Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R Shipping Soon

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It looks like the Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R will begin shipping in just over a week on June 14, 2015. B&H has listed the new shipping date subject to availability.

As with other high-demand cameras, it may take a few weeks to fill all of the pre-orders. So if you want a 5DS or 5DS R sooner rather than later, you’d better go ahead and get in the pre-order line now. Check it out here at B&H Photo.

‘Trick Shot’ is the First 4K Film Shot on Canon C300 Mark II

The Canon EOS C300 Mark II is due out in September. The above short film, Trick Shot, is the first film shot on the new C300 Mark II and it is made available on YouTube in full 4K resolution. You may have to click over to YouTube if you have a 4K display and watch to want it at full resolution.

The short was directed by Evan Kaufmann and shot by cinematographer Gale Tattersall, who you might recall also made headlines after he shot an episode of House M.D. entirely with the Canon 5D Mark II.

[via YouTube]

Canon 5D Mark III for $1999 – Deal Alert

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ebay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon 5D Mark III for $1999 (compare at $2499) in limited quantity. Check it out while it lasts here on ebay.

Note: This is labeled as a gray market item and, therefore, won’t include a US warranty card. At the time of this post, ebay seller GetItDigital has a positive feedback rating of 99.6% and offers its own 1-year warranty with the camera.

Canon is Celebrating 10 Years of the EOS 5D Line

Canon 5D Product Line 10 Year Anniversary

On August 22 this year, the original Canon EOS 5D will turn 10 years old. Leading up to the official 10-year anniversary date, Canon has kicked off a bit of an anniversary celebration of the Canon 5D line.

At the time it was announced, Canon slotted the original 5D 12.8MP full frame camera in between its prosumer EOS 20D model (at 8.2MP) and the high-end professional EOS 1Ds Mark II (16.7MP). [Read more…]