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Canon moves towards robotic assembly lines

Canon moves towards robotic assembly lines

Those of you who recently picked up a Canon 5D Mark III have the comfort of knowing that your super-expensive DSLR was lovingly assembled by hand in Japan. That may not be the case for much longer: today a Canon spokesperson announced that the company would be moving towards completely automated production starting immediately. There's no definite date on when the transition will be complete, but Canon hopes to finish by 2015.

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Canon EOS 5D MkIII trumped by D800 in testing

Canon EOS 5D MkIII trumped by D800 in testing

Canon's woes with the EOS 5D Mark III go from bad to worse, with independent tests suggesting the core performance of its new 22-megapixel sensor is little improved from the 5D Mark II it replaces. Hot on the heels of Canon's embarrassing confirmation that the hardware design of the EOS 5D Mark III has a flaw that allows light into the body, testing by specialists DxO Labs indicate only minor advantages from the new model and - unlikely to help in the ongoing Canon vs. Nikon platform war - performance still lagging behind that of the D800.

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Canon 5D Mark III light leak confirmed by company

Canon 5D Mark III light leak confirmed by company

The Canon 5D Mark III is a beast of a digital camera. At $3,500 customers rightly expect a high level of precision and perfection. The idea alone of some sort of fundamental hardware flaw would be enough to destroy the pristine image that the device is supposed to represent. So you can just imagine how damaging it must have been for Canon to come out and admit that there is a problem with the design of the camera.

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Nikon D800 takes on Canon 5D Mark III for video quality

Nikon D800 takes on Canon 5D Mark III for video quality

In the war to create the greatest handheld camera of the day, both Nikon and Canon have come out swinging with video-ready units under the names Nikon D800 and Canon 5D Mark III. What we'd like to know is if the difference between video qualities on these units is one to be concerned about, and/or if it'll be a deciding factor in choosing one or the other to purchase brand new from the camera shop. Gizmodo's Michael Hession took the opportunity to film several scenes using both cameras with the same settings this week, and his results basically seem to bring the discussion to a head.

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Canon 5D Mark III pre-review round-up

Canon 5D Mark III pre-review round-up

The super powerful Canon EOS 5D Mark III is starting to make waves among photography buffs around the world. The new 22-megapixel juggernaut is sure to excite anyone interested in digital photography, and several sites have already posted test pictures of the device, ahead of publishing their full reviews. Here's a look at the kind of buzz that the 5D Mark III is already making. Fair warning - the pictures are pretty eye-popping.

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Canon 5D Mark III/X leaked details rundown

Canon 5D Mark III/X leaked details rundown

It's time to get serious about the next big camera release from Canon, the 5D Mark III, also known with an X in the name to assure you its hardcore. This camera was spotted in the plains a few weeks ago sporting a gigantic lens and no less than a pre-build set of hardware surrounding it. The camera we're looking at here is set to have official information released on February 28th, 2012 - if the tips are true, that is.

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Canon 5D Mark III spotted in the wild

Canon 5D Mark III spotted in the wild

It's always a great day when you're out on safari in Africa, and even a greater day when you see not only a collection of fabulous animals, but a brand new camera with which a cohort of yours seems to be taking some of the most advanced photos on the trip! What we're seeing here appears to be, as The Verge's David Pierce says, a brand new Canon EOS 5D Mark III. Though this camera has not been leaked or released officially before so we can't comment on actual specifications, we can see some advanced features quite plainly from here.

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Canon EOS 60D debuts: 18MP, Full HD video & in-camera RAW editing

Canon EOS 60D debuts: 18MP, Full HD video & in-camera RAW editing

Canon has outed its latest DSLR, the EOS 60D, an 18-megapixel camera with Full HD video recording, a twisting & rotating 3-inch display, and a DIGIC 4 processor for in-camera RAW image editing.  For the first time on an EOS model, users of the 60D will be able to tweak Picture Style, White Balance (WB), Color Space, High-ISO Noise Reduction, Peripheral Illumination Correction, linear distortion correction and chromatic aberration correction from the camera itself, rather than waiting until they have access to a computer.

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High Performance CompactFlash Benchmarks on Canon 1D Mark IV

High Performance CompactFlash Benchmarks on Canon 1D Mark IV

Being successful in digital photography isn’t just about which DSLR you spend your money on: it’s the memory card you put inside it, too. Over the past few weeks, we’ve been testing the latest high-capacity UDMA 6 capable CompactFlash cards in up to 64GB sizes from SanDisk, PhotoFast and Lexar, intended for the most demanding of professional photographers. We didn’t stop at spec-sheet theory, either; to get the most out of these high-speed cards, we put them through their paces with the Canon EOS 1D Mark IV and top-spec computers to gather the real world performance figures, including an unprecedented in-camera write speed pushing the limit to 58MB/s with the Mark IV. Read on to find out which card tops the chart, and how the newcomer PhotoFast G-Monster holds up against the market leaders.

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