"Okay, maybe the Canon marketers can help me out. This is straight from the main copy on their site: "Canon introduced the market to Full HD video capture with smooth, quiet continuous autofocus made possible by Movie Servo AF and STM lenses, advanced CMOS sensor technology, and the processing power of DIGIC 5. The EOS M Digital Camera leverages these key technologies to deliver high-quality moving and still images with creativity provided by Canon's extensive family of interchangeable lenses." Wait, what, it's a video camera that takes stills? Sure enough, in the feature list, the first
feature is video."
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