Canon Rebel T7i (EOS 800D) officially announced (and pre-order links)

Rebel T7i

At a glance:

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • 45-Point All Cross-Type Phase-Detect AF
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Up to 6 fps Shooting and ISO 51200
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Bluetooth
  • HDR Movie and Time-Lapse Movie
  • Movie Electronic IS, Feature Assistant

Canon Rebel T7i (EOS 800D) pre-order links, shipping starts 3/31:

Canon press release:

New Canon EOS Rebel T7i and EOS 77D Cameras Possess Stunning Autofocus Capabilities

New DSLR Additions are Joined by New Compact EF-S Lens and Canon’s First-Ever Remote Utilizing Bluetooth® Technology3

MELVILLE, N.Y., February 14, 2017 – Developed and designed to meet the varying needs of entry-level and advanced amateur photographers, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced two new additions to the celebrated EOS system – the EOS Rebel T7i DSLR camera, which adds to the popular Rebel series of entry-level DSLR cameras, and the EOS 77D DLSR camera, which represents a new category of cameras for advanced amateur photographers. Canon also introduced today the new EF-S 18-55mm f/4-5.6 IS STM lens and Wireless Remote Control BR-E1, as well as added functionality for the Canon Connect Station CS100. “In what marks the 30th year since the introduction of the Canon EOS System, the announcement today of these two new DSLR cameras exhibits Canon’s commitment to providing our customers with the tools they need to grow their passion for capturing the best possible pictures of the moments in time that mean the most to them, or inspire them to one day shoot professionally,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A.

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Canon announce EF-S 18-55mm F/4-5.6 IS STM, Bluetooth Remote BR-E1 and EVC-DC2 Electronic Viewfinder

18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STMMore stuff has been announced by Canon today.

Canon EF-S 18-55mm F/3.5-5.6 IS STM – $249.00 – Adorama | B&H Photo

Canon BR-E1 Wireless Remote for T7i and 77D – $49.95 – Adorama | B&H Photo

Canon EVC-DC2 Electronic Viewfinder for EOS M6/EOS M3/PowerShot G1 X Mark II/PowerShot G3 X – $209.95 

All pre-order links for the new gear announced today by Canon:

Canon Rebel T7i (EOPS 800D) pre-order links, shipping starts 3/31:

  • Canon Rebel T7i Body – $749: B&H Photo  | Adorama | Amazon
  • Canon Rebel T7i with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM: – $899: B&H Photo  | Adorama | Amazon
  • Canon Rebel T7i with EF-S 18-135mm IS STM – $1,299: B&H Photo  | Adorama | Amazon

Canon EOS M6

  • Canon EOS M6 Black – $799: B&H Photo  Adorama  | Amazon
  • Canon EOS M6 Silver – $799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon
  • Canon EOS M6 with EF-M 15-45mm IS STM Black – $899: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon
  • Canon EOS M6 with EF-M 15-45mm IS STM Silver – $899: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon
  • Canon EOS M6 with EF-S 18-150mm IS STM Black – $1,279: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon
  • Canon EOS M6 with EF-S 18-150mm IS STM Silver – $1,279: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon

Canon EOS 77D

  • Canon EOS 77D Body – Black – $899.99 – Adorama | B&H Photo
  • Canon EOS 77D with EF-S 18-55mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens – $1,049.00 – Adorama | B&H Photo
  • Canon EOS 77D with EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens- $1,499.00 – Adorama | B&H Photo

Canon EOS M5 tutorial and user guide video

Canon EOS M5 Tutorial And User Guide Video

Canon EOS M5: Amazon | B&H Photo | Digitalrev | eBay | Adorama | Canon USA

At a glance:

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 7 Image Processor
  • 2.36m-Dot EVF, Touch and Drag AF Control
  • 3.2″ 1.62m-Dot Tilting Touchscreen LCD
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC, Bluetooth Smart
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Up to 9 fps Shooting and ISO 25600
  • Digital IS 5-Axis Image Stabilization

Tony & Chelsea Northrup posted a video 1-hour tutorial and user guide about the Canon EOS M5, Canon’s most feature-rich mirrorless camera so far. If you want to know about the EOS M5 and are too lazy (or occupied) to read the manual, then this may the resource to answer all your questions.

