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Canon has produced 50M EOS-Series SLR cameras and 70M EF lenses

Canon has produced 50M EOS-Series SLR cameras and 70M EF lenses

Canon has announced a significant milestone in the production of the EOS camera series and EF lenses production cycle. Canon has now produced 50 million EOS-series SLR digital cameras and 70 million EL lenses to go with those digital cameras. Production of the EOS SLR cameras started in 1987. That would include some film cameras and some DSLR units as well looking at the dates.

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Canon EOS-1D X official: $6.8k 18MP DSLR due March 2012

Canon EOS-1D X official: $6.8k 18MP DSLR due March 2012

Canon has revealed its latest DSLR, the Canon EOS-1D X, an 18-megapixel camera packing dual DIGIC 5+ processors and Full HD video recording. Weatherproof and targeting professional photographers, the EOS-1D X replaces Canon's existing EOS-1Ds Mark III and EOS-1D Mark IV DSLRs, adding 61-Point High Density Reticular AF, 14-bit A/D data conversion and 12fps continuous shooting at full resolution (in JPEG mode).

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Canon and Invader Zim bring Occupy Wallstreet protests to the public eye

Canon and Invader Zim bring Occupy Wallstreet protests to the public eye

When it comes to protests, there's always one thing that'll keep you (and your mob) from succeeding in making the United States aware of your cause - protesting the news corporations. Over the past two (or so) weeks, there've been protesters in the streets of New York City in areas on and around Wall Street, this gathering named "Occupy Wallstreet" and called for all the way back in the July issue of Adbusters (an anti-consumerist magazine that I just so happen to have a copy of right here) and encouraged by the hackers at Anonymous soon afterword. These protests have been going on since the 17th of September, 2011, and continue to this day where one of the most important factors has come into play: branding.

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Canon DSLRs may get aperture adjustment rings

Canon DSLRs may get aperture adjustment rings

Canon may soon be offering aperture adjustment rings for its DSLR cameras. Adjusting apertures on modern day DSLRs has been relegated to electronic controls that make it difficult to get a smooth transition between aperture settings, which is especially important when it comes to recording videos. Thanks to a patent application from Canon, we now know that they've been working on addressing this issue.

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Nikon defends 1 Series sensor size compromise

Nikon defends 1 Series sensor size compromise

Nikon has defended its design decisions behind the company's new 1 Series V1 and J1 interchangeable lens cameras, arguing that a smaller sensor was a necessary compromise considering the software crunching included. Although smaller than what you'd find in a Micro Four Thirds camera, Nikon UK product planning manager Ken Kusakari told Amateur Photographer, the CMOS sensor in the 1 Series allows for faster image processing and features like Smart Photo Selector.

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Canon unveils new Pixma printers that support AirPrint from Apple

Canon unveils new Pixma printers that support AirPrint from Apple

It can be difficult to get the content you want printed from emails or photos on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod printed out to a hard copy. Generally, if you have a printer that lacks printing from mobile devices natively you need an email account you can forward to before you can print them up. Many new printers out there allow printing directly from mobile devices via an app so you don’t have to bother with email or other methods.

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Canon unveils two new PIXMA wireless All-in-One photo printers

Canon unveils two new PIXMA wireless All-in-One photo printers

Canon is adding two new PIXMA wireless All-in-One (AIO) photo printers to their lineup with models MG8220 and MG6220. These printers are affordable and yet offer great design and convenient wireless connectivity for printing from anywhere as well as accessing images from the web without having to touch your computer. An added bonus is the updated software that now includes Easy-PhotoPrint EX and Full HD Movie Print.

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Canon PowerShot SX150 IS and new Elph digital cameras break cover

Canon PowerShot SX150 IS and new Elph digital cameras break cover

Canon has unveiled some new digital cameras. The new cameras are all in the compact range and promise to set new standards for capturing images. The new models include the PowerShot SX150 IS, the Elph 510 HS, and the Elph 310 HS. The first of the new trio is the SX150 IS with 12x optical zoom and a 28mm wide-angle lens. The 510 HS also sports 12x optical zoom. Canon claims it is the thinnest camera with 12x optical zoom to date.

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