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Canon features Franco Banfi Photo

Canon features Franco Banfi

Underwater Photographer and Canon Explorer, Franco Banfi, has written a comprehensive review of the EOX 1D X Mark II camera for the Canon Professional Network. He compares using it on assignment with sperm whales (Physeter macrocephalus) in Dominica and with hammerhead sharks (Sphyrna mokarran) in Bimini, Bahamas. In his review, He praises the 1D X Mark II for its autofocus, speed and ISO performance.

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Canon announces 6D Mark II and Rebel SL2 cameras Photo

Canon announces 6D Mark II and Rebel SL2 cameras

Canon has announced two new SLR cameras. The EOS 6D Mark II has a full frame 29.2 MP sensor, a native ISO range of 100-40000 and a 45 points all cross type autofocus (AF) system. The EOS Rebel SL2 9EOS (200D in Europe) has an APS-C 24.2 MP sensor, an ISO range of 100-25600 and Dual Pixel CMOS AF.

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Canon provides explanation of Dual Pixel AutoFocus System Photo

Canon provides explanation of Dual Pixel AutoFocus System

Canon has released a short video explaining their Dual Pixel AutoFocus system. This is an on sensor phase detection system, so is used when shooting either in Live View or video modes on several SLR models including EOS 70D, EOS 7D Mark II and EOS 5D Mark IV. It is also incorporated into several EOS Cinema models.

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Canon announces C-Log upgrade for EOS 5D Mark IV Photo

Canon announces C-Log upgrade for EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon has officially announced the much rumoured upgrade for the EOS 5D Mark IV which incorporates Canon Log. The upgrade will be performed by Canon Service Centers from July and will cost $100. Using the new upgrade when shooting video will produce a cinematic look that captures maximum dynamic range and responds well to post processing and color grading.

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Canon has announced two new entry level SLR cameras Photo

Canon has announced two new entry level SLR cameras

Canon has announced two new entry level EOS series SLR cameras. The Rebel T7i (EOS 800D in Europe) and 77D both feature a 24.2 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) sensor and a 45-point all cross-type Dual Pixel phase detection AF system. Image processing is via the DIGIC 7 Image Processor with a native ISO range of 100–25600.

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Canon has announced the EOS M6 mirrorless camera Photo

Canon has announced the EOS M6 mirrorless camera

Canon has announced the EOS M6 mirrorless camera. It has a 24.2 Megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor which combined with a DIGIC 7 processor give a native ISO range of 100-25600. Autofocus is Dual Pixel CMOS, video is available in HD resolution at 60p and it is compatible with EF1, EF-S1 and EF-M lenses.

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Canon provides AF guide for EOS 1D X Mark II Photo

Canon provides AF guide for EOS 1D X Mark II

Canon has released an 148 page pdf guide to the EOS 1D X Mark II camera’s AF system. It provides: “Information about the effect of different AF Cases, and various other menu settings.” Although it is specific to the 1D X Mark II, most of the information will also apply to the EOS 5D Mark IV too.

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Canon announces new cameras at CES Photo

Canon announces new cameras at CES

At the CES Show in Las Vegas, Canon has so far announced an updated version of the G9 X compact camera, a “Video Creator” kit of the new camera bundled with an extra battery, a Manfrotto tripod and an SD card and 3 new Personal Camcorders.

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Canon introduces the XC15 4K camcorder Photo

Canon introduces the XC15 4K camcorder

Canon has introduced the XC15 4K camcorder. The new camera features XLR microphone inputs and “Look” modes that allow it to match footage captured by other Canon pro cameras. It features a one inch CMOS sensor and the DIGIC 5 image processor along with a 10X optical zoom lens.

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