It’s that time of year again, only a mere 60 days to go until Santa brings the toys for the kids, and photo gifts for the lucky photographers. Canon UK cash back promotion Canon’s cash back promotion rewards you for buying cameras, lenses, Speedlites, camcorders and printers this year. However if you are feeling generous, …

Canon is one of the first of the main camera makers to issue it’s financial results for the third quarter of 2012, and the results were down on expectations with a weak third quarter also causing the company to cut it’s full year forecasts. Key reasons for the slow down comes from worsening economic conditions …

It seems that the summer fun of Olympics, football has given Canon’s firmware engineers new drive for solutions, firmware 1.1.1 for EOS-1D X adds AF points that flash red during AF. How many folks have cursed the little grey boxes I’m not sure. Also focussing with lenses and extenders that are f/8 is back.

With each new update to an operating system comes new ways of doing things, and ‘improvements’. One change I had missed with Apple’s Mac OS 10.7 was the removal of the access to the ftp server from the system preferences. I’ve got so used to it being simple to just go to system preferences, then …