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Canon ups its budget DSLR game, intros EOS 2000D and 4000D
Canon ups its budget DSLR game, intros EOS 2000D and 4000D By Mike Lowe

Looking to entice a new audience into the budget DSLR category, Canon has introduced a pair of entry-level EOS models: the 2000D and 4000D.The 2000D replaces the EOS 1300D, while the 4000D is an entirely new entry designed to include every possible cost-saving... Read more

How to take pictures of the ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’
How to take pictures of the ‘Super Blue Blood Moon’ By Dan Grabham

Tonight sees a big lunar event called the "Super blue blood moon" with three lunar phenomena taking place across the globe. In the UK, the moon is closest to us in its orbit so the moon will be around a third bigger than usual.Landscape and travel photographer... Read more

Canon G1 X Mark III is the first compact with an APS-C sensor and optical zoom
Canon G1 X Mark III is the first compact with an APS-C sensor and optical zoom By Mike Lowe

It's been a long time coming, but Canon has finally unveiled the first compact camera with a DSLR-scale APS-C sensor size and an optical zoom lens. The PowerShot G1 X Mark III updates the range by making the sensor larger than the Mark II predecessor... Read more

Canon EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D official: A DSLR to suit all levels
Canon EOS 6D Mark II and EOS 200D official: A DSLR to suit all levels By Mike Lowe

In what's been a relatively quiet couple of years in the world of cameras, Canon has taken to opportunity to get one over its competitors by releasing an EOS DSLR for, well, seemingly everyone. And with the announcement of the EOS 6D Mark II full-frame... Read more

Canon EOS 77D and 800D expand mid-range EOS DSLR lineup
Canon EOS 77D and 800D expand mid-range EOS DSLR lineup By Mike Lowe

If you're thinking of buying a feature-packed DSLR then chances are you'll be looking at a £1,000 piece of kit. Canon is looking to change that with the introduction of the EOS 77D and 800D cameras.If you're familiar with the Canon DSLR line-up you'll... Read more

Canon EOS M6 is Canon’s new top viewfinder-free mirrorless camera
Canon EOS M6 is Canon’s new top viewfinder-free mirrorless camera By Mike Lowe

Hot on the heels of the Canon EOS M5 - the mirrorless camera that, finally, put Canon in contention with some of its competition - the Japanese company has announced the EOS M6. It does away with the viewfinder (leaving a hotshoe in place for an accessory... Read more

Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II looks great, but has a surprising omission
Canon PowerShot G9 X Mark II looks great, but has a surprising omission By Chris Hall

Canon has taken the wraps off the PowerShot G9 X Mark II, updating the 2015 forebear, but keeping the same retro good looks. The big focus of this compact camera - which remains properly pocketable - is the 1-in type sensor at its heart, larger than... Read more

Canon EOS 1300D brings Wi-Fi to the entry-level DSLR
Canon EOS 1300D brings Wi-Fi to the entry-level DSLR By Mike Lowe

The entry-level DSLR camera sector doesn't see too many new models these days, but Canon has quietly just unveiled its latest: the EOS 1300D.An update to 2014's EOS 1200D, the 1300D is an altogether similar and affordable beginner product, but dresses... Read more

Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II: Upping the high-end compact ante
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II: Upping the high-end compact ante By Mike Lowe

When we first used the Canon PowerShot G7 X, the company's first 1-inch sensor compact, it felt like Canon's attempt to deflect a strong Sony line-up - namely the RX100 series.Some 18-months later and it's time for round two, with the G7 X Mark II upping... Read more

Canon camera can 'see in the dark', sensitive to ISO 4,000,000
Canon camera can 'see in the dark', sensitive to ISO 4,000,000 By Mike Lowe

Long gone are the days of film when ISO 3200 was the maximum sensitivity you could shoot. Digital cameras have been pushing responsiveness to low-light for years now, with six-figure extended ISO settings showing face on some recent DSLR cameras.But that's... Read more

Forget 4K, Canon's new 250MP sensor can read lettering on a plane 18km away
Forget 4K, Canon's new 250MP sensor can read lettering on a plane 18km away By Luke Edwards

The world of ultra high definition 4K video is starting to spill into homes with more affordable TVs and more streamed content. But it's already outdated thanks to Canon's new 250-megapixel sensor.Canon Japan has developed the 250-megapixel APS-H sensor... Read more

Canon goes 4K crazy with XC10 and EOS C300 Mk II video cameras and a reference monitor to boot
Canon goes 4K crazy with XC10 and EOS C300 Mk II video cameras and a reference monitor to boot By Rik Henderson

Canon has embraced 4K video with three new products, mainly aimed at the professional and prosumer markets.The Canon XC10 4K video camera is perhaps the one most aimed at consumers or enthusiasts as it offers professional standard quality but at a more... Read more

