This Is Canon's Shockingly Rudimentary 5D Mark III Light Leak Fix

A few weeks ago, Canon confirmed that in certain extremely dark situations, the excellent 5D Mark III's LCD's backlight leaked light onto the camera's auto-exposure sensor. Oh no! Our friends at LensRentals.com took apart one of the newly fixed models—and the solution is so simple we can't believe it works. » 5/02/12 4:40pm 5/02/12 4:40pm

Canon 5D Mark III Partial Teardown: Don't Try This At Home

After playing with the Canon 5D Mark III for the last few weeks, we've safely concluded that this is easily one of the best cameras to come out in years. Still, we're always down to learn more. Our friends at Lensrentals.com are giving us our first look at the camera's guts, revealing it's intelligent compact… » 4/12/12 9:37am 4/12/12 9:37am

How to Transfer 8mm Footage to a Canon DSLR in Real Time

Wrap your head around photographer James Miller's tutorial, and you're half-way to transferring dusty reels of 8mm family videos to digital. Of course, you could always pay someone to scan frames for you, but Miller's way is a lot more affordable—you just need a certain amount of tech nous and equipment. » 3/17/11 7:20am 3/17/11 7:20am

It's Official: The Canon 5D Mk II Will Turn Us All Into Professional Cinematographers

Yeah, sure, it was cool to see a professional photographer spin HD video gold from the Canon 5D Mark II. But that guy is famous, had a mountain of equipment, a crew, and a freaking helicopter. Not so for the humble photographer and videographer at Akihabara News, who took the 5D, a few days and a laptop to shoot and… » 11/06/08 6:52am 11/06/08 6:52am

RED Teases Nov 13th Announcement With Cryptic Renders, More Hyperbole

RED CEO Jim Jannard is either an incredible visionary or prone to serial exaggeration » 11/03/08 7:24am 11/03/08 7:24am. Just yesterday, he deigned to visit the RED forums, promising that "[RED is] doing things we never thought possible... When we do post, it will be very obvious why we needed a bit more time to 'spill the beans'." As a teaser, he…

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Gets Spotted Bigfoot Style

Found in the depths of some German forum, a DPreview member says these pictures are for the yet-to-be-announced Canon EOS 5D Mark II. No real details to this camera other than the fact that it's going to replace the 5D (obviously). See the back after the jump, but don't expect a "make me a professional photographer"… » 7/06/07 6:59pm 7/06/07 6:59pm