Canon reaches 90 million EF lenses production milestone

10 million more EF lenses in just 9 months Canon has a history of marking production milestones with press announcements and today they have hit 90 million lenses. It was only August last year that they broke the 80 million mark, so it’s clear that despite global recession, and less than stellar performance in the …

Project1709 – Mac Uploader is here

Uploading pictures to Canon’s Project1709 simpler for Mac users Today Canon has finally released an update to it’s Beta Project1709, and for me the most important item is the availability of an uploader for the Mac OS. Since the start of the Project1709 there’s been a windows uploader that would automatically upload images from selected …

Canon wins five TIPA 2013 awards

Three EOS cameras, a lens and a printer win awards The Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) have announced the winning products for their 2013 awards, and Canon have picked up a total of five awards this year out of forty categories of awards given by TIPA. Twenty seven member magazines and the Camera Journal Press Club …

Canon EOS 5D Mark iii firmware update 1.2.1

Firmware update for EOS 5D Mark III The long awaited fimrware for the EOS 5D Mark III is now ready to download for free from Canon. Key improvements in the new firmware suit both videographers and photographers. Clean uncompressed video available from the camera’s HDMI port, autofocus now possible with certain lenses / extenders at …

Seminars in Ireland

Yes i’m going green for the weekend 🙂 Just a quick post as I’m about to head for the airport for a trip to the Emerald Isle to deliver photo workshops and seminars over the weekend. Saturday: Mahers Photographic, Drogheda I’m really excited and pleased to be invited back to deliver two sessions of seminars …