Canon EOS 80D articles by Canon Professional Network

Canon EOS 80D Articles By Canon Professional Network

Canon EOS 80D at a glance:

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • 45-Point All Cross-Type AF System
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Expanded ISO 25600, Up to 7 fps Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • RGB+IR 7560-Pixel Metering Sensor

The Canon Professional Network (CPN) posted a bunch of articles about the Canon EOS 80D‘s new features, and an introduction video too.

Pre-orders for the EOS 80D are live now:

Australia: Amazon, Adorama, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay Australia, Alibaba
Austria: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, Wex Photographie, eBay Austria
Belgium: Amazon, Amazon France, DigitalRev, eBay Belgium
Canada: Amazon Canada, Newegg Canada, Canon Store, DigitalRev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Canada, Henry's Canada
China: Alibaba, Amazon China, Digitalrev, eBay
Denmark: Amazon, DigitalRev, eBay
Finland: Amazon, DigitalRev, eBay
France: Amazon FR, DigitalRev, eBay FR
Germany: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photographie
Hong Kong: Alibaba, Amazon China, Adorama, Digitalrev, B&H Photo, eBay, Amazon US
India: Alibaba, Amazon, eBay, DigitalRev, Canon USA, Adorama, B&H Photo
Ireland: Park Cameras, Amazon UK, DigitalRev, eBay IE
Italy: Amazon IT, DigitalRev, eBay IT
Japan: Amazon Japan, Rakuten, DigitalRev, eBay, Amazon US, Alibaba
Netherlands: Amazon, DigitalRev, eBay.nl
Norway: DigitalRev, eBay
Poland: DigitalRev, Redcoon.pl, eBay
Singapore: Alibaba, Amazon, B&H Photo, Adorama, Digitalrev, eBay
Spain: Amazon ES, DigitalRev, Redcoon.es, eBay.es
Suisse: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, Wex Photographie, eBay.ch
Sweden: DigitalRev, eBay
Thailand: Alibaba, Amazon, DigitalRev, B&H Photo, Adorama, eBay
United Kingdom: Park Cameras, Amazon UK, Warehouseexpress, DigitalRev, eBay.uk, Calumet Photographic
USA: Amazon, B&H Photo, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay, Henry Canada, Newegg Canada, Alibaba

Why does the Canon EOS 80D have “4k Movie” listed under image formats

EOS 80D

This was noted by one of our readers on Twitter (thanks @giupipia).

If you head over to the Canon EOS 80D specification page, then have a look under “Specifications -> Recording System”, you’ll see that the following is stated (emphasis mine):

Video: MOV (4K Movie: Motion JPEG, Full HD Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264*; Audio: Linear PCM), MP4 (Movie: MPEG4 AVC/H.264*; Audio: AAC)

The EOS 80D does not have a 4k video mode. I wonder why “4K Movie” is there. Is this a special time-lapse mode?

Any ideas?

Canon EOS 80D $1,199: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EOS 80D with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM $1,349: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EOS 80D with EF-S 18-135mm IS USM $1,799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM $599.99: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

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Pre-order links for all countries after the break

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What happened to the camera industry in 2015? (infographic & video)

The folks ar LensVid posted an interesting article about what happened to the camera industry in 2015. The infographics above gives you a quick overview.

More interesting, the people at LensVid put together some predictions for 2016:

  • 2016 will be a better year for the photography market. With that said, we still expect the total number of cameras sold in 2016 to be below 30 million – or around 15% decrease compared to 2015.
  • On the other hand, we expect more DSLR sales in 2016 – with a one digit increase, and more or less the same increase in mirrorless cameras.
  • We are predicting that compact cameras will drop below 20 million and may even get close to 15 million (compared to 22 million in 2015).
  • Finally, Looking a bit ahead in the next 2 years DSLRs and mirrorless cameras will have a bigger market share than compact cameras, which we are predicting – will become a niche market before the end of this decade.

Read the article at LensVid.

Canon EOS 80D in a nutshell (video)

Canon EOS 80D In A Nutshell (video)

DPReview on Youtube posted a neat and short overview video about the Canon EOS 80D (press release).

