• Canon is not a fan of surprises, prefers incremental upgrades

    Seems like if Canon has anything crazy up their sleeves, they’re saving it for NAB. Their releases for PMA are pretty tame, but as usual you can trust Canon for image quality and construction quality. Take a look at their line of point-and-shoots after the jump. Read More

  • Canon announces "entry level" Rebel

    Today Canon introduced the EOS Rebel XSi and everyone should start shaking in their collective boots. The 12.2-megapixel (APS-C size Canon CMOS censor) Rebel has an improved AF sensor, 14-bit A/D conversion, Live View, Digic III Image processor and an optically image stabilized EF-S kit lens (EF-S18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS) to boot. Other improvements include a 3-inch LCD, durable ABS and… Read More

  • Rumor: Canon to introduce mid-pro "3D" camera and 5D replacement?

    Apparently some Canon reps technicians have loose lips and while jawing about how unpredictable their bosses were about announcing things, may have leaked a few specs for a phantom camera set to fit in between the 1D Mark III and the 5D. He also mentioned some possible upgrade specs for the 5D — maybe now is your chance to buy a used 5D on the cheap as all the pros ditch for the new… Read More

  • Canon 5D Mark II, apparently, not being announced

    pma will not bring a new 5d body….. Says tsiphoto from DP Review Forums. Apparently he has a proven track record on such things and shouldn’t be questioned. No new 5d at pma [DP Review] Read More

  • Rumors of Canon Rebel XT surface, again

    For those of you following rumors on DSLR news before PMA, here’s some info on the Canon Rebels. Again, only time will tell. It will be the Rebel XTs. Same sensor, 3″ screen, live-view, dust remover (already had in XTi), increased noise and DR performance (gaining of 2 stops more or so claims Canon), support for UDMA cards, Digic3, Canon wireless master built in, improved AF… Read More

  • Canon's new HF10 high def solid-state video camera

    The very-nice people that work at down the street from me here in Boston got a first look at the new Canon HF10 high definition camcorder. I’ll let them do most of the talking but the basic pros include 16GB of flash memory, plus the ability to record on SDCH memory cards, full 1920×1080 resolution for true HD recording with a 17Mbps bitrate at 30P (it also does… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Canon lenses, speedlites with deep discounts

    There’s a plethora of lenses to choose from with pretty good prices. The rebates are instant so you won’t have to worry about making any silly deadline. Devin is taking a dump in his pants right now and yelling at me for finding this. Poor guy. A complete list when you hit the link. Read More

  • Rumor: Canon 5D Mark II at PMA?

    Some slightly shady sources have suggested that Canon will be rolling out the 5D Mark II soon, possibly at the PMA convention in a couple weeks. If only I could have stayed in Vegas! AVN then PMA! There’s nothing solid, but some unnamed Canon reps seem to think we’ll be getting a couple surprises at the show, which hopefully will include the long-awaited update to their… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Tamron lens rebate program

    Anyone get a new DSLR over the holidays? Looking to fill that, otherwise, empty camera bag with a few more lenses? Of course you are. I know I am. Tamron has a pretty sweet rebate going on through the end of March. If you’re without a Pentax, Nikon, Canon or Sony then you’re out of luck. Nine lenses out of the Tamron lineup have been chosen and rebates range from $10 up to… Read More

  • Amazon's 'best of 2007' list

    In case you were wondering who the best sellers for 2007 were on Amazon then I have some news for you. The Nintendo Wii curb stomped everyone else in ‘Video Games’. The Canon PowerShot A570IS was the best selling ‘electronics’ gadget and the Nokia “Internet Tablet PC” championed the ‘Computers’ section, though it’s unclear which model… Read More

  • New & Easy Point & Shoot Digital Cameras

    DemystifyingDigital is a feature written by Dan Havlik, editor of Ok, face the music. You’ve procrastinated too long and it’s time go get a last minute gift for everyone on your list. If it’s people you really care about — friends, family, loved ones — get them a digital camera. There are those who like laptops and those who lean towards… Read More

  • Time to celebrate, Canon!

    Canon has quite a bit to celebrate this year. Not only is it Canon’s 70th birthday and 20th anniversary of the launch of the EOS line of SLR cameras, but they’ve reached a rather remarkable milestone. The whole of the EOS line (film and DSLR) has passed the 30-million mark in terms of production. That’s a pretty big deal if you ask me. Keep it up, Canon. You’ve got… Read More

  • Rumor: Canon dropping new DSLR?

    According to the Swedes and what they’ve interpreted from the Swedish VP of Canon, Robert Westin, Canon will be introducing a new DSLR on January 24th, which is a week before PMA, in case you wanted to know. I haven’t been following this rumor all too close since I’m a Pentax man, but new DLSRs from any of the big boys are always fun. The PB thinks it’ll be a… Read More

  • CrunchDeals: Canon Powershot SD430 with Wi-Fi

    Could be a mistake, but you better jump on it before this deal runs out. Amazon is offering the 5-megapixel Canon Powershot SD430 with Wi-Fi and 3x optical zoom for only $150. The retail price is $500 so you’re saving a lot of money on this one. You also get a 12-month photo calendar from Shutterfly if you purchase before the 15th. Amazon Read More

  • Canon takes the hassle out of burning Blu-ray discs

    Not that a lot of people even get the chance to have that hassle, but Canon’s always been a forward-looking company. These camera-to-disc recorders are nothing new; it’s been a way for mom and pop to put their DV footage onto DVDs for years, but this sucker is next generation. It takes regular MPEG-2 SD footage like the rest of ’em, but now it also takes HD in the form of… Read More

  • Canon 5D Mark II immenent, prepare laser cannons

    Ho ho ho! All of you folks looking for the 5D Mark II might be pleasantly surprised to find out that Capture One added the camera to their website’s error reporting page, suggesting that someone had lunch with someone at Canon maybe like last week and that someone heard that other someone say “Yeah, don’t put the 5D Mark II on your site yet, dude. God. The waitress is… Read More

  • Popular Science's Low-light DSLR camera comparison

    I’m a fan of Canon DSLR cameras. When I’ve needed some really good-looking shots, they’ve never let me down. That’s why I was happy to see a 40D on this Popular Science list of the best low-light DSLR cameras, along with the Sony Alpha A700 and the Nikon D3. It’s not the most exhaustive list, but it smartly addresses the differences between the three cameras in… Read More

  • New Canon PowerShot SX Series Announced

    The SX100 IS is the newest addition to Canon’s family of digital cameras (well, other than these and these). It’s got a 10x optical zoom, 8-megapixel resolution, DIGIC III image processing chip, face detection, VGA movie mode, a 2.5-inch LCD, 19 shooting modes, SD/SDHC memory compatibility and uses two AA batteries. Read More

  • Canon Adds Two More To A-series

    Are we done yet? No. Crap. Nothing new in the feature department for the two A-series PowerShots that we haven’t already heard about today. The A650 IS is a quirky 12.1-megapixel camera with 6x optical zoom lens, 21 shooting modes, and vari-angle 2.5-inch LCD. Huh? We’ll get to that in a second. The A720 boasts 8-megapixel resolution and shoots VGA video. Read More

  • Canon's Legion Of ELPHs Increased By Two

    870 in Black This getting to be a little tiresome, Canon. I don’t want to write about your new cameras anymore. Someone call the waaambulance. The PowerShot ELPH line is getting even better with the addition of the SD950 IS and SD870 IS digis. The 950 is a full-body titanium 12.1-megapixel stud with a 3.7x optical zoom and 2.5-inch LCD. The 870 can only muster up 8-megapixels, but it has… Read More