Deal: Canon 6D for $1049

Canon 6D

ebay (via Red Tag Camera) has the Canon 6D body for $1049 or the Canon 6D kit with EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM lens for $1599 in limited quantities. Check out both here on ebay.

Note: This is likely a gray market item and, therefore, won’t include a US warranty card. At the time of this post, ebay seller RedTagCamera has a positive feedback rating of 99.9%.

Canon EOS 1D X Firmware ver. 2.0.8 Released

Canon 1D X

Canon has issued a firmware update for the EOS 1D X. Firmware version 2.0.8 provides the following fix:

  • Fixes a phenomenon which occurs when the “Shutter button half-press” menu item, configured in “C.Fn5: Operation” > “Custom Controls Menu”, is set to metering start only; depending on when the shutter button is half-pressed, it may initiate AutoFocus.

You can download the firmware update here on Canon’s website.