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Canon announces new full frame EOS R mirrorless system

Canon EOS R system: Press release

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 5 September 2018 – Canon, world leader in imaging solutions, today builds on its iconic and uncompromising full frame range with the launch of the new EOS R and the first camera with the innovative, new RF Mount. Featuring the fastest autofocus in the world and as the world’s first camera with the ability to focus in light conditions as low as -6EV, it is the perfect tool of choice for professional results with every shot. The all-new RF lens line-up builds on Canon’s optical excellence and heritage, whilst the accompanying accessories offer photographers and filmmakers greater creative and customisation options than ever before.

EOS R
Built from the ground up, the pioneering EOS R System delivers an entirely new level of innovation, enabling richer, more detailed results, with unparalleled levels of sharpness and detail. EOS R is the first camera to feature the RF lens mount with a 12-pin connection, flange back dis…
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Digital Photo Professional Express: edit RAW on-the-go

Digital Photo Professional Express (DPP Express)
Enabling you to make the most of your images, and expanding the RAW development workflow for photographers, Canon today also launches the Digital Photo Professional Express (DPP Express), for iPad®. Intuitive and easy-to-use, DPP Express is a high-performance RAW image processing, viewing and editing software for use with both EOS and EOS R cameras. Images can be imported via Camera Connect and can be edited directly through the iPad® app, from white balance adjustment and fine-tuning of tone curve characteristics to dynamic-range adjustment.

DPP Express RAW image software can display still images using PQ (Perceptual Quantization), a HDR format targeting movie production and distribution. The software makes possible the editing and display of high-quality images with a wide dynamic range.

Input to output offering
Today, Canon strengthens its input to output offering, with a new print software solution. Using the new print …

Premium prime lens for EOS M-series: EF 32mmm f1.4 STM lens

Canon EF-M 32mm f1.4 STM lens: Press release

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 5 September 2018 – Setting yet another historic milestone in lens design and marking a step change in optical quality, Canon Europe today launches the EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM - a pioneering 32mm mirrorless lens designed exclusively for the EOS M system, and the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM – the world’s lightest professional super telephoto lenses in their class. Embracing the legacy of quality engendered by the EOS system, yet compatible via adapters with the new, cutting-edge, EOS R System – the considerably lighter EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM radically enhances ease-of-use, giving photographers the confidence to consistently deliver superior images.

The EF-M 32mm f1.4 STM is a premium EF-M lens designed to be fast, discreet and capable of delivering exceptional detail and clarity, making it perfect for elegant portraits, candid photography or natural l…

Two new prime telephoto lenses from Canon

Canon EF 400mm f2.8L IS III USM and Canon EF 600mm f4L IS III USM: Press release

United Kingdom, Republic of Ireland, 5 September 2018 – Setting yet another historic milestone in lens design and marking a step change in optical quality, Canon Europe today launches the EF-M 32mm f/1.4 STM - a pioneering 32mm mirrorless lens designed exclusively for the EOS M system, and the EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM – the world’s lightest professional super telephoto lenses in their class. Embracing the legacy of quality engendered by the EOS system, yet compatible via adapters with the new, cutting-edge, EOS R System – the considerably lighter EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM and EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM radically enhances ease-of-use, giving photographers the confidence to consistently deliver superior images.

These two new telephoto lenses encompass a revolutionary combination of ultra-high performance and lightweight design. The EF 400mm f2.8L IS III USM and the EF 600mm f4L…

Four 2018 EISA Awards for Canon

Canon features strongly in The European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA) 2018 Awards.
•  EOS 6D Mark II is named 'EISA DSLR Camera 2018-2019'
•  EOS M50 is named 'EISA Best Buy Camera 2018-2019'
•  EF 85mm f1.4L IS USM is awarded the 'EISA DSLR Prime Lens 2018-2019'
•  Speedlite 470EX-AI  is awarded the 'EISA Photo Innovation 2018-2019'

The EISA awards are voted for by a panel of judges, consisting of editors from 53 internationally-respected consumer electronics magazines across 23 European countries – as well as Australia, India, Canada and the USA. EISA celebrates technology products that combine the most advanced expertise and desirable features in their class.

Firmware upgrade for EOS M50

Firmware Version 1.0.1 for the EOS M50 incorporates the following:
1. Fixes a phenomenon in which some images captured with Adobe RGB colour space may not successfully transfer to a smartphone.
2. Fixes a phenomenon in which some JPEG images that were converted from RAW images may not successfully transfer to a smartphone.

When updating the firmware of the camera, Canon recommends that you review the instructions thoroughly before you download the firmware.

Download links:
Canon UK
Canon USA

Firmware update for EOS 6D Mark II

Canon has released firmware Version 1.0.4 for the EOS 6D Mark II which incorporates the following fix:

• Corrects a phenomenon in which in rare instances, the operation buttons and some touch panel functions do not respond.

This update is for cameras with firmware up to Version 1.0.3. If the camera's firmware is already Version 1.0.4, it is not necessary to update the firmware.

When updating the firmware of the camera, Canon recommends that you review the instructions thoroughly before you download the firmware.

Download links:
Canon UK
Canon USA