP Lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/19039/50mm-f1.2-samyang-xp-lens Sun, 18 Feb 2018 14:58:21 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 19039@/talks/discussions image

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Canon EOS M and M2 Mirroless topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/3986/-canon-eos-m-and-m2-mirroless-topic Fri, 20 Jul 2012 04:44:48 -0600 LongJohnSilver 3986@/talks/discussions Entry level Canon mirrorless camera.

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Four versions. But single, proper one, color - pink, still absent.

New lens as well... the EF-M 22mm f/2 STM pancake lens!


Specifications:

  • APS-C Sensor
  • 18Mp sensor with ISO 100-12800 range
  • Two kit options, with 22mm lens and with usual cheap 18-55mm zoom
  • DIGIC V+
  • 3″ Touchscreen, about 1.04million pixels
  • Phase & Contrast AF (ala T4i, in other words, not very good)
  • 1920×1080 Video 30p/25p/24p (ouch!) H.264
  • 1280×720 Video 60p/50p H.264
  • SD Card, of course
  • Adaptor to attach (completely unsuitable) EF lenses
  • Size is 66.5mm (width) x 108.6mm (height) x 32.3mm (depth)
  • Body only weight - 262g, add battery and it'll be 298g, not very light

Previews and reviews:


Samples:


Available:

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Panasonic DVX200 - costly fixed lens 4K camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/12574/panasonic-dvx200-costly-fixed-lens-4k-camera Thu, 12 Mar 2015 06:22:22 -0600 IronFilm 12574@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 4/3” MOS sensor
  • Fixed 13x zoom, 28mm-365.3mm, F2.8-F4.5
  • V-Log
  • 1080p120
  • 4Kp60
  • H.264 encoder

Not too long after the HDSLR revolution started, the companies started bringing out accessibly priced large sensor video cameras with interchangeable lenses. Such as the AF100, then later the FS100, then a bit later the C100.

Since then the C100 has been replaced with the (very disappointingly small update) C100mk2, the FS100's big brother the FS700 has been "replaced" (unofficially) with the FS7 (so surely the FS1 or FS200 is coming along next? Perhaps a topic for another thread...). Thus where is the AF200? One which has been waiting for an update for years and years longer than any of the others (and no, the AF100A hardly counts! Though I guess that is what Canon did with their "C100mk2"....).

Perhaps with the success of the GH4 (surely the most successful of the entire GH line so far), and the mainstreaming of 4K, those two factors will be sufficient to propel Panasonic to update the ageing AF100??

On a somewhat related point, how relevant is the AF100 still in 2015 and beyond? Some would think it still is: http://www.anycamerawilldo.com/old-but-not-out/

Am somewhat considering an AF100 myself, as planning on doing the next upcoming wedding season with one GH4 body and perhaps five or so GH1 bodies (maybe swapping out one GH1 for a GH2 with a monitor instead, for my second shooter to use). Thus I'll have a GH4 for single camera shoots (corporate ads / music videos / etc) and I'll have a heap of GH1 bodies to cheaply (only US$150 each!) cover the multiple angles needed for filming live events such as weddings. And I should be able to easily edit between them (making life an awful lot easier for me than this wedding season when I used: Nikon D5200 / Sony A5100 / Panasonic GH1 / G3 / GF3 / BMPCC).

However, half considering if it is worthwhile getting an AF100 as well if I see one cheap enough (say perhaps getting close to US$1,000-ish). As for appearances sake it could be reassuring for clients/brides to see my show up with an AF100, and not just a bunch of tiny GH1 bodies. Additionally I could have it handle some of the sound needs with its XLR inputs (additional to my usage of a Tascam DR-60D). And it is a camera which should cut in fairly easily enough with the bulk of the GH1 footage I'd hope?

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Canon Powershot G7X Mark II topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14574/canon-powershot-g7x-mark-ii-topic Sat, 13 Feb 2016 06:47:50 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14574@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 1" 20MP CMOS sensor
  • 24-100mm F1.8-2.8 lens with 9 aperture blades
  • DIGIC 7 LSI
  • Image Stabilizer
  • Control ring
  • up to 8 frames/sec in raw
  • 3.0" 1.04mdot tilting LCD screen with touch
  • 1080p60 only video
  • Time-lapse movie
  • Wi-Fi/ NFC
  • $699 at http://www.amazon.com/dp/B01BV14OXA/

Hands-ons

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Canon EOS C300 MK II http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/12755/canon-eos-c300-mk-ii Tue, 07 Apr 2015 23:31:04 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 12755@/talks/discussions image

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Canon has unveiled the EOS C300 Mark II, a new 4K Digital Cinema Camera allowing filmmakers and broadcast producers to realise their creative vision in stunning cinematic detail.

