Portable Power, Small package: EOS M3 EF-M

canon-pandsLooking for a portable solution with most of the option of a full size camera, look no further.  The Canon EOS M3 EF-M is here.  It’s about the size of a large digital point and shoot camera but with the ability to change lenses (it comes with an 18-55mm lens), this mirrorless body is a hit.  These cameras are excellent for pre-shooting or if you are traveling and don’t want to carry your full bag, the M3 does the job.

Not just great 24.2 MP images, this little giant shoots 1920x 1080 HD Video at 23.9 FPS.  It has full manual mode and takes RAW images so if you want to use it for prosumer use, it works great.  Pricing is around $599.00 USD. Here are the specs and details from the canon page.  http://ow.ly/XVCy0

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Canon’s first Multi Purpose Camera is Introduced: ME20F-SH

canon me20f-shCanon is has a new platform, the Multi purpose camera. It first product is the ME20F-SH.   This small box sized camera is versatile & can fit into smaller spaces. You can use optional accessories to configure the camera for a variety of applications.  The camera's sensor feature photosites that measure 19 micrometers, which is 7.5 times larger than the photosites of the nominal Canon 35mm DSLR sensor. This allows the camera to provide excellent low light performance.

This is an HD camera body only and is capable of capturing 1920 x 1080 footage at 59.94P / 59.94i / 50.00P / 50.00i / 29.97P / 25.00P / 23.98P.  Professional connectivity includes the HD/3G-SDI connectors and genlock input, allowing the camera to be easily integrated into a multi-camera workflow. The OSD is also available on both the HDMI and the first SDI output.

The ME20F-SH features a built-in filter stack including a clear filter, an ND 1/8, and an ND 1/64, as well as an IR cut filter, this allows you to choose to use the IR cut filter much as you would choose from the built-in ND filters.

Here are some product highlights:

  • Up to 4 Million ISO & 12 Stops DR
  • Full Frame 35mm CMOS Sensor
  • Canon DIGIC DV 4
  • Full HD up to 60p
  • HD/3G-SDI & HDMI Connectors
  • Canon Locking Cinema EF Lens Mount

Featuring an astonishing four million ISO rating, the Canon ME20F-SH canon me20f-sh sideMulti-Purpose Camera captures video at up to 1920 x 1080p 60 and supports both NTSC and PAL broadcast frame rates. The camera incorporates a full frame 35mm-sized sensor with approximately 2.26 million pixels. This results in a pixel that is about 7.5 x larger than the pixels on optional Canon Full-frame DSLR cameras, which provides for camera's notable ISO rating.

Looks like Canon is moving into the cinema production space with full force and this body along with its cinema lenses will close the gap even more.



Canon EOS 80D DSLR is Here

Canon-80D canonuserCanon 80D is finally announced by Canon today and features Canon newly developed CMOS sensor with Dual Pixel CMOS AF sensor, the camera features blazing fast AF while you  are using live live mode or recording video from the DSLR. Canon 80D also features upgraded AF module that built with 45 Phase AF points.

The 80D can shoot Full HD videos at 60 fps on the other side the Canon 70D was limited to 30fps only. It's powered by a DIGIC 6 image processor that not only improves the overall speed of the camera but it also give cleaner low light images thanks to the updated image processing algorithm.

The upgraded viewfinder with 100% view will sure help you to get a good experience while using it, on the rear side of the camera we have Vari-angle Touch Screen 3.0-inch Clear View LCD II monitor that enables flexible positioning and clear viewing even outdoors.

The Canon EOS 80D is available in March for $1199 body-only or $1799 bundled with an updated EF-S 18-135mm F3.5-5.6 IS USM Lenses.   Early buyers let us know you're review firsthand.


Awesome Cinema Camera: Panasonic LUMIX GH4 Pro 4K Mirrorless

The Panasonic Lumix GH4 4k MiLumix-GH4-Mirroless-canonuserrroless looks like a typical DSLR body but it packs a major video punch for the cost. (lists at $1499)

One distinctive feature of the Panasonic Lumix GH4 is 4k video recording in both both 4k 4096 x 2160 and QFHD 4K is unlimited.  8.8 MPS still frames can be recorded during video capture as well.

The Lumix GH4 has a 16.05-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor achieving high quality, high sensitivity image recording with a quick response.  Outstanding noise reduction allows for exposures lasting up to 60 minutes.  Here are the manufacturers features.


  • Capture 4K cinematic video (4096x2160) plus 4K QFHD video (3840x2160)
  • Produce detailed images with exceptional moire suppression
  • High-speed, 49-area auto focusing, perfect for hybrid
  • Tough magnesium alloy body and exceptional shutter life
  • Camera body only, no lens included
  • V-Log L Function Firmware Upgrade Kit DMW-SFU1 available for purchase

The 16.05-megapixel Digital Live MOS Sensor achieves high quality, high sensitivity image recording with its quick response. Superior noise reduction allows for exposures up to 60 minutes long.

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Canon EOS-1D X Mark II has arrived!

eos-canon-markReady the F-22 Raptor of  EOS Bodies?  The EOS 1D X Mark II is here.  The latest flagship Canon Body delivers with a blazing fast 14 FPS (up to 16 fps* in Live View mode), 4K Video and an incredible ISO Range of 100-51200; Expansion to ISO 409600.  This is the top shelf EOS camera and Canon continues to stay on top of the heap for full frame portable cameras.  If you have the budget and are ready to take your image and video quality to the next level, The EOS-1D Mark II is for you. Price is around $5999.00 USD.

Here is a link to the Specs and more info from canon, http://ow.ly/XVx81

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