Canon PowerShot G3 X superzoom incoming: 1-inch sensor, 25x optical zoom compact teased
Canon PowerShot G3 X superzoom incoming: 1-inch sensor, 25x optical zoom compact teased By Mike Lowe

Everyone loves a superzoom, and Canon has set its sights on the top-end of the market with the initial unveiling of the PowerShot G3 X.And it's not doing things by half measures. Featuring a 1-inch sensor for heightened image quality, the camera also... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX530 HS boasts 50x mega zoom without breaking the bank
Canon PowerShot SX530 HS boasts 50x mega zoom without breaking the bank By Mike Lowe

Canon is not shy of packing the zoom into a superzoom. Its latest PowerShot SX530 HS squeezes a 50x optical lens, delivering a 24-1200mm equivalent, into an affordable and relatively compact package.It was only a few years back that such optics with such... Read more

Canon PowerShot N2 adds selfie screen fun, but is it hip to be square?
Canon PowerShot N2 adds selfie screen fun, but is it hip to be square? By Mike Lowe

There's only so much you can do with camera design before a product becomes tricky to use. But that hasn't stopped Canon trying to break the conventional mould, with the latest Canon PowerShot N2, in its squat, near-square-fronted format, showing off... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX710 HS crams more megapixels into 30x travel zoom
Canon PowerShot SX710 HS crams more megapixels into 30x travel zoom By Mike Lowe

It's the Consumer Electronics Show 2015, which means the annual compact camera splurge from Canon is upon us. In among a variety of updated models, it's the Canon PowerShot SX710 HS, the 30x optical zoom travel compact, which demands the greatest attention.The... Read more

Canon Connect Station CS100 is a 1TB photo storage device with NFC for easy transfer
Canon Connect Station CS100 is a 1TB photo storage device with NFC for easy transfer By Rik Henderson

Canon has announced its own storage system for photos that enables you to back up shots without needing a PC. The Canon Connect Station CS100 has 1TB of storage and NFC connectivity so you can transfer pictures or videos from an NFC-enabled Canon camera... Read more

Canon Cross Media station teased as a new way to transfer, save, and share photos wirelessly
Canon Cross Media station teased as a new way to transfer, save, and share photos wirelessly By Elyse Betters

Canon is working on something that it described as a "new-concept photo-storage device".Tentatively called the Cross Media Station, the device will chiefly let you save photos and videos captured by cameras. It acts sort of like a hard drive, but it has... Read more

Canon EOS 7D Mark II unveiled, new 65-point focus system has a lot to shout about
Canon EOS 7D Mark II unveiled, new 65-point focus system has a lot to shout about By Mike Lowe

One of the biggest deals in Canon's DSLR lineup just got a re-work: the EOS 7D Mark II is official, as announced on stage at Canon's Photokina 2014 press conference. This is the DSLR to revamp the already excellent original 7D model with a host of new... Read more

Canon PowerShot G7 X debuts company's move into 1-inch sensor compact market
Canon PowerShot G7 X debuts company's move into 1-inch sensor compact market By Mike Lowe

Say hello to Canon's 1-inch punch, the newly announced PowerShot G7 X. Representing a shift in the company's use of sensor sizes, it's the first compact camera in the Canon lineup to feature a large 1-inch sensor, putting it in direct contention with... Read more

Canon and Stella McCartney team up on £1200 limited edition Linda camera bag
Canon and Stella McCartney team up on £1200 limited edition Linda camera bag By Chris Hall

Canon and Stella McCartney have teamed up to create a limited edition camera bag called Linda, named after Stella's mother. The bag has been designed to bring a little chic to carrying your camera and in the case of the Linda bag, stays true to its namesakes... Read more

Canon 7D Mark II leaks before Photokina next week
Canon 7D Mark II leaks before Photokina next week By Luke Edwards

Next week Photokina will kick off with plenty of camera announcements, one of which has leaked early. The Canon 7D Mark II should be unveiled at the event judging from the leaked photo and details.The leak of Canon's new DSLR comes from website Digitcame-info... Read more

Tom Oldham: After 22 years of using Canon professionally I've switched to Nikon, here's why
Tom Oldham: After 22 years of using Canon professionally I've switched to Nikon, here's why By Rik Henderson

During the Virgin Media V Festival last year Pocket-lint shadowed official photographer Tom Oldham from stage to stage, trying our own hand at gig photography and finding out it's not as easy as you might think. And the year before we interviewed him... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX520 HS and SX400 IS super-zoom bridge cameras announced
Canon PowerShot SX520 HS and SX400 IS super-zoom bridge cameras announced By Luke Edwards

Canon has announced two new bridge cameras for super-zooming while staying lightweight. The PowerShot SX520 HS and PowerShot SX400 IS each come with compact bodies cramming in plenty of Canon tech.The Canon PowerShot SX520 HS comes with a 42x optical... Read more

