Posts Tagged ‘canon’

Aug
6
2015

Incredible new smartphone tech to crush DSLRs?

Suspend your disbelief for a moment if you can:  Light has the right technology, the right partners, the right money (they just raised $25MM) and the crazy-ass ambition to knock the Canon 5Ds with its 50 megapixel resolution off the pedestal with a freaking smartphone!  They…
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Jul
30
2015

First camera to shoot 4 million ISO! Canon’s ME20F-SH to be low light king

Canon just announced the ME20F-SH which shoots full color video at 4 million ISO, yes, that's right, 4 followed by 6 zeros... 4,000,000! This camera is being aimed at anyone needing great 1080 video in very very low light - security, night time video, reality TV,…
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Jul
23
2015

More of the Gorgeously Detailed Same From the 50MP Canon 5DSr: This Time in Africa!

Here with another report of just how incredibly detailed the new 50MP Canon 5DSr is, is Wildlife Photographer Denis Glennon. It’s been clear from the very beginning how ludicrously detailed the images coming out of the 5DS and 5DSr would be, and with every new…
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Jul
16
2015

It happens only once every 5 years – the Canon Expo is on for 2015!

Has it been 5 years since the last Canon Expo? Yup, it has and we're excited to say planet5D will be there! I remember fondly the last Canon Expo (see below for some of those old posts) and cannot wait for this one! This Canon…
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Jul
10
2015

The Magic Lantern RAW Step by Step Instructions You Deserve

I remember the first time I shot raw on a Canon EOS 5D Mark III, and more important, I remember dealing with the huge raw files. In the end it was incredibly worth it when exporting the absolutely gorgeous and incredibly sturdy footage. Nearly every…
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Jul
10
2015

10 Years of Canon 5D’s and the World Sure Looks Different

I’m going to take a break and step down from my, “Canon-disappointment” Soapbox and instead just go ahead and let them have their moment. Canon is currently celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their EOS 5D line. Despite what I may or may not think…
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Jul
9
2015

The Canon Speedlite 430EX III-RT – New, Upgraded and Familiar

Canon just announced the newest addition in their line-up of Speedlites—the Speedlite 430EX III-RT (Pre-Order at B&H). This new Speedlite continues the 430EX legacy of providing high quality portable external flashes to amateur, advanced amateurs and professionals looking to shape the light in their photos.[adrotate…
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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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Jun
1
2015

Credit Where Credit’s Due: The Canon EOS 5D Really DID Change the Industry

Introduced 10 years ago, the Canon EOS 5D – and most especially the Canon EOS 5D Mark II that succeeded it – can rightfully take its place among other iconic machines ranging from the Leica M to the Porsche 911 and the Apple Mac. The…
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May
26
2015

That Didn’t Take Long: Sony A7R II, Maybe A8 Coming with 59MP Sensor?

In this week’s installment of our newly minted series “The King is Dead, Long Live the King,” we bring you accelerating rumors of the imminent arrival of the next Sony A7R which may take the form of an update (Sony A7r II) or addition (Sony A8).…
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