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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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HoodCap Flower Unites Lens Cap and Hood for DSLR Cameras

HoodCap Flower Unites Lens Cap and Hood for DSLR Cameras

Before we begin speaking about this cool new masterpiece, I must warn you that it is still a concept. This means it's not in production yet, and if there is a unit out there working, it's still just a prototype. That said, we sure as heck wish this particular model was out for purchase, as immediately on the lens it certainly would go. This is the HoodCap Flower, a DSLR camera cap that twists to unfold and provide the camera then with a hood for sunshine blockage.

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DSLR Controller Beta for Canon EOS Released Today on Android [VIDEO]

DSLR Controller Beta for Canon EOS Released Today on Android [VIDEO]

Today the fine folks at Chainfire (Android developers) have released their first Beta of an app by the name of DSLR Controller. This app will allow you full control over your Canon EOS DSLR camera from your Android phone or tablet connected via USB. At the moment this is the only application that can do such a thing, and no computer, laptop, or any other hardware is required other than the camera itself, the correct USB cable and adapter, and your Android device with said app. The release we're looking at today is a BETA version meaning it almost certainly WILL have bugs, but is released on the Android market at this very moment for $8.51 if you're feeling adventurous.

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Canon announces five new LCD projectors for mobile types

Canon announces five new LCD projectors for mobile types

Say the name Canon and most of us will think about digital cameras before anything. Canon also has all sorts of other gear as well including a line of projectors that has just been expanded by five. Canon has added the new LV-8225, LV-7490, LV-7390, LV-7295 and LV-7290. The new projectors are value offerings that are intended to be taken on the go and moved around a lot.

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