Stop back to this page on Tuesday, February 23rd for Sony's New Cinema Line announcement.
B&H expects to have inventory at the end of February.
Here are some comparisons:
Canon RF 70-200mm F4 compared to F2.8 L IS Lens (F2.8 lens test results from the R5 coming soon)
Read the Sony FE 28-60mm f/4-5.6 Lens Review for more information on this high-performing, tiny, lightweight lens.
My Canon RF 70-200mm F4 L IS USM Lens arrived yesterday. I love how tiny and light this lens is – especially compared to the EF version.
I hope to have the image quality test results online later today or tomorrow.
As I have been saying, take the "In Stock" designation lightly (this store's in stock status accuracy has been varied), but orders are being taken. If you are interested in this lens, it is worth giving this deal a try.
Valid until 2/26/2021. One use per customer.
Renting is a great option for trying new gear or for getting otherwise unaffordable gear to use for short periods of time.
Expect this camera to be an outstanding performer.
Great options include:
When was the last time you changed out the photos hanging on your walls or sitting on your shelves? I'm particularly fond of canvas and metal prints — these look great, and with no frames required, they are easy.
The Luminar X Membership is $40.00 off, and consider adding the Love Celebration package for only $9.00 more.
It is time to browse the current Canon USA Store refurbished cameras, lenses, and flashes inventory. Lots of great gear is available.
Again, take the "In Stock" designation lightly (this store's in stock status accuracy has been varied), but orders are being taken. If you are interested in this lens, it is worth giving these deals a try.
For now, take the "In Stock" designation lightly (this store's in stock status accuracy has been varied), but orders are being taken. If you are interested in this lens, it is worth giving this deal a try.
Need a Digital Photo Assistant? Canon U.S.A. has you Covered with the Company’s First-Ever Photo Culling App
Canon Also Publicly Debuts “PHIL,” the Company’s Computer-Vision Artificial Intelligence Engine
MELVILLE, NY, February 11, 2021– According to a recent report from Keypoint Intelligence, 1.4 trillion photos were taken worldwide in 2020 and 7.4 trillion images were stored1. With these staggering numbers, it could be overwhelming for the average consumer to decide what photos are best to keep and store. Delivering expert photo advice in the form of an app, Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announces its Photo Culling app. Compatible with iOS devices2, this brand-new app helps determine a user’s best photos based on scores against four models: sharpness, noise, emotions and closed eyes, using Canon’s Computer Vision Artificial Intelligence Engine known as “PHIL” (abbreviated for Photography Intelligence Learning)3. Additionally, the app will suggest deleting duplicative photos, making it easy for the consumer to free up space on their smartphone.
"In today's ever-changing and overwhelming world, where thousands of photos are captured and stored in a person’s smartphone, consumers need an expert, reliable and intuitive photo tool to help them decide the best photos based on years of trusted knowledge and technology,” said Tatsuro "Tony" Kano, executive vice president and general manager of the Imaging Technologies & Communications Group of Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Canon U.S.A.’s new Photo Culling App is the answer and we are proud to see how the company’s Computer Vision technology within this app can assist consumers with finding and keeping their best photos of their fondest moments."
The Photo Culling app features two culling options:
Whole Culling: Determines the best photos based on the absolute best scores against the four models: sharpness, noise, emotions and closed eyes. If the score is over the threshold the user sets, the photo is considered to be the best. The remaining images would be suggested as deletions.
Similar Culling: Determines the best photos based on score comparison among a similar group of photos. The highest-scoring photos within the group are considered the best photos. A second photo may also be selected as the second-best photo within the group. The remaining images would be suggested as deletions. The app is also able to find similar photos and group them together. For example, If a user selects 10 photos of a dog and 10 photos of a sunset, it will break the photos into two groups and find the best photo of each; one of the dog and one of the sunset.
In addition to its culling options, the Photo Culling app also features:
Photo Counts and Storage: Shows the number of photos a user has as well as the amount of phone storage on the Home Screen.
Event Album: Categorizing and placing photos in albums on the Home Screen. These are dynamic albums based on events/date throughout the year and the app will pull events that have a large number of photos and suggest the user review these photos to delete and save space.
Features in the Setting Screens: Displaying the number of photos deleted, the current subscription plan (see details below), option for notifications, parameter setting for each score against sharpness, noise, emotion and closed eyes. Users also can adjust these settings, such as changing how much of an impact noise has on a photo versus closed eyes4.
Dark and Light Mode Settings Screen Option: Displays screens either as a dark or light mode option
Price & Availability*
Available for download via the App Store, the Photo Culling app will be available under two subscription options: $2.99 per month or $14.99 for the year, each with a three-day trial5. For more information, please visit, usa.canon.com/photo-culling-app.
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† Based on weekly patent counts issued by United States Patent and Trademark Office.
* Availability and specifications are subject to change without notice.
1 Data Source: Keypoint Intelligence / InfoTrends Worldwide Consumer Photos Captured and Stored
2 The Photo Culling app is compatible with iOS® running version 14. There are currently no device restrictions for iOS. This app helps you to sort, organize and delete your images. Please note that image files may contain personally identifiable information that may implicate privacy laws. Canon disclaims and has no responsibility for your use of such images. Canon does not obtain, collect or use such images or any information included in such images through this app.
3 PHIL is a trademark of Canon U.S.A., Inc. in the United States and may also be a trademark in other countries.
4 For best results, disable cloud storage photos from your Settings. If iCloud is enabled, please make sure “Download & Keep Originals” is selected and "Optimize iPhone Storage" is not.
5 Download of the app is free (data charges may apply), but full use of the app requires a subscription. A free version of the app is provided with limited functionality and features. There is also a paid subscription version of the app with full functionality and features available to you starting with a three (3) day free trial. The subscription version of the app is available through a monthly or yearly, nonrefundable, auto renewing payment through your applicable app store. After your three (3) day free trial, your access will be automatically rolled over into your chosen auto-renewable subscription unless you cancel upon 24 hours’ notice from the end of the trial period by following the App Store cancellation procedures.
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I expect the RF 70-200mm F4 to be as remarkable as its sibling.