EOS Advantages

EOS System

Canon Advantage - EOS System
EF Lenses Speedlite Flashes GPS Receivers
Wireless Transmitters Canon Photo Printers
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EF Lenses
Canon EOS cameras are compatible with more than 60 Genuine Canon EF/EF-S lenses offering unmatched performance. Canon continues to innovate, introducing new lenses with specialized elements, coatings and built-in Optical Image Stabilizers that raise performance standards across the board.
Image Stabilization: It Belongs In the Lens.
Because every lens is different, different lenses have different Optical Image Stabilizer needs.
Reduces motion blur by counteracting camera shake during handheld photography
With Optical Image Stabilizer in the lens, Canon can equip each Optical Image Stabilizer lens with the stabilizer it needs
Found on some telephoto lenses, Optical Image Stabilizer Mode 2 is especially effective when taking panned shots
With Canon Optical Image Stabilizer, the effects of the stabilization can be seen in the viewfinder – the image is steadier, making composition more accurate
Close-up — For close-up shots, Optical Image Stabilizer helps stabilize even the tiniest of motions that can otherwise be magnified to give you crisp, clear shots. Low light — In low-light situations, when you would normally expect to have to use flash, Canon’s Optical Image Stabilizer lenses give you the freedom of up to 4 stops of light.

Telephoto — Canon designs each Optical Image Stabilizer system to complement the lens’ focal length. So even with telephoto lenses you’ll capture the shot.

L-series Lenses
Most highly regarded among professional photographers, Canon L-series lenses are distinguished by a bold red ring around the outer barrel. What makes them truly distinctive, however, is their remarkable optical performance – the result of sophisticated Canon technologies such as Ultra-low Dispersion UD glass, Fluorite and Aspherical elements, and Super Spectra Coating.
EF-S and EF-M Lenses
Designed for Canon Digital EOS models with APS-C sized sensors (with a 1.6x crop factor), Canon’s EF-S lenses take advantage of the sensor’s smaller size to deliver optimized performance and image quality in compact, lightweight designs. Providing an incredible span of apertures and focal lengths, ranging from wide-angle to telephoto, Canon’s EF-S lenses enhance the possibilities of Canon digital camera photography so you can capture the perfect shot.
Speciality Lenses
Fisheye — Perfect for super wide-angle and special effect photography, Canon’s full-frame fisheye can focus as close as 8 inches (0.2m), and delivers exceptionally sharp images throughout its focus range. Up to three gel filters can be inserted into its built-in rear filter holder. Tilt-Shift — TS-E lenses are capable of tilt and shift movements, which bring many of the advantages of technical view cameras to the EOS System. Tilt movements alter the angle of the plane of focus between the lens and film plane, making broad depth-of-field possible even at larger apertures; shift movements slide the lens’ optical axis along the film/sensor plane, enabling photographers to correct or alter perspective at almost any angle.
Macro — Canon’s EF lens lineup has a number of options for true close-up and macro photography. With six macro lenses for precision, and three screw-on close-up lenses for convenience, in addition to the Life-Size Converter EF and two Extension Tubes, Canon’s macro lenses and close-up accessories can uncover detail that is impossible for the unaided human eye to detect. Softfocus — The EF 135mm f/2.8 with Softfocus lens gives you the choice of razor-sharp images, or two degrees of soft focus with the twist of a ring. The softfocus effect delivers a natural, beautiful softening effect that envelops the subject in a soft light, throughout the whole image. It smoothes skin tone in portrait photography and softens landscape and flowers to make dreamy images. Even for softfocus shots, focusing with AF is quick and accurate.
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Speedlite

Integral to the EOS System, Canon Speedlite flashes are the ideal flash source for EOS cameras. They are technologically advanced to provide perfect exposure and illumination with just about any subject, yet operation is remarkably simple. Whether you’re an amateur or an expert, Canon Speedlite flashes make it easy to obtain professional results.

Available on Canon EOS cameras, E-TTL II incorporates distance information from compatible EF lenses for more versatile flash exposure control. E-TTL II minimizes the underexposure that can occur with straight reflections by ignoring sensor areas that report abnormally high levels, useful when shooting a subject with a highly reflective background. Because distance information is used in calculating the flash output level, E-TTL II prevents overexposure when photographers lock focus and recompose. To top that, the EOS 7D has the ability to control an unlimited number of compatible EX-series Speedlite flashes with its built-in flash and the EOS-1D X can even match its color temperature settings when a pre-flash is fired. The Speedlite 600EX-RT even features wireless two-way radio communication.

