Section 2 - Digital SLR's and Lenses

Section 2 - Digital SLR's and Lenses
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Canon ...............................................92-129
Fuji ..................................................130-133
Hasselblad ....................................134-139
Kenko .............................................140-141
Lensbabies ............................................141
Leica ...............................................142-153
Nikon ..............................................154-189
Olympus ........................................190-199
Panasonic ....................................200-203
Pentax ...........................................204-211
Sigma.............................................212-229
Sony ..............................................230-240
Tamron ..........................................241-245
Tokina ...........................................246-247
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CAN O N
EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
10.1-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera
The EOS Digital Rebel XTi brings Canon’s 10.1-megapixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC
Image Processor, and compatibility with over 50 EF lenses (including the EF-S
series)—to photographers at an extremely attractive price. Offering an unbeatable
combination of performance, ease-of-use and value, it features a large, easy-to-read
2.5˝ LCD monitor (along with simplified and streamlined menu navigation), and the
remarkable EOS Integrated Cleaning System, a self-cleaning image sensor unit/dust
removal system that is available on no other camera of
any make, at any price.
It also includes Canon’s fast, high-precision 9-point autofocus system, shoots up to 3 fps
for up to 27 JPEG and 10 RAW images, and offers Canon’s Picture Styles technology,
allowing users to easily select presets for sharpening, contrast, saturation, and color
tone that most closely reflect their needs and intent for a particular picture. Best of all,
the camera is bundled with a host of software—including the camera’s utility programs
and Canon's Digital Photo Professional software so you are never faced with extra-cost
software to make the camera perform to its full capabilities.
F EAT UR E S
10.1 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
◆ Canon's large-area CMOS sensor captures
images with exceptional clarity and tonal
range, and offers the most pixels in its class.
The sensor has the same 3:2 ratio as film
cameras, enabling an effective angle of view
that is 1.6x the normal EF Lens focal length.
◆ With a pixel resolution of
3904 x 2598, the
XTi offers superb detail and clarity, even in
large prints, and generates finished files that
open at 30MB in your image-editing software. On the CMOS sensor, each pixel is
captured with fine detail to create images of
tremendous depth and resolution, ensuring
enough data for even poster-sized prints.
DIGIC II Image Processor
◆ Designed specifically for Canon digital SLR
cameras, the DIGIC II Image Processor
enhances every aspect of image capture.
Information captured by the CMOS sensor
is processed and assembled into images of
exceptional quality. With the DIGIC II
Image Processor on board, photographers
can expect natural color reproduction,
precise white balance in any number of
lighting situations and unparalleled clarity.
The DIGIC II processor employs
sophisticated signal processing algorithms
and works at greater speeds, all while
consuming less energy.
2.5˝ LCD Monitor
All shooting and review information is accessed on the brilliant rear 2.5˝ LCD monitor with
230,000 pixels.Has a wide 160° viewing angle and bright,
easy-to-read menus. Zoom in and magnify the image
taken up to 10x – then simply scroll up, down, left or right
for a close-up on a particular area.
Display Off Sensor automatically turns off the display
when composing images. Sensor detects the photographer’s
face against the back panel of the camera, and turns the
screen off to prevent the monitor's brightness from
disturbing the photographer's eye while looking through
the viewfinder.
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Advanced Flash Capability
◆ The EOS Digital Rebel XTi features the
acclaimed E-TTL II flash metering system.
Whether using its flush-mounted integral
flash or any of the flashes in the EX Speedlite
line, E-TTL II provides reliable flash output
through numerous exposures.
◆ Canon's Speedlite 430EX is perfectly suited
to the EOS Digital Rebel XTi. It includes an
AF-assist Beam, which works in conjunction
with the EOS Digital Rebel XTi's focusing
system, and automatically sends color
temperature information to the camera
when the flash fires, for more accurate white
balance rendition with flash photography.
“Picture Style” Settings
◆ With Picture Style, photographers can
recreate characteristics of their favorite
films. Color, saturation, sharpness and
contrast settings create noticeable variation
in the saved image. In addition to six preset
Picture Styles including Standard, Portrait,
Landscape, Neutral (low saturation and
contrast for easy adjusting during postprocessing), Faithful and Monochrome,
users can create three additional settings for
their particular photographic style.
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EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
9-Point AF System
Self Cleaning Sensor Unit
◆ The XTi has a high-precision 9-point AF
◆ To combat against stray dust that enters the camera and adheres
system for speedy and accurate focusing in
any situation. Conveniently located on the
back of the camera for thumb-controlled
action, cross key buttons enable instant
choice of the 9 focus points, or allow the
camera to choose them automatically.
◆ One-Shot is perfect for still photography. AI
Servo AF tracks moving subjects, ensuring
accurate focus. AI Focus AF switches between One-Shot and AI Servo when subjects
are moving and stopping. The Digital Rebel
XTi’s focusing system functions in metering
ranges of EV-0.5 to 18, and displays
information on the 2.5˝ LCD display.
High Performance
◆ With a startup time of
0.2 seconds, the
Rebel XTi is ready to go the instant it’s
brought to the eye. And the Digital Rebel
XTi's shutter can record images as fast as
1/4000 seconds and as long as 30 sec., plus
bulb at up to 3 fps for 27 consecutive shots.
It synchronizes with Canon Speedlites at
1/200 seconds.
◆ Extensive ISO range of
100 to 1600 selectable
in 1/3-stop increments is displayed on the
top display, and in the viewfinder. The
CMOS sensor features a set of narrow gap
microlenses and noise reduction circuits to
improve performance at high ISO speeds,
eliminating blown-out highlights. With
optimized photo diode configurations,
performance is superb at every ISO value.
This results in larger, clearer, sharper and
more detailed photographs right from
the start.
◆ Take creative control of
your photography
without getting out of your depth. Choose
the effect you want with the 5 Creative Zone
modes such as Program AE, Shutter and
Aperture Priority AE. Manipulate shutter
and aperture combinations, or enjoy the
freedom of going totally Manual.
◆ Packed full of
features and totally mobile,
the EOS Digital Rebel XTi is designed for
aspiring photographers. The Mode Dial on
the top is simple to use and has been
designed to make one-hand shooting
comfortable. The optional Battery Grip
BG-E3 adds buttons for vertical shooting,
and takes either NB-2LH batteries or AA’s.
to the image sensor during a lens change, the camera features a
Canon-designed Self Cleaning Sensor Unit. The low pass filter
cleans itself automatically with ultrasonic vibrations, removing
dust from the sensor assembly, and anti-static technologies are
applied to the low-pass filter covering the front of the sensor so
as not to attract dust in the first place. Furthermore, internal
camera mechanisms are designed to minimize dust generation including a body cap that has
been redesigned to prevent dust generation through wear on the cap itself
◆ Dust that has been missed by the integrated Self
Cleaning Sensor Unit can also be erased with
software included in Digital Photo Professional (DPP). The Digital Rebel XTi’s imaging sensor
is able to single out the dust particles on its surface, then plots out their location coordinates
within the image. This data is transmitted along with the image, whether JPEG or RAW, and
can be either manually or automatically erased in Canon’s DPP. This added software option
ensures the cleanest possible image, perfect for printing or archiving.
Canon EOS Digital Solution Software
The EOS Digital Rebel XTi comes bundled with powerful software programs designed
to extend the EOS experience to the computer, and each application is designed to perfect captured images, and streamline the digital workflow.
Digital Photo Professional
This image processing program enables high-speed
RAW image processing, high-speed previewing for
real-time image adjustment and support for sRGB,
Adobe RGB and Wide Gamut
RGB color spaces. Because it’s
CMS (Color Management
System) compatible, Digital
Photo Professional allows for
easy image layout and printing in
Adobe RGB in conjunction with
Easy-PhotoPrint and PictBridge printers. It also features the Digital Rebel XTi’s Dust
Delete Data Detection tool for cleaner images.
EOS Utility
This software manages the connection between the camera and computer, whenever
they’re connected via USB. It allows remote controlled shooting from the computer,
handles downloading of images from the camera to the computer, and allows seamless
linking to either Canon’s ZoomBrowser/ImageBrowser or Digital Photo Professional
software once images have been copied to the hard drive. Furthermore, it’s used to
upload settings back into a USB-connected camera.
ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Macintosh)
This easy, user-friendly software is for viewing and editing of JPEG and RAW image
files. Both allow viewing of numerous types of images including finished TIFF and
BMP files, and also have a variety of search options for finding images, allow
re-naming of single images or batches of files, and offer a variety of options for
printing without using a separate image-editing program. PhotoStitch is also included
for creating panoramic and composite images.
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EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
Image Compression Options
Basic Body and Lens Packages
◆ When shooting you can select from three
image compression options: RAW, JPEG or
RAW + JPEG simultaneously. Ideal for situations that require reduced file sizes; there are
six selectable settings for JPEG quality.
EOS Rebel XTi Body: Available in Black (CAEDRXTIB)
and in Silver (CAEDRXTIKB). Includes NB-2LH Battery
Pack, CB-2LW Battery Charger, USB and video cables,
a neck strap, and EOS Digital Solutions software.
EOS Rebel XTi Body with
EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 Lens:
Available in Black (CAEDRXTIKB)
and Silver (CAEDRXTIKS).
◆ Canon's RAW image setting, on the other
hand, employs loss-less compression,
ensuring the highest image quality. RAW
images can potentially capture even greater
detail lin highlights and shadows and can be
processed into either 8-bits or expanded
16-bits per channel finished files. For both
JPEG and RAW images, there's choice of
standard sRGB or expanded Adobe RGB
color space.
Image Transfer
◆ Printing and uploading to a computer is
incredibly simple with the Print/Share
button. Simply connect the camera to a
computer via the USB 2.0 port, press the
button, and transfer some or all of the
images in the camera’s memory to folders
on the computer.
◆ Direct print support with PictBridge
compatible printers. Simply connect the
camera to any PictBridge-compatible
printer, select your image and print settings,
press the Direct Print button to start
printing. Exif Print 2.2 includes shot
information with each image to optimize
the printing of each of your photographs.
EF & EF-S Lenses
◆
The EOS Digital Rebel XTi is compatible
with all Canon lenses in the EF lineup,
ranging from ultra-wide angle to super
telephoto lenses, and including Canon’s
EF-S series lenses, manufactured specifically
for Canon’s APS-C sized digital sensor.
Canon lenses employ advanced optical expertise and micron-precision engineering to
deliver unprecedented performance in all
facets of the photographic process.
Aspherical optics and fluorite elements, for
example, are featured in the universally
acclaimed L Series lenses, and Canon’s
Image Stabilizer technology in select lenses
minimizes the effect of camera shake.
Through Canon lenses, photographers can
truly maximize the quality and liberating
performance of the EOS Digital Rebel XTi.
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EOS Digital Rebel XTi Accessories
BG-E3 Vertical Grip/Battery Holder (CABGE3): Holds up
to two NB-2LH battery packs or six AA batteries to offer
double-length shooting time. The vertical shutter release
makes shooting with the camera in a vertical position
just as comfortable as shooting horizontally..........139.95
CA-PS700 AC Power Adapter (CACAPS700): Ensures the safe transfer of pictures while
removing the risk from an accidental battery outage.............................................59.95
NB-2LH Battery (CANB2LH): Replacement high-capacity rechargeable lithium-ion
battery for use in the camera or in the BG-E3 Grip ...............................................49.95
Angle Finder C (CAFAC): Lets you adjust the viewing angle
while providing a full screen image that also shows exposure
data. Includes built-in dioptric adjustment ................179.95
Eyecup Ef (CAECEF): For soft eye contact even when
wearing glasses................................................................10.95
Rubber Frame Ef (CAFEFD): For Digital Rebel XTi with E-series diopter lenses ....9.95
Dioptric Adjustment Lens Ev: Provides near and far-sighted users a clear viewfinder
image without their glasses. Available in nine types from +3 to -4 dpt to match your
eyesight. Each diopter fits into the eyepiece holder for convenient and a comfortable
fit. For 0 use (CAD0E), or simply insert number in the parenthesis after P for plus
CADP( )E or M for minus CADM( )E diopters........................................................13.95 ea.
EP-EX15 Eyepiece Extender (CAEPEX15): Extends the eyepiece by 5/8˝ from the
camera body and reduces the viewfinder magnification by 30%. Ideal for eyeglass
wearers and others who wish to prevent the tip of their nose from touching the
camera body. Also prevents condensation or fogging ............................................17.95
RC-1 Wireless Remote Controller (CARC1): A miniature
infra-red transmitter that operates at ranges up to 16.4´,
and may be set for either instant shutter release or 2-second
delay. The RC-1 can also be used to activate mirror lock
and bulb shutter functions .............................................24.95
RC-5 Wireless Remote Controller (CARC5): Compact,
infrared remote control operates up to 16´ away...........21.95
Remote Switch RS-60E3 (CARS60E3): Compact remote switch with a 2´ cable
replicating all functions of the camera’s shutter release button. Handy for taking
pictures of subjects that are difficult to approach, or to minimize vibration .......25.95
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EOS 30D
8.2-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera
Addressing the needs of a wide assortment of photographers, ranging
from wedding and portrait specialists to photojournalists and advanced
amateurs, the EOS 30D Digital SLR offers standards of excellence for
features, durability, versatility, and even affordability. It features
extremely fast start-up time, an 8.2 megapixel CMOS sensor, DIGIC II
Image Processor, fast 5-fps shooting capability and field-tested tough
construction. It also includes enhanced operational features such as a
2.5˝ LCD monitor, true spot metering, a durable shutter mechanism
and Canon’s Picture Style feature, all in an sturdy, magnesium-clad body.
F E AT UR ES
8.2 Megapixel CMOS Sensor
◆ Canon’s large-area CMOS sensor captures
Large 2.5˝LCD Monitor
◆ The EOS 30D has a brilliant 2.5˝ LCD
images with exceptional clarity and tonal
range, and offers the most pixels in its class.
The sensor has the same 3:2 ratio as film
cameras, enabling an effective angle of view
that is 1.6x the normal EF Lens focal length.
DIGIC II Image Processor
◆ The DIGIC II image processor enhances
every aspect of image capture. Information
captured by the CMOS sensor is processed
and assembled into images of exceptional
quality. With DIGIC II on board, you can
expect natural color reproduction, precise
white balance in any number of lighting
situations and unparalleled clarity. DIGIC II
employs sophisticated signal processing
algorithms and works at greater speeds, all
while consuming less energy.
monitor 230,000 pixels resolution. It not
only displays more information, it can also
be viewed at a greater angle (170°) than
many conventional LCD monitors.
◆ The full-featured shot information screen
not only provides an RGB histogram, it can
display the AF frame used. Furthermore,
magnification zooms to the focus point
rather than the center of the image to check
exposure and critical focus. Menus are accessed at the touch of a button and feature
large text that is easier to read.
◆ Auto rotate feature offers the choice of
automatically rotating vertical images to correct
the orientation for viewing on the LCD
monitor as well as on a PC, rotating only for
the PC or not rotating the image at all.
◆ Whether changing color parameters, setting
up custom functions, organizing folders or
setting white balance, the EOS 30D helps
photographers get to their information
quickly, so they never miss a shot.
High-Speed Shooting
◆ The EOS 30D lets you specify high-speed
5 fps or a low-speed 3 fps continuous
shooting for more controlled shooting
and/or to save space on the CF card. And
it can capture up to 30 JPEG and 11 RAW
(or 9 RAW + JPEG) files in one burst.
Whether it's the 0.15-second startup time,
the high-speed mirror drive, the nearly
instant 65-millisecond shutter release lag
time or the predictive AF focusing at speeds
up to 5fps, the EOS 30D will amaze
photographers who don’t want to wait for
their camera when they’re ready to shoot.
Strong and Durable
◆ The EOS 30D has a solid, substantial feel
that complements its compact dimensions.
The camera body is constructed of
magnesium-alloy, known for its lightweight
and ultra-rigid strength. It has a high-speed
and durable shutter unit, designed to shoot
up to 100,000 exposures with a top speed
of 1/8000 second and flash sync up to
1/250 second.
“Picture Style” Settings
◆ Incorporates Canon’s Picture Style settings,
which simulate the characteristics of
different film styles, lets you customize
your shooting. These include Standard, for
punchy, print-from-the-camera color,
Portrait, for softer, more natural skin tones,
Landscape, for vivid blues and greens and
overall sharpness, and Neutral, Faithful and
B&W, which can be customized to emulate
color filters with black and white film.
◆ Three user-defined settings allow for adjust-
ing sharpness, contrast, saturation and color
tone, creating noticeable variation in the
saved image. Ensures that images will look
exactly as you want, right out of the camera,
High Performance
◆ Whether it’s the 0.15-second startup time,
the high-speed mirror drive, the predictive
AF focusing at speeds selectable from 3 or 5
fps or the nearly imperceptible shutterrelease lag time, the EOS 30D will amaze
and delight photographers who don’t want
to wait for their camera. A top shutter speed
of 1/8000sec. and flash sync at 1/250 sec.
ensure that the camera won’t miss the action.
◆ CMOS sensor allows 4-channel, high-speed
data processing, enabling continuous
shooting of up to 30 JPEG frames, 11 RAW
frames and 9 simultaneous JPEG + RAW
frames in a burst at 5 fps. Fast buffer
clearing times allow for quick storage of
images to memory cards, so it is easy to stay
in the action.
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EOS 30D
9-Point AF System
EOS 30D Accessories
◆ High-precision 9-point AF system for
speedy and accurate focusing in any
situation. Conveniently located on the back
of the camera for thumb-controlled action,
cross key buttons enable instant choice of
the 9 focus points, or allow the camera to
choose them automatically.
◆ One-Shot is perfect for still photography. AI
Servo AF tracks moving subjects, ensuring
accurate focus. AI Focus AF switches between
One-Shot and AI Servo when subjects are
moving and stopping. For any of the AF
modes or manual focus, the EOS 30D’s focusing screen with a precision matte finish
enables easy, bright, color-neutral viewing.
In addition to Canon’s EF lenses and Speedlite flashes, many other accessories are
designed by Canon to work perfectly with the EOS 30D. The Battery Grip BG-E2
adds a vertical shutter release, and is compatible with up to two of Canon’s BP-511A
lithium-ion battery packs for increased shooting capacity, the DVK-E2 Data
Verification Kit can verify whether or not a photo is an untouched original, and
the WFT-E1A Wireless File Transmitter allows you to transmit images from your
camera directly to a computer over a wireless network.
BG-E2 Vertical Grip/Battery Holder (CABGE2): Holds up
to two BP-511A battery packs or six AA batteries to offer
increased shooting capacity. It provides an additional
shutter release, main dial, AE lock/FE lock and AF point
selection controls for easier vertical shooting, as well as a
1/4-20 size tripod mount thread.............................169.95
Exposure Control
◆ In addition to 35-zone evaluative metering
system and center-weighted average metering,
the EOS30D has a 3.5% spotmeter.
Photographers can use exposure information
from a spotmeter to determine which
adjustments to aperture or shutter speed
are necessary for correct exposure of the
entire subject, which is particularly useful
for composing high-contrast shots.
◆ Extensive ISO range (from 100 to 1600 plus
ISO 3200 in extended mode), which is
selectable in 1/3-stop increments.
White Balance Control
◆ The EOS 30D includes a number of
white
balance modes for further customization:
Auto, Daylight, Shade, Cloudy, Tungsten,
Fluorescent, Flash, plus manual and userspecified color temperature from 2,000K to
10,000K. To fine-tune white balance, the
EOS 30D also features white balance
compensation and a number of different
white balance bracketing options for spot-on
color in any number of lighting situations.
WFT-E1A Wireless LAN File Transmitter (CAWFTE1): Allows you
to transmit images from your camera directly to a computer over a
wireless local area network (LAN) using both the slower 802.11b
and faster 802.11g wireless transmission protocols. To protect
your data when transmitting, the WFT-E1 includes security and
authentication/encryption protocols covering WEP, TKIP, MAC
address filtering and SSID support for access to closed networks.
It is also equipped with a standard RJ-45 ethernet port on the side
of the unit that enables it to connect to a wired router, the ethernet
port of a computer or other 100Base-T-compatible networking devices ...........999.95
DVK-E2 Data Verification Kit (CADVKE2):
Consisting of a dedicated memory card, a Secure
Mobile (SM) card reader, and special software for
Windows 2000/XP, the DVK-E2 Data Verification
Kit is able to verify that EOS 30D image files are
absolutely unaltered. The system is so precise, that
even the slightest discrepancy is detected. This
may well be a landmark for digital imaging in law
enforcement and other documentary uses. ..........................................................699.95
E-TTL Flash
◆ For flash photography, the cameras features
E-TTL II flash metering . Whether using its
flush-mounted integrated flash, or any of
the flashes in the EX Speedlite line, E-TTL II
(Evaluative Through-The-Lens) provides
reliable flash output by weighing and averaging the flash metering information from
both ambient light and preflash readings.
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Canon EOS Digital Solution Software
The EOS 30D comes bundled with powerful software programs designed to extend the EOS
experience to the computer. They are designed to perfect captured images, and to streamline the
digital workflow. The Digital Photo Professional image processing program enables high-speed
RAW image processing, high-speed previewing for real-time image adjustment and support for
sRGB, Adobe RGB and Wide Gamut RGB color spaces. EOS Utility manages the connection
between the camera and computer, whenever they’re connected via USB. ZoomBrowser EX
(Windows) and ImageBrowser (Macintosh) allow you to view and edit the JPEG and RAW
image files. PhotoStitch is also included for creating panoramic and composite images.
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EOS 30D
Image Compression Options
◆ You can select from three image compression options: RAW, JPEG or RAW + JPEG
simultaneously. The JPEG compression
method is ideal for situations that require
reduced file sizes; there are six selectable
settings for JPEG image quality.
◆ For both JPEG and RAW images, there’s a
choice of standard sRGB or expanded
Adobe RGB color space. To simplify image
organization, EOS 30D folders hold up to
9,999 images. Images from a particular
shoot can be stored together.
Digital Rebel XTi
Effective Resolution
10.1 Million Pixels
8.2 Million Pixels
LCD Display (Size, Pixels)
2.5˝ TFT, 230,000
2.5˝ TFT, 230,000
JPEG (Fine, Normal)
RAW (CR2)
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording
JPEG (Fine, Normal)
RAW (CR2)
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording
Full Color, Black & White
(with Sharpness, Contrast,
& Filter Controls)
Neutral, Faithful, Monochrome,
sRGB and Adobe RGB color spaces
selectable
Supports Canon IS
and equivalent lenses
Supports Canon IS
and equivalent lenses
TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated
CMOS sensor with 9 AF points
(Automatic or Manual selection)
and AF-assist Beam
TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated
CMOS sensor with 9 AF points
(Automatic or Manual selection)
and AF-assist Beam
100 - 400
100 - 400
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
Enhanced H (ISO 3200)
Image File Formats
Color Modes
Optical Image Stabilization
Focus Type
Mode Dial
◆ Fully automatic shooting modes optimize
camera settings for particular shooting
situations. The Image Zone modes include
Full Auto (green zone), Portrait, Landscape,
Macro, Sports, Night Portrait and Flash Off.
The Creative Zone modes include Program
AE with easy-to-activate Program Shift,
Shutter-priority AE for selecting shutter
speed, Aperture-priority AE for setting
aperture, manual and Auto Depth-of-Field,
which puts every thing covered by the nine
AF points into sharp focus.
Exposure Control; Auto ISO
Selectable
Shutter Speed (seconds)
Mirror Lock-Up
Exposure Metering
Built-in Flash
Direct Printing
Effective Flash Range
◆ The EOS 30D lets you print beautiful photos
with minimum time and effort - directly
from the camera. It's compatible with
Canon's SELPHY Compact Photo Printers,
desktop PIXMA Photo Printers, and even
third-party PictBridge-compatible printers.
◆ Print a single-image or 20-image print with
shooting information that includes the
camera model, lens, shooting mode, shutter
and aperture settings, exposure compensation,
ISO value and white balance setting –
excellent for archiving, comparing or learning.
In addition you can generate 35-image
contact sheets and even adjust fill flash
through the Face Brightener feature.
◆ With PIXMA Pro Series printers, advanced
camera direct capabilities enable unprecedented management of color and print
quality – brightness, color saturation,
contrast and tone are easy to adjust–right
from the LCD monitor. You can even crop a
vertical image to a horizontal, such as a
panorama (or vice versa), or by simply
zooming in on a detail, crop an image with
the in-camera trimming tool.
EOS 30D
External Flash Connection
External Flash Control
Max Flash Synchronization Speed
Start-Up Time
Shutter Lag
100, 200, 400, 800, 1600
30 - 1/4000
30 - 1/8000
✓
✓
Max. Aperture TTL metering
with 35-zone SPC and a Metering
TTL metering with 35-zone SPC
Range of EV 1-20
(Evaluative metering, Partial metering,
(Evaluative metering, Partial metering,
Center-weighted average metering)
Spot metering, Center-weighted
average metering)
Auto pop-up, retractable flash
Auto pop-up
43´ @ ISO 100
43´ @ ISO 100
Dedicated Hot Shoe & PC Terminal
Canon Hot Shoe
E-TTL II autoflash
with EX series Speedlite
E-TTL II autoflash
with EX series Speedlite
1/200 seconds
1/250 second
0.2 seconds
0.15 seconds
0.001 seconds
0.065 second
Time Between Shots
Less than 1 second (Flash off)
Less than 1 second
Burst Capability
3.0 fps up to 27 frames (JPEG)
Continuous high-speed: 5 fps
Continuous low-speed: 3 fps
CompactFlash (Type I & II)
CompactFlash (Type I & II)
USB 2.0
USB 2.0
PictBridge, CP Direct,
Bubble Jet Direct
Canon Direct Print, PictBridge
NB-2LH Battery Pack
2x NB-2LH or 6x AA
with BG-E3 vertical grip (optional)
BP-511A Li-ion
Also compatible with
BP-511, BP-512 & BP-514
ACK-DC20 (optional)
AC power can be supplied
via the optional DC coupler
3.7 x 5.0 x 2.6˝
4.2 x 5.7 x 2.9˝
18 oz.
24.7 oz.
Compatible Memory Cards
Computer Interface
Direct Print Capability
Battery Type
Power Adapter
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Weight (Body Only)
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EOS 5D
12.8-Megapixel Full-Frame Digital SLR
Boasting a 12.8 megapixel, 35mm full-size image sensor in a magnesium alloy
body weighing just 28.6 ounces, the EOS 5D is a premium DSLR with outstanding
image quality that combines the high-end specifications of the EOS-1 line and the
operational ease of the EOS 30D. Designed for wedding and portrait, as well as
landscape and nature photographers, the EOS 5D features a full-frame CMOS
sensor with 12.8 megapixels of resolution—enough resolution for a double-page
spread in a magazine, a large print of the bride and groom, facial detail in group
shots or a landscape of impressive dimensions.
One of the world’s smallest and lightest full-frame digital SLRs, the EOS 5D features
Canon’s proprietary DIGIC II Image Processor, which allows users to shoot up to 3 frames per second and record up to 60
full-resolution JPEGs and 17 RAW images in a single burst. The camera includes a 9-point AF system with six supplemental
AF points for fast and precise focusing, a lightning fast (0.2 seconds) start-up time, and a 2.5˝ LCD screen with 230,000 pixels
that’s viewable even at extreme angles.
The full-size sensor maximizes the performance of Canon EF lenses, the world’s largest
selection of autofocus lenses. With the full-size sensor, EF lenses—even wide-angle
lenses—have the same look and feel they have with conventional SLR cameras,
preserving their optical signatures. The heart of the EOS 5D, the Canon-designed
and -manufactured CMOS image sensor also features low power consumption,
extending battery life and lowering noise. A finer CMOS production process and
optimized photodiode construction increase the light-sensitive area of each pixel
and improve dynamic range as well.
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12.8-Megapixel Full-frame CMOS Sensor
Solid Construction
Developed by Canon, this high-resolution, 35mm full-frame CMOS
sensor sets the standard for its class, featuring a remarkable 12.8 million
effective pixels for a maximum recorded resolution of 4368 x 2912 pixels.
Second-generation on-chip noise reduction is enhanced for easier use
with a choice of two modes: “Auto”, to engage auto noise reduction when
noise is detected; “ON”, to engage noise reduction for all exposures of
1 sec. or longer. From smooth gradations and wide ISO speed range to
effective suppression of false colors and ultra-precise white balance, this
sensor matches the image quality found in the EOS-1Ds Mark II.
Highly durable yet elegantly refined, the body of the EOS 5D can be
handled with remarkable ease. It features a highly rigid magnesium alloy
exterior (including the Battery Grip BG-E4), a solid stainless steel
internal chassis, and a mirror box of high-strength engineering plastic.
Balance is effortlessly maintained from the redesigned grip to the top of
a Speedlite flash unit. With a front groove on the grip for the middle
finger to the enhanced metallic feel of the Mode Dial, this camera
assures greater stability at every point.
Extremely Durable High-Speed Shutter
High Speed DIGIC II Imaging Engine
The DIGIC II processes massive data from the large CMOS sensor at
extremely high speed for photos of exceptional quality and definition.
This accelerated performance contributes to highly responsive,
user-friendly operation, including a fast continuous shooting speed.
Color reproduction is extremely natural and details are incredibly
precise, especially with gradations in the highlight areas. Such processing
efficiency also keeps power consumption minimal.
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Equipped with an extremely fast and highly durable shutter developed
especially to match the EOS 5D’s full-frame 35mm CMOS sensor.
The high-torque shutter-cocking mechanism is rated to 100,000 shots,
attaining speeds from 1/8000 sec. to 30 sec. and bulb. The unit’s flash
synchronization (X-sync) function uses an optically detected, contactless
switch instead of a mechanical one, which contributes to high durability
and reliability when a Speedlite is used and yields an X-sync shutter
speed of 1/200 sec.
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Full-Frame Imaging Sensor
High Performance
◆ 9-point AF sensor with 6 Assist AF points
provides speedy and precise focus detection
plus enlarged subject coverage. With an
extra 6 AF assist points added to the spot
metering circle, the EOS 5D enables highly
detailed focusing around the center of an
image in AI Servo AF mode. In addition,
three AF points work with f/2.8 or faster
lenses for enhanced precision.
