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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.

High Megapixel Canon EOS Camera Could Still Be In The Works

07/23/2014, As we have pointed out many times in the past, more megapixels on a camera does not necessarily translate into better photographs. Understanding how to compose a shot, using lighting to your advantage, and generally having interesting subjects will result...

Canon EOS 7D MK II Rumored For 5th September Announcement

07/07/2014, Photokina 2014 will be taking place on the 16th of September, and according to the rumors, it seems that we can look forward to Canon announcing the successor to the EOS 7D around that time as well. Previously it was speculated that the announcement could...

Microsoft And Canon Enter Into Patent Agreement With Each Other

07/03/2014, Companies enter into patent agreements from time to time. After all sometimes it is necessary that you use another company’s technology, and unless you want to be hit with a lawsuit and have your products banned from being sold, entering into a...

Canon EOS 7D Successor Rumored For September Launch

07/02/2014, When Canon announced the EOS 7D a couple of years ago, many photographers were pleased by this because the camera blurred the lines between a camera designed for hobbyists, and one designed for professionals. It was sort of the best of both worlds where...

Canon EOS 5D MK III Facing LCD Panel Issues

06/24/2014, Heads up Canon users, it seems that there could be an issue with the Canon EOS 5D MK III that you might want to take note of. According to an update issued by Canon, it seems that there could be an issue with the LCD panel on the camera. Now if you’re a...

Canon EOS 1D X & 5D MK III Replacements Rumored For 2015

06/22/2014, So we have been hearing rumors about how Canon could soon be upgrading its prosumer range of DSLR cameras, like the rumored upcoming Canon EOS 7D MK II which would be an upgrade over the EOS 7D. That being said, it seems that Canon might have plans to...

Canon EOS 7D Replacement Rumored For August

06/09/2014, We have been hearing rumors that Canon could be working on a successor to the Canon EOS 7D DSLR camera. In fact, the rumors earlier this year suggested that the device could be revealed at CP+, which has since come and gone. Later rumors hinted that it...

Canon Irista Is A Free Cloud Storage Service For Photos

06/05/2014, In beta form this service was known as Project1709 and you may not have heard of it previously. Canon today launched on a service that takes on the likes of Dropbox and Box, albeit for photos only. Irista is its new free cloud storage service for photos....

Canon Rumored To Be Working On Depth Of Field Control

05/05/2014, One of the joys of having a fast camera is the ability to fire off a shot and capture the moment as it happens. Sometimes the best photos come from these moments, but unfortunately the need to focus onto the subject can sometimes hamper the speed. This is...

Canon Teases Announcement For 24th April

04/22/2014, Heads up photographers and Canon fans, it seems that the Japanese camera company has an announcement that they are planning on making this coming Thursday. It is unclear what it is but the teaser was posted on Canon Hong Kong’s Facebook page and all it...

All White Canon EOS 100D Announced For The UK

04/17/2014, Back in 2013, Canon announced the EOS 100D DSLR camera. The camera is pretty small as far as DSLRs are concerned but we guess it makes it easier to carry compared to the higher-end professional cameras which tend to be much bigger and heavier. That being...

Nokia Lumia Icon Goes Up Against The Canon EOS Rebel XTi

04/07/2014, Nowadays smartphone cameras are so good the point where we might not even need a compact digital camera. However when it comes to smartphone cameras, perhaps they might not be able to beat out DSLRs which are typically more powerful and have more control,...

Canon PowerShot G1 X II Might See 9th May Release Instead

03/11/2014, The Canon PowerShot G1 X II was announced back in February and according to Canon’s press release, they said that photographers looking to get their hands on the device could do so sometime in April. However it seems that Amazon could be pushing back...