Canon EOS 5D Mark III killer deal, EF 24-105mm f/4, Pro-100, Speedlite 430EX II, 32GB card, more – $2,750

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Killer Deal, EF 24-105mm F/4, Pro-100, Speedlite 430EX II, 32GB Card, More –  $2,750

Authorised Canon reseller Adorama has a very good deal on the Canon EOS 5D Mark III. You get a bundle with:

  • Canon Speedlite 430EX II Flash, USA,
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR Camera Body
  • Canon EF 24-105mm f/4 Lens
  • Canon PIXMA PRO-100 Professional Photo Inkjet Printer
  • Canon SG-201 Photo Paper Plus Semi-Gloss, 13×19″, 50 Sheets
  • Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW Shoulder Bag, Slate Gray
  • Sandisk Extreme 32GB microSDHC Class 10 UHS-I Memory Card -BULK IN JEWEL CASE

The bundle is on sale at  $2,749.88 after $350 mail-in rebate (info). If you are comfortable with MIRs then this deal is impossible to beat.

New speculations about Canon’s next announcement dates (EOS 5D Mark IV, 6D Mark II, M4)

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Some new suggestions about Canon’s next announcements surfaced on the web.

  • Canon EOS 5D Mark IV: announcement in August 2016, Release in September/October.
  • Canon EOS M (High end model): announcement in October 2016, Release in November/December.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II: announcement in February 2017, release in March/April.
  • Canon EOS M4: announcement in February 2017, release in March/April

Please note that some of the dates listed above have been adjusted around four or five times. The only announcement date that’s a safe bet is the EOS 5D Mark IV date. It’s very likely the EOS 5D Mark IV will be announced late Summer 2016, ready for Photokina in September. This got confirmed from my sources. The other dates are better taken with a grain and of salt, though an announcement of the EOS 6D Mark II in 2017 starts to appear to be likely.

It’s also suggested that the EOS 6D Mark II might have the same sensor resolution as the EOS 5D Mark IV, i.e. 24MP. We got somewhat different information and we are trying to learn more.

[via Canon Rumors]

Canon Rebel T6 (EOS 1300D) Tutorial User’s Guide (video)

Canon Rebel T6 (EOS 1300D) Tutorial User’s Guide (video)

Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) at a glance:

  • 18.0 Megapixel CMOS (APS-C) image sensor and high-performance DIGIC 4+ Image Processor for excellent speed and quality.
  • ISO 100–6400 (expandable to H: 12800) for shooting from bright light to low light.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi®* and NFC** connectivity provide easy sharing to compatible smart devices, select social media sitesand the Canon Connect Station CS100 device.
  • 9-point AF system (including one center cross-type AF point) and AI Servo AF provide impressive autofocus performance with accurate results.
  • High-performance Optical Viewfinder helps facilitate quick and accurate focusing by firmly framing and capturing the subject at hand.
  • Large, 3.0-inch LCD monitor with 920,000 dots shows fine details and provides easy viewing.
  • Scene Intelligent Auto mode simplifies settings for users without extensive photography experience.
  • Feature Guide offers short descriptions of shooting modes, settings and effects for easy operation.
  • EOS Full HD Movie mode for easy-to-use video capture.
  • Continuous shooting up to 3.0 fps to capture action shots.
  • Creative options made easy with imaging features like Basic+ and Creative Auto.
  • Creative Filters including Toy Camera, Fisheye and Miniature Effect help you capture everything with a new perspective.
  • Auto White Balance provides “white priority,” adjusting for the warmer tones under tungsten lighting.
  • Compatible with the full line of Canon EF and EF-S lenses.* Compatible with iOS® and Android™smartphone and tablets

Neat 30 minutes video by Jared Polin. It’s a tutorial video for the Canon EOS 1300D (Rebel T6) , and it should answer all the questions you may have.

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NBC Olympics Selects Canon To Provide Field And Studio Equipment For Its Production Of 2016 Olympic Games In Rio

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NBC Olympics Selects Canon U.S.A. To Provide Field And Studio Equipment For Its Production Of 2016 Olympic Games In Rio

Canon to Enable Providing Viewers with Outstanding HDTV Picture Quality and Long-Zoom Image Detail

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 13, 2016  – NBC Olympics, a division of the NBC Sports Group, has selected Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, to provide a wide variety of HDTV Field, Portable and Studio lenses for its production of the Games of the XXXI Olympiad, which take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 – August 21. The announcement was made today by David Mazza, CTO & SVP, NBC Sports & Olympics, and Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO of Canon U.S.A., Inc.

Over 70 Canon broadcast lenses will be used during coverage including the DIGISUPER 95 TELE long-zoom field lens featuring a focal length of 1178mm (2356mm with 2x Extender); the DIGISUPER 27 studio lens providing crisp HD imagery in a studio environment; the HJ14ex4.3B wide-angle HD lens capturing a panoramic 96.3 degrees angle-of-view; and the HJ24ex7.5B HDTV field telephoto zoom lens, providing a remarkable 7.5-180mm zoom range in a compact, portable body.

“We are honored to once again be chosen as the lens provider for NBC,” stated Yuichi Ishizuka, president and COO, Canon U.S.A., Inc.

“The lenses that Canon provides are an essential component to the visual system that captures the excitement and the emotion of the Games.  Canon lenses are also light and robust, which our camera operators like,” stated Christopher Adams, Vice President Venue Engineering, Olympics Production Engineering, NBC Sports Group.