Historically, full frame digital sensors were reserved only for the very top end of Digital SLR
lines. The EOS 5D is the 3rd camera in the EOS Digital SLR line to use a full-frame sensor, eliminating the lens conversion factor so that lenses function as they would on a 35mm camera. With
a 12.8 Megapixel CMOS sensor, the 5D produces a large file with enough information to reduce
electronic distortions out of the camera. Besides being a welcome feature to wide-angle enthusiasts, the sensor also realizes the full potential of Canon’s tilt-shift lenses. Add the choice of 3 focusing screens, including one with grid lines, and the EOS 5D is the perfect camera for creating
fast, huge digital architectural photos
Interchangeable Screens
◆ Driven by the advanced DIGIC II imaging
engine, the EOS 5D achieves a remarkable
3fps consecutive shooting speed during
maximum bursts of 60 shots (17 in RAW)
even for Large/Fine JPEG shots.
◆ The viewfinders
◆ For rare shutter opportunities, the amazingly
quick startup (0.2 sec.) and short shutter
release time lag (75 milliseconds) lets you
capture the moment without delay. Another
efficient use of your time is the fast transfer
of data enabled by EOS 5D’s compatibility
with USB 2.0 High-Speed.
include an improved
standard focusing
screen interchangeable with two others
(sold separately) for
Ee-D Screen
Ee-S Screen
Ee-A Screen
highly customized
viewing. The Ee-S Super Precision Matte for easier manual focus and the Ee-D Precision Matte
with grid have different metering characteristics for variable shooting conditions. The choice
of three Precision Matte screens is a feature valued by professionals for added flexibility and
greater precision.
◆ JPEG and 12-bit RAW data file formats.
Available resolution settings are: 4368 x
2912; 3168 x 2112; and 2496 x 1664.
Custom Functions
A full complement of twenty-one Custom Functions with 57 settings is provided on the
EOS 5D. Under the menu’s Setup tab, [Camera setting registration] allows users to store one
set of frequently used camera settings, both Shooting Settings and Menu Settings included.
The saved settings can be displayed on the LCD panel by turning the Mode dial to C.
◆ TTL optical viewfinder with detailed
information display, -3.0 to +1.0 diopter
adjustment, and depth-of-field preview.
Exposure
2.5˝ LCD Screen
◆ Variable ISO (100 to 1,600 settings in
1/3-step increments, plus ISO 50 and 3200
using ISO expansion option).
◆ Automatic, Program AE (shiftable), Shutter
Priority, Aperture Priority, and Manual exposure modes.
◆ Adjustable exposure compensation from
quality and brightness (5 levels) from almost any viewing angle (170°), whether front and
center or upward angle. With the EOS 5D as your eyes on the world, you get an unimpeded
view with a large display area. Other features to inform your perspective include easy-to-read
menus, a full-featured info screen complete with RGB histogram and AF frame displays, and
enlargeable reviewing images right after shooting.
◆ Because noise is difficult to see on a camera’s LCD monitor, even one as large and detailed as
-2 to +2 EV in 1/2 EV or 1/3 EV increments
in all exposure modes.
◆ Auto exposure bracketing (AEB) from ±2
EV in 1/2 EV or 1/3 EV increments in all
auto exposure modes.
◆ Shutter speeds from 1/8,000 to 30 seconds,
X-sync is 1/200 second.
◆ Automatic and manual AE Lock function
◆ Variable white balance with Auto, six fixed
presets, Custom (reads from a shot of a
neutral gray or white card), a color
temperature setting, and White Balance
Correction and Auto Bracketing modes.
◆ This 2.5˝, polysilicon TFT LCD color monitor with 230,000 pixels maintains the same picture
the EOS 5D’s, it is hard to know whether noise reduction should be turned on or not. Therefor
their is a Custom Function for noise reduction for long exposures with three settings: On, Off
or Auto noise reduction.
PictBridge-Compatible
Optimize every shot with expanded PictBridge functionality. Printing beautiful photos is
still done with minimum time and effort: connect to a PictBridge-compatible printer via
USB port, select your image and print settings, and press the Direct Print button. But now
you can choose Bordered prints with Exif shooting information, 35-up contact prints with
photo number or date, 20-up prints with shooting information, or prints with shooting
information. With extras like paper sizes and the PC-less printing effect of Face Brightener,
getting tangible results from your camera has never been faster or easier.
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E-TTL Flash II
◆ The EOS 5D features Canon’s E-TTL II
flash metering system, which provides
consistently accurate flash exposure from
shot to shot. Canon’s Speedlite 580EX and
430EX are perfectly suited to the EOS 5D.
They include an AF-assist Beam, which
works in conjunction with the EOS 5D’s
focusing system, and automatically sends
color temperature information to the camera
when the flash fires, for more accurate color
rendition with flash photography.
◆ Flash exposure compensation of
±2 stops in
one-half or one-third stop increments. Flash
exposure lock function. First and second
curtain sync function. External shoe
supports E-TTL, E-TTL II, FEL, and FP
(high speed sync) flash metering.
Conveniences
Optional Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E1A
Canon’s Wireless File Transmitter enables fast, wireless image transfer from EOS Digital
cameras directly to a computer. This amazing productivity tool eliminates the need to stop and
upload image files to the computer, allowing you to concentrate on shooting photographs,
knowing that your images are being transferred in the background, automatically.
Whether working on location, in the studio, shooting fashion or events, the WFT-E1A is an
indispensable tool for today’s pros. The WFT-E1A offers several different ways of transmitting
image data: It can communicate directly with a local computer outfitted with a wireless LAN
adapter, or with a direct Ethernet connection. It can also connect to a remote server through a
Wireless Access Point connection. Built to withstand the rigors of professional shooting, the
WFT-E1A is the perfect complement to a digital EOS System.
◆ Wireless LAN compatible (IEEE 802.11
B/G up to 54 mbps) for speedy image
transmission during or after shooting.
◆ 100 Base-TX Ethernet connection for
tethered, fast connection.
◆ Operable up to approx. 200´ with normal
antenna; up to 500´ with optional ERA-E1
extended-range antenna.
◆ Offers high-security transfer using
WPA-PSK, WEP and TKIP encryption
(180 minutes wireless, 270 minutes wired).
◆ Compatible with both USB 2.0 and IEEE
1394 (firewire) connections to the camera.
◆ Thin profile complements the design of
digital EOS
◆ Picture Styles menu offering Standard,
Portrait, Landscape, Neutral, Faithful,
Monochrome, and three user presets.
◆ Operates in “shooting priority mode”,
meaning the camera does not need to be set
in “play” mode to view pictures. Pictures can
be viewed in between shots, and even if
camera is displaying a picture or in a menu,
half-pressing the shutter button prepares it
to take a photo immediately.
◆ When shutter speed priority AE or manual
exposure is set and continuous shooting is
done at the same shutter speed, noise
reduction will be performed in a single
process on all the shots based on the first
shot.
◆ Backlit LCD data readout, for easier
operation in the dark.
Canon EOS Digital Solution Software
The EOS Digital Rebel XTi comes bundled with powerful software programs designed
to extend the EOS experience to the computer, and each application is designed to perfect captured images, and streamline the digital workflow.
Digital Photo Professional: This image processing
program enables high-speed RAW image processing,
high-speed previewing for real-time image
adjustment and support for sRGB, Adobe RGB
and Wide Gamut RGB color spaces. Because
it’s CMS (Color Management System)
compatible, Digital Photo Professional allows
for easy image layout and printing in Adobe
RGB in conjunction with Easy-PhotoPrint and PictBridge printers. It also features the
Digital Rebel XTi’s Dust Delete Data Detection tool for cleaner images.
EOS Utility: This software manages the connection between the camera and
Additional Features
◆ 2- and 10-second electronic self-timer
◆ Optional external hand grip/battery pack
adds secondary shutter release and control
wheel, as well as AE lock and focus point
buttons for vertical-format shooting.
◆ Image storage on CompactFlash Type I/II or
Hitachi MicroDrives.
◆ USB 2.0, as well as NTSC/PAL selectable
video output. N3 remote control socket.
◆ DPOF (Digital Print Order Format) and
DCF (Design Rule for Camera File System)
and PictBridge compliant.
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computer, whenever they’re connected via USB. It allows remote controlled shooting
from the computer, handles downloading of images from the camera to the computer,
and allows seamless linking to either Canon’s ZoomBrowser/ImageBrowser or Digital
Photo Professional software once images have been copied to the hard drive.
Furthermore, it’s used to upload settings back into a USB-connected camera.
ZoomBrowser EX (Windows) and ImageBrowser (Macintosh): This easy,
user-friendly software is for viewing and editing of JPEG and RAW image files. Both
allow viewing of numerous types of images including finished TIFF and BMP files,
and also have a variety of search options for finding images, allow re-naming of single
images or batches of files, and offer a variety of options for printing without using a
separate image-editing program. PhotoStitch is also included for creating panoramic
and composite images.
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EOS-1DS MARK II
16.7-Megapixel Full-Frame Digital SLR
The ultimate combination of resolution and speed, the EOS-1Ds Mark II is a must-have
for those seeking to capture huge, beautiful images—fast. Featuring a full-frame 16.7
megapixel CMOS image sensor, combined with Canon's blazing DIGIC II Image
Processor, the EOS-1Ds Mark II captures up to 32 consecutive shots at speeds up to 4
fps, creating images large enough for almost any purpose, whether on location or in
the studio. With a recorded image size of 4992 x 3328 pixels, low noise levels, super rich
gradations, it delivers images that astound when printed at large size. Add outstanding
speed, exceptional control, ISO ratings of 50-3200, rock-solid reliability and durability
under the most rugged conditions. Add compatibility with over 50 EF Lenses, in
addition to the entire line of EOS accessories, including the WFT-E1 Wireless File
Transmitter, and you have one of the most remarkable cameras in the history of digital SLRs.
INCORPORATING ALL THE FEATURES OF THE EOS-5D, THE EOS-1DS MARK II STEPS-UP WITH —
Megapixel Quality
Dual Card Slots
◆ 16.7-megapixel CMOS sensor creates
◆ Equipped with two card slots, one for
images large enough for almost any purpose.
Thanks to smooth gradations and effective
suppression of noise and false colors it meets
the highest expectations and delivers outstanding image quality. Sensor is full frame
(24 x 36mm) so there is no focal length
conversion factor. Lenses have the same angle
of view as they would on a 35mm camera.
CompactFlash and one for Secure Digital
Memory cards. The camera can be set up to
record images on either card for maximum
storage capacity, or, for extra security, the
same image can be recorded simultaneously
on both cards. The card slot cover release
knob enables photographers to open the slot
easily, even with their gloves on.
◆ An entire camera’s settings can be saved to
45-Point AF
◆ Compared to the EOS-5D, the EOS-1Ds
Mark II delivers AF sensitivity one full
stop better in dark scene areas. The area
AF system has 19 selectable high-precision
cross-type points plus 26 Assist points for a
total of 45 AF points. The cross-type points
are not only positioned in the central area,
but also at the outer edges of the AF
sensing area. The superior speed, precision,
and low-light sensitivity of this system is
especially noticeable when shooting with
longer EF lenses.
◆ The 26 additional Assist points can be used
to expand the coverage area of any manually
selected primary AF point. An Assist point
can be added to either side of a selected
AF point, or a ring of six AF points can be
activated around a manually selected point.
Assist points can be added to any of the
19 selectable primary AF points. Assist
points can be used in the AI Servo AF mode
as well as the One-Shot AF mode.
a memory card and shared with multiple
cameras. If service is needed, personal
settings can be stored and reloaded onto
the camera, minimizing redundant
settings work.
High Performance
◆ The EOS-1Ds Mark II is ready for action just
0.3 seconds after its power switch is clicked
on and fires a fast 4-fps at full resolution for
bursts of up to 32 JPEG or 11 RAW images.
Can be altered in 1 fps increments with
Personal Function. In a commercial studio
environment, the EOS-1Ds Mark II will
actually shoot faster than the time it takes
for most studio strobes to recycle.
◆ Shutter -speed is 1/8000 to 30 sec. (1/3-stop
increments), bulb, X-sync at 1/250 sec.
◆ Five preset color matrix settings plus two
which allow adjustment of color space,
saturation and tone within a prescribed
range.
Durability
◆ Rigid, well coated magnesium alloy body,
as well as improved dust-proofing and
waterproofing for shooting in even the
most inclement conditions. In addition,
the shutter is designed to endure 200,000
cycles. With a strengthened accessory shoe,
electromagnetic shielding to help reduce
noise, all in an elegant comfortable to carry
body, the EOS-1Ds Mark II is a pleasure to
hold and use.
Additional Step-up Features
◆ RGB histogram enables separate checking
of color information for the red, green and
blue channels, as well as inspection of
other colour information including white
balance, color balance, saturation and
gradation compression.
◆ Record voice annotations for up to
30-seconds via a built-in mic, that can be
attached to the image.
◆ Nine interchangeable focusing screens
◆ 100% viewfinder coverage with built-in
eyepiece shutter
◆ IEEE 1394 (FireWire) interface
◆ Exposure and flash compensation ±3 stops
in 1/3 or 1/2-stop increments (vs. ±2 stops)
◆ Flash Metered Manual and Bulb
◆ 2˝ LCD
monitor with 230,000-pixels
(actually smaller than the EOS-5D)
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EOS-1D MARK III
10.1-Megapixel High-Speed
Digital SLR Camera
Redesigned and re-engineered from the ground up, the EOS-1D Mark III is the
“must have” DSLR for professionals. Years in development, nearly every component
has been re-engineered to create a powerful, professional tool with unprecedented
capabilities. While its predecessor, the EOS-1D Mark IIN, has been a favorite among
sports photographers, the vastly improved features and performance of the EOS-1D
Mark III make it an excellent choice for a wide range of professional applications,
including wedding, studio, wildlife, press and sports photography.
10.1 megapixel CMOS sensor combined with significantly improved noise control results
in outstanding image quality. It incorporates new autofocus and metering systems for even
better performance— e.g., greater tracking accuracy with moving subjects and superior low-light capabilities. A new control
interface makes it easier than ever to access the camera’s expanded feature set and obtain the desired results. Totally
re-engineered image processing and recording systems includes Dual DIGIC III Image Processors operating in tandem to
deliver dramatic improvements in both image quality and camera responsiveness. Innovative “pro”-oriented operating
features result in greater working speed, convenience, and dependability. Last, the superb, all-new, all-metal body (including
the mirror box) is designed for heavy-duty use but is lighter in weight for easier camera handling.
F EAT UR E S
10-Megapixels
◆ 10.1 million pixels are more than enough
for 13 x 19-˝prints, output directly without
interpolation, at 200ppi. Megapixels alone,
however, do not determine image quality.
While maintaining the same APS-H size
sensor area (with 1.3x lens conversion
factor), the new sensor boasts significant
design improvements that further reduce
digital noise and expand the useful ISO
range. Specifically, the 1D Mark III exhibits
50% less shadow noise than it’s predecessor.
The sensor also enables Live View shooting.
Dual DIGIC III Processors
◆ Canon's Digic III Image Processor sets new
standards for picture detail, natural color
reproduction, and processing speed.
Moreover, the 1D Mark III uses not one, but
Dual DIGIC III Image Processors operating
in parallel to provide even greater data
bandwidth. The resulting imaging engine
handles the huge amount of data from the
10.1-megapixel sensor with tremendous speed.
Card write speeds are faster, noise control is
significantly better, and camera responsiveness has been even further improved.
Revolutionary not Evolutionary
The EOS-1 designation has always been reserved for Canon’s top-of-the-line, “no-holds-barred”
professional SLR cameras. The EOS-1 series consistently represented the pinnacle of film SLR
camera technologies, and, as the world transitioned to digital, no less was expected of Canon’s
EOS-1D series. Canon innovation has more than met the challenges of the digital era. And today,
Canon EOS Digital SLR cameras are the number one choice of professional photographers all
over the world. The rapid pace of technological development has made the periodic introduction
of refined, evolutionary “new” camera models a necessity. So, it would be easy to mistakenly
conclude that the new EOS-1D Mark III is yet another update to the impressive lineage. The
truth is that everything about this camera—especially those features and performance areas most
important to professionals—is more akin to revolution than evolution.
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Highlight Tone Priority
◆ An outstanding new feature of
the 1D Mark
III is the Highlight Tone Priority mode,
which is activated via a Custom Function.
When activated, it employs sophisticated
processing algorithms to preserve greater
detail in image highlight areas— a
perennial problem for digital photographers, especially those who work in bright
sunlight or contrasty studio lighting.
◆ Highlight Tone Priority actually expands
the available range of capture in the
highlights, yet it exacts no penalty in
shooting speed nor burst rate. The
benefits accrue to photographers who
shoot RAW images as well as those who
rely on in-camera processing.
◆ Highlight Tone Priority is a win-win
proposition for nearly all working
professionals. A sports photographer
shooting white baseball uniforms in bright
sunlight stands to benefit as much as a
nature photographer shooting winter snow
scenes or a wedding photographer seeking
to preserve detail in the bride’s dress.
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New Viewfinder
◆ Canon engineers understand the importance
of the viewfinder, especially in a professional
camera. It must, after all, provide you with
all the information necessary to successfully
capture the decisive moment. Therefore, for
the EOS-1D Mark III, Canon developed an
entirely new optical system, employing a
larger pentaprism for higher viewfinder
magnification. The viewfinder image is
clearer, sharper, and easier to see.
◆ The viewfinder provides full 100% coverage,
which means what you see is what you get—
no more, no less. In other words, the view in
the finder precisely matches the captured
image area. The finder also features an
approximate magnification of 0.76x and a
20mm eyepoint.
Blazing Shooting Speed
and Near-Instant Response
◆ Fast response is desirable not just for sports or action photography.
It can make the difference between capturing or missing that
once-in-a-lifetime shot in just about any photographic genre.
With its astounding 10 fps maximum continuous shooting speed,
the EOS-1D Mark III is the fastest digital SLR ever. Even more
remarkable when you consider the sheer amount of data
movement associated with a 10.1 million pixel sensor.
◆ Incredibly responsive, it has a lag time of
only 55ms (reducible to
40ms via Custom Function). At shutter speeds of 1/60 second and
higher, the viewfinder blackout time is an ultra-short 80ms.
◆ It capture up to 110 consecutive full-resolution JPEG images or up
to 30 RAW images in a single continuous burst (at shooting speeds
up to the full 10 fps).
◆ The 1D Mark III has a high-speed shutter up to 1/8000 second.
◆ Includes -3 to +1 dioptric adjustment, as
Flash sync speed is 1/300 second with Canon Speedlites. The
continuous shooting rate can be freely changed using Custom
Functions. The high-speed range provides choices from 2 fps to
10 fps. The low-speed range provides speeds from 1.3 fps to 9 fps.
is an eyepiece shutter (with more readily
visible gray blades).
3˝ LCD Monitor with Live View
◆ The viewfinder includes a full-time ISO
indication as well as icons for metering
mode in use, battery charge level (six steps),
and JPEG and/or RAW recording.
◆ The 1D Mark III is equipped with the new
Laser Matte Ec-C IV focusing screen, which
provides improved optical performance.
Background blur appears more natural, and
graininess and flare are reduced. At the same
time, the finder is brighter, especially at the
edges and corners.
◆ As with all EOS-1 series SLR cameras,
the 1D Mark III enables the professional
photographer to choose from among a wide
variety of Ec focusing screens. Currently,
there are 11 optional screens available.
◆ As before, the mirror can be locked up to
avoid vibration during shooting. A new
feature provides the option to keep the
mirror in the raised position until the user
presses the SET button to lower it. This
allows multiple shots to be taken with the
mirror raised.
In addition to it’s incredibly huge 3˝ LCD monitor,
the 1D Mark III also features a sophisticated
Live View shooting mode, which enables the
photographer to use the LCD monitor as a
real-time viewfinder. When the Live View
mode is enabled, the reflex mirror is locked up
and the shutter opens (manual focusing only).
The image output from the CMOS sensor will
be displayed in real time on the LCD monitor
at 100% coverage.
3.0˝
A selectable portion of the image can be
magnified by 5x or 10x to aid in precise manual
focusing. Focus, exposure check, composing,
and shooting can all be accomplished in this
mode. It is very convenient for tripod-mounted
shooting, macro work, and other situations in which it is a physical
strain to keep the eye at the viewfinder. The Live View image can also be
displayed on a TV monitor connected via video-out. This feature is ideal
for showing images as they are composed to clients and portrait subjects.
Studio photographers will also appreciate the PC Live View capability,
which enables the image at the sensor to be displayed on a computer
monitor. With Canon EOS Utility software installed on the computer, the
user can check and adjust focus and composition in real time. You can
even fire the camera remotely from the computer. Connection between
the camera and computer can be via USB cable or, with the optional
WFT-E2A Wireless Transmitter, via wireless LAN. The wireless option
enables all Live View capabilities at a distance of 150´ or more.
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More Versatility
New EOS Autofocus Technology
◆ Even more flexibility can now be achieved
with external storage media, connected via
USB 2.0 Hi-Speed interface, to the optional
WFT-E2A Wireless Transmitter. Select
external bus powered USB hard drive, for
example, can be connected in this manner
and recognized by the camera as a storage
drive. Such a drive can be accessed in the
same way as an installed memory card.
Images can be shot and copied on the
connected hard drive as they are being taken.
The EOS-1D Mark III incorporates new Canon autofocus (AF) technologies that bring
about improvement in key performance areas for most professional users. The area-type AF
system has 19 selectable high-precision cross-type points plus 26 assist points for a total of
45 AF points. The cross-type sensors offer added precision when shooting with f/2.8 and
faster lenses. The superior speed, precision, and low-light sensitivity of this new system will
be especially noticeable when shooting with f/2.8 zoom lenses.
◆ At first glance, the view through the finder may appear to be the same as previous EOS-1D
series cameras. The AF system used in the 1D Mark III, however, is of an entirely new
architecture and operates differently. Note that, for the first time, cross-type points are
now available at the outer edges of the sensor oval as seen in the viewfinder.
◆ Extensive file naming options lets you choose
◆ The 26 additional assist points enable the user to expand the coverage area of
any manually
selected primary AF point. An assist point can be added to either side of a selected AF
point, or a ring of six AF points can be activated around a manually selected point. Assist
points can be added to any of the 19 selectable primary AF points. Moreover, Assist
points can be used not only in the AI Servo AF mode but also in the One-Shot AF mode.
a factory-set 4-character prefix (unique to
each camera) or define a unique 4-character
prefix of their own choosing for file naming.
The user can also define a 3-character prefix,
saving the fourth character position for
letter code (assigned by the camera) that
identifies image size setting. This enables
photographers to quickly identify image size
by file name instead of having to open the
files in a viewing application.
◆ AF Micro-adjustment is another example of
the flexibility
and power of the Mark III’s AF system. If a critical
photographer ever finds that his system seems to
consistently focus slightly in front of or behind the
intended subject, the AF Micro-adjustment (C.Fn III - 07)
allows the user to adjust this in fine increments to put the
sharpest plane of focus back where they’d like it to be.
It even allows different adjustments for up to 20 different Canon EF lenses if necessary.
◆ Users can add aspect ratio information to
their image files. This facilitates automatic
cropping (via the included DPP software) to
8 x 10˝, 5 x 7˝, 3 x 4˝, 10 x 12˝, 6 x 7˝, and
even 6 x 6˝ square proportions.
◆ The EOS-1D Mark III uses an entirely separate AF processing unit, dedicated solely to
AF operations, including driving the lens. This dedicated CPU design performs AF
computations three times faster than with the previous EOS-1D Mark II N. The faster
AF detection and computation make it possible to achieve it’s 10 fps maximum shooting
speed with full AI Servo tracking.
◆ The 1D Mark III offers the widest ISO
range of any digital SLR in the world.
The standard range is 100–3200, and the
extended ISO range is a remarkable
50–6400. The low-noise performance at
high ISO settings makes the entire range
usable in real-world shooting situations.
◆ The new area-type AF sensor features increased pixel sensitivity, which delivers markedly
improved focusing performance in low-light situations. Compared to the 1D Mark IIN,
the new Mark III offers AF sensitivity one full stop better in dark scene areas.
◆ Overall, the new AF system is better able to detect and react to a grossly out-of-focus
image, more quickly driving the lens to proper focus. In addition, important new Custom
Function control over AF gives the photographer numerous ways to tailor camera AF
operation to specific shooting needs. The user can, for example, quickly switch between
the inner and outer nine primary AF points. The new AF system can better adapt to
sudden changes when tracking moving subjects, and the photographer can control how
the camera responds to events, such as the sudden full press of the shutter release button.
◆ The analog signal output of
the imaging
sensor must be converted to digital data
before it can be processed by the DIGIC III
engine. Whereas earlier EOS Digital SLR
cameras used 12-bit A/D (analog-to-digital)
converters, the 1D Mark III employs new
14-bit converters. This ensures smoother
tonal transitions and more natural gradations.
◆ Up to five Custom White Balance settings
can now be stored in-camera for instant
recall. Each can also be given a user-defined
name (selected and applied right on the
camera’s LCD monitor), so there’s no
guessing about which Custom WB setting is
which. Beyond that, up to five additional
“Personal” White Balance settings can be
created and saved on a computer using
supplied software and uploaded to the
camera.
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◆
Custom Function set now includes the “Personal Function” of previous EOS-1D series cameras.
All functions, therefore, are now in-camera and available at all times. More than a dozen entirely
new or modified Custom Functions have been added. Furthermore, all Custom Functions have
been reorganized into four groups for easier, more intuitive menu access.
◆ The 1D Mark III has a built-in “silent mode” which is extremely useful whenever quieter shooting
is required. This mode reduces the camera’s sound level as it re-cocks the shutter after a picture
is taken. Furthermore, if you keep the shutter button fully depressed after taking a picture, the
silent mode delays the “advance” until the finger is lifted off – allowing you to very discreetly
shoot in situations where noise might be a problem. This mode can be set as one of the camera’s
Drive options (indicated by an icon on the top LCD panel) for quick access when needed.
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EOS-1D MARK III
Dual Memory Card Slots
EOS Integrated Cleaning System
◆ Separate CF and SD card slots immeasurably
enhance the camera’s versatility. The SD card
slot is fully compatible with high-capacity
SDHC cards. These two card slots can be
used in combination in a variety of ways to
improve, performance, capacity, convenience,
and data security:
— Overall recording speed to memory cards
has been significantly improved.
— Images can be recorded to both cards at the
same quality settings so that an instant
backup is created.
— Images can be recorded to both cards at
different quality settings… and, now, the
quality setting can be freely selected from
all available choices for either card.
— The two cards can be used in an automatic
switchover mode so that should one card
become filled to capacity during shooting,
image recording continues without delay
onto the second card.
— An Image Copying mode enables images
already recorded on one card to be copied
to the second card. Entire folders can be
copied if desired.
— Should the card door be opened while
images are being recorded, the recording
will not be interrupted. Data will continue
to be written, and a warning message will
appear on the LCD monitor.
The EOS-1D Mark III incorporates the latest version of Canon’s
advanced EOS Integrated Cleaning System, which effectively deals
with the problem of dust accumulation on the imaging sensor
using a three-pronged approach:
1. Avoiding dust in the first place. The IR-cut filter, which is the first
structure in front of the CMOS sensor, is both specially treated with
anti-static coatings to resist dust, and furthermore is electronically
grounded to minimize static electricity buildup. Beyond that, special attention was paid to the
shutter and other components, to insure that the camera does not generate tiny particles that
could become attached to the IR-cut filter.
2. Dust that settles on the front of the sensor unit is removed via a Self-Cleaning Sensor Unit
that uses ultrasonic vibration. The cleaning takes about 3.5 seconds, and it is automatically
activated whenever the camera is powered on or off. The cleaning routine can also be activated
manually via the menu system. The shutter release button always has overriding priority;
hence, the cleaning system never hinders camera readiness. The ultrasonically removed dust
adheres to a special collecting collar positioned around the sensor.
3. Using software to “map out” any dust that might still remain. By photographing a plain white
subject at infinity focus, the user can acquire Dust Delete Data identifying the position of any
dust particles remaining on the sensor area. The data is appended to the image file and can be
used by Digital Photo Professional (DPP) 3.0 to automatically erase dust spots.
Unprecedented Reliability and Durability
The entire body of the EOS-1D Mark III, including its internal chassis and mirror box, is
made of an advanced magnesium alloy. Exceptionally strong and rigid, this alloy ensures
dependable camera performance. At the same time, it makes the camera lighter for
improved handling and maneuverability. Extensive weatherproofing ensures superior
reliability, even when shooting in harsh environments. Rubber gaskets are used at nearly
every joint and seam— including around the battery compartment cover, memory card
door, and hot shoe—to keep out moisture and dust. The 1D Mark III features an
improved heavy-duty shutter that has been durability tested to 300,000 cycles—the
highest in all autofocus SLR cameras. The camera thus ensures long service life.
Data Security Kit OSK-E3
Canon’s optional
advanced data
verification
hardware/
software kit
for Windows
consists of a
USB card reader/writer, a dedicated original
Data Security Card, and software.
Wireless File Transmitter WFT-E2A
The optional Wireless Transmitter WFT-E2A offers many new features that the professional
photographer will find indispensable. While it retains the best features of the WFT-E1A such as
an Ethernet (hard wired) connection and 802.11 b and g, it now is much easier to set up and use.
◆ The system can verify the originality and
integrity of image data. It can also identify
specific data elements (image pixels, EXIF
text, GPS info, etc.) that have been altered.
◆ Photographers can now encrypt their
image files to prevent unauthorized viewing
or wireless theft. Encrypted images can be
viewed only on personal computers
equipped with the necessary OSK-E3
decoding engine.
Utilizing the onboard connection wizard the WFT-E2A can connect in three ways. In HTML
Server mode up to three users can securely log in to the camera to browse and download selected
images with a standard web browser. PTP connectivity allows the user to easily connect a single
camera to a computer. Of course, FTP transfer is still offered, with simplified connection interface, for secure transmission to a computer on your network or over the internet. USB 2.0
Hi-Speed host capability allows GPS data from many popular receivers to be embedded in EXIF
data as well as allowing the photographer to shoot directly or back up image data
to many commercially available bus powered external storage devices.
