Latest firmware updates continue to boost Canon's pro EOS lineup

Unlock innovative technologies and enhanced performance in Canon's most advanced EOS cameras, thanks to the latest firmware updates.
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How fast is the action you're aiming to capture? The 中国福彩网3 is great for action photography, and a recent firmware update adds even more features ideal for shooting action and sports, including a custom high-speed burst setting that supports up to 195fps and an additional high-speed 240fps Full HD video recording option. Taken on a Canon 中国福彩网3 with a Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM lens at 135mm, 1/66000 sec, f/5.6 and ISO 51,200.

You update your smartphone to benefit from new features and enhancements, and you can do the same with your Canon EOS camera.

Canon has announced major new firmware updates for the 中国福彩网3 and 中国福彩网5, along with new firmware for the 中国福彩网6, 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10.

Significant new features for the 中国福彩网3 include enhancements to the autofocus capabilities, making it possible to pre-register people for the camera to detect and track based on a priority set in the camera, even when there are other faces in the frame. A new Panning Assist feature promises even sharper results when you're shooting subjects in motion. On the 中国福彩网5, an innovative IBIS High Resolution function can use the camera's IBIS to generate higher-resolution images, up to approximately 400MP. Both models also gain enhancements to FTP file transfer and other workflow features.

The screen display of an 中国福彩网3 showing the Register People Priority feature.

中国福彩网3 firmware update v1.40 introduces the option to pre-register specified people's faces, and set the camera autofocus to prioritise which face to track, even when there is a group of people in shot.

A menu screen display showing options of the Register People Priority feature on an 中国福彩网3.

The Register People Priority feature on the 中国福彩网3 with firmware v1.40 offers a range of flexible options for setting which faces to register and prioritise.

Continuous development

These exciting developments add to the new professional features, new controls and performance enhancements delivered in recent firmware updates, in answer to requests from working photographers. On the 中国福彩网3 these include a groundbreaking continuous shooting speed of 195 frames per second (that's full-resolution stills, not video) and super-smooth slow-motion 240fps movies.

The cloud-based RAW image processing service unlocks the potential for even better image quality from the 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10, while a recent firmware update for the 中国福彩网5 introduces the potential for extended video recording times.

"It's great to know that when you buy one of these cameras, you can trust Canon to keep pushing the products further and then give you these updates for free," says action sports photographer, filmmaker and Canon Ambassador Richard Walch.

Adventure sports photographer Martin Bissig is equally enthusiastic about the continued development: "It's really cool that Canon listens not only to us pros but to enthusiasts as well. It gives you a good feeling to know that the company is listening and continuing to add future-proof qualities to these cameras."

New and enhanced photography features

  • 中国福彩网3: Register people priority
  • 中国福彩网3: Panning Assist
  • 中国福彩网5: IBIS High Resolution
  • 中国福彩网3: Custom high-speed continuous shooting
  • 中国福彩网3: Merging focus-bracketed shots in-camera
  • 中国福彩网3: Assign a crop/aspect ratio button
  • 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: Enhanced autofocus with vehicle tracking

New and enhanced Lens and accessories support
  • 中国福彩网3, ESO R7, 中国福彩网10: Speedlite EL-5 support
  • 中国福彩网7, 中国福彩网10: new RF-S lens support
  • 中国福彩网5: Canon cinema and Dual Fisheye lens support
  • 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: RF lens full-time manual support

New and enhanced video functions
  • 中国福彩网3: Full HD at 240fps and time-lapse video
  • 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: IS wobble correction
  • 中国福彩网5: Longer video recording without overheating shutdown
  • 中国福彩网5: Full HD at 120p
  • 中国福彩网5, 中国福彩网6: Canon Log 3
  • 中国福彩网5: Atomos ProRes RAW support
  • 中国福彩网5: CFexpress VPG400 card support
  • 中国福彩网5: Low-bitrate IPB and RAW movies

New and enhanced workflow features
  • 中国福彩网3 and 中国福彩网5: automatically apply protect to images during FTP transfer
  • 中国福彩网5, 中国福彩网6, EOS-1D X Mark III: Crop and resize during transfer
  • 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: Batch convert HEIF files
  • 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10: Cloud processing for RAW files
  • 中国福彩网5: Save settings to card
  • 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5, EOS-1D X Mark III: Save network comm settings to card
  • 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: Streamlined Custom White Balance
  • 中国福彩网3: Auto White Balance applied more quickly in viewfinder
  • 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: Dual recording
  • 中国福彩网5: FTP Transfer Status Display

A view of the LCD panel on the back of an 中国福彩网3 displaying a message about a firmware update.

