Category: Cameras

Canon EOS 1DX first impressions mini review by Christopher Dodds

| July 21, 2012

One of the first reviews of the new Canon EOS 1DX: Canon 1DX First impressions Mini Review Except for the lack of AF at f8 (this really, really sucks when you want to use a 2x extender with an f4 lens like a 4/500 or 4/600 for birds), the Canon EOS 1DX seems be be […]

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Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i review on dpreview.com

| April 1, 2010 | Reply

dpreview has just published a review of the Canon EOS 550D / Rebel T2i . The review is very good and it seems that Canon really has produced a great entry level DSLR. I personally do not recommend this camera for serious nature photographers, at least not as your main body. It would make a […]

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New article: Choosing a digital SRL camera for bird photography

| March 11, 2010 | Reply

A new article about choosing the right camera for bird photography is now available: Choosing a digital SRL camera for bird photography This replaces an older article published earlier on this page. There are many choices today when it comes to choosing the right camera for photographing birds. If you are interested in bird photography […]

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Robert Franz on the Canon EOS 7D and photographing birds in flight

| March 1, 2010 | Reply

Famous North American nature photographer D. Robert Franz recently published several posts about the Canon EOS 7D on his blog. The last blog post is about photographing birds in flight. Robert confirms what many other photographers – including me – also experienced: The EOS 7D is a fantastic camera for photographing birds in flight. I […]

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EOS 7D setup guide by Doug Brown – highly recommended for bird photographers

| February 22, 2010 | 1 Reply

I just came across a wonderful guide by Doug Brown on how to setup your EOS 7D with a special focus on photographing birds, especially birds in flight. I think Doug has collected many great tips and a lot of information in this guide. I highly recommend reading this guide if you own a Canon […]

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Rob Galbraith publishes analysis of EOS-1D Mark IV autofocus performance

| February 13, 2010 | Reply

Rob Galbraith has published an analysis of the autofocus performance of the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV. The report is very detailed is should be of interest to anybody interested in getting Canon’s latest professional DSLR.

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Hasselblad announces new H4D-40 medium format DSLR

| February 3, 2010 | Reply

Hasselblad has announced the new medium format DSLR H4D-40. It contains a 33 x 44mm CCD sensor with 40 megapixels. The new camera contains the same AF system as found in the H4D-50 and H4D-60. The new camera will be officially launched in 50 cities around the world starting on February 10 in 2010. The […]

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Canon EOS 7D: My first impressions

| January 25, 2010 | 2 Replies

Last Friday, I bought a Canon EOS 7D DSLR. I always wanted a 2nd camera body as a backup and for cases when two bodies might just be handy. My EOS 40D will now be my backup camera and the new EOS 7D my main camera. I used the camera during the last weekend and […]

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Video tutorials for the EOS 7D from Canon

| January 24, 2010 | Reply

Canon has published several video tutorials for the Canon EOS 7D. The 16 videos cover many topics like the various AF settings, movie mode, using flash and more. If you own a Canon EOS 7D or plan to get one, I highly recommend watching those videos. You can watch them online, on your IPod or […]

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Art Morris on the autofocus of the Canon EOS 7D and EOS 1D Mark IV

| January 22, 2010 | 1 Reply

Art Morrisis one of the best bird and nature photographers of our time. In a recent blog post about the AF of the EOS 7D and EOS 1D Mark IV he writes: My initial impression is that the Mark IV is surely the best ever Canon body when it comes to tracking incoming subjects that […]

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