Posts Tagged ‘canon’

Jan
21
2015

Canon Connect Station CS100: Really?

The Canon Connect Station CS100  kind of looks like an Apple TV box only bigger and uglier; it kind of has one gazillionth the functionality; and it kind of costs three times the price -- but don’t mind that: we all have to start somewhere.  …
Jan
13
2015

CineBootCamps Films Premiered at Canon

Just as Canon opened the door to filmmakers with the introduction of the 5D Mark II five short years ago, and Amy Kawadler of Canon helped us start the CineBootCamps, Amy again graciously opened the doors to Canon's[adrotate group="6"] Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center to…
Jan
13
2015

Flickr: Forget Canon vs. Nikon. Now It’s Canon vs. Apple

And maybe coming soon: Apple vs. Samsung? 2014 stats from photo sharing site Flickr confirm what we already knew: the photo world is changing BIG TIME.  Told you so. Top Brands Overall[adrotate group="6"] It’s not just that Apple supplanted Nikon as the #2 camera brand…
Dec
31
2014

Simple Sunday Survey #2 – What’s the best camera brand?

Well, 'what's the best camera brand' may not be the exact way I worded this Simple Sunday Survey, but essentially that's what it is all about. When I asked "What brand of camera do you own?" I think it became a vote of what is…
Dec
30
2014

Canon Director Confirms the Existence of a High-Megapixel DSLR

There has been talk around the blogs about Canon possibly using a Sony sensor in a higher megapixel DSLR… is this the one? Is this something we really need? In the phoblographer article, they specifically re-iterate that "Canon feels that interchangeable lenses are paramount” -…
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…
Nov
12
2014

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II Announced

If anyone’s going to get a 100-400mm zoom lens like this right, it’s Canon. I think Canon makes great glass at not terribly unreasonable price points.[adrotate group="6"] Surprised? Latest proof point: their just announced 100-400mm zoom (Preorder at B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon), which while not inexpensive at…
Nov
3
2014

Another Comprehensive Camera Test. Is This One Helpful?

There are a lot of camera tests available online and it is hard to always find the cameras you want compared to the cameras you are interested in seeing.  If you are like me you are a little skeptical as to how much you can…
Oct
25
2014

Fotodiox Excell+1: Metabones Has New Competition

UPDATE: “Well, I feel sheepish.” -       Genie, in ALLADIN Sorry, guys, I got it wrong. Yes, PDN is a reputable site.  Yes, they posted on October 14th – not July -- and we picked it up just a few days later.  And yes, we wrote…
Oct
21
2014

Hot news! Canon EOS C100 Mark II – revolutionary or evolutionary?

Canon Announces Canon EOS C100 Mark II, And It’s Worth Checking Out New tilting viewfinder (with real eye cup!); properly hinged OLED LCD; Dual Pixel CMOS AF standard; built-in LUT; wireless connectivity (including remote control via your iPhone or iPad); 60p; and an upgraded DIGIC…