Building on the unprecedented success of the acclaimed EOS C300, the more rugged EOS C300 Mark II features an advanced imaging engine with Dual DIGIC DV5 processors, new professional codecs and outstanding dynamic range, making it the most capable, flexible and accessible Cinema EOS video camera to date.

SUPREME 4K IMAGE QUALITY AND VERSATILITY

With the ability to record 10-bit 4:2:2 files internally at up to 410Mbps in 4K, or 10/12-bit 4:4:4 files in 2K/Full HD, with up to 15 stops of dynamic range, the EOS C300 Mark II provides footage suitable for extensive post-production work, producing crisper images across the full colour spectrum with reduced “colour bleed”. The camera offers professional filmmakers and broadcasters alike the very best image quality, recording 4K in both broadcast (3840 x 2160) and DCI cinematic (4096 x 2160) resolutions.

The EOS C300 Mark II can record high bitrate 4K files internally to dual CFast 2.0™* media, while simultaneously recording 4K RAW files to an external recorder, offering the flexibility and universal appeal for production at the highest quality available today. Additionally, the ability to record 2K/Full HD Proxy files to an internal SD card, at the same time, further streamlines the production workflow process.

The EOS C300 Mark II features an all-new Super35mm CMOS sensor, designed by Canon, with a stunning ISO range of up to ISO 102,400. The new Canon-designed Super 35mm CMOS sensor and an increased ISO range up to ISO 102,400 deliver exceptional low light performance, allowing operators to capture low-noise footage across a variety of challenging environments without compromising on image quality.

To meet the requirements of a diverse range of shooting applications and lighting situations, the EOS C300 Mark II offers both full manual control, ideal for cinematic environments, as well as a variety of automatic modes. These include enhanced Dual Pixel CMOS AF (now covering approximately 80% vertical x 80% horizontal of the image display), Auto White Balance and Face Detection AF, all of which make it easier than ever before for independent news gatherers and documentary filmmakers to shoot on the go without having to worry about settings.

INSTANT INTEGRATION INTO PROFESSIONAL WORKFLOWS

Canon’s new range of XF-AVC H.264 codecs, designed to be compatible with industry standard Non-Linear Edit systems, makes integrating both 4K and 2K/Full HD footage into workflows effortless, while maintaining the highest image quality. The range features XF-AVC intra for 4K, and XF-AVC Long GOP and Proxy options for 2K/Full HD recording, both of which utilise H.264 codec, offering post production flexibility and ease of use. Filmmakers can select the resolution and codec type that best suits their production, with the EOS C300 Mark II capable of shooting at up to 30P in 4K or up to 120P in 2K/Full HD.

The EOS C300 Mark II offers support for a wide range of colour space options, including BT.2020, the Canon Cinema Gamut and DCI-P3. The camera is also the first Cinema EOS model to feature brand new Canon Log2 technology, which enables the 15-stops of dynamic range, significantly wider than previous Cinema EOS cameras. The camera offers new versatility for sound recording too, supporting 4-channel audio recording in 16- or 24-bit and 48 kHz

DESIGNED FOR VERSATILITY

The EOS C300 Mark II boasts the iconic Cinema EOS design DNA – a modular body that can be adapted to suit the needs of each shooter and filming situation, through the extensive range of compatible accessories. Internally, the EOS C300 Mark II also includes built-in electronically controlled glass ND (neutral density) filters, which reduces the amount of light reaching the sensor by up to 10 stops in expansion mode. Compatibility with the RC-V100 remote control and optional Wi-Fi control also enables ease of use in a wider range of locations.

A new modular body allows users to connect the EOS C300 Mark II to a host of professional accessories.
The camera’s sensor read-out speed is now twice as fast as the original EOS C300, and further reduces rolling shutter distortion, allowing for crisp image capture in a moving environment, making it perfectly suited for capturing action sequences.

