The Phottix BG-5DIII battery grip is a budget-friendly alternative to Canon's BG-E11 battery grip for the EOS 5D Mark III, allowing you to double the battery life and enhance handling when shooting vertical format images. Can it do the same job for less cash, or should you save up for the Canon-branded accessory? Find out in our review.
Camera feature modifier Magic Lantern has developed a version of its software enabling 24fps Raw video output from the Canon EOS 5D Mark III. This news has grabbed videographers' attention as it allows for individual frames of 14 bit output, yielding a much wider dynamic range than you'd get from standard 8 bit video files. Show More Summary
Canon has released a firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark III with significant benefits for both stills and video shooters. Firmware version 1.2.1 allows uncompressed video output over the HDMI port as well as cross-type autofocus when working with a maximum aperture of F8. Click through for more details and the download link.
LensRentals' Roger Cicala has published an interesting comparison of the Zeiss ZE 135mm F2 APO-Sonnar and the Canon 135mm F/2L lens, with both optics mounted on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II. While you'd expect nothing less than excellent results...Show More Summary
Photographer Finn Beales primarily uses his Canon EOS 5D Mark III when shooting for major brands as well as media outlets, but he also uses his smartphone to capture poignant moments like this image of his son floating in the Blue Lagoon in Iceland, which recently won the children's category in the annual Mobile Photography Awards. Show More Summary
DxO Labs has tested 85 lenses on the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and analysed the results, looking at its two proprietary measures: 'Perceptual Megapixels' for lens sharpness, and the overall DxOMark score. In the first section of a multi-part...Show More Summary
Just Posted: Our in-depth review of the Canon EOS 6D. Announced last autumn, the 20MP EOS 6D is Canon's newest full-frame camera, offering a cut-down feature set compared to its big brother the 5D Mark III, but at a more affordable price. Show More Summary
LensRentals' Roger Cicala has published an interesting article comparing 24-70mm F2.8 lenses from Canon, Nikon and Tamron, using both an optical test bench and Imatest results from Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Nikon D800E bodies. This provides...Show More Summary
Given the advent of the EOS 5D Mark III, it's hardly a surprise to see that the Mark II has been quietly moved to Canon's retired list. The full-frame DSLR was famous for its HD video prowess and was quickly adopted by Hollywood, where it was used to film an entire episode of House back in 2010. Show More Summary
This chart shows the perceptive megapixel score for the Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM mounted on the 21-megapixel Canon EOS 5D Mark II. At settings where the plot is green, the lens matches the camera's resolution. At f22 and smaller...Show More Summary
Lynda.com courses on the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Nikon D800 are now available.
Game time: John Megliorino took this photo of the Cleveland High School cheerleaders and band members getting ready for the homecoming game in Reseda Ranch on Nov. 2 with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II. ALSO: Submit your photos Southern...
Canon has responded to the requests of videographers using its EOS 5D Mark III to shoot professional video, by announcing a firmware update which will allow the camera to produce uncompressed HDMI output. The substantial update will also improve autofocus performance for telephoto photographers... Show More Summary
Canon's EOS 5D Mark III (Credit: Sarah Tew/CNET ) Canon plans to release a notable firmware update to its high-end EOS 5D Mark III in April 2013 that will let videographers use the SLR to record uncompressed HDMI video. As the successor...Show More Summary
Canon has announced it will be releasing a firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark III that will provide uncompressed HDMI output for videographers. It will also enable autofocus using lens / teleconverter combinations with an effectiveShow More Summary
Canon just announced some new free firmware for the EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR that will allow the DSLR to output uncompressed high-definition video via its HDMI port. The firmware will also improve the 5D III’s autofocus performance in the following ways, according to Canon: “Even when the EOS 5D Mark III is equipped [...]
With the announcements of the Canon EOS 6D and the Nikon D600, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II hit a sub $2000 price at amazon making it the most affordable dSLR in the market today and it is not exactly “entry level”. I have had mine for more than 3 years and it still [...]
Just Posted: Our hands-on preview of Canon's enthusiast-grade full frame DSLR, the EOS 6D. The 6D features a newly-developed 20.2MP CMOS sensor and a magnesium alloy body. To distinguish it from the more expensive 5D Mark III, the 6D features a simpler, 11-point AF system with a single cross-type focus sensor. Show More Summary
The EOS 6D, Canon's $2,100 full-frame camera (Credit: Canon USA) Headling Canon's barrage of cameras at the show: the EOS 6D. While the company has had the cheapest full-frame camera available since the 5D Mark III shipped and it dropped...Show More Summary