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Full size ISO 6400 (underexposed) sample (offline at this stage): http://www.canon-ci.co.kr ...amera/sample/IMG_09​32.JPGexternal link

The 5D mkII has been announced officially...

Go here:
5D mkII site (slow loading...): http://web.canon.jp/im​aging/eosd/eos5dm2/external link

Press release: http://www.usa.canon.c​om ...ease/20080917_5dmki​i.htmlexternal link

DP review thing: http://www.dpreview.co​m ...8091705canon_5dmark​II.aspexternal link

Destined Evolution (full moon): http://www.canon.com/m​oon/en/external link

Another (faster loading) Canon site: http://www.usa.canon.c​om ...egoryid=139&modelid​=17662external link

5D mkII Special Site (Japan): http://cweb.canon.jp/c​amera/5dmark2/index.ht​mlexternal link

Sample photos: http://web.canon.jp ...dm2/eos5dm2_sample-e.htmlexternal link

Sample Movies: http://web.canon.jp ...g/eosd/eos5dm2/02.h​tml#01external link

More movie samples (from Korean Website):
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/product/smov/​pop01.htmlexternal link
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/product/smov/​pop02.htmlexternal link
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/product/smov/​pop03.htmlexternal link
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/product/smov/​pop04.htmlexternal link

More photo samples (from Korean Website - Thanks Pekka) - seems not to be working... ):
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr ...amera/sample/IMG_00​64.JPGexternal link
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr ...amera/sample/IMG_01​88.JPGexternal link
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr ...amera/sample/IMG_03​09.JPGexternal link
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr ...amera/sample/IMG_11​79.JPGexternal link
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr ...amera/sample/IMG_39​44.JPGexternal link
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr ...amera/sample/IMG_46​42.JPGexternal link


More samples:
ISO25600: http://www.caffemorell​o.com/photoserver/_MG_​9884.JPGexternal link
ISO6400: http://www.caffemorell​o.com/photoserver/_MG_​9871.JPGexternal link
ISO4000: http://www.caffemorell​o.com/photoserver/_MG_​9873.JPGexternal link
ISO2000: http://www.caffemorell​o.com/photoserver/_MG_​9875.JPGexternal link
ISO1000: http://www.caffemorell​o.com/photoserver/_MG_​9876.JPGexternal link

A guy got to try one and posted some high res pictures on flickr:
http://www.flickr.com ...e/sets/721576073614​59243/external link
(this includes some 25600ISO shots.

Some stuff about the 5Dmk II here (starts about half way):
http://www.canon-europe.com/thefutureof​photography/external link

Youtube Video Exclusive:
http://hk.youtube.com/​watch?v=Ns1TYN4mPF0external link

From Canon Press Release:
Pricing and Availability
"The Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR camera is compatible with Canon EF lenses and is scheduled for delivery by the end of November. The EOS 5D Mark II will be sold in a body-only configuration at an estimated retail price of $2,699iii. It will additionally be offered in a kit version with Canon's EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM zoom lens at an estimated retail price of $3,499iv."

Chuck Westfall, Technical Advisor with the Professional Products Marketing Division of the Consumer Imaging Group with Canon U.S.A., Inc. joins host Scott Sheppard for a special report with preview of their new Canon EOS 5D Mark II. (has audio of this interview):
http://www.insidedigit​alphoto.com ...port-canon-eos-5d-mark-iiexternal link


Also, a side by side comparison to the D700 (done by a Nikon user BTW): http://www.stanford.ed​u/~ahazeghi/pics/5dIIv​sD700.jpgexternal link

Wedding Photography high ISO examples:
http://www.prophotonut​.com ...gh-iso-pictures/#more-724external link

DP Review have about 40 samples here:
http://www.dpreview.co​m ...noneos5dmarkiigalle​ry.aspexternal link


Tim Hetherington Canon EOS 5D Mark II: http://www.youtube.com​/watch?v=qbgsAsQtEsgexternal link
Jonas Bendiksen Canon EOS 5D Mark II: http://www.youtube.com​/watch?v=Hw8h8mtJz80external link

Whole bunch of tests comparing 20D/30D/40D/5D mki and separate shots comparing 50D to the 5D mkii:
http://www.flickr.com ...l/sets/721576017291​16479/external link

Some various shots (including SPORTS - shocking as that may be ;) ):
http://www.flickr.com ...l/sets/721576074082​77353/external link

Vincent Laforet made a movie with the 5Dmkii Read about it here:
http://blog.vincentlaf​oret.com/external link
Watch a preview/making off here:
http://vincentlaforet.​smugmug.com ...PDe6#378054157_9PDe​6-A-LBexternal link
Longer "making of" video here:
http://vincentlaforet.​smugmug.com ...RytZ#378479692_MRyt​Z-L-LBexternal link

HERE'S THE MOVIE can go to his blog to get this link, or you can just click here:
http://www.usa.canon.c​om ...ArticleAct&articleI​D=2086external link

If you want to download it (good idea) rightclick here and save as or (to view it) rightclick here and open in new window/tab (just clicking won't open it):
http://downloads.canon​.com ...rie_Final_Cut2_midr​es.m4vexternal link


MANUAL (can be found here): http://www.usa.canon.c​om ...d=17662#DownloadDet​ailActexternal link

You can download RAW files here:
http://www.akihabarane​ws.com ...AW+Pictures+by+Nigh​t.htmlexternal link


5D vs 5D mkII:
http://www.akihabarane​ws.com ...3A+5D+vs.+5D+Mark+I​I.htmlexternal link


BTW according to my Chinese photography buddy, all this was up on the Chinese Canon site for 1 day last week. He didn't tell me though. Grrr. :lol:

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5d Mark II Announced -- OFFICIAL RELEASE

New 21.1 Megapixel CMOS sensor with improved EOS Integrated Cleaning System (E.I.C.S.)
New Full HD 1080 resolution movie recording
3.9 frames per second continuous shooting
High performance DIGIC 4 providing superb image quality
Maximum 310 large JPEG images in a single burst with a UDMA card
3.0” VGA (920k dots) Clear View LCD
ISO 100-6400 (expansion from 50 up to 25,600)
9 AF points + 6 Assist AF points

http://www.usa.canon.c​om ...tID=249&articleType​ID=125external link

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so now what do we do?

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I knew you'd post it first.

I want it.

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Finally!

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Thank god I'm on the west coast this week. I'm usually in bed by now.
This should be interesting.

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Ha, beat you by 1 minute

My heart is still pounding. WOW WOW WOW!

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Zebceponaf wrote in post #6321638external link
so now what do we do?

We dance. *flails arms*

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I love the buttons back on the side!

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Price??

Post #11, Sep 16, 2008 23:03:21


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finally.
finally.

well, my countdown was, semi-correct... :D

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so no 19 point AF after all

Post #13, Sep 16, 2008 23:03:48


40D with grip, 580EX(2), ST-E2

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Woo.

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Goodnight everyone! This was fun. ;)

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