Canon 70D vs 80D: Evolution or Revolution?

Canon 70D vs 80D

The Canon EOS 80D has been out there for a while now and seen good reviews. This series has always been a favourite of ours, combining great ergonomics with more then enough features for hobbyists. In this post we list the most important improvements over the Canon EOS 70D, and see if the Canon 80D is a worthy successor, or just an evolutionary step. We will show the three areas with the biggest improvements, and wrap up with a list of other minor improvements. The Canon 70D vs 80D battle is on!

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The Canon 5D Mark IV: 45 improvements over the Mark III

Canon 5D Mark IV

This week Canon announced the new Canon 5D mark IV. The headline improvements over the Canon 5D mark III are a new 30.4 Megapixel sensor, 4K Video, Dual Pixel Autofocus, improved burst speeds, a new metering sensor and built-in GPS and Wi-Fi. However, there is a lot more to the new 5D mark IV than these changes. We did some digging, in fact, we did a lot of digging and uncovered no less than 45 changes. If you are interested in this camera, please read on and find out all there is to know about the new 5D mark IV.

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Canon G7X mark II Roundup Post with New Samples

Canon G7X mark II Product Shot

Over the last weeks we have written quite a lot about the Canon G7X mark II. We got our hands on one, and shared our experiences in a detailed review. The 9th of June is the day the camera finally starts shipping in the US after some initial delays. Yes, that is right, the G7X mark II hits the streets. Therefore, today is the perfect day to revisit and summarize everything we wrote about the Powershot G7X mark II.  For those of you that already learned all there is to know about this awesome little camera, I have included some fresh sample images.

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Canon G7X mark II Sample Images: Trip to Chicago

Night view from Hancock tower shot with the G7X mark II

It is already almost one month ago since I got the G7X mark II and wrote my review about this camera. In my first month of use I took my new camera on several trips, of which one trip to Chicago. I put up this selection of my images to serve as Canon G7X mark II sample images for you guys. Next to that I take some time to reflect on the first month of use of my new camera. Read all about it below!

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Canon 10-18 vs 10-22: Cheaper is Better?

Canon 10-18 vs 10-22

Two years ago Canon introduced a new cheap ultra wide angle lens, the Canon EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM. This lens is suitable for Canon’s APS-C crop camera offerings. Before that the only lens Canon had to offer in this segment was the proven Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM.

If you are interested to buy an ultra wide angle (UWA) lens for your Canon camera, and you want to know which lens to choose, you have come to the right place. We will break down the differences, and show you some great images along the way. Read on for the Canon 10-18 vs 10-22 shootout.

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Canon G7X Mark II Review: Our New Favorite Compact

Canon G7X mark II back

Welcome to my Canon G7X mark II review. First of all I want to apologize for the poor quality of the product shots. I sold my previous camera gear in order to buy this new G7X, so I had to take these with my smartphone. But no worries, you will find plenty of sample images in this hands-on review which are actually taken with the G7X mark II itself. Like I said, I bought the camera with my own money, so this will be an honest review of my personal experience with the camera. Telling you what I like and don’t like about it, accompanied by real-world photography instead of lab reviews and 100% crops. Let’s start!

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Canon G7X mark II User Manual

Canon Powershot G7X II

There is much anticipation for the new Canon G7X mark II. So far there is still no real review out there, which means there are still some mysteries and open questions surrounding this camera. We already published an exhaustive list of 25 improvements over its predecessor. But now we also managed to get our hands on a copy of the user manual. This might help you in the meantime to do some more research on the camera, and see what has changed and improved. You will find the Canon G7X mark II user manual at the bottom of this post.

The camera itself will become available late may/early june this year. Do you like what you see so far? We certainly do. Pre-order the G7X mark II now on Amazon for $699. Anything new you learned from the user manual? Share it in the comments!

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25 Improvements of the Updated Canon G7X mark II

Canon G7X mark II

A couple of weeks ago the Canon G7X mark II has been officially announced. The camera will become available late may/early june this year. Its predecessor was already a great camera in a small package. So, what has actually improved in this new model? We give you the most detailed update report from the net.

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Four Reasons to Buy the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM

Giovanna by Jan Mayer on 500px.com

So, you recently bought a DSLR in order to improve your photographic skills. Congratulations! It might be that you are still wondering how to achieve these typical portraits with blurred backgrounds. It could be that you are looking for new ways to master photography, to get creative. In this blog we present you the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM, also known as the nifty fifty, and four reasons why we think you should buy it.

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