About NBC Olympics
A division of the NBC Sports Group, NBC Olympics is responsible for producing, programming and promoting NBC Universal’s Olympic coverage. It is renowned for its unsurpassed Olympic heritage, award-winning production, and ability to aggregate the largest audiences in U.S. television history. For more information on NBC Olympics’ coverage of the Rio Olympics, please visit: http://nbcsportsgrouppressbox.com

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IMAX® Film ‘A Beautiful Planet’ Features “Out Of This World” Canon 4K Imagery

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Canon press release:

IMAX® Film ‘A Beautiful Planet’ Features “Out Of This World” Canon 4K Imagery

Canon Cameras and Lenses, Teams Shooting from the International Space Station Capture Breathtaking Images of Our Planet from a Vantage Point Few Get to See

MELVILLE, N.Y., April 14, 2016 – The future of 4K filmmaking is looking up — in fact, all the way to space. A Beautiful Planet, the latest 3D space documentary from acclaimed filmmaker Toni Myers and IMAX Entertainment, made in cooperation with NASA, will premiere in IMAX in New York on April 16 and was shot primarily in space using Canon cameras and lenses. The film will be shown to the public exclusively in IMAX® and IMAX® 3D theaters beginning April 29.

The Canon EOS C500 4K Digital Cinema Camera and EOS-1D C 4K cameras were transported from Earth to the International Space Station (ISS) in November 2014 via an unmanned supply ship, and were received by NASA astronaut Terry Virts, astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti from the European Space Agency and Cosmonaut Anton Shkaplerov. This was the first time that 4K cameras were brought aboard the space station for a commercial film project. During a six-month mission at the ISS, Virts, Cristoforetti and Shkaplerov worked closely with NASA astronauts Kjell Lindgren, Butch Wilmore, Scott Kelly, and Kimiya Yui of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) to take turns using Canon’s advanced digital cameras and lenses to film footage of lightning storms, the continents, volcanoes, coral reefs and bright city lights on Earth for the film. One of the film’s greatest and most dramatic highlights, the striking imagery of the Northern Lights–or the aurora borealis– was captured by NASA astronaut Kjell Lindgren. These awe-inspiring images were previously unattainable in such stunning resolution.

The Canon EOS C500 4K (4096 x 2160-pixel) Digital Cinema Camera is capable of originating uncompressed RAW output for external recording to meet the demands of premium cinematic productions and other top-quality production markets. It features a Super 35mm, 8.85-megapixel CMOS image sensor, DIGIC DV III Image Processor and an expansive range of recording and output options specifically for 4K and 2K image acquisition. The compact, lightweight Canon EOS-1D C Digital SLR camera delivers outstanding video performance and provides video recording at 4K (4096 x 2160-pixel) or Full HD (1920 x 1080-pixel) resolution to support high-end motion picture, television production and other advanced imaging applications.

‘A Beautiful Planet’ joins Canon at NAB

A gallery of still images taken on the ISS with the Canon EOS-1D C camera and Canon lenses during the shooting of the film will be shown at the Canon booth # C4325 at the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) trade show, April 18-21, 2016 in Las Vegas, NV. During NAB, the film’s Director of Photography, James Neihouse, ASC, will speak at Canon’s stage on the challenges and benefits of shooting in space. Joining him will be Marsha Ivins, a consultant on the film, former NASA astronaut, and a veteran of five space shuttle missions. Neihouse has worked on more than 30 IMAX films including Space Station 3D and Hubble 3D and trained more than 25 shuttle and space-station crews on the intricacies of large-format filmmaking.

The documentary, A Beautiful Planet was produced, written, and directed by Toni Myers, and is narrated by Academy Award®-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence.

About A Beautiful Planet

A Beautiful Planet is a breathtaking portrait of Earth from space, providing a unique perspective and increased understanding of our planet and galaxy as never seen before. Made in cooperation with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the film features stunning footage of our magnificent blue planet — and the effects humanity has had on it over time — captured by the astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS). From space, Earth blazes at night with the electric intensity of human expansion — a direct visualization of our changing world. But it is within our power to protect the planet. As we continue to explore and gain knowledge of our galaxy, we also develop a deeper connection to the place we all call home. From IMAX Entertainment and Toni Myers — the acclaimed filmmaker behind celebrated IMAX® documentaries Hubble 3D, and Space Station 3D — A Beautiful Planet presents an awe-inspiring glimpse of Earth and a hopeful look into the future of humanity.

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Canon EOS 80D tutorial video

Canon EOS 80D Tutorial Video

Did you get your new Canon EOS 80D? Then the tutorial video below by Tony Northrup may be what you are looking for. Watch an extensive introduction to features and functionalities of the EOS 80D. A thoroughly tutorial video lasting over an hour.

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Table of contents:

01:02 Battery, Memory Card
02:14 Ports
03:20 Taking a Picture
04:37 Reviewing a Picture
05:44 Diopter
06:34 Aperture Priority
10:11 Shutter Priority
14:07 Manual Mode
16:30 Night Photography
17:13 Landscape Photography
17:20 Widlife
17:28 Bulb Mode
18:54 Shutter Modes
22:02 Focusing Modes
23:41 Focusing Areas
25:16 Moving the Focus Point
26:27 Changing ISO
27:51 Auto Limits
28:38 Exposure Compensation
30:50 Wi-Fi
33:58 Raw
35:26 Metering Modes
36:27 Flash
37:10 Flash Exposure Compensation
38:07 White Balance
39:45 Video
43:13 Formatting a Memory Card
44:18 Disabling the Beep
44:48 Interval Timer
46:26 Mirror Lockup
47:57 Back-button Focus
50:06 My Menu
51:10 Gear Suggestions