Canon 5Ds press release makes no mention of video – has it been dropped from flagship DSLR?

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Canon Watch and Canon Rumors have posted the London press release for the 50 megapixel Canon 5Ds.

It omits any mention of video. Has it been quietly dropped now Canon have the Cinema EOS range?

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Nikon D810 video quality leapfrogs Canon 5D Mark III

The D810 now shoots better quality 1080p out of the box than the 5D Mark III. It isn’t 4K or raw but it’s good.

In fact Nikon are now providing better image quality than Canon across the range in video mode. Beginning with the D3300 and D5300 which provide a better APS-C image than the 7D Mark II with less moire, Nikon have taken the same improvement to image quality and applied it to the D800’s successor, the D810.

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Nikon D750 video quality is a step forward, but how much of one?

At Photokina (Photokino for video users!) I briefly played with the Nikon D750.

With the camera tethered to a sales rep stand and so much else for filmmakers at the show like the Sony A7S, Panasonic GH4, Samsung NX1, Blackmagic and Red, I didn’t really have much time for the Canon or Nikon areas, but I did form some first impressions of using the new camera.

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Nikon D750 features “flippy screen” technology (and we’re supposed to be excited about that?)

The headline features of this camera are a hinge behind the screen and WiFi.

It is really sad not to see something more exciting from Canon and Nikon to avert a dramatic year-on-year decline in DSLR sales.

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