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5d Mark II Announced -- OFFICIAL RELEASE

 
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The ninja strikes...

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Full size ISO 6400 (underexposed) sample (offline at this stage): http://www.canon-ci.co.kr …amera/sample/IM​G_0932.JPG (external 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_5​dmkii.html (external link)

DP review thing: http://www.dpreview.co​m …8091705canon_5d​markII.asp (external 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&mod​elid=17662 (external link)

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

Sample photos: http://web.canon.jp …dm2/eos5dm2_sam​ple-e.html (external link)

Sample Movies: http://web.canon.jp …g/eosd/eos5dm2/​02.html#01 (external link)

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

More photo samples (from Korean Website - Thanks Pekka) - seems not to be working... ):
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr …amera/sample/IM​G_0064.JPG (external link)
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr …amera/sample/IM​G_0188.JPG (external link)
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr …amera/sample/IM​G_0309.JPG (external link)
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr …amera/sample/IM​G_1179.JPG (external link)
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr …amera/sample/IM​G_3944.JPG (external link)
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr …amera/sample/IM​G_4642.JPG (external link)


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

A guy got to try one and posted some high res pictures on flickr:
http://www.flickr.com …e/sets/72157607​361459243/ (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=Ns1TYN4mPF0 (external 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-ii (external 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.jpg (external link)

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

DP Review have about 40 samples here:
http://www.dpreview.co​m …noneos5dmarkiig​allery.asp (external link)


Tim Hetherington Canon EOS 5D Mark II: http://www.youtube.com​/watch?v=qbgsAsQtEsg (external link)
Jonas Bendiksen Canon EOS 5D Mark II: http://www.youtube.com​/watch?v=Hw8h8mtJz80 (external 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/72157601​729116479/ (external link)

Some various shots (including SPORTS - shocking as that may be ;) ):
http://www.flickr.com …l/sets/72157607​408277353/ (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_​9PDe6-A-LB (external link)
Longer "making of" video here:
http://vincentlaforet.​smugmug.com …RytZ#378479692_​MRytZ-L-LB (external 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&arti​cleID=2086 (external 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_​midres.m4v (external link)


MANUAL (can be found here): http://www.usa.canon.c​om …d=17662#Downloa​dDetailAct (external link)

You can download RAW files here:
http://www.akihabarane​ws.com …AW+Pictures+by+​Night.html (external link)


5D vs 5D mkII:
http://www.akihabarane​ws.com …3A+5D+vs.+5D+Ma​rk+II.html (external 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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Sep 16, 2008 23:01 |  #2

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&article​TypeID=125 (external link)


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Sep 16, 2008 23:01 |  #3

so now what do we do?


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Sep 16, 2008 23:01 as a reply to  @ TheHoff's post |  #4

I knew you'd post it first.

I want it.




  
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Sep 16, 2008 23:02 as a reply to  @ Zebceponaf's post |  #5

Finally!


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Sep 16, 2008 23:02 |  #6

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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Sep 16, 2008 23:02 |  #7
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Ha, beat you by 1 minute

My heart is still pounding. WOW WOW WOW!




  
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Sep 16, 2008 23:02 |  #8

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

We dance. *flails arms*


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Sep 16, 2008 23:03 |  #10

I love the buttons back on the side!


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Sep 16, 2008 23:03 |  #11

Price??


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Sep 16, 2008 23:03 |  #12

finally.
finally.

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


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Sep 16, 2008 23:03 |  #13

so no 19 point AF after all


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Sep 16, 2008 23:03 |  #14

Woo.


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Sep 16, 2008 23:03 as a reply to  @ crazyskillz07's post |  #15

Goodnight everyone! This was fun. ;)


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