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 Friday, March 23, 2012
I've been pouring many hours into adding a set of noise comparisons to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III Review page, but the road has been a rough one.
 
My first take is that the Canon EOS 5D Mark III is an awesome camera, but Canon's Digital Photo Pro software has made the road to showing you this a difficult one. Let me explain this further on the Canon EOS 5D Mark III Review page itself.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/23/2012 5:58:06 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Wednesday, March 21, 2012
The following review-placeholder pages are now loaded with product images, preorder opportunities and links to other information:
 
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Review
Canon Speedlite 600EX-RT Flash Review
Canon Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT Review
Canon BG-E11 Battery Grip Review
 
Note that the Canon Speedlite Transmitter ST-E3-RT is only $319.00 at B&H but is priced at $470.00 at Amazon.com. It is unusual for two major retailers to be asking such disparate prices for a new Canon item, so I suspect an Amazon.com price mistake.
 
In the USA, BuyDig.com has started charging credit cards for 5D III preorders. (thanks Laszlo)
 
Check out the CPN site for WFT-E7 Wireless File Transmitter information.
 
Also check out the CPN site for GP-E2 GPS information.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/21/2012 1:08:54 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Friday, March 16, 2012
Zeiss has shared a video of the new Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* ZE/ZF.2 Lens:
 
Post Date: 3/16/2012 8:12:26 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
The Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* ZE/ZF.2 Lens has been announced.
 
Zeiss has provided me a production lens for evaluation. Standardized test results along with charts and many product images are available on the Zeiss 15mm f/2.8 Distagon T* ZE Lens Review placeholder page.
Post Date: 3/16/2012 8:00:44 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, March 15, 2012
The Canon EOS 5D Mark III Owner's Manual is now available for download. (thanks Sean & Neuro)
 
Preorder your 5D III at B&H, Adorama or Amazon.com.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/15/2012 1:05:54 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Standardized test results have been added to the Nikon 85mm f/1.8G AF-S Lens Review placeholder page.
Posted to: Nikon News
Post Date: 3/14/2012 6:21:44 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, March 13, 2012
Canon France has released a Canon EOS 5D Mark III demo video entitled "Eye of the Mind":
 
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/13/2012 9:06:56 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Monday, March 12, 2012
The Canon Professional Network has posted a new Canon EOS 1D X article: Frits van Eldik on shooting an F1 weekend with the EOS-1D X (thanks Scott).
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/12/2012 12:42:48 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Monday, March 05, 2012
Sorry - this post was supposed to go live at 3:00 AM Fri morning. Poor Internet service apparently prevented it from doing so:
 
I have the Canon EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera Review placeholder page live on the site with comparison charts and images.
 
I'll get more information on the site as soon as I can. Thanks for your support!
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 3/5/2012 11:53:32 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Friday, February 24, 2012
Flare, distortion and vignetting test results have been added to the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens Review page.
Post Date: 2/24/2012 10:42:24 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Thursday, February 23, 2012
By popular request, ISO 12233 Resolution Chart samples crops have been added to the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens Review page.
 
Driving the popular request is the huge $200.00 instant rebate currently available for the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens. Get your 100 OS at B&H, Adorama or Amazon.com.
 
Note that the Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG OS HSM Macro Lens is compatible with extenders.
 
On a Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, the lens plus Sigma 1.4x EX DG Tele Converter autofocuses. The lens plus Sigma 2x EX DG Tele Converter does not autofocus on the 1Ds III.
Post Date: 2/23/2012 4:01:57 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Wednesday, February 15, 2012
I have added MTF chart comparisons to the review placeholder pages for the new Canon lenses:
 
Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens Review
Canon EF 24mm f/2.8 IS USM Lens Review
Canon EF 28mm f/2.8 IS Lens Review
 
I'll try to get more commentary up in the next couple of weeks.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/15/2012 3:16:26 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Monday, February 13, 2012
Just posted: Zeiss 35mm f/2.0 Distagon T* ZE Lens Review
 
The Zeiss 35mm f/2.0 Lens review was created in conjunction with its wider-aperture sibling lens review - the Zeiss 35mm f/1.4 Distagon T* ZE Lens Review. You will find comparisons being shared by these reviews.
Post Date: 2/13/2012 11:33:18 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Canon has posted six full-resolution Canon EOS 1D X sample photos.
 
ISO settings range from 400 to 1600. Lenses used range from the Canon EF 135mm f/2.0 L USM Lens to the Canon EF 600mm f/4.0 L IS II USM Lens.
 
The images look great with very little noise.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/7/2012 12:03:32 PM CT   Posted By: Bryan
B&H is now listing April 25th (2012) as the expected availability date for the Canon EF 500mm f/4.0 L IS II USM Lens and Canon EF 600mm f/4.0 L IS II USM Lens.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 2/7/2012 8:53:03 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, January 31, 2012
 Friday, January 27, 2012
Canon Camera Museum has posted a technical report feturing the Canon EOS 1D X.
Posted to: Canon News
Post Date: 1/27/2012 10:29:47 AM CT   Posted By: Bryan
 Tuesday, January 24, 2012
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