Leveraging Canon’s rich heritage in lens design, the EOS C300 Mark II is compatible with more than 90 current EF and EF Cinema lenses allowing operators to use their existing EF mount lenses. In addition, the EOS C300 Mark II comes equipped with Canon Cine servo zoom lens support, delivering one of the most comprehensive selections of lens possibilities for movie and broadcast production available in the market today. For further flexibility, shooters can opt to change the lens mount from the default EF Mount, to EF Mount with Cinema Lock, or to the industry standard PL mount, as a service option.**

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50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 CINE-SERVO Canon zoom, small lens below $100000 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/11575/50-1000mm-t5.0-8.9-cine-servo-canon-zoom-small-lens-below-100000 Fri, 17 Oct 2014 01:52:36 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 11575@/talks/discussions image

With the increasing use of large-format single-sensor 4K cameras for field productions like sports and nature documentaries, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has introduced the new ultra-telephoto CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens. With the world's longest focal length (75-1500mm with its built-in 1.5x extender) and highest (20x) magnification among Super 35mm zoom lensesi, the new CINE-SERVO zoom lens offers cinematographers new possibilities for shooting scenes in HD, 2K and 4K on single-sensor cameras. The new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm zoom lens is an ultra-telephoto lens with superb 4K optical performance and a removable Digital Drive unit to accommodate either broadcast or cinema-style production.

"The use of large-sensor 4K cameras is rapidly spreading beyond motion pictures and episodic television, into many new types of productions such as broadcast sports and nature documentaries," said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. "We are proud to deliver a lens with the advanced 4K optical performance, impressive focal range and operational versatility required to serve the creative needs of today's growing community of 4K and UHD image makers."

Available in either EF- or PL-mount, the new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens leverages Canon's decades of expertise in optical design, computer simulation, and advanced glass materials to achieve a balance of ultra-telephoto 4K optical performance and image brightness with a compact form factor of only 15.9 inches in length (PL version) and a weight of just 14.6 pounds. This combination of advantages provides outstanding aberration correction and high image quality extending from the center of the image to all edges. For professional users, this lens enables close-up 4K imaging of wildlife subjects or athletes while maintaining the physical distances necessary in such shooting situations.

Ruggedly built, the durable new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens features a removable Digital Drive unit for traditional EFP-style (electronic field production) operation with a convenient zoom/rocker switch, programmable zoom and focus settings, and data connections for use with broadcast-type field/studio servo-demand controls for zoom and focus. Removal of the drive unit enables Cinema-style operation of the CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm lens, including clearly engraved barrel markings, an 11-blade iris to help achieve smooth "bokeh," and compatibility with lens-support rods, matte boxes, and other cinema accessories.

Lens-Camera Communication

The new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens is compliant with industry-standard camera-to-lens communication protocols to help ensure compatibility and maximum performance with multiple brands and models of 4K, UHD and HD cameras. These standards include 12-pin serial communication (common to major broadcast camera brands), Cooke's /i Technology and Canon EOS-LENS data communication technology (employed by the EOS C500, EOS-1D C, EOS C300 and EOS C100 Cinema cameras). In the case of the Canon Cinema EOS system, precise lens data - including aperture setting - is displayed in the EOS camera's viewfinder, as well as recorded in the video file as metadata along with the model name of the lens and the given focal-length setting.

Broadcast-Style Operation

The new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens integrates advanced broadcast-style operability features that Canon developed as a leading maker of HDTV lenses for major sports coverage, wildlife photography, and ENG (Electronic News Gathering). These features include servo control of focus, zoom, and iris settings via the lens' removable Digital Drive unit. Ergonomically designed for operator comfort, the unit integrates a high-precision, high-resolution 16-bit microprocessor encoder linked to a convenient zoom/rocker switch that provides immediate start-up. This encoder enables camera operators to smoothly zoom at a variety of speeds, from a very fast 1.5 seconds to a very slow 180 seconds from full-wide to full-telephoto. Additionally, the encoder is capable of transmitting accurate analog and serial data for zoom, focus and iris settings through the Drive unit's 20-pin connector, allowing for this lens to be incorporated into most existing virtual imaging systems.

Operators can also manually control focus and iris settings from the drive unit or use it to program focus, zoom position/speed, and iris settings if desired, allowing for precise, repeatable lens operation. A small LCD display on the drive unit displays current settings for operators. Focus can also be adjusted manually by rotating a knurled rubber collar on the lens. Combining both broadcast operability and the accuracy required by cinematographers, the lens features a 180-degree focus rotation angle. With environmental-performance capabilities that stand up to typically unforgiving broadcast sports and wildlife shooting environments, the lens employs a tough, optimal chassis structure, and is weather and shock resistant. In addition to its three 20-pin connectors, the drive unit also has a broadcast-standard 12-pin power connection for remote-control operation. The lens also utilizes 700mA of power.

