Canon has announced that it will provide firmware upgrades for the 1D X and 1D C cameras starting in January 2014 and November 2013, respectively. The firmware updates for each of the cameras provide several new features. For the 1D X, firmware version 2.0 adds a number of AF improvements as well as other refinements. The 1D C firmware update adds lens communication enhancements as well as audio line-in recording.
Complete details in the press release below. [click to continue…]
I received word yesterday from a reliable source that a pre-production high resolution Canon DSLR is currently undergoing field testing. The camera is a pro-sized body like the 1D X.
The resolution of the sensor is greater than 75MP.
Wow. [click to continue…]
Canon USA has issued a product advisory for the Canon 1D X and 1D C cameras due to wear caused by insufficient lubrication. The wear can result in AF failures and blurry images in the viewfinder.
Read the full product advisory from Canon below. [click to continue…]
Canon has issued an update for the EOS 1D X. Firmware Version 1.2.4 incorporates the following functional improvements and fixes: [click to continue…]
Canon has developed a new Picture Style for EOS HDSLRs called the Video Camera X Series Look. The Picture Style is designed to mimic Canon’s X-series camcorders and offers lower saturation and contrast for more latitude when grading footage from your Canon 5D Mark III, 7D, 1D X and other EOS cameras.
This is an official Canon Picture Style, unlike the Technicolor CineStyle, which has otherwise met with Canon’s approval but is not an official Canon Picture Style.
The Video Camera X Series Look Picture Style can be downloaded from Canon’s website and installs to your Canon DSLR via EOS Utility v. 2.6 or later.
New rumors on the Canon 7D Mark II point to an integrated battery grip for vertical orientation shooting, which would point the APS-C camera squarely at pro shooters. Part of the speculated reasoning behind such a move is to make room for a bigger and more serious battery. [click to continue…]