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Faceoff: Canon 5D vs iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S4


Smartphone cameras are fast becoming the must-have devices for shutterbugs due the fact they can easily fit into your pocket. As the bigger and bulkier cameras are slowly taking a back seat, are smartphones reigning supreme? In this article, we’ll be comparing one of Canon’s most powerful cameras, the 5D Mark III against two of the best smartphones in the market today: the Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom and iPhone 5. Read More »

Triggertrap Special but Tricky Discount

Triggertrap V1

You remember our review of the Triggertrap v1, remote (wired) trigger device for your Camera. From Today, Triggertrap team decided to put big 50% discount on device, but with one little sneaky ;) catch, each day price goes up by $1. So if you want to make photos similar or even better than ours, hurry, this is BEST price for ... Read More »

Canon introduces the new powerful Canon EOS 70D DSLR Camera


You can find official intro and images at Canon USA. Canon Inc. claims: “Canon’s newly-developed Dual Pixel CMOS AF, a phase-detection autofocus (AF) technology on the camera’s image sensor plane, enables users to shoot video with the new EOS 70D close to the quality of a video shot with a camcorder. Dual Pixel CMOS AF employs a revolutionary CMOS sensor ... Read More »

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM

While majority buy and recommend like we do, the Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM, we decided that for little bit more money, you get a better lens, the Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM AF. Why ? It's newer lens, with better optic elements, better build quality,... Read More »

Quality above quantity on the Canon5dtips site


Hello, We are trying hard to improve content quality on site and as result the frequency of our articles is not at high speed pace. Help us, to help you, you can share your insights, questions, ideas with us and tell us how can we improve the site even more. Our articles that we plan to write/publish in near ... Read More »

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II


This prime lens replaced the Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 in 1991. It's built with plastic but very sharp. Note that on a cropped sensor DSLR body, it’s equivalent to 80mm (i.e. 50mm x 1.6 = 80 mm). Read More »

Top 10 – Best Buy Lenses for Canon – 2013

Top 10 Best Buy Lenses for Canon

Searching for lenses can be hard and time consuming task. There are plenty of amazing reviews about each lens, but reading all of those long articles can be sometimes just to hard, so there is no need to read yet another long story about each of these lenses, we’ve red it all for you and put it in a short (only facts) article with all the important ingredients. Read More »

RØDE iXY Microphone for iPhone

Introduction The RØDE iXY is a stereo microphone for iPhone 4/4S, iPad 1/2/3 and iPod touch that features: -on board A/D Conversion -broadcast-quality up to 24-bit and 96kHz recording -pair of ½” condenser capsules The condenser capsules are arranged in a stacked XY configuration to ensure detailed and impressive sounds-capes that are always true-to-life. These are housed in an all-metal chassis that makes ... Read More »



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