The ONE Camera By Canon

One camera, one lens, one bliss. Imagine going from macro to 500mm without changing lenses.   Imagine that wonder camera small enough to fit in the palm of your hand.  Imagine an “all-touch interface”.  Imagine an “extremely high-resolution sensor”. And it only shoots video.  You won’t need stills as the video [...] Read more »

No Nikon PRO DSLR Coming In 2010

There’s a thread going on DPReview.com citing information received by a contributor that Nikon will not be  releasing any new PRO level Nikon DSLR bodies in 2010. The rumor is that this information came out of Nikon Italy. Frankly, I could see this being accurate. Sure, we’re all waiting for [...] Read more »

Canon EOS 60D Only 14 Megapixels?

Now this is interesting… the new Canon EOS 60D might only have a 14 Megapixel sensor! CanonRumors.com is reporting a new rumor that the 60D will have a “video optimized 14.2 MP sensor”.  While I certainly don’t have a problem in general with a 14 megapixel sensor, I’m kinda’ surprised [...] Read more »

Canon G12 Backlit CMOS

Some G12 specs just up over at the CanonRumors.com website.  Chief among them is the fact that the G12 will have a backlit CMOS sensor, and it’ll do 1080HD video. Now the G12 having a backlit CMOS sensor is interesting.  Theoretically, this should give the G12 even better high ISO, [...] Read more »

The EVIL War Over China

Thom Hogan has been burning his proverbial pencil at both ends lately it seems.  He’s been putting out more articles lately than I’ve seen in years, and his June 28 article “China Syndrome” is a great read. Thom discusses what I’ll call the coming EVIL War Over China between Nikon [...] Read more »

Nikon D7000 – No HD Video?

Thom Hogan, eminent Nikon guru, has an interesting article on the D90 replacement over at his site (www.bythom.com – psstt… look for it in the archives).  Thom discusses the probable specs for the D90 replacement, what I’ve been calling the D7000 (based on an earlier post by Thom). The big [...] Read more »

Nikon 35mm f1.4G N AF-S ED

Is Nikon about to release another Full Frame DSLR owner’s dream lens? Nikonrumors.com has photos of what may be the new Nikon 35mm f1.4G N AF-S ED prime lens.  They look fairly real, but then again, people have gotten really good at creating fake images of supposedly new products. On [...] Read more »

Canon EOS 60D Spec List

CanonRumors has a new 60D spec list.  Here’s the short and sweet of it… 18 megapixel sensor, top ISO of 6400, AF system with 9 AF points, swingy LCD (technical word is articulating), and 1080HD video pretty much the same as the Canon 7D Ok, nothing earth shattering here.  In [...] Read more »

Canon EF 35mm f1.4L Version II

Canonrumors.com is reporting that the Canon EF 35mm f1.4L may be discontinued.   They’ve received information that may have come straight from the halls of Canon. To back it up, seems as though the current 35mm f1.4L is back-ordered.  As we all know, this is usually the Canon routine when a [...] Read more »