Canon is assuredly the brand most commonly found in the hands of the wildlife photographers (professionals as well as amateurs). Of course, this is a direct product of the strong presence of Canon on the market for digital SLR photography, but the diversity of the offer from the red brand allowed to build solutions perfectly [...]
Canon first proposed it in Japan, It comes to the United States now. On the Canon EOS 7D and EOS 5D MkII, it will soon be possible to return the camera to Canon repair services to have a new dial installed with a central lock button. What seems pretty simple could well be a revolution [...]
Canon just announced new firmwares for both cameras. Canon EOS 7D Firmware Update Version 1.2.3 Fixes a phenomenon in which the settings of the Speedlite Transmitter ST-E2 revert to the default settings when both the camera and the ST-E2 are set to auto power off. Fixes a phenomenon in which the Macro Ring Lite (MR-14EX, [...]
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 just announced the availability of a new firmware (v1.2.2) for the Canon EOS 7D. Main features: Fixes a phenomenon in which the set aperture moves when shooting movies in manual exposure mode using some Canon lenses (such as macro lenses). Fixes the AF point-selection behavior of the C.Fn III-7 (Manual AF pt. selec. pattern) [...]
Even for Canon, next September will see the Photokina show in Koln (Germany). It is often the occasion when brands of photo manufacturers launch the photo cameras they expect will be doing the big sales of the end of the year (a period that is really good for the amateur photography market). This year should [...]
Could you use such a photo camera? Have a look at Lexar’s latest photo competition, ‘Take the Next Shot’ sweepstakes competition on their Facebook page. You could win a Nikon D300s with 16-85mm VR zoom lens or a Canon EOS 7D with an EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS zoom lens.
I found a very good and very detailed field test of the Canon EOS 7D. Since it is not often that you will find such an in-depth analysis by a pro-photographer (Nature Photographer Ole Jørgen Liodden from Norway) ready to disclose so much information, I wanted to share it with you. Weather sealing In the [...]
I just updated the tests/reviews in the database of the SLR photo cameras, mostly for the Pentax and Samsung cameras (and some Nikon, Sony, Canon, too).
We may have to group them since the firmware updates sometimes happen nearly at the same time. The latest ones are: Sony Alpha series (A380, A330 & A230): Mac, Windows (Sony Europe) Canon EOS 7D v1.1.0 (to correct an issue where a previous image may partly superimpose itself on the next, in continuous shooting): Instructions [...]