Posts Tagged ‘canon’

Disabled Photographer Petitioning Canon to Make a DSLR for Left-Handed People

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Throughout the history of photography, cameras have mostly been designed with right handed people in mind. For DSLRs in particular, the shutter button and camera controls are usually on the right side of the camera, making it difficult to operate without using your right hand.

Florida-based photographer Sylvia Cacciatore is on a mission to change that: she’s currently petitioning Canon to consider developing a camera that’s designed specifically for left-handed people.
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Canon is Japanese Patent King in the United States for 10th Straight Year

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When it comes to filing and obtaining patents from the US government, no Japanese company is as active as Canon. For the 10th straight year, Canon has ranked 1st among all Japanese companies in terms of patents awarded. Its 4,055 patents from 2014 also ranks Canon 3rd overall among all companies.
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Rumor: The Next Canon 5D DSLR Model May Come in Three Different Flavors

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The Canon 5D Mark III was first announced back in March 2012, so it should be due for a replacement soon. There are some interesting new rumors swirling around regarding what that successor might look like. If they are accurate, then Canon may be planning not one, but three DSLRs as followups to the 5D Mark III.
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Video: The Technologies Inside Canon’s EF Lenses

If you’d like a primer on the technologies found inside Canon’s EF line of lenses, look no further than this 12-minute introduction created by Canon. We learn about things like aspherical lenses, fluorite lenses, diffractive optics, USM, lens coatings, and more.

Canon produced its 100 millionth EF lens back in April of 2014.

(H/T The Digital Picture)

Canon to Return Camera Production to Japan as Yen Value Tumbles

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The value of the Japanese yen has tumbled in recent months, and that could mean changes to where Japanese camera companies choose to manufacture their products. Canon is one company that is making changes in response to the changing economic landscape: it says it plans to bring more of its camera manufacturing back to Japan.
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Did Canon Leak a Glimpse of an Upcoming DSLR with this Connect Station Photo?

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Do you recognize the DSLR seen in the photograph above? Reader Florian Feuchtner spotted the camera in a Connect Station product photo posted to Canon Austria’s Facebook page yesterday. What’s strange is that the design doesn’t seem to match the backsides of any current Canon DSLR.
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Canon Launches 5 New PowerShot Cameras with a Focus on Connectivity

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Canon has refreshed its PowerShot compact camera line with five new cameras. Three SX series cameras feature wireless connectivity, while two ELPH updates feature simple spec improvements.
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Canon’s New Connect Station Wants to Be a Central Hub of Your Photo Experience

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Canon today announced a new product called the Connect Station CS100. It’s a system designed for storing, viewing, and sharing your digital photos and videos.
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Yongnuo’s Clone of the Canon 2X Teleconverter Costs $180 Instead of $449

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Yongnuo has had quite a busy few months. In addition to the Canon lens clones that have generated quite a bit of buzz, the company has also quietly created a cheaper version of the Canon 2X III teleconverter.
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Deal Alert: Buy the Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS Lens for Just $648

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Here’s a first-come-first-serve deal alert: if you’re a Canon shooter in the market for a versatile zoom lens, you can currently purchase the popular Canon 24-105mm f/4L IS for just $648 new on eBay from the store getitdigital. The lens is currently priced at $1,149 from B&H and Amazon, so that’s a savings of $501 (~44% off).
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