EOS 5D Mark III updates from Canon

Canon responds to “light leak” issue Canon’s website says: Canon’s web announcement For me personally it means my two week old camera needs to go in to service for repair 🙁 Firmware update v1.1.2 for EOS 5D Mark III To add to the woes of the EOS 5D Mark III there were a few bugs …

More than a flash in the pan – Speedlite 600EX RT

Speedlites arrived – first thoughts My new Speedlite 600EX-RTs and ST-E3-RT arrived just over twenty four hours ago, rather fortuitous as I need to be demonstrating them at some upcoming events soon. First impressions, the radio is easy to set-up, I didn’t need to read the manual and was able to get the two 600EX’s …

EOS 5D Mark IIII

The EOS 5D Mark III is a fantastic camera and I’m enjoying using mine already, but it’s suffered from some shortcomings in the few weeks since launch. One of the first was the issue that the software Canon supplied to process the RAW images, Digital Photo Professional (DPP) was not able to process the RAW …

What’s the next big thing?

Earlier this year I got in to conversation with the editor of one of the UK’s photo magazines. I was explaining my idea that it felt to me that the photography landscape was at or very near to the next big thing. A few months later I was asked to write a commentary article on …

A quick way to build image slides in Keynote

A quick way to build image slides in Keynote I spend a good amount of time making presentations to show all kinds of photography skills and technical information. In this post I’ll give you a really quick way to rapidly turn a folder full of pictures in to individual Keynote slides. I switched from Powerpoint …

Canon picks up six TIPA awards

Canon scores six TIPA 2012 awards In the annual awards from the Technical Image Press Association (TIPA) Canon has picked up awards for the EOS-1D X, EOS 5D Mark III, PowerShot G1 X, EF 8-15mm f/4L USM Fisheye, EOS C300 and the PIXMA MG8250. TIPA is comprised of 29 member magazines from nine European countries …

EOS 5D Mark III has arrived

Very pleased to say my EOS 5D Mark III is now in my hands 🙂 Even more fun is coming real soon because there are also some Speedlite 600EX-RTs and an ST-E3 on the way too… Fortunately I don’t own a cat so I won’t be testing it by taking cat pictures, but instead it …

Cinema EOS

EOS-1D C – the EOS camera that captures 4K movies Canon announced the introduction of the new EOS-1D C, a digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera targeting the motion picture, television and high-resolution production industries. Delivering outstanding video quality, advanced low light performance and film-like dynamic range, the compact and lightweight EOS-1D C supports in-camera 4K …