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Canon announces EOS 1D X Mark II Photo

Canon announces EOS 1D X Mark II

According to Canon Rumors, Canon has announced the EOS-1D X Mark II SLR camera. It has a 20.2MP sensor, with an ISO range of 100 to 51200. The autofocus features 61 points and Canon’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF and Movie Servo AF. Video is available at 4K (4096 x 2160) at up to 60 fps.

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Canon announces new HD camcorders Photo

Canon announces new HD camcorders

Canon has announced two new HD camcorders. The XA35 has an HD/SDI terminal for live output and both cameras have dual SD card slots. Featuring a new CMOS sensor, the cameras have a “wide DR” mode that gives 600% dynamic range. They also both have 26.8 to 576mm lens with 5-axis optical stabilization.

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Canon announces two PowerShot compact cameras Photo

Canon announces two PowerShot compact cameras

Canon has announced the G5 X and G9 X compact cameras. Both feature a 1” 20.2 megapixel sensor giving a native ISO range of 125 to 12,800 and can record 1080p video at 24p, 30p and 60p. The G5 X has a 24-100mm (equivalent) zoom lens, while the G9 X has a 28-84mm. Controls on the G5 X include front and rear control dials and a lens mounted control ring, while the G9 X has touch screen control with a lens control dial only.

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Canon develops 250 megapixel sensor Photo

Canon develops 250 megapixel sensor

Canon has announced that it has developed a CMOS sensor with approximately 250 megapixels. This has been achieved by advanced circuit miniaturization and signal processing technology allowing the digital information to be moved from the sensor quickly. In fact, it will shoot video at 5fps. Canon see the sensors application in industry and security applications, although the press release also mentions “the field of visual expression.”

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Canon announces the EOS M3 Photo

Canon announces the EOS M3

Canon USA has announced the EOS M3 mirrorless camera. Designed for “enthusiast photographers”; it features a 24.2 megapixel APS-C sized sensor with an ISO range of 100 to 12,800 and the DIGIC 6 Image Processor. It has a 49 point hybrid AF system and front an drear control dials. The company also announced 11-22mm f4-5.6 zoom and and a 22mm f2 compact prime lens among others.

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Video: Preview of Tales by Light Photo

Video: Preview of Tales by Light

A new six part series, Tales by Light, follows five world recognized travel and wildlife photographers throughout their journeys, including underwater photographer Darren Jew. The series premiered this week in Australia and is a joint effort between Canon Australia and National Geographic.

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Video: Canon on 4K optics Photo

Video: Canon on 4K optics

Canon USA has posted an informative video about 4K optical technology. The short film talks about resolving power, contrast ratios, modulation transfer function and lateral chromatic aberration and how these affect optical performance during high resolution video capture.

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