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Canon officially ends sales of film cameras

Canon officially ends sales of film cameras

It's the end of an era over at Canon today, as the company has announced that it's ending sales of film cameras. More specifically, it's ending sales of the final film camera it offered commercially, the EOS-1V. Of course, most of us knew this day was coming, but the mainstream's migration to digital cameras wasn't the only indicator of Canon's eventual plans to stop selling film cameras.

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Canon 120MXS 120MP sensor will be great for surveillance

Canon 120MXS 120MP sensor will be great for surveillance

It’s been more than 3 years in the making but now Canon has something more concrete to show than just promises and theoretical data. Back in 2015, it announced, among two other next-gen cameras, a 120 megapixel SLR camera that has yet to actually launch. It has taken one step closer to making that drool-worthy and pocket-burning camera a reality with a 3-minute video showcasing why this particular sensor won’t be of interest just to photographers but even to security agencies and personnel.

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Canon 470EX-AI Flash automatically moves for the best bounce

Canon 470EX-AI Flash automatically moves for the best bounce

MWC 2018 may still be ongoing, but camera makers are wasting no time to introduce new products to shutterbugs. In fact, they seem to be timing it well to offer refuge for those who want to graduate from smartphone cameras. To help such newcomers, Canon is launching an interesting new flash, one with a different kind of “AI”. No, not artificial intelligence but Auto Intelligent Bounce, a flash technology that automatically moves and rotates the flash head for the best bounce angle for any kind of indoor shot.

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Canon EOS M50 gives M-Series mirrorless its first 4K camera

Canon EOS M50 gives M-Series mirrorless its first 4K camera

With the rise of smartphones, we've seen a lot of people spark an interest in photography, which has been a nice side effect of putting a halfway decent camera in the pocket of pretty much everyone. What happens when you're ready to graduate to something a little more advanced? Taking the plunge into the world of DSLR cameras can be a little intimidating, but Canon is hoping to make that transition smoother for a lot of people with its new EOS M50.

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Canon retro rangefinder camera revived as an 8GB flash drive

Canon retro rangefinder camera revived as an 8GB flash drive

Canon just revived one of its classic rangefinder cameras, but you won't be able to take photos with it. The camera comes in a miniature form-factor and contains within it a modest USB flash drive, giving camera lovers and photographers alike an unusual way to store and transport their images. The 'camera' includes a realistic lens.

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Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III takes point-and-shoot up a notch

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark III takes point-and-shoot up a notch

The phrase “point-and-shoot” almost implies a camera that is both simple yet also underpowered. But camera technology has come a long way and component prices may have gone down quite a lot. Technology and economy have both played a role in making features previously only found in higher end DSLRs also available on previously less featured cameras. Case in point is the third gen PowerShot G1 X Mark III that packs two such features, though at no small cost.

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Canon EOS M100 targets those who are tired of smartphone cameras

Canon EOS M100 targets those who are tired of smartphone cameras

Smartphones put camera makers in an interesting position. On the one hand, the constantly improving cameras inside mobile phones have cut into their lower end. On the other hand, the popularity of mobile photography has given rise to a new generation of photographers that, eventually, will tire of the limitations of their phones. That’s where camera makers can swoop in to take over. Like the newly announced Canon EOS M100, which makes no qualms about being an option for those who want to graduate from smartphones.

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Canon EOS 6D Mark II, Rebel SL2 missed the 4K video boat

Canon EOS 6D Mark II, Rebel SL2 missed the 4K video boat

It's National Camera Day and what better way to celebrate that than by launching new cameras. Or so says Canon. Although these two new DSLRs won't be available for purchase until late next month, they have been years in tha making. So what's a few more weeks' wait? The new EOS 6D Mark II and the new EOS Rebel SL2 give budding and slightly advanced photographers almost everything they can want from a serious camera. All except for one now common feature: 4K video recording.

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Canon EOS C200 and C200B cinema cameras arrive in August

Canon EOS C200 and C200B cinema cameras arrive in August

Canon has taken the wraps off a pair of new cinema cameras, the EOS C200 and the EOS C200B. Both cameras are targeted at professionals, studios, filmmakers, and others in need of high-end videography content. Canon describes both models as offering high-end features with entry-level simplicity; both offer 4K video recording in two different 4K film formats, as well as a new image processor and more.

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Canon EOS C300 Mark II CFast card bug: here’s the workaround

Canon EOS C300 Mark II CFast card bug: here’s the workaround

Canon has detailed a new bug that is affecting its EOS C300 Mark II cinema camera: those who update to firmware 1.0.6.1.00 may discover the camera experiences a problem if a VPG130 CFast card is used at the same time as a different type of CFast card. According to Canon, the camera may end up freezing when this card combination is used, forcing the camera operator to take the battery out and/or unplug the power cable.

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Canon PowerShot SX730 HS 20MP digital camera has 40x optical zoom

Canon PowerShot SX730 HS 20MP digital camera has 40x optical zoom

Those in the market for a dedicated digital camera have a new option: the Canon PowerShot SX730 HS. This compact camera brings with it some advanced features, such as hinged, tilting LCD display and 40x optical zoom, as well as 20.3-megapixel CMOS sensor and WiFi connectivity. Canon plans to release the camera this upcoming summer, and it'll be priced at a decent $399.99 USD.

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Canon EOS Rebel T7i, 77D put the focus on the Autofocus

Canon EOS Rebel T7i, 77D put the focus on the Autofocus

Earlier than expected, Canon is now unveiling two new members of its EOS DSLR family. While the DSLR camera category has always been marketed for professionals, the camera maker hasn’t forgotten that every expert, at one point, started out as a newbie. That is why its is offering the EOS Rebel T7i for amateurs that want to graduate from entry-level DSLR cameras and their program modes. The EOS 77D, on the other hand, is geared towards “advanced amateurs” trying to level up their skill levels.

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