Archive for the ‘1D X’ Category

Oct
29
2013

Canon to release Firmware Upgrades for the EOS-1D X AND EOS-1D C Digital SLR Cameras

Canon has just announced updates to the Canon EOS 1D C and the Canon EOS-1D X via firmware changes - bringing updates to existing features as well as adding new ones. This is all good! Canon says the Canon EOS-1D X updates bring: more efficient…
Oct
21
2013

Canon Shutter Count? Get accurate shutter actuations from ShutterCount App

One of the oldest questions around the DSLR market has always been "how many shutter actuations does my camera have?" In fact, one of the most popular posts in the past was this planet5D article "Canon EOS 5D Mark II shutter count actuation utility" Well…
Sep
12
2013

Photographing Le Tour de France

Our good friends at LensProToGo sent us this a few weeks ago and we're finally getting it published! We told you that they were publishing some great stuff on their new blog, and this is just one sample. There's more to this story and many…
Mar
12
2013

ARRI Alexa to Sony HVR: What cameras did 2013 Sundance Filmmakers Use?

Some people (camera geeks like me) are often wanting to know what camera or lens a movie or scene was shot on... and come to find out the Indiewire folks also decided to collect that info for films shown at Sundance this year. The good…
Nov
25
2012

Watch! Cheetah running at 1200fps in ultra-slow-mo – shot with phantom

An amazing video you have to watch! This is Tommy-T the Cheetah running at top speed and is filmed at 1200fps with a phantom camera speeding along side by the National Geographic team. There's a behind-the-scenes video as well which really puts it all into…
Nov
20
2012

daily planet5D 44 – Blogger’s rant – 1Dx and 1Dc are not the same

A bit of a rant about blogging vs real journalists and getting the facts right. The example here is where it was reported that the Canon EOS-1D X is virtually the same body as the Canon EOS 1D C, except for a firmware difference allowing…
Oct
19
2012

Are the Canon EOS 1D C and the Canon EOS-1D X physically the same?

It has been widely reported (and we think incorrectly so) that the Canon EOS-1D X and the Canon EOS 1D C are physically the same camera and only separated by a difference in firmware - implying that Canon is charging about $7000 for the additional…
Oct
18
2012

CANON U.S.A. EXPANDS THE EOS-1D X DIGITAL SLR CAMERA AUTOFOCUS CAPABILITIES WITH NEW FIRMWARE UPDATE

LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 17, 2012 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced a new firmware update in response to user requests which further enhances the capabilities of Canon’s flagship EOS-1D X Digital SLR camera. The EOS-1D X will now be…
Jul
17
2012

Canon 1D X DSLR Camera Tutorials | United By Photography

The folks over at United By Photography have pointed out something rather cool that I've not seen before - manuals you can see on the LCD of the camera in question - produced by Canon themselves for the Canon EOS-1D X. How come I didn't…
Apr
10
2012

The great next HDSLR features poll… what do you want in your next pro DSLR?

With all the cameras recently announced (like the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and the Nikon D800) and many of them having the features you indicated you wanted in the last poll, we thought we'd ask the question again! If you don't recall, back in…