Yesterday I had lunch with Doctor Popular and after we ate I asked him if he could do some of his amazing Yo-Yo tricks so I could test out my new Canon 5D Mark II DSLR. I was especially interested to see how the 1080p HD video looked on this amazing full-frame camera. I uploaded the video to Vimeo’s new Plus service which allows unlimited HD video uploading as well as HD video embedding.
Of course as a still camera, it’s quite an upgrade over my previous 5D. Here are a few photos of Doc Pop doing Yo-Yo tricks and posing with his Peugeot.
The low light sensitivity of this camera has greatly improved since the original 5D. Here’s a photo of Adam Jackson at Monday’s Web 2.0 Holiday Bailout Party that he organized at Harlot in San Francisco. The club was very dark, so I shot it at ISO 6400 to see how it would come out and I was pleasantly surprised to say the least.
I’m still getting use to all of the new features, but so far this camera rocks!
See Previously: Canon 5D Mark II 21.1 Megapixel DSLR Camera With 1080 HD Video
UPDATE 2: PopPhoto recently reviewed the 5DMKII.
photos by Scott Beale