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Summer Photography with Canon

Summer Photography with Canon

Summer can provide you with amazing photographing opportunities between all the cool happenings, activities, and get togethers you are destined to enjoy with friends and family. Capturing these moments on camera can be seamless with the right camera, and Canon has an amazing lineup of awesome cameras and optical gadgets that will support your every move.

Let’s review some of the most practical and most fun cameras Canon has to offer from their wide variety of top notch optical cameras and gadgets. Any one of these cameras would make an excellent companion to support all your summer photography and videography needs.


Canon Powershot V10

Bringing the power of “handsfree” photography, this magnificently crafted camera enables seamless high quality video recording and still images making the Canon Powershot V10 the prefect choice for vloggers, content creators, or simply anyone who wants to create immersive personal photography and film.

With 15.2mp for images and 13.1mp for video, a 1-inch CMOS sensor, and an AutoPhoto shooting mode feature the Powershot V10 will produce high quality content with every shot. It’s compact and sleek 7.41oz design makes it easy and comfortable to position, hold, and operate. The built in stand can angle up to 180 degrees and live streaming allows for quick setups are necessary. The Powershot V10 is amazing for pros and beginners alike.

  • Digic X processor found on higher end Canon EOS DSLR cameras.

  • The Canon PowerShot V10 comes with a built-in stand allowing you to place the camera virtually anywhere to get the image quality you need.  It can lean the camera back or forward with 30 degrees of angle for both. A tri-pod or gimbal is always an option to increase viewing angle.

  • Two large stereo microphones to capture voices clearly, and a third microphone to help cancel out unwanted sounds.

  • With the 1” CMOS sensor, image quality will look great, even in low light! The built-in subject detection helps to keep your face in focus and well-lit. 

  • The Canon Powershot V10 also has image stabilization, exposure control, Movie auto level, smooth skin movie mode, vertical and horizontal modes, a built-in automatic ND-filter which is a neutral density filter is a filter that's minimizes the amount of light that enters your camera's lens. This helps the camera from using really fast shutter speeds which can lead to a shaky unstable Vlogging session.

  • Canon’s PowerShot V10 has 14 color filters built-in so you can change the mood and ambiance to fit the scene in which you are shooting. 

  • Perfect for selfies, simply flip the Camera around and snap away with 14 included color filters to choose from.

  • 2.0” LCD touchscreen for easily viewing what you are photographing.

  • Record each word you say clearly with large built-in stereo microphones. A wind filter helps to make sure that you are heard even in some inclement weather.

  • Wide Angle Lens with Digital Zoom

  • ISO speed for movie shooting in Full HD is 125–6400 when shooting in 4K the ISO range is 125–3200. Lower ISO is better for brighter situations and higher ISO is more suited for dim or nighttime recording. This applies to both video and image recording.

  • A customized setting screen for your video recordings and still images can be accessed by pressing and holding the Comm/ Multi-Access button on the camera.

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Serious photographers will enjoy the benefits of the Powershot V10, but will definitely be looking for a Canon camera that is more streamlined with outstanding professional grade quality specs and production functionality.

Canon’s EOS 5D Mark IV is one of the premiere cameras in the 5D series (an upgrade to the extremally popular Mark II and Mark III). With the power to control all the small intricacies and refinements of each shot whether it be for stills or video while maintaining the utmost in performance and reliability. The EOS D5 Mark IV achieves amazing results with every snap. It is considered to be one of the best cameras for wedding and portrait photography, nature and landscape photography, along with the versatility that let’s content creators do what they do best for their viewers which is to create.

  • 30.4 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor for versatile shooting in nearly any light, with ISO range 100-32000; expandable up to 50-102400 (equivalent ISO).

  • 4K Motion JPEG video (DCI cinema-type 4096 x 2160) at 30p or 24p; in-camera still frame grab* of 4K 8.8-Megapixel images; multiple video options include Full HD up to 60p, and HD up to 120p.

  • Superb Dual Pixel CMOS AF for responsive and smooth AF during video or Live View shooting; LCD monitor has full touch-screen interface, including selection of AF area.

  • Up to 7.0 fps continuous shooting speed with high-performance DIGIC 6+ Image Processor for improved speed and excellent image quality.

