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high ISO speeds, eliminating blown-out highlights. With optimized photodiodc configurations, performance is superb at every ISO value. This results in larger, clearer, sharper and more detailed photographs right from the start. The bottom line Is industry-leading image quality at high ISO values and a camera that even the most critical photographers can use with confidence in low-light situations.

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Canon's fi.2-megupixel CMOS sensor captures images with exceptional clarity and tonal range. With an incredibly wide dynamic range, the EOS 30D captures a tremendous breadth ot


Image Compression Options

When shooting photos with the EOS 30D, you can select from three image compression options: RAW, JPEG or RAW* JPEG simultaneously. The JPEG compression method is ideal for situations that require reduced file sizes; there are six selectable settings for JPEG image quality. Canon's RAW (.CR2) image setting, on the other hand, employs loss-less compression, ensuring the highest image quality. RAW images cart potentially capture even greater detail in highlights and shadows and can be processed into either 8 bits or expanded 16 bits per channel finished files. For both IPEG and RAW images, there's a choice of standard sRGB or expanded Adobe RGB color space. With previous Digital EOS camera models, a new folder was treated every 100 images, but to simplify image organization, EOS 30D folders hold up to 9,999 images. Since photographers can manually reset file numbers to automatically create a new folder, images from a particular shoot can be stored together.

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8.2-Meyapiwt Canon CMUb bensor highlight and shadow detail and has been refined to accommodate the EOS 30D's extended ISO range. The advantage of Canon's CMOS sensor is significant: images are capturcd with silky-smooth resolution, stunning detail and sharpness. Long exposures and other shooting situations that generally produce digital noise are kept in check through the EOS 30D's enhanced noise reduction algorithms, eliminating graininess and ensuring that every image is clear. This second-generation, single plate APS-C size sensor (22.5 x 15.0mm) has the same 3:2 ratio as film cameras, enabling an effective angle ofviewthat is J.6xthe normal EFlens focal length.

Extensive ISO Range

The EOS 30D has an extensive ISO range from 100 to 1600 plus ISO 3200 (H) in extended mode. ISO values are selectable in 1/3-stop increments and are not only displayed on the camera's top display, but also in the viewfindcr. The 30D's CMOS sensor features a set of narrow-gap microlenses and noise reduction circuits to improve performance at

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Fast Focus, Perfect Exposure

Continuous Shooting

The FOS 30D has been designed to capture images with a level ot speed and precision that had been reserved for the top professional cameras. Whether it's the 0.15-secondstartup time (the fastest EOS SLR), Ihe high-speed mirror drive, the predictive AF focusing al speeds selectable from 3 or 5 frames per second or the nearly imperceptible shutter-release lag time, the EOS 30D will amaze and delight photographers who don't want to wait for their camera. A top shutter speed of 1/8000 sec. and flash sync at 1/250 sec. ensure thai Ihe camera won't miss the action. The EOS 30D's CMOS sensor allows 4-channel, high-speed data processing, enabling continuous shooting for up to 30 JPEG frames. 11 RAW frames and 9 simultaneous JPEG + RAW frames in a burst at 5 fps. Fast buffer clearing times allow for quick storage of images to memory cards, so it is easy to stay in the action.

9-Point Wide Field-of-View AF

The EOS 30D has a newly developed, high-precision 9-point AF system for fast and accurate focusing in any situation. Conveniently located on the back of the camera for thumb-controlled action, Canon's ergonomic mulli-controller allows the photographer lo instantly choose any of the 9 focusing points or direct the camera to choose them automatically. Focusing points are positioned in the viewfinder in a wide, diamond-shaped array, allowing the user to achieve focus quickly in numerous compositions and situations. The 30D's AF also features a dual-precision cross-type center

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With One-Shot Ah, S.5',"'"J",'B ':!• focus is locked once you press the shutter button halfway, which is optimal for stills, and Al Servo Predictive AF tracks moving subjects to ensure perfect focus the instant you take the picture. Al Focus AF switches between One-Shot and Al Servo depending on whether a subject is slopped or in motion. For any of the AF modes or manual forus, the EOS 30D's focusing screen with a precision matte finish enables easy, bright, color-neutral viewing.

Exposure Control

The EOS 30D's 35-zone evaluative metering system analyzes light based on each zone in the viewing area, enabling the camera to choose the overall best exposure for the entire scene. Unlike its predecessor, the EOS 30D has a spot meter that analyzes 3.5% of the composition. Photographers can use exposure information from a spot meter to determine which adjustments to aperture or shutter Hbj^rv WSM

for correct exposure y>at Metering of the entire subject, which is particularly useful for composing high-contrast shots. Center-weighted average metering calculates the entire composition, yet places emphasis on the center of the image. With partial metering, 9% of the image is metered. With so many metering options, photographers can always find the option they need lo get great exposures.