The WFT-E2A is much smaller and lighter than its predecessor, allowing full
access to the cameras external sockets while maintaining the weather resistance
and durability of the camera body and offering faster communication between
the camera and the transmitter. It has a small built in antenna capable of wireless
communication at distances up to 150 feet. It is powered by the camera’s battery
reducing the extra equipment the photographer needs to carry.
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EOS-5D • EOS-1DS MARK II • EOS-1D MARK III
EOS-5D
EOS-1Ds Mark II
EOS-1D Mark III
Effective Resolution
12.7 Million Pixels
16.7 Million Pixels
10.1 Million Pixels
LCD Display (Size, Pixels)
2.5˝ TFT, 230,000
2.0˝ TFT, 230,000
3.0˝ TFT, 230,000
JPEG (Fine, Normal)
RAW
RAW+JPEG simultaneous
JPEG (Fine, Normal)
RAW
RAW+JPEG simultaneous
JPEG (DCF 2.0 & Exif 2.21)
RAW (.CR2)
RAW+JPEG simultaneous recording possible
sRGB, Adobe RGB, Monochrome
Six preset Picture Style settings
plus three user-defined custom Picture Style
function with individual adjustments
for sharpness, contrast, saturation
and color tone
Full Color (Five standard color space types
plus two color space types that can be
registered with custom color matrix)
sRGB, Adobe RGB Picture Styles
(Standard, Portrait, Landscape, Neutral
Faithful, Monochrome, 3 user defined)
Supports Canon IS and equivalent lenses
Supports Canon IS and equivalent lenses
Supports Canon IS and equivalent lenses
TTL-CT-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS Sensor
AF System with 9 AF points (plus 6 invisible
Supplemental AF points) and AF-assist Beam
(with Speedlite 580EX and 430EX)
TTL-AREA-SIR with AF-dedicated
CMOS Sensor with 45 AF points
(Area AF)
TTL-AREA-SIR AF-dedicated CMOS sensor
(19 cross-type AF points plus 26 Assist
AF points)
100-1600
ISO speed can be expanded to
ISO 50 and 3200
100-1600
ISO speed can be expanded to
ISO 50 and 3200
100-3200
ISO speed can be expanded to
ISO 50 and 6400 (via C.Fn I-3)
30 - 1/8000
30 - 1/8000
30 - 1/8000
✓
✓
✓
TTL metering with 35-zone SPC;
Evaluative metering (link to all AF points),
Partial metering (approx. 8% of viewfinder),
Spot metering (approx. 3.5% of viewfinder),
Center-weighted average metering
21-zone TTL full aperture metering;
Evaluative metering (linkable to any
AF point), Partial metering (approx. 8.5%
of viewfinder at center), Spot metering
(Center spot metering, AF point-linked
spot metering, Multi-spot metering
(Max. 8 spot metering entries)),
Center-weighted averaged metering
63-zone TTL full aperture metering
(Evaluative, Partial, Spot, Center-weighted
average) with a Metering Range of
EV 0-20 (ISO 100)
Dedicated Hot Shoe, PC terminal
Dedicated Hot Shoe, PC terminal
TTL Hot Shoe & PC Socket
E-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite
E-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite
E-TTL II autoflash with EX-series Speedlite
1/200 second
1/250 second
1/300 second with EOS Speedlites
1/250 max. with other shoe-mount flashes
1/60 with studio strobes
0.2 seconds
0.3 second
0.2 seconds
0.0075 seconds
0.055 second
0.055 seconds
Image File Formats
Color Modes
Optical Image Stabilization
Focus Type
Exposure Control
Selectable
Shutter Speed (seconds)
Mirror Lock-Up
Exposure Metering
External Flash Connection
External Flash Control
Max Flash Synchronization Speed
Start-Up Time
Shutter Lag
Time Between Shots
Burst Capability
Compatible Memory Cards
Computer Interface
Direct Print Capability
Battery Type
Power Adapter
Dimensions (HxWxD) (Body Only)
Weight (Body Only)
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Less than 0.4 seconds
Less than 1 second
Less than 1 second (single mode)
3 fps Continuous up to 60 frames
4 fps up to 32 shots
High-speed continuous: 10 fps
CompactFlash (CF) Card (Type I & II)
CompactFlash (CF) Card (Type I & II)
Secure Digital (SD) card
CompactFlash (CF) Card (Type I & II)
Secure Digital (SD/SDHC) Memory Card
USB 2.0
FireWire for computers,
USB for direct printing
USB 2.0
CP Direct, Inkjet direct,
PictBridge
PictBridge, CP Direct,
Bubble Jet Direct
PictBridge
BP-511A Lithium-Ion
compatible with CR2016 Lithium Battery
for backup power
NP-E3 NiMH Battery Pack
LP-E4 Li-ion
CA-570 Compact Power Adapter (optional)
DCK-E1 DC-Coupler Kit
ACK-E4 AC Adapter Kit (included)
4.4 x 6.0 x 3.0˝
6.2 x 6.1 x 3.1˝
6.2 x 6.1 x 3.1˝
28.6 oz.
42.9 oz.
40.7 oz.
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Batteries and Chargers
Remote Control Accessories
Portable
Wall Charger
Vertical Grip/Battery Holder
These accessories are handy for taking pictures of subjects that are difficult
to approach, or to minimize vibration for close-ups and time exposure.
LC-5 Wireless Controller (CALC5S)
An infrared strobe-type wireless control system with
a maximum range of 330´ (several sets can be linked
together for further extension.)
Compact
Dual Bay Charger
◆ There are 4 control modes: single exposure,
BP-511A Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
(CABP511A): For the EOS-5D (repl.) ............49.95
Compact AC Power Adapter (CACAPS700): For
the EOS-5D .................................................59.95
Charger (CACB5L): For BP-511A (repl.)......39.95
Dual Battery Charger (CACG570): For BP-511A
batteries. Requires Compact AC Adapter ..89.95
Portable Wall Charger (CACG580): For BP-511A
battery..........................................................59.95
Compact Dual Bay Charger (CACAPS400): For
BP-511A batteries. Note: The charger will only
charge one battery at a time .......................99.95
Vertical Grip/Battery Holder (CABGE4): For the
EOS-5D. Holds two BP-511A battery packs to
offer double-length shooting time or six AA
batteries as a power backup when on location.
The vertical shutter release makes shooting
with the camera in a vertical position just as
comfortable as shooting horizontally ......219.95
Compact AC Adapter (CACA570): For the
EOS-5D (and charger for BP-511A when used
with the Dual Battery Charger)..................89.95
continuous exposure, test and 3.5-second delay.
◆ 2-stage switch enables individual control of
IMP. 369.95/USA 399.95
metering and shutter release.
◆ Three transmitter channels are available, as well as an “All” position for operating
several cameras from an individual transmitter via multiple receivers.
◆ The receiver can be mounted on the camera hot shoe, but the set also comes
supplied with a mounting bracket that leaves the hot shoe free for a flash.
◆ Powered by 8 AA Alkaline, Nicad or NiMH rechargeable batteries (4 for transmitter
and 4 for receiver).
Remote Switch RS-80N3 (CARS80N3): Remote switch with a 2.6´ cord to prevent camera
shake for super telephoto shots, macro photography, and bulb exposures. It works just
like a shutter button, enabling halfway or complete pressing. It also has a shutter
release lock. Quick-lock connects to the cameras remote control socket.................49.95
Timer Remote Controller (CATC80N3): Remote switch with a 2.6´ cord, a self-timer,
interval timer, long-exposure, and exposure-count setting feature. The timer can be set
anywhere from 1 sec. to 99 hours, 59 min, 59 sec. A dial enables you to easily enter the
numeric settings with a single thumb. The LCD panel can also be illuminated....132.95
Extension Cord ET-1000N3 (CAET1000N3): 33´ extension cord for connecting the
EOS-5D/1Ds Mark II with the Timer Remote Controller or Remote Switch...........74.95
Remote Switch 60-T3 (CARS60T3): An electronic
cable release handy for taking pictures of subjects
that are difficult to approach, or to minimize
vibration for close-ups and time exposure. Fitted
with a 2´ cord and 3-pin terminal for independent
control of light metering and shutter release.
(Requires Remote Switch Adapter RA-N3) .....41.95
Remote Switch Adapter RA-N3 (CARAN3): This adapter allows the Remote Switch
60-T3 to be used on the EOS-5/1Ds Mark II .............................................................43.95
AC Adapter/DC
Coupler Kit
Fast Dual Battery
Charger/Discharger
NP-E3 Rechargeable NiMH Battery (CANPE3):
For EOS-1Ds Mark II (repl.) ....................119.95
Fast Dual Battery Charger/Discharger
(CANCE2): For NP-E3 battery (repl.) ........ 319.95
AC Adapter/DC Coupler Kit (CADCKE1): For
the EOS-1Ds Mark II ................................109.95
Cable Release Adapter T3 (CACRAT3): This adapter accepts a conventional mechanical
cable release, and allows it to be used on the EOS-5/1Ds Mark II (via their electronic
T3-type remote control socket) ..................................................................................27.50
Extension Cord ET-1000T3 (CAEC1000T3)
33´ cable can be used to extend any other T3-type accessory ...................................34.95
WFT-E1A Wireless LAN File Transmitter (CAWFTE1)
For the EOS-5D and EOS-1Ds Mark II....................................................................999.95
ERA-E1: Extended Range Antenna (CAERAE1)
For the WFT-E1 Wireless Transmitter. Works up to 150 meters.............................199.95
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EOS-1DS MARK II • EOS-1D MARK III
FOCUSING SCREENS FOR EOS-1DS MARK II & EOS-1D MARK III
Ec-A Microprism (CAFSAE1)
Matte field with microprism focusing spot in the center. Used for general
photography with all lenses, best results obtained when using an aperture
of f/5.6 or faster......................................................................................32.95
Ec-A Microprism
Ec-B New Split (CAFSBE1)
Matte field with split-image focusing spot in the center. Used for general
photography with all lenses...................................................................32.95
Ec-H Laser-Matte with Scale
Ec-C III Laser-Matte (CAFSCE1V)
Matte screen with an outer AF ellipse and an inner spot metering reference
circle. Compatible with all EF lenses ....................................................32.95
Ec-D Laser-Matte with Selections (CAFSDE1)
Matte field with sections. Grid lines assist in determining accurate
picture composition. Especially suited for close-up photography or
copy work using EF macro lenses. Can also be used for general
photography with all lenses...................................................................32.95
Ec-B New Split
Ec-H Laser-Matte with Scale (CAFSHE1)
Matte field with vertical and horizontal scales marked in millimeters.
Effective for close-up and photomicrography. Useful in determining
magnification ratios and composition. Use with all lenses .................32.95
Ec-I Laser Matte/Double Cross
Ec-I Laser Matte with Double Cross-Hair Reticle (CAFSIE1)
Matte field with clear center spot containing double cross-hair reticle.
Focusing is possible using the floating image of the central cross-hair.
Use for photomicrography and astrophotography ..............................32.95
Ec-D Laser-Matte with Selections
Ec-L Cross-Split Image (CAFSLE1)
Matte field with cross-split image in the center, which divides the subject
in half both vertically and horizontally for accurate manual focusing.
Used for general photography with all lenses, best results obtained when
using an aperture of f/5.6 or larger .......................................................32.95
Ec-L Cross-Split Image
Ec-N Bright Laser-Matte (CAFSNE3)
Approximately 1/2 stop brighter than the standard Ec-C III Laser-Matte
screen, this screen features an outer AF ellipse that defines the coverage
of the 45 AF points, and an inner spot and FEL metering reference circle.
Compatible with all EF lenses. ..............................................................32.95
Ec-1Ds with square format lines
Ec-1Ds with 4x5/8x10 crop lines
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Ec-R Overall Bright Laser-Matte (CAFSRE1NRS)
This screen compensates for decreased viewfinder brightness due to the
low reflection factor of the pellicle mirror. It is about 1/2-stop brighter
but otherwise similar to the Ec-CIII focusing screen .........................32.95
Ec-1Ds Crop Line Focusing Screet Set (CAFSECCL1DS)
Consists of two screens, one delineating a square format and the other a
4x5/8x10 format. The Crop Lines set is comprised of screens with the
aspect ratio area marked with a thin border. Based on the Ec-CIII, but
incorporate a crop line to aid in shooting to a fixed aspect ratio. Both
screens are otherwise identical to the standard screen and no adjustment
is required for proper ambient or flash metering. .............................119.95
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Ec-N Bright Laser-Matte
Ec-R Overall Bright Laser Matte
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EOS-5D • EOS-1DS MARK II • EOS-1D MARK III
VIEWING ACCESSORIES
For more customization, many of Canon’s EOS cameras are compatible with a vast choice of eyecups, diopter lenses
and more for greater versatility in a number of shooting situations.
Eyecup Eb (CAECEB):
Provides cushioning and
shields stray light. This
eyecup is a replacement
for the EOS-5D .................................11.95
Eyecup Ec-II (CAEC2)
For soft eye contact even
when wearing glasses.
It fits onto all film and
digital EOS 1 series cameras, and is a
replacement for the EOS-1Ds ..........14.95
Rubber Frame Eb (CAFEB)
Replaces the standard
eyecup when used with
Dioptric Adjustment
Lens E. For the EOS-5D......................9.95
Rubber Frame Ec (CAFEC)
Replaces the standard
eyecup when used with
Dioptric Adjustment
Lens E. For the EOS-1Ds
Mark II and EOS-1D Mark III .........14.95
Rubber Eyecup Eg
Replacement eyecup for
the EOS-1D Mark III.
EP-EX15 Eyepiece Extender (CAEPEX15)
Designed for the EOS-1v,
the EP-EX15 extends
the eyepiece by 5/8˝
(15mm) from the
camera body and reduces viewfinder
magnification by 30%. Useful for eyeglass
wearers to prevent the tip of the nose
from touching the camera body.......17.95
Anti-Fog Eyepiece Ec (CAEPAFE1)
This eyepiece uses
specially treated
advanced-process
glass, which prevents
condensation or
fogging. Designed for use in warm and
humid or cold weather, when fogging is
most likely to occur...........................39.95
Angle Finder C (CAFAC)
Lets you adjust the viewing
angle, while providing a
2.5x magnification for
critical focusing, or a
full-screen image (1.25x)
that includes exposure
data. Provided with built-in dioptric
adjustment. Includes Ec-C & Ed-C
adapters to fit any EOS camera ......179.95
DVK-E2 Data Verification Kit (CADVKE2)
Used with
the EOS-5D
and EOS-1Ds
Mark II, the
DVK-E2 can
prove it’s
images are
unaltered, original files. Consisting of a
dedicated memory card, a Secure Mobile
(SM) card reader, and special software
for Windows 2000/XP, the DVK-E2 is
able to verify that image files from EOS-5D
and EOS-1Ds Mark II are absolutely
unaltered. The system is so precise, that
even the slightest discrepancy is detected.
This may well be a landmark for digital
imaging in law enforcement and other
documentary uses.
When the EOS-5D and EOS-1Ds Mark
II user shoots with the verification
system activated (P.Fn-31), a code is
automatically generated based on the
image contents and attached to the
image. When the image is viewed, the
data verification software determines the
code for the image and compares it with
the attached code. If the photo has been
retouched in any way, the codes will not
match, thus verifying that the image is
not the original ...............................699.95
DIOPTER ADJUSTMENT LENSES
These Dioptric Adjustment Lenses provide near and far-sighted users a clear viewfinder image without their glasses. Available in ten types from +3 to
-4 dpt to match your eyesight. Each type fits into the eyepiece holders of the indicated EOS models for convenient use and comfortable fit.
For EOS-5D and EOS-1Ds Mark II
+2 Lens E (CADP2E).............13.95
0 Lens E (CAD0E) .................13.95
For EOS-1D Mark III
0 Lens Eg................................Call
+3 Lens Eg .............................Call
+1.5 Lens E (CADP1.5E) .......13.95
-2 Lens E (CADM2E).............13.95
+2 Lens Eg .............................Call
-0.5 Lens Eg ...........................Call
+1 Lens E (CADP1E).............13.95
-3 Lens E (CADM3E).............13.95
+1.5 Lens Eg ...........................Call
-2 Lens Eg ..............................Call
+0.5 Lens E (CADP.5E) .........13.95
-4 Lens E (CADM4E).............13.95
+1 Lens Eg .............................Call
-3 Lens Eg ..............................Call
+0.5 Lens Eg ..........................Call
-4 Lens Eg ..............................Call
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FLASHES & ACCESSORIES
SPEEDLITE 220EX
Designed for automatic operation only, the
220EX features E-TTL evaluative pre-stored
flash exposure control, FE Lock and FP Flash
(High Speed Sync) for flash photography up
to top shutter speed. When in E-TTL mode,
flash exposure is measured and controlled by
the camera. Subject position, ambient light
level, evaluative metering and pre-flash data
are instantly analyzed, including backlighting
or reflections. Runs on 4 AA batteries (alkaline, lithium or nicad).
◆ Recycling Time: 0.1 to 4.5 sec.; Flash Capacity: 250 to 1700
◆ Flash Range: 2.3 ft./0.7m to 63 ft./22m (ISO 100)
Speedlite 220EX (CA220EX) ............................IMP. 114.95 / USA 119.95
SPEEDLITE 430EX
Powerful yet affordable, the E-TTL-compatible
430EX is designed to unlock your creative
capabilities while still maintaining exceptional
ease of use. It features a fully swiveling bounce
head that automatically zooms over a range of
24-105mm, while wireless E-TTL compatibility
permits it to function as a “slave” triggered by a
580EX; ST-E2, or MR-14EX/ MT-24EX.
◆ Guide Number 141 (ISO 100, feet) at 105mm; 101 at 35mm setting
◆ Wide-angle pull-down panel covers 14mm lens (full-frame camera)
◆ Bounce upward to 90°; swivel right (to 90°) and left (to 180°)
◆ Auto conversion of flash zoom coverage with compatible digital SLRs
◆ White balance info sent instantly to compatible digital SLRs
◆ Full E-TTL flash operation including high-speed FP sync mode, and
FE Lock (spot / partial flash metering)
◆ Six flash custom functions built in (set on rear LCD panel)
◆ 14% lighter and approx. 25% smaller than the 580EX II
Speedlite 430EX (CA430EX) ...............................IMP. 234.95 / USA 239.95
ST-E2 SPEEDLITE TRANSMITTER
A master control device for a wireless flash
system, the ST-E2 eliminates the need for
any connecting wires. Mounted as a clip-on
with shoe lock lever and locking pin, the
ST-E2’s dedicated transmitter controls an
unlimited number of 430EX or 580EX II
Speedlites as slave units up to 33´ away outdoors and 49.5´ outdoors. Sets and controls all functions of the slave
units. Flash rations, for example, are controllable between two groups
of 430EX and/or 580EX II Speedlites, over a six-stop range.
ST-E2 Speedlite Transmitter (CASTE2) ...........................................209.95
MR-14EX MACRO RING LITE
Dramatically enhance your
$
44995
close-up and macro capabilities.
It incorporates E-TTL autoflash
control to achieve more natural
flash pictures. In addition to
Guide Number 14/46 (at ISO
100, m/ft.), photographers can
take advantage of high-speed
sync (FP flash), flash exposure
lock (FEL), flash exposure bracketing (FEB), and variable power
manual flash. Circular twin flash tubes can fire at even power, or varied
between them over a six-stop range, and one or more 550EX Speedlites
can be used as wireless slaves along with the MR-14EX.
MR-14EX and MT-24 EX Common Features
◆ Attach directly to EF 50mm f/2.5, 100mm f/2.8, and MP-E 65mm
Macrophoto Lenses (can also be used with EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro
USM via Macrolite Adapter 72C). Illuminated LCD panel for easy
flash settings in any lighting condition.
◆ Incandescent focusing lamps and two forms of modeling flash
permit preview of lighting effects.
◆ Powered by AA-size alkaline, lithium, nicad and NiMH batteries.
They can also accept optional external battery packs (Canon
Compact Battery Pack CP-E2 and Transistor Pack E).
MT-24EX MACRO TWIN LITE
Gives closeup, nature,
and macro
enthusiasts
a different
option in
$
macro
64995
lighting— a
directional quality of light, as opposed to the rather “flat” character
of the traditional ring lite. Two separate flash heads can be swiveled
around the lens, can be aimed separately, and even removed from their
holder and mounted off-camera. The MT-24EX is fully E-TTL
compatible with all EOS bodies and even allows wireless E-TTL flash
control with one or more 550EX and/or 420EX “slave units”. Provides
easy ratio control of each flash head’s output, over a six-stop range.
◆ Each head can be rotated around lens in an 80° arc, swiveled
inward/outward over a 90° arc, and up/down over a 90° arc.
◆ Each head is removable, and has both a standard shoe-mount and
1/4-20 tripod socket at the base to facilitate mounting off-camera.
◆ Powerful guide number (72 ft/22m) allows smaller apertures and
greater depth-of-field when necessary.
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FLASHES & ACCESSORIES
SPEEDLITE 580EX II
Replacing the popular Speedlite 580EX, the new Speedlite 580EX II
Flash features a host of improvements, including a metal hot shoe
with an improved locking mechanism for added durability, an
external metering sensor for non-TTL automatic flash exposure
control and a PC socket for use with non-dedicated slave triggers.
It is also designed to match with the EOS-1D Mark III in terms of
improved dust- and water-resistance, body strength, and the ability
to control flash functions and settings from the camera menu
(EOS-1D Mark III only). Other features include improved
communication reliability through its direct contacts, 20% faster
recycling time than the 580EX and is completely inaudible.
Speedlite Cord
Off-Camera Shoe Cord 2 (CASC2OC)
Allows you to use your Speedlite off
camera (up to 2´) while maintaining
all on-camera flash functions......49.95
Canon’s flagship Speedlite, the 580EX II is a powerful flash with a maximum guide number of
191 at ISO 100 in feet (at 105mm), it offers more consistent color, and enhanced controls that all
photographers, especially those who shoot digital, will find useful.
It is compatible with Canon’s E-TTL II auto exposure, which utilizes subject distance and
other information to automatically modify flash power, when it used with a compatible Canon
camera and lens. Ideal for photographers that shoot high contrast or reflective subjects, like
those encountered in wedding photography.
For intuitive control, the 580EX II’s control dial, SET button and high-speed sync/shutter curtain
synchronization button put all major functions at the photographer’s fingertips. A new AF-assist
beam is better matched to the different focusing point arrangements of various EOS SLRs.
Flash head swivels 180° in both directions, while a single release lock controls tilt and swivel
adjustments. Wide-angle diffuser covers a 14mm focal length, and a catchlight reflector provides
optimal lighting quality during bounce-flash photography. For convenience, 14 custom functions
allow maximum control over various flash functions such as recycling with external power.
Fully compatible with all EOS SLRs, the Speedlite 580EX II is gasketed for dust and moisture
resistance, making it possible for users of EOS-1 class digital SLRs and many L-series EF lenses to
use flash safely when shooting in dusty or wet environments.
Speedlite 580EX II (CA580EX) ........................................................................IMP. CALL / USA 499.95
Optional Battery Packs for Canon Speedlites
CP-E3 Compact Battery Pack (CACPE3)
Accepts 8AA-size alkaline, nicad or lithium batteries (for all
Speedlites except the 220EX) ................................................139.95
Transistor Pack E (CATPE)
External battery pack for all Speedlites except the 220EX. Powered
with the included Battery Magazine TP (which holds six C-size
alkalines), or the optional rechargeable Nicad Pack TP. Includes
Battery Magazine TP and Connecting Cord ET ..................141.95
Transistor Pack E NiCd Set (CATPENS)
Includes NiCd Pack TP, Nicad Charger TP
and Connecting Cord ET (for all Speedlites
except the 220EX) ...............................249.95
NiCd Pack TP (CABPNTP): For Transistor
Pack E. Requires NiCd Charger TP....109.95
NiCd Charger TP (CACTP): For NiCd Pack
TP. Charges in 15 hours........................53.95
Battery Magazine TP (CABMTP)
Replacement battery insert for the Canon
Transister Pack E. Holds six C-size alkaline
batteries .................................................26.95
Camera Straps
Neck Strap L4 (CAL4)
For the EOS-1Ds Mark II and
EOS-1D Mark III.........................19.95
Neck Strap L3 (CASNL3)
For the EOS-1Ds Mark II and
EOS-1D Mark III ............................22.50
EW-100 Wide
Camera Strap
1.5˝ wide strap
designed to carry
the EOS-1Ds
Mark II and
EOS-1D Mark
III or other
cameras safely and comfortably.
It is available in Marble and Blue
(CASWMBE), Red (CASWRE) and Black
(CASWBE) color............................14.95
E1 Hand Strap (CASHE1)
Designed for
cameras that have
a built-in power
booster or grip, or
where an optional
power booster or extension grip has
been added, the E1 Hand Strap adds
security to hand-holding the camera.
The strap attaches with one end to the
eyelet at the top of the camera, and
the other end to the eyelet in the base
of the booster/grip. Requires the
BG-E2 Battery Grip .....................22.95
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EF-S LENSES
The Canon Digital Rebel XT/XTi, EOS 20D and EOS 30D incorporate APS-C sized sensors, which gives
the focal length of EF-S lenses a 1.6x magnification effect over 35mm film format. Therefore, the focal
length of an 18-55mm, for example, is equivalent to 29-88mm in the 35mm film format. The
more compact size of the APS-C sensor means the camera’s reflex mirror can also be smaller,
making it possible to bring the back of the lens closer to the image sensor. The ‘S’ in the EF-S
nomenclature stands for ‘short back focus’, which describes the system. By optimizing the
EF-S lens coatings, Canon's engineers have effectively minimized the chance of flare and
ghosting which are more prone to occur with digital cameras than with film cameras. The
coatings reduce reflections off the rear of the lens to deliver crisp, undistorted digital images.
The drive pattern of the lenses has been tailored to specifically match that of the Digital Rebel
XT/XTi, EOS 20D and EOS 30D , for quiet, precise and fast auto focus.
The lenses incorporates an EMD (electromagnetic diaphragm), which in the widest apertures
employs an almost perfectly circular barrel aperture. This provides the best blur effect in situations where the photographer is
deliberately working with a small depth of field to isolate the subject.
While the Digital Rebel XT/XTi, EOS 20D and EOS 30D are compatible with the more than 60 EF lenses, the EF-S lenses will
only fit them. A white lens mount index (in addition to the traditional red marking) differentiates these lens from other EF
lenses and a rear rubber ring prevents any damage in the event that an inadvertent attempt is made to mount the EF-S lens
on any other camera.
MACRO LENS
EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
(CA6028MEF)
A thoroughly modern design that's optimized for the EOS 20D/30D and Digital Rebel XT/XTi, the
EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro is equivalent to a 96mm lens on a 35mm camera, with a floating optical
system that can focus down to full life-size (1:1) magnification. Inner focusing, driven by a silent and
powerful ring-type USM, means the lens’ overall length never changes during focus. This lens is a
wonderful multi-purpose lens that's equally at home shooting macro shots, portraits or available-light
photos. Filter size is 62mm .................................................................................IMP. 374.95 / USA 384.95
EXTENSION TUBES
EF-12 II and EF-25 II Extension Tubes
(CA )
Extension tubes are commonly used for macro photography and sometimes for closeup portraits.
The result of using extension tubes is that the distance from the back of the lens to the film surface is
longer, which means you can take photographs at shorter distances to the subject. Fully compatible
with Canon Digital EF-S lenses, as well as standard photo EF and TS-E lenses, the Extension Tube
EF 12 II is especially suited for close-focusing with wide-angle lenses. Compatible with all lenses,
except 15mm f/2.8 fisheye, 14mm f/2.8L and MP-E 65mm f/2.8. The Extension Tube EF 25 II is
recommended for lenses with a focal length of 50mm and up (EF-S 18-55mm) can be used at
middle and tele zoom settings).
Extension Tube EF 12 II (CAETEF12Q) ........79.95
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ZOOM LENSES
EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
(CA102235EF)
This exciting new zoom lens provides ultra wide-angle coverage to the EOS 20D/30D and Digital Rebel
XT/XTi shooter. Equivalent to a 16-35mm zoom, it offers excellent performance and optics designed from
the ground-up for digital SLR use. Three aspherical lens elements, plus a Super-UD element, assure image
quality. Its ring-type USM means fast and silent AF along with full-time manual focus. It focuses as close
as 9.5˝ filling the frame with subjects as small as 3.6 x 5.4˝. Inner focusing system (no front element
rotation); length doesn’t change if zoomed. Electronic diaphragm -- manually-set apertures stay constant
from f/4.5 thru f/22. Filter size is 77mm.
EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM ..................................................................................IMP. 674.95 / USA 689.95
EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM
(CA175528EF)
This standard zoom lens has a large circular aperture that produces a shallow depth-of-field,
creating background blur that draws attention to the photographic subject. The lens construction
includes UD and aspherical elements, which deliver impressive image quality throughout the entire
zoom range. Image Stabilizer lens groups shift to compensate for camera movement so that the
image appears steady on the image plane, ensuring clear, crisp images, even in dim light. With a
Ring-type USM, inner focusing and new AF algorithms, this lens achieves autofocus quickly and
quietly, and with full-time mechanical manual focusing, manually adjusting the focus is possible
even in AF mode. Filter size is 77mm.
EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM ...........................................................................IMP. 979.95 / USA 999.95
EF-S 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS USM
(CA178545EF)
Equivalent to a 28-135mm lens, this compact and lightweight 5x zoom lens brings true wide-angle to
tele coverage to EOS 20D/30D and Digital Rebel XT/XTi shooters. It has Canon's Image Stabilization
system, allowing safe hand-holding at speeds up to three stops slower than otherwise possible. And
of course, it's optically optimized for digital SLRs. A ring-type USM means both fast and silent AF, as
well as full-time manual focus when in the AF mode. Close-focus to 1.15-ft. and at 135mm fill the
frame with a subject only 3 x 4.4˝. Aspheric element with two aspherical surfaces utilized provide
excellent optical quality. Circular aperture design offers natural highlights, even stopped down two
stops. Non-rotating front element; lens length does not change during focusing. Filter size is 67mm.