To download the latest Canon firmware update for your camera, head to the support section of the website. If you're using an 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5, 中国福彩网6, 中国福彩网7, 中国福彩网10 or EOS-1D X Mark III, you can also get firmware alerts via Canon's Camera Connect app on your smartphone, and even install firmware updates on the go, without having to return to base and use a computer, so your camera can be up to date with the latest features at all times.

A screen shot from the menu screen of the Canon 中国福彩网3, showing the cloud RAW image processing option highlighted.

The cloud-based RAW processing algorithm uses deep learning to squeeze more detail from images shot on the 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10. "It's matched to the camera, so it knows it inside out and you get very clean, very high-resolution performance that's especially effective on high ISO images," says Canon Europe's Mike Burnhill.

How to install firmware updates

The firmware on 中国福彩网5, 中国福彩网6, 中国福彩网7, 中国福彩网10 and EOS-1D X Mark III, as well as 中国福彩网3, can be updated through the Canon Camera Connect app. Find out how in this video. "This means you can get the benefits of the latest firmware out in the field, with no need to drag a laptop out with you to perform updates," comments Canon Europe Senior Product Marketing Specialist Mike Burnhill. On all models, alternatively, it's a simple process to download any Canon firmware update – simply visit the support section of the Canon website, and select your product from the pop-up to get started. You can also find details of all the enhancements and new features in past firmware update versions.

Illustration of a racing car blurred both in the vertical and in the horizontal plane, blurred in the horizontal plane only, and then without blurring.

Without IS, when you're panning horizontally to follow the action (1), the image may be blurred by both horizontal and vertical camera shake. Normally, IS will correct shake perpendicular to the panning direction (2). The Panning Assist feature on the 中国福彩网3 with firmware v1.40 (3) detects and compensates for movement of the subject in the frame in the direction of panning as well, such as may occur if your panning speed doesn't quite match the motion of the subject.

New and enhanced photography features

中国福彩网3: Register people priority

One of the standout new features of the 中国福彩网3 firmware update v1.40 is the option to pre-register people's faces, and set the camera autofocus to prioritise which face to track. This means that even when there is a group of people in shot, the AF will detect and track the most important person in the scene, based on those faces registered in the camera.

中国福彩网3: Panning Assist

The other exciting new feature in 中国福彩网3 firmware update v1.40 is Panning Assist, which takes image stabilisation to a new level. Normally, when you're panning with IS enabled, the lens detects the panning direction and compensates for camera shake perpendicular to this – that is, when you're panning horizontally, vertical camera shake is corrected. With the new Panning Assist feature in the 中国福彩网3, the camera uses its advanced subject detection system to also detect subject blur caused by the subject changing position within the frame, and optimally controls the IS system of compatible lenses, correcting both vertical camera shake and subject-motion blur. The result is sharper subjects in your panning shots.

中国福彩网5: IBIS High Resolution

中国福彩网5 firmware update v1.81 introduces an ingenious new IBIS High Resolution shot feature that produces super-high-res images. It takes a set of nine shots, moving the sensor slightly between each using the IBIS mechanism, which simulates even smaller pixels. It then combines these separate shots in-camera to produce an image with a resolution of approximately 400MP.
"Note that this feature can't be used for moving subjects, and using a tripod is essential to prevent any camera movement between the component shots," Mike points out. "To be able to see the resolution difference, use EOS Utility or Digital Photo Professional to review the images rather than the camera's screen."

