5D Canon Mark II

Canon 5D Mark III “Light Leak” Resolved: Will Start Shipping Again

Canon has responded to the "light leak" issues affecting the EOS 5D Mark III digital SLR camera. Products whose sixth digit in the serial number is 1 or 2 are affected. (e.g. “xxxxx1xxxxxx” or “xxxxx2xxxxxx” ([x] represents any optional number). Canon claims that the "light leak" problem will not affect your captured images. However, they are offering to inspect cameras free of charge starting mid-May. Residents of the United States and Puerto Rico should register their EOS 5D Mark III and sign up for the email notification. Canon will then notify you when service updates are available.

Canon 5D Mark III pre-orders ship

"In extremely dark environments, if the LCD panel illuminates, the displayed exposure value may change. However, based on the results of extensive testing this change in exposure value will not noticeably affect the captured image. If you would like Canon to inspect your camera, we will provide this service free of charge upon request beginning in mid-May. Please contact Canon using the information below to request service."

Canon 5D Mark II Instant Rebates End Saturday

Canon has been offering a $100 instant rebate on it's much beloved 5D Mark II since late last month. This rebate, which applies to both the 5D Mark II body and the 5D Mark II kit (with the Canon 24-105mm L lens), is set to expire this Saturday, October 29th. If you've been on the fence about whether to take advantage of the rebate, or didn't know about it, this week is your last chance to get the 5D2 at a bit of a discount.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

The 5D Mark II has been extremely well received since it's release a few years ago and has found it's way into not only the hands of landscape, studio and other photographers, but has also become a well respected filmmaking tool. The 5D Mark II's video recording features, which still rank at the head of its class even years after release, have landed the 5D Mark II a place in kits of both independent and big budget film productions.