The European Imaging and Sound Association have awarded four EISA awards to Canon products. The winning products are the EOS 80D, EOS-1D X Mark II, EF 35mm f/1.4L II USM and imagePROGRAF PRO-1000. EUROPEAN PROFESSIONAL DSLR CAMERA 2016-2017   Canon EOS-1D X Mark II The Canon EOS-1D X Mark II is the fastest DSLR ever, …

I love all kinds of motorsport, and I love bringing control of the light to my photos, so when Colin Brister of ImageMX announced one of his training days lighting motocross with flash I jumped at the chance. Wash brook Farm Motocross with Speedlites Early one morning I headed across from Oxfordshire to Washbrook Farm …

A few recent 1-2-1 training sessions have focussed on optimising EOS 7D Mark II AF settings for specific subjects. The EOS 7D Mark II is a great camera, and when you optimise the AF you can really benefit from the available focus performance. To test out the EOS 7D Mark II AF settings for pictures of fast …

Manual exposure mode, the one I call “I Made it Myself Mode” provides a photographer with all the tools to be fully in control of their exposure; shutter speed, aperture and ISO. Sure the camera metering works and gives you guidance as to how you are comparing to the camera’s view of the subject, but …

Firmware update 1.0.2 Canon has released a firmware update for the EOS-1D X Mark II camera to address issues with communication between the camera and CFast cards. According to Canon firmware update version 1.0.2 incorporates the following functional improvements and fixes. Incorporates countermeasures for a phenomenon in which the bottom part of still images recorded …