Category: Canon EOS 7D

Cross-Section of the EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM

Best Canon SLR lenses for wildlife photo

Canon is assuredly the brand most commonly found in the hands of the wildlife photographers (professionals as well as amateurs). Of course, this is a direct product of the strong presence of Canon on the market for digital SLR photography, but the diversity of the offer from the red brand allowed to build solutions perfectly…

Photokina 2010: Where Canon goes?

Even for Canon, next September will see the Photokina show in Koln (Germany). It is often the occasion when brands of photo manufacturers launch the photo cameras they expect will be doing the big sales of the end of the year (a period that is really good for the amateur photography market). This year should…

Several SLR firmware updates

We may have to group them since the firmware updates sometimes happen nearly at the same time. The latest ones are: Sony Alpha series (A380, A330 & A230): Mac, Windows (Sony Europe) Canon EOS 7D v1.1.0 (to correct an issue where a previous image may partly superimpose itself on the next, in continuous shooting): Instructions…

New cameras spotted all around

There is a bizarre rush for visibility in the online shops all around the web. I start to feel that most of them are actual fakes. Let’s check this: Several (accidental?) leaks from Sony web sites, showing Sony Alpha 500, 550, 850 (and possibly Alpha 750, but this one may be a counter-fire). A German…

Cameras delayed for fear of recession

Crisis, recession, deflation, financial crush, layoffs are all words that we hear about on a daily basis. Whatever you feel/think about them, there is a reality: the consumers are buying less. This is as true for photo hardware and software as for the other markets (maybe it’s worse for cars…) Now, this has a clear…