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We can smell the maple syrup from here, can you? #EOSM100

Camera: #Canon EOS M100
Lens: EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 640
Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec
Focal Length: 21mm

#foodphotography #waffles #breakfast #teamcanon #canoneos


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#BehindTheShot with #CanonExplorerOfLight @susanstriplingphotography: "As a wedding photographer, you have to be ready for ANYTHING. As a NYC wedding photographer, you have to be ready for anything then some: crowds, crazy weather, difficult logistics, small spaces, the list goes on and on. At this sweet elopement, the bride and groom wanted some pictures with the vintage taxicab that they rented for their day. It was getting dark, and there wasn’t enough ambient light to really illuminate the couple inside the cab. I wedged a gridded Speedlite in between the seats of the cab and used it to light the couple’s faces, separating them from the background and making them really stand out against the dramatic scene." Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Lens: EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 640
Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec


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This week's photo theme will be #LongExposure! Make sure to stay warm and share your spectacular winter photos with us. Don't forget to tag #CanonFanPhoto. Let us know what gear you used for a chance to see your image featured on our page.

Photo Credit: @richbacon
Camera: #Canon EOS 60D
Lens: EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM
Aperture: f/22
ISO: 100
Shutter Speed: 1/4 sec
Focal Length: 15mm


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The #EOS6DMarkII camera has a sophisticated AF system engineered for sharp, accurate AF with reliable performance no matter the subject.

Camera: #Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Lens: 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 400
Shutter Speed: 1/1300 sec


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#CanonExplorerOfLight @peterreadmiller has been photographing athletes, events and the sporting life for more than 40 years. Here he is at last weekend's game with the Canon #EOSR and EF 400mm f/2.8L IS III USM.

Go to his profile to check out his latest #BehindTheShot post of the football playoffs, taken with the EOS-1D X Mark II.


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Shoutout to #TeamCanon fan @tessiewallace for this #Action photo. Thank you for sharing your stellar photo with us for last week's #CanonFanPhoto theme! Be sure to check back tomorrow for our next theme announcement!

Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Lens: EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM
Aperture: f/3.2
ISO: 1250
Shutter Speed: 1/400 sec
Focal Length: 24mm


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"Peek a boo!! I was at an alpaca farm for an event, and this guy was a little bit confused about what I was doing. He happened to be munching on some grass when he decided to take a look!" #MyCanonStory

Photo Credit: @roswell_photo
Camera: #Canon EOS 70D
Lens: EF 50mm f/1.8 STM
Aperture: f/1.8
ISO: 100
Shutter Speed: 1/5000 sec
Focal Length: 50mm


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#BehindTheShot with #CanonExplorerOfLight @ricksammonphotography: "Photographing in the rain forest is a challenge. It’s very hot and humid and . . . often raining. Finding and photographing subjects, hidden by leaves and surrounded by branches, is another challenge. What’s more, it’s often dark, even on sunny days, under the canopy of the tall trees and thick vines - and the subjects are usually back lit. And let’s not forget the fire ants, mosquitos and venomous snakes. I made this photograph in the Osa Peninsula in Costa Rica, called by National Geographic the most biological intense places on the planet. One of my goals on a recent trip was to make a natural-light photograph of one of the rain forest’s coolest critters - the red eye tree frog. Getting down on eye-level, watching the background, and seeing eye-to-eye and shooting eye-to-eye, I made my shot (exposing for the highlights) - just before a torrential downpour!" Camera: #Canon EOS R
Lens: EF 50mm f/2.5 Compact Macro
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 800
Shutter Speed: 1/160 sec


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"Honey Bee taking a rest for the night! 🐝" #MyCanonStory

Photo Credit: @sethvision
Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Lens: EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Aperture: f/22
ISO: 200
Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec
Focal Length: 100mm


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"Midnight sunset illuminating Drangarnir." #MyCanonStory

Photo Credit: @joshdeckerphotography
Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Lens: EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM
Aperture: f/18
ISO: 125
Shutter Speed: 8 sec
Focal Length: 24mm


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@charlesglatzer's #whatsinmybag: "What camera equipment do you recommend?" is always one of the first questions I receive from someone inquiring about a workshop. As I head to Yellowstone I thought I'd show you what gear I'm taking and why I chose it.

My primary cameras for wildlife are the 1DX Mark II; offering me the best balance of image quality, drive speed, buffer rate, AF acquisition/tracking, weather sealing, ease of customization, functionality and ergonomics. I use two similar bodies when working a field, with different lenses attached to quickly choose the desired focal length. Most often I bring an additional full frame camera like the EOS R with higher megapixels, and less vibration for more detail oriented imagery like landscapes, star/milky way, macro, etc. Additionally, the EF EOS R converter allows me to use all of my canon lenses without any loss whatsoever of AF function. I always bring at least one extra battery per camera with me when shooting. In winter I keep the batteries readily accessible in an insulated jacket pocket. A cable release is used for static imagery, requiring slower shutter speeds. If I could only take one lens for wildlife photography it would be the new EF 600 III, with EF 1.4x and 2x III converters. When hiking a field overall weight is always a consideration, traveling on my side the tack sharp EF 100-400 II a perfect accompaniment to the 600mm. The outstanding RF 24-105 and EF 16-35 III lenses cover my wide angle needs. I typically have at least one Speedlight and Wireless Transmitter with me for supplemental lighting. Never know, eh!

Full list:
EOS-1D X Mark II (2) bodies
EOS R with Battery Grip BG-E22
EF 600mm f/4L IS III USM
EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM
EF 16–35mm f/2.8L III USM
Extender EF 1.4X III
Extender EF 2X III
RF 24–105mm F4 L IS USM
Control Ring Mount Adapter EF-EOS R
Battery Pack LP-E6N (3)
Battery Pack LP-E19 (4)
Speedlite 600EX-RT
Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT
Remote Switch RS-80N3


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"Patiently waited through a cold night to experience the sunrise. Stepped out of my tent and was happy to see the sun appear and provide some warmth. Shot this while using my Canon #EOSR." - @rodtrvn

Camera: #Camera EOS R
Lens: EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 640
Shutter Speed: 1/200 sec
Focal Length: 24mm


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