Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens Officially Announced

Canon has announced its first product for virtual reality capture: the RF 5.2mm f/2.8 L Dual Fisheye Lens. The new lens brings stereoscopic 3D virtual reality (VR) capture to the EOS R5 as part of the EOS VR System, which includes a future firmware update for the R5 camera.

The new Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens is now available for pre-order at B&HAdorama. The US price is $1,999.

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Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens: $1,999 at B&HAdorama. Continue reading “Canon RF 5.2mm f/2.8L Dual Fisheye Lens Officially Announced”

New Firmware Update Version 1.3.0 for Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III

Canon released a new firmware update version 1.3.0 for camera. You can follow the link below to download the firmware update.

Download link:

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III Firmware Version 1.3.0

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark III firmware 1.3.0 incorporates the following enhancements:

1. Adds support for [Video Blog Recording Mode] setting to the [Movie Mode] function.
2. Adds support for [Zebra Settings] to the [Movie Mode] function.
3. Adds support for [Aspect marker] to the [Shooting information display setting] in [Movie Mode].
4. Adds support for [Recording emphasis] to the [Shooting information display setting].
5. Adds supports level display when AF mode is set to [Face + Tracking priority AF].

Firmware Version 1.3.0 is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.2.0. If the camera’s firmware is already Version 1.3.0, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

You can buy the Canon G7 X Mark III at retailers such as Adorama/B&H Photo Video/Amazon.

Deal of the Day: Up to 52% off on SanDisk SD, MicroSD & CFexpress Memory Cards

Amazon US is now offering great deals on WD Drives and Sandisk Memory Cards and you can save up 52% on SanDisk SD, MicroSD & CFexpress Memory Cards.

Hot Deals:

CFexpress Cards:

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$17.40 off on SanDisk 512GB Extreme microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card with Adapter for $68.99

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ProGrade Digital launches CFexpress 160GB Type A memory card

ProGrade Digital has announced a new 160GB CFexpress 2.0 Type A memory card designed for recording up to 8K resolution video. The US price is $329.99.

ProGrade Digital CFexpress Type A cards provide read speeds up to 800MB/s and burst write speeds up to 700MB/s. In addition, ProGrade Digital’s CFexpress Type A card delivers a minimum sustained write speed of 400MB/s (VPG 400) – specifically designed for high-resolution video capture.

ProGrade Digital 160GB CFexpress Type A Cobalt Memory Card: $329.99 at B&HAdorama.

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Best Memory Cards for Canon EOS R3

Here are the best memory cards for Canon EOS R3 camera. In this guide you can find our top recommended & fastest CFexpress cards and SD cards for Canon EOS R3 mirrorless camera.

The Canon EOS R3 has dual memory card slots: 1 x CFexpress (Type B) card slot and 1 x UHS-II SD card slot. The CFexpress card slot is ideal for 6K & 4K video recording and high-speed, high-resolution burst shooting needs while the SD card slot is a convenient alternative for backups or less speed-critical shooting.

The Canon EOS R3 ($5999 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama) supports high-res 6K raw 12-bit internal recording and uncropped 4K 120p 10-bit recording with Canon Log 3. The improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF II with 1,053 AF Points features evolved EOS iTR tracking for subjects such as people, animals, as well as select cars and motorcycles down to EV -7.5. 

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Best Lenses for Canon EOS R3

Looking for the best lenses for Canon EOS R3? In this article you can find the full list of top recommended lenses for Canon EOS R3 mirrorless camera.

Positioned between the EOS R5 and EOS-1D X Mark III cameras, the Canon EOS R3 is an ideal mirrorless camera for nature, wildlife, sports and photojournalism content creators. Featuring a newly developed 24MP full-frame back-illuminated stacked CMOS sensor and an updated DIGIC X image processor, the Canon EOS R3 is capable of shooting continuously at up to 30 fps with an electronic shutter and up to 12 fps with the mechanical shutter while performing AF and AE readings before each frame. The processor also helps to realize a broad sensitivity range from ISO 100-102400, which is expandable to ISO 50-204800, for working in a broad variety of lighting conditions. In addition, the Canon EOS R3 supports high-res 6K raw 12-bit internal video recording and uncropped 4K 120p 10-bit video recording with Canon Log 3. Both 6K and 5.6K recording areas can also be used for oversampled DCI and UHD 4K shooting with improved sharpness, reduced moiré, and lower noise. The improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF II with 1,053 AF Points features evolved EOS iTR tracking for subjects such as people, animals, as well as select cars and motorcycles down to EV -7.5. The Canon EOS R3 also allows the user multiple ways of controlling AF using Eye Control AF, Smart Controller with home position and the classic multi-controller. Additionally, the Canon EOS R3’s 5-axis IBIS will work in combination with the Optical Image Stabilization found in many Canon RF lenses producing a total of up to 8-stops of shake correction. So, emphasizing speed, performance, and reliability, the Canon EOS R3 is designed to satisfy the most demanding expectations in a camera.

So, if you already purchased the Canon EOS R3 ($5999 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama), the next thing is to find the best/right lenses for Canon EOS R3. The Canon EOS R3 features the RF lens mount, which support Canon’s line of RF-mount lenses. And this RF mount design also lends full compatibility to existing EF and EF-S-mount lenses via an optional EF-EOS R Mount Adapter. So, if you own several EF and EF-S lenses, you can just get one of the four mount adapters, each uniquely designed to meet the individual needs of the user.

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Laowa Argus 35mm F/0.95 FF for Sony E, Nikon Z, Canon R

Venus Optics has launched the Laowa Argus 35mm f/0.95 FF for full-frame cameras which captures images with extraordinary shallow depth of field and creamy bokeh.

Laowa Argus 35mm F0.95 FF is available for Canon RF, Nikon Z and Sony E mount camera systems and costs $899. Venus Optics lenses are sold at Amazon, Adorama and B&H.

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Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM & RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lenses Announced

In addition to the new Canon EOS R3 ($5999 at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama), Canon also introduced the new Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM and Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM lenses.

The US price of Canon RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens is $299, the Canon RF 100-400mm f/5.6-8 IS USM Lens is priced at $649. Both RF Lenses are available for pre-order.

Canon EOS R3 pre-order at Amazon | B&H Photo | Adorama

RF 16mm f/2.8 STM Lens – Pre-order at Amazon/B&H/Adorama

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Canon EOS R3 Price, Specs, Release Date

Canon has released all of the details about the highly anticipated EOS R3 camera including price, specs and release date. The company officially announced the new Canon EOS R3, a high-speed mirrorless camera, aimed at professional sports photographers, with weather-sealing, a new Canon BSI CMOS sensor and Eye-AF control.

The US price is $5,999 and it will be released on November 30, 2021.

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Canon EOS R3 Rumored to be Announced on September 14

The Canon EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera is already listed at B&H Photo. This will be the Canon’s answer to the Sony A1 and Nikon Z9. According to latest rumors, the new EOS R3 full-frame mirrorless camera will be announced on September 14.

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