How to Shoot Time Lapse Sequences on the Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R

Canon 5Ds

The past two releases of Canon professional DSLRs show that Canon has finally come around to the notion that its customers who pay thousands of dollars for a camera think an intervalometer should be built-in. The Canon 7D Mark II along with the 5DS and 5DS R cameras are the first Canon DSLRs to offer a built-in intervalometer. With these new models, it is now possible to shoot interval images for time lapse sequences without the need for the overpriced Canon TC-80N3.

Note, however, that shooting still images with the built-in intervalometer is different than shooting in Time-lapse movie mode on the 5DS and 5DS R. [Read more…]

 

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Lens Now Shipping

Canon EF 50mm f1.8 STM

B&H has the new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens in stock and now shipping for $125. In case you missed the announcement earlier this month, this is the new “nifty fifty.” Check it out here at B&H Photo.

My card was just charged for my pre-order of the lens. So, hopefully, I’ll have mine in hand in a couple days to pass along results and impressions.

Canon 5D Mark III w/ EF 24-105mm f/4L Lens for $2599 – Deal Alert

Canon 5D Mark III

ebay (via GetItDigital) has the Canon 5D Mark III kit with the EF 24-105mm f/4L lens for $2599 (reg. $3399) 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 99.5% and offers its own 1-year warranty with the camera.