Mode Dial

Fully automatic shooting modes optimize camera settings for particular shooting situations. The Image Zone modes include Full Auto (green zone), Portrait, Landscape, Macro, Sports, Night Portrait and Flash Off. The Creative Zone modes include Program AE (P) with easy-to-activate Program Shift, Shutter-priority AE (Tv) for selecting shutter speed, Aperture-priority AE (Av) for setting aperture. Manual and Auto Depth-of-Field, which puts everything covered by the nine AF points into sharp focus. Whether you're specifying every aspect of your shot, or want a little help from the camera, you're ensured a beautiful image.

Unprecedented Control Over Color

Unprecedented Control Over Color

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into the EOS line of digital pjcture Style SLRs is Canon's exclusive Picture Style technology. With Picture Style, photographers arc essentially free to choose a variety of characteristics that simulate different film emulsions and photographic expressions. The six preset Picture Style settings and three user-defined settings also allow for adjusting sharpness, contrast, saturation arid color tone, creating noticeable variation in the saved image. By selecting different parameters, photographers can ensure that their images will look exactly as they like, right out otthe camera, so their images are ready for direct printing or touching up. Of course, when shooting in Piclure Style, RAW files can be changed in post processing, ensuring that "mistakes" can be easily corrected after shooting.

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Ttie EOS 30D also features advanced camera direct capabilities for further in-camera adjustments to images right before printing (seepage 15). This Canon exclusive not only saves time in post-processing, it enhances your creativity with Its simplicity.


White Balance Control

The EOS 30D includes a number of white balancc modes for further customization: Auto (3,000-7,000K). Daylight (approx. 5,?00K), Shade (approx. 7,000K), Cloudy (approx. 6,00010. Tungsten (approx. 3.200K), fluorescent (approx. A,000K), Hash (approx. 6.000K), plus manual and user-specified color temperature from 2.000K to 10.000K. To fine-tune white balance, the EOS 30D also features white balance compensation and a number of different white balance bracketing options for spot-on color in any number of lighting situations.

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One look in the 30D's bright, sharp viewfinder and it's easy to see that composing images is simple. By checking shooting information on the viewfinder, you can change settings without moving your eye away from the camera for even an instant.

LCD Monitor

The EOS 30D has a brilliant 2.5-inch LCD monitor with approximately 230,000 pixels. Borrowed from Canon's professional EOS SLRs, this monitor not only displays more information, it can also be viewed from an angle up to 170°, which is larger than many conventional LCD monitors.


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Intuitive Controls

The intuitive operation of the EOS 30D's controls makes changing settings while composing pictures simple and allows for fast operation. The control dials and Ihe multi-controllcr button make adjusting your exposure a breeze. With a press of the Print/Share button, images are downloaded to a printer, computer or storage device.

Durable Body and Shutter

The EOS 30D has a solid, substantial feel that complements its compact dimensions. The camera is constructed of a lightweight and ultra-rigid magnesium alloy. It has an improved, high-speed durable shutter unit, designed to shoot up to 100,000 exposures with a top speed of 1/8000 sec. and flash sync up to 1/250 sec.

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Enhanced Playback Mode

The 30D also features an enhanced Playback mode that displays critical shot information, 100-0032 including an RGB histogram and even the AFframe used. Magnification to check exposure and critical focus has never been faster, and it is also easy to quickly jump from image to image in intervals of up to 100. The camera can even be set to automatically play back images. Menus arc accessed with the touch of a button and feature larger, easier to read text than previous models. With the EOS 30D's Rotate options, vertical images can be automatically rotated to be upright on a computer screen and/or the camera's LCD monitor. Whether changing color parameters, setting up custom functions, organizing folders or setting white balance, the EOS 30D helps you get to your information quickly, so you never lose a shot.


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Compatibility with the EOS 30D

Both the PIXMA Pro9500 and Pro9000 have settings and software that are perfect matches for the EOS 30D's advanced camera direct capabilities, providing unrivaled control over images with spectacular prints to prove it. These PIXMA photo printers use high-precision print heads, long-lasting ink and a wide color gamut that allow photographers to reproduce fine adjustments onto prints, taking an immense step forward in fine art printing.


PIXMA Pro9500

10-Color Pigment Ink System

For photographs with high-contrast, beautifully reproduced colors, photographers need look no further than the PIXMA Pro9500. Its industry-leading W-colorpigmenting system includes gray, black and matte black cartridges that collectively produce monochrome photographs of unrivaled quality on both fine art paper and glossy photo paper. With pigment ink, photographers can create archival prints with incredibly smooth gradations.

