A Bit of Everything (Canon News and other stuff)

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These Insanely Clean ISO 4 Million Canon ME20F-SH Low-Light Videos Will Make A7s Shooters Jealous – Planet5D

Made in Japan: Discover how lenses are created – TechRadar

The (sort of) Great 400mm Lens Shootout! – LensRentals

The Canon Lens Experience – B&H Explora

Photographer Anxiety: Why It’s Useful and How to Deal With It – FStoppers

Photographers and the iPad – B&H Explora

[GERMAN] Test: Canon EF-M 28mm 1:3.5 Makro IS STM – c’t Fotografie

User’s Guide for Underwater Video with the Canon 5D Mark III and Magic Lantern – Dive Photo Guide

Study Shows Instagram Photos Could Help Diagnose Depression – DigitalRev

Zoom lenses nearly sweep the podium: 70% of pros using Canon gear, here’s what they shoot with most – Imaging Resource


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Canon EOS 5D Mark III deal – $1,899 (reg. $2,599)

Canon EOS 5D Mark III Deal – $1,899 (reg. $2,599)

Canon EOS 5D Mark III at a glance:

  • 22.3MP Full-Frame CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 5+ Image Processor
  • 3.2″ 1.04m-Dot ClearView II LCD Monitor
  • Full HD 1080p Video Recording at 30 fps
  • 61-Point High Density Reticular AF
  • Native ISO 25600, Extended to ISO 102400
  • 6 fps Shooting in RAW+JPEG
  • 63-Zone Dual Layer Metering Sensor
  • 14-Bit RAW Files and S-RAW Format
  • Magnesium Alloy Body, SD/CF Card Slots

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This is why the pros are pre-ordering the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

EOS 5D Mark IVMy preferred gear reviewer, Dustin Abbott, posted a 12 minutes video where he breaks down the announcement and specs of the new Canon EOS 5D Mark IV and explains why he plans to pre-order one.

If you want to know why the pros are pre-ordering the EOS 5D Mark IV then this is the video to watch. Btw, the EOS 5D Mark IV is already the best selling digital camera on Amazon US, one day after the announcement.

Are you going to buy the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV?

  • Yes! (47%, 2,322 Votes)
  • No! (30%, 1,471 Votes)
  • Not sure (23%, 1,145 Votes)

Total Voters: 4,938

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Canon EOS 5D MArk IV pre-orders links

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV body

USA – $3,499 – Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

UK – £3,599 – Park Cameras

Germany – WEX Cameras | Calumet

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with 24-105mm f/4L IS II lens

USA – $4,599 – Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with 24-70mm IS USM Lens

USA – $4,399: Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

Battery Grip for 5D Mark IV (BG-E20)

USA – $490: Adorama | Canon Store | Amazon

UK – £329.99 – Park Cameras

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens

USA – $2,199: Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

UK – £2,349 – Park Cameras

GermanyWEX Cameras

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM

USA – $1,099: Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

UK – £1,129 – Park Cameras

GermanyWEX Cameras

Canon W-E1 WiFi adapter

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UK Park Cameras

A closer look to still and video features of the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

A Closer Look To Still And Video Features Of The Canon EOS 5D Mark IV

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV at a glance:

  • New 30.4 Megapixel full-frame CMOS sensor for versatile shooting in nearly any light, with ISO range 100–32,000; expandable up to 50–102,400.
  • 4K Motion JPEG video (DCI cinema-type 4096 x 2160) at 30p or 24p; in-camera still frame grab of 4K 8.8-Megapixel images; multiple video options include Full HD up to 60p, and HD up to 120p.
  • Superb Dual Pixel CMOS AF for responsive and smooth AF during video or Live View shooting; LCD monitor has full touch-screen interface, including selection of AF area.
  • Excellent performance — up to 7.0 fps continuous shooting speed with high performance DIGIC 6+ Image Processor for improved speed and excellent image quality.
  • 61 AF points with expanded vertical coverage with 41 cross-points, and AF possible at all 61 AF points with many lens + extender combinations effective at f/8.
  • 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor helps provide precise exposure metering, helps detect flickering lights and allows for enhanced scene recognition and face detection capabilities.
  • Dual Pixel RAW, in-camera Digital Lens Optimizer during JPEG shooting and Diffraction Correction technologies.
  • Built-in Wi-Fi® and NFC connectivity provide easy sharing to compatible smart devices, select social media sites and the Canon Connect Station CS100 device.
  • Built-in GPS provides geotag information including auto time syncing with Universal Time Code (UTC) via satellites.

Two very interesting, 15 minutes videos by CanonUSA about the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV’s still and video features.

In the first vdeo below, Canon’s Technical Advisor Rudy Winston discusses the still functions of the EOS 5D Mark IV. He discusses features such as dual pixel AF, cropping modes, diffraction correction, Digital Lens Optimizer and more.

Next video. Canon’s Technical Advisor Brent Ramsey discusses the video functions of the EOS 5D Mark IV. Ramsey goes into features such as the frame rates on the camera, Slo-mo, touchscreen with Dial Pixel AF, 4K still frame grab functionality, built in time lapse movies, HDR movie shooting, and more.

Pre-orders links are online

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV body

USA – $3,499 – Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

UK – £3,599 – Park Cameras

Germany – WEX Cameras | Calumet

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with 24-105mm f/4L IS II lens

USA – $4,599 – Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV with 24-70mm IS USM Lens

USA – $4,399: Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

Battery Grip for 5D Mark IV (BG-E20)

USA – $490: Adorama | Canon Store | Amazon

UK – £329.99 – Park Cameras

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L III USM Lens

USA – $2,199: Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

UK – £2,349 – Park Cameras

GermanyWEX Cameras

Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS II USM

USA – $1,099: Adorama | B&H Photo | Canon Store | Amazon

UK – £1,129 – Park Cameras

GermanyWEX Cameras

Canon W-E1 WiFi adapter

USA Adorama | B&H Photo | Amazon

UK Park Cameras

Canon EOS 5D Mark IV announcement, introdution videos, hands-on and previews and more following the link below.