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Canon Will Be an Official Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games Gold Partner in The Category of Still Cameras and Desktop Reprographic Hardware

Wed February 18, 2015

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Canon Professional Services (CPS): Image by Canon

Canon Professional Services (CPS): Image by Canon

PRESS RELEASE

Canon to sponsor the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games
as an official Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner (Still Cameras and Desktop Reprographic Hardware)

TOKYO, February 18, 2015—Canon Inc. and Canon Marketing Japan Inc. announced today that the Company will support the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) as a Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner in the category of Still Cameras and Desktop Reprographic Hardware which include desktop printers.

Canon has entered an agreement with the Tokyo 2020 Organising Committee, making the Company a Tokyo 2020 Gold Partner. In this capacity, Canon will contribute to the delivery of the Games of the XXXII Olympiad and the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which will be held in 2020 in Tokyo, and in addition, will provide support to the Japanese national Olympic and Paralympic teams competing from 2016 to 2020.

Tokyo 2020 Gold Partners are positioned as the highest tier of the Tokyo 2020 domestic Sponsorship Programme. As a sponsor of Tokyo 2020, Canon products and services in the still cameras and desktop reprographic hardware categories, which include desktop printers, will be designated as Official Products of the Games.

Canon will provide behind-the-scenes support to members of the press covering the Games, including camera and lens maintenance services and product loans. Drawing from the Company’s experience and know-how cultivated to date, Canon will improve on-site media support for cameras during Tokyo 2020, including on-site camera service and support centers to assist the numerous journalists and sports photographers from various countries and regions across the world.
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Contests

Canon: ‘Shoot the Show’ at Vodafone London Fashion Weekend Facebook Competition: Submit a Photo of a Fashion Combo by 11:59 on 18 Feb.2015 UK Time

Mon February 16, 2015

Canon EOS 100D and The Limited Edition Linda Camera Bag

Canon EOS 100D and The Limited Edition Linda Camera Bag

Canon UK announces the Shoot the Show’ at Vodafone London Fashion Weekend Facebook Competition.

  • All entrants (“Participants”) must be registered aged 18 or over.

Prize:

  • Canon UK is offering four people the opportunity to photograph the action at Vodafone London Fashion Weekend (Somerset House, London, UK) from the photographers’ pit. Four Participants shall win one place (a ticket) each to photograph this show on 28 February 2015.
  • You’ll be given training and advice on how to take first class fashion photographs, space within the photographers pit for a catwalk show and lent a professional Canon EOS camera to ensure you’ll have images to remember.

To enter this competition, entrants must submit a photo of a fashion combination via Facebook on a related Facebook post by Canon UK Ltd.
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Articles

New Canon EOS M3 Mirrorless Compact System Camera: Product Video

Sat February 14, 2015

Canon EOS M3

Canon EOS M3

This is an update to the previous blog, New Canon EOS M3 Mirrorless Compact System Camera: To Be Available in the UK from April 2015.

The following video presents EOS M3 – Product Review with on a hazy morning – Canon:

Come and See how Dutch photographers and bloggers, Andres and Joyce de Lange from onahazymorning.com, use the Canon EOS M3 mirrorless compact to take beautifully crafted imagery around Istanbul and, using the camera’s connectivity, share the images with their followers around the world.


Press Releases

Canon’s New EOS Rebel DSLR Cameras T6s and T6i : 24.2 Megapixel CMOS Imaging Sensor, Wi-Fi and NFC

Fri February 6, 2015

Canon EOS Rebel T6s, flash

Canon EOS Rebel T6s, flash

Canon U.S.A. Announces New EOS Rebel DSLR Cameras Featuring 24.2 Megapixels And Wireless Functionality

The new EOS Rebel T6s and EOS Rebel T6i1 DSLR cameras combine affordability with workhorse imaging features and functionality

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 5, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the addition of two new DSLR cameras to its popular EOS Rebel lineup: the EOS Rebel T6s Digital SLR camera, and the EOS Rebel T6i Digital SLR camera. Featuring a newly developed 24.2 megapixel Canon CMOS imaging sensor, both cameras deliver the highest resolution available amongst EOS models with an APS-C format sensor. Additionally, the cameras feature built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC capabilities – a first for the Canon EOS Rebel system – making snapping and sharing high-quality, treasured images seamless.