EF-S 17-85mm f4-5.6 IS USM..........................................................................IMP. 499.95 / USA 515.00
EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 USM
(CA185535EF)
A standard zoom exclusively for the EOS 20D/30D and Digital Rebel XT/XTi shooter, the EF-S
18-55mm lens offer a focal length equivalent of approximately 28-90mm focal length. It is compact
and ultra-lightweight with an impressive close-focusing ability of 0.9´. Weighing in at just 6 oz. and
measuring only 2.5˝ in length, the EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 USM produces exceptional image
quality in an ultra-compact package. It features Canon’s exclusive Micro USM II focusing motor
technology for swift and silent AF, and optimized coating for digital imaging sensor to minimize
ghost images and flare. Filter size is 58mm.
EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 USM ....................................................................................................139.95
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EF LENSES
EF lenses fuse state-of-the-art
electronics with mechanical precision,
and optical excellence. The fully
electronic EF lens mount is unique
among 35mm SLR cameras, operating
silently with unmatched reliability
due to the complete elimination of
mechanical couplings. Every EF
lens contains its own custom-designed
autofocus motor and microprocessor.
Many utilize Canon’s exclusive
Ultrasonic Motor (USM) technology.
Canon is also a leader in the use of aspherical lens elements, fluorite crystal, Ultra-low dispersion (UD) glass and other
advanced optical technologies. Uniformly high optical performance results from the extensive use of exclusive Canon-developed
manufacturing techniques in Canon’s own factories, the world’s largest for 35mm cameras and lenses.
Fully Electronic Mount System
In designing the EF lens mount, Canon engineers
gave a lot more than just a way to quickly attach a
lens to a camera body. The fully electronic mount
system has none of the shock, operational noise,
abrasion, slow response or design restrictions
related to linkage mechanisms used to transfer
data. Instead, about 50 items of information are
exchanged as digital signals between the lens and
camera in real time. This enables high-speed and
precision control as well as improved reliability.
◆ Quiet, high-speed, high-precision AF from
fisheye to super telephoto since the optimum
actuator can be incorporated into each lens.
◆ Quiet, high-precision aperture, or digital
diaphragm control.
Inner and Rear Focusing
An inner focusing lens has the focusing lens group(s) in front of the diaphragm, while a
rear focusing lens has the focusing lens group(s) behind. Both systems allow the focusing
lens group to be small. This minimizes the load on the actuator which drives the
autofocus. In turn, the AF speed is faster. The whole optical system can also be made
more compact. And, since the lens doesn’t rotate during focusing, the effects of a circular
polarizer or gel filter remain intact.
Floating System
Ordinary lenses (non-zoom) are designed to give the best results when the correction
of aberrations is most effective. This is usually at the most commonly-used focusing
distances. At other focusing distances especially at the closest focusing distance,
aberrations tend to appear. Canon’s floating system suppresses aberrations at close
focusing distances. The system adjusts the gap between certain lens elements in
correspondence to the focusing distance, effectively correcting the aberration. The result
is high image quality with aberrations suppressed at all focusing distances.
◆ Allows the aperture to be stopped down to preview
depth of field and helps increase shooting speed
by keeping the aperture stopped down during
continuous shooting sequences.
◆ Permits fully automatic diaphragm control with
Canon tilt-shift TS-E lenses.
Built-In Motor and EMD
EF lenses have a built-in AF motor for driving energy with lower transmission loss. The
lenses also have an EMD (Electromagnetic Diaphragm) to electronically control the
aperture with unmatched precision. The aperture can be set either with an electronic
dial or with the electronic pulse signal sent according to the exposure reading.
◆ Using variable-aperture zoom lenses, any manually
set f/stop (except for maximum aperture) is
maintained throughout the zoom range.
◆ Automatic compensation and display of
the
change in the lens’ effective F-number when an
extender is mounted between lens and camera.
◆ Self-test system using the lens’ built-in micro-
computer warns of malfunctions through the
camera’s LCD to help ensure high reliability.
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Full-Time Manual Focusing
EF lenses have very high AF precision, quickly achieving optimum focus in almost any
shooting situation. Most are also equipped with Canon’s full-time manual focusing mode
to make picture-taking even more flexible. Lenses with this feature let you switch to
manual while in AF mode—overriding the autofocus mode. You can keep looking through
the viewfinder and touch up the focus manually without switching the focus mode switch.
Two type of manual focusing: Electronic manual where the rotation amount of the
focusing ring is detected and the focusing motor is driven electronically. Or, mechanical
focusing, where the rotation of the focusing ring adjusts the focus mechanically.
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Image Stabilizer
Canon has developed a series of truly unique lenses equipped with an
Image Stabilizer (IS) function that let you capture photos that would
otherwise be blurred due to camera movement, greatly expanding the
range of handheld-camera photography.
To get sharp images when taking handheld pictures, the general rule of
thumb is to set the shutter speed to 1/1 over the focal length, or the
closest available setting on your camera. (i.e. 1/60 sec. with a 50mm lens,
1/250 sec. with a 200mm lens, 1/500 sec. with a 500mm lens and so on.)
Generally, this is no problem, if all your pictures are taken outdoors on a
bright, sunny day. But blurred pictures due to camera shake become
more of a problem when taking pictures in dim light - at dusk, indoors,
on a cloudy day. And the chance of getting blurred pictures is greater
when using longer focal length lenses that magnify the image and any
associated movement.
To overcome these problems, Canon developed the world’s first SLR lens
with a built-in image stabilizer. Electronic signals emitted by vibrationdetecting gyro sensors are used to move the image-stabilizing lens group
in parallel along the optical axis, providing clear picture quality at all
times. Actual shooting tests result in improvement equivalent to using a
shutter speed two steps faster. In many shooting situations where you are
not allowed to use a tripod or flash, such as art museums and concert
halls, Canon IS lenses are your ticket to sharper pictures.
Ultrasonic Motors (USM)
In order to achieve critical autofocus, the elements within a camera
lens have to move quickly, quietly, and with exacting precision. To
accomplish this, Canon developed the world’s first lens-based Ultrasonic
Motor (USM). Based on a totally new technology, the motor spins by
ultrasonic oscillation energy. In effect, instead of a large, noisy drivetrain system, electronic vibrations created by a piezoelectric ceramic
element power the mechanical action of the lens. In a very broad
comparison, it's like the difference between a mechanical watch with
gears and springs and quartz-timed watch movement. Therefore, torque
is constant and start and stop functions virtually instantaneous.
By making the autofocus operation almost inaudible and by accelerating
the autofocus speed, this type of motor greatly expands the shooting
possibilities for Canon photographers. There is virtually no whining
noise as the lens focuses to distract the subject or draw attention to the
photographer. Most important for the photographer in the field, the
motor draws minimal power so the camera batteries last longer.
Ring-Type USM
Micro USM
You’ll find two types of Canon Ultrasonic Motors
in the camera lens system, each optimized for
maximum efficiency and effectiveness. Ring-type
USM-equipped lenses, found in large aperture and
super telephoto designs, allow manual focusing
without switching out of the auto mode. It’s a
direct-drive system that provides all the above
advantages. Micro USM designs bring the
performance benefits of Canon's USM technology
to a wide assortment of affordable EF lenses.
Extremely compact and light, this USM is even
used on lenses as small as the EF 28-90mm and
EF 22-55mm.
Whenever you have an image in mind, you must choose a lens
which can put that image on film. And whatever that image may
be, you can be sure that Canon has the lens you need. Whether it
is a 15mm fisheye or a 600mm super telephoto, all Canon lenses
feature the finest materials (especially the L-series lenses) and
technologies. They include fluorite, UD glass, aspherical lenses,
lens-based Ultrasonic Motors, inner and rear focusing, Image
Stabilizers, and a fully-electronic interface.
L-Series Lenses
Canon lenses are renowned for
their performance and optical
quality. And no lenses have a
better reputation among
professional photographers
than Canon’s L-series lenses.
Identifiable by a distinctive red
ring around their outer barrel,
these lenses use special optical
technologies including Ultra-low Dispersion UD glass, Super Low
Dispersion glass, Fluorite and Aspherical elements to truly push the
optical envelope.
L-series telephoto lenses utilize Canon’s UD glass to minimize the
effect of chromatic aberration, sometimes called color fringing.
UD glass provides outstanding contrast and sharpness in lenses like the
70-200 f/2.8L IS and 300mm f/4.0L IS. Even more effective are
fluorite elements, used in high-end super-telephoto lenses like the
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS and 400mm f/2.8L IS. A single fluorite element
has the corrective power of two UD glass elements, which gives these
L-series lenses their spectacular performance.
Wide-angle lenses and fast normal focal-length lenses often suffer from
another optical problem, spherical aberration, which causes an overall
softening and optical “smearing” of the image. Canon has developed
four different manufacturing technologies to produce Aspherical lens
elements, which combat this problem. Aspherical optics, which have an
extremely precise variable curvature of one or both sides of a lens element, also allow more compact lens designs and permit lighter lenses
with fewer elements. Combined with Canon’s exclusive multi-coating
technology, Super Spectra Coating, and the attention paid to details
such as anti-reflective material inside of lens barrels, L-series lenses
virtually eliminate internal ghosting and flare.
Many EF telephoto lenses are white, to reduce the amount of internal
heat build-up during long shooting in bright sunlight. And the new
Image Stabilized super-telephoto L-series lenses add extensive
dust-and moisture-resistant seals and gaskets, enabling pros to keep
shooting in the worst conditions.
Canon L-series EF lenses are designed and built to meet the needs of
the most demanding professional photographers. Their superb
optics enable pros and advanced amateurs to have lenses that are the
absolute pinnacle of optical performance, and enable lens/speed
combinations with professional performance simply not attainable
using traditional optical technology.
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F I S H E Y E a n d U LT R A W I D E A N G L E L E N S E S
EF 14mm f/2.8L USM
▼
EF 15mm
f/2.8 Fisheye
(CA1428LEF)
This ultra-wide-angle lens has the shortest focal length in the L-series. Aspherical lens element
corrects distortion and other aberrations such as stigmatism, resulting in ideal image quality. It’s
outstanding for shooting in confined areas and interiors. Floating rear focusing system makes
autofocusing faster, and the lens more compact. Full-time manual focusing lets you switch to
manual focus even in AF mode. The lens also has a fixed petal-type hood and a gelatin filter holder
at the rear. Includes soft case .....................................................................IMP. 1749.95 / USA 1799.95
EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
(CA1528EF)
The 15mm f/2.8 is a fisheye lens with a 180° angle of view for unique and intriguing effects. The
wide depth of field makes it even more interesting. The short minimum focusing distance of 0.7 ft.
gives new meaning to close-up shots. The lens also has a fixed petal-type hood and a gelatin
filter holder at the rear...................................................................................IMP. 559.95 / USA 579.95
▼
EF 14mm
f/2.8L USM
EF 20mm f/2.8 USM
▼
EF 20mm f/2.8
USM
(CA2028EF)
An ultra-wide angle lens for serious applications, the 20mm f/2.8 features a floating rear focusing
system which allows the lens to made more compact (weighs only 14.3 oz.) and makes auto
focusing faster. Full-time manual focusing lets you switch to manual focus even in AF mode.
Filter size is 72mm .........................................................................................IMP. 399.95 / USA 419.95
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WIDE ANGLE LENSES
EF 24mm f/1.4L USM
(CA2414LEF)
The EF 24mm f/1.4L USM is an indispensable tool for news
photographers and photojournalists who require a fast, reliable
and high-quality wide-angle lens. Equipped with spherical and
Ultra-low Dispersion (UD) lens elements, the lens suppresses
distortion and spherical aberrations while dramatically
reducing lateral chromatic aberrations, for sharp pictures with
accurate color reproduction. USM motor delivers high-speed,
silent auto focusing with full-time manual override. Fixed front
lens group means polarizing and special effect filters don’t have
to be adjusted after focusing. Includes LPL-1214 soft lens case
and lens hood. Minimum focusing distance is 9.8˝. Filter size is
77mm ...............................................IMP. 1089.95 / USA 1119.95
EF 24mm f/2.8
(CA2428EF)
Popular wide-angle lens with a large
aperture is good for casual snapshots
as well as perspective shots. Floating
rear focusing system corrects
astigmatism and gives high contrast
and sharp delineation. Filter size is
58mm ..........IMP. 279.95 / USA 289.95
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EF 28mm f/1.8 USM
EF
24mm
f/1.4L USM
EF
24mm
f/2.8
(CA2818EF)
With it’s large maximum aperture, excellent
background blur is possible even with a fast
shutter speed. An aspherical lens element
makes the lens compact, while correcting for
spheric aberrations. Full-time manual focusing
lets you switch to manual even in AF mode.
Filter size is 58mm....IMP. 384.95 / USA 399.95
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28mm f/1.8
USM
EF
28mm
f/2.8
EF 28mm f/2.8
(CA2828EF)
The classic EF 28mm f/2.8 wide angle
lens weighs only 6.5 oz. while offering
a great price-to-performance ratio.
High-precision aspherical lens minimizes
distortion and other aberrations for
sharp and high-contrast images. 52mm
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EF 35mm f/2
(CA352EF)
Popular semi wide-angle lens with a large aperture
features a minimum focusing distance of only 0.8´,
so you can approach the subject closer and still
obtain a natural wide-angle effect. Also achieve
good background blur for portraits. Filter size is
52mm ..............................IMP. 219.95 / USA 229.95
EF 35mm f/2
EF 35mm f/1.4L USM
EF 35mm f/1.4L USM
EF 50mm f/1.8 II
(CA3514LEF)
This lens features a brilliant maximum aperture
of f/1.4, the largest in its class, along with the
superior image quality Canon L-series lenses
deliver. It uses Canon’s advanced floating
mechanism and a polished aspherical lens element
to achieve extremely sharp, distortion free, superb
picture quality from infinity to its closest shooting
distance of 12˝. With ring USM-powered rear
focus, autofocusing is fast and quiet. Full-time
manual focusing lets you switch to manual in AF
mode. Wide focusing ring provides comfortable
manual focus, and the filter ring remains
stationary while using a polarizer. Includes LP1214
soft lens case and EW-78C lens hood. Filter size is
72mm..........................IMP. 1099.95 / USA 1119.95
EF 50mm f/1.2L USM
EF 50mm f/1.8 II
(CA50182EF)
Lightweight and affordable, this 4.6 oz. sharp
lens with a fast f/1.8 aperture is an excellent
first lens for those who prefer a fixed focal
length, and makes an excellent addition to any
photographer’s system for available-light
shooting. A traditional Gauss-type optical
design ensures sharp performance even wide
open, and it focuses as close as 18˝. Filter size
is 52mm........................IMP. 69.95 / USA 74.95
EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
(CA5014EF)
The ultimate “normal” lens in the EF
system. This superb lens is sharp even
wide-open, and of course its f/1.4 speed makes
it perfect for available-light shooting. For
many, it’s an ideal lens to accompany a zoom
when shooting in low-light conditions. Compact and affordable, it’s the only lens in the EF
system to combine the extra-small Micro USM
and still provide full-time manual focusing
when the lens is in the AF mode. 58mm filter
size ........................... IMP. 299.95 / USA 309.95
(CA5012EF)
The fastest autofocus lens in its class, the EF50mm f/1.2L USM lens complements full-frame
cameras like the EOS 5D and EOS-1Ds Mark II while delivering beautiful results on APS-C/H
sized sensor models as well. Every aspect of this lens exudes professional quality from its wide
72mm filter diameter to its dust and moisture sealed construction. A high refraction glass
molded aspherical lens element helps to minimize spherical aberration, which is crucial in
order to provide fine detail and maximum image quality from corner to corner, even when the
lens is used wide open. Full frame digital camera users will especially appreciate the benefits of
the 50mm focal length, when shooting waist-up portraits while maintaining appropriate subject
distance at a wedding.
The large maximum aperture of f/1.2 allows this lens to produce shallow depth of field that
softens the background and makes subjects “pop” out of a portrait. Photographers can also take
advantage of higher shutter speeds to shoot in lower light and help prevent blurring caused by subject movement or camera shake. In
addition to a large aperture, the lens also has blazingly fast autofocus speed and response time, thanks in part to Canon’s ring-type
Ultrasonic Motor (USM), which quietly drives the lens. A full-time manual focus feature allows photographers to fine-tune the sharpness
of their images, even when the lens is set for autofocus.
Canon designed the EF50mm f/1.2L USM to deliver the best possible optical quality while being tough enough to meet the needs of
demanding photographers. Eight lens elements in six groups provide high resolution, while advanced coating suppresses flare and
ghosting. A glass molded (GMO) aspherical element ensures maximum image quality by reducing spherical aberration and linear
distortion. Dust and moisture resistant components in the lens mount, switches, and focus ring help to protect the lens in a wide variety
of shooting conditions. Filter size is 72mm. Includes ES-78 lens hood and LP1214 soft case ...............................IMP. 1399.95 / USA 1399.95
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EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
▼
EF 85mm
f/1.8 USM
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
(CA8518EF)
A very practical medium telephoto lens with
superb delineation and portability, this lens
produces images that are sharp and clear at all
apertures. Specially designed to give beautiful
background blur. Full-time manual focusing.
Filter size is 58mm ....IMP. 329.95 / USA 339.95
▼
EF 85mm
f/1.8 USM
(CA8512LIIEF)
With a large maximum aperture of f/1.2, this is the fastest 85mm lens in its class. Has one
aspherical element and two high-refraction elements to produce sharp images with little flare, even
at maximum aperture. Floating system corrects coma for high image quality. Full-time manual
focusing lets you switch to manual even in AF mode. Includes LP-1219 lens pouch and ES-79II lens
hood. Filter size is 72mm .............................................................................IMP. 1759.95 / USA 1789.95
EF 100mm f/2 USM
(CA1002EF)
An extremely compact lens despite its large
maximum aperture. Floating rear focusing
system makes autofocus faster and helps achieve
sharp, crisp pictures at all apertures. Provides a
background blur that is ideal for portraits.
58mm filter size.........IMP. 374.95 / USA 389.95
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TELEPHOTO LENSES
EF 200mm
f/2.8L II USM (CA20028L2EF)
EF 135mm
f/2L USM (CA1352LEF)
The fastest telephoto in its class, this lens
provides the image quality and performance
required to meet the needs of a wide range
of advanced amateurs and professionals.
A ten element optical formula with two
UD-glass elements serves to correct residual
aberrations, resulting in superb sharpness
and high image quality. Ideal for indoor
sports and portraits, it is also able to obtain
superior background blur with the f/2 wide
aperture. It includes an LP1219 lens case
and an ET-78II lens hood. Filter size is
72mm...................IMP. 869.95 / USA 899.95
EF 200mm
f/2.8L II
USM
EF 135mm
f/2.8 Softfocus (CA13528EF)
A telephoto lens with softfocus capability,
this lens can give you razor-sharp snapshots
as well as softfocus shots that do not look
blurry. Offers a choice of two softfocus
settings. Even in softfocus mode,
autofocusing is quick and accurate. 52mm
filter size...............IMP. 269.95 / USA 279.95
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Built on the success of its predecessor;
the EF 200mm f/2.8L version “II”
employs Canon’s famous rear-focus
telephoto optical design to deliver
outstanding picture quality throughout
its entire shooting range - even at
middle and close distances. This lens
also uses two ultra-low dispersion
(UD) glass elements to ensure maximum
image sharpness and accurate color
fidelity; and Canon’s advanced
ultrasonic focusing motor (USM) and
rear focusing design for silent, high
speed autofocusing. Smooth manual
focusing is accomplished through
Canon’s mechanical manual focusing
system and wide rubber focusing ring
for easy adjustments. Full-time manual
focusing lets you switch to manual even
in AF mode. Compatible with 1.4x and
2x EF extenders. It includes an LP1222
lens case and an ET-83BII lens hood.
Filter size is 72mm.
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SUPER TELEPHOTO LENSES
With the ability to see surpassing the human
eye, a super telephoto lens has the ability to
transform an ordinary scene into an
extraordinary one. It can compress images
and make them look as if they come from
another dimension. It opens up new realms of
photographic expression. All Canon EF super
telephoto lenses are L-series to provide the
highest quality, while the USM delivers quiet
and high-speed autofocusing.
EF 600mm f/4L IS USM
◆ All except the 300/4L and 400/5.6L feature Focus Preset (FP).
With FP you can set the desired focusing distance in memory and
later instantly focus the lens at that distance. Normal shooting and
focusing is possible while FP has been set.
◆ All except the 300/4L and 400/5.6L are highly resistant to dust and
water. Their switch panel, exterior seams, and drop-in filter compartments have rubber linings.
◆ All (except 400/5.6L) have a built-in Image Stabilizer because no
matter how great the lens is, camera shake can spoil the shot. Optical shake is detected by gyro sensors which provide the data necessary to shift the image-stabilizing lens group in parallel to
neutralize the shake. This increases usable shutter speed range by
up to two full stops for hand-held shooting. There are two IS
modes: one for normal image stabilization, one for panned shots.
EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
(CA3004LIEF)
Large f4 aperture makes this lens a great value. All the
features of the EF 300mm f/2.8L except fluorite lens
element, AF Stop and Focus Preset. Built-in hood, includes case. 77mm filter..IMP. 1119.95 / USA 1149.95
EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
(CA40056LEF)
High-performance lens designed for portability and
handling. Includes detachable tripod mount, case,
built-in hood. 77mm ......IMP. 1064.95 / USA 1099.95
to correct chromatic aberrations. Fluorite has abnormally low
refraction and low dispersion characteristics which optical glass
can’t achieve.
◆ In addition to fluorite, they each incorporate two UD (Ultra-Low
Dispersion) glass elements whose properties nearly match those
of fluorite (the effect of two UD-glass elements is equivalent to one
fluorite). The 400/5.6L has a Super UD-glass element which gives
almost the same effect as one fluorite element.
◆ All except the 300/4L and 400/5.6L have an ‘AF Stop’ feature. If
something passes between the camera and subject, the AF-Stop
button momentarily locks the AF to prevent the focus from
shifting to the obstruction passing by. After it is gone, the focus is
maintained so you can quickly resume shooting.
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM
(CA30028LIEF)
(CA40028LISLE)
The standard for professional sports, it is also ideal for
low-light nature and wildlife photography. Full-time
mechanical manual focus, four AF-Stop buttons, and
Focus Pre-set controls. Includes case and lens hood.
52mm (drop-in) filter size .IMP. 6399.95 / USA 6599.95
EF 300mm f/4L IS USM
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
Lightweight with superb balance, this lens is the standard for performance and versatility. The lens barrel
is made of magnesium alloy construction for reduced
weight and improved handling. The rotating tripod
collar can be removed for even more weight reduction. Includes lens case and ET-120 lens hood. Filter
size is 52mm (drop-in) ...IMP. 3849.95 / USA 3899.95
◆ All except the 300/4L and 400/5.6L feature a fluorite lens element
EF 500mm f/4L IS USM
(CA5004LEF)
Favorite of motor sports, wildlife and nature shooters.
Well balanced - less “front heavy” - for superior handling.
Durable, magnesium alloy construction, with improved
control layout. Includes case and lens hood. 52mm
filter (drop-in).....................IMP. 5299.95 / USA5499.95
EF 600mm f/4L IS USM
(CA6004LIEF)
The first 600mm lens with an Image Stabilizer. Same
weather-resistant design as the 300, 400 and 500mm as
well as their less “front-heavy” design, and mechanical
manual focus. Includes lens case and ET-160 lens hood.
52mm filter (drop-in) ........IMP. 6999.95 / USA 7199.95
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EF 400mm f/4L DO IS USM
(CA4004ISEF)
Equipped with Canon’s breakthrough diffractive optics (DO) lens technology, the
400mm f/4 DO is significantly shorter and lighter than previously possible, while
simultaneously improving performance by reducing chromatic aberrations and
spherical aberrations. Fast AF and full-time mechanical focus and dust and
water-resistant construction. Includes lens case and ET-120 lens hood. Filter size is
52mm (drop-in) ...................................................................IMP. 5199.95 / USA 5299.95
Understanding Diffractive Optics: Glass lens elements refract, or bend lightwaves as they pass through it to form an image. Canon uses
multiple elements and special glass to keep the lightwaves like a pinpoint instead of spreading them into the rainbow of color you see when
light passes through a prism. To diffract lightwaves means that the ray goes through a change in direction before passing through the lens.
The change in direction is caused by a diffraction grating — very fine parallel groves or slits on the surface. Canon uses two single-layer
diffractive optical elements whose diffraction gratings are bonded together face-to-face. The diffraction that occurs with Multi-Layer
Diffractive optical elements actually corrects the optical system’s chromatic aberrations and improve the image formation performance.
Why is Canon changing the tried and true physics of lens design? In terms of design and manufacture, it allows them to create lenses that are
shorter and lighter than comparable refractive optical systems. The 400mm f/4 DO IS USM lens is approximately 27-percent shorter and
36-percent lighter in weight than a conventional 400mm f/4 telephoto lens would be. Image quality of Canon’s DO lenses are comparable to
the L-Series, offering photographers very high performance.
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T I LT & S H I F T L E N S E S
With a Canon TS-E lens, you can control the angle of the plane of focus and the picture’s perspective.
The effects of large-format camera movements can be obtained with TS-E lenses for EOS cameras.
Although manual focusing is required, automatic aperture control enables auto exposure and auto
exposure bracketing. The tilt and shift axes intersect at a 90° angle. With their tilt and shift
movements, these lenses further expand photographic possibilities. Tilt movements alter the angle of the
plane of focus between the lens and film plane, allowing you to obtain a wide depth of field even at the
maximum aperture and still keep the entire subject in focus. Shift movements move the lens’ optical
axis in parallel, correcting the trapezoidal effect seen in pictures taken of tall objects such as buildings,
so that the subject does not look distorted.
Tilt Movements: If you want to bring the entire length of the hedge into focus, you could
use a wide-angle lens and a small
aperture to obtain a wide depth of field. With
tilt movements, you can achieve this wide
depth of field even at the maximum
aperture. By tilting the center of the TS-E lens
barrel, you can tilt the lens so that the plane
of focus is uniform on the film plane.
Shift Movements: Normally, when you point your camera
up at a tall building, the building will look slimmer toward
the top. It becomes trapezoidal. This perspective effect is
more pronounced with shorter lens focal lengths, distorting
the building even more. By altering the parallel position between the lens and the film plane with the TS-E lens, this
perspective effect can be corrected. With the camera’s film
plane set parallel to the building, shifting the lens upward
will obtain a more rectangular-looking building.
TS-E 24mm f/3.5L lens
TS-E 90mm f/2.8 lens
TS-E 24mm f/3.5L (CA2435TSE):
TS-E 45mm f/2.8 (CA4528TSE):
TS-E 90mm f/2.8 (CA9028TSE):
Great for architecture, landscapes and
other wide-angle shots. Includes LP1216
soft case and EW-75BII lens hood. Filter
size is 72mm..IMP. 1069.95 / USA 1099.95
Ideal for obtaining a natural-looking
perspective. Includes LP1216 soft lens
case and EW-79BII lens hood. Filter size
is 72mm.........IMP. 1069.95 / USA 1099.95
Ideal for a variety of subjects, from
products to portraits. Includes LP1016 soft
lens case and ES-65II lens hood. Filter size
is 58mm.........IMP. 1069.95 / USA 1099.95
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TELE EXTENDERS
Extender EF 1.4x & Extender EF 2x
These high performance lens extenders increase the focal length of telephoto lenses by 1.4x (EF 1.4x)
or 2x (EF 2x). They can be used with a 135mm or linger fixed-length lens, or with the EF 70-210/2.8L,
70-210/4L and the EF 100-400L. Attaching the 1.4x decreases the f-stop by one stop, attaching the 2x
by two stops. With the 1.4x, autofocus is possible with an f/4 maximum aperture or better. With the 2x,
autofocus is possible with an f/2.8 or better. The lenses are weather-resistant on the front and rear
mount surfaces to match the level provided by the IS super-telephoto lenses. They also offer internal
anti-reflection construction that improves contrast even when shooting in heavy backlit conditions.
Extender EF 1.4XII (CA1.4XEF2) .................IMP. 274.95 / USA 279.95
Extender EF 2XII (CA2XEF2) .....................IMP. 274.95 / USA 279.95
MACRO LENSES
The small things we see and ignore everyday can actually reveal much surprise and fascination up close.
Canon’s macro lenses—three autofocus and one manual – are the most versatile way to discover this world.
EF 50mm f/2.5 Macro
(CA5025MEF)
Floating system for superior delineation at all focusing distances (1:1 reproduction ratio with optional Life Size
Converter EF). With a large f/2.5 aperture, true and beautiful background blur is possible. A multi-purpose lens
for portraits and other applications besides macro photography. Filter size is 52mm ..IMP. 229.95 / USA 239.95
Life Size Converter EF (CACLS50EF) .................................................................................IMP. 229.95 / USA 242.00
MP-E 65mm f/2.8 1-5x Macro Photo
(CA6528MP)
While not an EF lens, this manual focusing macro photo lens achieves a high magnification greater
than 1x (1:1 reproduction ratio) without any additional accessories. Ideal for shooting small objects, the
lens’ optical formula and UD-glass elements suppress chromatic aberrations which become apparent at
high magnifications. For flash photography, the ML-3 or MR-14EX Macro Ring Lite can be attached to
the lens. Includes a tripod mounting ring. Filter size is 58mm ..........................IMP. 799.95 / USA 829.95
EF 100mm
EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM
(CA10028MEFQ)
Designed for macro photography up to life-size (1:1) magnification, this autofocus lens is the first in its
class to feature inner focusing - its length never changes, even at life size. The 3-group floating system
provides exceptional close-up performance and delineation at all focusing distances. Ring type USM
provides fast and silent AF throughout its focus range, and allows full-time manual focusing –
permitting the close-up or macro shooter to instantly override the AF whenever necessary. Connects
directly to the ML-3 and MR-14EX Macro Ring Lites. Filter size is 58mm.......IMP. 449.95 / USA 469.95
EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM
EF 180mm
(CA18035MLEF)
With a maximum magnification of 1x, this lens can shoot life-size close-ups from a farther distance
without disturbing the subject. Internal floating system with three UD-glass elements minimize
fluctuations in aberrations caused by changes in the focusing distance – delineation is razor-sharp
from 1x to infinity. Operability is further enhanced through a wide manual focus ring. And with its
internal focusing, the lens length doesn’t change, and the front element doesn’t rotate. Supplied with a
LZ1324 case and an ET-78II lens hood. Filter size is 72mm ..........................IMP. 1199.95 / USA 1239.95
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U LT R A W I D E A N G L E Z O O M L E N S E S
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM
▼
EF
16-35mm
f/2.8L USM
▼
EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
EF
17-40mm
f/4L USM
(CA163528LEF)
To meet the growing demand of digital SLR owners, this ultra-wide-angle zoom offers a broader
view, fast aperture, and closer focusing down to 11˝. The first EF wide-angle zoom to combine three
aspherical elements and Canon’s UD glass, the lens remains compact while providing superior image
quality across its range. Constructed to pro standards, it’s also highly resistant to dust and moisture.