Canon’s Project1709 becomes Irista, cloud image management system to take on Picasa, Flickr and the rest
Canon’s Project1709 becomes Irista, cloud image management system to take on Picasa, Flickr and the rest By Elyse Betters

Canon has taken the next step with Project1709. It has launched a new online storage and management service for photos called Irista, and it directly rivals Picasa, Flickr, Dropbox, Google Drive, iCloud, and all those other cloud services.There's just... Read more

Canon announces PowerShot SX700 HS, D30 and S200 cameras
Canon announces PowerShot SX700 HS, D30 and S200 cameras By Luke Edwards

Canon has unveiled its new line of PowerShot cameras in the SX700 HS, D30 and S200. So there's something for everyone.The Canon PowerShot SX700 HS is the supermodel of the bunch at just 34.8mm thin. This compact camera manages to cram in an ultra wide... Read more

Canon's Ixus camera range adds 155, 150, and 140 - each with high zoom, easy shooting modes and filters
Canon's Ixus camera range adds 155, 150, and 140 - each with high zoom, easy shooting modes and filters By Elyse Betters

Canon has added three new point-and-shoots to the Ixus range of cameras/camcorders - the Ixus 155, Ixus 150, and Ixus 145.Featuring high zoom lenses and slim bodies, the Ixus 155, 150 and 145 seem versatile and compact. The 155 is uniquely capable of... Read more

Canon EOS 1200D and EOS Companion app wants to make entry-level DSLR shooting accessible
Canon EOS 1200D and EOS Companion app wants to make entry-level DSLR shooting accessible By Chris Hall

Canon has announced the EOS 1200D, a DSLR camera model that evolves the EOS 1100D, moving to a higher-resolution 18-megapixel APS-C CMOS sensor. The new camera is launched alongside a new EOS Companion app for iOS and Android.The app is designed to guide... Read more

Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II aims for DLSR quality from a compact body
Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II aims for DLSR quality from a compact body By Chris Hall

Canon has officially announced the PowerShot G1 X Mark II, an evolution of the Canon G1 X G-series camera.The difference is immediately obvious, as Canon has moved the G-series on from the angular and slightly awkward-looking models of the past, to something... Read more

Canon PowerShot G1 X compact tipped to get a Mk II upgrade, 20.2-megapixel and DIGIC 6
Canon PowerShot G1 X compact tipped to get a Mk II upgrade, 20.2-megapixel and DIGIC 6 By Jake Smith

Canon will be offering a new version of its PowerShot G1 X high-end compact, if a leak from Chinese forum Xitek is to be believed. The two year old camera will get a Mark II version, making a high-end camera option for users who want a small form-factor.... Read more

Canon announces Legria mini X, HF R56 and R506 camcorders
Canon announces Legria mini X, HF R56 and R506 camcorders By Ian Morris

While CES rumbles on, it's business as usual for the Canon camcorder department, which has announced three new models today, the Legria mini X, Legria HF R56 and Legria HF R506. Ask any product manager about this sort of device, and they might well look... Read more

Canon PowerShot N100 compact features front and rear-facing cameras for ultimate selfies
Canon PowerShot N100 compact features front and rear-facing cameras for ultimate selfies By Rik Henderson

Canon has announced its first compact camera to feature both front and rear-facing cameras. Their placement will help you "tell both sides of the story" by capturing your own expressions while taking shots of others, either as a picture or movie.The Canon... Read more

Canon EOS M2, announced in Asia, may not be coming to Europe or US (updated)
Canon EOS M2, announced in Asia, may not be coming to Europe or US (updated) By Luke Edwards

Canon China and Canon Japan have announced the new Canon EOS M2 camera. It comes as a smaller replacement for the Canon EOS M. What Canon hasn’t announced is any plans for its release in Europe or America.While the EOS M2 is set for a mid-December released... Read more

Canon Japan releases build-your-own premium editions of PowerShot S120 and G16
Canon Japan releases build-your-own premium editions of PowerShot S120 and G16 By Rik Henderson

Canon is to release two limited-edition premium versions of its PowerShot S120 and PowerShot G16 compact cameras which you can customise with different coloured accessories that come in the pack. Sadly though, they are just for the Japanese market.The... Read more

Canon PowerShot N Facebook camera unveiled
Canon PowerShot N Facebook camera unveiled By Luke Edwards

First Canon brought Wi-Fi, for digital camera sharing ease like on the original PowerShot N, now there is a Facebook button with instant artistic photo options. Meet the Canon PowerShot N Facebook – a currently US-only digital camera.The 12.1MP digital... Read more

Canon unveils new PowerShot SX510 HS and PowerShot SX170 IS models
Canon unveils new PowerShot SX510 HS and PowerShot SX170 IS models By Luke Edwards

