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102-Year-Old Lens Plus Canon 5D Mark II Equals Instant Vintage Photos
August 4, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Photographer Timur Civan had a project that required vintage-looking photographs. Originally planning to shoot the project on a 4×5 large format camera, he abandoned that route after calculating the cost for equipment and processing. His …

Canon Announces the G12 and SX30IS
July 15, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

A week after their rival Nikon unveiled their P7000 compact camera for prosumers, Canon is firing back with their newly announced G12. The cameras are pretty similar actually — the G12 has a 10 megapixel …

The Anatomy of a Canon 5D Mark II
July 12, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

So this is what a Canon 5D Mark II looks like on the inside. This anatomy illustration was done by concept artist Mads Peitersen, who created similar illustrations for other popular devices as well. Peiterson …

Canon G12 Price Leaked by Print Shop
July 11, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

A print shop in Paris called BK Photo just released a product catalog that includes the not-yet-announced Canon G12 and its price: 549 Euros (~$706 US). Pretty much everything about this camera is known already …

Canon EIS Mirrorless System Rumors Floating Around
July 7, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

There’s a very improbable rumor floating around about a new Canon EIS (Electro Imaging System) mirrorless system that will be announced in mid-2011. The rumor was first posted to a couple Chinese forums, xitek and …

Manta Ray Mugs Cameraman and Steals Canon 5D Mark II
July 2, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Remember back in April when we shared a story in which an Octopus stole a point-and-shoot camera and led the owner in a 5 minute chase? Well now there’s a story that’s crazier and bigger …

Canon 7D Footage Slowed Down to 1000 Frames per Second
June 28, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

If you don’t have the $2,500 needed to rent a Phantom camera for a day but would like to have super slow motion in your videos, you can fake the effect using special software designed …

HDR Video Demonstration Made with Two Canon 5D Mark IIs
June 23, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

You’ve most likely seen HDR photographs before, but how about HDR video? The above is a demonstration of HDR video by Soviet Montage, created using two Canon 5D Mark II DSLR cameras. Both cameras recorded …

Limited Edition Canon F-1 Belt Buckle
June 7, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

We featured a Nikon belt buckle here last month, and now here’s one by Canon. It’s a limited edition Canon F-1 belt buckle made by Lewis Buckles in Chicago for Canon in the 1970s. Charles …

Man Creates a Frankencam Using an iPhone and Canon SLR
May 26, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

For whatever reason, Vimeo user Aniebres decided to combine the bulkiness of an SLR camera with the lowly sensor of a phone camera. Taking an old Canon film SLR, he gutted it and created a …

Canon Omnidirectional Camera Shoots Every Direction at Once
May 18, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Canon is showing off all sorts of crazy hardware at Canon Expo 2010 over in NYC. One of them is an omnidirectional camera (shown above) that shoots a 360

Opulent Coffee Table for Canon Photogs
May 9, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

So this is how high-rollin’ Canon photographers roll. This coffee table is much easier to do now with those Canon lens coffee mugs, but the 1D bodies would still cost a pretty penny. Image credit: …

Canon 4K Concept Camera on Display at Canon Expo 2010
May 8, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Canon Expo 2010 is going on over in New York City right now, and one of the interesting things being displayed is a funky multipurpose 4K camera. The 8-megapixel CMOS camera is capable of super …

Canon Develops One CMOS Sensor to Rule Them All
May 6, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

A week ago Canon announced the development of a APS-H CMOS sensor that delivers a staggering 120 megapixels. Not content with ruling the megapixel race, they’ve just announced a physically gigantic sensor — the largest …

Canon Unleashes Four New L Lenses and Two Extenders
April 16, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

In addition to the new 60D, Canon also made its lens lineup longer today with the announcement of four new L lenses and two new extenders. The lenses are the EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye, EF …

Canon Unveils the 60D: HD Video Recording and a Swivel Screen
April 11, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Turns out the leaked photos of the Canon 60D we posted a couple weeks ago were of the real thing. Canon just announced this camera this morning, and the rumored specs were spot on as …

Man Blows a Fireball and Burns Up His Canon 5D Mark II
April 10, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Expensive camera equipment getting destroyed seems to be a reoccurring theme this month here on PetaPixel. Early in the month there was the story of the 7D getting burned up in an exploding car, and …

Canon Tries to Steal Eyes from Sony with a New 120 Megapixel Sensor
April 5, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Sony dropped quite an announcement today with its new pellicle mirror DSLRs, but Canon doesn’t want us to forget that they have announcements coming up as well. They released an (semi-meaningless) announcement of their own …

Canon Versus Nikon Destruction Tests
March 30, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

This is a 17 minute video showing Kai over at DigitalRev (the same guy that painted a Nikon D90 pink) putting a Canon 400D and Nikon D70 through various torture tests. The tests include stabbing …

Canon Announces Three PowerShot Cameras with HD Video
March 19, 2012 – 7:40 am | No Comment

Canon isn’t going to have Nikon have all the announcement fun today. They’ve unveiled three new PowerShot compact cameras: the S95, the SD4500 IS, and the SX130 IS. The cameras will cost $400, $250, and …