Cinema-Style Operation

With its Digital Drive unit/hand grip removed, the new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-telephoto Zoom lens provides digital filmmakers with the advantages of its industry-leading 1500mm focal length (with 1.5x extender) and 4K optical performance. Facilitating cinema-style use, lens-barrel markings are clearly engraved in both feet and meters on both sides of the barrel, and focus indicators on the front side of the lens are marked on an inclined surface to make them easy to see from the back of the camera. Additionally, luminous paint is used for the scale display on one side of the barrel to help make the markings visually identifiable in the dark. Both 0.8 type and 0.5 type gear module focus accessories can be used, and gear positions support the use of a follow focus and all other standard electronic accessories. With a 31.4mm image circle, this lens will cover industry standard Super-35mm format sensors.

A red alumite identity color is used for the lens' mount area to indicate conformance with Canon Cinema EOS optical technology's many outstanding features such as support for EOS-LENS data communication. A structure enabling the lens' EF mount to be replaced with a PL mount, or vice versa (electrical system included), is also incorporated. This conversion upgrade can be provided at authorized Canon service centers. The EF and PL versions of the lens are designated CN20x50 IAS H/E1 and CN20x50 IAS H/P1, respectively.

The new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens joins Canon's CINE-SERVO 17-120mm T2.95 lens, CN-E15.5-47mm T2.8 L and CN-E30-105mm T2.8 L Compact Cinema Zoom lenses, CN-E30-300mm T2.95-3.7 L and CN-E14.5-60mm T2.6 L full-size Cinema zooms, and six Cinema prime lenses as a comprehensive Canon family of professional lenses designed to meet a wide variety of 4K single-sensor Super35mm digital production needs. Canon is a leading global lens brand serving photographers, sports producers, broadcasters, and theatrical filmmakers. Earlier this year, the Company celebrated a milestone having produced its 100 millionth EF lens*.

Pricing and Availability

The new Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-telephoto Zoom lens is expected to be available in the first quarter of 2015 for a suggested list price of $78,000. For more information about this new lens, please visit the Canon U.S.A. website at:

http://usa.canon.com/cusa/professional/products/lenses/cinema_lenses/.

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/14448/canon-eos-1d-x-mark-ii-topic Sun, 17 Jan 2016 16:59:14 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 14448@/talks/discussions image

Specifications

  • 20.2MP CMOS Dual pixel FF sensor
  • Dual Digic 6+ LSI
  • 14bit AD
  • Improved dynamic range
  • 3.2" 1.6Mdots LCD with touchscreen
  • 61-point AF system all working at F8, with 41-point cross-type sensors.
  • New mirror system allows to do high-speed continuous shooting
  • 4K 60fps video with cedord to ultra fast CFast 2.0 cards.
  • Very good smooth AF in video
  • 16fps shooting
  • GPS
  • USB3.0
  • HDMI
  • Mike In, Headphone Out
  • Dust and water protected
  • 158mm x 167.6mm x 82.6mm
  • 1340g
  • $5999 price
  • Official in February 2016
  • Available at http://www.amazon.com/Canon-EOS-1D-Mark-Digital-Camera/dp/B01B6OTTIM/
  • Shipping start at April 2016
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Canon 6D FF DSLR topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4581/canon-6d-ff-dslr-topic Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:48:44 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 4581@/talks/discussions image


Specifications:

  • 20.2mp full frame sensor
  • 4.5fps serial shooting
  • ISO Range 100-25600 (plus 50, 51200, 102400)
  • DIGIC5+ LSI
  • Weathersealed (Splash and dust resistant)
  • Build in Wi-fi
  • Build in GPS
  • 11 AF Points, only one cross.
  • 3.2″ LCD 1,02M dots
  • VF - pentaprism with 97 % coverage
  • Shutter spped - up to 1/8000 sec
  • Full HD video, 30p maximum
  • 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
  • Intraframe or interframe (ala 5D MkII)
  • USB 2.0
  • Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery
  • 770 g
  • 145 x 111 x 71 mm
  • Will be in stores at december 2012
  • $2100 body price

Reviews and previews:


Available for preorder at:


