5D Voted as Having Best Skin Tones

October 14, 2006

5D Color Portrait

Portrait and wedding shooters take note! ShootSmarter.com recently did a comparison of several top DSLRs to determine which one delivered the best (pleasing, natural, etc.) skin tones. The Canon 5D emerged as the winner. Read about the Skin Tone Comparison report here.

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Canon Shares Soar to New Record

October 5, 2006

Thanks to rising sales and a rosy outlook for the future, Canon stock jumped 5.1 percent today. The shares have gained 43 percent this year, making the company Japan’s second- biggest manufacturer by market value after Toyota Motor Corp.

Canon today said it may ship more than its targeted 23 million digital cameras in 2008, even more than the previously expected 26 million units. Read more…

Rebel XTi Reviews

August 30, 2006

PopPhoto has a Hands On Report about the new Rebel XTi and Camera Labs has a more complete Full Report.

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New! EOS 400D Digital Rebel XTi

August 24, 2006

Canon has just announced a new 10.1 megapixel camera body called the Digital Rebel XTi (EOS 400D). Here’s the official Canon UK site for the new camera and also an overview from Imaging Resource. The most interesting new feature of this camera it seems, and a first for Canon, is the inclusion of new dust reduction technologies to reduce the accumulation of sensor dust. Price is estimated at $799US.

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EOS 5D Named “Professional Camera of the Year” by EISA

August 17, 2006

Canon Eos 5D

The Canon EOS 5D just received the prestigious distinction of being named the European Professional Camera of the Year by the EISA (European Imaging and Sound Association).

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Zeiss 85mm f1.4 vs Canon 85mm f1.2

August 7, 2006

16:9 has an excellent review and sample photos taken with the new Zeiss ZF 85mm f1.4 lens, comparing it to the Canon 85mm f1.2 L. The ZF lens has a Nikon mount, but can be used with Canon bodies via an adapter.

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Which Takes Better Photos? Canon S3 or EOS 5D?

July 23, 2006

Photography aficionado J. Vincent did this test and the results are quite interesting…

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