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Since 1935, Canon has provided innovative and exceptional cameras for the most demanding photography needs. Today, Canon continues to lead in the world of photography, and Canon digital cameras continue to provide reliability and quality for professional photographers and hobbyists alike. While Canon cameras were first available for 35mm photography, Canon digital cameras have evolved with leading technologies to meet the needs of many imaging industries, both still and cinematic.

Our huge selection of Canon cameras includes full-frame mirrorless, DSLR's, cinema, video, and even film formats. You'll find many Canon lenses to choose from for every photography and cinema application. We also offer a wide assortment of useful Canon accessories, like Canon photo printers and scanners, to help you meet any imaging needs and occasions. Shop Canon cameras today for a photography camera you can depend on to help you get the right shot.

A History Of Canon Cameras
In 1933, a small laboratory dedicated to making high-quality cameras was set up in a simple apartment room in the Roppongi area of Tokyo. At the time, all high-quality cameras were European with the majority coming from Germany. It was in this small room that young people with a big dream earnestly began their work on producing a high-quality Japanese camera, marking the beginning of Canon. Through hard work and with an enterprising spirit, they eventually succeeded in building a prototype, which was named Kwanon after the Buddhist goddess of mercy. The following year, in 1935, Japan's first-ever 35mm focal-plane-shutter camera, the Hansa Canon, was born, along with the Canon brand. 

Today, Canon is a manufacturer of business and consumer imaging products, which includes printers, scanners, binoculars, compact digital cameras, digital SLR and mirrorless cameras, lenses, video camcorders, and cinema products.

The Business Solutions division of Canon offers print and document solutions for small and medium businesses, large corporations, and governments. These include multi-functional printers, black and white and color office printers, large format printers, scanners, black and white and color production printers, as well as software to support these Canon products.

Lesser known Canon products include medical, optical and broadcast products, including ophthalmic and x-ray devices, broadcast lenses, semiconductors, digital microfilm scanners, and Handy Terminal Solutions.

Canon DSLR cameras continue to advance picture quality to greater heights. Combining decades of camera expertise with leading-edge digital technology, Canon develops such key technologies as interchangeable lenses, image sensors, and image processors.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Where Are Canon Cameras Made?

Canon is a Japanese multinational corporation and has camera manufacturing plants in Taiwan and in Japan, which include factories in Oita, Miyazaki, and Nagasaki. Canon produces and assembles its flagship cameras and some lenses in both Japan and Taiwan. While Canon has had a camera manufacturing presence in Taiwan since the 1970s, it's recently begun to re-transition to producing its premium Canon cameras in Japan again. Still, there is no difference in quality between the Canon products made in the two countries. Canon also has plants in other Asian countries where it produces electronic components for consumer-grade compact cameras and electronics.

Do All Canon Lenses Fit All Canon Cameras?

Not all Canon camera lenses will fit all Canon cameras. There are five different types of lenses for Canon's interchangeable lens cameras, including the RF, RF-S, EF, EF-S, and EF-M. To know which type of Canon camera lens you'll need, you need to identify your Canon camera type. Most full-frame Canon DSLR cameras will accept the EF mount series of lenses, while crop-sensor Canon cameras can accept both the dedicated EF-S lenses and the EF series lenses, with a crop factor. Mirrorless Canon cameras are designed to be compatible with RF series lenses. Canon lens adapters can be used by EOS R System and EOS M series camera owners for full compatibility with EF and EF-S lenses. For official compatibility information, refer to the Canon Camera Lens Compatibility Guide, or reach out to us, and we'll be happy to help you find the right lenses for your Canon Camera.

How to Clean a Canon Camera Mirror

Cleaning the Canon camera mirror is a delicate process and should only be done with proper camera cleaning supplies. Carefully remove the lens, and use an air blower to remove any dust or debris, and then use a microfiber lens cloth with lens cleaning solution to wipe the mirror. Be extremely careful during the cleaning process, as all of the Canon camera parts are fragile. Alternatively, you can have your Canon camera equipment professionally serviced or repaired in our repair department at our stores.

What Products Does Canon Make?

At Samy's we offer everything for the Canon camera enthusiast from Canon cameras, both DSLR and mirrorless, Canon lenses, digital cinema cameras, and cinema lenses to Canon accessories and camcorders. We also carry Canon photo printers and scanners as well as photo paper and ink that bring your photography to life, so that you can frame your masterpieces.

What are Some Must-Have Canon Accessories?

Whether you own a Canon camera or are in the market for one, you should also splurge on some Canon camera supplies. Popular Canon accessories, include battery chargers, battery packs, speedlites, focusing grips, and more. Other items like memory cards, tripods, and camera hard cases and bags are also necessary items to purchase alongside your new Canon camera.

What Is the Price Range for Canon Products?

On the lower end of the spectrum, you can find digital Canon Cameras for as low as $400, but on the higher end, you'll find professional Canon cameras for nearly $8,000. Cinema cameras by Canon range from around $3,000 to $20,000. Canon lenses run from over $100 to $20,000. If you are in the market for a Canon photo printer, you may be looking anywhere from around $100 to over $1,000 for different models. Check out our selection of Canon products for just about any budget.

Do Professionals Photographers and Videographers Use Canon Products?

Yes! Many professionals use Canon products, including cameras, lenses, camera accessories, camcorders, and photo printers for their photography and videography needs. In fact, a recent survey found that Canon cameras were in the top 3 camera brands preferred by professionals, along with Nikon, Sony, and Fujifilm. In particular, Canon EOS cameras meet the expectations of photographers and videographers for professional shoots because of their excellent image quality, reliability, and optimal performance.