Yup, the Canon 5D Mark III is serious business. That sweet bit of kit is a pro-grade camera and a total lust item. But there's another reason to love it: It just made its elder sibling, the 5D Mark II, the best deal in cameras.
Your eyes...feel funny. They're slowly pulling from their sockets, a pair of grapes that will soon squish their juices against a simple, 2D photograph. This is the power of leading lines. For this week's Shooting Challenge, use it wisely.
There's a lot of reasons the 1D X might be the most ridiculous DSLR ever made, but the numbers seem like a good place to start. A full-frame 18-megapixel sensor. ISO 204,800. 12fps RAW shooting. 61-point autofocus. Three DIGIC image processors. One gigabit ethernet port.
Two years. Thousands of entries. 99ish jaw-dropping winners. Today is our big American brother's 100th Shooting Challenge. Your assignment? Watch that video of all our past winners. Then, try to be our next.
We think steel, glass and concrete will live forever. Then we look at the things we've built that don't last. These 97 images from this week's Shooting Challenge are deflating, haunting...and a bit reassuring. At least nature will go on.
The advent of video-capable DSLRs has made it possible for more people to produce good looking videos on a tight budget. Lenses have played no small part in accomplishing that feat. Now, there's an entire kit designed for this purpose.