5D Mark II Now Allows Manually Control Exposure in Video

Canon announced that it will release a firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark II allowing users to manually control exposure when shooting video. The new firmware will be available for download from 2 June 2009 on Canon web site. Following the launch of the EOS 5D Mark II in September 2008, Canon’s Research and … Read more5D Mark II Now Allows Manually Control Exposure in Video

Review of 5D mark II at DPreview

DPPreview.com has finally posted their review of Canon EOS 5D mark II . As expected, a lot of praises for 5D mark II While there are still other cameras in its class with marginally higher resolution, marginally better high ISO performance, more advanced AF, faster performance, better weather sealing and more solid build quality – … Read moreReview of 5D mark II at DPreview

5D Mark II is here!!!

Finally after waiting for nearly 2 months, Canon EOS 5D Mark II reached me today. This is from the first lot of camera to reach Indian shores. It still has Firmware 1.0.6 (I did not test for back dots nor banding which now we know can be easily resolved using firmware 1.0.7) here is my brief review. I know the web is inundated by reviews and controversies surrounding this milestone camera. Here is my bit to that knowledge. Remember I just used it for less than 3 hours, so my conclusions might change.

5D Mark II coming

Wait and this ‘out of body’ experience is killing me! I wish i had a genie like Aladdin to get me my 5D Mark II. I have booked 5D Mark II on 4th of December 2008 and today (9th Jan 2009) I heard from my dealer that he is sending the body via courier. He says (I don’t know for sure) that I am one of the first four people to get 5D Mark II in India.

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