Canon USA has released yet another new camera to it’s line up, The Canon EOS EF-M. What makes this camera extra interesting is that it’s specs are very similar to the Canon 7D. The Canon EOS EF-M is a single-lens non-reflex AF/AE camera. It records on an SD/SDHC/SDXC card at an image size of 22.3 x 14.9 mm (APS-C size). Also, it has interchangeable lenses. It’s compatible with Canon EF-M lenses, and Canon EF lenses including EF-S lenses. (Canon EF and EF-S lenses can be attached by using the optional Mount Adapter EF-EOS M).
Small HD has released a handy new tool to help protect your 5D Mark III: the Canon 5D MKII Port Protector. Specifically designed for Canon 5D MKII, the Port Protector protects the HDMI port completely. This prevents cables from being hit and prevents them from being pulled out against your will, as it locks the HDMI cable firmly in place.
The movie was shot on Canon 5D and 7D, edited on Final Cut Pro, and looks absolutely stunning.
Rumors have it that Canon's next big thing may well be the Canon 6D with a full frame. This camera is sure to be a rival to Canon's current 5D.
DSLR Camera Remote's key feature is the ability to remotely trigger the shutter, or fire the camera. This seemingly basic feature is very powerful because it now allows you to trigger the camera in a variety of scenarios that would have been difficult or impossible before.
It's hard to keep anything secret these days. Top camera companies are finding that out the hard way. Leaks about upcoming products are coming from blogs, message boards, and even their own spokespeople.
Reuters TV has posted two new videos on robotic camera arms and underwater cameras used at the Olympics. Reuters was the first news organisation to develop remote robotic photographic cameras for sporting events - now the technology is being used at the London Games. In addition, Reuters photographers Wolfgang Rattay and Pawel Kopczynski have developed advanced underwater cameras to shoot swimming competitions nd transmit the images instantly around the globe. The videos below highlight these exciting new technologies.
Facebook has announced upcoming changes to the way users’ photos are presented on their timelines.
Sixty Tips for Creative iPhone Photography is a new title in Rocky Nook’s edition espresso series. Filled with images that illustrate each tip and technique, the 144-page volume covers “everything from shooting and editing photos using your iPhone’s basic features, to using third-party apps for turning ordinary snapshots into unique and artistic images,” the publisher says. Written by Swedish photographer Martina Holmberg, Sixty Tips for Creative iPhone Photography is available for pre-order, priced at $24.95.
The Rosco LitePad Loop is a new LED ring light that provides constant, soft, diffused on-axis lighting to diminish shadows, blemishes and wrinkles. Manufactured using a lightweight (2.4 pounds), shatter resistant plastic, the Rosco LitePad Loop is just over 9 inches in diameter with a 4.4 inch centre hole. The LitePad inside the Loop has LEDs on both the inside and outside perimeters of the “O” shape, allowing for maximum brightness.
Filmmaker Kyle Hart has launched a new Kickstarter project to raise funds for his “Rhino Slider,” an adaptable, lightweight camera slider that uses 12 bearings inside of 6 self lubricating rollers. “The problem is that most sliders in the market fit into one of 2 categories: inexpensive “friction based” tracks that stick easily, or heavy over-priced full roller bearing units,” Kyle says. “My goal was to create the ultimate slider that used roller bearings, could be lightweight, and adapt to any environment or camera. Meet the Rhino Slider.” The ultra-smooth 48” slider features locking all-terrain legs and micro adjustable feet.that fold up for travel. Interested readers are encouraged to visit the project’s Kickstarter page.
Canon has released firmware version 2.0.0 for the EOS 7D. The update, originally announced in June, is the most comprehensive update to date - significantly improving and expanding the capabilities of the magnificient 7D. Changes include improved continuous-shooting buffer depth (to 25 Raws, up from the original 15), customizable Auto ISO, control of audio recording level for video and the ability to re-process Raws and rate images in-camera. The update also enables the use of the GP-E2 GPS module.