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LED Light
In a first for Canon Speedlite flashes, the Speedlite 320EX features a bright, built-in LED light for illumination when shooting video or for use as a modeling light. With fully charged AA batteries, the LED light can last for up to four hours of continuous use.
Canon’s EX series Speedlites have made multiple-flash photography simple, wireless and automatic. Create myriad possibilities for lighting, no matter the location.
Multiple Speedlite flashes can obtain lighting effects not possible with a single flash. While previous multiple-flash setups required cumbersome wires to connect the camera and flashes, compatible EOS Speedlite flashes can be used as wireless slaves. With a Speedlite 580EX II or Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2 attached to an EOS camera, an unlimited number of compatible EX-series Speedlite flashes can operate as dedicated slave units. Select EOS cameras feature a built-in Speedlite transmitter, a convenience allowing for even more creative possibilities. With nothing more than an EOS camera and a number of Speedlite flashes, the opportunities for creative lighting are endless. Canon takes its Speedlite technology even further with Wireless Radio Control. Unlike traditional optical wireless transmissions, the Speedlite 600EX-RT and Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT facilitate radio-controlled, two-way wireless transmissions. They communicate on 2.4 GHz frequencies, which provide even better and uninterrupted wireless signals.
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GPS Receivers
The Canon GPS Receivers make it possible to record latitude, longitude, altitude and direction information into an image’s EXIF data – a handy device when taking pictures in different time zones. The GPS Time Sync Function synchronizes the camera clock with satellite and features an electronic compass that records the camera’s orientation when shooting. These compact and lightweight accessories also feature a durable construction so that they can be attached to their respective cameras in almost any environment.
GPS Receiver GP-E1 1D X
GPS Receiver GP-E2 1D X 5D Mark III* 6D 7D*‚
70D Rebel T5i Rebel SL1 Rebel T5

In certain countries and regions, the use of GPS may be restricted. Therefore, be sure to use GPS in accordance with the laws and regulations of your country or region. Be particularly careful when traveling outside your home country. As a signal is received from GPS satellites, take sufficient measures when using in locations where the use of electronics is regulated.

* The EOS 5D Mark III and EOS 7D require a firmware upgrade to be compatible with the GPS Receiver GP-E2.

When the EOS 7D is used with the GP-E2 the following restrictions will apply: a) geotagging function will not work for movies while recording; b) geotagging features will not work for movies when using the Map Utility; c) electronic compass information and automatic time setting is not available; d) transmission via the hot shoe is not possible.

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Wireless Transmitters
Canon’s Wireless File Transmitter can connect in several ways. In HTTP mode, up to three users can log in to the camera through a web browser. PTP connectivity allows the photographer to connect a single camera to a computer for advanced remote-control capabilities. It offers FTP transfer for secure transmission to a computer locally, over a network or over the Internet. Using the Wireless LAN Accessory, EOS SLR cameras feature DLNA capability, allowing connection to a home network. Mobile support can also be achieved through the Wireless LAN Accessory, letting users control EOS SLR cameras with a mobile device equipped with a browser (iPod, mobile phone, etc.) A USB 2.0 port allows connections and interactivity with GPS and USB Hard Drives.

Wireless File Transmitters like the WFT-E6A (for EOS-1D X only) and the WFT-E7A (for EOS 5D Mark III) are incredibly small and lightweight accessories that make it possible to attach these to the camera without adding any additional bulk. Both of these transmitters provide wireless LAN with IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n standards, for even faster performance than previous models. An image resend feature ensures that all images get transferred, even if a signal drop interrupts transmission. The WFT-E6A features an additional Bluetooth connection whereas the WFT-E7A can be attached either via the hot shoe or USB for even more connectivity options.
1D X 5D Mark III 7D  
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Canon Photo Printers
Built upon a foundation of leading-edge technologies, the EOS System puts photographers in touch with their mind’s eye, enabling them to capture images of beauty and clarity that had once existed only in their imaginations. Canon’s commitment to photographic excellence, however, does not end with image capture. Combining Canon’s unparalleled expertise in photography, photocopying and printing technologies, Canon imagePROGRAF and PIXMA photo printers are redefining output quality, performance and convenience. They are the perfect complement to your EOS System with results that are nothing short of stunning!

Learn more about Canon’s Professional Printer lineup.

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