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Canon unveils the G7 X large sensor compact Photo

Canon unveils the G7 X large sensor compact

Canon has unveiled the PowerShot G7 X camera which features a 1” 20.2-megapixel* High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor. This gives it an ISO range of 125 - 12,800 and as it is also equipped with the DIGIC 6 processing engine, shooting speeds of up to 6.5 fps. The lens is a 24-100mm equivalent with a built in ND filter. Controls include a programmable front control ring an EV dial, and tow customizable buttons.

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Canon announces the EOS 7D Mark II Photo

Canon announces the EOS 7D Mark II

Canon has announced their long awaited successor to the 7D SLR camera. The EOS 7D Mark II features a new 20.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor and Dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors, giving an ISO range of 100-16000 and a burst rate of up to 10fps. AF is 65 point all Cross Type with -3 EV and the company’s Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, combined with the iTR (Intelligent Tracking and Recognition) scene recognition system.

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Cannon warns about some third party batteries Photo

Cannon warns about some third party batteries

In a PSA video posted on YouTube, Canon USA have warned about inferior production techniques in some third party batteries. They aren’t against using 3rd party batteries per se; they are simply concerned that users are able to identify those that are safe to use and has been produced to the correct specifications.

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Canon launches irista Photo

Canon launches irista

Canon has launched a cloud based image management platform called irista. It supports a wide range of image types, including RAW and has no file size limitations. A 10GB account is free and available anywhere while paid larger volume storage accounts are seemingly only available within parts of Europe

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Canon announces 4 new compact models Photo

Canon announces 4 new compact models

Canon has announced 4 new compact cameras in its PowerShot range. Key new models for underwater use are the G16 and the S120. Both cameras feature improved AF performance and DIGIC 6 image processors with a 12.1-megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS image sensors.

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Canon announces the EOS 70D Photo

Canon announces the EOS 70D

Canon has announced its release of the EOS 70D SLR. Positioned as a mid-level camera, it features a new APS-C 20.2 megapixel sensor with enhanced low-light performance and a native ISO range of 100-12800. It is also equipped with Canon’s new Dual Pixel CMOS AF phase detection autofocus and a new DIGIC 5+ image processor. For video, it will shoot 1080p full HD video up to 30 fps in either ALL-I or IPB codecs.

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Canon announces X-Series-look Picture Control Photo

Canon announces X-Series-look Picture Control

Canon UK has announced the availability of a new Picture Style for its EOS SLR cameras. The Video Camera X-series-look is actually a video or still in-camera preset that mimics the look of the company’s X-series camcorders, with lowered color saturation and contrast levels.

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Canon updates firmware for EOS 6D Photo

Canon updates firmware for EOS 6D

Canon has released firmware version v.1.1.3 for the EOS 6D SLR camera. The update fixes “a phenomenon in which the Date/Time/Zone settings screen appears on the LCD display, after the user has already configured these settings.” The updates is regarded as mandatory for EOS 6D owners, even if they have not yet experienced the problem yet.

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