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Monday, 21 January 2013

EOS 1D X firmware version 1.2.1

Firmware version 1.2.1 is now available for the EOS 1D X. It incorporates the following improvements and fixes. 
1. The function to disable the Image size selection button has been added. See the instruction manual "EOS-1D X Firmware Version 1.2.x Additional Function" (PDF file) included in the downloaded firmware 1.2.1 folder for information on how to intentionally disable this button, after the firmware update 1.2.1 has been installed in the camera. 
2. Fixes a phenomenon in which Err 70 and Err 80 may occur during certain shooting conditions. 

The firmware can be downloaded from the Canon Download Centre 

Tuesday, 15 January 2013

Canon Experience Centre, Calgary

Canon Canada Inc., has opened Image Square, the Canon Experience Centre. This is a unique destination where visitors can interact with the latest Canon technology and benefit from the expertise of photography and business consultants.

Located at Eighth Avenue Place in downtown Calgary, Alberta, Canon Image Square is a ground-breaking, innovative and technologically-advanced space specifically designed to encourage exploration and discovery. Visitors will learn how Canon products and solutions can help them capture their experiences, enhance their memories, and increase their productivity, at home, at work and at play.

Canon Image Square features dynamic displays and demonstrations that give visitors a true look at how Canon products work. This innovative approach to the consumer experience includes:
• expert staff dedicated to answering questions, sharing tips, and finding information for visitors;
• full-motion thematic settings and sculptural exhibits where visitors can test point-and-shoot and digital SLR cameras, a range of lenses and accessories, plus a selection of printers;
• a touch screen media wall where visitors can post and interact with their own images.
• interactive discovery tables where visitors can select an image, learn about its features and find directions to the related product station;
• a fully-operational showroom exhibiting a range of Canon print production devices and solutions for business needs;
• a photo studio outfitted with professional Canon digital SLR cameras, Speedlite flashguns and photo production software;
• a classroom-style learning space where expert staff will conduct seminars, projector demos, presentations and Canon College photography classes;
• a photo gallery curated by 500px, featuring the works of Alberta-based photographers who use Canon equipment to bring remarkable images to life.

Canon Image Square occupies approximately 6,600 square feet on the ground floor of Eighth Avenue Place, a pre-certified LEED Platinum building. Canon Image Square is accessible off 8th Avenue as well as through the building’s main concourse.

For more information, visit www.canon.ca/imagesquare

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