Canon’s November 3rd Announcement

Less than a month now until Canon make their ‘Historical Announcement” in Hollywood.  I’ve received an invitation myself but unfortunately can’t attend. The location of the event clearly signifies a video announcement and NOT a photographic one.  Those of you who are eagerly awaiting a Canon 5dMK3 can take a seat, this is NOT going to appear on this date. It’s fairly safe to say that we are going to see a large sensor, interchangeable lens video camera.  Canon have taken their time over this product so we ought to see something pretty special here.  The launch of the 5dMK2 …

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Canon 5dMKII used for action sequences in Captain America movie.

I just received this press release from Canon and I thought it was pretty interesting.  It seems that we can now add Captain America : The First Avenger, to the list of Hollywood feature films to use the Canon 5dMKII in their production.  The small size of the camera makes it ideal for POV shots and sequences like car chases.  The 5dMKII is a few years old now but it seems that nobody has eclipsed it’s video performance yet.  Full info after the break. Full release: LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., August 1, 2011 – Canon U.S.A., a leader in digital imaging,