Canon EOS 5D Mark II Snags PopSci Gadgets Grand Award Winner 2009

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Canon EOS 5D Mark II

There’s no doubt that the Canon EOS 5D Mark II made video acceptable in DSLR. The combination of a large image sensor, HD video and the availability of high quality 35mm lenses meant that quality video could be filmed with a relatively inexpensive camera. Soon, it was being used in commercial shots, indie films and even parts of network TV shows. The Canon 5D MK II was simply a portable alternative to big, five-figure movie rigs.

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  • Did we just go back in time to care about 2009 winners? Isn’t 2011 nearly over?