“The Canon EOS Rebel series is one of the most popular lines of DSLR cameras on the market, and we are proud to continue to innovate and upgrade this line with features such as wireless connectivity and improved image capture capabilities,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “As the popularity of this line grows with consumers, we’re excited to launch the EOS Rebel T6s as our new flagship camera in the Rebel line, as well as have another budget-conscious offering in the line with the Rebel T6i.”

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i

With multiple features most commonly found in advanced amateur cameras, the EOS Rebel T6s is designed for photography enthusiasts, or those who are already experienced with entry-level cameras who want to take high-quality photos and videos, and look for more advanced features and functions. For more casual photography needs, or for users looking to purchase their first DSLR camera, the EOS Rebel T6i camera prioritizes affordability, without sacrificing basic SLR performance attributes like quick shutter response, and compatibility with Canon’s impressive line of interchangeable lenses and accessories.
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CANON EOS REBEL T6S AND T6I REVIEWS
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Canon: New EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens for Professionals

Fri February 6, 2015

Canon U.S.A. Announces New EF 11-24mm f/4L USM Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lens

New Optical Array Delivers Images with Tremendous Depth and Linear Perspective

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 5, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce the superb new Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM ultra wide-angle zoom lens designed to deliver high quality, minimally distorted images throughout the entire zoom range. Featuring the widest angle of view (126°05′ diagonal) ever achieved for a rectilinear full-frame Digital SLR lens*, and a minimum focusing distance of 11 inches (at 24mm), this new lens is ideal for professionals who want the ultimate in creative image expression with sharp, crisp detail whether shooting entire buildings from a close position, entire stadium shots from a high-vantage point, large group photos at a scenic wedding or even astrophotography. Cinematographers will be equally as impressed with the lens’ ability to retain straight lines.

Fully compatible with all EOS cameras, but particularly effective with full-frame cameras such as the new Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R Digital SLR cameras also announced today, this new L-series lens features newly developed optics comprised of 16 elements in 11 groups with a three group zoom system and rear focus. The new optical design utilizes four aspherical lens elements to help minimize distortion from the center of the image to the periphery, across the entire zoom range. This new optical array provides straight lines with minimal curve throughout the zoom range, ideal for architectural, event, and forensic photography. The lens also features one Super UD element and one UD lens element to help significantly reduce chromatic aberration and deliver sharp images with high resolution. Canon’s advanced lens coating technologies are also liberally employed to help minimize ghosting and flare, while simultaneously enhancing accurate color balance and maximum light transmission efficiency.

“Canon is very proud of its optical heritage. The creation of this new lens continues our tradition of providing photographers with unique image-making solutions that are not only thoughtfully designed but precisely engineered and manufactured,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO of Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The new Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM ultra wide-angle zoom lens features newly developed optics and an unprecedented combination of Canon optical technologies. We are very eager to see the beautiful images that photographers will create using this new lens with Canon EOS DSLR and Cinema EOS cameras.”
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Press Releases

Canon’s New PowerShot Compact Cameras: SX410 IS with 40x Optical Zoom Lens + ELPH 350 HS has 20.2 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Wi-Fi & NFC

Fri February 6, 2015

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS, red

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS, red

PRESS RELEASE

The New PowerShot SX410 IS and PowerShot ELPH 350 HS Cameras with Upgraded Features Help Users Enhance Their Photographic Abilities

The PowerShot SX410 IS Digital Camera Features a Compact Body with an Impressive 40x Optical Zoom Lens, while the Stylish PowerShot ELPH 350 HS Offers a 20.2 Megapixel CMOS Sensor, Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC Capabilities

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 5, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the new PowerShot SX410 IS and PowerShot ELPH 350 HSi compact digital cameras. Weighing just .4 ounces more and measuring only .2 inches longer than its predecessor, the PowerShot SX410 IS camera boasts an upgraded 40x optical zoom range (equivalent to 24-960mm), making it a convenient choice for users who want to combine portability and telephoto reach into one powerful digital camera. The PowerShot ELPH 350 HS is a high performance stylish compact digital camera with a 12x optical zoom lens (equivalent to 25-300mm) and an impressive 20.2 megapixelii CMOS sensor, with built-in Wi-Fi® and Near Field Communications (NFC) capabilities.

