|Canon Lens Guru App for smartphones|
Canon has introduced a Lens Guru App for smartphones. There is also a nice Canon App for the EOS-1D X camera as well. You can read my FAQ on wildlife lens recommendation and see my work on MichaelDanielHo.com
The official Canon Lens Guru app shows you how changing lenses can improve your photography. Be inspired by stunning images from leading Canon photographers, and learn how lenses enable you to see things differently.
- Discover how different lenses affect your photography, with clearly explained video tutorials
- Browse Canon lenses by category, subject matter and example photos
- Enjoy inspirational photographs from leading professional photographers, each accompanied by information about the lens type and camera settings used
- Learn how to use your EOS and get creative with different shooting modes and camera settings
How can I get the Canon Lens Guru app on my Apple iPhone or iPod Touch?
Search for ‘Canon Lens Guru’ in the App Store on your device, and select it from the search results by tapping the icon. When the app’s page loads, tap the Free button to install it. To avoid mobile network data charges download the app over Wi-Fi.
Alternatively, download Canon Lens Guru from iTunes on your PC or Mac. Search for the app by name in the iTunes Store, and choose it from the search results by clicking its icon. Click the Free button to download. Canon Lens Guru will install on your iPhone or iPod Touch next time you sync your device with your PC or Mac.
How can I get the Canon Lens Guru app on my Android Smartphone?
Search for ‘Canon Lens Guru’ in the Play Store on your device, and select it from the search results by tapping the icon. When the app’s page loads, tap the Install button. To avoid mobile network data charges download the app over Wi-Fi.
Alternatively, download Canon Lens Guru from play.google.com/store on your PC or Mac. Search for the app by name in the Store, and choose it from the search results by clicking its icon. Click the Install button and sign-in with your Google account if requested, follow the online prompts and the app will be installed on your device.
How do I use the Canon Lens Guru app?
Start the app by tapping the icon on your device’s Home screen. When you see the Canon Lens Guru welcome screen, start navigating though the app using the menu icon in the top-left corner of the page.
To navigate to a section in the app (e.g. Getting started), tap the corresponding option in the menu. Note that some menu items expand to show sub-sections when they’re tapped.
Can I use the Canon Lens Guru without an Internet connection?
After initial installation the application will need to download video content over the internet (to avoid data charges it is recommended that this is done over Wi-Fi). After this point all content is stored on your device and can be used offline, without the need for an internet connection.
How do I update the Canon Lens Guru app?
If the Canon Lens Guru app is updated in iTunes or the Play Store you will be notified via your device.
On your iPhone or iPod Touch go to the Updates tab on the App Store app to download the update. If you have turned on automatic updates (only available in iOS7) the updated app will automatically download to your device.
On your Android smartphone follow the prompts on your device, or go to Play Store and select My apps via the menu button to download the update.
How do I feedback on the Canon Lens Guru app?
In the app’s main menu, tap on About and then Send Feedback. We’re keen to hear your feedback on the app, whether it's good or bad. We’d also love to hear your suggestions on how we could improve the ‘Canon Lens Guru’ app.