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Jan 6, 2009

Canon Commemorates 50 Years Since Launching Its First Single-lens Reflex Cameras

Canon 50th Anniversary Logo

Canon, a leader in digital imaging, is honoring 50 years of SLR camera sales, beginning with the sale of Canon's first SLR camera in 1959. 2009 is a milestone year, commemorating the passing of 50 years since Canon sold its first single-lens reflex camera. Canon's single-lens reflex cameras have evolved with the times, incorporating advanced and groundbreaking technology. Exceeding a cumulative total of 53 million units, they have garnered extensive support from photographers around the world. Looking to the future, Canon will continue its efforts to develop its single-lens reflex cameras and lead image culture for the next fifty years…

Sep 16, 2008

Canon Presents The EOS 5d Mark II DSLR Camera Featuring Full-frame HD Video Capture

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today introduced the EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR camera, the long-awaited successor to Canon's highly popular EOS 5D, introduced in 2005. Building upon the qualities that made the EOS 5D camera so successful, Canon has coupled the creative power of a full-frame CMOS sensor in a relatively compact and affordable camera body, together with groundbreaking HD video capture that opens the door to a much wider range of imaging possibilities for photographers…

Sep 16, 2008

The Powershot G10 Camera Boasts Uncompromising Specs, Making It A Must-have For Advanced Amateurs

Canon PowerShot G10

Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the newest addition to its top-of-the line PowerShot G-series digital cameras. The PowerShot G10 digital camera offers serious amateur shooters and professional photographers several essential ingredients for a flagship model, including Canon's new DIGIC 4 image processor, 28mm Optical Image Stabilized lens and RAW mode. This trilogy of style, performance and image quality is an ideal professional complement for anyone seeking the photo quality of a DSLR, combined with the convenient size of a point-and-shoot…

Sep 16, 2008

Ultra-zoom, Ultra-wow, Ultra-now - Canon Launches The Powershot SX10 Is Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot SX10 IS

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today introduced the expansion of the ever-popular ultra-zoom SX-Series, the PowerShot SX10 IS digital camera. The new digital camera features a wide-angle (28 mm - 560 mm) 20x optical zoom lens, an Optical Image Stabilizer (OIS), Canon's new DIGIC 4 image processor and a smooth, curved grip that fits in the hand comfortably. This compact camera is capable of capturing long-range shots of soccer field action from the bleachers or sunsets from your hotel balcony easier. Photographers can now quickly zoom in close enough to capture facial expressions and details from far away…

Sep 16, 2008

Fashion Meets Functionality In Canon's New Powershot SD990 Is And SD880 Is Digital Elph Cameras

Canon PowerShot SD990IS

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced, the PowerShot SD990 IS and PowerShot SD880 IS Digital ELPH cameras. Loaded with a host of advanced features, such as Optical Image Stabilization and Canon's new DIGIC 4 image processor, these cameras are ideal for the trendsetting techie looking for functionality or style-conscious photo enthusiasts who want their gadgets to keep pace with their style. In addition, to commemorate the 100 millionth compact digital camera manufactured, Canon created a limited-edition PowerShot SD990 IS Digital ELPH camera in red…

Aug 25, 2008

Colorful And Playful, The New Powershot E1 Digital Camera Is Designed With A Youthful Twist

Canon PowerShot E1

Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging, is expanding its iconic PowerShot digital camera line with the introduction of its new, stylish and easy-to-use PowerShot E1 digital camera, targeted to the teen and tween markets. Whether taking photos with a "BFF" at a slumber party, snapping shots while watching a hot band perform or capturing cap-and-gown moments for a scrapbook or brag book, the PowerShot E1 digital camera offers just the right combination of intuition and style. Sporting a rounded and curvy, yet trendy form factor, the camera comes packed with the features and technology consumers have come to expect from Canon, but with a friendly price-point of $199*…

Aug 25, 2008

Canon Combine Slim Design And High-end Features To Its Revamped A-series And Ultra Zoom Cameras

Canon PowerShot A2000 IS

Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging, is expanding its PowerShot line of digital cameras with the announcement of two new additions to its affordable A-series line, and one new ultra-zoom digital camera to its SX-series of ultra-zoom cameras. Sporting a new look, the PowerShot A1000 IS and PowerShot A2000 IS digital cameras combine the robust feature-set consumers have come to expect from Canon's point-and-shoot digital cameras, coupled with a sleek design, giving a slimmer, lighter and more compact body to this camera line…

Aug 19, 2008

Canon Has Reached An Crucial Milestone With The Shipping Of Its 100 Millionth Digital Camera

Canon PowerShot A70

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced that Canon Inc. has reached an important milestone with the shipping of its 100 millionth compact digital camera.

Compact Cameras - A Historical Look Back

Beginning in May 2000, Canon launched the breakthrough PowerShot Digital model, which featured a compact body with a stylish design. This model spearheaded the digital camera market's later massive growth with its easy portability and simple operation, which won over millions of users worldwide…

Jul 8, 2008

Canon's New EOS Rebel Xs Camera Looks To Inspire A New Generation Of Digital SLR Photographers

Canon EOS Rebel XS

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced the introduction of the EOS Rebel XS, a new entry-level digital camera that affordably puts Canon SLR technology such as an Optical Imaged Stabilized lens and easy-to-use professional features into the hands of emerging photographers. Consumers looking to take their photography a step further and begin shooting with an SLR will find the transition easier than ever with Canon's new Rebel XS digital SLR camera. From the parent photographing a little league game, to the tourist shooting a wondrous new city, the Canon Rebel XS camera makes photography easy for everyone…

May 19, 2008

Canon U.S.A Showcases Both EOS Rebel And Powershot Camera Brands In 2 New Advertising Campaigns

Canon "Journey" Commercial Sneak Peek

In full support of the Company's two leading digital camera brands, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging technology, today launched the first of two new television commercials to support the Canon EOS Rebel and Canon PowerShot digital camera lines. The first television spot, "Journey," focuses on the EOS Rebel XSi and was shot primarily with Canon EOS-1D Mark III professional digital SLR cameras. The Rebel XSi commercial uses a unique technology that blends individual digital still photographs into a "picture-trail" motion commercial…