Imagine you’re at Disneyland with the family. You’ve decided to tote around your DSLR or mirrorless camera with you on the trip. You’re happily taking photos of your little ones as they experience their first time on Dumbo the Flying Elephant, It’s a Small World, Haunted House, Pirates of the Caribbean and other rides that … Continue reading Set It and Forget It – Automated, Secure, and Wireless Photography with the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
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 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
Tentative topics for next month’s COBA meeting are political photography and Photokina wrapup. We’re hoping to bring in Jim Rose from Canon USA to show off Canon’s new products and Mona Brooks to discuss her experience photographing the Democratic National Convention. Stay tuned for more details!