New CFexpress Card Reader from Rocketek

Although my CFexpress Card-Reader from Sandisk does a good job, it is very bulky (approx. 2.5 x 6.3 x 10.6cm, about the size of a computer mouse), so I wanted to get a more compact CFexpress Reader to take with me in my backpack. I stumbled over the cheap CFexpress…

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New firmware update 1.1.1 for the Canon EOS R5 and R6

Barely a week after version 1.1.0, Canon has released another new firmware update, this time for both the Eos R5 and the R6, which benefits especially from it. For the R5 the only thing that has been improved is the IS functionality in combination with the new RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1…

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Canon EOS R5 - Autofocus in Action

One of the most outstanding features of the Canon EOS R5 is the new DualPixel autofocus. Covering almost the entire viewfinder area, it recognizes animals and humans, and even their eyes, on which it will then focus preferentially. I have already shown some static pictures in my blog. However, I…

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My switch from Sony to Canon

Since with the release of the Canon EOS R5 there is often a system comparison with the Sony Alpha 7R, which is already available in 4th generation. Therefore I would like to briefly describe my experiences here, since I have now worked with both systems. Since 2003 I have been…

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More firmware updates for the Canon EOS R5 announced

The first firmware update has just been released after less than 1 month of availability of the camera. Now Canon announces that more free updates, which will significantly enhance the video mode functionality of the camera, are available soon. The following future enhancements can be expected soon: Canon Log 3…

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First firmware update for the Canon EOS R5 available

Hardly a month after its release, the Canon EOS R5 gets its first firmware update. Starting today, the firmware version 1.1.0 is available for download on the Canon Europe website. Besides bug fixes in the menu, a further improvement of the image stabilization for "certain RF lenses", an improvement of…

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Adobe Lightroom now supports the Canon EOS R5 / R6

Yesterday, a new version 9.4 of Adobe Lightroom with Camera Raw 12.4 has been released, which now supports the new Canon EOS models R5 and R6. I have been using Adobe Lightroom Classic since the very first version, currently I am using the Adobe Creative Cloud Photo Subscription with 20GB*.…

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Rokinon / Samyang AF 14/2.8 EF - Update

As I wrote in my last article, the in-body stabilizer does not work on my new Canon EOS R5 with the Rokinon / Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8* in the EF version with the Canon EF-R Mount Converter. Yesterday I wrote an EMail to Samyang and described the problem. The following…

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Rokinon / Samyang 14mm AF / EF with Canon EOS R5

In the meantime, I have bought a second third-party lens:The Rokinon (Samyang) AF 14mm f/2.8*.I enjoyed using it with the Sony Alpha 7R III before. But since my Sony had to leave in the meantime in favour of the EOS R5, I also sold the Samyang AF 14mm f/2.8 FE.The…

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Rokinon / Samyang 14mm AF / EF with Canon EOS R5
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