“At Canon U.S.A. we aim to make capturing images and video as easy as possible for photo enthusiasts,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “With the introduction of the PowerShot SX410 IS and the PowerShot ELPH 350 HS, users will find improved imaging features in compact camera bodies, making either camera model a convenient choice for those passionate about photography at almost any level or budget.”

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS, black

Canon PowerShot SX410 IS, black

The PowerShot SX410 IS Digital Camera
The PowerShot SX410 IS Digital Camera is the latest super zoom camera to be added to Canon’s SX-series lineup. With a 40x optical zoom range, an Intelligent IS image stabilization system and a 20 Megapixelii CCD sensor, the PowerShot SX410 IS camera gives users the features they need to capture every photographic moment in high resolution. The lens and sensor provide powerful performance in a very compact and portable body – weighing less than 11.5 ounces and measuring just 2.72 inches high and 3.35 inches deep from the rear LCD screen to the front of the lens.
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Press Releases

Canon is Developing New PowerShot G3 X Compact Camera: 1.0-Inch Sensor and 25x Optical Zoom Lens

Fri February 6, 2015

Canon Is Developing PowerShot G3 X Premium Compact Camera, Featuring 1.0-Inch Sensor And 25x Optical Zoom Lens

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 5, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced that its parent company, Canon Inc., is developing a new addition to the Company’s G-series lineup of premium compact cameras-the PowerShot G3 X-and will display a prototype of the camera at CP+ Camera & Photo Imaging Show 2015, to be held from February 12th-15th at the PACIFICO YOKOHAMA Exhibition Hall in Yokohama, Japan.

 PowerShot G3 X

PowerShot G3 X

The new PowerShot G3 X, currently under development by Canon Inc., will incorporate a large 1.0-inch sensor and a 24-600mm (35mm film equivalent) 25x optical zoom lens while maintaining a compact size that makes it easy to carry around. The camera will produce images with beautifully blurred backgrounds, made possible by its large sensor, and provide users with a wide range of focal lengths, from wide-angle to telephoto. The addition of the new model will serve to further bolster Canon’s already impressive G-series PowerShot camera lineup.
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Press Releases

Canon: New EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R: World’s Highest Resolution Full-Frame DSLR Cameras with 50.6 Megapixel CMOS Sensor

Fri February 6, 2015

Left to right: Canon EOS 5DS R and Canon EOS 5DS

Left to right: Canon EOS 5DS R and Canon EOS 5DS

PRESS RELEASE

Canon U.S.A. Introduces The World’s Highest Resolution* Full-Frame DSLR Cameras: EOS 5DS And EOS 5DS R

Featuring Canon’s Newly Designed 50.6 Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, New DSLRs Deliver Ultra-high Resolution Images and Enhanced Features

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 5, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce the Canon EOS 5DSi and Canon EOS 5DS Ri Digital SLR cameras featuring the world’s highest resolution* among 35mm format DSLRs. Providing photographers with uncompromising image quality, these new EOS models incorporate a newly designed Canon 50.6 megapixel full-frame CMOS image sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors for superb image quality and processing speed. Perfect for commercial, studio, portrait, landscape and architectural photography, or anyone looking for an affordable alternative to medium format, the ultra-high resolution of these new models allow for large-format printing and extensive cropping capability while maintaining fantastic image quality.

