Today marks 50 years since Canon launched it’s first SLR Camera, the Canonflex. Since then they have gone on to produce more than 50 million SLRs of various shapes and sizes, their most recent being the much coveted Canon EOS 5D Mark II.
You can find out more by reading their official press release.
If you have a bit of a passion for camera history check out Canon’s online camera museum.
Happy 50th, Canon SLRs!