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Canon RF lenses on show at The Photography Show 2019

The Photography Show, held annually at the NEC in Birmingham, is a permanent and much anticipated fixture in our calendar, and it was great to be back there from 16 March 2019 for four photography-filled days.

Our EOS magazine stand at the show is right next to the Canon stand, and this has significant advantages. Firstly it means you can find us easily... and secondly we can pop across to get hands on with the latest gear at the drop of a hat!

We went for the lenses... and stayed for the ballet!

The Canon stand was buzzing for much of the show. There was plenty to see – with a viewing gallery, full camera range on display including the Cinema EOS system as part of The Video Show, and inspirational talks on the Spotlight Stage delivered by Canon Ambassadors and experts.

The new EOS R system was clearly a big attraction, and with the EOS R reportedly sold out on day three, it certainly drew the attention of many a visitor.

Part of the stand included a shooting zone, with Clive Booth carr…

Firmware update for RF 35mm f1.8 Macro IS lens

Firmware Version 2.0.0 for the Canon RF 35mm f1.8 Macro IS STM lens is now available.

Support for the 'panning' scene mode with the EOS RP has been added. This mode reduces subject blurring and blurs the background when the lens is mounted to the EOS RP. You can download the firmware at:

RF 35mm f1.8 Macro IS STM firmware

Firmware update for RF 24-105mm lens

Canon has released a firmware update for the RF 24-105mm f4L IS USM lens.

Firmware Version 2.0.0 for the RF 24-105mm f4L IS USM lens supports continuous shooting in silent shooting mode with the EOS R running Firmware Version 1.1.0 or later.

Download at:

RF 24-105mm firmware

Canon UK cashback Spring 2019

Up to £300 cashback is available on selected products at participating UK retailers. You can claim a cashback when making a purchase between 14 March and 14 May 2019. Claims must be submitted before midnight on 14 June 2019. Products include:

Full-frame cameras:
EOS 5D Mark IV – £300 Cashback
EOS 5DS R – £300 Cashback
EOS 5DS – £300 Cashback
EOS R – £250 Cashback
EOS 6D Mark II – £150 Cashback

DSLR lenses & accessories
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM – £250 Cashback
TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro – £250 Cashback
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM – £250 Cashback
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM – £220 Cashback
EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM – £220 Cashback
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS III USM – £220 Cashback
EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM – £100 Cashback
EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM – £100 Cashback
Speedlite 600 EX II-RT –£100 Cashback
Speedlite 470 EX AI – £60 Cashback

imagePROGRAF PRO-1000 – £100 Cashback
PIXMA PRO-10s – £75 Cashback
PIXMA PRO-100s –£50 Cashback
PIXMA iP8750 – £35 Cashback

There is also cashback availab…

Digital Photo Professional updated with new Depth Compositing feature

Digital Photo Professional, Canon's own RAW editing software, has been updated to version 4.10.0. This latest version adds a new Depth Compositing function for images captured via the new Focus Bracketing feature introduced on the EOS RP, Canon's new full frame mirrorless camera for advanced amateur and enthusiast photographers.

Canon says that the Depth Compositing function is also compatible with images captured on the EOS 5D Mark IV and EOS R.

For more information and to download the updated version, visit: