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Analysis: A stark future for photo trade shows Events Feature Opinion 

Analysis: A stark future for photo trade shows

The announcement this week of the cancellation of PhotoPlus Expo – coupled with last week’s cancellation of PRINTING United – brings to a head the ongoing concern of the future of the trade show format. After missing two consecutive years, it will be interesting to see in what form PhotoPlus returns in 2022. Up until cancellation, the show was still... Read More
Canon launches ProCare service program for Colorado customers News 

Canon launches ProCare service program for Colorado customers

Canon Solutions America, Inc. launched its new ProCare after-sales service program, designed for users of the Canon Colorado roll-to-roll wide format printer series. This new program enables Colorado 1650 owners to benefit from maximizing uptime through access to highly trained technicians and nationwide coverage, for increased productivity from minimal downtime. ProCare contracts are available for three, four, or five years,... Read More
Canon introduces RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM lens News 

Canon introduces RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM lens

Canon U.S.A., Inc., announced the RF14-35mm F4 L IS USM lens bringing ultra-wide-angle coverage to full-frame EOS R-series users. The lens weighs just 1.2 lbs and accepts conventional, 77mm screw-in filters. This is especially noteworthy on a lens for full-frame cameras with 14mm ultra-wide coverage. Additionally, the lens’s close-focusing capability is exceptional for an ultra-wide zoom of its type. The... Read More
PRINTING United Expo 2021 registration now open Events 

PRINTING United Expo 2021 registration now open

PRINTING United Alliance announces registration has officially opened for the highly anticipated PRINTING United Expo 2021, taking place at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Fla., on Oct. 6-8. New this year is a three-phase Expo experience furthering provides access to even more education, new product debuts, and more, for the industry around the globe, the group said. The... Read More
Canon announces desktop printers for home and office New Products 

Canon announces desktop printers for home and office

Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced two MAXIFY GX MegaTank Series printers: the Canon MAXIFY GX7020 and Canon MAXIFY GX6020 printers. The MAXIFY series of MegaTank printers have a high-volume continuous ink supply system which may significantly reduce ink costs for color printing, producing approximately 14,000 color prints and approximately 6,000 black ink prints before needing to be refilled. The four-colored ink... Read More
Canon announces development of pro full-frame EOS R3 mirrorless camera New Products News 

Canon announces development of pro full-frame EOS R3 mirrorless camera

Canon Inc. announced it is developing a new, high-performance professional camera, the Canon EOS R3, plus three RF lenses, Canon RF 100mm F2.8 L Macro IS USM, RF400mm F2.8 L IS USM and RF600mm F4 L IS USM. “The development of the Canon EOS R3 and the launch of the new RF lenses are the latest testament to the company’s... Read More
Dead Pixels Society podcast: Talking cameras, smartphones and photowalks with Jefferson Graham Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society podcast: Talking cameras, smartphones and photowalks with Jefferson Graham

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with Jefferson Graham, photographer, journalist, musician, and former USA Today tech columnist, as he launches his new website, The Best Photowalk.  Graham talks about the switch from film to digital, what camera makers are doing wrong, why Google Photos is the turkey of the year, which photobook service is his favorite (and his least favorite) and much more. Read More
Canon debuts photo app for trimming photo libraries New Products 

Canon debuts photo app for trimming photo libraries

Canon USA Inc. is offering to help consumers deal with their ever-ballooning smartphone photo libraries with a subscription-based app, Photo Culling. The iOS 14-only app will determine the users’ best photos, based on sharpness, noise, emotions and closed eyes, using Canon’s proprietary AI. The app will be available under two subscription options: $2.99 per month or $14.99 for the year, each with a three-day... Read More
Canon commemorates production of 150 million interchangeable RF and EF lenses News 

Canon commemorates production of 150 million interchangeable RF and EF lenses

Canon Inc. reached a new lens-manufacturing milestone with the production in January 2021, of the company’s 150-millionth RF and EF series interchangeable lens for EOS cameras: an RF70-200mm F2.8 L IS USM telephoto zoom lens. Production of interchangeable EF lenses for Canon EOS-series AF single-lens reflex film cameras began in 1987 at the company’s Utsunomiya Plant. Over the years, EF... Read More
Lensrentals shares gear rental trends Marketing 

Lensrentals shares gear rental trends

LensRentals published its annual review of camera body and lens rentals for the year. Despite the global pandemic that brought much of the industry to a halt, the company was still able to rent thousands of pieces of gear. As customary, Canon dominated the new release chart in 2020, with RF mounts being rented 8 times that of rentals of Nikon... Read More
Canon Production Printing launches online large-format graphics community News 

Canon Production Printing launches online large-format graphics community

Canon Solutions America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Canon U.S.A., Inc., announced Canon Production Printing, a Canon affiliate located in Venlo, Netherlands, has launched a new online community, graphiPLAZA. Free to access for customers, partners and employees, graphiPLAZA offers a network of expertise designed to help Canon’s channel partners improve their business practices, the company says. graphiPLAZA helps users stay... Read More