Index to the video:

0:20 What I Don’t Cover
1:09 Battery and Lens Set Up
3:38 Memory Cards
5:18 Ports
6:32 Taking a Picture
8:38 Reviewing a Picture
10:35 Brightness
11:00 Diopter
12:03 Aperture Priority http://sdp.io/FStop
16:48 Shutter Priority http://sdp.io/settings
19:37 Manual Mode http://sdp.io/GoManual
23:26 Bulb Mode http://sdp.io/filter
24:51 Shutter Modes
26:23 Self-Timer
28:23 Focusing Modes http://sdp.io/focus
30:48 Touch & Drag AF
32:06 Manual Focus
33:15 Focus Peaking
34:48 AF + MF
35:32 Back-button Focus http://sdp.io/YBB
37:58 Changing ISO http://sdp.io/ISO
39:20 Exposure Compensation http://sdp.io/EC
40:46 Bracketing
42:59 Raw http://sdp.io/RawvJPG
45:03 Metering Modes
45:48 Flash
46:51 Flash Exposure Compensation
47:37 White Balance
48:12 Video
48:35 Manual Video
49:01 Interval Timer (http://sdp.io/6DTimer)
49:27 Mirror Lockup
49:37 Wi-Fi
53:09 Formatting a Memory Card (http://sdp.io/photorec)
55:25 Disabling the Beep
55:49 Copyright
56:32 My Menu
57:26 Saving Power
58:41 Firmware Updates
59:08 Adapting Canon Lenses
1:00:15 Adapting Non-Canon Lenses
1:01:05 Accessories and Gear Recommendations

Btw, do you know the EOS M6 will be announced this week?

How to downgrade Canon firmware (step-by-step tutorial by Magic Lantern team)

magic lantern

The skilled hackers behind Magic Lantern just posted an interesting and useful tutorial and step-by-step guide on how to downgrade the firmware on your Canon camera. Yes, you read right: downgrade the firmware. This might be more useful than most people believes, especially if you’re playing around with different version of Magic Lantern.

Click here to read the firmware downgrade tutorial. Please note that even if every step is described, this remains a task for somewhat experienced users, and you do it at your own risk if you make a mistake.

For those who do not know, ML is an incredibly powerful extension for your Canon DSLR firmware. Magic Lantern is a free software add-on that runs from the SD/CF card and adds a host of new features to Canon EOS cameras that weren’t included from the factory by Canon. Among these features are zebras for under/over exposed areas, raw video output, on-screen overlays and headphone monitoring, ghost image overlay, full control over H264 bitrate and not to forget 14-bit uncompressed RAW video. Ant then even more. Head over to Magic Lantern to learn more about (click here).

magic lantern

Canon Rebel T7i (EOS 800D) image and specification leaked (24MP, Dual Pixel AF)

Rebel T7i

The Canon Rebel T7i (EOS 800D in EU) will be announced soon. The new EF-S 18-55mm is also in the picture.

More leaks coming from Nokishita Camera. A set of 4 images of the Canon Rebel T7i (EOS 800D in EU), and the specifications.

  • 24.2 million pixels
  • DIGIC 7
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • 6 fps
  • ISO 100 – 25600
  • Video: Full HD, 5 axis electronic image stabilization
  • Articulated 3″ touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi/Bluetooth
  • Size: 131.0×99.9×76.2 mm
  • Weight: 532 g

The upcoming Canon Rebel T7i got a noticeable upgrade in features, Canon’s first tier on sensor AF system, Dual Pixel AF, a good frame rate, 5 axis electronic ISIS. Not bad for a so called entry-level DSLR. Now let’s wait to know the price.

This leak indirectly confirms our rumor about the EOS 77D featuring Dual Pixel AF and a 24MP sensor.

Announcement coming soon. Stay tuned.

Rebel T7i

Rebel T7i

Rebel T7i

Six Canon product designs were recognized with prestigious 2017 iF Design Awards

iF Design

These Canon products won an IF design award:

Canon press release:

Canon designs recognized with internationally renowned iF Design Awards for 23rd consecutive year

TOKYO, February 9, 2017—Canon Inc. announced today that six Canon product designs were recognized by iF International Forum Design GmbH with prestigious 2017 iF Design Awards.

Established in 1953, the iF Design Awards are recognized internationally as one of the most prestigious awards within the field of design, with outstanding industrial designs chosen from all over the world each year. This year 5,575 entries from 59 countries and regions were judged by internationally active design experts across seven disciplines: product, packaging, communication, service design, architecture, interior architecture, and professional concept.

This year marks Canon’s 23rd consecutive year of winning iF Design Awards. Encouraged by the recognition of the Company’s design excellence, Canon will continue striving to realize products that combine the highest levels of performance and design.

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