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50mm F2.8 L TS-E Canon lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17604/50mm-f2.8-l-ts-e-canon-lens Thu, 24 Aug 2017 03:46:36 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17604@/talks/discussions image

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135mm f4 L Canon TS-E Macro Lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17505/135mm-f4-l-canon-ts-e-macro-lens Sat, 12 Aug 2017 08:35:15 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17505@/talks/discussions image

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Canon 7D Mark II topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/11253/canon-7d-mark-ii-topic Thu, 11 Sep 2014 02:01:30 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 11253@/talks/discussions image

Specs:

  • 20.2MP CMOS sensor
  • Magnesium alloy body
  • Dust and water resistant
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 65-point all cross AF
  • 10 fps burst
  • 3.0″ 1.04md Clear View II LCD Monitor
  • Dual DIGIC6 processors
  • RGB + IR photometry sensor 150000 pixels
  • Only 1080p60 video
  • GPS
  • $1800

Available at:

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24-105mm F4 L IS II Canon lens http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15533/24-105mm-f4-l-is-ii-canon-lens Wed, 17 Aug 2016 21:41:45 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15533@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 17 lenses in 12 groups, 4 aspherical lenses
  • ASC, fluorine coating
  • 10 blades circular aperture
  • 4 stops IS
  • Ring type USM motor
  • Full-time manual focus
  • Minimum focusing distance is 0.45m
  • Maximum magnification is 0.24x
  • Filter diameter used is 77mm
  • The maximum diameter × length - 83.5 x 118 mm
  • Weather sealing
  • $1099, preorder at https://www.amazon.com/Canon-EF-24-105mm-II-USM/dp/B01KURGS9O/
  • 795g
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Canon EOS M6 topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16450/canon-eos-m6-topic Mon, 13 Feb 2017 05:59:21 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16450@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 24.2Mp Dual pixel CMOS AF sensor
  • DIGIC 7 LSI
  • 49 AF points
  • 7 frames/sec shooting, with fixed Af it goes up to 9 frames/sec
  • Usual 1/4000 – 30 sec shutter, strobe synch up to 1/200 sec
  • 1080p60 video
  • 3.0" tiltable touch LCD, 1.04Mdot
  • Uses SD / SDHC / SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • LP-E 17 battery
  • 112.0 × 68.0 × 44.5mm size
  • 343g for body only, 390g if include battery and memory card
  • Two colors- black and silver
  • Kit options : Body , EF–M 15–45mm kit, EF–M 18–150mm kit
  • $779 body price at https://www.amazon.com/Canon-Black-EF-M-15-45mm-3-5-6-3/dp/B06WP2GZY7/
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Canon EOS M100 camera topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17345/canon-eos-m100-camera-topic Sat, 15 Jul 2017 00:46:39 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17345@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 24.2Mp Dual pixel CMOS AF sensor, same as M6
  • DIGIC 7 LSI
  • 49 AF points
  • 6,1 fps serial shooting
  • 1080p60 video
    • 1920 x 1080 @ 60p / 35 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
    • 1920 x 1080 @ 30p / 24 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
    • 1920 x 1080 @ 24p / 24 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
    • 1280 x 720 @ 60p / 16 Mbps, MP4, H.264, AAC
  • 3" tiltable screen, but prototype with fixed screen exist also
  • Built-in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth
  • SD / SDHC / SDXC card slot
  • LP-E 12 battery
  • Free colors- black and silver
  • 108.2 × 67.1 × 35.1 mm
  • Body and EF–M 15–45mm kits, also 2 zooms kit
  • August release
  • 302 g
  • Kit w/15-45mm lens available at $599 soon
  • Preorders
  • Kit w/15-45mm & 55-200mm lenses available for $989 soon

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Canon 5D Mark III topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/2266/canon-5d-mark-iii-topic Mon, 13 Feb 2012 13:18:20 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 2266@/talks/discussions Camera was announced March 2, 2012.

Images of this modern prehistoric beast

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Main video specs

  • [1920 x 1080]: 30 fps / 25 fps / 24 fps; ALL-I - 685 MB/min (91Mbit/s), IPB 235MB /min (32Mbit/s)
  • [1280 x 720]: 60 fps / 50 fps; ALL-I - 610 MB/min (81Mbit/s), IPB 205MB /min (27Mbit/s)
  • [640 x 480]: 30 fps / 25 fps; IPB - 78MB/min (10Mbit/s)

If the recording time reaches 29 min. 59 sec., the movie shooting stops automatically.
Movie shooting does not stop when the file size reaches 4GB. SMPTE timecode recording (Rec-Run and Free-Run) and a touch-sensitive rear dial
No clean HDMI output

There's a built-in headphone socket for audio monitoring, and the ability to adjust the recording volume by pressing the left or right side of the rear control dial.

