Canon EOS M50 Mark II Review (excellent image quality & colour reproduction)

Canon Eos M50 Mark Ii Review

Here is a Canon EOS M50 Mark II review. How does the replacement for the hugely popular EOS M50 perform? The M50 lineup is popular with videographers.

EOS M50 Mark II at a glance:

  • 24.1MP APS-C CMOS Sensor
  • DIGIC 8 Image Processor
  • UHD 4K and HD 720p120 Video Recording
  • Dual Pixel CMOS AF with Eye Detect AF
  • 2.36m-Dot OLED Electronic Viewfinder
  • 3.0″ 1.04m-Dot Vari-Angle Touchscreen
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth; Webcam Capability
  • Extended ISO 51200, 10 fps Shooting
  • Combination 5-Axis Image Stabilization
  • EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens

ePhotozine posted their full Canon EOS M50 Mark II review. From their conclusion:

Like the model before it, the M50 Mark II offers a compact, DSLR styled mirrorless camera, with a 24mp APS-C CMOS sensor, which gives excellent image quality, with the same excellent colour reproduction that you get with Canon EOS DSLRs. You also get high-speed continuous shooting, 143 focus points, and a high-resolution electronic viewfinder. It’s also one of the cheapest Canon cameras to record 4K video, and the side mic socket will make it appealing for those who want to record video. However, it’s worth being aware of the HUGE crop into the frame when using 4K video with digital IS enabled, as this will make wide-angle video recording difficult unless you buy the 11-22mm ultra-wide angle zoom lens.

Read the EOS M50 Mark II review at ePhotozine…

They gave the EOS M50 Mark II 4.5/5 starts and a “highly recommended“. For the time being we have no more EOS M50 Mark II review stuff to list.

Canon EOS M50 Mark II:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

Click here to open the rest of the article

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM Review, And Comparison With EF 50mm f/1.8

Canon Rf 50mm F/1.8 STM Review

Here is a new Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM review along with some comparison to the EF version of the Nifty-Fifty.

Coming from well known camera reviewer Gordon Laing, the video review below looks at at performance of the Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM for EOS R systems and compares it to the iconic EF 50mm f/1.8. Sample images are here, and that’s also where you find Gordon’s written review. From his conclusion:

The Canon RF 50mm f1.8 STM is a low-cost standard lens for the EOS R mirrorless system which, like the EF versions before it, provides an affordable entry into the World of prime lenses, low-light photography and shallow depth-of-field effects.

It may cost roughly double that of the EF 50mm f1.8 STM, but at around 200 dollars or pounds it becomes by far the cheapest native lens in the RF system to date, making it tempting for anyone looking for a second lens to complement an existing kit-zoom. It’s smaller than the EF version when you take a mirrorless adapter into account, and while the overall style and rendering is similar, the newer RF version is noticeably sharper across more of the frame when wide-open.

Read Gordon Laing’s review…

More Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM review stuff are listed here. This lens is a no brainer for every EOS R owner.

At a glance:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/1.8 to f/22
  • One Aspherical Element
  • Super Spectra Coating
  • STM Stepping AF Motor
  • Customizable Control Ring
  • Rounded 7-Blade Diaphragm

Canon RF 50mm f/1.8 STM:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

Click here to open the rest of the article

Canon EOS R Review – After Using It For A Year

Canon Eos R Review

With all the talk about the Canon EOS R5 (and R6) we might forget that Canon has another very capable full frame mirrorless camera. Here is a Canon EOS R review.

Coming from Photo Tom, the 9 minutes video review below discusses pro and cons of the Canon EOS R.

More Canon EOS R review stuff is listed here.

Canon EOS R: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA

Click here to open the rest of the article

Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS Review (expensive but truly awesome)

Canon RF 100-500mm F/4.5-7.1L IS Review

Here is a Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS review. The RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS is an optical masterpiece by Canon, albeit an expensive one.

Key features:

  • RF-Mount Lens/Full-Frame Format
  • Aperture Range: f/4.5-7.1 to f/32-54
  • One Super UD Element, Six UD Elements
  • Dual Nano USM AF System

Christopher Frost posted a very good Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS review. The video below shows also some sample pictures shot with the Rf 100-500mm. He says the RF 100-500mm is “truly awesome”.

More Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS reviews are listed here.

Canon RF 100-500mm f/4.5-7.1L IS:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

Click here to open the rest of the article

Canon EOS R5 Review From Phillip Bloom (a hot and messy start)

Canon Eos R5 Review 8k Video Firmware Updste

Here is a Canon EOS R5 review, and as you can easily get from the title, it’s not entirely positive.

Philip Bloom has his take on the Canon EOS R5 in the videos below. He says:

This is my long term “review” of the Canon R5 and I’ve taken a different approach than normal in that I decided to split it into two much parts of a more manageable length.This isn’t about specs, it’s about really living with and using the camera over 4 months.

[…] This is not my usual review, and not strictly a review either. I’ve made two videos which take a look at the Canon R5, the first part is the backstory, the launch and my initial thoughts after buying one. This part is about the experience you get when using it rather than over analysing and going over all the specs as there are countless videos about that. The overheating issues are still a focus, but another focus is the autofocus….with animals. Plus there is a special guest near the end. :)

The overheating issue is also discussed. And here are the two videos. Keep in mind that this is a review coming from a videographer. Enjoy.

More Canon EOS R5 review stuff is listed here, for EOS R6 reviews see here. The EOS R5 is highly regarded as a stills camera. In particular, the EOS R5 autofocus system seems to be huge leap forwards. User manual are available for download for the EOS R5 and the EOS R6.

Canon EOS R5:

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

Click here to open the rest of the article

Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM Review With Sample Photos

RF 800mm F/11 IS STM Review

Canon released two unique lenses with the Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM and RF 600mm f/11 IS STM. Here is a RF 800mm f/11 IS STM review.

Christopher Frost Photography posted their Canon RF 800mm f/11 IS STM review.

At a glance:

  • Super-telephoto prime is designed for use with full-frame Canon RF-mount mirrorless digital cameras
  • Fixed f/11 aperture contributes to the sleek and portable form factor as well as a balanced mixture of depth of field and sharpness
  • Gapless dual-layer diffractive optics contribute to a marked reduction in chromatic and spherical aberrations as well as benefit the design of a relatively compact and lightweight lens
  • Retractable/extendable design, with a locking lens barrel, offers an impressively compact form factor considering the super-telephoto design
  • An Optical Image Stabilizer helps to minimize the appearance of camera shake by up to four stops to better enable working in low-light conditions and with slower shutter speeds
  • STM stepping motor offers fast, quiet, smooth, and accurate autofocus performance that is ideal for video recording as well as still shooting
  • Configurable Control Ring can be used to adjust a variety of exposure settings, including aperture, ISO, and exposure compensation
  • Compatible with optional Extender RF 1.4x and Extender RF 2x teleconverters to further increase the effective focal length.

Also interesting: an interview with the engineers who made these unique lenses.

Canon RF 800mm f/11

America: B&H Photo, Adorama, Amazon USA, Amazon CA, KEH Camera, Canon CA, Canon USA
Europe & UK: Amazon DE, Amazon UK, Wex Photo Video, Canon DE, Canon UK

Click here to open the rest of the article