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Canon EOS 5DS First Impressions, Hands-On Reviews

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First impressions, previews and hands-on reviews of the Canon EOS 5DS and 5DS R DSLR camera are now available online from several photography sites.

As usual the very first reviews for the EOS 5Ds DSLR comes from PhotographyBlog, ePhotozine and Dpreview websites with several pictures and ISO comparison samples. Check-out also the CPN-Europe article for the EOS 5Ds and 5DS R.

First impressions from the videographer’s point of view can be seen at EOSHD. DCFever posted several sample images shot with a pre-production model of Canon’s 50-megapixel EOS 5DS DSLR camera. Original size of sample pictures can also be downloaded.

Canon EOS 5DS Hands-On Peviews and First Impressions

Fotosidan met up with Mike Burnhill at CPS, Canon Europe to talk about the upcoming, high resolution Canon Eos 5Ds and 5Ds R.


CanonUSA on Youtube posted a 3 minutes sample movie shot using a Canon EOS 5DS.

Canon: Seasons of Change

As mentioned in the official announcement both cameras are identical. The only difference is the effect of the EOS 5DS R’s low pass filter. Like the EOS 5D III the new cameras offer 1080/30p video but do not feature microphone sockets or HDMI out.

50MP Canon EOS 5Ds and 5DS R DSLR cameras also features dual DIGIC 6 processors, a 61-point AF system with 41 cross-type points and a 150,000-pixel RGB+IR metering sensor with 252 zones. The EOS 5DS and 5DS R are capable of 1080/30p HD video recording and offer dual SD/CF card slots.

50MP Canon EOS 5Ds and 5Ds R Price

The cameras will be available in June 2015. The Canon EOS 5DS will sell for $3699 body-only; the EOS 5DS R will sell for $3899 body-only.

50MP Canon EOS 5Ds and 5Ds R
Canon EOS 5DS Body Only $3,699.00 Amazon | Adorama
Canon EOS 5DS R Body Only $3,899.00 Amazon | Adorama
EF 11-24mm f/4L USM lens $2,999.00 Amazon | Adorama