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Canon 1DX Mark 2 (Beta version) Image Quality Impressions

Its always an exciting time for wildlife photographers like myself, when a new Canon 1D series camera is about to arrive.  The 1D series has long been a favourite of mine, typically represented by cameras that combine Canon’s best autofocus systems and great image quality, along with high speed and capacity. The recently announced 1DX […]

Canon 7D Mark II Auto Focus – Part 4: Release and Focus Priority

The 7Dmk2 has a highly configurable autofocus system. One of the ways that the autofocus can be set to a user’s preference is by controlling the timing of autofocus. In other words, how long the camera allows for focus to take place before the shutter is released. This is accomplished via the Autofocus menu tab, […]

Canon 7D Mark II Auto Focus – Part 3: Prioritizing Your Autofocus Options

With so many options for configuring the autofocus system to your exact needs, the 7Dmk2 is a camera that you can tailor to your own preferences. When it comes to the seven autofocus grouping options, I find that I have my favourites, and seldom use all of them. In this video, I describe how to […]

Canon 7D Mark II Auto Focus – Part 2: The 7 Focus Modes

The 7Dmk2 has a focus point array of 65 points, that cover a high percentage of the frame. It also allows the user to choose between seven different groupings or combinations of its 65 point autofocus system. In the video the function of each of the seven focus point options is clearly described, and referenced […]

Canon 7D Mark II Auto Focus- Pt 1 Setting Up The Camera Controls for Ai Servo

Canon’s 7D mk2 has a powerful and accurate autofocus system. The camera also has a full set of controls, which help users make the most of all the autofocus functionality, and this is one of the differentiators between the 7Dmk2 and other Canon cameras lower down in the range like the EOS 80D, 70D and […]