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Nikon patents a zoom eyepiece for EVF

Nikon has a new patent ( 2018-60041 ) for a zoom eyepiece for EVF. The full title is ” Eyepiece Optical system, optical instrument and manufacturing method of eyepiece optical system “.

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Patent: Canon EF-S 18-300 f/3.5-5.6 IS Optical Formula

I’ve never been a big fan of Canon’s EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS (terrible zoom creep, dust collector, not all that good optically) and would very much like to see a replacement, which I think is long overdue. Japan Patent Application 2018-54990 shows another optical formula for an EF-S 18-300mm f/3.5-5.6 IS

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Yongnuo Develops a Canon EF 14mm f/2.8L II Alternative, Not a Clone

*Update* I removed the word “clone”, as the optical layouts are someone different (Thanks Keith). A Professional Lens of Capturing Grand View YONGNUO Ultra-wide Angle Prime Lens YN14mm F2.8 ¨ 114° Ultra-wide Angle The diagonal angle of view is about 114°.

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Patent: Canon EF 17-35mm f/4-5.6 IS STM

We’ve heard some chatter that Canon would continue to develop it’s non-L zoom lenses for full frame camera lineup and this patent for an EF 17-35mm f/4-5.6 IS would seem to fit into that segment. Canon News, a new leader in patent tracking found this one. Canon EF 17-35mm f/4-5.6 IS STM Optical Formula Focal Read more…

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Canon USA Announces the VIXIA HF G31, XA11 & XA15 Camcorders

Canon USA announces that these camcorders originally announced in September will be making it to North America.

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Interview with the team who worked on the Nikon D850 camera

A while back I posted links to a recent DC.Watch interview with the team who worked on the Nikon D850 camera. Yesterday a member of the  NikonGear  forum posted a nice recap of the interview: Part 1 ( original DC.Watch article | Google translation ) 1.

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Leica Thambar-M 1:2.2/90

The Leica Thambar-M 1:2.2/90 is a specialised soft-focus telephoto lens for Leica M-mount cameras.

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Canon Announces Development of the Free Viewpoint Video System Virtual Camera System

MELVILLE, N.Y., September 21, 2017 – Canon Inc. announced today the development of the Free Viewpoint Video System, a new visual solution that incorporates the optical and sensor technologies cultivated by the Company over many years. Using this technology, Canon aims to provide a high-value-added imaging solution for a wide range of applications including sporting events

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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 lens officially announced

The  Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 Di VC USD G2 full frame lens for Nikon F-mount is now officially announced with improved image stabilization (5 stops).

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Canon Announces the COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lens

New Lens Features 4K Optical Performance, Servo Drive Unit, Image Stabilization, Autofocus and Auto Iris Functions*, Ideal for ENG, Documentary, and Budding Filmmakers MELVILLE, N.Y., April 20, 2017 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce today the new COMPACT-SERVO 70-200mm Telephoto Zoom Lens (model name CN-E 70-200mm T4.4 Read more…

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