New Deals On Canon 70D Body & Kits, Only 3 Days Left
The Canon 70D made waves with its new Dual Pixel AF technology, making it a popular choice for low budget filmmakers or anyone looking to get usable AF with their DSLR video. Being the only Canon DSLR with this dual pixel technology, the 70D is still your only option, and for the next 3 days you can pick one up for a good deal.
How does your DSLR Auto Focus Actually Work?
We all use the autofocus (AF) systems in our DSLRs on a daily basis, they are one of the most important aspects of our cameras – without them achieving perfect focus would mean a slow manual process. We have all heard terms like “Phase Detection” or “Contrast Detection” and know they are referring to the AF system, but what does it actually mean? What is actually going on behind the scenes in our cameras?
Prosumer Showdown: Nikon D7100 vs Canon 70D
Both Canon and Nikon now have their new Prosumer cameras on the market now, but which one takes the cake? The Nikon D7100 is Nikon’s top of the line crop sensor body boasting many pro features and a partial magnesium alloy body. The Canon 70D is Canon’s latest crop sensor body (the rumored and expected 7D Mark II would be the top of their line crop body). Both cameras are popular choices for semi-pro and advanced amateurs looking for pro features at a consumer price.
Impressive Results from the new Canon 70D
Probably the biggest feature in the new Canon 70D is the new and improved AF. This new system allows for smooth focus changes, even in video. This all sounds good on paper, and looks good in focus pulling exercises. But how well does it actually perform in a real world application?