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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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Canon announces the XC10 4K camcorder Photo

Canon announces the XC10 4K camcorder

Canon has announced the release of the XC10 4K video and stills camera. It has a fixed optical zoom lens with image stabilzation and a 1” sensor producing 12MP stills and UHDTV standard (3840 x 2160) 4K footage to an internal CFast 2.0™¹ card at up to 305Mbps.

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Canon announces EOS Rebel T6 SLR cameras Photo

Canon announces EOS Rebel T6 SLR cameras

Canon has announced the release of two new EOS Rebel cameras. The Rebel T6s and Rebel T6i both have a new 24.2 megapixel Canon CMOS sensors with native ISO Ranges of 100-12800. AF has 19 cross type points and 1080 video recording is available at 30 fps.

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Canon announces 11-24mm f4 wide-angle lens Photo

Canon announces 11-24mm f4 wide-angle lens

Canon has released details of their new EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens. Billed as having the widest angle of view of any rectilinear full-frame lens, the L series lens has 16 elements in 11 groups. However, the minimum focus distance of 11 inches may present some optical challenges with conventional dome ports.

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Canon announces the EOS 5DS SLR cameras Photo

Canon announces the EOS 5DS SLR cameras

As widely rumored, Canon has announced the EOS 5DS and RDS R SLR cameras. Both feature a new 50.6 megapixel full-frame image sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, with the 5DS R not having a low pass filter. AF is provided by a “61-Point High Density Reticular AF array” including up to 41 cross-type AF points and the EOS Scene recognition system. Native ISO range is 100 to 6400 and HD video is 1080p at up to 30p.

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Canon announces EOS C100 Mark II Photo

Canon announces EOS C100 Mark II

Canon has announced the second generation of its EOS C100 digital video camera. It features AVCHD and MP4 1920x1080/60p recording, uncompressed YCbCr output from HDMI, a 3.5-inch 1.23 megapixel OLED display panel, Dual Pixel CMOS AF and the new DIGIC DV4 image processor.

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Canon unveils the G7 X large sensor compact Photo

Canon unveils the G7 X large sensor compact

Canon has unveiled the PowerShot G7 X camera which features a 1” 20.2-megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor. This gives it an ISO range of 125 - 12,800 and as it is also equipped with the DIGIC 6 processing engine, shooting speeds of up to 6.5 fps. The lens is a 24-100mm equivalent with a built in ND filter. Controls include a programmable front control ring an EV dial, and tow customizable buttons.

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Canon announces the EOS 7D Mark II Photo

Canon announces the EOS 7D Mark II

Canon has announced their long awaited successor to the 7D SLR camera. The EOS 7D Mark II features a new 20.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, giving an ISO range of 100-16000 and a burst rate of up to 10fps. AF is 65 point all Cross Type with -3 EV and the company’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, combined with the iTR (Intelligent Tracking and Recognition) scene recognition system.

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