After posting firmware version 2.0.3 earlier this week, a problem with the 5D Mark II video recording capabilities was apparent. As a result, Canon has posted firmware version 2.0.4 for the 5D Mark II, which aims to address that issue. [Read more…]
[UPDATE: Canon has posted Firmware Version 2.0.4, which is intended to address a problem with Firmware Version 2.0.3.]
The previously announced firmware update version 2.0.3 for the Canon 5D Mark II is now available for download. The new firmware is primarily dedicated to improving the video capture options, as described in the release notes below. [Read more…]
The Canon Spring 2010 Instant Rebate program is in effect from March 7, 2010 through April 3, 2010 with some killer deals that include the Canon 7D, along with several lenses and flashes, which are doubled amounts for 5D Mark II purchasers.
If you’ve been waiting for the right time to buy a Canon 7D or 5D Mark II, now is that time. [Read more…]
The Canon Rebel T2i is an 18MP DSLR that follows up the popular Canon Rebel T1i. The Canon Rebel T2i is geared toward entry-level shooters with a number of features and components that make it a very powerful camera suitable for serious shooters as well. After spending a few hours with it, I wanted to provide my first impressions, along with some impromptu sample shots. [Read more…]
Canon has provided further details on the new Canon 5D Mark II firmware, which will be available for download later this month. The new firmware version 2.0.3 will enable the Canon 5D Mark II to capture 1080p video at 24fps (actual 23.976fps) and will change the 30fps rate to NTSC standard 29.97fps. The 5D Mark II will also be able to capture 1080p video at the PAL standard of 25fps. Additional tweaks include an histogram display for shooting movies in manual exposure, shutter-priority and aperture-priority, manual control over sound recording levels and a broadcast standard audio sampling frequency.
More details available from Canon’s website.