Canon EOS 5DS R

Canon EOS 5DS R

Maximizing the potential of the new 50.6 megapixel sensor – for the first time in an EOS camera the low-pass filter effect in the EOS 5DS R model is cancelled. The cancellation of the low-pass filter helps deliver sharp images, squeezing the most out of every pixel. Both models provide attractive options for medium format shooters especially when coupled with a wide array of over 70 creative Canon EF lenses to choose from.

Canon EOS 5DS R

Canon EOS 5DS R

“Canon is always looking to deliver the absolute best in image quality and push our technology to the limits. These cameras deliver on that pledge, providing photographers with two new incredible tools that will enable them to make the most out of every shoot,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “As photography becomes more specialized and more images are captured than ever before, the burden is on the photography equipment to keep up with the demands of today’s artistic talents. These new camera models will provide many photographers with new options to deliver their vision to clients, fans, and the world.”
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Press Releases

New Canon EOS M3 Mirrorless Compact System Camera: To Be Available in the UK from April 2015

Fri February 6, 2015

Canon recently launched the EOS M3: Canon’s fastest-ever mirrorless EOS compact system camera.

EOS M3 – Key Features

  • 24.2 MP APS-C size CMOS sensor
  • Premium image quality using DIGIC 6 Processor
  • Selectable ISO range of 100-12,800 with expansion to 25,600
  • Hybrid CMOS AF III focusing system with 49 AF points
  • Focusing assist with Manual Focus Peaking and AF+MF
  • Large, tilt-type 3.0in (1040k) 3:2 ClearView II touchscreen with sRGB colour reproduction
  • High quality Full HD 1920×1080 movies at 24p and 30p in MP4 format with full exposure control
  • Built-in WiFi with NFC support
  • Fully compatible with Canon Speedlite System and advanced levels of controls
  • Premium body construction and handling with stainless steel chassis and all aluminium exterior

“There are currently no plans to bring the camera to market in America.”

PRESS RELEASE

The power of EOS, only smaller – the EOS M3

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 6 February 2015 – Canon today reveals the EOS M3 – a powerful Compact System Camera created for enthusiast photographers who demand premium performance. Fusing Canon’s unrivalled image quality and DSLR-levels of control in a compact body, the EOS M3 offers the ability to capture the world around you in exceptional detail. At the heart of the EOS M3 is Canon’s first 24.2 megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor and its most advanced image processor, DIGIC 6, delivering premium quality stills and Full HD Movies. Combined with super-fast AF performance, thanks to a new Hybrid CMOS AF III and 49-point AF System, this camera gives you the freedom to capture the beauty of movement. As an advanced photographer you’ll find everything you need at your fingertips, with intuitive DSLR-like dials and control, as well as the flexibility to change your lens, all shrunk down into a compact, ergonomic body to take with you wherever you go.



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Cameras, Canon

Canon EOS Rebel T6s / EOS 760D / EOS 8000D

Thu February 5, 2015

Canon EOS Rebel T6s / 760D

Canon EOS Rebel T6s / 760D

Category: Beginner, Serious

Type: APS-C DSLR


Wireless Rebel. The Canon EOS Rebel T6s (EOS 760D / EOS 8000D) is an APS-C DSLR with built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC). The EOS Rebel T6s features a 24.2MP CMOS image sensor, ISO range of 100-12,800 (expandable to 25,600), 5fps continuous shooting, 19-point all cross-type AF system, Full HD (1920 x 1080 at 30/25/24p) video with stereo sound and a tiltable LCD.

The Rebel line targets beginners with an easy-to-use DSLR which retains compatibility with Canon’s entire line of EF and EF-S lenses. It features advanced options usually seen on more advanced and expensive models, such as a top LCD display panel, a Quick Control dial (with locking mechanism), and an electronic level display.

Advanced HD movie shooting features that include HDR video recording and Movie Digital Zoom. A new HDR movie mode minimizes blown-out images in high-contrast scenes by alternatively shooting properly exposed and underexposed images at 60 fps, then combining them to generate 30 fps movies with extensive color gradation and shadow detail. Other features include manual exposure control and an external stereo microphone jack.

Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC makes it possible to transfer and share photos easily and conveniently to compatible devices without having to rely on using cables. Near Field Communication (NFC) allows the camera to pair with compatible Android devices and even Canon’s new Connect Station CS100. With the optional Connect Station CS100, you can store, view, and organize all of your photos and videos from just one device.

Wireless capabilities also allow the use of a compatible smartphone or tablet to remotely control the camera. A variety of the camera’s expressive capabilities are available to you: shooting modes, AF frame modes (single-point/face detection), continuous shooting mode and AF button.

You can purchase the EOS Rebel T6s Digital SLR body only or bundled with an EF-S 18-55 STM lens or bundled with an EF-S 18-135 STM lens.

The Canon EOS Rebel T6s will appeal to enthusiasts looking for an affordable entry-level DSLR with wireless connectivity and improved image capture capabilities and which is compatible with Canon’s impressive line of interchangeable lenses and accessories.


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CANON EOS REBEL T6S REVIEWS
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2015-02-06 Canon EOS Rebel T6s and T6i Press Release
2015-02-05 Canon EOS Rebel T6s QuickFact Sheet

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Cameras, Canon

Canon EOS Rebel T6i / EOS 750D / Kiss X8i

Thu February 5, 2015

Canon EOS Rebel T6i / EOS 750D / Kiss X8i

Canon EOS Rebel T6i / EOS 750D / Kiss X8i

Category: Beginner

Type: APS-C DSLR


Entry-level Rebel. The Canon EOS Rebel T6i (EOS 750D / Kiss X8i) is an entry-level APS-C DSLR with built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC). The EOS Rebel T6i features a 24.2MP CMOS image sensor, ISO range of 100-12,800 (expandable to 25,600), 5fps continuous shooting, 19-point all cross-type AF system, Full HD (1920 x 1080 at 30/25/24p) video and a tiltable LCD.

The Rebel line targets beginners with an easy-to-use DSLR which retains compatibility with Canon’s entire line of EF and EF-S lenses.

Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC makes it possible to transfer and share photos easily and conveniently to compatible devices without having to rely on using cables. Near Field Communication (NFC) allows the camera to pair with compatible Android devices and even Canon’s new Connect Station CS100. With the optional Connect Station CS100, you can store, view, and organize all of your photos and videos from just one device.

Wireless capabilities also allow the use of a compatible smartphone or tablet to remotely control the camera. A variety of the camera’s expressive capabilities are available to you: shooting modes, AF frame modes (single-point/face detection), continuous shooting mode and AF button.

You can purchase the EOS Rebel T6i Digital SLR body only or bundled with an EF-S 18-55 STM lens or bundled with an EF-S 18-135 STM lens.

The Canon EOS Rebel T6i will appeal to beginners looking for an affordable entry-level DSLR with wireless connectivity for casual photography.


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CANON EOS REBEL T6I REVIEWS
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Contests

Canon Europe Announced the Winner of ‪#‎SpacetoPlay‬ Berlinale Film Festival Competition

Sat January 31, 2015

This is an update to the previous blog, Canon Europe’s Film Competition: Upload a 15-Second Film with #SpacetoPlay Before 23:59 (CET) on 22 Jan.2015.

Canon UK recently announced the winner of the ‪#‎SpacetoPlay Berlinale Film Festival competition!

  • Tobias Braun from Germany has won a VIP experience for two to the Berlin International Film Festival 2015!

You can see Tobias Braun’s film, “The Mountains”, at https://www.facebook.com/video.php?v=832769560114000

Well done to our runners-up Paul-Henry de Baère, Volodya Voronin, Lee Man and Max Larruy who have each won a Canon LEGRIA mini camera. Happy filmmaking!

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Canon LEGRIA Mini

Canon LEGRIA Mini

Congratulations!

This video presents Canon LEGRIA mini digital camcorder – Capture HD Movies & Photos – Canon.

  • Highlights include: an ultra-wide angle lens, vari-angle LCD screen and built-in stand and mic, capture HD movies and detailed 12 megapixel photos, share content and operate remotely with built-in Wi-Fi.


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