For portability and powerful zoom, combined in an intelligently automated design, Canon has unveiled two new PowerShot cameras.The PowerShot SX510 HS, at £290, with its 24-720mm ultra wide angle lens will offer 30x optical zoom. This extends to an eye-popping... Read more

Canon PowerShot G16 announced: Faster AF, Digic 6 processor, intros Wi-Fi and new sensor
Canon PowerShot G16 announced: Faster AF, Digic 6 processor, intros Wi-Fi and new sensor By Mike Lowe

The introduction of the Canon PowerShot G16 brings the powerful compact camera range up to date by introducing Wi-Fi, upgrading to the latest Digic 6 processor and tweaking the autofocus for a faster response compared to its G15 predecessor.In a world... Read more

Canon PowerShot S120: Faster focusing high-end compact shoots for the stars
Canon PowerShot S120: Faster focusing high-end compact shoots for the stars By Chris Hall

Canon has updated it's PowerShot S model, with the new PowerShot S120. With the new Digic 6 processor at its heart, Canon is promising that the autofocusing is now 50 per cent faster than the previous S110.We've long been fans of Canon's S models, which... Read more

Canon Legria mini camcorder announced, Full HD, Wi-Fi and ultra-wide angle lens
Canon Legria mini camcorder announced, Full HD, Wi-Fi and ultra-wide angle lens By Rik Henderson

Canon has introduced a new Full HD camcorder to its range that provides a number of different ways you can record video. An ultra-wide angle lens is coupled with a built-in stand and flippable viewscreen that can be placed to show the action from the... Read more

Canon allegedly testing 75-megapixel Pro DSLR camera
Canon allegedly testing 75-megapixel Pro DSLR camera By Rik Henderson

Canon is rumoured to be testing a new super high-end professional DSLR camera, one that could retain the build quality and look of the Canon EOS-1D X, but with a mighty 75-megapixel sensor or more.Photography Bay claims that a reliable source has said... Read more

Canon EOS 70D videos show off Dual Pixel CMOS AF prowess
Canon EOS 70D videos show off Dual Pixel CMOS AF prowess By Chris Hall

Much of the new Canon EOS 70D might fit right into the line-up existing EOS DSLR cameras from the company, but it's the Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology that should attract your attention.The new autofocus technology is designed to address the woes when... Read more

Canon EOS 70D official, 20.2-megapixel snapper with faster autofocus
Canon EOS 70D official, 20.2-megapixel snapper with faster autofocus By Stuart Miles

Canon has announced the Canon EOS 70D with a new Dual Pixel CMOS focus that claims to autofocus five times faster than the previous EOS cameras in live view.Following on from the current EOS 60D, the new model will feature a 20.2-megapixel APS-C sensor... Read more

Canon EOS 100D launches as smallest and lightest DLSR yet
Canon EOS 100D launches as smallest and lightest DLSR yet By Chris Hall

Canon has announced a new, smaller, DSLR camera in its EOS line, the Canon EOS 100D.It is Canon’s smallest and lightest APS-C digital SLR yet, with the company looking to compete with smaller and lighter models from rival interchangeable lens systems.The... Read more

Canon PowerShot SX820 HS: Mid-range snapper with GPS and Wi-Fi
Canon PowerShot SX820 HS: Mid-range snapper with GPS and Wi-Fi By Stuart Miles

Canon has announced two new PowerShot SX models on Wednesday; the PowerShot SX280 HS and PowerShot SX270 HS, and hopes to convince those looking for a new camera that it is the brand to help them.The new models feature the company's brand new DIGIC 6... Read more

Canon EOS 700D boosts the entry-level, replaces 650D
Canon EOS 700D boosts the entry-level, replaces 650D By Stuart Miles

Canon has updated its top "beginner" DLSR with the launch of the Canon EOS 700D.The EOS 700D effectively tweaks the 650D it replaces, bringing a few incremental changes but still sticking to what we think is a great line of DSLR cameras. Canon says the... Read more

Canon EOS 100D touted for release, alleged specs and price revealed
Canon EOS 100D touted for release, alleged specs and price revealed By Rik Henderson

Rumours of an all-new addition to Canon's DSLR camera line-up have been circulating for a few days now, and alleged specifications and price point have appeared on the US site for electronics retailer Best Buy for the model claimed to be going by the... Read more

Canon EOS 1D C squeezes in higher frame rate for 4K movie-capture: 4K at 25fps incoming
Canon EOS 1D C squeezes in higher frame rate for 4K movie-capture: 4K at 25fps incoming By Mike Lowe

Video capture - or mooovie capture, to give it the full Austin Powers dues - has been a rapid rise to be reckoned with in the DSLR camera world. Canon's already dangled the 4K 24fps carrot out there in the shape of the EOS 1D C and now it's gone one step... Read more