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Get up to £150 cashback on selected Canon lens purchase

Canon has a new cashback promotion for lenses. It runs from 28 August to 26 October 2015.

The promotional lens products and applicable amount of cashback are:
EF 50mm f/1.4 USM - £35
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM - £35
EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM - £45
EF 35mm f/2 IS USM - £45
EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM - £45
EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM - £45
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM - £75
EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM - £75
EF 50mm f/1.2L USM - £110
EF 24mm f/1.4L II USM - £150
EF 35mm f/1.4 L USM - £150
EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM - £150

It is important to read the full details and terms and conditions at:

EF 35mm f1.4L II USM lens with BR optics

Canon has announced a new wide -angle L-series lens designed for photographers wanting to capture the world with a natural perspective. The EF 35mm f1.4L II USM has been crafted following feedback from Canon’s community of professional photographers and includes a range of advanced optical technologies to deliver outstanding image quality. 
The lens is the first to include BR optics, a new pioneering Canon-developed lens technology featuring an organic optical material which has been engineered at a molecular level to help significantly reduce chromatic aberration and produce sharper images via its ability to refract blue light. The BR Optic is integrated into a compound element in the lens. Together with Canon’s high performance lens coatings, including Subwavelength Structure Coating, the EF 35mm f1.4L II USM delivers results with improved contrast and minimal flare and ghosting.
Natural, reportage-style images Perfect for capturing images with a documentary feel, the EF 35mm f1.4L …

Get closer the the action at Rugby World Cup 2015 with Canon

As Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015, Canon is giving customers the chance to win one of 50 pairs of tickets when they buy a selected Canon product. Lucky winners will receive a pair of tickets to attend a Rugby World Cup 2015 match held at one of 13 venues around England and Wales.
With Canon’s starting line-up of products, including the EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 750D and PowerShot G7 X, customers can get closer to the action to capture those all-important sporting moments. 
Plus they will also receive a free Gilbert Official Rugby World Cup 2015 Replica Ball with every selected product purchased.
The offer runs until 9 October 2015 for eligible products purchased from UK or Republic of Ireland retailers. Terms and conditions apply.  
For more information visit:
Eligible products:
DSLR                                         EOS 7D Mark II EOS 760D EOS 750D COMPACT SYSTEM CAMERA EOS M3 COMPACT CAMERAS PowerShot G7 X PowerShot SX60 …

EOS M3 USA debut

The Canon EOS M3 digital camera will soon be on sale in North America. This CSC (Compact System Camera), or mirrorless, model was announced in February 2015, but is currently only available in Europe and Asia.

Pricing and Availability The EOS M3 is scheduled to be available in early October 2015 for an estimated retail price of $679.99. An EOS M3 EF-M 18-55mm IS STM lens kit will be available in the customer's choice of black or white for an estimated retail price of $799.99. Additionally, a two-lens kit featuring the EOS M3 digital camera with the EF-M 18-55mm IS STM lens and the EF-M 55-200mm IS STM lens will be available for an estimated retail price of $1,049.00. The following Canon lenses will also be available in early October: -  EF-M 11-22mm f/4-5.6 IS STM wide-angle zoom lens for an estimated retail price of $399.99 -  EF-M 22mm f/2 STM compact prime lens in silver for an estimated retail price of $249.99 -  EF-M 55-200mm f/4.5-6.3 IS STM telephoto zoom lens for an estimat…

Three EISA awards for Canon

Canon has received three prestigious awards from the European Imaging and Sound Association (EISA). Voted for by panels of editors representing nearly 50 prominent magazines from across 20 European countries, the EISA Awards honour products which combine the most advanced technology, intuitive design and sought-after features, while also providing genuine value to end users.  Each of the awarded products has been received with great acclaim since launch and the EISA award recognition is further testament to their exceptional quality and performance.

Discussing the three awards, the EISA panel said:

Canon EOS 7D Mark II
The Canon EOS 7D Mark II is one of the best APS-C DSLRs ever made, offering features normally only available in professional full frame models. The 65-point AF system gives fast and responsive focusing in a wide range of conditions, even when tracking fast moving subjects. It can shoot at 10 frames per second, with a huge buffer eve…

Win a unique photography experience at Rugby World Cup 2015

As an Official Sponsor of Rugby World Cup 2015 Canon is offering fans the chance to win one of eight unique photography experiences. Winners will get to shadow a Getty Images photographer at an official RWC 2015 open training session for one of the participating nations.

The prizes include:
•  Pre-event preparation with the Getty Images photographer
•  Loan of Canon equipment (DSLR Kit Bag)
•  Shoot the open training session (approximately 15-30 minutes)
•  Post event review at a Getty Images or Canon location
•  A pair of tickets to a RWC 2015 match

For details of how to enter go to:

Canon at IAAF World Championships, Beijing 2015

Canon is an Official Partner of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Series, sponsoring a total of 15 IAAF World Athletics Series events from 2013 to 2016. The IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015, which begins on August 22, is a global competition that will bring together more than 2,000 athletes from over 200 countries and territories.

The previous Championships, held in Moscow in 2013, was broadcast in 192 countries and regions, attracting strong interest from a wide international television audience. At the IAAF World Championships Beijing 2015, Canon will display the Company's logo on signage within the venue, provide support through its products, technologies and services, and carry out a range of related activities.

Camera service centre for photographers covering the competition 
At numerous sporting competitions both in Japan and overseas, Canon provides behind-the-scenes support to members of the press covering these events, incl…