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July 16, 2011
Posted in Deals

Canon DSLR AUCTION from Europe!

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Here the list of Canon DSRL deals from Europe.
Good luck!
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III 21.1 MP, Worldwide
Canon EOS 1D Mark II, Postage to Europe
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Postage to Europe
Canon EOS 5D Mark II 21.1 MP, Postage to Europe
Canon EOS 7D 18mp, Postage to Europe, Australia, Canada
Canon EOS 60D, Postage to Europe
Canon EOS 60D 18.0 MP, Worldwide
Canon EOS 60D 18MP, Worldwide
Canon EOS 550D/ T2i 18-55mm IS KIT, Postage to Europe, Australia, Canada
Canon EOS Rebel 550D/ T2i 18.7MP, Postage to Europe, Australia, Canada
Canon EOS 550D/ T2i Kit 18-55mm, Postage to Europe
Canon EOS 600 D 18-55mm, Worldwide

July 15, 2011
Posted in News

Tokina postponed the release of AT-X 17-35 F4 PRO FX


Tokina announced to postpone the release date for X 17-35 F4 PRO FX.
Scheduled for late July, the Canon Mount will be released at the End of August, and the Nikon Mount in September.
“AT-X 17-35 F4 PRO FX is a wide-angle zoom lens that covers the device’s full-size pickup.
In a wide-angle zoom lens is Tokina for the full size, AT has a lineup of already-X 16-28 F2.8 PRO, AT-X 17-35 F4 PRO FX is designed to F4 to open the. Have succeeded in small bold lens.

The F2.8 lens is in excellent properties, it is also worth noting the benefits of the F4 to open. The nature of the lens, usually to large diameter-to brighten the open. Larger diameter of the lens, however, there are aspects of the aberrations prone to occur. If you set the F4 to open the can be kept to a low occurrence of aberrations from the design stage, the optical design can become more reasonable. AT-X 17-35 F4 PRO FX is, APS-but almost as big as the wide-angle zoom lens for C, F4 is also largely due to the design of this size was realized.”
Suggested retail price: ¥ 98,000, around $ 1.200 and € 850,00.
Tokina (Google Translation)
Click to see 12 sample images taken with 5D MII

Check out price and availability of 5D MarkII: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay

July 15, 2011
Posted in News

Canon-Cloud


Canon USA selected the eGain 10 software suite for his multichannel custemer service.
This multilingual deployment will cater to the needs of both consumers and business customers through phone, email, social, and web channel”.
The eGain Press Release tells that Joseph Warren, vice president and general manager, Customer Support Operations for Canon U.S.A, said, “Canon customers are using a variety of agent-assisted and self-service interaction channels. With eGain 10 and its underlying Customer Interaction Hub platform, our customer service will be consistent, effective, and efficient across all touchpoints. Moreover, we can plug in new communication media as customer preferences evolve.”

“A highlight of the contact center knowledge management and web self-service applications is the eGain Multisearch™ capability. Unmatched answer findability is provided through the simple search box, which brings together federated content and multiple access methods (keyword and natural language search, dynamic FAQs, question matching, topic tree browsing, and guided help) and offers them with GPS-style navigation. These eGain applications will enable agents to resolve a broad range of pre-sales and post-sales customer queries, while empowering customers with the same capability through web self-service.”
eGain Press Release

July 15, 2011
Posted in News

Kenko Tokina acquired Cokin.


This time Kenko Tokina Co., Ltd. (President Toru Yamanaka) is that we have acquired Cokin square filter manufacturer in France for the photo.
Cokin is a manufacturer has developed the world’s first square filter system for photos, is a leading manufacturer, which exports products to more than 100 countries. In particular, the professional line of Cokin are in very high technical level.
The acquisition, the company while maintaining the independence Cokin it can reduce the financial burden, it is possible to buy raw materials and abundant. Also, we can build products manufacturing base in Europe, we will further accelerate global strategy. In the future, expand the standard of customer service, introducing innovative new products utilizing the technologies of both filters and photo accessories to market success, and contribute to the world for photo imaging.
Kenko Tokina Announcement (Google Translation from Japanese)
Cokin will become Cokin France S.A.S.U. and will remain indipendent of the new mothership. With the new acquisition, both companies will expand, increasing their presence in the photographic accessory market.
Cokin

July 14, 2011
Posted in News

Bestsellers in Digital SLR Cameras


Here some ranking list of Digital SLR Cameras.
The Amazon’s lists are updated hourly and the Japanese ranking refers to the month of June.
Amazon US Ranking
1. Canon EOS 600D/ T3i
2. Nikon D3100
3. Canon EOS 1100D/ T3
Amazon UK Ranking
1. Nikon D3000
2. Nikon D3100
3. Canon EOS 550/ T21
Amazon DE Ranking
1. Canon EOS 600D/ T3i
2. Canon EOS 550D/ T21
3. Nikon D5100
Amazon Fr Ranking
1. Canon EOS 550D/T21
2. Canon EOS 7D
3. Canon EOD 600D/T3i
BCN JP Ranking of June
1. Nikon D3100
2. Canon EOS 600D/T3i/KissX5
3. Canon EOS 550D/T21/KissX4

Canon EOS 600D/T3i price: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay
Canon EOS 1100D/T3: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay
Canon EOS 550/T21: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay
Canon 7D: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay
Nikon D3000: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay
Nikon D3100: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay
Nikon D5100: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay

July 14, 2011
Posted in Patents

Canon patent mirrorless mount adapter


Canon has a built-aperture mount adapter on a patent pending. Because the lens image circle can afford that extra light ghost in it may cause, Canon seems to have addressed by an internal aperture in the adapter. Canon’s next generation camera that sounds like little by little starting to move.

. Patent Publication No. 2011-107255
2011.6.2 Published
2009.11.13 filing date
. Conventional mount converter
Adjust the flange back only
Not consider the difference of the image circle, causing unwanted ghost light
. Canon patent
Aperture converter having an adjusting means
Aperture and manual operation of locks available
And electric drive aperture, the lens can be controlled by information
With a means of communication”
Egami, Google Translation from Japanese.

July 13, 2011
Posted in Reviews

Canon 60D? T2i? or 7D?


I’ve found a good support for the choice between Canon 60D, T2i and 7D.
If you are looking to upgrade your equipment, on this Review you will find some useful pointers.
But at the end …all depends on what your needs are.
Thephoblographer

Canon 60D: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay
Canon T2i/EOS 550D: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay
Canon 7D: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay

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