Price - Body: $3499, €3299, £2999; Kit with 24-105mm: $4299

In stock

Body:

http://www.amazon.com/Canon-Mark-Frame-Digital-Camera/dp/B007FGYZFI/

http://www.adorama.com/ICA5DM3.html?sub=Canon5DMk3SSM

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/847545-REG/Canon_5260A002_EOS_5D_Mark_III.html

Links to specs, etc

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2012/03/02/Canon-5D-Mark-III
http://www.usa.canon.com/cusa/professional/products/professional_cameras/digital_slr_cameras/eos_5d_mark_iii#Specifications
http://www.canon-europe.com/Images/EOS_5D_Mark_III_Specification_Sheet-v2_0_tcm13-910228.pdf
http://www.canon-europe.com/Images/EOS_5D_Mark_III_Technologies_Explained-v1_0_tcm13-907890.pdf

Previews and reviews:

http://www.dpreview.com/previews/canoneos5dmarkiii/
http://www.imaging-resource.com/PRODS/canon-5d-mkiii/canon-5d-mkiiiA.HTM
http://www.cameralabs.com/reviews/Canon_EOS_5D_Mark_III/
http://www.bobatkins.com/photography/digital/canon_eos_5D_MkIII_preview.html
http://blog.jeffascough.com/photographers/2012/03/canon-eos-5d-mark-iii-review.html
http://blog.planet5d.com/2012/03/canon-eos-5d-mark-iii-hands-on-what-isnt-in-the-canon-press-release/
http://www.thephoblographer.com/2012/03/02/should-i-upgrade-to-the-5d-mk-iii-from-the-5d-mk-ii/
http://www.engadget.com/2012/03/02/canon-announces-eos-5d-mark-iii-22-3mp-full-frame-sensor-6-fps/
http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/2012/03/01/canon-5d-mkiii-my-thoughts/
http://www.dxomark.com/index.php/Publications/DxOMark-Reviews/Canon-5D-Mark-III-Review/Hands-on-Review
http://ninofilm.net/blog/2012/03/02/canon-eos-5d-mark-iii-revealed-first-videos-my-thoughts/
http://bertstephani.com/2012/03/02/canon-eos-5d-mark-3-first-review/
http://www.ephotozine.com/article/canon-eos-5d-mk-ii-vs-mk-iii-18643

Video reviews, video samples, stills samples:

Samples:

http://www.dpreview.com/news/2012/03/02/canoneos5dmarkiii-isoseries http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/samples/eos5dmk3/ http://www.flickr.com/photos/98609590@N00/sets/72157629133702510/with/6947467655/

Manual:

http://gdlp01.c-wss.com/gds/8/0300007348/01/eos5dmkiii-im-c-en.pdf

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Canon EOS M5 topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/15636/canon-eos-m5-topic Thu, 01 Sep 2016 04:14:32 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 15636@/talks/discussions image

  • 24.2mp APS-C CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • DIGIC 7 main LSI
  • 1/4000 to 30 sec shutter speed, 1/200 flash synchro speed
  • 9fps shooting without AF, 7fps with AF
  • Tilting 3.2" 1.62Mdot LCD
  • Electronic viewfinder with 2.36mdot resolution
  • 7fps shooting
  • 5 axis electronic stabilizer (no real sensor movement!)
  • Only 1080p60 video 35Mbit, all other modes restricted by 24Mbit
  • No peaking or zebras
  • Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth
  • SDHC memory slot, UHS-I compatible
  • Will come with new lens - EF-M 18-150mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
  • 115.6 x 89.2 x 60.6 mm
  • 427g
  • Body Price - $979 preorder at https://www.amazon.com/Canon-EOS-M5-Camera-Body/dp/B01LWUQDHJ/
  • 18-150mm Kit - $1,479 preorder at https://www.amazon.com/Canon-EOS-M5-Camera-Body/dp/B01LWUQDHJ/

