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Monday, September 15, 2014

Just Announced - Canon 7D MKII & More!


Every two years, the photographic industry turns toward Photokina, the world's leading imaging convention. This event unites trade, professionals and consumers with a photographic passion and this year is set to be huge.

10PM AEST: Canon have just announced three new cameras and three lenses.

Among these is the highly anticipated EOS 7D Mark II DSLR. Here's a rundown list of key features that showcase the EOS 7D MKII's superb value for both photographers and videographers -
  • 20.2 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • 65 Point Auto Focus System
  • 10 FPS Continuous Shooting in RAW & JPG
  • Dual Canon DIGIC 6 Image Processors
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF
  • Full HD Movie Recording with 60p Support
  • Selectable File Formats including MP4
  • Intelligent Viewfinder II with Approx. 100% Frame Coverage
  • Uncompressed HDMI Support
  • Microphone Input & Headphone Socket
  • Built-in GPS
  • Integrated Speedlite Transmitter
  • 150K Pixel RGB Metering Sensor
  • Dual CF & SD Card Slots
  • Interval Timer
Given the predicted high demand and brilliant specifications, this gem will be a hot seller upon release so we strongly advise potential buyers to act right away!

Pre-order the Canon EOS 7D Mark II -

Body Only
Super Kit
Platinum Kit




Also announced is the new PowerShot G7X which Canon claims to be their most powerful compact camera produced to-date. If a user friendly, lightweight and feature-packed point-and-shoot is to your taste, then this is the one for you (it even has a 180 degree flip screen for selfies)!

Here are the key features of this pocket sized offering -
  • 24mm Wide Angle F/1.8 Lens
  • 1.0"-type Back-Illuminated 20.2MP CMOS Sensor
  • Canon DIGIC 6 Imaging Processor
  • Canon HS System
  • Full HD 60p Movie Recording
  • Full Manual Control
  • 31 Point AF
  • Built-In HDR Mode
  • Star Trails & Star Time Lapse Movie Mode
  • 180 Degree Tilt-able LCD Touchscreen
  • RAW File Mode
Pre-order the pocket rocket PowerShot G7X



For those who prefer an ultra high powered zoom, the new PowerShot SX60 HS is Canon's most powerful SuperZoom camera to-date. Boasting a mammoth 65x optical zoom and 130x Zoomplus (equivalent to 21-1365mm!), framing your subjects from a distance has never been easier. This one is highly recommended for travellers.

Key Features of the SX60 HS -

  • Zoom Framing Assist Button
  • Built-in NFC & WiFi
  • Built-in HDR mode
  • 3.0" Vari-angle LCD Screen
  • Full Manual Control
  • Manual Movie Mode
  • 922K Dot EVF
  • Canon DIGIC 6 Image Processor
  • Canon HS System
  • 21-1365mm (35mm Equivalent) f/3.4 - 6.5 Super Telephoto Zoom Lens
Pre-order the PowerShot SX60 HS travel beast




Alongside the above cameras, Canon have also announced the following lenses to their already impressive portfolio. Click on the links to pre-order each respective lens.

EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

EF-S 24MM f/2.8 STM

EF 400MM f/4 DO IS II USM


That's a wrap from Canon for now. Stay tuned as we continue to bring you the latest news and announcements from the leading manufacturers at Photokina 2014!

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