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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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Press Releases

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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2015-02-05 Canon EOS Rebel T6i QuickFact Sheet

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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.


Firmware Updates

Canon Europe Firmware Updates are Available: Version 2.0.7 for EOS-1D X, Version 1.3.9 for EOS-1D C & Version 1.3.3 for EOS 5D Mark III

Thu January 29, 2015

Canon Europe recently released the following firmware updates:

  • Version 2.0.7 for EOS-1D X,
  • Version 1.3.9 for EOS-1D C and
  • Version 1.3.3 for EOS 5D Mark III.

Please note: the firmware update for the EOS-1D C cannot be downloaded – to obtain the update the camera must be returned to a Canon Regional Competence Centre (RCC) or taken to an authorised Canon Repair Centre. To find out the location of your nearest RCC or Canon Repair Centre please click here.

Please click here to access Canon Europe’s Product Support pages and select the camera – the EOS-1D X or EOS 5D Mark III – you wish to download the firmware for.

January 2015

NEWS RELEASE

New firmware updates for the Canon EOS-1D X, EOS-1D C and 5D Mark III DSLRs, which incorporate a number of improvements and fixes, are now available. The details of the firmware updates are shown below…

EOS-1D X firmware Version 2.0.7 and EOS-1D C firmware Version 1.3.9

Firmware update Version 2.0.7 for the EOS-1D X and Version 1.3.9 for the EOS-1D C incorporates the following improvements and fixes:
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Press Releases

Canon’s Cloud-based Image Management Service, irista: No Cost for Up to 15GB + New Updates are Now Live

Thu January 29, 2015

The following video presents Better protect your photos: secure photo storage online with irista by Canon:

A crashed drive. Stolen camera. Lost phone. All it takes for precious memories to be lost forever.
Keep each life moment safer with Irista by Canon – online photo storage designed to protect your images.

Published on Nov 11, 2014

The Canon’s new features going live are part of the next development phase of the Cloud-based Image Management Service, irista, and include an optimised user experience for tablets, as well as the ability to order high quality photo books directly from irista.

The features upgrades going live today are:

  • Adobe® Lightroom® integration: Edit images directly in Lightroom, which stores and synchronises the edited versions on your irista account, maintaining a single place to store all your photos. Lightroom users will also find their photos with XMP data in irista, ensuring images can easily be filtered.
  • Multi-device ready : Compatible with the most popular iOS and Android tablets, the user experience has now been enhanced to make all of irista’s functionality easily accessible on tablet devices.
  • Photo books at the touch of a button: Create and order stunning HD photo books directly from irista. Simply filter your favourite images and create a book within irista, all via your web browser. You’ll receive a beautiful, premium quality photo book, allowing you to enjoy your photos time and time again.

Also, there is new pricing – increased storage for photography enthusiasts as follows.

  • Up to 15GB: No cost, full functionality. The updated FREE tier now offers 15GB of cloud storage space – with full irista functionality.
  • Up to 200GB: €4.99 (5.64 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per month, or €49.00 (55.41 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year: for larger image libraries.
  • Up to 500GB: €10.99 (12.43 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per month, or €109.00 (123.24 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year: for larger image libraries.

Additional storage can also be purchased at:

  • €39.00 (44.12 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year for 100GB,
  • €99.00 (112.01 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year for 500GB and
  • €199.00 (224.97 US Dollar at the current exchange rate) per year for 1TB.

The updated irista service is now live, sign up by visiting: www.irista.com .

PRESS RELEASE

Every image, everywhere: Canon’s latest irista updates go live

London, UK, 29 January 2015 – Canon today goes live with exciting new updates to its cloud-based image management service, irista, making it more user-friendly than ever before. The features going live are part of the next development phase of the platform and include an optimised user experience for tablets, as well as the ability to order high quality photo books directly from irista. Alongside the feature updates, Canon also today unveils new pricing for the irista subscription tiers, giving photography enthusiasts increased storage.

irista

Feature upgrades – providing an optimised, user-friendly experience

The features going live today are:
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