Archive for the ‘5D’ Category

Mar
3
2015

Last Minute Sale: WPPI Specials

In this installment of "Whoa, Stuff on Sale," we cull items on sale from B&H like the Panasonic GH4 in honor of The Wedding and Portrait Photography Conference+Expo at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  Call it the WPPI Specials event. [adrotate group="6"] The WPPI event…
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Mar
3
2015

BAM! Canon Drops Prices on 5D Mk III, 6D – Plus Add’l Instant $300 Savings

It's always nice when Canon drops prices.  The price for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III body drops $300 from $3,099 to $2,799; for a limited time, you can take off another $300, bringing it down to $2,499. And that’s not all... [adrotate group="6"] If you’ve…
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Feb
26
2015

Sony: Who Doesn’t Love a Turnaround Story?

Sony is dominating mirrorless sales in Japan. If you want to assume that they are going to focus on their mirrorless E- and FE-mount product lines (and you don’t want to simply take them at their word), their market share numbers in Japan represent another set of data…
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Feb
24
2015

Canon 5D3 Firmware Downgrade IS Possible

Thanks to eagle-eyed planet5D reader Hallur for pointing us to the Magic Lantern forum post – and accompanying video – showing how a Canon 5D Mk III firmware downgrade can be done so that ML will still work. As we posted a couple of weeks ago,…
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Feb
13
2015

All You Need is Skill: Magic Lantern RAW + Canon 5D3, Even Now

DP and planet5D reader Chad Bonanno shoots Tempest Freerunning Athlete and 2014 Taurus World Stunt Award Winner Luci Romberg with the now-classic Magic Lantern RAW/Canon 5D Mk III combo – with stunning results. Chalk it up to the skill of the athlete; [adrotate group="6"]cameraman; editor;…
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Feb
5
2015

50.6 Megapixel Canon EOS 5Ds aims to claim photogs but not filmmakers

Canon's made it official - the Canon EOS 5Ds and 5Ds R have been announced along with the new EF 11-24mm f/4L - we've got a lot of info to come so keep your eye on this as we update with info we find around…
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Feb
5
2015

Again: Canon 5Ds & 5Ds R Rock 50MP Sensor; 11-24L to Unleash Their Power

The folks over at Canon Watch have published a leaked press release of the new Canon EOS 5Ds and EOS 5Ds R, along with a new EF 11-24mm L lens. Tony Northrup, you owe me a cup of coffee. Unless, of course, it’s all a…
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Feb
4
2015

FREE LIVE Discussion of Canon Camera Announcements on Friday

Hey everyone! It seems SO firm that Canon will be announcing new cameras this coming Friday - and I want to try to do something new and untried - so we're going to do a LIVE FREE Canon Camera Announcements Panel Discussion with Deejay from…
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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
12
2015

Motionnine Releases Camera Cage for Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Form-Fitting, New Quick Release NATO Handle & Cable Clamp

Korean accessories specialist Motionnine has just released its Cube 5D3 Kit for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR, their first camera cage to include a quick release NATO handle and quick release cable clamp. There is a 15% off launch sale right now so…
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