Includes LP1319 pouch and EW-83E lens hood. Filter size is 77mm ...........IMP. 1339.95 / USA 1369.95
(CA17404LEF)
The optics on this lens are excellent, highlighted by three Aspherical lens elements, and one Super UD
(Ultra-Low Dispersion) glass element. It features a constant f/4 maximum aperture, moisture- and
dust-resistant construction, and a high-speed AF with a powerful ring-type USM. Includes LP1319
soft lens case and EW-83E lens hood.Filter size is 77mm..................................IMP. 669.95 / USA 679.95
EF 20-35mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
(CA203535EF)
Offering high optical performance, the lightweight (only 12 oz.) EF 20-35mm f/3.5-4.5 USM is a very
portable and practical ultra-wide angle lens. Large front lens group minimizes peripheral darkening;
flare-blocking diaphragm minimizes flare. Filter size is 77mm ........................IMP. 349.95 / USA 369.95
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WIDE ANGLE ZOOM LENSES
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
(CA247028LEF)
A superb new lens that offers a wider zoom range than its predecessor. It features 2 types of aspherical
elements, and a new UD-glass element for superb optical performance even wide-open. It focuses closer
and faster with a new processor. And, it’s now sealed against dust and moisture at the lens mount, the
zoom and focus rings, and the switch plate. Includes LP1219 soft lens case and EW-83F lens hood.
Filter size is 77mm.......................................................................................................IMP. 1124.95 / USA 1139.95
EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
(CA248535EF)
Compact, powerful and lightweight, this lens offers 3.5x magnification with minimum focus to 1.6´. USM
motor and internal focusing enable silent, high speed autofocusing. Wide rubber focus ring and manual
focus capability - even in autofocus – provide maximum flexibility and ease of use. Replica aspherical lens element minimizes distortion and produces sharp images. Flare-cutting diaphragm maintain high contrast
even in tough lighting conditions. Filter size is 67mm..................................................IMP. 299.95 / USA 309.95
EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
(CA241054IS)
This easy-to-use standard zoom lens can cover a large zoom area ranging from 24mm wide-angle to 105mm
portrait-length telephoto, and its Image Stabilizer Technology steadies camera shake up to three stops. Constructed with one Super-UD glass element and three aspherical lenses, this lens minimizes chromatic aberration and distortion. The result is excellent picture quality, even at wide apertures. Canon's ring-type USM
gives silent but quick AF, along with full-time manual focus. Moreover, with dust- and moisture-resistant
construction, this is a durable yet sophisticated lens meets the demands of advanced amateur and professional photographers alike. Includes lens hood. Filter size is 77mm ........................IMP. 1044.95 / USA 1059.95
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Description of
Lens Designation
The lens designations
follow a standard
format to identify
the lens:
EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Focal length:
Indicates the focal length
range from the shortest to
the longest length
Maximum Aperture:
Indicates the lens’
maximum aperture
Special Function:
Any special feature such as
an image stabilizer, macro
feature, etc., is indicated
USM:
Indicates that the lens
uses an Ultrasonic Motor
for autofocusing
WIDE ANGLE ZOOM LENSES
EF 28-90mm f/4-5.6 III
(CA2890353EF)
Lightweight and affordable, this lens has the widest zoom range in its class, with true
portrait-length capability at the 90mm telephoto setting. Light and compact, the lens has
a 10 element, 8 group design, and focuses as close as 1.3´ (filling the frame with a subject
just 3.2˝ tall). Provides distance information to compatible EOS cameras that feature
E-TTL II flash operation. Filter size is 58mm.................. 109.95
EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 II USM
(CA28105352EF)
Excellent for everyday use, the lens includes a ring-type USM drive for silent, high-speed
autofocusing, plus full-time manual focus. Optically excellent, the lens delivers high
image quality at all focal lengths. Wide zoom ring provides more positive operation.
The compact design is a good match for the ELAN 7N/7NE with built-in flash. An
excellent zoom lens for everyday use. Filter size is 58mm .........IMP. 219.95 / USA 229.95
EF 28-105mm f/4-5.6 USM
(CA28105456U)
An entirely new lens which joins Canon’s existing 28-105 f/3.5-4.5 USM in the line-up.
It’s the smallest and lightest zoom in the 28-105 class, and its new optical system includes
an Aspherical element. Most noteworthy is its new Micro USM II — half the size of
previous Micro USMs, and its use of internal focusing (no front element rotation
during focus. Filter size is 58mm ................................................IMP. 139.95 / USA 149.95
EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
(CA2813535EF)
High performance lens with built-in image stabilizer (IS) for shooting everything from
tight interiors to sports to portraits. With the stabilizer on you can shoot sharp,
natural-looking pictures in dim lighting without a flash or tripod. Choosing slower
speeds also allows use of smaller apertures for increased depth-of-field. Pulse control
Electromagnetic Diaphragm (EMD) provides quick and accurate aperture control.
Ring-type USM for fast, quiet autofocus. Aspherical lens element for edge to edge
sharpness. Close focusing to 20˝. Filter size is 72mm................IMP. 399.95 / USA 409.95
EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 USM
(CA2820035EF)
The highest optical performance in its class, this lens offers the convenience of focusing
to 17.7˝ over the entire zoom range. 16-element design includes two aspherical elements.
Micro USM drive provides silent, high-speed AF Inner focusing means the front doesn’t
rotate, a benefit when using filters. Filter size is 72mm .............IMP. 339.95 / USA 359.95
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EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM
(CA2830035IS)
Offering incredible 11x zoom capability, the EF28-300mm f/3.5-5.6L IS USM combines Canon’s latest
optical glass, faster autofocus and a groundbreaking Image Stabilization system—so capturing incredible
images is a snap—even when the zoom is at max, the shutter speed is slow and the camera is handheld.
This 22-element L-series design lens features three ultra low dispersion (UD) glass elements that reduce
chromatic aberration, and three aspherical elements that reduce linear distortion and correct spherical
aberration during zooming (keeping image resolution and contrast high), together with superior lens
coatings that minimize reflection. Highly refined Image Stabilization (IS) system with shake-detecting
gyro sensors corrects up to three shutter speed steps for handheld photography. Additionally, IS remains
effective even when using a tripod, improving image quality by eliminating the effects of reflex mirror
vibration at slow shutter speeds. IS mode switches allow you to select for general stabilization or for
deliberate panning. IS is activated within 0.5 seconds of depressing the shutter halfway. Additionally, the
lens features a powerful, quick and silent ring-type Ultrasonic Motor and an inner focus system that
moves only the lens’ lighter elements during AF while keeping the front elements stationary.
Because of its extended range, the lens features a push-pull zoom, though it does have a zoom adjustment
ring that lets you loosen, tighten or lock the zoom control. It also permits close minimum focus from 2.3´
at all focal lengths, and is capable of filling the frame with a subject as small as 3.2 x 4.8˝ at the 300mm
setting. The lens includes EW-83G bayonet mount lens hood, detachable tripod collar and soft lens case.
Filter size is 77mm ................................................................................................IMP. 2099.95 / USA 2199.95
S TA N D A R D & T E L E P H O T O Z O O M L E N S E S
EF 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II USM
(CA5520045EF2)
Super-compact and light, this lens is compatible with all EOS cameras. Features a
13-element design and new optical coatings. It focuses down to under 4´ and its Micro
USM-powered AF is faster than ever, due to new electronics within the lens. Filter size is
52mm ................................................................................................IMP. 199.95 / USA 209.95
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
(CA7020028LIS)
Entirely new, this sensational lens brings an unprecedented combination of features and
performance to professional and serious amateur photographers. A new “second-generation”
Image Stabilization system responds in only 0.5 seconds, and provides up to three stops
of correction for camera shake. Its minimum focusing distance, AF speed, and weather
resistance surpass the previous EF 70-200mm f/2.8L. Includes an ET-86 lens hood and an
LZ1324 soft case. Filter size is 77mm...........................................IMP. 1659.95 / USA 1699.95
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
(CA7020028LEF)
One of the best telephoto zoom lenses ever made by Canon, the EF 70-200mm f/2.8L has
four UD-glass elements (the equivalent of two fluorite elements) to correct chromatic
aberrations. Newly-designed multiple zoom groups for inner focusing bring high image
quality throughout the entire zooming range. Full-time manual focusing mode lets you
switch to manual focus even in AF mode. Includes ET-83II lens hood and LZ1324 soft lens
case. Filter size is 77mm ...............................................................IMP. 1099.95 / USA 1139.95
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TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENSES
EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
(CA702004LEF)
This lightweight high-performance zoom lens features fluorite and UD glass to
eliminate chromatic aberration. A circular polarizer can be used because the
front lens element doesn’t rotate during focusing. Full-time manual focusing
mode lets you switch to manual even in AF mode. Inner focusing, and ring-type
USM for quick and quiet autofocus. An optional tripod collar (2889A002)is also
available. Includes ET-74 lens hood and LP1224 soft lens case. Filter size is
67mm ...............................................................................IMP. 559.95 / USA 579.95
EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM
(CA702004LEFQ)
The EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM is a lightweight, compact L Series telephoto
zoom lens with built-in optical image stabilizer that provides up to an incredible
four stops of shake correction–a first for Canon IS lenses. Photographers normally
shooting handheld at 1/250 sec can switch on IS to obtain a similarly steady and
blur-free result with a shutter speed of just 1/15 second.The use of fluorite UD
lens elements provides excellent optical performance in terms of resolution and
contrast. These features, together with its water-and dust-proof construction,
provide both the performance and portability to meet user demands. Filter size
is 67mm........................................................................IMP. 1044.95 / USA 1059.95
EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
(CA7030045ISQ)
The EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM telephoto zoom lens has been developed to meet the high-performance
standards that today’s photographers demand. Improved Image Stabilizer Technology provides up to
three stops of “shake” correction, and the “Mode 2” option stabilizes images while panning with a moving
subject. Optimized Super Spectra lens coatings suppress flare and ghosting, more prone to occur with
digital cameras due to reflection off the image sensor. A UD (ultra-low dispersion) glass lens element
corrects chromatic aberration to achieve high resolution and contrast throughout the zoom range.
Micro USM motor uses ultra-sonic frequency vibrations to drive rapid auto-focus with near-silent
operation. The zoom ring can be locked at the 70mm position, making the lens easy to transport, too.
Filter size is 58mm.....................................................................................................IMP. 529.95 / USA 549.95
EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM (CA7030045IS)
Compact, without compromising any image quality, the EF70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM is the second
EF lens to employ Diffractive Optics (DO) technology. Indeed, it’s three-layer diffractive element is far
better suited to zoom lenses and improves on the two-layer DO element used in the EF400mm f/4 DO IS
USM lens. Significantly smaller and lighter than conventional 70-300mm lenses, this zoom is approximately
the length and diameter of the 28-135mm IS lens. Equipped with image stabilization technology, the lens
provides up to three stops of effective shake reduction capability, equivalent to shooting handheld at 1/30
with the stability found on conventional lenses at 1/250. It also offers a choice of general stabilization and
deliberate panning. The IS system remains functional when the lens is used on a solid tripod, although
handheld usage is the norm thanks to its compact size. Compact, shake detection gyro sensors for
smoother control of IS optics, and compact zoom locking mechanism (locks the lens at its smallest
70mm setting and prevents lens “creeping” while camera is carried on a neck strap) also contribute to the
lens’ smaller, more comfortable size. Incorporates a larger, ring type Ultrasonic Motor that provides more power and torque than the
smaller Micro USM for faster autofocusing than equivalent lenses. In addition, a rear-group AF system moves the lighter and smaller lens
elements at the rear of the lens for focus, keeping the larger, front elements from rotating during AF or zoom operation. Minimum focus
is 4.6´ at all zoom settings and can fill the frame with a subject as small as 4.8 x 7.2˝ at the 300mm zoom setting. Includes a ET-65B lens
hood and LP1116 soft lens case. Filter size is 58mm...............................................................................................IMP. 1099.95 / USA 1144.95
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TELEPHOTO ZOOM LENSES
EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III
Compact and lightweight, this 4x telephoto zoom lens is
ideal for shooting sports, portraits and wildlife. It shares
the same 13-element optical system as the 75-300mm
USM lens, but uses a DC motor for autofocus.The telephoto effect can make the picture look compressed or
have excellent background blur. Close-focusing down to
4.9´ allows filling the frame at 300mm with a subject the
size of a dollar bill, and it’s compatible with the Canon
58mm Close-up lens 500D for even more spectacular
shots of small objects. Filter size is 58mm.
CA7530043EFQ ........................IMP. 149.95 / USA 159.95
EF 75-300mm
f/4-5.6 III USM
EF 75-300mm
f/4-5.6 IS USM
▼
▼
EF 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM
Only 4.8˝ long, this practical and portable zoom lens
offers higher-performance ring-type Ultrasonic focusing
motor and superior AF speed. Full-time manual focusing
mode lets you switch to manual focus even in AF mode.
With rear focusing, the lens doesn’t change length or rotate
during focusing, so filter effects remain intact. It also makes
auto focusing quick and quiet. It’s filter size is 58mm.
CA10030045EF .........................IMP. 269.95 / USA 279.95
EF 100300mm
f/4.5-5.6
USM
▼
Compact and lightweight, this 4x telephoto zoom lens is
ideal for shooting sports, portraits and wildlife. The telephoto effect can make the picture look compressed or
have excellent background blur. At the 300mm focal
length, you can fill the frame with a postcard from 4.9´
away. It features Micro USM (Ultrasonic Motor) for
faster auto focus and smoother zooming. The front part
of the zoom ring sports a silver ring for a luxury touch.
Image Stabilization gives this lens amazing real-world
sharpness, and is especially advantageous when combined
with lightweight camera bodies. It’s filter size is 58mm.
CA7530043EF ...........................IMP. 179.95 / USA 189.95
EF 100-400mm
f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
Incorporating fluorite and Super UD-glass elements, this super
telephoto zoom ensures high quality at all focal lengths. Built-in
dual-mode Image Stabilizer reduces camera shake up to two full shutter
speeds compared to hand-held shooting with a conventional lens. Autofocus is fast and silent with ring-type USM. Advanced, lightweight rear
focusing design incorporates a floating element for consistent image
quality at all distances from 5.9´ to infinity.
With full-time manual focus, one-touch zooming with a wide grip,
and a ring for adjustment of zooming friction, this lens is extremely
easy to use and is ideal for a wide variety of applications including nature, wildlife, sports, and documentary photography. Includes a
tripod collar, ET-83C lens hood and LZ-1324 case. Filter size is 77mm.
CA10040045LE..............................................IMP. 1379.95 / USA 1409.95
Canon USA Lenses include a 1-Year Canon
Warranty, and many have rebates available.
Please go on-line or call us for details
and expiration dates before purchasing.
USA= Imported & Warrantied by Canon USA
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EF Lenses
Angle of View
Diagonal
Groups
Elements
Closest Focuing
Distance
Weight
Lens
Hood
Filter
Size
Case
Fish-eye EF 15mm f/2.8
180°
7-8
0.7
11.6 oz.
Built-in
Gelatin
LP814
EF 14mm f/2.8L USM
114°
10-14
0.8´
19.8 oz.
Built-in
Gelatin
LP1016
EF 20mm f/2.8 USM
94°
9-11
0.8´
14.3 oz.
EW-75II
72
LP1214
EF 24mm f/1.4L USM
84°
9-11
0.8´
19.4 oz.
EW-83DII
77
LP1214
EF 24mm f/2.8
84°
10-10
0.8´
9.5 oz.
EW-60II
58
LP811
EF 28mm f/1.8 USM
75°
9-10
0.8´
10.9 oz.
EW-63II
58
LP814
EF 28mm f/2.8
75°
5-5
1.0´
6.5 oz.
EW-65II
52
LP1011
EF 35mm f/1.4L USM
63°
9-11
0.98´
20.5 oz.
EW-78CII
72
LP1214
EF 35mm f/2.0
63°
5-7
0.8´
7.4 oz.
EW-65II
52
LP1011
EF 50mm f/1.2L USM
46°
6-8
1.5´
1.2 lb.
ES-78
72
LP1214
EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
46°
6-7
1.5´
10.2 lb.
ES-71II
58
LP1014
EF 50mm f/1.8 II
46°
5-6
1.5´
4.6 lb.
ES-62#
52
LP1014
EF 50mm f/2.5
46°
8-9
0.8´
0.61 lb.
–
52
LP814
EF 85mm f/1.2L USM
28° 30’
7-8
3.1´
2.3 lb.
ES-79II
72
LP1219
EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
28° 30’
7-9
2.8´
14.9 oz.
ET-65III
58
LP1014
EF 100mm f/2.0 USM
24°
6-8
2.9´
16.1 oz.
ET-65III
58
LP1014
EF 100mm f/2.8 USM
24°
8-12
5.9˝
1.32 lb
ET-67
58
LP1219
EF 135mm f/2.0L USM
18°
8-10
2.95´
26.3 oz.
ET-78II
72
LP1219
EF 135mm f/2.8 Soft Focus
18°
6-7
4.3´
13.8 oz.
ET-65III
52
LP1016
EF 180mm f/3.5L
11°
12-14
1.57´
3.39 lb.
ET-78 II
72
LZ1324
EF 200mm f/2.8L II USM
12°
7-9
4.92´
26.8 oz.
ET-83BII
72
LP1222
EF 300mm f/2.8L IS USM
8° 15’
13-17
8.2´
5.6 lb.
ET-120
52 DI
300
EF 300mm f/4.0L IS USM
8° 15’
11-15
4.92´
2.6 lb.
Built-in
77
LZ1128
EF 400mm f/2.8L IS USM
6° 10’
13-17
9.8´
11.7 lb.
ET-155
52 DI
400
EF 400mm f/4.0 DO IS USM
6° 10’
13-17
11.5´
4.3 lb.
ET-120
52 DI
400B
EF 400mm f/5.6L USM
LZ1132
6° 10’
6-7
11.5´
2.8 lb.
Built-in
77
EF 500mm f/4.0L IS USM
5°
13-17
14.8´
8.5 lb.
ET-138
52 DI
500
EF 600mm f/4.0L IS USM
4° 10’
13-17
18´
11.8 lb.
ET-160
52 DI
600
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM
108° 10’-63°
10-14
0.28´
1.3 lb.
EW-83E
77
LP1319
108° 63°
12-16
0.9´
1.4 lb.
EW-88
82
LP1319
EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
74-29°
9-12
11˝
17.6 oz.
EW-83E
77
LP1319
EF 20-35mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
94°-63°
11-12
0.34´
11.9 oz.
EW-83II
77
LP1214
EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
74°-29°
13-16
1.25´
2.1 lb.
EW-83F
77
LP1219
EF 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
84°-28° 30’
12-15
0.5´
13.4 oz.
EW-73II
67
LP1014
EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM
84°-29°
13-18
1.48´
1.5 lb.
EW-83H
77
LP1219
EF 28-90mm f/4-5.6 III USM
75°-27°
8-10
0.38´
6.7 oz.
EW-60C
58
LP814
EF 28-90mm f/4-5.6 III
75°-27°
8-10
1.3´
6.7 oz.
EW-60C
58
LP814
EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 II USM
75°-23° 20’
12-15
1.6´
13.1 oz.
EW-63II
58
LP814
EF 28-105mm f/4-5.6 USM
75°-23° 20’
9-10
1.57´
13.1 oz.
EW-63B
58
LP814
EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
75°-18°
12-16
1.64´
18.9 oz.
EW-78BII
72
LP1116
EF 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 USM
75°-12°
12-16
1.47´
17.6 oz.
EW-78D
72
LP1116
EF 28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 USM
75°-8°
16-22
2.3´
3.7 lb
EW-83G
77
LZ1324
EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM
EF 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 II USM
43°-12°
22-29
3.9´
10.9 oz.
ET-54
52
LP1016
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
34°-12°
18-23
4.6´
3.2 lb.
ET-86
77
LZ1324
EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
34°-12°
15-18
1.5´
2.9 lb.
ET-83II
77
LZ1324
EF 70-200mm f/4L USM
34°-12°
13-16
1.2´
25.0 oz.
ET-74
67
LP1224
EF 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 DO IS USM
34°-12°
12-18
4.6´
1.6 lb
ET-65B
58
LP1116
EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
34°-8°
10-15
4.9´
1.4 lb
ET-65B
58
LP1222
EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III USM
32° 11’-8°15’
9-13
4.9´
16.8 oz.
ET-60
58
LP1019
EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III
32° 11’-8°15’
9-13
4.9´
16.8 oz.
ET-60
58
LP1019
EF 100-300mm f/4.5-5.6 USM
24°-8° 15’
10-13
4.9´
1.2 lb.
ET-65III
58
LP1019
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS USM
24°-6° 10’
14-17
5.9´
3.0 lb.
ET-83C
77
LZ1324
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FILTERS
Haze UV-1 Filters
Lens Hoods
A great investment, UV-1 Haze filters will protect your valuable lenses from dust,
moisture and scratches, which can lead to costly repairs. If desired they can be left on the
lens at all times for protection. They also have a very subtle warming effect, which can be
useful to counter the “cool” colors you sometimes get in bright sun or in shade.
EW-75II (CAEW752) For 20mm/2.8........43.95
EW-60II (CAEW602) For 24mm/2.8........23.95
EW-65II (CAEW652)
For 28mm/2.8, 35mm/2.0 lenses ............23.95
EW-63II (CAEW632)
For 28mm/1.8 USM 28-105mm/3.5-4.5 II
USM lenses...............................................23.95
Softmat Filters
These filters are used to produce soft focus effects. A coated
pattern over the filter diffracts some of the light passing
through. Softmat #1 produces a gentle soft focus effect, ideal
for lending a romantic aura to portraits.; Softmat #2 offers a
stronger effect producing a fog-like effect in landscapes. Both
can be used together for stronger effects
ES-71II (CAES712) For 50mm/1.4 lens ...26.95
Circular Polarizer (PL-C)
ES-62 (CAES62HA)
For the 50mm/1.8 lens. With the Hood
Adapter 62................................................23.95
Polarizing filters are used to increase subject contrast by controlling reflected light from
non-metallic surfaces. Useful for reducing or eliminating reflections from glass and water.
Will also darken blue skies in some conditions. Simple to use, circular polarizing filters
polarize light circularly, rather than linearly, so it does not interfere with autofocus or
TTL light metering.
ET-65III (CAET653)
For the 85/1.8, 100/2.0, 135/2.8 SF and
100-300/4.5-5.6 USM lenses ...................23.95
ET-67 (CAET67)
For the 100mm/2.8 Macro lens...............39.95
ET-78II (CAET782)
For the 180mm/3.5L Macro lens ............39.95
EW-83II (CAEW832)
For 20-35mm/3.5-4.5 lens.......................33.95
EW-73II (CAEW732)
For 24-85mm/3.5-4.5 lens.......................23.95
EW-60C (CAEW60C)
For 28-80mm/3.5-5.6II, and 28-90mm/4-5.6
lenses ........................................................23.95
EW-63B (CAEW63B)
For 28-105mm/4-5.6 USM lens ..............23.95
FILTER PRICING
Filter Type
UV Haze
Softmat #1
Softmat #2
Circular Polarizer
250D Close-up Lens
500D Close-up Lens
52mm
58mm
72mm
77mm
CAUV52
CAUV58
CAUV72Q
CAUV77Q
10.95
12.95
24.95
34.95
CASM152
CASM158
34.95
36.95
CASM252
CASM258
34.95
36.95
CACP52
CACP58
CACP72
CACP77
59.95
84.95
109.95
124.95
CACUL250D52
CACUL250D58
71.95
86.95
CACUL500D52
CACUL500D58
CACUL500D72
CACUL500D77
71.95
86.95
119.95
139.95
EW-78BII (CAEW78B2)
For 28-135/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens .............26.95
EW-78D (CAEW78D)
For 28-200mm/3.5-5.6 USM lens ...........37.95
EW-54II (CAEW542)
For 35-80mm/4-5.6 III lens ....................23.95
ET-54 (CAET54)
For 55-200mm/4-5.6 II USM and
80-200mm/4-5.6 II lenses .......................23.95
52mm Drop-in Circular Polarizer PL-C (CACPDI52)
Same as the standard circular polarizer (above), except these filters are for
lenses using rear-mounted drop-in filters. The filters can be rotated from
the outside without removing the holder from the lens. Designed for the EF
300/2.8L, 400/2.8L, 500/4.5L and 600/4L USM lenses.........................166.95
ET-64II (CAET642)
For 75-300mm/4-5.6 IS USM lens..........26.95
Replacement 52mm Drop-in Gelatin Filter Holder II (CAFHG52)
Glass-backed holder accepts up to three commercially available cut-to-size gelatin filters for rearinsertion. (Provided standard with the EF 300mm f/2.8L IS, 400mm f/2.8L IS, 500mm f/4L IS and
600mm f/4L IS USM lenses.)..........................................................................................................Call
ET-60 (CAET60)
For 75-300mm/4-5.6 III and
75-300mm/4-5.6 III USM .......................23.95
52mm Drop-in Screw Filter Holder (CAFHS52)
The enclosed regular filter can be exchanged with other commercially available screw-type filters.
Note that only filters with correct filter frame thickness can be mounted on the lens .............83.95
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FILTER HOLDERS
Gelatin Filter Holder III & IV
Allows 3˝ or 4˝ square gelatin filters to be fitted to most EF lenses.
Requires Gelatin Filter Holder Adapter. Can be combined with
optional Gelatin Filter Holder Hoods III or IV.
Gel Filter Holder III
for 3 x 3˝Gels (CAFH3): Requires adapter ring...........64.95
Gel Filter Holder IV
for 4 x 4˝Gels (CAFH4):
Requires adapter ring.......74.95
Gelatin Filter Holder Hoods III & IV
Attaches to front of Gelatin Filter Holder III or IV to block
stray light. Approximately 1/2˝ deep, multiple hoods can
be “stacked” to increase the length for telephoto lenses.
Gel Filter Holder Hood III (CAHFH3)..........................26.95
Gel Filter Holder Hood IV (CAHFH4) ..........................26.95
Gelatin Filter Holder Adapter III & IV
These are adapter rings used to attach Gelatin Filter Holder III
or IV to most EF lenses. Available in 52, 58, 67, 72 and 77mm.
FOR GELATIN III
52mm (CAAR52FH3) ..........................29.95
58mm (CAAR58FH3) ..........................29.95
67mm (CAAR67FH3) ..........................29.95
72mm (CAAR72FH3) ..........................29.95
77mm (CAAR72FH3) ..........................29.95
FOR GELATIN IV
58mm (CAAR58FH4) ..........................29.95
67mm (CAAR67FH4) ..........................29.95
72mm (CAAR72FH4) ..........................29.95
77mm (CAAR72FH4) ..........................29.95
Close-up Lenses
These close-up attachments can be used with most EF lenses to
provide a shorter minimum focusing distance with no loss of
light. The 250D/500D series incorporates double-element
achromatic design for maximum optical performance
while the 500 series features single-element construction
for maximum economy. The 250D is optimized for lenses
between 50-135mm, while the 500D works best with telephoto lenses from 70-300mm. Manual
focusing is recommended. Available in 52, 58, 72, and 77mm (see box on previous page for prices).
Extension Tube EF12 II & EF25 II
These close-up accessories maintain full electronic coupling
between the camera body and lens, often providing greater
magnification than is possible with close-up lenses. Can be used
with most EF lenses, and are ideal for nature photography with
single focal length telephotos. Manual focusing is recommended.
Extension Tube EF12 II (CAETEF12Q) ......................................79.95
Extension Tube EF25 II (CAETEF25Q) ....................................129.95
Lens Pouches
LP814 (CALP814)
For 15mm/2.8, 28mm/1.8 USM, 50mm/2.5
macro, 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6 II, 28-90mm f/45.6II, 28-90mm f/4-5.6II USM, 28-105mm
f/3.5-4.5 II USM, 28-105mm f/4-5.6 USM,
35-80mm f/4-5.6 III ................................23.95
LP816 (CALP816)
For 100mm f/2.8 Macro USM ................23.95
LP1214 (CALP1214)
For 20mm/2.8 lens ..................................23.95
LP811 (CALP811)
For 24mm/2.8 lens ..................................23.95
LP1011 (CALP1011)
For 28mm/2.8, 35mm/2.0 lenses ............23.95
LP-1014 (CALP1014)
For 80-200 f/4.5-5.6 II lens .....................23.95
LP-1016 (CALP1016)
For 135mm f/2.8 Soft Focus and 55-200mm
f/4.5-5.6 USM II lenses............................28.95
LP-1019 (CALP1019)
For 75-300mm f/4-5.6 III USM, 100-300mm
f/4.5-5.6 USM lenses ...............................23.95
LP-1022 (CALP1022)
For 75-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM...............23.95
LP-1116 (CALP1116)
For 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lens ....23.95
LP-1214 (CALP1214)
For 20mm/2.8, 20-35m f/3.5-4.5 USM ..23.95
LP-1216 (CALP1216)
For MP-E 65mm f/2.8 macro..................23.95
LP-1219 (CALP1219)
For 100mm f/2.8......................................31.95
Lens Caps
Lens Dust Cap E (CALCRE): Replacement
rear lens cap for EF lenses, teleconverters and
extension tubes ..........................................6.95
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FINEPIX S5
12.3-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera
Taking digital photography to the next level, the FinePix S5 combines it’s
newly-developed Super CCD SR PRO with Fujifilm’s new RP (Real
Photo) Processor Pro to achieve outstanding, film-like results. The
Super CCD SR Pro uses a unique layout of 12.34 million pixels
and improvements in noise, dynamic range, color and tonality. A
low-pass filter ensures that moire and noise are kept to an absolute
minimum. The Real Photo Processor Pro ensures that the information
is handled in such a way to produce images that are beautifully
vibrant, with color recorded as the human eye sees it. The processor’s
two stages of noise reduction delivers an impeccably clean image, and
also permits light sensitivity up to ISO 3200 while achieving sharp,
low-noise images.
