Every now and then a camera manufacture delivers one of those “wow” features that really moves a product line forward. The more and more I see from the Dual Pixel AF in the new Canon 70D, the more I am impressed. [Read more...]
Previously, several rumors indicated that the Canon 7D Mark II would not make an appearance until 2014. The latest sources from Canon Rumors backs up these rumors – specifically that there is no chance the 7D Mark II will arrive in 2013, and the camera will arrive in the second half of 2014. [Read more...]
Adobe just announced release candidates for Lightroom 5.2 and Camera Raw 8.2. Lightroom 5.2 and Camera Raw 8.2 offer support for the following cameras: [Read more...]
It looks like Canon has finally developed a live view and video AF system for its DSLRs that will be useful with the new Canon 70D. These embedded demo videos come from the Polish site Optyczne. They show off the new 70D’s Dual Pixel AF system with the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens and the EF 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro lens.
Check out all the short videos of the AF tests below. [Read more...]
The Canon 70D is a new 20.2MP APS-C camera featuring the DIGIC 5+ processor and a newly developed Dual Pixel CMOS AF system for fast focusing during video and live view. According to Canon, the new AF system allows the 70D to capture video with AF accuracy and speed close to that of a camcorder. [Read more...]
Numerous leaks and “confirmations” from around the web point to an unveiling of the Canon 70D at some point later tonight or in the early hours of the morning. Lots of official images are starting to leak out as well. [Read more...]
The Canon 70D has made its first unofficially official appearance in the form of a leaked advertisement acquired by Canon Rumors. The camera will feature a new 20.2MP APS-C CMOS sensor and a DIGIC 5+ processor.
Additionally, built-in WiFi will likely work the same as recent iterations in the Canon 6D (i.e., easy and usable). Notably, the 70D will feature a new Dual Pixel CMOS AF system, which should be 5x faster than previous-generation live view and movie mode AF. That’ll be a huge win for Canon if true, since Canon’s DSLRs have, to date, sucked in the live view AF department. [Read more...]