Canon Links

I have been researching good deals on Canon cameras… here is what I have found after exhaustive research Open-mouthed.  Check out the links and pick up a camera or two!!  🙂 Search all Canon Cameras on Amazon
For Point and Shootists – Canon A560 –
  • 7.1-megapixel CCD captures enough detail for photo-quality 15 x 20-inch prints
  • DIGIC III Image Processor; Face Detection Technology and Red-eye Correction
  • High-resolution 2.5-inch LCD for easy on-camera viewing
  • 14 Shooting Modes, including 6 Special Scene Modes
  • Four movie modes including 30 fps VGA and 60 fps Fast Frame Rate

For SLR buffs – Canon 40D (SLR) What I want as my next camera!!!

  • Color: Black
  • Type: Digital AF/AE SLR
  • Recording medium: CF Card Type I and II and external media (USB v2.0 hard drive, via optional wireless file transmitter)
  • Image format: 0.87 x 0.58 inches (APS-C size sensor)
  • Compatible lenses: Canon EF, EF-S, TS-E, and MP-E
  • Lens mount: Canon EF mount
  • Lens focal length conversion factor: 1.6x
  • Image sensor: High-sensitivity, high-resolution, single-plate CMOS
  • Pixels: Approximately 10.10 megapixels
  • Total pixels: Approximately 10.50 megapixels
  • Aspect ratio: 3:2 (horizontal: vertical)
  • Color filter system: RGB primary color filters
  • Low-pass filter: Fixed position in front of CMOS sensor
  • Recording format: DCF 2.0 (Exif 2.21); JPEG, RAW, and RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording possible; multiple options for recording images on memory card
  • Image format: JPEG, RAW (Canon CR2)
  • File size: JPEG/large: approximately 3.5 MB (3,888 x 2,592); JPEG/medium: approximately 2.1 MB (2,816 x 1,880); JPEG/small: approximatley 1.2 MB (1,936 x 1,288); RAW: approximately 12.4 MB (3,888 x 2,592); sRAW: approximately 7.1 MB (1,936 x 1,288)
  • Folders: Automatically created by camera
  • File numbering: Continuous, auto reset, manual reset
  • Color space: Selectable between sRGB and Adobe RGB
  • Interface: USB 2.0 high-speed mini-B port; NTSC/PAL for video output
  • White balance settings: Auto, daylight, shade, cloudy, tungsten, white fluorescent light, flash, custom WB setting, user-set color temperature
  • Auto white balance: Yes, taken from imaging sensor
  • Personal white balance: White balance bracketing: 3 consecutive images written to CF card for each firing of shutter; up to +/- 3 levels in 1-step increments; white balance shift: blue/amber bias and/or magenta/green bias +/- up to 9 levels; manually set by user
  • Viewfinder type: Eye-level SLR with solid glass pentaprism
  • Coverage: Approximately 95 percent
  • Magnification: 0.95x (-1 dpt with 50mm lens at infinity)
  • Eyepoint: Approximately 22mm
  • Dioptric adjustment correction: -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
  • Mirror: Quick-return half mirror (transmission: reflection ratio of 40:60)
  • Viewfinder information: AF (AF points, focus confirmation light), Exposure (shutter speed, aperture, ISO speed, AE lock, exposure level, spot metering circle, exposure warning), Flash (flash ready, flash exposure compensation, high-speed sync, FE lock, red-eye reduction light), Image (monochrome shooting, maximum burst, white balance correction, CF card information)
  • Depth-of-field preview: Enabled with depth-of-field preview button; possible in Live View function
  • Eyepiece shutter: None
  • Autofocus type: TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
  • AF points: 9 cross-type AF points, including center AF point; fully functional with f/5.6 or faster lenses
  • AF working range: EV -0.5 to 18
  • Focusing modes: Autofocus (One-Shot AF, Predictive AI Servo AF, AI Focus AF), manual
  • AF point selection: Automatic, manual
  • Selected AF point display: Superimposed red illumination in viewfinder; also visible on top or rear LCD panel when AF point select button is pressed
  • AF-assist beam: Intermittent firing of built-in flash
  • Metering modes: 35-zone TTL full-aperture metering: evaluative, partial, spot, center-weighted average
  • Exposure control systems: Program AE (shiftable), shutter-priority AE, aperture-priority AE, auto depth-of-field AE (non-shiftable), full auto (non-shiftable), programmed image control modes, manual exposure, E-TTL II autoflash program AE
  • ISO speed range: Equivalent to ISO 100 to 1,600 (in 1/3-stop or whole increments)
  • Exposure compensation: +/- 3 stops in 1/3- or 1/2-half increments
  • AE lock: Auto: applied in One-Shot AF mode with evaluative metering when focus is achieved; manual: by AE lock button in all metering modes
  • Shutter type: Vertical-travel, mechanical, focal-plane shutter with all speeds electronically controlled
  • Shutter speeds: 1/8,000 to 30 seconds (1/3-stop increments); X-sync at 1/250 of a second
  • Shutter release: Soft-touch electromagnetic
  • Self-timer: 10-second and 2-second delay
  • Remote control: Canon N3 type terminal
  • Flash type: Auto pop up, retractable, built-in flash in pentaprism
  • Guide number: 13/43
  • Recycling time: Roughly 3 seconds
  • Flash-ready indicator: In viewfinder
  • Flash coverage: 17mm lens focal length
  • Flash metering system: E-TTL II autoflash
  • LCD monitor: 3-inch TFT color
  • Pixels: Approximately 230,000
  • Coverage: 100 percent
  • Brightness control: 7 levels
  • Image display format: Single image, 4-image index, 9-image index, jump, magnified zoom (approximately 1.5x to 10x), histogram, AF point display, auto rotate, rotate; live view: view image before shooting on LCD monitor; live histogram and live simulation of exposure level possible with C.Fn IV-7-1
  • Highlight alert: In the single image display and info display, over-exposed highlight areas will blink
  • Protection: Single or all images in memory card
  • Erase: Single image, select images, all images in CF card or unprotected images
  • Direct printing from camera: Yes, with Print/Share button
  • Compatible printers: CP and SELPHY compact photo printers, PIXMA photo printers, and PictBridge-compatible printers (via USB cable, included with camera kit)
  • Settings: Print quantity, style (image, paper size, paper type, printing effects, layout), trimming, tilt correction (compatibility varies, depending upon printer in use)
  • Power source: Dedicated battery pack, AC adapter
  • Number of shots: Approximately 1,100 images (normal shooting, no flash); approximately 800 images (50 percent flash use)
  • Battery check: Automatic
  • Item width: 5.7 inches
  • Item height: 4.2 inches
  • Item depth: 2.9 inches
  • Item weight: 26.1 ounces
  • Warranty: 1 year parts and labor
  • In the box: EOS 40D body, eyecup EB, wide neck strap, video cable, USB cable, battery pack, battery charger, "Great Photography Is Easy" booklet and "Do More with Macro" booklet; EOS Digital Solution disc, software user’s manual


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