Archive for the ‘1D X’ Category

Jul
3
2015

Canon’s EOS 5D Mk IV! 6D Mk II! 1DX Mk II! Uh, What?

When it comes to Canon full frame cameras -- specifically their hybrid stills/video DSLR’s --  the rumor mill is so quiet you can hear crickets chirping. Rumors in the imaging industry are typically useful for four things: 1) sowing fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) in…
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Mar
19
2015

No Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Until 2016?

It’s still early days for rumors about a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, and it’s not really feasible to separate future specs from wish lists at this point. Still, the idea of a late 2015 announcement and 2016 availability for the next generation of the…
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Mar
6
2015

Trial Balloon or Baloney: Canon 5D Mk IV, Canon 5D C, Neither or Both?

These rumors are a little more vague, a little more “trial-balloon-y” than what we usually like to cover. Still, there are important points to be made, so let's make them. [adrotate group="6"] DIY Photography did a nice job of picking up a rumor from Canon…
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Feb
2
2015

Canon Releases Firmware Updates for 1D X, 5D Mark III – Caution, Magic Lantern Users

Our counterparts over at ePHOTOzine have reported on Canon’s release of firmware updates for moviemaker favorite the 5D Mark III and stills professional’s much-loved 1D X. Both updates improve autofocus control in Live View mode when using wide angle lenses. [adrotate group="6"] Owners of recently…
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Jan
29
2015

Canon to Introduce Global Shutter on its DSLRs?

It’s a rumor to be taken “with lots of salt.” But it begs the question: “how important is a global shutter to you – and would it keep you in/bring you into the Canon fold?” DSLRs in general are known for it; [adrotate group="6"] the…
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Nov
15
2014

Happy 6th Birthday planet5D! A historical look at the DSLR Video Revolution

planetMitch note: This is great DSLR Video history written by Hugh - I'll have a post on Monday with more details about the planet5D history... Cue up the opening seconds of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: “It was 20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the…
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Aug
7
2014

What Would be a “Big Splash” by Canon at Photokina Next Month?

Being a gearhead – a blogging gearhead at that – is fun, fascinating and sometimes frustrating. I guess a bit like everything else.[adrotate group="6"] We love Canon; we’re exasperated by Canon. We’re enthralled with Sony and Panasonic and Blackmagic…Fuji, Nikon, Pentax… but then: hey, wait…
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Apr
21
2014

“Silent Storms” elicits incredible emotion from Northern Lights

I found this short on Saturday and just had to share it - and I also had to contact Ole C. Salomonsen, the video's creator, because I have questions about the Northern Lights - mainly because I've never been able to experience them myself, I've…
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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…
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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…
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