Kwanon camera was the first camera by Canon

TOKYO, September 2, 2014 — Canon Inc. commemorated today the 80th anniversary of the birth of Japan’s first 35mm focal-plane-shutter camera, dubbed the Kwanon, which was produced in prototype form in 1934. The engineers who created the camera decided to name it after Kwannon, the Buddhist goddess of mercy, hoping the deity would share her …

Canon EISA awards 2014-15

EISA – the European Imaging and Sound Association is an association of 50 special interest magazines from 20 European countries. Each year since 1982 they have selected outstanding photo products. For the 2014-15 edition of the EISA awards Canon has collected two awards, the European Consumer DSLR Camera and the European Lifestyle Camcorder.

EOS-1D C firmware update

EOS-1D C firmware version 1.3.5 Canon has made a firmware update for the EOS-1D C camera. The firmware has to be installed by a Canon service centre so is not available for download. Firmware update 1.3.5 – line-level audio fix Firmware 1.3.5 for the EOS-1D C  fixes a phenomenon in which the line-level audio input …

canon summer cashback 14

Summer is here – it’s Canon Cashback time With the presence of the sun, it’s time to get out and take pictures, so once again Canon is running a Cashback promotion, with money off a range of EOS cameras, lenses, compact cameras, video cameras and printers. Even the recently launched EOS 1200D is included in …