The Canon 5D Mk II Has Made Itself a Home in Hollywood

The Canon 5D MkII has been called a "game-changer" since it debuted three years ago. Its cinema-quality video mode and affordable price-tag attracted countless indie filmmakers. Now Hollywood's calling its name and it's revolutionizing the action shot as we know it. » 8/01/11 9:10pm 8/01/11 9:10pm

A State of the Art Camera With a 102-Year-Old Lens

Timur Civan was not content with the lens offerings for his Canon 5DmkII, so he outfitted it with a Wollensak 35mm F5.0 Cine-Velostigmat lens from 1908. That's over a hundred years of photography history in one camera. And it works! » 9/20/10 9:40am 9/20/10 9:40am

A Haunting Time-Lapse Video of Eyjafjallajökull

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] » 5/14/10 9:40am 5/14/10 9:40am

Terminator: Salvation's Director of Photography Asks: Can You Tell the…

Shane Hurlbut, who's been DP on, ahem, illustrious projects like Terminator: Salvation, is a huge proponent of consumer DSLRs, especially the Canon 5D MKII. Now, he's challenging viewers to separate digital from film shots in his new movie. Can you? » 10/28/09 3:40am 10/28/09 3:40am

Underwater Camera Cases, Video DSLRs Are a Match Made In Fish Heaven

Most popular, mid-to-high-range DSLRs eventually get their own waterproof diving cases, but this one is special. It's a Sea&Sea housing for a Canon 5D Mk II, and it lets you take videos like this:
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Canon 5D Mark II vs. Nikon D700 Review Shoot-Out

For the last few months, we've been shooting with the two hottest cameras on the market. Lucky us. If you've been eyeing either one of these for purchase, here's everything you need to know. » 2/26/09 12:20pm 2/26/09 12:20pm

Hands-On: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

We got our hands on Canon's brand-new full-HD shooting 5D Mk II monster tonight, and well, yeah, we want it just as much as we did last night » 9/18/08 8:22pm 9/18/08 8:22pm-even though Canon wouldn't let us pop our own CF cards in for some test shots and vids. We're not mad though-we ran through live view, video mode autofocus and everything else…

Giz Explains: Why DSLRs Are Finally Shooting Video

It's been a good few weeks for DSLRs. Just after Nikon's D90 » 9/17/08 4:00pm 9/17/08 4:00pm became the first ever to jump into the sweet, sweet waters of the HD video pool, Canon did a gigantic cannonball today with the , upping the game to full 1080p captures at 30fps. The question that all of this good news brings up is: Why now? Why haven't…

Unconfirmed: More Canon EOS 5D Mark II Specs Leak, Lookin' Good

We can say with pretty high confidence » 8/28/08 5:45pm 8/28/08 5:45pm that a 5D successor, the 5D Mk II, will be hitting before '08 is out, and with Photokina coming up later this month, rumors are beginning to fly. is vouching for their source that just dropped them the following tasty-looking specs on the new full-frame sensor, top-end Canon EOS…