How to Make a Digital Camera

Canon has stayed at the forefront of camera manufacturing for over 7 decades. They attribute that success in part to their dedication to cutting edge technology and maintaining high standards of quality. In the following video you can take a behind the scenes tour of how Canon produces their photography equipment from the inception of an idea all the way through shipping the finished products to the consumer market. Viewers are also treated to a look into Canons green-friendly manufacturing process and how the company is playing their part to ensure the environment is being protected from wasteful practices. Have a look:

As you saw in the clip, Canon is responsible for a whole host of revolutionary ideas. Here are a few you may not have known they are responsible for:

  • Mass produced¬†fluorite, a material which lenses are made from.
  • Developed spherical lenses
  • Created an ultrasonic motor
  • Revolutionized optical image¬†stabilization
  • Created Digic Image Sensor technology, which led to Canon cameras becoming the first to be able to capture high definition video
canon camera process

¬†“A great lens is beautiful, a beautiful lens has great origins.”

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3 Comments

  1. Eric says:

    Not even close to the quality of Phase One or Hassy or other products.

  2. denn says:

    We would all like a hassy or phase one, but most of uus don’t need that class of image. It’s all right if your company buys the stuff, but the most that i enlarge to is a3, and my micro 4/3rds Panasonic does that to superb quality in most situations.
    A phase one might do better, but not that much unless you need infinite detail; I don’t.

  3. It’s fascinating to see how our cameras are even made! More companies should do the same.

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