Archive | May, 2011

EOS 5D Mark II Firmware Update 2.0.9

May 31, 2011


Canon EOS 5D Mark II Firmware Update 2.0.9

Canon has recently released a firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark II DSLR camera. This new firmware, unfortunately, does not include big improvements… But it will be appreciated for those users experiencing some of the fixed issues. It’s worth mentioning that Canon has lately released firmware updates on their regional websites at different dates, […]

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“A Life Through Signatures” – 2011 Cannes Young Lions Film Competition

May 21, 2011


A Life Through Signatures - 2011 Cannes Lions Film Competition

“A Life Through Signatures” Chris Leising and Ben Majoy, currently working in Boulder, CO, have recently submitted a short to participate in The Young Lions Film Competition, held in Cannes during the Festival week. Guess what? It was shot with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II. But the most important thing is that the competition […]

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EOS T3i/600D Firmware Update 1.0.1

May 17, 2011


Canon EOS T3i/600D

Canon has released firmware update for the EOS T3i/600D which fixes few issues: We have released firmware version 1.0.1 that includes the following fixes and changes: Clarifies the feature guide description of the digital zoom function for movie-shooting that appears on the camera’s LCD monitor. Fixes the phenomenon in which, in rare cases, a computer connected […]

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Canon Spring Rebates & Promotions

May 16, 2011

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Canon Rebates & Promotions - Spring 2011

Canon USA and B&H are offering some special instant rebates and promotions on some DSLR cameras and lenses. Check them: Canon EOS 60D body only & Kits Canon EOS T3i/600D body only & Kits Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM Lens Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III AF Lens Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4-5.6 IS Lens Good […]

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Sigma 120-300 2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM AF – Pre-order

May 13, 2011


Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM AF Lens

The new Sigma 120-300mm f/2.8 EX DG OS APO HSM AF Lens (full frame lens) for Canon and Nikon is available for pre-order at B&H. This is a very handy zoom lens which provides f/2.8 constant aperture through all focal lengths. A very nice and flexible addition to those who shoot in the 100-300mm range […]

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FEATURES REQUEST: HOW to tell Canon what YOU need!

May 9, 2011


NAB 2011: Chuck Westfall - Canon USA - Features request

Since the beginning we have been following and supporting all possible campaigns requesting improvements for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and other Canon HDSLR cameras. So we contacted Chuck Westfall at Canon USA on this regard (read below). On April 21 James Drake posted a VERY interesting article: How YOU can change the Canon […]

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New Name & New Website!

May 2, 2011


New Name & New Site!

More than two years ago, we started the “5D Mark II Team” blog with the purpose of helping and supporting all possible campaigns to encourage all Canon users to request improvements for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II via firmware update (especially “full manual control”, and later “standard 24/25/30p modes”). We even posted, long ago, […]

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Technicolor CineStyle available – What it is & Why

May 1, 2011


Canon 7D Technicolor CineStyle Quick Test -Image 4-

UPDATE: May 10, 2011 – Tim Kang from TSK Pictures has posted a preset file for Adobe Premiere CS5: As those of you that shoot DSLR video with Canon cameras may know, Technicolor (the big name movie post-production facility) released a new Canon picture style to aid in post production toning. You can download their […]

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