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Thursday, 9 November 2017

EOS 6D Mark II firmware update

Firmware Version 1.0.3 for the EOS 6D Mark II incorporates the following fix:

1. Corrects an erroneous display that may appear when some third-party accessories are attached to the hot shoe.

To download the latest update, visit Canon UK Canon USA or your local Canon Support portal.

Wednesday, 18 October 2017

Canon winter cashbacks

Up to £215 cashback is available on selected Canon products purchased from participating retailers. The purchases must be made between Wednesday 18 October 2017 and Wednesday 17 January 2018. Claims must be submitted by Wednesday 28 February 2018.

Cashbacks between £50 and £85 are available on the following cameras:
EOS 77D, 750D, 200D, 800D, 1300D, M6 and M100.

Cashbacks between £85 and £215 are available on the following lenses:
EF 100-400mm f4.5-5.6L IS II USM, EF 70-300mm f4-5.6L IS USM, EF 70-200mm f4L IS USM, EF 24-70mm f4L IS USM, EF 100mm f2.8L Macro IS USM, EF 16-35mm f/L IS USM and EF 70-300mm f4-5.6 IS II USM.

There are also cashbacks on the Speedlite 430EX, Legria video cameras, PIXMA printers and the Connect Station CS100.

Full details and how to claim are at:

Make sure you read the terms and conditions carefully.

Tuesday, 17 October 2017

More Canon milestones

Canon has reached two major production milestones—a cumulative total of 90 million interchangeable-lens EOS cameras and 130 million1 EF-series interchangeable lenses. An EOS 5D Mark IV was the 90 millionth EOS Series camera to be produced. An EF 16-35mm f2.8L III USM became the company’s 130 millionth interchangeable lens.


Thursday, 31 August 2017

EF 50mm f1.4 USM focus malfunction

Canon has issued details of a focus position malfunction with some EF 50mm f1.4 USM lenses. This lens was launched in 1993.

Details of the problem, and the lenses affected, are at:
EF 50mm f1.4 USM lens support

Tuesday, 29 August 2017

EOS M100 – new small and light entry level mirrorless camera from Canon

Canon has today launched EOS M100. Ideal for having on you all the time, EOS M100’s compact and stylish design allows you to spontaneously capture those everyday moments and lifelong stories. The camera’s array of creative filters and wireless connectivity allows you to shoot stunning images and upload straight to social media in just a few seconds.

Learning to use your new camera is easy thanks to EOS M100’s intuitive touchscreen, so switching between your smartphone and the camera is effortless. Mastering the camera’s settings is made simple with on-screen explanations, so whether you want to blur the background or brighten your subject, EOS M100 will give you the capability to create professional-looking images you’ll keep forever.

Key features
– Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
– Latest DIGIC 7 processor
– Dual Pixel CMOS AF
– 24.2MP APS-C sensor
– LCD flip-up touchscreen
– Smooth skin mode for perfect portraits and selfies
– Wide range of creative filters and Scene modes
– Compatible with all EF-M lenses, plus EF and EF-S lenses via optional adapter
– Highly customisable via colourful jackets and skins

Pricing and availability
The EOS M100 is available from October 2017 in the following kits:
•    EOS M100 Body Only – RSP €569.99/£449.99
•    EOS M100 + EF-M 15-45mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM – RSP €699.99/£569.99
•    EOS M100 + EF-M 15-45mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM and EF-M 22mm f2 STM – RSP €899.99/£699.99
•    EOS M100 + EF-M 15-45mm f3.5-6.3 IS STM and EF-M 55-200mm f4.5-6.3 IS STM – RSP €969.99/£769.99

See the full press release and specification for the Canon EOS M100 camera

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