Photography News issue 72

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Canon’s Christmas cashback It’s the season of giving, and Canon is taking it to heart! Until 12 January 2020, you can claimup to £125 cashback on some Canon favourites

EOS 250D

›  Sensor size/type CMOSAPS-C › Resolution 24.1 megapixels ›  ISO range Auto 100-25600 ›  Shutter speed range 30-1/4000 sec ›  Autofocus Maximum 143 AFpoints ›  Dimensions (wxhxd) 122.4x 92.6x69.8mm ›  Weight Approx. 449g (including battery and card) SPECS

The Canon EOS 250D carves its own path among beginner DSLR cameras, offering more than enough specs for any photographer to grow into. Guided UI and Creative Assist functions help you learn the essentials of photography


and make your images look their best right there in camera, and whether you’re still in the learning stage or a few years in, there’s a lot to love in the 250D. Superb image quality, reliable autofocus, 4K video and more is all there to be put through its paces. As the world’s lightest camera with a moving screen in its class, it’s ideal for travel, events and daily use. Get £50 off with the winter cashback offer.

EVERY YEAR, DECEMBER rolls around and provides us with the perfect excuse to treat ourselves and those we love. This year, Canon is making choosing a gift for yourself, or for the photographer in your life, easier than ever, with brilliant winter cashback offers on a host of cameras, lenses and accessories. There’s something for everyone, no matter their level of experience, with compact, DSLR and mirrorless

cameras all included in the deal. There are lenses galore too, with glass to suit any need. There’s even a Speedlite for good measure. Purchase a promotional product from a participating retailer before 12 January and claim your cashback by 12 February to qualify. For a full description of all products, visit Canon’s website, but for now, here are four of our favourites.

EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM


Canon’s EF 70-200mm f/4L IS II USM is a real beauty of a lens. Its focal range means it’s highly versatile and perfect for everything from landscapes to photojournalism, and thanks to a compact and lightweight construction, you can take the lens anywhere with ease. With the 70-200mm, you can enjoy a fast constant aperture, five stops of image stabilisation, quiet and precise AF and fantastic optical performance. £125 cashback on a lens as good as this may just make your year.

›  Lens construction 20 elements in 15 groups ›  Close focusing distance 1m ›  Filter thread 72mm ›  Image stabiliser Yes, 5 stops benefit ›  Maximum dimensions (dxl) 80x176mm ›  Weight 780g


›  Sensor size/type CMOS full-frame ›  Resolution 26.2 megapixels ›  ISO range Auto 100-40000 ›  Shutter speed range 30-1/4000 sec ›  Autofocus 4779AF points available ›  Dimensions (wxhxd) 132.5×85 ×70mm ›  Weight Approx. 485g (body only, including battery and card) SPECS

The Canon EOS RP is the perfect option for an enthusiast seeking a camera with a compact size and great big specs. It’s built around a 26.2-megapixel full-frame sensor and DIGIC 8 processor, but the fun doesn’t stop there.With Dual Pixel CMOS AF, you can expect exceptionally fast and accurate autofocus all the way down to -5 EV. Consider the camera’s truly impressive low-light performance, 4K video,Wi-Fi capabilities and 170° vari- angle LCD screen, and the RP starts to shape up very nicely indeed.With all this in mind, £125 cashback is a steal.


RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM


With 10x zoom, the RF 24-240mm f/4-6.3 IS USM truly is an all-rounder for R System cameras. Pack this lens in your kit bag and it’s all you’ll need for virtually any situation. Its near-silent autofocus and


›  Lens construction 21 elements in 15 groups ›  Close focusing distance 0.5m ›  Filter thread 72mm ›  Image stabiliser Yes, 5 stops benefit ›  Maximum dimensions (dxl) 80.4x22.5mm ›  Weight 750g

compact design allows you to shoot discreetly, so whether you’re on the street or in the wild, you can rely on the 24-240mm. Lock the zoom ring, customise the lens ring and enjoy ultimate image quality across the board. You can also enjoy £85 cashback before 12 January. That’s a real winter wonder.


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