Republic of Ireland, March 2017 – Canon is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the launch of its world renowned EOS System
Canon’s EOS System made its debut in March 1987 with the launch of the EOS 650 SLR camera and EF lenses1 at a time when visiting your local pharmacy to develop your camera film was the norm. Thirty years on, the world has changed but the EOS systems remains a staple in the world of photography. Technology featured within the EOS system has helped create and inspire changes in the way people take photos.
Canon is celebrating the 30th anniversary of the launch of its Electro Optical System (EOS), which includes EOS-series interchangeable-lens cameras and a diverse range of system accessories. The system debuted in March 1987 with the launch of the EOS 650 SLR camera and EF lenses, making EOS cameras the World’s first to incorporate an electronic mount system, representing a new generation of auto focus SLR cameras. Currently, the EOS system, including the Cinema EOS system, comprises 24 models with a selection of 97 EF lenses. To mark this milestone, Canon is displaying a range of cameras and lenses from the EOS archive on its stand at The Photography Show, including the EOS 650 and the EF 1200mm f/5.6L USM, the world’s longest focal length and largest aperture lens.
Visit Canon on stand D141/E131 at The Photography Show this week from 18th – 21st March at the NEC in Birmingham.