Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 IS Patent Revealed

Canon 24-70mm Lens

Prior to the release of the latest Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II lens, there were rumors that a prototype of a version with Canon’s Image Stabilization was undergoing testing. Then, the new lens came along, it didn’t have IS, and word of any kind of possible replacement with image stabilization died out.

A recently published Canon patent document reveals that Canon has, in fact, developed such a lens. [Read more...]

Canon Powershot A590 IS Review at Neocamera

Neocamera has posted a review of the Canon Powershot A590 IS.

The Canon Powershot A590 IS proved to be an excellent compact digital camera. With a well-rounded feature set including full-manual controls, image stabilization and unlimited continuous shooting, plus use of readily available AA batteries and chear SD (and SDHC) memory, the A590 is one of the best digital camera values currently available.

For the latest news and reviews on the A590, check out Photography Bay’s Canon PowerShot A590 IS Reviews and Resources page.

Canon Powershot A590 IS Review at DigiCam Review

DigiCam Review has posted a review of the Canon Powershot A590 IS.

Image quality is good – with excellent colour, with high levels of saturation, contrast and detail. Noise is higher than average compared to the competition, but is low up to ISO400 and detail is good.

For the latest news and reviews on the A590, check out Photography Bay’s Canon PowerShot A590 IS Reviews and Resources page.

Canon Powershot A590 IS Review at PhotographyBLOG

PhotographyBLOG has posted a review of the Canon Powershot A590 IS.

Also, for a model aimed at beginners, features are surprisingly comprehensive, its response times – save for that rather sluggish zoom – pretty good, and it’s nice to see true optical image stabilisation included as standard on a camera that costs what it does.

For the latest news and reviews on the A590, check out Photography Bay’s Canon PowerShot A590 IS Reviews and Resources page.

Canon SD890 IS Review at Steve’s Digicams

Steve’s Digicams has posted a review of the Canon PowerShot SD890 IS.  The new SD890 IS features a 10 megapixel sensor, a 2.5″ LCD panel and a 5x optical zoom (a 35mm equivalent of 37-185mm). The SD890 IS also features a macro mode that allows close focusing at a distance of less than one inch.

The camera is still incredibly easy to operate, and the quality is what you would expect from a high-end consumer model. The 5x optical zoom and the 10-megapixel imaging sensor are the largest you will find so far on an ELPH.

Canon PowerShot SD890 IS Review at Cnet

Cnet has posted a review of the Canon PowerShot SD890 IS.  The new SD890 IS features a 10 megapixel sensor, a 2.5″ LCD panel and a 5x optical zoom (a 35mm equivalent of 37-185mm). The SD890 IS also features a macro mode that allows close focusing at a distance of less than one inch.  Cnet said:

A solid compact snapshooter, the Canon PowerShot SD890 IS nevertheless disappoints when compared with its predecessors and line-mates.

Canon Powershot SD770 IS Review at Steve’s Digicams

Steve’s Digicams has posted a review of the Canon Powershot SD770 IS.  The SD770 IS features 10 megapixels and an ultra-thin design.  The SD770 IS also has a 3x optical zoom, which equates to a 35-105mm zoom range on a 35mm camera.  The 2.5″ PureColor LCD II screen and an optical viewfinder make acquiring the image subject easier on the photographer’s eyes.

The Canon Powershot SD770 IS Digital ELPH is everything that you would expect from this line, especially if you have had any experience with them before.