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Canon Inc. is a Japanese multinational company that specializes in manufacturing optical products such as digital cameras, computer printers, camcorders, photocopiers, and medical equipment. Based in Tokyo, Japan, the company was founded in 1937 by Takeshi Mitarai, Goro Yoshida, Saburo Uchid, and Takeo Maeda. Canon Inc. succeeded Precision Optical Instruments Laboratory. The company developed Japan's first-ever 35mm camera called Kwanon. Eventually the name of the company was changed to Canon in 1947.

Canon Patents Viewfinder That Can Switch From Optical To Electronic

11/09/2016, One of the joys of using an electronic viewfinder (EVF) is that what you see is basically what you get. Adjustments you make to ISO and exposure are more or less reflected instantly in the EVF, so there are pretty much almost no surprises once the shutter...

Canon Full Frame Mirrorless Still In The Works [Rumor]

10/24/2016, Earlier this year there were rumors that Canon was working on a full frame mirrorless camera. The camera was rumored for a launch at Photokina, but obviously that did not happen. Instead we got the Canon EOS M5 which honestly based on the specs and...

Canon’s EOS M5 Is The Company’s Latest Mirrorless Camera

09/15/2016, About a week ago, leaked photos and specs revealed Canon’s next-gen mirrorless camera, the EOS M5. What got us particularly excited about the EOS M5 is that it seems to be quite a departure in terms of design compared to Canon’s previous EOS M...

Canon EOS M5 Mirrorless Camera Photos & Specs Leaked

09/09/2016, We’re not sure why but despite their decades of experience in the camera business, neither Nikon nor Canon have managed to release a mirrorless camera that could be considered a commercial success. In fact it would seem that Canon and Nikon have been...

New Canon EOS M Camera Could Be Launched By End Of 2016

08/23/2016, The last time we saw Canon release a mirrorless camera was back in 2015 with the Canon EOS M3. So now that we’re in 2016, does that mean we can expect a new mirrorless from Canon? According to the folks at Canon Rumors, the answer is yes, and that we...

Canon EOS 5D mark IV Photos & Specs Leaked

08/17/2016, Canon’s EOS 5D lineup has always been preferred by photographers who require slightly more professional gear. There have been rumors that Canon has been working on a new EOS 5D model called the EOS 5D Mark IV, and now thanks to the folks at Japanese...

Apple Adds RAW Support To OS X For 15 DSLR Cameras

06/24/2016, For professional photographers, shooting in RAW during an assignment is almost always the standard operating procedure. For those who aren’t professionals, the reason for shooting in RAW is that it doesn’t get processed by the camera’s image...

Canon PowerShot SX620 HS Superzoom Compact Announced

05/11/2016, Compact cameras are great for when on holiday since they can easily slip into your pocket. This is versus larger mirrorless or DSLR cameras in which you might require a separate bag to keep the camera, its lenses, and other accessories. Now if you’re...

Canon’s Latest Macro Lens Comes With A Built-In Ring Light

05/11/2016, Are you looking for a macro lens that won’t break the bank? If you are, you might be interested to learn that Canon has recently unveiled their latest macro lens in the form of the EF-M 28mm f/3.5 Macro IS STM. This is a lens that is priced at $300...

Canon Launches Super 35mm Multi-Purpose Camera

04/15/2016, If you’re in the market for a new camera, you might be interested to learn that Canon has recently announced a new Super 35mm Multi-Purpose Camera in the form of the ME200S-SH. As you can see in the video above, this camera is obviously not your average...

24MP Full-Frame Canon Mirrorless Camera Rumored For Photokina

04/13/2016, A report from last month suggested that we could be looking forward to new mirrorless cameras from Canon this year. In fact one of the rumors suggested that Canon could be following in Sony’s footsteps by releasing a full-frame mirrorless camera, and...

Three Mirrorless Cameras From Canon Rumored For 2016

03/14/2016, When it comes to mirrorless cameras, it would seem that companies such as Sony, Olympus, and Fujifilm appear to be dominating. More “traditional” camera companies like Nikon and Canon have released mirrorless cameras in the past, but to date their...

Canon EOS Rebel T6 Entry-Level DSLR Camera Launched

03/10/2016, While compact cameras have indeed come a long way from back in the day, what with companies like Sony introducing compact cameras with 1-inch sensors, it’s still a bit hard to compete against DSLRs which not only have larger sensors, but also the...

Galaxy S7 VS Canon EOS 70D In Autofocus Test

03/04/2016, Right now the Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge probably have the best smartphone camera available in the market. Not only is the aperture pretty wide at f/1.7, which helps with low-light photography, but it also boasts an incredibly fast autofocusing system...