Have you ever wondered which cameras are used the most by the press? The graphic below sheds some light on which cameras are used the most by press photographers for the World Press Photo 2014 awards.
Canon is the dominant manufacturer, with the EOS-1D X, EOS 5D Mark III and EOS 5D Mark II leading the way for Canon.
Overall, Canon cameras are used for 58% of the images, with Nikon trailing at 28%.
Cameras used for the World Press 2014 Awards | Click for Larger
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From Magic Lantern
The folks at Magic Lantern have no cracked the EOS 5D Mark II and EOS 6D and made the cameras capable of shooting in “dual ISO mode” which increases dynamic range to 14 stops. We’ve seen this previously for the EOS 5D Mark III.
Read more at Planet5D
Good-bye old friend
Canon has officially discontinued the EOS 5D Mark II. Quite possibly the most popular and influential DSLR in history.
Some stock is still out there, but it won’t last for long.
Canon EOS 5D Mark II at B&H Photo | Amazon
From B&H Photo
B&H Photo is selling the Canon EOS 5D Mark II body plus accessories for $1599 when you add to cart.
Included in the sale price of $1599
- Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body
- Canon 200DG Deluxe Gadget Bag
- SanDisk 16GB CompactFlash Memory Card Extreme 400x UDMA
- Free Two Day Shipping (USA)
Canon EOS 5D Mark II Body & Accessories for $1599 at B&H Photo