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Just before Halloween in 2009, Canon announced its most powerful DSLR to date. The $5,000 professional-grade EOS-1D Mark IV was the company's answer to Nikon's market-leading D3S, which rang in just shy of $5,200. On the basis of price alone, Canon won that round. Then, after two years of silence,...

August 24th 2012 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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So you eBayed your Canon EOS 5D back in April, all in good faith, ready for the EOS-1D X that never came. Well, that gap in your photoblog should end next week -- according to updated info from the camera maker. The latest details suggest that the flagship shooter should be hitting stores on June...

June 14th 2012 at 7:41am 0 Comments
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Bad news camera aficionados, Canon's confirmed its mother of all cameras, the EOS-1D X, won't ship until the "end of April." Depending on how one counts, that's a lag of a month or two from its previously estimated "March" arrival. Unfortunate, as we were looking forward to it going tête-&agr...

February 28th 2012 at 3:08am 0 Comments
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With mirrorless cameras offering high-resolution APS-C sensors and consecutive shooting speeds of up to 10 frames-per-second, what's left to make a $6,000 full-frame DSLR a compelling purchase, especially for amateur photographers? Low-light performance, for one -- the Canon EOS-1D X and Nikon D4 a...

February 9th 2012 at 10:10am 0 Comments