Add Nikon F-mount capability, Face Detection Technology, Film Simulation Mode with four “professional portrait” and
“Fujichrome modes, weatherproof seals, excellent ergonomics using a tough, professional magnesium alloy shell, and you have
the ideal camera for wedding, portrait and studio photographers as well as for outdoor and high endurance commercial
photography. A testament to it’s durability is the robust shutter mechanism which has been tested to exceed the key
benchmark of 100,000 cycles.
F EAT UR ES
Real Photo Technology Pro
Fujifilm’s long experience in film photography and cutting-edge digital image processing have
crystallized in the ultimate image quality technology— ‘Real Photo Technology Pro’. This fusion
of the new Super CCD SR Pro and RP (Real Photo) Processor Pro realizes ultra-high resolution
with a superb S/N ratio, wider dynamic range and rich, smooth tonality—from brightest light to
the darkest shadows—for performance and image quality beyond even the wildest imagination
of professionals.
Super CCD SR Pro
RP (Real Photo)
Processor Pro
Emulating the composition of negative film,
the unique double-photodiode matrix of
Super CCD SR Pro consists of 6.17 million
larger ‘S’ pixels for main image information,
combined with 6.17 million smaller ‘R’ pixels
for bright area information. The large CCD
also achieves a dynamic range of 400%,
approaching that of negative film.
The redesigned Super CCD SR Pro sensor is
at the center of the camera’s performance.
However the Real Photo Processor Pro
ensures that the information is handled in
such a way to produce images that are
beautifully vibrant, with color recorded as
the human eye sees it.
The S5 Pro also delivers improvements in
noise, dynamic range, color and tonality.
Further improving the capability of the sensor,
an optimized optical low-pass filter enables
ultra-high resolution while ensuring that
moiré and noise are kept to an absolute minimum. Achieving both high resolution and
high S/N ration, it captures subjects in clear,
exquisite detail.
The processor’s two stages of noise reduction
will deliver an impeccably clean image, and
also permit light sensitivity up to ISO 3200
while achieving sharp, low-noise images. A
new dark noise reduction process, subtracting
the residual, ambient noise on the sensor from
the actual exposure, helps the camera produce
smooth, clean images when long shutter
speeds are used.
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Customizable
Dynamic Range
◆ The FinePix S5 Pro also affords the user
much greater control over the unique image
parameters that its technology provides. Six
stepped dynamic range settings between
100% (normal dynamic range) and 400%
(dynamic range expanded by two stops) will
enable the photographer to achieve exactly
the tonal feel to their images that they want.
◆ The extended dynamic range setting can be
precisely and optimally set according to
subject and scene conditions. Creative use of
this function lets you capture high-contrast
images or subtle scenes with smooth
gradation from highlights through shadows.
◆ In addition to Auto for automatic range
selection, a Manual mode offers a selection
of 6 steps: 100% (Standard), 130%, 170%,
230% (W1), 300% and 400% (W2). Select
400% and get maximum performance of
both ‘S’ and ‘R’ pixels for an exposure level
equivalent of+2EV and the capability to capture outstanding photos in high-contrast
scenes such as outdoors under clear skies.
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FINEPIX S5
Autofocus
Pro-Grade Performance
◆ 11-point AF system for high-speed, high-
precision focusing. All eleven focus areas
support up to to f/5.6, and the range finding
is effective down to -1EV of brightness.
Everything from focus accuracy to subject
compensation/tracking and response have
been enhanced by a cutting-edge algorithm.
◆ Four focusing modes to match scene
Workflow
• Function Lock with password protection prevents costly unexpected operation errors. Lock the
command dial and button functions with password protection to pre-empt workplace errors.
• Select from 36 to 3000 dpi, and effectively apply the selected resolution data with compatible
application software.
• Connect an RS-232 compatible bar-code reader (requires optional cable) and append various
photographic remarks to image files for more efficient image file management and workflow.
requirements:
— Single-area AF: Select a single area out of
the 7-point or 11-point focus area to
restrict focusing to only the selected area.
Face Zoom Function
— Dynamic-area AF: Even if the subject
momentarily moves out of one focus area,
other focus areas track and keep it in focus.
Thanks to the Face Detection Technology LSI, with one
press of a button, the camera detects up to ten faces
almost instantly after each image is captured. After
shooting and during playback, the photographer can
easily and quickly zoom in and check facial details such as
closed eyes, focus and exposure, and other quality
considerations on the LCD monitor. This smart function
fills a vital gap in the portrait photography work flow.
— Dynamic-area AF w/Closest Subject
Priority: Using the 11-point focus areas
to detect the closest subject, it selects the
corresponding focus area and provides
optimum focus.
— Group Dynamic-AF: Select and activate a
cross-pattern group of 5 focus areas: the
center area selected by the user, and the
areas above, below to the left and right.
◆ AF Lock-On Function with predictive focus
tracking. Even if the subject momentarily
shifts out of the focus area or another object
comes between the subject and the camera,
the camera continues to track and adjust
focus to the subject without lens hunting.
3D Color Matrix Metering
◆ With its powerful 1,005 pixel-RGB sensor,
3D Color Matrix Metering II not only uses
conventional exposure algorithms but also
detects highlight area size and calculates
their optimum exposure value with an
exposure assessment algorithm. When
shooting in cloudy conditions or a subject
that is white overall, it can correct for
potential underexposure, or in the case of
photographing a subject against a dark
background, it can reduce washout.
◆ Center-weighted metering is calculated with
75% weighting on the central viewfinder
area. You can select the metered area
diameter from 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, 13mm
and Average in the custom menu.
◆ Working together with the 11-point AF
system, spot metering evaluates the optimum
exposure of a spot with a diameter of approx.
2% in the selected focus area.
RAW+JPEG Dual-save Mode
The FinePix S5 Pro has the ability to record JPEG and RAW files simultaneously to the memory
card. This will enable photographers to view and distribute smaller-sized JPEG images, while
retaining the ability to work on the larger RAW files later on a PC or Mac. This dual option is
available with a variety of image sizes, giving the option to store either a small, e-mailable file size,
or a larger, more detailed JPEG.
Film Simulation Mode
Ideal for the sophisticated color reproduction and tonality demands of
professional photographers, this unique mode is the equivalent of
changing film types to match shooting conditions or a desired color
quality or tonality. Use the “Professional portrait” (F1, F1a, F1b, F1c)
modes for reproduction of natural skin tones, and the “Fujichrome”
(F2) mode which replicates the color vibrancy of reversal film for
highly saturated, high contrast images.
• F1 Studio Portrait Standard: Suppresses highlight washout with studio
flash and produces smooth tonality and natural skin color. Replicates
the ‘feel’ of negative film used in conventional photography.
• F1a Warm natural skin tones—Pro-grade negative profile: Slightly higher saturation of skin
tones and blue. Exploits the extended dynamic range for fine tonality even under studio lighting.
Superb expression of the natural skin tone color.
• F1b Vivid blue skies and silky skin tones: Characterized by saturated blues and reproduction of
the transparent quality of skin tones. Produces smooth tonality and superb shadow detail under
high contrast conditions. Ideal for impressive outdoor portrait results.
• F1c Highly modulated impression—Pro-grade negative profile: Heightens contrast while
expressing just the right shadow detail even under soft light sources. Natural skin tones in flat
studio lighting or under cloudy skies.
• F2 Color Reversal Film Profile for vivid color: Captures images with high sharpness, highly
saturated colors and dynamic tonality. Brings colorful landscapes to life with vibrantly rich colors.
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Solid Body and Shutter Release
Exposure Control
◆ Shutter speeds from 30 to 1/8,000 second
and manual setting in 1, 1/2 or 1/3 EV steps
put you in total control. Additionally, flashsynchronization is at shutter speeds of up
to 1/250 second.
◆ White Balance mode with 9 presets: Choose
Auto for automatic assessment of light
sources or select one of the white balance
presets: Incandescent Light, Fluorescent
Lamp (1-5), Fine, Flash, Shade and Color
Temperature. You can also create and save
up to five custom white balance settings, and
fine tune each white balance setting.
◆ Selectable in 1/3 EV steps, the FinePix S5 Pro
offers a sensitivity range of ISO 100 to ISO
3200. When the brightness of the subject
exceeds the exposure control range in the P, S
or A modes, or an appropriate level of
exposure cannot be achieved for the manual
mode shutter speed and aperture, it automatically adjusts sensitivity within the range of ISO
100 to 3200 for optimum exposure.
◆ Multiple exposure function records a single
image from 2 to 10 (maximum) exposures
◆ Choice of
4 exposure control modes: Program
[P], Shutter-Priority [S], Aperture-Priority [A]
and Manual [M] exposure modes.
◆ Fully supports Adobe RGB
color space, the
choice and standard of graphics
professionals and the printing industry.
Exposure Control
◆ With advanced technologies and
mechanisms housed within a rugged, but
lightweight magnesium body, the FinePix S5
is durable, dependable and ready for the
most rigorous of assignments. And, with an
enhanced sealing system protecting each and
every seam, the body offers reassuring
resistance to causal moisture and dust.
◆ Tested to well over 100,000 cycles, the double-
bladed shutter unit ensures the highest level of
durability and reliability. A shock-absorbing
mirror balancer minimizes mirror bounce
after shutter release, bringing it to an instant
standstill while vibration suppression
enhances silent operation. Mirror motion
speed significantly reduces image blackout.
2.5˝ LCD Display and
Electronic Viewfinder
◆ High performance viewfinder boasts a magnification
of 0.94x and approximately 95% coverage to support
comfortable viewing and composition. Photographic
data and settings status are clearly displayed in digital
readout of the viewfinder. The Vari-Brite Focus Area
display aids smooth confirmation of the selected focus
area, while a Multi-Display Screen provides a
convenient grid display.
◆ The high quality 2.5˝ LCD display provides over 235,000 pixels of
resolution, gives 100% frame
coverage, and accurate color, to accurately check image focus and color rendition. The LCD provides comfortable viewing of not only image data but also the large characters and optimized
color scheme of the menu screens. Further image confirmation comes from the ability to display
an image histogram and view image metadata.
◆ ‘Live View’ function for more precise focusing and view angle setting. With the mirror in the up
position (for up to 30 seconds), the image captured through the lens can be directly confirmed
on the LCD monitor. According to the scene and the subject you scan elect color or monochrome display for even more precise focusing.
◆ Multi-data display function provides a precise grasp of
captured image data. In addition to a
standard histogram display, you can check color and brightness for each RGB channel with RGB
histogram or receive “washout” warnings. You can also confirm the ‘active’ AF focus area and
other shooting details for each captured image.
◆ Built-in pop-up flash features high-precision
output using i-TTL flash control. Ready for
advanced wireless lighting, the built-in commander function serves as the master for remote wireless control of up two ‘slaved’
groups. With a guide number of 12, it
provides view angle coverage for an 18mm
lens. Convenient functions such as repeating
flash for multiple-exposure photography
and modeling flash for assessing overall
lighting prior to shooting are also available.
◆ When working with
i-TTL compatible
external flashes, the i-TTL flash system with
monitor pre-flash metering technology can
determine the appropriate flash output by
emitting a flash immediately prior to the
shot and metering both ambient light and
the reflected light from the primary subject
with the 1,005-pixel RGB sensor.
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Optional HS-V3 Hyper-Utility Software
HS-V3 Hyper-Utility Software uses 3D-LUT image processing
technology to convert CCD-RW 14bit data info into image data
files with high precision. FujiFilm technology lets you replicate
color quality that approaches that of film. Use Velvia Mode to
reproduce blue skies with amazing clarity and enhance photos
with luxuriously saturated color. Choose the Studio Portrait EX
Mode for tonal touch and broad color reproduction rivaling
professional negative film.
A Masking Function displays the image with masking size
selected on the camera. Confirm cropping to precisely meet the various print sizes.
With the mirror in the up position, PC “Live View” lets you use the HS-V3 window to directly
view the image seen through the lens of the camera. It is ideal for focus and view angle settings for
high-angle shots that are difficult to check in the viewfinder
◆ PC Control Mode for remote shutter release
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FINEPIX S5
Nikon F Mount
FinePix S5
Effective Resolution
12.1 Million Pixels
LCD Display (Size, Pixels)
2.5˝, 230,000
Image File Formats
JPEG (Fine, Normal),CCD-RAW(14bit) , CCD-RAW + JPEG
Exif 2.21, DCF 2.0 & DPOF compliant
Color Modes
The FinePix S5 Pro incorporates the Nikon
F-Mount to accommodates a full range of
Nikkor F-series lenses - including AF-D,
AF-G and AF-S type professional optics. The
camera is also compatible with Nikon Flash
units, the Nikon MB-D200 Extension Grip,
and the Nikon MC-35 GPS Adapter.
FinePix S5
Included Accessories
Focus Type
Exposure Control
Auto ISO, Selectable ISO 100 - 3200
Shutter Speed (seconds)
Exposure Metering
30 - 1/8000
Three-mode TTL exposure metering (3D Color Matrix Metering II,
Center- weighted, Spot)
Built-in Flash / Effective Flash Range
Pop-up (i-TTL balanced fill-flash or standard i-TTL flash) / Approx 30'
External Flash Connection / Control
X-contact hot-shoe (with i-TTL support), PC sync terminal
Max Flash Synchronization Speed
• NP-150 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery
Burst Capability
• BC-150 Battery charger
Compatible Memory Cards
• USB and Video Cables • Shoulder Strap
1/250 Second
Up to 3 fps
CompactFlash (Type I & II)
Computer Interface
• LCD Cover • Accessory Shoe Cover
Battery Type / Power Adapter
• Software CD (Image browser with CCD-RAW
converting function)
IS-1
sRGB, Adobe RGB, Film Simulation (F1, F1a, F1b, F1c, F2)
TTL phase detection using Nikon Multi-CAM 1000 autofocus module with
AF assist illuminator (Single Servo AF(S), Continuous Servo AF(C),
Manual focus(M))
USB 2.0
NP-150 Rechargeable Li-ion Battery / AC-135VN AC Adapter (optional)
Dimensions (HxWxD)/ Weight
4.4 x 5.8 x 2.9˝ / 29.3 oz. (Body Only)
Infra-red Digital SLR
Designed for capturing images in the infrared light spectrum, the IS-1 is ideal for use in
law enforcement, medical/dental and science fields. A successor to the S3 Pro, the IS-1
will help law enforcement officers solve crimes by capturing evidence not easily seen by
the human eye. It can be used in both the visible and infrared light spectrums, making
the evidence-gathering process more efficient and accurate. For example, it has a
continuous live preview feature, an advantage during infrared photography for focusing
and composing when using dark lens filters. It also has an articulating LCD, which
simplifies the processes of previewing, capturing and reviewing photos. Its 28-300mm
10.7x optical zoom system is built-in, minimizing dust, making operation a snap for forensic
photographers. With an infrared cut or “hot mirror” filter on the lens, the IS-1 can capture a visible light
image very close in quality to that of a standard digital camera, adding flexibility and cost-effectiveness to the overall package.
◆ Specific wavelengths can be isolated and
captured from daylight or artificial light
sources via lens filtering or by use of an
Alternative Light Source (ALS) such as a
forensic crime scope lighting technology
like those from SPEX Forensics.The IS-1’s
built-in flash provides a limited amount
of IR light and can be used to increase
available light when filtering the lens for IR.
◆ 9-megapixel Super CCD sensor sensitive
to both visible and infrared light
(approx. 400nm-900nm).
◆ 28-300mm (10.7x)
Fujinon zoom lens
with manual twist-barrel zoom control
◆ Class-leading sensitivity of
ISO 1600 at
full resolution for shooting in low light
◆ Low sensitivity of
80 for ultra-high
quality photography.
◆ 2˝ (235,000-pixel) tilting LCD
screen for
easy high and low angle shooting
◆ Ultra-fast response times (0.01 second
shutter lag and 0.8-second start-up)
◆ Records to xD-Picture or CompactFlash
cards (as well as Microdrives).
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H3D
World’s First 48mm Full-Frame Digital SLR Camera System
Setting new benchmark in high-end digital SLR camera systems for
professional photographers, the H3D takes photographic flexibility
and image quality to levels never seen before. When compared with
high-end 35mm digital SLRs, the H3D delivers unmatched pixel
resolution, better colors and detail rendering and a choice of
viewfinders for creative image composition. In comparison with
digital backs, the H3D delivers image quality with a higher level
of detail and true sharpness thanks to Hasselblad’s Digital APO
Correction (DAC) and the advances of its new Ultra-Focus functionality. The H3D’s full-frame concept offers unique control of
image composition, and with the 28mm lens, the H3D allows photographers to take wide angle shots on a 36 x 48mm sensor.
Available in three models, the H3D-22 (22-megapixels), H3D-31 (31-megapixels) and the H3D-39 (39 megapixels), offer
image capture with a resolution more than twice the size of a high-end 35mm camera sensor. The system’s viewfinders and
extra large and bright lenses enable extremely precise compositions and easy operation in dim lighting.
The H3D is built around a brand new digital camera engine, providing a new
standard of image sharpness, ‘Ultra-Focus’. In the H3D camera, information
about lens and exact capture conditions are fed into the digital camera engine
for ultra-fine-tuning of the auto-focus mechanism, taking into account the
design of the lens and the optical specification of the sensor. By then adding
Digital APO Correction (DAC) - digital, APO-chromatic correction of the
color aberration and distortion in the images - Hasselblad raises the performance of the full HC lens range to a new level of sharpness and resolution and,
with perfect pixel definition, optimizes the basis for image rendering.
Sensors for all Types of Shooting
The H3D-22 and its nearly double-resolution H3D-39 counterpart are both full-frame 48mm DSLR's using the sensor format
36x48mm. These cameras operate up to ISO400 with a capture speed of up to 1.4 seconds per capture. The H3D-22 and
H3D-39 are the preferred choice of professional commercial photographers.
The H3D-31 features a 31-megapixel sensor measuring 33x 44mm enhanced with micro-lenses to boost ISO rating by one
stop to a new maximum of ISO800. As with its fellow H3D models, the H3D-31 makes use of a new high speed capture architecture for the fastest possible operation, with the H3D-31 capturing at the rate of 1.2 seconds per capture, working either mobile or tethered to a computer. These features make the H3D-31 the natural choice for the professional mobile photographer.
Sensor
Format
ISO
Range
Capture
Speed
HC
Lens Factor
HCD28 Equivalent
Focal Length
1.4 sec / capture
1.1
28mm (Full-Frame)
1.2 sec / capture
1.3
31mm
1.1
28mm (Full-Frame)
Model
Pixels
H3D-22
22 million
49.0 x 36.7mm
ISO 50 - 400
H3D-31
31 million
44.2 x 33.1mm
ISO 100 - 800
H3D-39
39 million
49.0 x 36.7mm
ISO 50 - 400
1.4 sec / capture
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H3D
Large Format Digital Capture
In digital photography, the advantages of large
format cameras become particularly obvious.
The 6 x 4.5cm window allows the H3D to use
the largest image sensors currently available in
digital photography – more than twice the size
of a 35mm camera sensor. The sensor therefore holds more and larger pixels, which secure a high-end image quality in terms of
moiré free color rendering without gradation
break-ups in even the finest lit surfaces.
Choice of Viewfinders
One of the traditional advantages of medium
format is the extra large and bright viewfinder
image. The H3D comes with a new HVD90X
viewfinder designed for full performance over
the large 36x48mm sensor. It is interchangeable with the HV90X and the waist-level
viewfinder, the HVM. This bright and large
viewfinder image is ideal for creative composing. Photographer can maintain eye contact
with the model, and impact from shooting
from a point lower than eye-level is achieved.
DNG Workflow
3FR files can be converted into Adobe's raw
image format DNG ('Digital NeGative'),
bringing this technology standard to professional photographers. In order to optimize
the colors of the DNG file format, conversion
from the 3FR must take place through FlexColor. The DNG file format enables raw, compressed image files to be opened directly in
Photoshop. Hasselblad image files carry a full
set of metadata, including capture conditions,
keywords and copyright, facilitating workflow
with image asset management solutions.
Instant Approval Architecture
Building on the success of its Audio Exposure
Feedback technology, Hasselblad has created
Instant Approval Architecture (IAA), an enhanced set of feedback tools, designed to liberate the photographer from the selection
process and to concentrate on the shoot. Audible and visible signals as well as recorded information in the file and in the file name all
promote a quick and easy classification in the
field or in the lab. Sorting becomes automatic,
accessible and very fast, facilitating reviewing
the best images for immediate presentation.
Unique Hasselblad Natural Color Solution
Normally troublesome subjects such as various skin tones, metals, fabrics, flowers, etc. are
easily captured by using the new, powerful color profile - the Hasselblad Natural Color
Solution (HNCS). It works invisibly in the background in conjunction with the FlexColor
imaging software, producing outstanding and reliable out-of-the-box results. In order to
support our new unique color system, we have developed a custom Hasselblad raw file format
called 3F RAW (3FR). The file format includes lossless image compression, which reduces the
required storage space by 33%.
Four Modes of Operation and Storage
Optimum portability and image storage are critical for the professional photographer. On the
digital front, the H3D offers a free choice of the portable CF card storage, the flexible Firewire
driven Hasselblad Imagebank (a 100GB drive with a write speed of up to 60MB/sec), or
tethered operation with extended, special capture controls. On the film front, an optional
120/220 magazine is offered for those occasions where film is preferred. With these four
operating and storage options, the photographer is able to select the best mode to suit the
nature of the work at hand, whether in the studio or on location.
“Instant” User Interface
The H3D is operated via an easy-to-use user interface, utilizing a series of “instant” one-buttonclick operations including instant capture, instant browse, instant approval, instant zoom, and
instant image info. Autofocus with Ultra-Focus digital feedback. Instant manual focus override.
AF metering with passive central cross-type sensor. Metering range EV 1 to 19 at ISO 100.
For flash control employ automatic TTL centre weighted system. Use built-in flash or flashes
compatible with SCA3002 (Metz). Output can be adjusted from ±3EV. For manual flashes a
built-in metering system is available.Exposure metering options include : Spot, Centerweighted and Center Spot.
FlexColor Workflow
FlexColor enables you to create an image processing workflow that gives you the highest
degree of control for your studio photography. In tethered operation, tools such as overlay
masking help bring productivity to advanced set composition. The latest version of the
FlexColor software enables you to manipulate color temperature and compare image details
across multiple images for precise image selection. FlexColor uses the 3FR files and runs on
both Macintosh and Windows. The software is licensed allowing free copies for all your
co-workers and production partners..
Modular Design for Flexibility
The H3D offers the choice of working with film using an H System film magazine. This option
permits photography in extreme temperature environments or when extreme exposure times
are demanded. For increased usefulness, the digital capture unit of the H3D can also be
detached and used on a view camera by way of an adapter. In this case the unit is controlled
by the flash sync signal from the view camera shutter. A clean and dust-free sensor is essential
and the modular design of the camera allows for easy access for cleaning, saving you hours of
retouching work later.
Hasselblad HC and HCD Lenses
The advantages of the central lens shutters of HC/HCD lenses adds flexibility by allowing flash
to be employed at shutter speeds up to 1/800s. Thanks to the large format, the depth of field
range is considerably shallower making it much easier to create a perfect interplay between
sharpness and blur. H System cameras and lenses are designed and built for durability and
high quality performance, both for rough location work and for the demands of a studio
photographer, something you notice the moment you hold the camera.
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LENSES
A camera as fast and versatile as the H3D demands the very best from its lenses. All HC lenses are engineered to ensure
optimal performance and image quality, whether using film or digital. No short-cuts, no compromises. All HC lenses have
electronic shutter mechanisms and feature Multi Coating for efficient stray light elimination, an integral focus drive motor,
and instant access to manual focus without switching between manual and auto focus. The HC lenses use metal, not plastic,
wherever possible, in order to ensure their reliability and durability year after year. In addition, the special optical design of
the lenses provides a uniquely soft, smooth quality to the blurred or out-of-focus areas of the image. All lenses use threaded
filters and include lens shade and bayonet mount and can be reverse mounted for transport.
HCD 28mm f/4
(HAHCD28)
This retro focus lens has a 95° diagonal angle of view making it the most extreme
wide-angle lens presently available in the medium-format. Outstanding results are
achieved throughout the focusing range exhibiting excellent corner-to-corner
sharpness. Whether through requirement or for effect, this lens can prove very useful
for a wide range of assignments. (Note, the lens is designed specifically for the H3D
camera and is for digital use only. It is not compatible with the HM 16-32 film
magazine, HMi 100 film magazine or the H1.7x Converter.) ............................3874.95
HC 35mm f/3.5
HCD
28mm f/4
(HA3535HC)
A retro focus lens with 89° diagonal angle of view. This lens offers outstanding
corner-to-corner sharpness, low dispersion glass, even illumination, and features an
advanced optical design with rear focus mechanism to ensure high performance even
at the close focusing range. Filter diameter is 95mm..........................................3044.00
HC 50mm f/3.5
(HA5035HC)
An all-round, wide-angle lens. A versatile all-purpose lens, incorporating a moderate
wide-angle effect, and featuring advanced optical design with rear focus mechanism.
Corner-to-corner illumination is very even at all aperture settings, and distortion
and stray light are extremely well controlled. Filter diameter is 77mm .............3034.00
HC 80mm f/2.8
HCD 35mm f/3.5
(HA8028HC)
The standard lens for the H3D. The high-performance design ensures great color
correction, a flat image plane, and low distortion. The large aperture facilitates
photography in poor light and provides a bright viewfinder image. A lens suited for
almost any task in general photography. Filter diameter is 67mm.....................1819.00
HC 100mm f/2.2
(HA10022HC)
The 100mm is a fast lens particularly suited to low-light situations or for action shots
where higher shutter speeds are required. The slightly longer than standard length
coupled with its shorter depth-of-field makes it an interesting choice for portraits
too in many instances. Filter diameter is 77mm .................................................2917.00
HC 120mm f/4.0 Macro
HCD 80mm f/2.8
(HA1204HCM)
The 120mm f/4.0 Macro has exceptionally high performance making it a very
versatile lens not only for close-up work but general applications too where a slightly
long lens is required. Image quality and light distribution, even in the close focusing
range as well as at maximum aperture are extremely good. Focusing, manual or
autofocus, is from infinity to 1:1 scale without the need for extension tubes.
Autofocus range can also be limited to near range, far range or full range by a
setting on the camera. Filter diameter is 67mm..................................................3500.00
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H A SSE L B L A D
LENSES
HC 150mm f/3.2
(HA15032HC)
An ideal portrait lens, it provides the ideal perspective for head and shoulder portraits,
and is also very suitable for landscape photography. It’s focal length offers a moderate,
but clearly visible, telephoto effect and the shallow depth-of-field can be used to set
distracting backgrounds out of focus. Features internal focus mechanism, fast AF, and is
ideal for lower light conditions. Filter diameter is 77mm ........................................2719.00
HC 210mm f/4.0
(HA21040HC)
A universal telephoto lens with outstanding performance. The longer focal length is
excellent for tightly framed shots, enabling a shallow depth-of-field to be used to make
the main subject stand out noticeably. The HC 4/210 is a superior telephoto lens and
features our advanced internal focus mechanism, making this lens and ideal choice for
hand-held location work in portrait, fashion, nature, and commercial photography.
Filter diameter is 77mm .............................................................................................3154.00
HC 150mm f/3.2
HC 300mm f/4.5
HC 210mm f/4.0
(HA30045HC)
The longest lens in the HC lens range. It has a fast autofocus reaction making it suitable
for certain sports and wildlife applications. The high quality even at wide apertures
makes it suitable for fashion photographers needing to blur out disturbing backgrounds.
This high performance lens also features an integral rotatable tripod mount for rapid
horizontal and vertical composition change. Filter diameter is 95mm ...................3918.00
HC 50-110mm f/3.5-4.5
HC 50-110mm
f/3.5-4.5
(HA5011035HC)
Offering a zoom range from wide-angle to short telephoto, this lens boasts exceptionally
high image quality at all focal length settings, whether shooting film or digital, and is
comparable with corresponding fixed focal length lenses. Filter size is 95mm.......3918.00
1.7x Tele-Converter
1.7x Tele-Converter
(HA17XE)
Convenient way to expand your range of lenses, the 1.7x features the same outstanding
optical and mechanical quality as all Hasselblad H system lenses. (Not compatible with
the 28mm , 35mm or 50-110mm. With the 300mm , AF function is disabled)......1344.00
CF Adapter
(HACFLA)
Allows all lenses from the V system to be used with the H3D, automatically expanding
the potential lens range for the H3D more than a dozen different focal lengths. This is a
truly useful accessory for professional photographers who need occasional access to
specific lenses not used in their everyday work.........................................................1045.00
CF Adapter
Model
Focal
Length
Equivalent 35mm
Focal Length
Aperture
Range
No. of
Elements/Groups
Focusing
Range
Filter
Diameter
Dimensions (LW)
and Weight
HCD 28mm f/4
28.9mm
22mm
4 - 32
12/9
0.35m - ∞
95mm
4 x 4” / 30 oz.