Canon EOS 80D $1,199: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EOS 80D with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM $1,349: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EOS 80D with EF-S 18-135mm IS USM $1,799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM $599.99: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

 

Canon EOS 80D order links world-wide:

Australia: Amazon, Adorama, B&H Photo, Digitalrev, eBay Australia, Alibaba
Austria: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, Wex Photographie, eBay Austria
Belgium: Amazon, Amazon France, DigitalRev, eBay Belgium
Canada: Amazon Canada, Newegg Canada, Canon Store, DigitalRev, Adorama, B&H Photo, eBay Canada, Henry's Canada
China: Alibaba, Amazon China, Digitalrev, eBay
Denmark: Amazon, DigitalRev, eBay
Finland: Amazon, DigitalRev, eBay
France: Amazon FR, DigitalRev, eBay FR
Germany: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, eBay DE, Wex Photographie
Hong Kong: Alibaba, Amazon China, Adorama, Digitalrev, B&H Photo, eBay, Amazon US
India: Alibaba, Amazon, eBay, DigitalRev, Canon USA, Adorama, B&H Photo
Ireland: Park Cameras, Amazon UK, DigitalRev, eBay IE
Italy: Amazon IT, DigitalRev, eBay IT
Japan: Amazon Japan, Rakuten, DigitalRev, eBay, Amazon US, Alibaba
Netherlands: Amazon, DigitalRev, eBay.nl
Norway: DigitalRev, eBay
Poland: DigitalRev, Redcoon.pl, eBay
Singapore: Alibaba, Amazon, B&H Photo, Adorama, Digitalrev, eBay
Spain: Amazon ES, DigitalRev, Redcoon.es, eBay.es
Suisse: Amazon DE, DigitalRev, Wex Photographie, eBay.ch
Sweden: DigitalRev, eBay
Thailand: Alibaba, Amazon, DigitalRev, B&H Photo, Adorama, eBay
United Kingdom: Park Cameras, Amazon UK, Warehouseexpress, DigitalRev, eBay.uk, Calumet Photographic
USA: Amazon, B&H Photo, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay, Henry Canada, Newegg Canada, Alibaba

Canon Powershot G7 X Mark II and PowerShot SX720 HS officially announced, pre-orders available

Canon Powershot G7 X Mark II And PowerShot SX720 HS Officially Announced, Pre-orders Available

Canon announce the new Canon Powershot G7 X Mark II and PowerShot SX720 HS compact cameras. The Powershot G7X II will be available in May 2016 for $699.99, the Powershot SX720 HS will be available in March 2016 for $379.99. Pre-orders are available.

Canon Powershot G7 X Mark II: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon

Canon WP-DC55 Waterproof Case for PowerShot G7 X Mark II: B&H Photo | Adorama

Canon PSC-5500 Deluxe Leather Case for Powershot G7-X Mark II: B&H Photo | Adorama

Canon PowerShot SX720 HS:  B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon

Canon press release: (German text here):

Take That Camera To Go! Canon U.S.A Launches Compact Powershot G7 X Mark II And PowerShot SX720 HS Digital Cameras

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Ideal for both advanced amateur and pro photographers looking for a convenient, high performance compact camera with the ability to connect to compatible digital devices, Canon U.S.A. Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, proudly introduces the compact PowerShot G7 X Mark II1 and lightweight PowerShot SX720 HS digital cameras.

Canon’s new PowerShot G7 X Mark II digital camera pairs a 1.0-inch, 20.1 Megapixel* CMOS sensor with Canon’s new DIGIC 7 Image Processor to help reduce noise and deliver outstanding image quality, even in low light shooting situations. The PowerShot SX720HS digital camera boasts a new 40x Optical Zoom lens (equivalent to 24-960mm), providing outstanding performance, reach and resolution for everyday use and when shooting memorable family events, while easily slipping into a pocket or purse.

“In today’s world, compact cameras must work well with other devices and still offer superb quality. The PowerShot G7 X Mark II and PowerShot SX720 HS cameras both provide outstanding image quality with amazing optical zoom lenses and they easily connect with compatible phones, tablets and other smart devices so great images can be shared and enjoyed” stated Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Sleek and Sophisticated
The first Canon camera to feature Canon’s new high—speed DIGIC 7 Image Processor,the PowerShot G7 X Mark IIdigital camera is a model of compact sophistication and speed with a high-quality sleek body and optimum comfort grip. Building on the success of Canon’s PowerShot G7 X digital camera, the PowerShot G7 X Mark II digital camera features a fast startup and improved RAW continuous shooting speed of up to eight frames per second (fps) with short intervals between shots. Additional features include:

  • Bright f/1.8 (W) – f/2.8 (T), 4.2x (24–100mm equivalent) optical zoom lens with Canon’s Intelligent Image Stabilizer (IS) and a 9-blade iris diaphragm;
  • Multi-angle 3.0-inch capacitive touch panel LCD with a screen resolution of 1.04 million dots and tilt options of 180° up and 45° down;
  • Ability to capture 1080p Full HD video in MP4 format with stereo sound;
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®** and Near Field Communications (NFC™)*** capability with a dedicated Wi-Fi button for easy sharing and transferring of images and videos;
  • Picture Style function that offers superb command of in-camera color, contrast, and sharpness;
  • In-camera RAW conversion, making it possible to preview customized image processing modifications on the camera, without the use of a computer;
  • Convenient control ring lever that enables users to quickly switch between stepped and continuous ring movement;
  • Time-Lapse Movie feature to help capture images at preset intervals and combine them to create a short movie clip;
  • Panning feature that allows the camera to lock onto the main subject using Canon’s Intelligent IS technology to automatically adjust the shutter speed for beautiful background blur.

The Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II digital camera is currently scheduled to be available in May 2016 for an estimated retail price of $699.99.

Powerful Zoom Delivers Virtually Shake-Free Images
The Canon PowerShot SX720 HS digital camera is equipped with a new powerful zoom lens and is the ideal choice for amateur photographers looking to take a step up from a smartphone or entry-level digital camera to a lightweight, compact camera. The PowerShot SX720 HS digital camera’s new 40x Optical Zoom lens (24-960mm equivalent focal length range) uses one Hi-UD, three UD and three aspheric lens elements to help achieve high image quality and high magnification, while also utilizing Canon’s Intelligent Imaging Stabilizing (IS) technology for greater optical performance.

As the successor to Canon’s PowerShot SX710 HS digital compact camera, the PowerShot SX720 HS digital camera features increases its zoom range while maintaining compact size for maximum convenience. Additional features include:

  • A dedicated Wi-Fi® button for easy sharing and transferring of images and videos utilizing the camera’s built-in WiFi and NFCtechnology;
  • 20.3 Megapixel* CMOS sensor with Canon’s DIGIC 6 Image Processor to help deliver outstanding image quality, even in low light;
  • 1080p/60 Full HD video capture with stereo sound;
  • 3.0-inch LCD (approx. 922,000 dots) to allow for easy viewing, even from a wide angle;
  • Zoom Framing Assist that allows the lens to automatically zoom in or out while the camera follows subject movement and helps keep it in focus;
  • Story Highlight feature that enables the camera to automatically compile images and videos3 from a certain day or event into a mini-highlight reel with music and effects;
  • Creative Shot mode that uses composition, color and lighting from an original image to create artistic images.

Canon’s PowerShot SX720 HS digital camera is currently scheduled to be available in March 2016 for an estimated retail price of $379.99.

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Canon EOS 80D and EF-S 18-135mm IS UMS officially announced, pre-orders available

Canon EOS 80D And EF-S 18-135mm IS UMS Officially Announced, Pre-orders Available

At a glance:

  • 24.2MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 60 fps
  • 45-Point All Cross-Type AF System
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Expanded ISO 25600, Up to 7 fps Shooting
  • Built-In Wi-Fi with NFC
  • RGB+IR 7560-Pixel Metering Sensor

Now it is official. Canon announced the Canon EOS 80D and the EF-S EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5,6 IS USM to the world. The EOS 80D will ship in March 2016, pre-orders are available.

