900 Megapixel Portraits Turn the Human Face Into a Crazy Landscape

We've seen stitched together "gigapixel" photos made of a billion pixels before, but they tend to be reserved for huge landscapes. Photographer Daniel Boschung has taken absurdly high resolution methodology and applied it to a much smaller area: The human face. » 3/17/14 6:20pm 3/17/14 6:20pm

Why Even Canon's Competition Wants It to Take Mirrorless Seriously

Photographers have been urging Canon and Nikon, the two camera making titans, to put their hearts into the still-budding mirrorless camera market for years. It's gotten to the point that even their competitors, like Fujifilm, want them to get with the times. » 2/21/14 11:03am 2/21/14 11:03am

Canon G1X Mark II: The Beefy Point and Shoot Gets a Modern Overhaul

The landscape of high-end point and shoots has changed significantly over the past couple of years. Canon's two-year-old G1 X used to be unique and sought after, but Sony's RX100 and RX100 Mark II redefined what a point and shoot was capable of. Now it's Canon's turn to play catch up. » 2/11/14 11:00pm 2/11/14 11:00pm

Casey Neistat Fixes His Favorite Canon Camera's Fatal Flaw

Our friend and movie-maker Casey Neistat isn't one to just accept when something doesn't work. When he encountered an utterly frustrating feature on one of his cameras, he took matters into his own hands with this ingenious solution. » 1/20/14 12:21pm 1/20/14 12:21pm

Canon PowerShot N100 Has Two Cameras So You Can Take Frontback Photos

Last year's Canon PowerShot N was a weird little point-and-shoot camera with an odd design aimed at roping in the masses who have ditched tiny cameras for smartphones. It was neat, but not all the way there. With the new PowerShot N100, Canon has redesigned the camera so that it can do even more smartphone-like things. » 1/06/14 9:00am 1/06/14 9:00am

The Last Days of the DSLR

The DSLR is everywhere. You see it around the necks of tourists, against the faces of pro photographers. Since Canon introduced the Digital Rebel in 2003, the DSLR has come to dominate photography outright. That ubiquity is about to come to an end so abrupt, you might not even have time to notice it. » 12/05/13 2:00pm 12/05/13 2:00pm

Canon 70D Review: DSLR Video Nirvana Comes More Into Focus

Canon has spent years making incremental improvements to its DSLR line's video features, yet it's been ages since we've seen a major step forward in functionality. While the 60D added some nice touches, its successor, the EOS 70D, makes one very specific leap towards excellence. » 10/17/13 1:52pm 10/17/13 1:52pm

3D-Printing Fine Art Fakes Is Here to Stay

Not willing to let Fujifilm own the 3D-printed fine art reproduction market, Canon's Océ Group—responsible for the company's professional large format printers—is working with Dutch researcher Tim Zaman on a similar approach to accurately duplicating famous paintings. » 9/25/13 10:40am 9/25/13 10:40am

Canon's Experimental Video Sensor Sees the World in Utter Darkness

Back in March, Canon showed off an in-development video sensor that could capture the details of a scene in almost no light. The results were primitive, but impressive. A new video clip of fireflies in a dark forest shows the progresses Canon is making, and it's pretty amazing. » 9/13/13 11:24am 9/13/13 11:24am

A Brief Tour of Canon's Massive Showroom of Wonders

Canon USA's brand-new Long Island headquarters doesn't just house boardrooms, cubicles, and water coolers. It's also where the venerable camera company maintains its giant showroom, in which every current Canon product—plus a plethora of other imaging technology tidbits—is on prominent display. We took a trip out there … » 8/26/13 3:01pm 8/26/13 3:01pm

Canon S120: A Tiny, Awesome Point-and-Shoot Camera (Again and Again)

For less than $500 you can't find a tiny camera with the image quality and flexibility of Canon's parade of S-series Powershot cameras. With the S120, the tradition marches on. » 8/22/13 12:00am 8/22/13 12:00am

If You Thought an Ink Printer Could Never Amaze You Again, You're Wrong

It's hard to get excited about a printer these days, and while Canon's new Océ ColorWave 900 is priced and targeted at high-end print shops, it's still absolutely remarkable to see the thing in action. Capable of printing more than 12,000-square-feet per hour, the 900 can create 3.4 billion drops of ink every second. To … » 8/09/13 12:20pm 8/09/13 12:20pm

Canon EOS 70D: Yet Another Incredible Video DSLR From Canon

Canon has always been one step ahead of the pack when it comes to putting video in DSLRs. From the pro 5D to the beginner Rebel T's, it's been a leader. But the new tech in the Canon EOS 70D could change things forever once again. » 7/02/13 12:00am 7/02/13 12:00am

Canon EOS Rebel SL1: The Shrunken Down Beginner DSLR You've Been…

Last year's Canon T4i is a really excellent camera. But for all its whiz-bang features like a capacitive touchscreen and continuous autofocus while shooting video, it just didn't feel special. A DSLR for beginners just doesn't make as much sense when there are smaller mirrorless cameras that can achieve similar… » 3/21/13 1:00am 3/21/13 1:00am

Canon EOS M Review: Playing Catch-Up in the Mirrorless Race

Mirrorless cameras have matured into serious alternatives to DSLRs. Some of the biggest brands failed to anticipate that success. One of them, Canon, is now trying to play catch up. Their first attempt, the EOS M, dropped this autumn after much anticipation. » 2/12/13 1:20pm 2/12/13 1:20pm