EOS 5D Mark III Twitter Traffic of the last three Months

Just for fun. The graph above shows the frequency per day of Twitter hash-tags concerning the EOS 5D Mark III during the last three months. You can see a big peak around end of February, a few days before the 5D mark III was announced. The second traffic peak happened around March 27, when the first shops started to have the 5D Mark III in stock. The graph is flat until February 28th because I started recording the traffic on this day. :-)

EOS 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800 – Once more (4 videos)

Time for a new EOS 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800 comparison. And I have four videos for yor viewing pleasure.

At learningdslrvideo they have a nice, 18 min video that reviews both cameras one against the other.The comparison is done from a film-makers perspective, but all aspects are taken in account. The EOS 5D Mark III stands out for its great high ISO performance and its all-round capabilities. From the conclusion:

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Photography and Travel – A personal experience and some tips

Sunset over the Mekong - Don Det, Si Phan Don (4000 Islands), Laos

This is a post I wanted to write since long. Traveling and photography: perfectly complementary. Let me start with some personal experience. Last year I was abroad for three months, traveling South-East Asia on my own. You know, the backpacker thing? My journey went mainly through Laos and Cambodia. I was alone, on a budget (i.e. I wanted the trip to last as long as possible), and I was traveling light. That’s to say that I had a light backpack, just 9 kg (~19.8 lbs). So, the biggest question to solve while organizing the whole thing was if I should carry a DSRL (and lenses) with me, or if I should not. Not as trivial as I thought it was.


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Tamron SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD vs Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Tamron recently announced the new SP 24-70mm f/2.8 DI VC USD lens (in stock at B&H for $1,299, click here), and it comes naturally to compare it to Canon’s EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM (around $1,600, click here). Although they have the same focal length, the former comes with image stabilization (called vibration control by Tamron) and costs approx. $300 less. Over at fstoppers they reviewed both lenses for a comparison. Let’s see how they performed after the jump.

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