Canon To Release Firmware Update For EOS-1D X Mark III To Fix Issue

Canon EOS-1D X Mark III Review

Canon will release a firmware update for the EOS-1D X Mark III in early April, as the company communicates through a product advisory:

To Users of EOS-1D X Mark III

Thank you for using Canon products.

We have confirmed that the following phenomenon may occur during use of the EOS 1D X Mark III digital SLR camera. A new firmware release is planned for early April; once the new firmware is ready, we will make an announcement on our website.

We sincerely apologise to users who may have experienced inconvenience due to this issue.

When the camera is used with the electronic level set to “Show” in the viewfinder display, in rare cases, the camera may not perform normally when operating the AF-ON button or shutter button.

Affected Product:
EOS 1D X Mark III (Firmware version 1.0.0)

Use the “Hide” setting for the electronic level in the viewfinder display.

Setting procedure: Menu / Set-up 2 tab / Viewfinder display / Electronic level* [Hide] *Default setting: [Hide]

In early-April 2020, we plan to release a firmware update to address the phenomenon listed above.

Contact information:
Please contact your nearest service centre if you have any queries.

Here Are Some Stay-At-Home Workout Ideas for Photographers (and camera nerds)

Stay-at-home Workout

Most of us if not all of us are stuck at home because of the CoVid-19 outbreak. So, looking for some stay-at-home workout activities?

Being at home boredom won’t take long before it hits. Here are some stay-at-home workout ideas by Gerald Undone about what photographers and camera nerds can do at home for their workout. Enjoy.

Do you have your own stay-at-home workout ideas? Share them in the comment section.

Canon RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM Review Sample Images

Canon RF 24-105mm F/4-7.1 IS STM Review

Here are some Canon RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM review sample photos.

Ahead of the upcoming review, Photography Blog posted a set o sample photos shot using the new Canon RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM lens for the EOS R full frame mirrorless camera system. Original files can be downloaded.

Key features:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • Center Macro Focus, 1:2 Magnification
  • Optical Image Stabilizer

The Canon RF 24-105mm f/4-7.1 IS STM can be preordered at $399: Amazon USA, Amazon CA, B&H Photo, Adorama, Digitalrev, KEH Camera, eBay US, Canon USA, Canon CA, BestBuy

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UK Deal: Get 10%. Off On All Canon EF and RF Lenses At Park Cameras


If you’re based in the UK you might be interested in this deal.

Park Cameras offers 10% discount on all Canon lenses. Canon EF lenses are listed here and Canon RF lenses are listed here. Expires on March 31, 2020.

Park Cameras also has another promotion that allows to save up to £400 on selected Canon Products.

More hand-picked deals are listed here.

Today’s Gold Box and one day only deals at Amazon USAmazon DEAmazon UKB&H Photo, eBayAdorama.

Refurbished lenses and DSLRs at Canon Store (best deals to be found here)

Save $10 on Luminar 4 and/or Aurora HDR 2019 using our code “WATCH” at checkout.

6 Unreleased Canon Lenses Show Up At Certification Authority

Canon Lenses Rf RF 100-500mm F/4.5-7.1L IS

Nokishita spotted another bunch of unreleased Canon lenses as it shows up at a Russian certification authority.

The six unreleased Canon lenses havethe following SKUs: 3986C005, 3987C005, 4112C005, 4113C005, 4114C005, 4234C005.

The two upcoming teleconverter also show up: RF 1.4x Teleconverter and RF 2.0x Teleconverter.

One of the listed lenses is most likely the Canon RF 100-500 f/4-7.1, development-announced along with the EOS R5.

The question is: will Canon’s production chain be affected by the global virus outbreak?

COVID-19: Canon Closes California, New Jersey, and Illinois, And Hawaii Service Facilities

Coronavirus Covid19

Canon will temporarily shut down service facilities in California, New Jersey, and Illinois and Hawaii because of the spread of COVID-19.

Canon advisory:

Notice to our Customers regarding closure of California, New Jersey, Illinois, and Hawaii Service Facilities:

Due to the “stay at home” directives from authorities in California, New Jersey, Illinois, and Hawaii, as well as local “Shelter in Place” orders, our Canon service facilities in those states are temporarily closed until further notice. Products needing repair can be directed to our Factory Service Center in Newport News, Virginia. Please note that walk-in service is not available at this location. We apologize for any inconvenience and delays that may occur during this time. We greatly appreciate your patience and understanding.

We encourage you to use our online system to set up the service of your product at:

The spread of COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving situation that is of great concern to everyone. Canon’s commitment is to take proactive and proportional steps in accordance with all recommended procedures and protocols as advised by the CDC, the United States Government, and state, regional and local public health agencies.

Again, we sincerely appreciate your patience and understanding as we continue to monitor the ongoing situation and follow the advice and guidance of federal and state authorities. The health and well-being of our customers, clients, and employees remain our top priority during this difficult time. As conditions change, we will take recommended and appropriate steps to restore and continue the excellent service that you have come to expect from Canon USA, Inc. For updates and other information regarding COVID-19 measures, please visit our web site: