Let’s not leave Nikon alone demonstrating the performance of its shutters… Today, here is a face-to-face confrontation of the Canon EOS 5D and the Canon EOS 450D (or Kiss X2 for Japanese buyers). YouTube link
If you are ready to buy your camera gear in the USA (or if you live there), you may want to take advantage of the Canon offers and Canon rebates from B&H, our partner in New York City. Starting with offers on the all-new Canon EOS 60D (already available): Canon EOS 60D DSLR Camera (body) [...]
Canon UK announced that they are opening a cash-back program for photographic students of various UK institutions. Teachers, lecturers and technicians in the same institutions will also be eligible. The cash-back on the EOS 450D configurations amounts to £50, whereas it climbs to £65 on a Canon EOS 500D. It will run until 31 October [...]
EOSInfo is a small utility program which allows you to read the internal counter of shutter operations from your Canon EOS dSLR camera (except for the Canon EOS 500D). It installs on Windows, it is free, it works well.
Since some people have a hard time finding it, the Canon EOS 450D (aka Canon Rebel XSi) owner’s manual (6.9MB PDF file) is now available for download from the Canon website. Beware: Since this camera is now past its end-of-life, the manual may become very difficult to find (even on the Canon web site). Please, [...]
There was no Canon EOS 500D at Las Vegas PMA Fair. Not even the shadow of the premature announcement of an SLR camera. So, people’s spirits start fuming and you can find the most varied vapors transformed into near certain suppositions about its arrival (nobody has a doubt about the nearness of the launch of [...]
So, you wanted to do some Infrared (IR) photo with your Canon EOS 450D/Rebel XSi? Just have a look at the IR tests done by Wayne J. Cosshall. By the way, traditionnally, since the Foveon technology of sensors does not use infrared filters, the Sigma dSLR cameras are very good candidates for IR photo.