January 14, 2014
Posted in Deals, News

How To Get The Canon EOS M2 Wherever You Are (not just in Asia)


Despite the fact that the EOS M2 has been released only for the China and Japan market you can get it shipped wherever you are located. You can via eBay.

Top rated plus eBay seller matsuiyastore (99.8% positive ratings) sells and ships the EOS M2 world-wide.

This appears to be a serious eBay seller with a very good feedback. I am listing US prices, but you have just to click on the links above to see the price for your country.

EOS M2 specs:

  • 18-Mpix APS-C format CMOS sensor
  • ISO 100-12,800 (ISO 25,600 extended)
  • 4.6 fps burst mode with continuous AF
  • 3.0-inch 1.04k-Dot LCD
  • Full HD 1080 video capture at 30/25/24 fps
  • Advanced Hybrid AF System
  • Built-In WiFi

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January 14, 2014
Posted in Deals

Canon Deal: EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM – $1949


Canon Deal

eBay seller rythercamera (99.5% positive ratings) has the Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM lens on sale for $1949. Free shipping. Compare at $2299

January 14, 2014
Posted in News

An Introduction To Canon Professional Services (video)

If you are making a living with photography, then a service as Canon Professional Services (CPS) can make a difference. The 3 minutes video above gives you an introduction to CPS.

Canon Professional Services (CPS) provides exceptional support for full-time imaging professionals. CPS members receive exclusive 24/7 phone and e-mail support, expedited and discounted equipment maintenance and repairs, Equipment Evaluation Loans, on-site support at select events and shows, discounts on select Canon Live Learning seminars and workshops, and more.

The basic membership (Silver Member) is free of charge (see below), while “Gold Member” and “Platinum Member” come at $100 and $300, respectively.

Canon Professional Services

January 14, 2014
Posted in News

Phokl Is A New App That Aims To Fullfill All Your Photographic Needs


Phokl is a new free app for all photo enthusiasts with everything you need to further develop your love for the art of photography. The app unifies functionality and features normally found in different apps. See after the break what Phokl can do for you: Read the rest of this entry →

January 13, 2014
Posted in Reviews

Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM Sample Pictures (Photography Blog)

Sigma 24-105mm f/4

Photography Blog published a set of 37 Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM sample pics, all shot with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III. The Sigma 24-105mm f/4 is the lens DxOMark said is the new reference standard for professionals.

Sigma 24-105mm f/4 DG OS HSM
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Sigma 24-105mm f/4

January 13, 2014
Posted in News

CPN’s Infobank Is The Ultimate Canon Digital Encyclopedia

CPN’s Infobank

Canon Professional Network’s Infobank is a digital encyclopedia for all Canon DSLR shooters.

With in-depth coverage of technical, technology and technique Infobank is a must-read information resource for all Canon digital photographers. Regularly updated to reflect the latest digital developments Infobank will ensure you get the most from your Canon digital experience.

There is a lot of different categories and voices to check, with in-depth article about these topics. Topics can be searched. For all covered categories have a look at the pic below.

CPN’s Infobank

January 13, 2014
Posted in Patents

Canon Files Patent For Automated Auto-Focus Microadjustement

Auto-Focus Microadjustement

Source: Egami (translated)

Canon filed a patent for automatic auto-focus microadjustement of lenses. Pretty cool feature that I would like to see on my DSLRs.

Patent description:

  • Patent Publication No. 2013-254194
    • Publication date 2013.12.19
    • Filing date 2012.5.11
  • Issues surrounding the AF adjustment
    • The looseness of the phase difference AF sensor, because the AF accuracy is worse, need AF adjustment
    • It is not done correctly the AF adjustment in your environment
    • Necessary facilities such as service center
  • Canon patents
    • Automation of the AF adjustment
    • Procedure
      • Let me be the difference adjusted value of the phase difference AF and contrast AF
      • To determine the reliability