London, 20 October 2009 – Canon today announces that it is currently developing a firmware update to the EOS 5D Mark II to enable the recording of high definition 1080p video at 24 and 25fps. The decision to develop new firmware to support these features has been taken following feedback received from cinematographers and photographers.

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  1. Wonder if 24 fps will start looking too filmlike during panning. I notice that panning at 30 fps looks better than the panning I’ve done with film. You have to pan slower at 24 fps. A lot slower.

  2. Any one know if 5d firmware update (spring time apparently) will enable 60fps (as available on the 7D) option as well as 24/25?

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