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Showing posts from August, 2020

EOS R5 firmware update

Firmware Version 1.1.0 for the EOS R5 incorporates the following fixes and enhancements:1. Useful messaging is now displayed when [HDMI display: Camera+External monitor] and [Overheat control: on] settings are enabled.

2. When using certain RF lenses for movie shooting, the in-lens image stabilization mechanism has been improved.

3. Fixes a phenomenon in which the "Slow Synchro" setting screen is not accurately displayed, when the language is set to English.

4. Fixes a typo displayed on the communication setting screen, when the language is set to Korean.

5. Connectivity during FTP transmission has been improved.

6. Fixes a phenomenon, in which the card access time may take longer, when using certain CFexpress cards.

7. Temperature detection and shooting time control in video shooting have been improved. In addition, the total shooting time when the short-time recording and power-on/off are performed repeatedly at room temperature is improved.

8. The phenomenon in which the movie r…

Canon launches #FreeYourStory competition

Canon Europe has launched a photography competition. Called #FreeYourStory, there are two themes to the challenge: The Mirror Selfie and Forced Perspective. The judges are looking for images that go beyond the ordinary captures for these two well-known themes, that deliver exceptional stories through the medium of photography.The competition closes on 21 September 2020; the winner of each theme will receive an EOS M200 and a Canon Zoemini S, plus a session with a professional photographer. 30 runners-up will also win Canon gear.
For more information and to enter, visit:

Canon press release:
Each day, millions of images and videos are uploaded to social media channels and shared around the world. Within the digitally connected Generation-Z and Millennial groups, people regularly invest their time and creativity updating their social profiles, often more acutely than other age demographics, with 60% owning a digital camera and…

EOS-1D X Mark III firmware upgrade

Firmware Version 1.2.0 for the EOS-1D X Mark III incorporates the following enhancements and fixes:1. Enhancements when using Browser Remote:- The image list displayed will be refreshed automatically on the browser.- On the shooting screen of the browser, you can set the movie resolution and a high frame rate.- On the shooting screen of the browser, you can change the movie shooting mode.- On the shooting screen of the browser, Live View will be displayed as soon as you select the movie shooting button.
2. Enhances Auto Focus (AF) for improved face and eye recognition at greater distances.
3. Fixes a phenomenon that may occur during viewfinder shooting, in which the shutter may not be released or the camera may not operate in the following settings:- In One-Shot AF mode, when the AF Area Selection Mode is set as Zone AF, Large Zone AF or Automatic Selection AF.- In AI Servo AF, when direct AF point selection is made using the smart controller.- When the Register/Recall Shooting Function…

Canon wins six EISA awards

Canon has been awarded six awards for products in the EOS system by the Expert Imaging and Sound Association (EISA), three for its cameras and three for its lens line-up.The awards given are as follows:Canon EOS R5 – EISA Camera Innovation 2020-2021
Canon EOS-1D X Mark III – EISA Professional Camera 2020-2021
Canon EOS 90D – EISA APS-C Camera 2020-2021
Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM – EISA Lens of the Year 2020-2021
Canon RF 24-70mm F2.8L IS USM – EISA Standard Zoom Lens 2020-2021
Canon RF 600mm and RF 800mm F11 IS STM – EISA Lens Innovation 2020-2021Of the awards, Canon Europe's Senior Vice President Issei Morimoto, Senior Vice President for Canon Europe said, “These prestigious awards clearly demonstrate that our products performance, build, innovation and technical capability have been given the stamp of excellence by EISA’s esteemed judges. Despite this year’s unprecedented global challenges, Canon launched a line-up of industry leading products with its own cutting-edge technology…