Canon EOS 80D $1,199: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EOS 80D with EF-S 18-55mm IS STM $1,349: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EOS 80D with EF-S 18-135mm IS USM $1,799: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM $599.99: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon | Canon Store

 

Canon Australia has a nice overview page for the EOS 80D. Canon press release (German text here):

Share Your Passion Through Images Using The New EOS 80D DSLR Camera And EF-S 18-135mm Nano USM Lens

Designed to Help Unleash the Creative Potential in Us All, New Imaging Technology Will Help You Shoot & Share Amazing Images and Video

MELVILLE, N.Y. – Artists looking to turn their passion into popular online videos or to show the world their unique perspective through social networks now have a new tool available to them that helps them tear down creative barriers and produce dynamic visual content for both still and video. Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to introduce the new Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR camera, featuring an new 45-point AF system1, 24.2 megapixel CMOS sensor for crisp images with fine detail. For the budding videographer or online video star, the camera features Dual Pixel CMOS Autofocus (DAF) technology coupled with an intuitive touchscreen capability for easy focusing when shooting video.

Canon is also introducing a new EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens optimized for high-speed autofocusing when shooting stills and quiet and smooth zoom when shooting video. The lens is also compatible with Canon’s new Power Zoom Adapter for smooth cinematic ‘pulls’ when changing focal length on a subject, and responsive adjustments at the push of a button for stills or video.

Updated features in Canon EOS 80D DSLR Camera include: 

  • New 45-point all cross-type AF system
  • Intelligent Viewfinder with approximately 100% viewfinder coverage
  • Newly Developed 24.2 Megapixel (APS-C) CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 6 image processor for enhanced image quality
  • Improved Dual Pixel CMOS AF for smooth, fast and accurate autofocus with video and stills
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®2 and NFCTM2 capability for easy transfer of images and movies to compatible mobile devices
  • 1080/60p Full HD video to capture brilliant results in MP4 format for easy movie sharing on select social networking sites
  • Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD II monitor enables flexible positioning and clear viewing even outdoors

“In today’s world, where everyone is a photographer or videographer, we at Canon are looking to provide the tools and features that help creative-minded people stand out from the pack and get noticed. The right technology cannot make someone creative, but it will help bring a creative vision to life,” said Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “The right combination of camera and lens helps those with a vision stand out and be recognized. We look forward to seeing what this new generation of passionate artists will create with these new tools.”

New AF System and Dual Pixel CMOS AF
The 45-point all cross-type viewfinder AF system in the new Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera, compared to 19-points in the Canon EOS 70D DSLR camera, is now wider both horizontally and vertically for easier compositions with off-center subjects. Low light AF performance has been improved all the way down to EV-3 at the center point to achieve sharp results even in extreme low-light situations. The camera’s AI (Artificial Intelligence) Servo AF II autofocusing system utilizes color tracking with a 7,560-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor that automatically detects skin tone and colors to enhance tracking sensitivity, even with moving subjects that are rapidly changing pace or direction. Enhancing the ease-of-use of the new AF system is the Canon EOS 80D’s new Intelligent Viewfinder which features approximately 100% viewfinder coverage. The full coverage helps prevent photographers from missing objects that are in the corners of the scene, which can reduce the need to crop images later on.

Dual Pixel CMOS AF employs a new Canon CMOS sensor with which all of the effective pixels are able to perform both still imaging and phase-detection AF simultaneously to achieve dramatically improved AF performance during Live View and video shooting. The Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology in the Canon EOS 80D camera features enhanced tracking sensitivity and is compatible with the full line of Canon EF Series lenses, including the new Canon EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM standard zoom lens.

