Canon

The latest news, reviews, and information about Canon cameras, lenses, and products. Canon is a multinational corporation headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. The company manufactures a wide range of optical, imaging, and industrial products, but it's particularly known for its cameras and lenses. Founded in 1934, Canon initially launched the Kwanon, the first 35mm camera with a focal-plane shutter out of Japan.
Canon RF Mount

Perhaps We’ve Been Too Hard on Canon and Its ‘Closed’ RF Mount

When it comes to protecting its intellectual property, Canon is among the most litigious. Whether printer ink or lenses for the RF mount, the company spends significant effort shutting down unregistered third party brands. From the outside looking in, this can come off as petty, aggressive, or even greedy.

Map Camera's best-selling cameras of 2023

Nikon Tops Another Sales Chart for 2023

Following yesterday's coverage of Map Camera's best-selling lenses of 2023 roundup, the popular Japanese camera retailer has also published a breakdown of last year's 10 most popular new and used cameras.

The Most Forgettable Announcements of 2023

The Most Forgettable Announcements of 2023

This year included some fantastic new cameras, lenses, and accessories. From the Nikon Z8 and the Sony a7CR to the Canon RF 100-300mm f/2.8 and Sigma 14mm f/1.4 DG DN Art, nearly every camera maker brought something amazing to the table. However, some of them also announced products that slipped through the cracks by virtue of being dreadfully boring, if not outright bad.

Canon 2023 Year in Review

Canon in 2023: A Mixed Bag for the EOS R System

Canon's EOS R system finished 2022 with a bang, with Canon introducing the excellent EOS R6 Mark II camera and RF 135mm f/1.8 L IS USM lens. The momentum carried into early 2023, with two new cameras and a pair of new lenses. After that, Canon slowed down, although some late-year announcements set the stage for a strong return to form in 2024.

Eva Carias Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts

How Canon Supports a New Generation of Photographers

Many camera companies do charitable outreach work, including sponsoring photo contests, offering scholarships, and doing grassroots projects. Canon does a bit of everything, and the company's work with the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts is a significant way for the camera company to support the next generation of photographers and videographers.

Leica Q3

Leica Q3 Review From a Canon Photographer: Hit and Miss

Like many photographers, I've spent years hunting the impossible combination: a high-quality camera that's also compact. Must haves: a great sensor and a wide aperture wide angle lens. Today, I’ll walk you through the meandering journey that eventually led me to the Leica Q3.

Gordon Laing Canon D30 Retro Review

Canon EOS D30 Retro Review: The DSLR That Changed Everything

Gordon Laing of Camera Labs has returned with a new episode of his excellent "Retro Review" series, taking photographers on a nostalgic stroll down memory lane. This time, Laing has reviewed the Canon EOS D30, the company's first DSLR built from the ground up in-house.