  • 61 AF points with expanded vertical coverage with 41 cross-points, and AF possible at all 61 AF points with many lens + extender combinations effective at f/8.

  • 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor helps provide precise exposure metering, helps detect flickering lights and allows for enhanced scene recognition and face detection capabilities.

  • Dual Pixel RAW, in-camera Digital Lens Optimizer during JPEG shooting and Diffraction Correction technologies.

  • Built-in Wi-Fi and NFC connectivity provide easy sharing to compatible smart devices, select social media sites and the Canon Connect Station CS100 device.

Canon EOS R6

Another fantastic camera for capturing the sports, wildlife, and landscape vibes of summer is the Canon EOS R6. Featuring a DIGIC X image processor and 35mm full frame CMOS sensor, the EOS R6 allows for seamless adjustments between shots while delivering results with precision. The EOS R6 is a camera that exceeds expectation when within natural settings (even in low light), capturing breathtaking landscapes, and can hold its own against other cameras for studio video.

  • New Full-Frame CMOS Sensor Image Sensor & DIGIC Processor gives about 20 effective MP and captures crisp images in low light environments by taking dark areas of an image even at high ISO speeds, and increased sensitivity are rendered with lower noise.

  • Canon's new 5-axis IBIS (In-Body Image Stabilizer) enhances the ability to hand-hold still images at slower shutter speeds but it will also help to reduce camera shake when recording movies. Additionally, the EOS R6 camera’s In-Body Image Stabilizer will work in combination with Lens-based Optical Image Stabilizers found in many Canon RF and EF lenses.

  • High-Speed Shooting up to 20 fps, 4K UHD recording at up to 60fps

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF II is included in the EOS R6 and is one of the most powerful autofocus systems out there making this camera one of the best wildlife cameras.

  • Featuring a 3.0-inch, Clear View LCD II Vari-angle Touchscreen LCD. Simple and very flexible allowing you to compose and shoot from virtually any angle while making selfies simple and enabling the LCD to fold away when not in use along with many other features.

Canon EOS R8

Lightweight, versatile, with powerful performance. That pretty much sums up the Canon EOS R8. In fact, it is the lightest full frame of any Canon EOS camera. The camera body weighs less the a pound but still packs a punch with its 24.2MP full frame CMOS sensor. The EOS R8 is similar to the R6 in terms of core specs, but offers a bit mor features geared toward vlogging and video functionality. Combine the specs and features with the agile and lightweight camera body, and you get an amazing camera that works great in the studio while being ideal for any moment wherever you may be.

  • Take post processing live with in Camera Compositing such as Moving Subject HDR, Depth Compositing, Panoramic Shot, HDR Night Scene, and HDR Backlight control so you can capture creative imagery that is challenging with conventional single-shot techniques.

  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF II system for fast and precise autofocus, tracking, and detection.

  • Enormous amount of video options with video recording features such as 6K oversampled uncropped 4K movie at up to 60 fps, Full-HD High-frame rate movie recording at up to 180 fps, and Dual Pixel CMOS AF tracking, the EOS R8 camera makes it easy to step up your video content. HDR PQ / Canon Log 3, UVC Livestreaming, vertical modes, Movie Digital IS, and more.

  • The Vari-angle LCD Touchscreen is a 3.0-inch with 1.62 million dot Clear View LCD II. The electronic viewfinder is a high-precision 0.39-inch OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) EVF with approx. 2.36 million dots and a 22mm eyepoint which displays a bright image and extensive shooting information. The EVF supports up to a 120 fps refresh rate and has been designed to provide a bright, sharp and colorful 100% view of the subject at hand. There’s also an Optical Viewfinder (OVF) Simulation setting, which provides a higher dynamic range viewfinder image for outstanding viewing in harsh or contrasty lighting.

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You really cannot go wrong with any of these cameras. Excluding the Powershot V10, these cameras are compatible with the newer Canon RF lens which supports STM (the older ones are Canon EF) making it is easy to swap between zoom lenses, prime lenses, or any depth of field and focal length your photoshoot demands. It is also nice that these cameras are full frame and not aps-c mirrorless cameras (which are fine too, but these are better). With 3 amazing conventional choices, and the unique photography and videography of the Powershot V10 , Canon has the cameras that will capture your summer in amazing fashion.

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