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Old 16th of September 2008 (Tue)   #1
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Default 5d Mark II Announced -- OFFICIAL RELEASE

The ninja strikes...







Full size ISO 6400 (underexposed) sample (offline at this stage): http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/common/ima...e/IMG_0932.JPG

The 5D mkII has been announced officially...

Go here:
5D mkII site (slow loading...): http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/eos5dm2/

Press release: http://www.usa.canon.com/templatedat...17_5dmkii.html

DP review thing: http://www.dpreview.com/news/0809/08...n_5dmarkII.asp

Destined Evolution (full moon): http://www.canon.com/moon/en/

Another (faster loading) Canon site: http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/co...&modelid=17662

5D mkII Special Site (Japan): http://cweb.canon.jp/camera/5dmark2/index.html

Sample photos: http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/eos..._sample-e.html

Sample Movies: http://web.canon.jp/imaging/eosd/eos5dm2/02.html#01

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

More photo samples (from Korean Website - Thanks Pekka) - seems not to be working... ):
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/common/ima...e/IMG_0064.JPG
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/common/ima...e/IMG_0188.JPG
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/common/ima...e/IMG_0309.JPG
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/common/ima...e/IMG_1179.JPG
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/common/ima...e/IMG_3944.JPG
http://www.canon-ci.co.kr/common/ima...e/IMG_4642.JPG


More samples:
ISO25600: http://www.caffemorello.com/photoserver/_MG_9884.JPG
ISO6400: http://www.caffemorello.com/photoserver/_MG_9871.JPG
ISO4000: http://www.caffemorello.com/photoserver/_MG_9873.JPG
ISO2000: http://www.caffemorello.com/photoserver/_MG_9875.JPG
ISO1000: http://www.caffemorello.com/photoserver/_MG_9876.JPG

A guy got to try one and posted some high res pictures on flickr:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/erikfiv...7607361459243/
(this includes some 25600ISO shots.

Some stuff about the 5Dmk II here (starts about half way):
http://www.canon-europe.com/thefutureofphotography/

Youtube Video Exclusive:
http://hk.youtube.com/watch?v=Ns1TYN4mPF0

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.insidedigitalphoto.com/ra...eos-5d-mark-ii


Also, a side by side comparison to the D700 (done by a Nikon user BTW): http://www.stanford.edu/~ahazeghi/pics/5dIIvsD700.jpg

Wedding Photography high ISO examples:
http://www.prophotonut.com/2008/09/2...ures/#more-724

DP Review have about 40 samples here:
http://www.dpreview.com/news/0809/08...kiigallery.asp


Tim Hetherington Canon EOS 5D Mark II: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbgsAsQtEsg
Jonas Bendiksen Canon EOS 5D Mark II: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hw8h8mtJz80

Whole bunch of tests comparing 20D/30D/40D/5D mki and separate shots comparing 50D to the 5D mkii:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/novells...7601729116479/

Some various shots (including SPORTS - shocking as that may be ):
http://www.flickr.com/photos/novells...7607408277353/

Vincent Laforet made a movie with the 5Dmkii Read about it here:
http://blog.vincentlaforet.com/
Watch a preview/making off here:
http://vincentlaforet.smugmug.com/ga...157_9PDe6-A-LB
Longer "making of" video here:
http://vincentlaforet.smugmug.com/ga...692_MRytZ-L-LB

HERE'S THE MOVIE can go to his blog to get this link, or you can just click here:
http://www.usa.canon.com/dlc/control...articleID=2086

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/CDLC/Reve...ut2_midres.m4v


MANUAL (can be found here): http://www.usa.canon.com/consumer/co...nloadDetailAct

You can download RAW files here:
http://www.akihabaranews.com/en/news...+by+Night.html


5D vs 5D mkII:
http://www.akihabaranews.com/en/news...D+Mark+II.html


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.

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Old 16th of September 2008 (Tue)   #2
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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.com/dlc/control...icleTypeID=125
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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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Default Re: 5d Mark II Announced -- OFFICIAL RELEASE

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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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??
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finally.
finally.

well, my countdown was, semi-correct...
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so no 19 point AF after all
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Goodnight everyone! This was fun.
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