May 27, 2014
Posted in Deals

Another Round Of Savings At The Canon Store (up to $125)

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The Canon Store has extended the savings on purchases through May 31.

As you can see in the image above, you save $10 for a purchase of $100, $50 for a purchase of $250, and $125 if you are going to spend $500.

Head over to the Canon Store and have a look if there is something that appeals to you.

 

May 27, 2014
Posted in News

Take Your Canon And “Bring It” To The World – New Canon Marketing Campaign

Canon startet a new marketing campaign, “Bring It”. They also activated a dedicated site for the project.

Bring your Canon. Bring your lenses. Bring your talent. Bring everything you’ve got. Then share your photographs and Full HD video with #bringit and show the world. Come July, your creativity can be featured here and wherever we bring it next.

Canon press release:

Canon’s New Marketing Campaign Sparks A Culture Of Striving For More – More Creative Possibilities With Photos And Video When You “Bring It”

New Campaign Includes TV, Theater and Digital Advertising as Well as New Consumer-centric “Bring It” Microsite

MELVILLE, N.Y., May 27, 2014 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, is proud to announce a new marketing campaign, “Bring It,” designed to enlighten consumers to a new perspective of telling better stories with higher quality images and video. The campaign, scheduled to roll out this month, features Canon’s line of EOS digital SLR cameras and lenses with a rallying cry for everyone to bring their best images and videos to be shared on the Canon “Bring It” microsite.

With a history dating as far back as the 1930s, Canon brought high-quality photography to market. Then, the heritage brand was the first to bring Hollywood caliber HD video to its digital SLR cameras. Today, Canon builds on its legacy by bringing a movement designed to show the public the value a Canon camera can bring to capture outstanding images and videos. Consumers should not settle for good enough, when they can have great. The new ‘Bring It’ campaign asks the masses to bring their talent, bring everything they have to the art of creating inspiring still and video images.

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May 27, 2014
Posted in Tips

How To Switch Fast Between AF Points On A Canon DSLR

AF Points On A Canon DSLR

Zone Auto-Focus on the EOS 7D (image courtesy: Andrew Gibson)

The Canon Digital Learning Center posted a short yet comprehensive article about how to set and switch rapidly between AF points and functions. The EOS 5D Mark III is used as example, but the principles apply to every Canon DSLR.

Canon’s engineers have included a plethora of tools in recent EOS cameras to aid the photographer in getting that perfect focus. They have included great features such as more autofocus points, smaller Spot type focus points, three options for expanding the size of an AF point, and even a joystick to control them. While each AF Area setting has its place in different shooting situations, what if you want to use two interchangeably from shot to shot without slowing down?

Read the article at CDLC –>

May 25, 2014
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Killer Deal: Canon EOS 6D ($1,289), w/ 24-105mm ($1,868)

Thanks Albert!

Super hot deal at Abe’s of Main!

The Canon EOS 6D is on sale for ridiculous $1,289 for the body only option, the EOS 6D with the EF 24-105mm f/4L IS lens is on sale for $1,868. These are very good deals, and this are grey imports. Official Canon gear from another country. Nothing illegal.

May 25, 2014
Posted in News, Reviews

Crop Factor Issue – Tony Northrup Answers To Critics

Days ago I posted a video by Tony Northrup about crop factor and how some companies are (supposedly) misleading their customers when it comes to crop factor, ISO and aperture, and about how these interact one with the others.

Well, the post started a sometimes overheated discussion with lots of comments. Now Mr. Northrup posted a new video where he answers to critics and adds some corrections to his previous video.

What do you think about this issue?

May 24, 2014
Posted in Deals
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