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Control Ring Mount Adapter £175 cashback

To celebrate the Canon Professional Services (CPS) relaunch and the new EOS R camera, CPS members can claim £175 cashback on a Control Ring Mount Adapter (RRP £199.99) when buying an EOS R.

The Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R gives extra functionality over the Mount Adapter EF-EOS R, giving greater control and allowing you to personalise your EF lenses with the customisable ring.

Simply purchase an EOS R kit and Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R from any participating retailer before 10 January2019 and claim your cashback of £175. The promotion applies to products purchased between 5 September 2018 and 10 January 2019, however the cashback can only be claimed during the promotional period by CPS members with a valid membership number.

You can sign up for a free CPS account at:
https://www.canon.co.uk/pro/canon-professional-services/

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Photokina to start its new annual cycle in May 2020

Press release: Cologne, 3 December 2018

Imaging industry and Koelnmesse decide on new starting point for the new annual cycle

Following a successful photokina 2018, the German Photo Industry Association (PIV), as conceptual sponsor of the trade fair, and the event's organiser Koelnmesse have agreed not to organise the next leading global trade fair in May 2019, as initially planned, but in May 2020.

From Wednesday 27 May 2020 to Saturday 30 May 2020, all the market leaders in the imaging industry are expected once again in Cologne.

The decision to postpone the start of the announced annual cycle by one year is intended to give all participants the opportunity to further develop the new concept for photokina and to tap into new target groups among exhibitors and visitors in order to heighten the status of the trade fair as a global platform for the photography and imaging industry.

For the full press release, visit:
bit.ly/Photokina-PR

Firmware upgrade for WFT-E7

Canon Wireless Transmitter WFT-E7 has a firmware update available.

Version 1.4.0 adds support for the EOS R.

You can download the firmware here:
Firmware 1.4.0 for WFT-E7A

Up to £300 cashback in Canon winter promotion

You can claim cashback when purchasing selected Canon products between 18 October 2018 and 17 January 2019 from participating UK retailers. Claims must be submitted by 28 February 2019. Products in the promotion include:

Digital single-lens reflex
EOS 77D – £85 cashback
EOS 800D – £50 cashback
EOS 200D – £50 cashback
EOS 2000D – £50 cashback

Mirrorless
EOS M6 – £50 cashback
EOS M50 – £70 cashback

DSLR lenses & accessories
EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM – £300 cashback
EF 24-70mm f4L IS USM – £175 cashback
EF 24-105mm f4L IS II USM – £110 cashback
EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS II USM – £100 cashback
EF 85mm f1.4L IS USM – £100 cashback
EF-S 17-55mm f2.8 IS USM – £100 cashback
EF-S 35mm f2.8 Macro IS STM – £45 cashback
Speedlite 430 EX III – £60 cashback

Printers
PIXMA TS6250 – £20 cashback
PIXMA TS6251 – £20 cashback
PIXMA TS8250 – £30 cashback
PIXMA TS8251 – £30 cashback
PIXMA TS8252 – £30 cashback

Full details are at:
https://www.canon.co.uk/cashback/current-cashback/

Adobe Camera Raw supports .cr3 files

Adobe Camera Raw Version 11.0 includes support for .cr3 raw files from the EOS R.

Support for the .cr3 raw files from the EOS M50 was added in version 10.3.

If you are subscribed to Adobe Creative Cloud, you will be able to upgrade Camera Raw from your apps menu.

Japanese consumers love the EOS M50

The EOS M50 was the top-selling digital single-lens camera twice in Japan in September 2018.

Why twice? Because the white version of the camera came top of the ranking complied by BCN (formerly Business Computer News), up from 5th the previous month. And the black version of the camera ranked third, up from 7th the previous month. In both cases it was the double zoom kit which sold.

What came second? The EOS 800D, which was also second the previous month.