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Canon's ChromaLifelOO System

The PIXMA Pro9000's ChromaLifelOO system c^omaLife100 combines the benefits of dye-based ink, high-quality Canon photo paper and FINE print head technology to produce long-lasting, beautiful prints. With an 8-color dye ink system, the PIXMA Pro9000 produces an extremely wide color gamut that increases the range of reproducible colors. It is ideal for superb-quality glossy prints up to 13" x 19".

FINE Print Head Technology

and Pro9000 feature ? * FINE Canon's FINE technology, Fu,,„ta,oU,wi,,„ti,r

- . Nozzle tngincerlnq producing a maximum resolution of 4800 x 2400 dpi. FINE printers have a high precision multi-nozzle print head designed to release 3 picoliter (Pro9500) or 2-picoliter (Pro9000) ink droplets that produce highly accurate prints. Capable of plotting thousands of ink droplets each second, the high-densily placement of ink produces sharper details with less grain.

Wide Paper Selection

^ With conventional top-^ loading and exclusive JJ^ front-loading features, the PIXMA Pro9500 and Pro9000 can I accommodate large,

^xr unconvenlional paper sizes up to 13"x 19". Paper up to 1.2mm thick can be fed through the front-loader, opening up a world of options for print media. Both new printers are compatible with Canon's Photo Rag™ and Premium Matte fine art paper, so photographers can produce art-qualify prints with a distinctive texture and finish.




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Easy-PhotoPrint Pro Software

The PIXMA Pro9500 and Pro9000 can be seamlessly integrated in a computer workflow with Canon's Easy-PhotoPrint Pro software. Easy-PhotoPrint Pro augments other post-production software, including Canon's Digital Photo Professional and Adobe*' Photoshop*". Using customised layout options, photographers can produce contact prints, prints with shooting information and even pattern prints of a single image reproduced with a variety of color balance, ^^^■HJPI^^^H brightness and ¡■¡f^^H contrast settings.

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settings: Enable ICC Profile, Photo Color and Linear Tone. Easy-PhotoPrint Pro also includes grayscale printing adjustments and monochrome prinLing adjustments for even richer gradation.

Large Format Printer ImagePROCRAF


Turning EOS 30D Images Into Stunning Prints

Canon's imagePROGRAF iPrGOOO is perfect for photographers who want to print large-scale fine art prints of photographs taken with their EOS 30D. Canon designed the ¡PF5000 with innovative technologies that work seamlessly with the 30D, so creating professional-quality prints that reflect all camcra settings and even the finest image adjustments made on a computer is easier than ever.


12-Color Pigment Ink System

The imagePROGRAr ¡PF5000 uses a newly developed, 12-color archival pigment ink system, designed to print long lasting photos with smooth, vivid color and fine detail. With additional red, green and blue inks, the available color gamut increases exponentially to include a larger range of colors. In addition to capturing incredible tonal detail. Canon's pigment inks also have excellent archival characteristics that ensure greater print longevity. Black and matte black plus two gray inks produce monochrome prints that will surpass all expectations. Also, since both the black and matte black ink cartridges are loaded into the printer at all times, photographers can print on glossy or matte paper without switching cartridges or draining ink, increasing productivity and reducing operating expenses.

12-Cofor Pigment Ink

12-Cofor Pigment Ink

Photo-Lithographic Dual Print Head Technology

Canon's FINE (Full-photo- » # ® lithography Inkjet Nozzle • "" Engineering) print heads r„,,pn„„,1,h„,,„nhy,„kjM ensure that ink is delivered e"'""""""1 to the paper with speed, generous coverage and accuracy. Unlike conventional printers with a single print head, the imagePROGRAF iPFSOOO has two high-precision multi-nozzle print heads designed to release microscopic ink droplets, resulting in faster, more precise printing without compromising image quality.

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These high-density print heads with JO, 720 nozzles deliver more ink. Both durable print heads are user-replaceable, so the ¡PFbOOO virtually eliminates down time and costly service calls, resulting in increased productivity. Also, when the printer detects a clogged print head, it cleans it automatically, and the ¡PF5000 can even redirect ink from non-firing nozzles to fully-functioning nozzles, ensuring images in-process get printed correctly and without hassle.

Software Integration

Whether working with Canon's Digital Photo Professional (DPP) software or printing from Adobe Photoshop®, photographers can easily integrate the imagePROGRAF iPFSOOO into their workflow. The supplied export module enables photographers to print high bit depth image files directly from Digital Photo Professional and Photoshop' CS/ CS2. With improved color adjustment features for monochrome printing, image configuration settings and more, ¡PF5000 software makes it significantly more convenient to produce fine art photographs in a studio.

Wide Range of Media Options

The imagePROGRAF iPF5000 is compatible with over 35 kinds of Canon print media from 0.08 to 1.5mm thick, including resin coated and fine art paper. Also, with 4-way media feeding, including a roll feed, printing poster-size images with impressive quality is fast and easy.

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