HC 35mm f/3.5
35.8mm
22mm
3.5 - 32
11/10
0.5m - ∞
95mm
4.9 x 3.9” / 34 oz.
HC 50mm f/3.5
50.4mm
28mm
3.5 - 32
10/9
0.6m - ∞
77mm
4.6 x 3.4” / 34 oz.
HC 80mm f/2.8
82.3mm
45mm
2.8 - 32
6/6
0.7m - ∞
67mm
2.8 x 3.3” / 17 oz.
HC 100mm f/2.2
100.0mm
50mm
2.2 - 32
6/5
0.9m - ∞
77mm
NA / 28 oz.
HC 120mm f/4.0 Macro
118.7mm
73mm
4 - 45
9/9
0.39m - ∞
67mm
NA / 49.7 oz.
HC 150mm f/3.2
150.0mm
85mm
3.2 - 45
9/8
1.3m - ∞
77mm
4.9 x 3.4” / 35 oz.
HC 210mm f/4.0
211.1mm
128mm
4 - 45
10/6
1.8m - ∞
77mm
6.5 x 3.3” / 2.9 lbs.
HC 300mm f/4.5
292.0mm
170mm
4.5 - 45
9/7
2.5m - ∞
95mm
NA / 76 oz.
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H ASS E L BL AD
VIEWFINDERS
Customizing your way of working is one of the great benefits of a modular system. Three different viewfinders are offered with
the H System to suit your preferences. There are two 90° reflex viewfinders, one for film/digital and the other for purely digital
use. Both have dot matrix LCD display, integral flash unit and databus connectors. There is also a waist-level magnifying
hood for low-level shooting and other applications.
HV90x Prism Viewfinder
(HAVHV90X)
The HV90x is a 90° reflex viewfinder, providing 100% field of view even when wearing eyeglasses,
and built-in multi-mode light metering system. It features 2.7x image magnification, integrated
fill-in flash with guide number 12, a hot-shoe for automatic flash (Metz SCA3002 system / adapter
SCA3902), a dot matrix LCD that shows all relevant information, and built-in diopter adjustment
from -4 to +2.5.
HV90x
HVM Waist Level Viewfinder
(HAWLV)
The HVM waist level viewfinder allows a comfortable lower viewing angle either for effect or where
eye contact with the subject is desirable in portrait photography, for example. Autofocus function of
all lenses fully retained. Optimized for horizontal format shooting and not suitable for vertical
format use. An enlarging eyepiece is fitted to provide a close view of the focusing screen. For viewing
at a distance, it can be either temporarily flipped away or removed if desired. Custom made eyesight
correction lenses (available from opticians) can be fitted for optimal viewing comfort and accuracy.
HVM
HVD 90x
HVD 90x Viewfinder
This 90° reflex viewfinder is specifically designed for digital photography to provide an enlarged view
to match the sensor format. Supplied with the H3D, the HVD 90x offers a 100% field of view even
when wearing eyeglasses. Three metering modes, Center Weighted, Center Spot and Spot, are
available. It can also be used together with film magazines if 100% composition accuracy is not
necessary. It has a 3.1x image magnification, integrated fill-in flash with guide number 12, a hot-shoe
for automatic flash (Metz SCA3002 system / adapter SCA3902), a dot matrix LCD with presentation
of all relevant information, and built-in diopter adjustment from –5 to + 3.5.
DETACHABLE FILM MAGAZINES
Detachable film magazines allow the photographer to exchange exposed film for unexposed
in seconds, or change between film types, lengths, and formats without losing a single frame.
Carrying extra, pre-loaded film magazines effectively increase your readiness and efficiency,
in the studio or in the field. Film magazines also broaden the scope of H cameras allowing
them to tackle areas where digital backs are not always suitable; specialist films for scientific
or other applications, long exposures, night photography etc.
Film Magazine HM 16-32 (HAHM1632M): Easy to load on or off the camera, the HM 16-32
magazine uses either 120 or 220 film (16 or 32 frames), and can be changed in the middle of
the roll without losing a single frame. It is equipped with an LCD, and has indicators and safety
features to prevent mistakes. It has a built-in dark slide, battery-powered memory, and Barcode
recognition function.
HMi-100 Polaroid Film Magazine (HAIFM): For type 100 instant film. Extremely useful for
quickly checking exposure, lighting, and composition. The magazine is attached and removed
as easily as standard film magazines........................................................................................642.00
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ACCESSORIES
The Hasselblad approach to quality is not limited to cameras and lenses. Each one of the specially designed H accessories plays
its part in producing the finest images possible. In true Hasselblad style, the accessory range is expanding to meet photographers’ needs and is destined to be the widest in the world.
Release Cord H (HARCH)
19˝ remote release cord for H cameras ....79.00
13mm Extension Tube (HAET13H1) .........305.00
26mm Extension Tube (HAET26H1) .........309.00
52mm Extension Tube (HAET52H1) .........386.00
13mm, 26mm
and 52mm
Extension Tubes
Battery Grip CR-123 (HAGB123H1): Removable
grip with battery compartment. For use with
three CR-123 lithium batteries ...............151.00
UV-Sky 77mm Glass Filter (HAUVS77) ....112.00
7.2v Rechargeable Battery Grip (HABGH1)
Removable H1 grip containing a li-ion
rechargeable battery with capacity of up to
1850 mAh.................................................212.00
UV-Sky 95mm Glass Filter (HAUVS95) ....145.00
Circular 67mm Polarizing Filter (HAP67)
Eliminates ultraviolet rays to remove haze
from outdoor shots as well as polarizing the
light to remove reflections, and increase color
saturation.................................................165.00
Battery Charger (HACBH1Q): Charger for 7.2v
Rechargeable Battery Grip ......................175.00
Battery Charger (HACBH1): Charger for older
9.6v Rechargeable Grip ...........................175.00
Pro Shade V/H 60-95 (HAPLH6095H)
An adjustable bellows lens shade that provides
highly efficient protection against stray light.
Its compact, flat folding design saves space in
the equipment case. By using the Pro Shade
adapters, this shade can be fitted to all
Hasselblad H-system lenses as well as all
V-system lenses except the Distagon CFi
30mm and Tele-Superachromat FE 300mm.
The shade features a filter holder for glass,
gelatin, or plastic filters. The bellows folds
down for easy access to the filter holder or
for viewing without filter. It is supplied with a
Pro Shade Mask 6093/250.......................418.00
Battery Charger
Circular 77mm
Polarizing Filter (HAP77) .........................231.00
Circular 95mm
Polarizing Filter (HAP95) .........................349.00
Pro Shade V/H 60-95
67mm Pro Shade Adapter
95mm Pro Shade Adapter (HAAPS609595)
Fits HC lenses with 95mm filter size ......179.00
Wrist Strap H (HASWH1)
It attaches to the grip and improves comfort
and security in hand-held photography...49.00
HS-Grid and HS-Standard Focusing Screens
Flash Adapter
SCA 3902
Mounts for 3˝ Gelatin Filters (HAFH336093)
Adhesive cardboard mounts with 4 x 4˝
outside dimensions for use with 3 x 3˝ gelatin
filters. Fits the Pro Shade V/H 60-95 ........43.00
Mounts for 4˝ Gelatin Filters (HAFH446093)
Adhesive cardboard mounts with 4 x 4˝
outside dimensions for use with 4 x 4˝ gelatin
filters. Fits the Pro Shade V/H 60-95 ........53.00
Tripod Quick Coupling H (HATQCH)
Mounted on a tripod, this accessory facilitates
rapid attachment and removal of the camera.
The camera is firmly held in an exact and repeatable position. Two integrated spirit levels
make horizontal positioning of the camera
easy. It fits 1/4˝ and 3/8˝ tripod threads and
has a safety catch .....................................137.00
Camera Strap H (HASH1)
Extra wide camera strap with anti-slip backing
for Hasselblad H cameras .........................59.95
67mm Pro Shade Adapter (HAAPS609567)
Attaches to the Pro Shade V/H 60-95 and fits
HC lenses with 67mm filter size. Bayonet
mounts with lock to provide positive and
secure attachment....................................151.00
77mm Pro Shade Adapter (HAAPS609577)
Fits HC lenses with 77mm filter size ......151.00
UV-Sky 67mm Glass Filter (HAUVS67)
Absorbs UV radiation and reduces blue haze
without affecting colors. Protects the front
lens surface.................................................98.00
Mounts for
4˝ Gelatin Filters
Focusing Screen HS-Grid (HAFSHSG)
Spherical Acute-Matte D type with grid and
central markings for spot (Ø7.5 mm) and AF
metering area. Grid provides a visual aid for
various applications including technical and
architectural work ...................................135.00
Focusing Screen HS-Standard (HAFSHSC)
Spherical Acute-Matte D type. Central markings for spot (Ø7.5 mm) and AF metering
area. Supplied with all H camera bodies .CALL
Flash Adapter SCA 3902 (HASCA3902)
For connecting flashes compatible with the
SCA 3002 system to H cameras ..............171.00
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KENK O
LENS ADAPTERS
Teleplus
Teleconverters for Digital SLR Cameras
Placed between
the camera
body and
lens, a
teleconverter
contains a set
of optics that
will effectively
increase the focal
length of any lens it is used with. Kenko’s 1.5x
and 2x Teleplus converters have the effect of
multiplying the focal length of your lens by 1.5x
or 2.0x. For example, using the MC1.5DG with
a 300 mm lens will effectively increase the focal
length to 450mm. Using the MC4DG 2x teleconverter with a 300mm lens will effectively increase the focal length to 600mm. They are an
easy and inexpensive way to increase the abilities of your telephoto lens without the expense
of purchasing and carrying another telephoto
lens. Kenko Teleplus converters are small and
easy to carry in your camera bag.
Incorporating circuitry to work with the latest
digital cameras, Kenko’s converters also feature
genuine Gate Array IC (Integrated Circuitry).
This allows the converters to maintain signal
integrity between the camera body and lens.
Their 4- and 7-element design is made with
high quality multicoated optical glass from
Hoya, the worlds largest manufacturer of glass.
Full AF operation with the converters is possible with camera lenses with open aperture of f4
or brighter. (AF will only work properly if there
is enough light and contrast on the subject to
activate the camera’s AF sensors. (Manual focusing is recommended when using lenses with
smaller open f-stop value than those given
above.)
MC1.5DG 1.5x (4 elements in 4 groups)
Available for Canon EOS (KE1.5XCD), Nikon
(KE1.5XND), Sony/Minolta (KE1.5XMD) and
Pentax (KE1.5XPD) .......................................86.95
MC4DG 2x (4 elements in 4 groups)
Available for Canon EOS (KE2X4CD), Nikon
(KE2X4ND) Sony/Minolta (KE2X4MD) and
Pentax (KE2X4PAF) ........................................94.95
MC7DG 2x (7 elements in 5 groups)
Available for anon EOS (KE2X7CD), Nikon
(KE2X7ND), Sony/Minolta (KE2X7MD) and
Pentax (KE2X7PD) ......................................134.95
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Kenko PRO 300DG 3.0x
Placed between the camera body and lens, a teleconverter
contains a set of optics that will effectively increase the focal
length of a lens by a specific amount. Common magnifications
are 1.4x and 2x, but the Kenko Teleplus PRO 300DG AF converter has a 3x magnification. For example, using a 3 times (3x)
teleconverter will increase the focal of 300mm lens to 900mm.
The Teleplus PRO 300DG AF is made with high quality multicoated optical glass. It is designed for use with lenses of 50mm
or above and work best with 100mm to 500mm tele lenses.
Incorporating circuitry to work with the latest digital cameras,
the Teleplus PRO 300DG AF converter also has genuine Gate Array IC
(Integrated Circuitry), so the converter maintains signal integrity between the camera body
and lens. These converters are designed to electronically operate the same way an original
manufacturer’s converter would provided there is enough light available.
Note: Due to the 3 stop light loss inherent in a 3x converter, the PRO 300 will not auto focus
with lenses that have a smaller aperture than f/2.8. With all lenses having apertures smaller
than f/2.8, Kenko recommends using the PRO 300 3x in manual focus mode.
Pro 300DG 3x Teleconverter (KE3XP300CD): For Canon EOS..............................................224.95
Pro 300DG 3x Teleconverter (KE3XP300ND): For Nikon .......................................................224.95
Pro 300DG 3x Teleconverter (KE3XP300MD): For Sony/Minolta...........................................224.95
Kenko PRO 300DG 2.0x and 1.4x
Like the 3x, the Teleplus PRO 300 2x and 1.4x converters are made with precision quality
multicoated optical glass supplied by Hoya Corporation.
These glass elements are designed to match the optical
quality of the prime lens (even at the edges) and telephoto
zoom lenses. The optical design of the elements and light
path is wide enough not to cause vignetting.
They are designed specifically to be used with
prime telephoto lenses of 100mm or above,
such as the Tokina AT-X 300 AF PRO, 300mm
f/2.8 lens, and work best with telephoto lenses
of 200mm to 500mm.
Like the 3x, the Teleplus PRO 300 2x and 1.4x
converters have genuine Gate Array IC (Integrated Circuitry). This means that the converter’s own unique circuitry maintains signal integrity between the camera body and lens. These converters are designed to electronically
operate the same way as an original manufacturer’s converter.
Full AF operation with 2.0x is possible when using camera lenses with maximum aperture of
F2.8 or brighter. Please be aware that AF will work properly only if there is enough light and
contrast on the subject to activate the camera’s AF sensors. (Manual focusing is required when
using lenses with smaller maximum f-stop value than those given above).With the 1.4x, full AF
operation is possible with camera lenses having a maximum aperture of F4 or brighter. The
same light and contrast requirements apply.
2x AF Pro 300DG Teleconverter (KE2XP300CD: For Canon EOS ..........................................214.95
2x AF Pro 300DG Teleconverter (KE2XP300ND): For Nikon ................................................214.95
2x AF Pro 300DG Teleconverter (KE2XP300MD): For Sony/Minolta .....................................214.95
1.4x Teleplus Pro 300DG Teleconverter (KE1.4XP300CD): For Canon EOS ..........................194.95
1.4x Teleplus Pro 300DG Teleconverter (KE1.4XP300ND): For Nikon .................................194.95
1.4x Teleplus Pro 300DG Teleconverter (KE1.4XP300MD): For Sony/Minolta ......................194.95
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LENS ADAPTERS
Teleplus
Extension Tube Set
Lensbabies
Extension tubes
are designed to
enable a lens to
focus closer than
its normal set
minimum focusing distance.
Getting closer
has the effect of
magnifying your
subject. They are
exceptionally useful for macro photography,
enabling you to convert almost any lens into a
macro lens at a fraction of the cost.
The tubes have no optics. They are mounted
in between the camera body and lens to
create more distance between the lens and
film plane. By moving the lens father away
from the film in the camera, the lens is forced
to focus much closer than normal. The
greater the length of the extension tube, the
closer the lens can focus.
Kenko’s Extension Tube Set contains three
tubes (12mm, 20mm, and 36mm) which can
be used individually or in any combination.
They are designed with all the circuitry and
mechanical coupling to maintain AF and TTL
auto exposure.
Extension Tube Set DG
For Canon EOS (KEAETSCD), Sony/Minolta
(KEAETSMD) and Nikon (KEAETSND) .........169.00
UniPlus Tubes
UniPlus Tube (extension ring) is designed to
shoot subjects at closer distance with higher
magnification (1/2 for Tube 25 and 1/4 for
Tube 12) with 50mm standard lens. Perfect
coupling with automatic aperture, TTL metering and AE mechanism.
12mm Autofocus Extension Tube DG
For Canon EOS (KEET12CD),
Sony/Minolta (KEET12MD), and
Nikon AF-D (KEET12ND) .........................74.95
25mm Autofocus Extension Tube DG
For Canon EOS (KEET25CD), Sony/Minolta
(KEET25MD), Nikon KEET25ND), and Pentax
(KEET25PAF) ..............................................89.95
Selective Focus SLR
Camera Lenses
Simple & easy to use. Most photographers get rewarding images within a short practice period. The
Lensbaby combines several vintage camera technologies into a novel, patent-pending combination.
The shooter focuses a Lensbaby using the
same general principle used with a bellows
camera – by moving the focusing collar in
and out with the fingertips. The photographer moves the ‘sweet spot’ of focus around
the picture plane by bending the glass optic
out of a parallel position to the image capture plane, like a tilt-shift lens. Reminiscent
of Waterhouse stops, the photographer
swaps apertures by removing one aperture
ring and replacing it with another.
Original Lensbaby
• Focal Length: around 50mm
• Optical glass element
• Minimum Focus 12˝
Aperture: f2.8, f4, f5.6, f8
• Size 2.25˝ x 2.5˝
• Weight 3.5 oz
Lensbaby Macro Set
Includes: +4 and +10 macro
lenses
• 37mm threads
• +4 lens focuses 6˝ to 12˝
• +10 lens focuses 3.5˝ to 5˝
• Thread +4 and +10 lenses
together to focus 2˝ to 3˝
LEMKL ..........................$32.95
Lensbaby 2.0
• Focal Length: around 50mm
• Element: coated, high refractive index, low dispersion optical glass doublet
• Minimum Focus 12˝
• Interchangeable levitating
magnetic Aperture: f2.0,
f2.8, f4, f5.6, f8
• Size 2.25˝ x 2.5˝
• Weight 3.6 oz
Lensbaby
for Canon EOS
for Canon FD
for Contax & Yashica
for Leica R
for Minolta Maxxum
for Minolta MD
for Nikon
for Olympus D-SLR (4/3 System)
for Olympus OM MF
for Pentax K
for Universal (M42) Screw Mount
Price
Lensbaby 3G
• Focus Type: Manual/Fingertip with 2 additional
types of fine focusing
• Element: Same as 2.0
• Interchangeable levitating
magnetic Aperture: f/2,
f/2.8, f/4, f/5.6, f/8, f/11,
f/16, f/22 • Min. Focus 12˝
• Size 3˝ x 3.25˝
• Weight 5.7 oz
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2.0
3G
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LEICA
M8
10.3-Megapixel Digital Rangefinder
Camera with Interchangeable Lenses
The dream of many Leica photographers has come true: The greatest 35mm
rangefinder camera of all time, the legendary Leica M system is available for
professional digital photography. Breaking completely new ground, the Leica M8
doesn’t only look like an M - it utilizes all the benefits of the analog Leica M
system for sophisticated and creative digital photography. It is the only digital
camera for professionals to incorporate the rangefinder system with its advantages of discreet and quiet operation, speed and
precision. And the no-compromise quality criteria of the M system continue to
apply to the M8. Full compatibility with nearly all M lenses means that their
unique imaging performance is now available for digital photography, too.
The low-noise 10.3-megapixel CCD image sensor has been specifically matched
to the compact lens design to guarantee superlative photographic quality.
The controls and functions of the digital M still concentrate on the essentials.
The proven M concept is complemented by the intelligent extra functions that
digital technology has to offer.
F E AT UR ES
10.3 Megapixel Resolution
Full Light Efficiency
The low-noise CCD image sensor has been optimized for the special features of the M lens system
and provides an excellent resolution of 10.3 million pixels.The CCD technology used in the M8
provides a high basic speed of ISO 160 extending to a maximum speed setting of ISO 2500, and
produces pictures that rival the image quality of film-based Leica M cameras. A moire filter, which
optically filters out fine image details, was deliberately omitted to utilize the full resolution of the
Leica M lenses. Instead, any moire patterns are eliminated by the camera’s signal processor. Because the light towards the edges impinges on the sensor obliquely with Leica M lenses, the thickness of the cover glass has been reduced to just 0.5mm to prevent unwanted refraction. As a result,
the image has uniform brightness right to the edge. To increase the light sensitivity of the CCD
sensor, micro lenses are positioned in front of the pixels, and uses a special micro lens structure
that is perfectly tailored to the characteristics of the Leica M lenses.
The highest film speed settings of up to ISO
2500 allow much more detailed pictures to be
taken than was ever possible with analog films.
As a result, the M8 opens up a new chapter in
the history of available light photography.
The Fascination of the Moment – Analog and Digital
Photography is the art of using light to capture an image. Whether analog or digital – this
basic principle of photography never changes. In 1925, Leica presented the first successful
35mm camera, and became known for uncompromising optical and mechanical quality
with incredibly compact cameras. The Leica M3 was launched in 1954 and continues today
as the classic retro MP and auto-exposure M7. The world’s best photographers have
come to rely on the Leica M rangefinder system, which allows them to anticipate how a
situation will develop. Together with the analog MP and M7, the digital M8 is now
continuing the success story. It is a professional tool that combines genuine M photography
with digital image technology – concentrating on what is essential, yet offering
uncompromising quality and full system compatibility with the world’s best lenses.
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Leica M Lenses
Leica M lenses are recognized as the best in the
world and demonstrate their full capabilities
on the Leica M8. The extremely high resolution
of all M system lenses since 1954 make them
perfect for digital photography. The M8 quite
deliberately has no resolution reducing moire
filter in front of the sensor to maintain the full
performance of the lens.
The Leica M8 uses an optical scanner on the
camera's bayonet to identify the 6 bit-coding
of the current Leica M lenses. This allows the
slight vignetting caused by the system to be
compensated, further improving the familiar
high image quality. The lens type identified is
saved in the EXIF data for the image file and
the reflector position on modern flash units
is adjusted to the image angle depending on
the focal length. Existing M lenses can be
retroactively 6 bit-coded by Leica.
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L EIC A
M8
M-TTL Flash Technology
◆ The unique feature of
the Leica M-TTL flash
technology is that a pre-flash for flash
metering is fired immediately before the
actual exposure. TTL measurement of the
light reflected by the surfaces of the subject
determines the exact power required from
the main flash. The seamless addition of the
flash intensity to the available light results in
flash photographs that retain the natural
lighting mood.
◆ Auto slow sync function lets you use aperture
priority mode in conjunction with the flash
technology. It ensures that the image
background is balanced even if the intensity
of the ambient light should change. An
appropriate metered amount of fill-in flash
is emitted to provide correct exposure.
Depending on your experience or the
intended effect, various maximum exposure
times can be set for aperture priority.
The Rangefinder System
The rangefinder system is an optical masterpiece, created for cutting-edge photography.
Unlike a reflex system, where you focus through the lens, and the focal length and speed
determine the accuracy of the measurement, the measuring basis of the M8 remains constant
regardless of the lens. This makes it many times more accurate at short focal lengths.
The high-contrast focusing images in the center of the viewfinder field guarantee fast and
precise focusing with pinpoint accuracy, even in poor lighting conditions. The image field
selector enables you to simulate the effect of a different focal length and thus choose the
right lens in advance. The six bright line frames show the exact framing, as the automatic
parallax compensation adjusts their position depending on the distance setting. All relevant
information needed to achieve a perfect result can be seen in the bright-line frame finder,
along with the subject’s surroundings – ideal for spontaneous, inconspicuous photography.
Tonal Value Histogram
As a professional digital camera, the M8 provides an RGB tonal value histogram. This can be
called up at any time to check the exposure of saved pictures and can also be combined with the
automatic review function. Another useful feature is the additional marking of overexposed
sections of an image - known as the clipping warning. The particular advantage of this is that
these two control tools are constantly updated when zooming in on the LCD display, allowing the
quality of even the finest image details to be assessed. Pressing the Info function key displays all of
the photographic settings from the quick menu and additional meta-information saved with the
image file - this enables you to completely evaluate a picture as soon as you have taken it.
Optimum RAW Data Conversion
Simple, Intuitive Operation
◆ The core controls for operating the digital
functions are the direction buttons and rotary
setting dial, which in combination allow
rapid navigation. By pressing the “Set” button,
the picture parameters menu is called up on
the 2.5˝ monitor. Here the principal settings
for the picture can quickly be selected: sensor
speed, lighting correction, white balance,
data compression and picture resolution.
Three saved profile slots are available for
quickly calling up frequently used and
application-specific combinations.
◆ The menu button calls up a clear system
menu for selecting the long-term basic
settings, such as the ECI RGB, Adobe RGB
and sRGB colour variants. The photographer
can make their own choice about whether
the photographs should be shown for
checking on the large display directly after
they have been taken, how long they should
be displayed and whether they wish to see a
tonal values histogram with that display.
Bundled Capture One LE RAW data converter ensures that the raw data supplied by the CCD
sensor and saved in the future-proof Adobe digital negative format (DNG) is processed to yield
optimum quality. The development of even ultra fine tonal value nuances from the 16 bit-image
supplied by the CCD sensor is comparable with the image quality provided by film professionally
developed in a photographic laboratory. The logical functions for adjusting the quality and the
well-structured user interface mean that Capture One LE can be used to achieve outstanding
results with consummate ease and speed.
Compact, Discreet, Supremely Functional
No other professional camera is as compact as the Leica M. As no mirror box is needed, the
M8 has a depth of less than 37mm. The M lenses also benefit from the short distance to the
focal plane, making them small and lightweight. The incredible compactness of the M8
camera and lenses makes them the ideal equipment for travel and reportage photographers.
Mirror vibration and the resulting blurring are not an issue for Leica M8 users. The
inconspicuousness, distinct design and barely audible shutter release are yet more reasons
for the unique vibrancy of M8 pictures. Time and time again, photographers using the
Leica M in areas of tension in the world report that they are not perceived as journalists,
allowing them to capture scenes that remain beyond the reach of those using other systems.
Portraits appear more relaxed as the camera does not cover the photographer’s face and he
can maintain eye contact with the model. This discretion is made possible by concentrating
on what is essential for photography. This philosophy has been consistently implemented
on the M8, bringing the core values of M8 photography into the digital world.
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Advanced Features
M8 Specifications:
◆ The M8 is designed to deliver professional
results over many years. The enclosed
all-metal body is made of a high-strength
magnesium alloy while the top and base
plates are cut from solid brass blocks and
then given a black or silver chrome finish.
The battery and the SD card slot are located
under the base plate and provides effective
protection from dust and moisture.
◆ The electronically controlled metal blade
focal-plane shutter enables shutter speeds of
up to 1/8000 second to be achieved. Even in
very bright surroundings, the photographer
still has total creative freedom thanks to the
selective focus feature with open aperture.
The high flash synchronization speed of
1/250 second now allows daylight flash
photographs to be taken with selective focus.
◆ To make cocking the shutter as close to
silent as possible, a rubberized silent friction
wheel has been placed in the first winding
gear stage. A cam disk is used to transfer the
force at a constant torque over the entire
path of the cocking arm. As a result, the
electric motor cocks the shutter almost
soundlessly.
◆ The M8 has a special function for manually
cleaning the sensor. When you select the
corresponding option in the menu and press
the shutter release, the shutter remains open
while cleaning is in progress. The flat profile
of the Leica M camera means that the sensor
is more easily accessible than in a digital
mirror reflex camera, where the sensor is
accessible only by reaching behind the
mirror mounting.
◆ The M8 is supplied with special software
that allows the camera to be controlled
remotely for scientific work or in a
photographic studio. With Leica Digital
Capture the camera can be operated from a
computer via a USB connection and the
image data can be saved directly onto hard
disk. The software can send all settings in the
exposure parameter menu, e. g. sensitivity
and resolution, to the camera.
◆ The camera also has a traditional threaded
release button for the use of a cable release.
◆ A display on the left-hand side of
the top
plate constantly shows the remaining
capacity of the SD card and the battery.
The information is available at a glance at
all times.
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Image Sensor: 10.3 million pixel low-noise CCD sensor tailored to the M lens system
Viewfinder: Large light bright line frame viewfinder/rangefinder with automatic parallax
compensation. Viewfinder lens optimal visibility of all bright line frames whatever the
lighting situation. Eyepiece coordinated to -0.5 dpt. Correction lenses available from ±3 dpt.
Image field limiter by activating two bright lines each: for 24 and 35 mm/28 and 90 mm/50
and 75 mm. Automatic activation when lens is screwed in. With the image field selector
each pair of the bright lines can be activated manually, so simulating each focal length.
Parallax compensation: the horizontal and vertical difference between the viewfinder and
the lens is automatically compensated according to the focusing distance used, i.e. the
viewfinder bright-line frame automatically aligns with the subject detail recorded by the
lens. Magnification 0.68 x (with all lenses). Combination of split and superimposed image
range finder shown as a bright field in the center of the viewfinder image.
Exposure Control: Automatic mode (Auto) with manual aperture preselection with relevant
viewfinder display. Manual exposure – camera exposure check visible via LED light balance
shown in the viewfinder.
Picture-Taking Modes: Single frame picture-taking, for one shutter release whenever
shutter is pressed; Continuous shooting with 2 pictures per second and 10 picture in series.
2- and 12-second self-timer.
Color Monitor: 2.5˝ bright LC display with a resolution of approx. 230,000 pixels for image
reproduction and menu selection. Brightness control in 5 levels. RGB tone value histogram
with identification of light image details without detailing (can also be used with zoom-in).
Data Formats: DNG : 3916 x 2634 pixels (10.31 MP), JPG : 3936 x 2630 pixels (10.35 MP),
2952 x 1972 pixels (5.8 MP), 1968 x 1315 Pixel (2.6 MP), 1312 x 876 Pixel (1.15 MP). DNG ,
2 different highly compressed JPEG levels.
Storage Medium: SD cards up to 4 GB
White Balance: Automatic, 6 presettings, manual white balance, color temperature input
from 2,000 K to 13,100 K.
Color Spaces: Adobe RGB, sRGB, ECI RGB.
Metering: TTL metering heavily center-weighted with preset working aperture. Metering
range EV 0 to EV 20 at room temperature 20° C, aperture 1.0 and ISO 160/23°.
Flash: M-TTL Guide Number Control with metering preflash via accessory shoe SCA 3502
(from version M4) or with flash LEICA SF24 D. Fast 1/250s provides for creative open
aperture photography even with bright ambient light. Manual flash sync times from B
(bulb) to 1/250 sec.
Shutter Speed: In automatic mode (A) steplessly from 32 to 1/8000. Using manual setting
4-to 1/8000 in half steps. B for long exposures of any duration. Shutter action optimized for
minimum noise.
Battery: Lithium-ion rechargeable battery with 3.7 V and 1900 mAh.