More info at http://mseriescameras.usa.canon.com/10094_live/index.html

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Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16253/canon-powershot-g9-x-mark-ii-topic Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:13:46 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16253@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 20,1mpix 1" sensor
  • 10.2-30.6mm F2.0-4.9 (FF equivalent is 28-84mm)
  • DIGIC 7
  • 1080p60p/35 Mbps, 1080p30/24 Mbps, 1080p24/24Mbps
  • Low resolution 3" LCD
  • NB-13L battery
  • SDHC / SDXC cards, UHS -I compatible
  • 98.0mm x 57.9mm x 31.3 mm
  • black and silver/brown colors
  • $529 at https://www.amazon.com/Canon-PowerShot-G9-II-Black/dp/B01MT3SZ46
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Canon SL2, EOS 200D camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/17155/canon-sl2-eos-200d-camera Fri, 16 Jun 2017 02:18:55 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 17155@/talks/discussions image

Specs

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor, same as on 800D
  • Dual Pixel AF
  • 9 points AF system
  • Digic 7 LSI
  • VF - 95% coverage, 0.87x magnification
  • 3″ 1.04mdot vari-angle touchscreen LCD display
  • 1080p/60 fps video, specs same as 800D
  • 5 axis electronic stabilizer
  • Build in WiFi, Bluetooth and NFC
  • HDR movie mode, Time-lapse movie mode
  • Black, White and Silver colors
  • Up to 840 images per one charge
  • 5fps shooting
  • Uses SD / SDHC / SDXC card (UHS-I compatible)
  • 122.4 x 92.6 x 69.8 mm
  • 453 g
  • $549 Body Price, Kit w/18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM - $699
  • US Preorder - https://www.amazon.com/Canon-Cameras-24-2-Rebel-Body/dp/B071K61XFC/
  • UK - 579 GBP body price, 18-55mm III kit - 649 GBP
  • UK Preorder - http://www.wexphotographic.com/canon-eos-200d-digital-slr-body-1630562/

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Canon EOS 800D, Rebel T7i, with Dual Pixel and proper LCD http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/16434/canon-eos-800d-rebel-t7i-with-dual-pixel-and-proper-lcd Thu, 09 Feb 2017 08:40:56 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 16434@/talks/discussions image

Specification

  • 24.2mp CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • VF - 95% coverage, 0.82x magnification
  • DIGIC 7
  • 45 AF points
  • 6 fps serial shooting, 4.5fps only in LiveView mode
  • 1080p60 video with 5 axis electronic image stabilization, same as on M5
  • 3" Touch LCD, variangle
  • Wi-Fi / Bluetooth, NFC
  • Uses LP-E 17 battery
  • 131mm × 99.9mm × 76.2mm
  • 532 g (485g for bare body)
  • $749 price at https://www.amazon.com/Canon-EOS-REBEL-EF-S-18-55/dp/B06WLHGJ88/
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Step-up USB adapters for Panasonic, Canon, Sony & others http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/18896/step-up-usb-adapters-for-panasonic-canon-sony-others Tue, 30 Jan 2018 23:19:58 -0700 DrDave 18896@/talks/discussions These have been around for awhile, but the price has come way down. Basically, it's a USB DC-DC converter that lifts the standard USB 5 volts to, for example, 8.4 volts for Panasonic.

I purchased this one.

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https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B073XYYYWR

There's another model that has two USB inputs, so you could use two power banks or use one and draw more amps.

I was skeptical, and the packaging made me even more so, cardboard & crinkly shrinkly, but I plugged it into my cheapest 5200mah power bank and measured the voltage. 8.8 volts, which is just about right (I've gone as high as 9.2, but prefer not to). Notably, the needle on my trusty voltmeter did not wiggle. Also noteworthy, it didn't seem to need the recommended 3 amp draw. It comes with a 3 amp wall wart if you just want to plug the camera into the mains for power.

It comes with a bog standard dummy battery. The step up converter is tiny, not much thicker than the cable. Plugged in the camera (Panasonic G7) and waited. The 5200mah power bank ran the camera for 156 minutes, or two and one half hours. Not bad--you are going to lose some power in the conversion so don't skimp on the power bank. I'll do some tests later with my RAV 20,000mah bank.

Camera ran cooler than expected.

So there you have it, easy, lightweight power from USB. I had been using 9 volt packs with stacks of Panasonic 18650 cells (runs forever....). But this is really easy.

You can buy adapters for most cameras, and considering the fact that it comes with a dummy battery, the price is cheap. Will it burn out? Interesting question.

[Added formatting and photo, VK]

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