Christmas brought the new Canon EOS 5D Mark II to my camera collection. I’m looking forward to exercising its 1080p video and high ISO capabilities. In addition, I’m pleased by its reduction in size of my current 1D-series cameras. For the past six years, I’ve been stuffing my cameras into a Domke F-3XB bag. The … Continue reading An Ode to the Domke F-3XB
At last night’s COBA meeting, Jim Rose brought with him a production Canon EOS 5D Mark II, the hotly anticipated replacement for the original 5D. I was very interested in seeing the high ISO noise characteristics of the new camera, and it did not disappoint. Jim asked that I not upload any photos that I … Continue reading Hold the Noise: Hands on with the Canon 5D Mark II
The November meeting for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, November 12, 2008, in Cordura Hall 100 at Stanford University from 7:30-10:00 pm. Canon 5D Mark II with Jim Rose Jim Rose from Canon U.S.A. has received his sample EOS 5D Mark II and will answer … Continue reading 5D Mark II with Jim Rose, Political Photography Part II: Jared Polis, and What Would You Invent?
The October meeting for the Camera Owners of the Bay Area (COBA) user group will be held on Wednesday, October 8, 2008, in Cordura Hall 100 at Stanford University from 7:30-10:00 pm. Photokina Wrapup Photokina 2008 is happening right now in Cologne, Germany. We’ll have a recap of the most exciting news from the event … Continue reading Political Photography, Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Photokina Wrapup
The cat is out of the bag with the new Canon EOS 5D Mark II. Looks like a nice camera with a price point that’s under $3000. I remember paying that much for the Canon EOS D30; my how far we’ve come in just eight years! From 3MP to 21MP! I’m interested in the camera’s … Continue reading Canon EOS 5D Mark II
We’ve heard Rob Galbraith’s side of the story, now read Canon’s point of view on the issues surrounding the EOS Canon 1D Mark III autofocus performance. I held out upgrading to the new cameras this time around. After lugging the 1D-body everywhere for the past 7 years, I’m ready to downsize. I really like the … Continue reading Canon 1D Mark III AF… from Canon's Point of View