June 30, 2014
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Today Only Hot Deal: Canon Rebel SL1 w/ 16GB and PIXMA Pro-100 – $383 (after MIR)

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That’s a great deal Adorama put online, and it expires today, June 30.

Get the Canon Rebel SL1 with a 16GB SDHC memory card, a camera bag, and the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Photo Printer – all for just $383 after $400 mail-in rebate. This is how it works:

Great deal, hurry up it’s just for today!

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June 30, 2014
Posted in Patents

Canon Patent for 1.03x Magnification Viewfinder

Canon Patent

Egami (translated) spotted a patent filed by Canon for a 1.03x magnification viewfinder. Do not think this patent has something to do with the upcoming EOS 7D replacement, since I doubt Canon would disclose related informations short before the announcement.

  • Patent Publication No. 2014-115451
    • Publication date 2014.6.26
    • Filing date 2012.12.10
  • Example 9
    • -3 -1 +1 Viewfinder diopter
    • Focal length f = 46.84 48.38 49.99mm
    • Eye point 22.00mm
    • 1.03 1.03 1.02x magnification
    • Pentagonal prism
    • Condenser lens made of glass
    • Eyepiece lens system with the exception of the condenser lens, 4-group structure of the positive and negative positive negative
    • In turn, resin (single-sided aspherical surface), glass, resin (single-sided aspherical surface), the material is glass
  • Patent Publication No. 2014-115452
    • Publication date 2014.6.26
    • Filing date 2012.12.20
  • Example 1
    • -3.00 -1.00 +1.00 Diopter
    • Focal length f = 62.22 59.69 57.39mm
    • Eye Relief 19.9mm
    • Maximum image height 12.4mm
    • Pupil diameter φ15mm
    • Magnification 0.87x
    • Pentagonal mirror
June 29, 2014
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How To Use The Composition Aids Of The Canon EOS 6D

Another Canon EOS 6D tutorial by CanonUSA on Youtube:

Learn about the EOS 6D’s Electronic Level, LCD Grid Displays, and optional Interchangeable Focus Screens for helpful compositional aids during shooting.

More EOS 6D tutorials here.

Canon EOS 6D price check: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay

June 28, 2014
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How To Low Light Shooting With The Canon EOS 6D

By CanonUSA on Youtube:

Learn about the features that make the EOS 6D optimized for low light shooting, such as it’s wide ISO range, Long Exposure Noise Reduction, Hand Held Night Scene options, and more.

More EOS 6D tutorials here.

Canon EOS 6D price check: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay

June 28, 2014
Posted in Patents

Canon Patent For 5 Layer Foveon-Like Sensor

Canon Patent

Egami (translated) spotted a very interesting sensor patent filed by Canon.

The patent refers to a 5 layer sensor, respectively 3 layers for RGB, one for IR, and one for UV. The sensor design aims to a more realistic reproduction of skin tones. As you can see Canon is always pushing research on sensor design.

  • Patent Publication No. 2014-103644
    • Publication date 2014.6.5
    • Filing date 2012.11.22
  • Canon patents
    • I get the visible light
    • I get the ultraviolet light
    • I get the infrared light
    • I want to extract the skin area
    • The skin region of visible light, I will correct the image from the difference of the skin area of ​​ultraviolet light
    • Signal value of the infrared light is regarded as the skin area, the high part

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June 27, 2014
Posted in Deals

Hot Deal: Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer – $34 (after MIR)

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Adorama has a cool deal going on. Get the Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer for just $34 after a $300 mail-in rebate.

Price after checkout is $334.00, minus $300 mail-in rebate makes $34!. Included for free are 50 sheets of Canon SG-201 13×19″ Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss (worth $39)

June 25, 2014
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How To Auto Exposure Bracketing With The Canon EOS 6D

Understand how the Auto Exposure Bracketing feature works and how to customize it for your shooting needs. While in the video the EOS 6D is used for the walk-through, the principles apply to all Canon DSLRs that have this feature (e.g. the Canon EOS 70D). All Canon EOS 6D tutorial here.

Canon EOS 6D price check: Amazon, B&H, Adorama, Canon USA, Digitalrev, eBay

Auto Exposure Bracketing With The Canon EOS 6D

[via CanonUSA on Youtube]

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