High-Quality Still and Video Image Performance 
Featuring a new 24.2 megapixel APS-C Canon CMOS sensor and Canon’s superb DIGIC 6 Image Processor, as well as an improved still image ISO range of 100–16000 (Video ISO range 100–12800, both expandable to 25600), the Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera is capable of producing sharp, detailed images and videos even in low-light conditions. High-speed continuous shooting up to seven frames per second (fps) combined with the 45-point all cross-type AF allows photographers to capture fast moving subjects easily and accurately, while the camera’s Scene Intelligent Auto Mode delivers optimized photos and offers outstanding scene detection for amazing results even when shooting in low light. HDR mode provides creative filter effects, such as natural, art standard, art bold, art vivid and art embossed. For added convenience, the Canon EOS 80D camera features Anti-Flicker shooting, similar to that found in the EOS 7D Mark II DSLR camera. Anti-Flicker shooting produces consistently high-quality results even when shooting in areas with fluorescent lighting or other flickering light sources by detecting the flicker cycle of the light source and shooting when brightness is near its peak.

When users select the EOS Movie mode, the Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera offers the ability to shoot in 1080p Full HD video up to 60 fps, compared to 30 fps in the Canon EOS 70D, in MP4 format and in either ALL-I or IPB compression modes with optional embedded time code. For expanded creativity the Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera features HDR movie and Time-Lapse movie modes and Movie creative filters like fantasy, old movie, memory, dramatic monochrome and miniature. Movie Servo AF custom settings allow users to speed up or slow down focusing speeds, enhancing creativity and artistic expression. For added flexibility, the Canon EOS 80D digital SLR camera also features a built-in headphone jack, a built-in stereo microphone with manual audio level adjustment, and an additional stereo microphone jack.

News Lens, Power Zoom Adapter, and Directional Stereo Microphone Enhance Video Quality
In addition to the new Canon EOS 80D DSLR camera, Canon U.S.A., Inc., is also introducing the Canon EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens, a newly designed lens with a premium exterior design that will serve as the kit lens for the new Canon EOS 80D camera. This the first Canon lens equipped with Nano USM, a new type of focusing motor that combines the benefits of a ring USM (ultrasonic motor) for high-speed AF during still photo shooting and lead-screw type STM (stepping motor) for smooth and quiet movie AF, and improved AF speeds up to 4.3x (Tele) and 2.5x (Wide) faster than the previous model. The Canon EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens also provides up to four stops of optical image stabilization. A new lens hood, the EW-73D, is included with the new lens.

To further enhance the ease-of-use when shootings movies with a Canon DLSR or Cinema EOS cameras, Canon is introducing the Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1, specifically constructed to be compatible with the design of the new Canon EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens. The Canon Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 is the world’s first detachable zoom adapter that provides silent and smooth zoom and can adjusted incrementally to 10 different levels of zoom speed3. Additionally, the PZ-E1 can be controlled remotely using the Canon Camera Connect app4.

In addition to the new lens and power zoom adapter, Canon is introducing the first Canon-branded external microphone for the EOS system, the Canon Directional Stereo Microphone DM-E1. This new accessory microphone will help improve sound quality while shooting video, allowing users to rotate the direction of the microphone up and down from 90 to 120 degrees depending on the shooting situation. The DM-E1’s durable shock mount construction helps to reduce camera operation noise and lens drive sounds and is built to withstand the rigors of a variety of shooting situations. Featuring a frequency response range of 50Hz to 16kHz, the DM-E1 comes with a wind screen to help limit peripheral sound from wind and other outside factors, allowing shooters to utilize the microphone in a broad amount of shooting situations. Featuring a built-in power supply from a single “button-type” lithium cell battery, the DM-E1 also has a power indicator lamp allowing users to easily check its battery level.

Availability
The Canon EOS 80D Digital SLR camera and EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens are currently scheduled to be available in March 2016 for an estimated retail price of $1,199.00 for the body only, $1,799.00 with the new EF-S18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens and $599.99 for the lens only.

The Canon Power Zoom Adapter PZ-E1 and Directional Stereo Microphone DM-E1 are currently scheduled to be available in June 2016, for estimated retail prices of $149.99 and $249.99 respectively.

For more information visit,  www.usa.canon.com/eos.

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