"Essentially, the EOS M is just the beginning to what we hope will develop into a fully-fledged system that offers at least one body for serious photographers. In the interim, anyone considering the EOS M as a DSLR replacement will be less than satisfied with the lack of a viewfinder and the camera's relatively sluggish response times, even though they will have no complaints about the quality of either still pictures or video clips.
If you're considering the EOS M as a compact back-up body for an EOS DSLR user, it's certainly a contender – provided
you can tolerate its slow response times. While it's not the ideal tool for capturing fast action, landscape photographers will appreciate its solid build, light weight and compact size and its ability to produce images and movies that can rival a DSLR."
No longer the stuff of rumors, here's the E-M5 straight from the horse's mouth:
This is the 3rd generation of Canon's famous 5D full frame moniker. Since the update cycle is far slower than the typical 18 month turnaround of the lower specced cropped family bodies, the changes from generation to generation are far more substantial. The first 5D clocked in at 12 Mpixels, the second almost doubled that number and added 1080p video to that, among other things. . . . read more
As an EOS user for the past 10 years, this celebration reminds me of both good and bad moments. The most recent ones are maybe the joy when i review my 5D Mark II files, and the gaping hole the ever increasing Canon lens prices leave in my wallet.
Happy birthday EOS! . . . read more