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Canon IXUS 80 IS

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Sunday 3rd, February 2008

Canon announces the launch of a new IXUS compact camera with powerful new features that say bye-bye to blur and offer Canon announces the launch of a new IXUS compact camera with powerful new features that say bye-bye to blur and offer enhanced point-and-shoot capability. The Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS (SD1100 IS Digital Elph in America - IXY Digital 20 IS in Japan) includes brand-new blur-reducing Motion Detection Technology, plus new technology evolutions. Canonís Face Detection Technology now features Face Detection White Balance, and Red-Eye Correction, can now remove red-eye automatically as the user shoots. The Canon Digital IXUS 80 IS also has a Face Select & Track function and include Canonís leading lens-shift optical Image Stabilizer lens for additional blur reduction and low-light shooting capability.

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Canon EOS 450D

Posted by: Mark Peters Sunday 3rd, February 2008

Canon launches its latest D-SLR, the EOS 450D (Canon Digital Rebel XSi in America). Featuring a 12.2 Megapixel CMOS sensor, EOS Integrated Cleaning System, 3.0Ē LCD with Live View mode and a new 9-point AF system, the model presents consumers with an unprecedented level of image quality and versatility at this end of the market. The Canon EOS 450D employs features already proven in Canonís professional EOS-1 series cameras, including the DIGIC III image processor and a redesigned menu system that enables features such as direct control of Speedlite flash units from the camera LCD. A choice of 13 custom functions allows the photographer to customise the camera to their shooting style.

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Canon SD1100 IS

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Sunday 3rd, February 2008

The PowerShot SD1100 IS Digital Elph camera -the newest entry in Canon USA, Inc.'s ever-fashionable line of catwalk-worthy Elph cameras - adds another dimension to the line's active lifestyle eye appeal: color. Whether the activity du jour involves painting the town red, dancing 'til dawn, soaking up golden rays as the sun rises over a coral-colored beach or getting lost in a loved ones' baby blues, these petite and colorfully clad cameras make the scene and capture it, for the magic of the moment or for more enduring memories. The PowerShot SD1100 Digital Elph camera is offered in five lyrically named designer shades that suit the style, present the personality and express their user's taste and tempo.

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Canon EOS XSi

Posted by: Mark Peters Sunday 3rd, February 2008

Canon USA, Inc.'s EOS Rebel series of digital single lens reflex cameras - the digital cameras that defined and refined what it means to be an "entry level" digital single lens reflex - have now redefined the gateway prowess and "pro-ness" of the DSLR category with the introduction of the line's new leader, the 12.2-megapixel Canon EOS Rebel XSi digital camera. Incorporating a number of high-end functions and technology found in Canon's professional Digital SLR camera models, the Canon EOS Rebel XSi digital camera boasts an improved autofocus sensor, enhanced 14-bit A/D conversion, an advanced Live View function, and the proprietary DIGIC III image processor.

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Canon Pixma iP2600

Posted by: Ilse Jurrien Friday 1st, February 2008

The new Pixma iP2600 Photo Printer, announced by Canon USA, features photo-lab-quality printing, fast output speeds and a stylish design to capture the attention and satisfy the needs of consumers. Canon delivers increased printing speeds, adds Auto Image Fix technology and a sleek design. "The Pixma iP2600 Photo Printer delivers exceptional photo print quality and speed at an affordable price," said Yuichi Ishizuka, senior vice president and general manager of the Consumer Imaging Group, Canon USA. "Whether you're printing family photos or directions from a Web site, this new model presents a stylish addition to the home office for a wide variety of users."

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Canon G9 review

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Friday 7th, December 2007

Sometimes digital camera manufacturers actually listen to testers and users of digital cameras. In any case Canon did when developing the PowerShot G7. A terrific camera except for one minus; no RAW format was available and especially the photographer wanting a compact camera besides his DSLR was disappointed. But the successor, the Canon PowerShot G9, does offer RAW format making this top compact camera a very interesting one for the demanding and the professional photographer. Adding RAW format is not the only thing Canon has changed on the G9. The Canon G9 is now equipped with a new image sensor with 12 million pixels.

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Canon EOS 40D

Posted by: Dennis Hissink Thursday 23rd, August 2007

Canon introduces its latest digital SLR for advanced amateurs and semi-professionals: the Canon EOS 40D. With a 10.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor, 6.5 frames per second burst performance, a newly developed AF system and 3.0Ē LCD with Live View mode, the Canon EOS 40D makes significant advances in both performance and versatility. The Canon 40D camera benefits from the new EOS technology platform introduced earlier this year with the professional EOS‑1D Mark III. Canonís DIGIC III processor delivers responsive operation, improved color rendering and near-instant start-up time. The EOS Integrated Cleaning System combats sensor dust, while a strong magnesium alloy body with weather resistance ensures lasting durability.

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Canon at PMA 2007

Posted by: Ralf Jurrien Tuesday 27th, March 2007

The Canon booth at the PMA 2007 Las Vegas is as always overwhelmingly large and outsized. The Canon digital imaging booth is overcrowded and people are fascinated by the large series of compact camera models and of course the new race-monster, the world's fastest digital SLR camera; the Canon EOS 1D Mark III. The year 2007 is a brilliant year for Canon. Not only because Canon has conquered and still holds an important market share but also because it is exactly seventy years ago that the first Canon camera was born. It was the Canon S and the first one in a long array of successful cameras. Also the step from analogue to digital was carried out incredibly fast and on a professional level.

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The PMA show, or Photo Marketing Association, continues its yearly tradition of maintaining a network of photo imaging as well as the experience and know-how of the industry. The PMA represents 20,000 members from over 100 countries, who are all active within the imaging industry. As a reflection of the changes in the market, the PMA organization has also changed and has become more diverse. Nowadays, the member group consists of representatives coming from photo retail, manufacturers, commercial photo labs, professional sports and news photography, in addition to small album print suppliers and photo processing centers. The PMA 2012 Trade show focuses on an industry which is heavily affected by the unstable situation of the global financial economy. However, whether the latter will also stand in the way of the innovation and product introductions, remains to be revealed by the PMA International Convention & Trade Show in Anaheim Convention Center (California, US).