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Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R Hands-on and Promo Videos – Updated with more videos and links

Low light performance, billboard-ready ultra-high resolution and super crisp images: impossible? Not with our brand new 50.6 megapixel full frame DSLR cameras: the Canon EOS 5Ds and 5DsR.

NOTE: click here for an overview of all the products Canon announced today.

Here the first previews and hands-on (and some technical introduction) of the world’s highest resolution full-frame DSLR, Canon’s new EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R, and products promo videos of Canon’s new megapixel champion (official announcement).

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Canon Japan’s EOS 5DS image and video samples and EOS 5DS R image samples. More hands-on: EOS 5DS and 5DS R preview at Photography Blog, hands-on and sample pics at ephotozine, preview at DPReviewCPN Europe ArticleThe Digital Picture. A tip about which lenses are best for the EOS 5DS at The Phoblographer. A more technical and in-depth article by CPN. First impression from the videographer’s point of view at EOSHD. Fotosidan interview with Mike Burnhill at CPS, Canon Europe to talk about the upcoming, high resolution Canon Eos 5Ds and 5Ds R (12min video)

Excerpts from DPReview‘s first impression:

As far as dynamic range is concerned, we’re told that the new 5DS and 5DS R should give the same performance as the current EOS 5D Mark III. If true, this means that the new cameras won’t be able to offer the same industry-leading dynamic range of Sony’s current APS-C and full-frame sensors, but at least it isn’t a step backwards. And hey – 50MP!

[…] Without a doubt, the headline specification of both the EOS 5DS and 5DS R is their incredible pixel count, but characteristically, Canon hasn’t skimped on useful core features. No doubt learning from both Sony and Nikon’s early missteps, Canon has implemented new mirror lockup options with variable exposure delays between 1/8 and 2 seconds in normal OVF shooting mode.

our first impressions are pretty positive. Without a doubt, most photographers don’t need 50MP (nor 36MP or 24MP for that matter) but some do, and this places the 5DS (and especially the 5DS R) firmly in medium-format territory for studio and wedding photographers.

Setting a new benchmark for full-frame cameras, the Canon EOS 5DS and EOS 5DS R combine fast, instinctive DSLR handling with the newly-developed 50.6MP CMOS sensor – for the ultimate DSLR image quality.

Eberhard Schuy, Canon Explorer, specialises in advertising and industrial photography and shares his experience of working with the new Canon EOS 5DS – an ultra high resolution full frame DSLR.

Five Canon Explorers share their first impressions of the new Canon EOS 5DS – our ultra high resolution full frame DSLR.

DPReview’s first impression about the EOS 5DS and 5DS R

Illustration of the motor-driven mirror mechanism (editors note: the original video description says “in the Canon EOS 7D Mark III“). Canon already working on a replacement for the just announced EOS 7D Mark II? :-)

More videos after the break

This camera sounds like it is going to be a power house of image quality. Think of a regular 5D Mark III, now rip out the current sensor and cram in a massive 50.6 megapixel one. The major question in my mind is who are these cameras for? Why didn’t they just release one camera without the low pass filter? Isn’t this what Nikon did with the D800 and D800e before settling on one camera without the low pass filter, the D810?

Catch it all in a glimpse! Time-lapse movie feature takes still photos at set intervals and joins them to create a silent movie. Time Lapse Movie function creates professional-quality movies, in camera, without the need for a computer, saving precious time when out in the field.

The Canon EOS 5DS camera shatters the status quo with a new 50.6 Megapixel, full-frame CMOS sensor and dual DIGIC 6 Image Processors. Ideal for architectural, commercial, fine art, landscape portrait & wedding photography. and large-scale printing. Joining the EOS 5DS is the EOS 5DSR, which adds an LPF (Low-Pass filter) cancellation effect, for specialized applications where pixel-level sharpness and detail must be maintained.

Watch the featured video to learn about the sophisticated technologies and amazing capabilities of the EOS 5Ds and the EOS 5DS R DSLR cameras, and discover how these cameras are revolutionizing ultra, high-resolution image capture.

Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R pre-order links:

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