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New Patent Reveals A Reimagined Nikon 1 Design
The Nikon mirrorless camera offering has been, to put it lightly, not going as well as Nikon would like. Both of their Nikon 1 models, the J and V series have both been performing under expectations. Despite this, Nikon has said that they are committed to their mirrorless line, and a new patent shows that they may be looking to recapture some magic with familiar branding.
Canon May Finally Update 85mm F/1.8, 100mm F/2, and 135mm F/2L
According to a report out of the Canon rumor mill, it has been learned that Canon has some new patents regarding some sorely needed updates to their lens line. Specifically, it appears that Canon will be continuing its latest trend of adding IS to all its mid-range glass.
Canon to Introduce Automatic AF Microadjustments?
According to a new patent it appears that Canon is working on a new system for automatic AF microadjustment between its DSLR Cameras and the Lenses used on them. Obviously a patent does not always make it into reality, but if Canon is working on such technology it could be a huge selling point for their DSLR system.
Nikon Patents Interchangeable Sensor Camera
Its not enough to have a camera body with interchangeable lenses anymore, the future hold cameras with interchangeable sensors as well. At least that would be the case if this latest patent from Nikon ever makes its way into the real world.
New Nikon Patent for Electronic Optical Low Pass Filter
Nikon has filed a new patent in Japan for an electrically controlled Optical Low Pass Filter, which you would be able to turn on or off via camera menus or buttons. In case you are unaware, an Optical Low Pass Filter or OLPF is also known as an anti-aliasing filter, basically these try to prevent things like moire from getting into your images or video. The downside to having these filters is that they can impact the sharpness of your images.