Canon EOS 5D Mark II to Track Multiple Batteries

We thought that we already knew just how glorious that Canon's $2,699 EOS 5D Mark II would be, but the camera has one trick up its sleeve that's more practical than another megapixel boost, or maybe even its ability to capture 1080p HD video. Seriously. The camera can keep track of up to six batteries in its internal… » 10/25/08 10:30am 10/25/08 10:30am

Japanese Iron Man Toy Has a Ridiculous Level of Detail

Some very talented individuals at the Japanese company Hot Toys have developed 1:6 scale Iron Man Mark I, II and III figures that feature an absolutely extraordinary level of detail. Seriously though—just look at Stark's face. Sure, he looks kind of Japanese, but I'll be dammed if that is not the best Robert Downey Jr. … » 9/24/08 7:01pm 9/24/08 7:01pm

Canon 5D Mark II's Full HD Video Is So Stunning Our Eyes Explode

As teased a couple days ago, here's the absolutely stunning video from Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet, the one that shows how incredible Canon's 5D Mark II's video capabilities really are. Remember, this video is totally unenhanced, completely raw from the $2700 DSLR (with a ton of nice lenses). I… » 9/23/08 3:00pm 9/23/08 3:00pm

A Taste of the Canon 5D Mark II's Mindblowing Full HD Video

Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet was one of the first people to get his hands on the most coveted camera on the planet, Canon's 5D Mark II. He talked to us a bit about the breakneck stills-and-video shoot he put together in just a few hours to see what this camera can really do. You can catch a… » 9/21/08 10:00am 9/21/08 10:00am

Canon 5D Mark II Officially Awesome: 21MP DSLR First to Shoot Full HD…

Easily the most anticipated camera in the galaxy, Canon's 5D Mark II is official, and officially excellent. The full-frame, 21-megapixel DSLR is the first to shoot full HD video, and with Digic 4, Canon is promising low-light performance on par with that of Nikon's D3 and D700 thanks to improved light gathering and… » 9/17/08 12:01am 9/17/08 12:01am