Canon Provides an “Assist” to Help Professional Photographers and Broadcasters Score High-Quality Images at Copa America Chile 2015

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Canon Provides an “Assist” to Help Professional Photographers and Broadcasters Score High-Quality Images at Copa America Chile 2015

Canon U.S.A. to be Official Supplier

MELVILLE N.Y., June 05, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced the Company will provide onsite service support to help professional photographers and broadcasters capture the iconic moments of Copa America Chile 2015. Canon’s professional onsite service support will include simple equipment repair, clean and check service and equipment loans to outfit professionals with the proper gear to capture the excitement on the field. Service and support will be available in the media centers in each of the nine stadia hosting matches in the tournament.

“Canon is thrilled to join the Latin America community once again in supporting the Copa America soccer tournament,” said Kenji Kobayashi, senior vice president, Canon U.S.A. Latin America Group. “This tournament is an excellent opportunity for Canon to strengthen our bond with our Latin American consumer and business markets. We are proud to provide onsite service and support to assist imaging professionals in sharing the action of the games with devoted fans across the world.”

The international soccer tournament will take place in Chile from June 11- July 4, 2015 in eight cities, with 12 countries participating, including Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Jamaica, Mexico, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela.

For more information and contact about Canon Professional Service (CPS) for Copa America 2015 visit http://www.canon.cl/canon/cps/cps-en.htm.

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First Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R production models have been sent out

EOS 5DS R

Ok, the Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R production models started shipping, at least for select customers and top reviewing sites. Photography Blog on Facebook just posted an image of the EOS 5DS production model they got for review. Can’t wait to read the first reviews on a production model. The reviews on pre-production models have all been very good. Let’s see.

Everything is pointing to mass shipping starting mid June, but maybe Canon is about to anticipate it.

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Canon EOS M2 kits on sale at Amazon US

EOS M2

Though the Canon EOS M2 is supposed not to be on sale in the USA (and neither in Europe), it is on sale at Amazon US:

Btw, there are more EOS M2 kits on sale at Amazon US
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Specifications:

  • 18.0-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor
  • DIGIC 5 processing
  • Hybrid CMOS AF II system
  • Sensitivity: ISO 100-12,800, expandable to ISO 25,600
  • 4.6 FPS high-speed burst
  • 3-inch touchscreen LCD display
  • 1080p full HD video
  • Movie Servo AF continuous subject tracking
  • 8% reduction of body size than older models
  • remote operation of the smartphone

“Extra” Host Mario Lopez Steps Up To The Plate With Canon Pixma Printers And Little League® For The Picture Perfect Season

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Extra Host Mario Lopez Steps Up To The Plate With Canon Pixma Printers And Little League® For The Picture Perfect Season

Actor and Longtime Baseball Fan Invites Fans to Enter Photo Contest For Chance to Win a Trip to Little League World Series in August

MELVILLE, N.Y., JUNE 3, 2015 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced its partnership with actor Mario Lopez, host of TV’s EXTRA, in support of the Canon Little League Photo Contest powered by PIXMA Printers. As part of the “Picture Perfect Season” initiative that kicked off last month, Lopez is encouraging his fans, and baseball fans everywhere, to take part in the photo contest for the chance to win a trip to the Little League Baseball® World Series in South Williamsport, PA.

“I’ve always been such a fan of the game of baseball, and it really starts for so many families, including mine, with Little League,” said Lopez. “I’m excited to take part in this celebration of family photos and especially the printed images that we all cherish, and showcase the excitement and passion of the game.”

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LOOK3 2015: a time for celebration and reflection

LOOK3 2015

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Held from 10-13 June in Charlottesville, Virginia, USA, the 2015 edition of LOOK3 – the renowned photography festival originally conceived by Canon Master Nick Nichols – is promising to be the biggest and best yet…

Larry Fink, Walter Iooss, Vincent J. Musi and Piotr Naskrecki are just some of the many great photographers at this year’s event. Curated by Kathy Ryan, Director of Photography at The New York Times Magazine and Scott Thode, independent curator, the 2015 festival promises to be visually extraordinary and exhibiting artist and festival host Vincent Musi can’t wait to welcome visitors.

Visitors to LOOK3 will be greeted by the festival’s traditional ‘TREES’ exhibition, this year featuring large scale prints by Piotr Naskrecki which are suspended from the trees in Charlottesville’s historic centre.

“In a time when great photography is being created the world over, LOOK3 has always been about celebrating the people behind the camera,” he remarked to CPN.

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