The Canon EOS 5D Mark III is finally real and so now it's time for bargains on its predecessor—sort of. Canon will continue to produce the legendary, full-frame, HD shooting 5D Mark II and the company is hinting at price break next week.
This video, called "Deus Ex Homine," is a stereoscopic 3D motion-controlled time-lapse by artist Peter H. Chang. It features some stunning footage of the San Francisco Bay Area and is immersive enough to make me supremely home-sick.
Only the most expensive DSLRs use full-frame sensors—one that's about the same size as a 35mm frame of film. More typical DSLRs, like the Nikon D7000 or Canon T2i use smaller sensors. This video shows what that means.
Photographer Sean Stiegemeier: "So I saw all of these mediocre pictures of that volcano in Iceland nobody can pronounce the name of, so I figured I should go and do better." Well, good job, Sean. [Vimeo via Petapixel]
Click to viewDabe Alan is got a vintage gadget tattoo of his own, but he shot the process in time lapse with a very modern Canon 5d Mark ii before editing this video in Final Cut Pro. Ouchies. [Flickr]
Everybody complaining in the 1D Mark IV comment thread that there won't be any more video firmware updates for the 5D Mark II is kinda wrong: Canon is enabling the 24fps and 25fps 1080p video recording that's found on the 7D and 1D Mark IV, bringing it about up to par. Update's due sometime next year, though no…