Computer Interface: 5-pin standardized mini USB port for fast USB 2.0 data transfer to
computer on left side of housing. With Leica DIGITAL CAPTURE camera can be
software-controlled via USB 2.0 connection.
Construction: Closed solid metal housing made of a highly stable magnesium alloy for
long-lasting professional usage. Black synthetic leather covering. Cover plate and base cover
milled from solid brass and silver or black chrome-plated. Tripod bushing DIN4503 –
A1/4 (1/4˝) at center of base cover.
Includes: Carrying strap with anti-slip guard, camera cover for M bayonet, lithium ion
battery charger, car and 3 mains plug adapters (Euro, UK, USA), USB connecting lead,
CD Capture One LE, software CD with Leica DIGITAL CAPTURE.
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Angle Finder M (LEAVFM): A freely rotatable
45° eyepiece that makes it easy to view your
subject in all situations. It shows a laterally
correct, right-side up section of the center of
the viewfinder image, approx. ...............365.00
Ever-Ready Case
Battery Charger
Billingham Khaki Combination Bag
1.25x Viewfinder Magnifier M (LEVFM)
Enlarges the viewfinder image by 1.25x. It also
improves focusing accuracy by expanding the
effective measuring base .........................278.95
Diopter Lenses: Provide near or far-sighted
users a clear viewfinder image without the use
of eyeglasses. Diopter lenses are available in
the following strengths: +0.5 Diopter (LEDP.5M),
Hand Grip M8
Neoprene Case M with Short Front
Neoprene Case M with Large Front
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
Viewfinder for 21/24/28mm Lenses
Angle Finder M
+1 Diopter (LEDP1M), +1.5 Diopter (LEDP1.5M),
+2.0 Diopter (LEDP2M), +3.0 Diopter (LEDP3M),
-0.5 Diopter (LEDM.5M), -1.0 Diopter (LEDM1M),
-1.5 Diopter (LEDM1.5M), -2.0 Diopter (LEDM2M),
-3.0 Diopter (LEDM3M) ..............................72.95
SF24D TTL Flash (LESF24D): A lightweight and
compact flash that allows TTL-flash exposure
control with the M8. Information such as
aperture and distance is available in the LCD.
It supports automatic flash exposure control,
and includes 24mm wide angle and 85mm
telephoto diffusers and a velvet pouch...249.95
Cable Release (14067)
10˝ long with set screw ............................CALL
SF24D
TTL
Flash
Cable Release (LECR20R)
20˝ long with set screw .............................29.95
Camera Protector
Ever-Ready Case (LECLM8): A soft black leather
case holds an M8 with an attached lens up to
70mm. A rotating lower section allows you to
change the battery and memory card without
removing the case....................................219.95
Neoprene Case M with Short Front (LESNCM)
A fitted neoprene case that protects the M8
with an attached lens up to 60mm. It has two
spaces for memory cards ..........................49.95
Neoprene Case M with Large Front (LELNCM)
Same as above, with space for the M8 with an
attached lens up to 80mm ........................49.95
Billingham Combination Bag
A flexible waterproof canvas case that holds 2
M8 bodies with lenses attached, or 1 M8 body
with 3-4 lenses, a flash and some additional
accessories. A zipperless main compartment
offers quick access to your gear. Available in
Black (LECBB) and Khaki (LECBK).............184.95
Universal Wide-Angle Viewfinder M
Camera Protector (LEPM8): A soft nappa calf
leather half-case that protects the M8 body in
tough conditions and improves the ergonomics
when holding the camera .......................109.95
Hand Grip M8: Improved comfort when
holding the camera for a long period or when
using heavier, higher-speed lenses. Available in
Black (LEGM8B) and Silver (LEGM8S).........199.95
Table Tripod (LETT): A compact support for
long exposure time. With three folding legs and
standard 1/4-20˝ top screw thread.........108.95
Large Ball and Socket Head (LEBSHL)
Holds nearly any camera/lens combination.
1/4-20˝ standard camera attachment screw.
Great for use with the Leica tabletop tripod.
It features a ridged ball for precise feel and
positioning capacity. Supports 5.5 lb .....198.95
Universal Wide-Angle Viewfinder M (12011)
A universally-compatible, compact viewfinder
that shows the exact trimming for 16, 18, 21,
24 and 28mm focal lengths, making it ideal for
use with the 16-18-21mm f/4 ASPH lens. A
spirit level is included for exact alignment.
Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery (LEBM8)
A 3.7v, 1900 mAh rechargeable battery that has
the capacity for about 575 exposures and
charges in 200 minutes with the M8 Battery
Charger. It monitors relevant battery data (e.g.
temperature, remaining capacity) for reliable
and convenient operation.......................109.95
Viewfinder for 21/24/28mm Lenses (LEVFB)
Simply slide the viewfinder into the accessory
shoe and select the desired finder field by
turning a thumbwheel, which has a click stop
at each of the three possible settings ......399.95
M8 Battery Charger (LECLIBM8)
Can be used in nearly any country either in a
car (12-24v) or at mains voltages of 100-240v.
It detects the status of your battery, and adapts
the charge to ensure its long life.............129.95
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M LENSES
The extreme importance that Leica dedicates to the highest quality of its products can be verified
on every individual lens. Optical glasses are prepared to special formulations and grounded,
polished and ultimately centered with extremely meticulous craftsmanship. The result, convenient,
compact precision optics, unique in themselves that are always designed to meet the needs of
practical photography. And extraordinarily long-lived too. All Leica M lenses are compatible
with every M cameras of the past, present and future. There is more. The judicious policy of
preserving compatibility even allows lenses from the 1930’s to be used on highly modern Leica
cameras. Every new lens is supplied with a high-grade soft nappa leather case and a lens hood
that is specifically designed for that lens.
At Leica, each lens is a masterpiece. Aspherical lens elements (ASPH) are used for further
enhancement of the imaging performance. They have a surface that deviates from the spherical
shape and they are very complex to produce, but they produce the very best results with a compact design. Apochromatic correction
(APO) is used by Leica on telephoto lenses in order to combine the color spectrum coming from a point on the subject practically
into a point on the image. This assures the highest sharpness across the entire image, even at full aperture.
All current lenses incorporate a code on the bayonet ring to enable the digital Leica M8 to recognize the lens type and to optimize
the image quality. These lenses can still be fully used with the current analog cameras as well as past M system cameras.
WIDE ANGLE LENSES
Elmarit-M 21mm f/2.8 ASPH
(LE2128AMB)
This compact ultra-wide-angle lens delivers outstanding detail and superb contrast even at full
aperture. And the highest level of image quality is maintained even in the close-up range. Distortion
is minimal, and negligible in photographic practice. With its ultra-wide imaging angle of 92°, it is
ideally suited to landscape photography featuring dramatic effects. The foreground appears
monumental, while the rapidly diminishing background creates a wide horizon. This focal length
is also ideal for photojournalists who have to shoot right in the midst of the action. Since it delivers
extremely sharp images and good depth of field at the widest aperture settings, very good picture
results can be achieved in gruelling photojournalism assignments even without precise focusing.
Combine this remarkable lens with the ultra-short shutter delay and aperture priority automation
of the M8, and the result is the fastest camera system in existence. Available in black anodized or
silver chrome finish .......................................................................................................................3495.00
Elmarit-M 24mm f/2.8 ASPH
(LE2428AMB)
This lens establishes the standard for wide-angle lenses with regard to contrast and detail rendition
at full aperture. Special lens design combines one aspherical lens surface, one lens element with
anomalous partial dispersion and two other lens elements made of optical glasses with high indices
of refraction to give this compact lens outstanding contrast—and detail rendition— even at full
aperture. This focal length is often ideal for dynamic close-ups or for landscape photographs with
great depth. Also ideal for photojournalism assignments and architectural shots. 24mm focal length
means that converging verticals, such as those encountered when shooting buildings, are easy to
master with this lens without having to work from too great a distance. Though its focal length is
only 3mm longer than that of a 21mm lens, the 24mm yields surprisingly natural perspectives with
no indication that a super-wide-angle lens has been used. Available in black anodized or silver
chrome finish ................................................................................................................................2895.00
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Summicron-M 28mm f/2 ASPH
(LE282M)
This super fast wide-angle lens has been a benchmark product since its launch. It is highly
compact, and from maximum aperture on down it delivers outstanding picture quality. Its
ultra-fine detail rendition yields pictures of extraordinary plasticity. Even under critical lighting
situations, such as when shooting into the light, disturbing reflections and diffusion are largely
eliminated. With its 75° wide angle, it captures a wide enough frame for lively reportage
situations. The high aperture of f/2.0 enables creative selective focus to be employed even for
wide-angle shots. And this lens is particularly recommended when shooting in difficult lighting
conditions, such as at dusk or in dimly lit rooms with no flash.
Thanks to a sophisticated optical formula, in which special types of glass and an aspherical
surface were used, the dimensions and the weight are almost identical to the 28mm f/2.8 even
though it is one stop faster......................................................................................................3195.00
Elmarit-M 28mm f/2.8 ASPH
(LE2828MA)
This new high-speed lens is the most compact of Leica M lenses. By using an aspherical
element it was possible to attain top imaging performance with a weight of only 180
grams. This lens is practically distortion-free down to the close focus range of 0.7m
and only protrudes slightly into the viewfinder field of M cameras. Used on the M8, it
produces the effect of a 35mm lens which makes it ideal for reportage. Due to its
attractive price it can be particularly recommended as an introduction to the highquality range of Leica M lenses...................................................................................1495.00
Summilux-M 35mm f/1.4 ASPH
(LE3514AMB)
This lens is among the very best in terms of sheer quality of design. Its exceptional picture
performance in such a compact package is an outstanding achievement of Leica's aspherical
technology. The hallmarks of this remarkable lens include high contrast, superb detail
rendition across the image field, excellent flatness of field, and very low coma - all at
virtually the same quality even at distances down to 0.7 meters (28 in). The 35 mm focal
length is already the standard for many Leica photographers. Ultra-high speed paired with
outstanding optical characteristics and compact dimensions make this Summilux a
universal wide-angle lens. Its uses range from medium-distance portrait photography to
landscape shots. Best suited for available light photography .........................................3395.00
Summicron-M 35mm f/2 ASPH
Versatile all-around lens delivers phenomenal overall image quality, high contrast and exemplary
resolution over its entire aperture range, even wide open. By closing the aperture down only 2
stops to f/4, it delivers maximum resolution and contrast that is unsurpassed. It also impresses by
being virtually distortion-free. The word "standard" is particularly fitting for this astoundingly
compact wide-angle jewel. It turns any Leica M camera into a highly compact and elegant unit,
allowing the photographer to shoot discreetly, without drawing attention. Available in Black
(LE352AMB) and Chrome (LE352AMS)...........................................................................................2295.00
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Noctilux-M 50mm f/1.0
(LE501M)
The Noctilux transmits light more effectively than even the human eye, and as the world's first
production f/1.0 lens for 35 mm photography, it represents a landmark in the history of photography.
Its outstanding contrast sensitively differentiates subtle colors and its precise resolution displays the
finest of textures, even in highly unfavorable light. Maximum correction for aberrations such as coma
means that it delivers virtually bleed-free reproduction of point light sources. This lens opens up to
photographers a unique and fascinating pictorial language. It is not only outstandingly well suited to
shooting in dim light, but also for night shots without flash. The light from a candle is sufficient to
produce outstanding results. Specific image areas can be highlighted by means of its very shallow
depth of field at full aperture. In the soft-focus zones, this causes outlines to dissolve into an almost
abstract aesthetic of shapes and colors............................................................................................3995.00
Summilux-M 50mm f/1.4 ASPH
A combination of the know-how of Leica’s engineers and the latest manufacturing technology
has resulted in this outstanding standard lens. It delivers high-contrast images, with highresolution detail, even at its widest aperture, and down to its minimum focusing distance. This
is made possible by a number of factors including the use of a floating element, special glass
types with unique refraction properties, and elements with aspherical surfaces. The properties of
this lens not only make it ideal for any photo situation demanding a handy all-rounder with the
natural image angle of the 50 mm standard focal length, but also for available light situations,
selective-focus shots, and even fine art photography - usually the preserve of much larger
formats. Its wide-ranging versatility also makes it a top choice in assembling a Leica M lens
outfit. Available in Black (LE5014AMB) and Silver (LE5014AS) ....................................................2895.00
Summicron-M 50mm f/2.0 (LE502M)
The tried and well-proven optical design of this lens provides for a perfection of picture quality
extending all the way to the extreme corners of the image field even at full aperture, as well as
outstanding contrast throughout, at all apertures, even at close distances. Stopping down to f/2.8 or f/4
brings only a minimal increase in contrast. Distortion is extremely low and practically invisible. Its
well-balanced design makes this ideal standard lens an outstanding choice in terms of all criteria,
including image quality, speed, size, weight and price. It is also available in combination with the Leica
M7 as part of the entry-level set. Available in Black (LE502MB) and Silver (LE502MS) ...............1595.00
Elmar-M 50mm f/2.8
(LE5028M)
This extremely compact lens, which retracts into the camera housing, stems from the tradition of
the legendary Elmar lenses, a major factor in the success of the first Leicas. The classic four-element
design has been continually enhanced in its optical and mechanical components over the
decades, in line with advances in technology. The current version has been brought up to an
uncompromisingly modern standard. The use of high-refraction glasses and the new computeraided optical design are key factors in its outstanding overall performance. This classic with its 45°
coverage angle is closest of all to human eyesight. That's why the perspective appears so natural in
the images it produces. Its medium speed, small size, and light weight make this lens a practical
choice for many uses. Available in Black (LE5028MB) and Silver (LE5028MS) .................................995.00
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Summilux-M 75mm f/1.4
(LE7514M)
The elimination of flare and reflections and the unsurpassed fine tonal nuances delivered by this
"lightweight giant" are the fruits of meticulous optical design and unique glass formulations. No
coma is visible in the image field even at maximum aperture. Light falloff is extremely low for a lens
of this speed; distortion is practically unmeasurable. The high-speed aperture of f/1.4 is ideal for
available light photography, such as portraiture and photojournalism assignments. This lens
demonstrates its brilliance most particularly under difficult, high-contrast, harsh lighting
conditions, such as in a concert hall or theater............................................................................3695.00
APO-Summicron-M 75mm f/2 ASPH
(LE752AA)
By day and night, at a distance or close-up, this Summicron sets new standards. Its high-speed and
medium telephoto focal length combined with its compact dimensions make it a flexible alternative.
It is particularly well suited to brilliant close-ups and intimate available light portraits with natural
perspectives and appealing plasticity. With its wide aperture and limited depth of field, you can
emphasize particular areas of the subject for more impact. All details are reproduced in high contrast
and true to life, even at maximum aperture. The compact size belies its sophisticated features,
including a floating element, an aspherical element, and apochromatic correction...................2795.00
APO-Summicron-M 90mm f/2 ASPH
(LE902AMB)
Apochromatic color correction and an aspherical lens surface are combined for the first time in
this lens of this type. Of its five individual elements, two are made of high-refraction glass, while
two others feature anomalous partial dispersion. Its brilliance and quality of resolution are
exemplary even at full aperture. Light falloff is very low. Its fast aperture for a 90mm lens lets
you shoot at relatively short exposure times even in dim light, helping to minimize the effects of
camera shake, as when photographing street scenes from a distance .....................................2895.00
Elmarit-M 90mm f/2.8
(LE9028MB)
This Elmarit is a compact, universal, medium telephoto lens offering very good contrast
and sharpness over the entire field at all apertures, with barely discernible falloff even at
f/2.8. Natural-looking, realistic portraits against soft-focus backgrounds can be easily
achieved by shooting at the widest apertures. The lens weighs just over 400 grams and is
not much larger than a 50 mm lens - perfect for travel photos...............................1895.00
Elmarit-M 90mm f/2.8 (LE9028MS): Silver color........................................................1595.00
APO-TELYT-M 135mm f/3.4 ASPH
(LE13534AM)
A telephoto lens of uncompromising quality with apochromatic color correction, the
resolution, contrast, and sharpness of the 135 mm APO-TELYT are optimal at all apertures. It also has very little light falloff even at maximum aperture and minimal distortion, resulting in top pro-level performance. This lens can render the finest details
clearly and in rich contrast. As the longest focal length in the Leica M system, it's ideal
for shooting over long distances and is the perfect completion of any high-class outfit. It
permits distinctive landscape shots with typical telephoto effects: the foreground and
background are visually compressed. Moreover, it enables frame-filling portraits to be
shot from afar, so the subject is undisturbed............................................................2695.00
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Tri-Elmar-M 16-18-21mm f/4 ASPH
(LE164MTE)
With its impressive angle of view of 107°, the Tri-Elmar conquers 16 mm super wide-angle
photography in perfect Leica M style. Due to the minimal distortion and barely perceptible field
curvature, it can be recommended for highly demanding architecture photography even at the
16 mm setting. Used on the digital M8, it produces the image effect of a 21 - 28mm lens, still
enabling extreme wide-angle views. The ultra compact shape is achieved by two aspherical
elements. A new design of the interior focusing significantly enhances the quality in the closefocus range through an adaption of the floating element principle. Brilliant field depth can
therefore be used from a distance of 0.33 m for hyperfocal photography............................3495.00
Tri-Elmar-M 28-35-50mm f/4 ASPH
(LE2835504MB)
With the versatile Tri-Elmar-M, Leica combines the M-photographer’s three most popular
focal lengths, 28, 35 and 50mm, into a single, extremely compact lens—while retaining the high
optical performance typical of Leica. Completely redesigned and more reliable and easier to use
than ever. A shaped handle on the distance setting ring makes focusing easier and a scale on the
lens displays the depth of field for all three focal lengths. Filter diameter is reduced is only
49mm for a better viewfinder image. The optimized zoom ring engages audibly and tangibly at
every focal length now, thus preventing accidental readjustment of the focal length. A metal
lens hood is available as an accessory that does not obstruct the viewfinder image. Using an
adapter, a 67mm circular polarizer can be used that is set directly through the viewfinder. A
matching 49mm UVA “slim filter” that prevents vignetting at 28mm is also available .....3495.00
Macro-Elmar-M 90mm f/4
The Macro-Elmar-M 90mm f/4 can be used either on its own or together with the Leica MacroAdapter-M. With the adapter, this lens permits macro shots to a magnification of 1:3. Without the
adapter, it serves as a compact 90 mm telephoto lens. In combination with the Tri-Elmar, this
lightweight telephoto lens provides an excellent, universally usable compact system for traveling.
When retracted, it is no larger than a 50mm lens.
90mm-lenses are traditionally very popular among Leica M photographers. Along with the 35- and
50mm-models, they belong to most standard outfits. With its low weight and compact dimensions
the Macro-Elmar-M 90mm f/4 is first choice whenever you wish to limit your outfit to a minimum
without forfeiting the maximum in image quality. Its performance is very good across the whole
image field. Available in Black (LE904MB) and Silver (LE904MS) ....................................................1595.00
Macro-Adapter-M
(LEAM)
Designed specifically for the 90mm f/4 Macro, the Macro-Adapter M allows the lens to close
focus from 2.5´ (1:6 life-size ratio) down to 1.6´ (1:3 life-size ratio). When the lens is to be used
in its close-focusing range from 0.77 to 0.5m, the Macro-Adapter-M is attached to the camera
body instead of the lens. The lens is then mounted on the adapter after rotating it 180°, i.e.
with its lower side turned up. In this position, a second pair of distance and depth of field
scales for the respective focusing range becomes visible, enabling easy reading from above.
Includes a practical leather case featuring a belt loop ..........................................................995.95
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M LENSES
Focal Length/Speed
in mm
Angle of
View
Lens
Elements/Groups
Smallest
Aperture
Filter
Size
Length
in mm
in grams
16-18-21 f/4
107°-100°-92°
7/10
22
67
62
335
ELMARIT-M ASPH
21 f/2.8
92°
9/7
16
55
46
300
ELMARIT-M ASPH
24 f/2.8
84°
7/5
16
E55
45
290
ELMARIT-M
28 f/2.0
76°
6/9
16
E46
40.6
272
ELMARIT-M
28 f/2.8
76°
8/7
22
E46
41.4
260
SUMMILUX-M ASPH
35 f/1.4
64°
9/5
16
E46
46.2
310
SUMMILUX-M ASPH silver chrome finish
35 f/1.4
64°
9/5
16
E46
46.2
415
SUMMICRON-M ASPH
35 f/2.0
64°
7/5
16
E39
34.5
255
SUMMICRON-M ASPH silver chrome finish
35 f/2.0
64°
7/5
16
E39
34.5
340
28-35-50 f/4
64°-64°-44°
8/6
22
E55
67.8
340
Lens Designation
TRI-ELMAR-M ASPH
TRI-ELMAR-M ASPH
Weight
NOCTILUX-M
50 f/1.0
45°
7/6
16
E60
62
630
SUMMILUX-M
50 f/1.4
45°
7/5
16
E46
46.7
275
SUMMILUX-M silver chrome finish
50 f/1.4
45°
7/5
16
E46
46.7
380
SUMMICRON-M
50 f/2.0
45°
6/4
16
E39
43.5
240
SUMMICRON-M silver chrome finish
50 f/2.0
45°
6/4
16
E39
43.5
335
ELMAR-M
50 f/2.8
45°
4/3
16
E39
37.6
170
ELMAR-M silver chrome finish
50 f/2.8
45°
4/3
16
E39
37.6
245
SUMMILUX-M
75 f/1.4
31°
7/5
16
E60
80
560
APO SUMMICRON-M ASPH
75 f/2.0
77°
5/7
16
49
67
430
APO SUMMICRON-M ASPH
90 f/2.0
27°
5/5
16
E55
78
500
ELMARIT-M
90 f/2.8
27°
4/4
22
E46
76
410
ELMARIT-M silver chrome finish
90 f/2.8
27°
4/4
22
E46
76
560
ELMAR-M
90 f/4.0
27°
4/4
22
39
41
250
ELMAR-M silver chrome finish
90 f/4.0
27°
4/4
22
39
41
250
APO-TELYT-M
135 f/3.4
18°
5/4
22
E49
105
460
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DIGITAL SLRs
LEICA
DIGILUX 3
7.5-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera
The Digilux 3 is Leica’s first digital camera with an interchangeable lens,
offering ambitious amateurs and professional photographers an exciting
new option. The clear-cut lines of the housing and the operating concept
of the DIGILUX 3 are consistent with the best Leica tradition has to offer.
This means shutter speed, focal length, aperture and focus can be set
manually on the camera and the lens – fast, precise and creative
handling in comparison with conventional digital SLR cameras.
Virtually revolutionary is the interaction between the outstanding
imaging performance typical of Leica and state-of-the-art technology.
First-class image quality is achieved with the superb Leica D Vario-Elmarit
14-50 mm f/2.8-3.5 ASPH. lens in combination with the latest optical image stabilization and the
7.5 megapixel Live-MOS sensor. High quality, precision-crafted materials ensure that the Digilux 3 will function reliably
long term — especially critical for demanding photojournalism applications.
F EAT UR ES
7.5-Megapixel
4/3-type Live MOS Sensor
◆ The ideal sensor for DSLR cameras, the Live
MOS sensor delivers the same high image
quality as a CCD sensor with the low power
consumption of a CMOS sensor. The DIGILUX
3 uses a new readout circuit providing a
greater photoreceptive area per pixel than a
conventional CMOS sensor can provide.
The result is the type of wide dynamic range
that makes it possible to capture detailed,
expressive images with rich gradation.
◆ The Live MOS sensor not only slashes noise,
it embeds the photodiodes deeply into the
silicon layer, where they are resistant to noise.
This suppresses the rough image texture that
is sometimes noticeable (like viewing an
image through a dirty window) when
shooting in dim lighting, giving you clear,
smooth shots even in difficult conditions.
Leica D Vario-Elmarit 14-50mm f/2.8-3.5 ASPH. Lens
◆ Maker of
many of the world’s finest lenses, the
Leica D lens series (‘D’ for digital)– developed
specifically for digital photography, is an
advanced lens that fuses leading-edge optical and
digital technologies at an uncompromisingly
high level. The D lens inherits the smooth tonal
expression and rich shading that make Leica
lenses the choice of both professional and
amateur photographers the world over.
◆ This wide-aperture zoom lens provides f/2.8-3.5
brightness from 28-100mm (35mm equivalent).
With 16 lens elements in 12 groups, including
two glass-molded dual-sided large diameter aspherical lenses, the D Vario-Elmarit lens
delivers a superb optical performance.
◆ To prevent light reflections in critical situations such as shooting into the light, all lenses are
provided with multicoating. Thanks to advantageous internal focusing, the lens offers an
entirely uniform length in all focus settings.
◆ For accurate imaging, light must strike the
sensor at a perpendicular angle. When a
lens designed for a film camera is used, light
from the edge of the image area enters at
an angle, resulting in inaccurate color
reproduction or dark areas. The DIGILUX 3
uses a lens mount with about twice the
diameter of the image circle. Light strikes the
sensor at an almost perpendicular angle, so
images are clear and accurate all the way to
the edges.
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MEGA O.I.S.
MEGA O.I.S. compensates for natural movements, thus helping you to take sharply focused
and brilliant images. In line with the increased requirements in SLR photography, the Leica D
lens has its own integrated image processor. With this technological module the data delivered
by the movement detector 4000 times a second can be utilized for the effective reduction of blur
due to shake. The image stabilization system offers 2 different modes : mode 1 also activates
image stabilization with image preview (both in the viewfinder as well as on the LCD monitor),
thus enabling shake-free composition. In mode 2 image stabilization is only activated when the
shot itself is taken, thus operating with maximum performance capability. You can decide at any
time which mode you want to use in what situation.
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DIGILUX 3
High Performance
2.5˝ LCD Display with Realtime Preview
◆ Individual processing of
chrominance and
luminance noise means that the problem of
picture noise becomes a thing of the past
with digital cameras. The DIGILUX 3 cuts
down on luminance noise, which mainly
occurs in the shadows of a picture, with
efficient noise reduction.
◆ The DIGILUX 3 is equipped with a filter
which filters out color noise and processes it
separately. In addition, the image signal
processor minimizes lens errors such as
color fringing and distortion – with
impressive results, reaching right into the
corners of pictures.
◆ Built for spectacular high-speed shooting,
with a startup of only 0.8 second and burst
shooting at 3 frames per second. The shutter
works as fast as you do. The DIGILUX 3 has
unlimited consecutive shooting. You can
keep shooting until the memory card is full,
and choose the best shots later.
◆ The DIGILUX3 supports an extended
optical zoom that provides an additional
1.5x with reduced resolution, and a Digital
zoom of 2x or 4x (only in Live View mode).
◆ During development the new image signal
processor was specially matched to the
superb imaging performance of the Leica D
lens and interaction with the new LiveMOS
technology. This means it can cater for the
high requirements of SLR photography in
terms of performance and picture quality.
Images can be captured and assessed with the brilliant high-resolution 2.5" display using the
unique Realtime Preview system, that not only shows a simple image on the monitor before the
picture is taken but also permits full exposure and white balance control. Realtime Preview offers
benefits that to date were only found on compact cameras, such as checking white balance or reviewing exposure compensation before picturetaking. At the touch of a button the Digilux 3
additionally allows the working aperture to also be checked with Realtime Preview activated so
the resulting depth of field can be evaluated prior to exposure.
Dust Protection Filter
Dust is a major problem with digital SLR photography. Dirt particles can easily get onto the
sensor when changing lenses, often disrupting the imaging results irreparably. The DIGILUX 3
solves this problem with sophisticated technology. A filter has now been developed, positioned in
front of the image sensor between the low pass filter and shutter. Whenever the camera is switched
on, this protective filter receives an ultrasonic pulse with a vibration frequency of 30,000 Hz. This
shakes off the dust particles on the protective filter. No dirt particles can get in due to the absolutely airtight seal of the space between the sensor and filter.
Four Thirds Standard Lens Mount
The lens mount system used in the Leica Digilux 3 is based on the Four Thirds open standard.
This helps provide the optimal lens design for digital photography while also making it possible to
create a lens that is small in size without sacrificing focal distance or brightness. Use of the Four
Thirds Standard also means the Digilux 3 can use lenses made by other manufacturers using the
same standard-providing you with an extensive range of interchangeable lenses to choose from.
Exclusive Protection from Leica
Accidents can happen - a careless moment, and your valuable camera equipment is ruined. This is
no problem with the DIGILUX 3. Thanks to Leica’s Additional Risk Warranty, any damage to the
camera and your high-quality lens is insured for the first six months after the purchase date. Leica
will repair or replace your equipment with no questions asked. After that you benefit from the
manufacturer's warranty which has been extended to three years. The extra guarantee is all part
of Leica service.
Digilux 3 Accessories
Neoprene Case (Hard):
Protective and practical case made of neoprene material in a
sporty design. It can be used to transport the Digilux 3 with
the Vario-Elmarit 14-50 mm f/2.8-3.5 ASPH. fixed in place
but ready to hand at all times. (18667)........................................Call
◆ The processor results in excellent color
reproduction, maximum resolution and
outstanding gradation – combined with
extremely fast processing times with
minimum delay. In conjunction with the
energy-saving LiveMOS sensor the
DIGILUX 3 can shoot over 450 pictures
on a single battery charge.
◆ Compatible with Secure Digital (SD) mem-
ory ccards, and SDHC (SD (high-capacity)
Cards with capacities of more than 2 GB.
◆ The DIGILUX 3 has many features that are
very familiar to users from Leica’s analog
cameras and have proved their worth time
and time again. The aperture, focal length
and focusing are adjusted at the lens as
usual. The Leica D system stands for
familiar handling combined with innovative
technology, thus clearly distancing itself
from the mass of single-lens reflex cameras.
Billingham Case:
If you prefer a combination case, you will appreciate the
Billingham case with its two color variants. Black (14854) or
Khaki (14855)..........................................................................................Call
R-Lens Adapter:
This adapter allows the first-class lenses of the Leica R
system to be used with the DIGILUX 3 (18628) .....................Call
CR-DC1:
Electric remote cable release for the
DIGILUX 3 (18626)..............................................................................Call
For full specifications, see Panasonic Lumix DMC-L1 on page 200
(they are the same camera and have the same exact specifcations)
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