• Canon Confirms 1D X Mark III ‘Lock Up' Issue, Firmware Fix Coming Soon

    8 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    A couple of weeks ago, a number of Canon 1D X Mark III users began reporting that their cameras were locking up mid-burst, making them unusable for any sort of high-speed photography. Canon has now confirmed the issue, has found a workaround, and is preparing a firmware fix.
    The issue cropped up in early March, when photographers like Hamilton Pytluk noticed that their new $6,500 cameras would simply stop working, shut down, and start back up again during high-speed burst shooting via the optical viewfinder. Pytluk captured the issue in a video, showing how the camera had to literally...
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  • A Real-World Review of the Canon 1D X Mark III

    A Real-World Review of the Canon 1D X Mark III

    8 days ago - By Peta Pixel

    As many of you know, I have been lucky enough to have a Canon EOS 1D X Mark III in my possession for more than a month now. People have been asking me to review this new top-of-the-line camera, but I really wanted to put it through its paces in order to do a fair review.
    There are lots of photographers or tech reviewers who write reviews of a new product, basically looking at the spec sheets, or holding it in their hands for a couple of minutes. But in my mind, there is no better way to review a product than to use it as my primary camera for a while and really get to know it in...
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