Tag Archives: Features

Chuck Westfall at Canon USA talks about Canon 7D Mark II

September 29, 2014


Canon 7D Mark II

Few days ago we contacted Chuck Westfall (Technical Advisor/Professional Engineering & Solutions Division) at Canon U.S.A. asking him about some features of the new Canon EOS 7D Mark II. As always, he kindly replied clearly and quickly. Since we already know the HUGE improvements of this camera for sports, fast action and wildlife photography, we […]

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Canon removed Digital Zoom from EOS-M Firmware

February 8, 2013

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EOS-M - Digital Zoom Removed

On July of 2012 Canon announced their 1st mirrorless camera: the Canon EOS-M. You can check the official press release and additional information here: Announcement: First Canon EOS M Mirrorless Camera. At that time some hands-on preview were posted on internet by many renowned sites showing some features of the new system. One of those […]

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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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The Hidden Potential of 5D Mark II

February 7, 2010


Magic Lantern - Interview

Contents: Update Introduction Magic Lantern: Video Interview Conclusion UPDATE March 2nd, 2010: Canon announced the new firmware update 2.0.3 with the standard frame rates (23.976,25,29.97fps) and some few additional “extras”. That is a great update, long awaited and deserved for such a best seller camera. Unfortunately Canon didn’t implement some additional features, that ARE possible. […]

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Canon Firmware Updates – List of Fixes & Improvements

December 17, 2009


WHY to release Firmware Updates? Adding and improving functions and features via firmware updates on current Canon cameras would be a very smart and important action from a business point of view. Please note that many of the features mentioned here were already requested in the Petition to Canon Inc. since early 2009, signed by […]

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5D Mark II gets 720p60 Mode

December 4, 2009


According to this Canon Workshop, the 5D Mark II will get 720p60 video mode: Createasphere – Canon Intensive Workshop – Canon EOS HD Video: Shoot, Post and Deliver – Playback  (source: www.cameradeparment.tv) Pay special attention to what they say and show on the video at ~ 5:00. We still keep on requesting the Features and […]

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Magic Lantern – 10 Questions

November 30, 2009

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There is a VERY interesting interview to the leader of Magic Lantern Project, posted on November 1st at Cinema5D, that is really worth reading. Please check it here: 10 Questions with Magic Lantern’s Trammell Hudson Some quotes from it: “It would really please me if Canon incorporated all of the features from Magic Lantern into […]

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September 4, 2009


Call Canon!

Contents: Update #2: Survey ended Update#1: Breaking news – Canon Survey Customers in real action – “Call Canon” Procedure Fixes & Improvements request List of additional Filmmaking features Customers Experiences & Testimonials Any doubts? UPDATE #2: The survey has ended. From Canon website: “The response we received to this survey was truly overwhelming and we […]

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