It’s no secret Canon’s first leap into the mirrorless interchangeable lens camera market hasn’t sailed as smoothly as one would imagine, and quite possibly the biggest point of critics overwhelming contention has been the EOS M’s horrid (relatively speaking) autofocus speed – an area where the majority of MILC’s thrive.
Canon Plans on Boosting the EOS M’s AF Speed with Upcoming Firmware – Promising a 2.3x Speed Increase (Video)
Banking on some tried and true emotional marketing techniques, Canon Japan may have reached an entirely new level of “cute,” creating the 30-second TV-spot above for the new Rebel SL1, or Kiss X7 in Japan. What do you think of Canon’s clever portrayal of capturing the decisive moment?
Deal Alert - Both B&H and Adorama are offering some rather substantial instant savings to the tune of $2,000 in regards to Canon’s super 35mm cinema shooter, the C300. Motion picture aficionados with deep-pockets can now pick up the Cinema-EOS offering for $13,999 – down from it’s original list price of $16,000 U.S. dollars.
Quick News – Both Canon Rumors and North Light Images are both reporting similar word from sources which point to Canon finally announcing their big megapixel DSLR by this fall, narrowing the long-rumored DSLR’s time-frame down to September or October of this year.
Well, here it is. Canon’s reported “ultra-small” DSLR has finally been announced, and it surely does look live up to its rumored moniker – as the camera maker is now classifying it as “The World’s Smallest & Lightest DSLR,” and the start of a new category of cameras for the firm.
Quick News - As expected, Canon’s recently leaked EOS-B has seen the light of day prior to its expected official unveiling later this week on March 22nd. Moreover, we also get a peak at the new STM-version of the EF-S 18-55 f/3.5-5.6 IS – an updated kit zoom which will also be announced alongside the EOS-B and bundled upon release.
Quick News – It’s been well-reported from sources that Canon will introduce a “smaller DSLR” and/or a new MILC offering on March 22nd. Today, Best Buy may have solidified those initial rumors as the electronics retailer has listed the “Canon EOS-B” to their product database, even detailing the yet-to-be-announced camera’s presumable specifications and price ahead of Canon’s official announcement.
Various sources are reporting Canon’s intent to announce a an “ultra-small” DSLR, breaking ground on a new category of cameras for the firm and possibly fulfilling on the notion Canon themselves had hinted at a few years ago.
Quick News - Photo Rumors, as well as many other credible sources, are reporting that Canon is set to hold a product announcement/press event on March 22nd 2013 – an occasion that’s rumored to unveil the long-rumored successor to the EOS 60D – the 70D.