Canon Inc. and Canon Advertising and marketing Japan Inc. have introduced their plans for the upcoming Tokyo 2021 Olympic and Paralympic video games. Canon will arrange a photograph service middle for skilled photographers on the Essential Press Heart (MPC). The MPC is the place worldwide press gathers throughout Tokyo 2021.
Canon’s photograph service middle will guarantee skilled photographers are well-equipped to seize iconic imagery through the video games. Along with offering Canon’s greatest cameras and lenses, the photograph service middle will supply photographers a community of service and assist.
’Up to now, Canon has supplied on-site assist for press photographers, together with digital camera and lens upkeep and technological assist, behind the scenes at main sporting occasions world wide,’ Canon mentioned. ‘The Tokyo 2021 Video games aren’t any exception—there too, Canon will apply its skilled assist know-how acquired over its lengthy historical past to supply versatile and applicable assist for photographers and the assorted requests and gear troubles they might have.’
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Situated on the Tokyo Huge Sight Conference Heart, Canon’s photograph service middle would be the largest photograph service middle through the occasion. Canon is a Gold Companion for Tokyo 2021, supplying nonetheless cameras and printers.
The photograph service middle will function underneath a precept of ‘zero downtime,’ guaranteeing photographers gained’t miss their alternatives to seize iconic moments through the video games. Canon writes, ‘Canon will present speedy upkeep service, gear repairs and loaning of alternative gear in order that photographers can all the time be prepared and in the very best situation.’
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Gear readily available will embody DSLR and mirrorless cameras and lenses, together with EOS-1DX III and Canon EOS R5 and R6 cameras. Many lenses can be accessible, together with Canon’s telephoto and super-telephoto optics, very best decisions for sports activities images.
Spectators will make sure to see many white lenses in photographer bays and across the occasions. Canon’s white lenses are iconic, and their origins are traced again to the Seventies. Canon writes, ‘Canon developed the signature white of its lens barrels as a instrument for photographers at worldwide sporting occasions. The primary such lenses* produced by the corporate, the FD600mm f/4.5 S.S.C. and FD800mm f/5.6 S.S.C. large-diameter super-telephoto lenses, had been launched in June 1976.’
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White paint displays warmth higher than black paint. That is particularly necessary on massive lenses, similar to telephoto optics. When a lens heats up, the growing temperatures can adversely have an effect on optical efficiency.
To be taught extra about Canon’s providers at Tokyo 2021, together with Canon’s robotics, learn the corporate’s announcement.