Canon Tag

In the market for a new digital SLR or thinking of upgrading? Check out this in depth review of Canon's new EOS 550D. Featuring an 18.7mp CMOS sensor, 100-6400 ISO, 3.7 frames per second shooting, 3.0 LCD and Full HD 1080p video recording.http://www.dpreview.com/reviews/canoneos550d/For any other questions or pricing, give us a call at the shop on 9328 4405....

We recently recieved word about Canon's new 70-200mm f2.8 IS II lens, This newest version offers improvements on an already solid design including a redesigned optical system and a closer minimum focusing distance. It is fully weatherproof. The mount, focus mode switch, and focusing ring are completely dust-proof and drip-proof. The lens is designed and built to withstand the rigors of everyday use by professional photographers.The Canon 70-200mm f2.8L IS II USM lens features a redesigned optical system with an added fluorite lens element along with five ultralow dispersion (UD) lens elements to reduce chromatic aberrations and to maintain high-contrast images from corner to corner. To add to its flexibility, the lens has a reduced minimum focusing distance of 3.9 feet, a big improvement over the 4.6 feet of its predecessor. The lens has a ring-type ultrasonic motor (USM) AF motor, that along with a new CPU and AF algorithms, make for fast, quiet AF, and match the capbilities of the new 1D mk IV and 7D.As well as internal improvements, there also are enhanced external differences. The thickness of...

A couple of marvelous new lenses came in today. Both of them are now available for hire, in store demo's or purchase. The first lovely piece of glass is a big one. It's the Canon EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM. What a marvelous view it provides, perfect for sports, wildlife and bird photography. Staff member Andrew Wells took it out the front to shoot a few test shots showing off the short depth of field it can provide. Here we can see a delivery truck driving up the street. Oh and over here we can see some lovely green leaves on a tree outside our shop.Andrew was quick enough to snap a photo of me taking the shop penguin for a walk. Penguins don't walk themselves you know.Here is a link to the Canon website which has some useful info about this lens.Also check out Flickr to see other photos people have shot with this lens.The other interesting lens that came in is the Canon TS-E 17mm f/4L. This tilt shift lens is perfect for architecture photography and is great for manipulating...