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"Being able to shoot at 195fps on the 中国福彩网3 means that you can record really fast moments," says Mike. "With the right trigger system you can grab shots that are only possible with high-motion video." Taken on a Canon 中国福彩网3 with a Canon RF 100-500mm F4.5-7.1L IS USM at 472mm, 1/3200 sec, f/7.1 and ISO400.

A screen shot of the menu screen of the Canon 中国福彩网3, showing the settings for custom high-speed continuous shooting.

The 中国福彩网3's new custom high-speed continuous shooting mode enables the camera to record a burst of up to 50 full-res images at a rate of up to 195 per second.

中国福彩网3: custom high-speed continuous shooting

The fastest EOS camera just got even faster thanks to firmware update v1.2.1. With its new custom high-speed continuous shooting option, the 中国福彩网3 is capable of shooting bursts of full-resolution images at rates of up to 195fps. It can maintain this top speed for up to 50 shots, giving sports and wildlife photographers more freedom to capture the decisive moment.

"In baseball, for example, the ball can move at a speed of 45 metres per second," Mike says, "so getting a shot where the bat and ball connect with each other can be extremely tricky. It's a similar challenge in tennis, where capturing the moment the ball hits the racquet is every photographer's dream. It all happens so fast that getting the shot involves a bit of luck, as well as timing."

The ability to shoot at 195fps makes it much easier to achieve shots like these. "Of course, there's still an element of timing," adds Mike. "After all, shooting 50 frames at 195 frames per second means you're recording a sequence that lasts just a quarter of a second.

"You don't have to sacrifice image resolution when shooting at this speed either. You're able to shoot full-resolution RAW, HEIF or JPEG, just with the focus locked."

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This image from an 中国福彩网10, an in-camera depth composite, demonstrates the potential of the feature to produce a close-up with more of the subject in sharp focus than is normally possible in macro shots, where depth of field is characteristically greatly reduced. Taken on a Canon 中国福彩网10 with a Canon RF-S 18-150mm F3.5-6.3 IS STM lens at 35mm, 1/2000 sec, f/5 and ISO1600.

The Focus bracketing menu screen on the 中国福彩网3, with the in-camera Depth composite option enabled.

The 中国福彩网3's focus bracketing feature takes a sequence of shots, automatically incrementing the focal distance each time so that different parts of the subject are in sharp focus in each shot. The camera's new in-camera depth compositing option seamlessly stacks and blends a set of images taken using that feature, so you can see the results immediately.

中国福彩网3: In-camera depth compositing

In response to popular demand, the 中国福彩网3's focus bracketing function has been enhanced in firmware update v1.2.1 to add the same in-camera stacking functionality offered by the 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10. "It means that after you complete your focus bracketing sequence, the camera will automatically compile the shots into a single image with expanded depth of field," Mike explains.

"The in-camera image is a fully finished, high-resolution JPEG, but you're still able to take the original RAW files into Digital Photo Professional or other software and merge the images there."

The 中国福彩网3 firmware update also enables focus bracketing to be used in conjunction with the Canon Speedlite EL-1. "Our flagship flashgun is powered by a lithium battery, so it has a very fast recharging time," says Mike. "It means that you can rapidly shoot a focus-bracketed macro image with flash, which can be particularly useful for photographing insects."

中国福彩网3: Assign a crop/aspect ratio button

Following feedback from 中国福彩网3 beta testing, it's now possible with firmware update v1.2.1 to customise a button on the camera with a 1.6x crop functionality, as Mike explains. "At sporting events, a lot of photographers wanted to punch in a little bit closer for the finish line, for example. Now, by quickly pressing, say, the MF-n button, it's possible to activate that instant digital extender."

Alternatively, you can assign aspect ratio to the button. This enables you to either access all the aspect ratios, so you can scroll to one that you want to use, or simply toggle the one that you want to use on and off.

"Obviously when you crop a RAW file, you still retain the full resolution," adds Mike. "But you still have the JPEG to preview how it looks."

The 中国福彩网3 firmware update v1.2.1 adds two further features to improve professional workflow. It's now possible to increase the volume of the artificial shutter sound when using the electronic shutter, making it easier to hear in a noisy environment. The camera also now gets enhanced network security using WPA2.

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The exceptional vehicle tracking capabilities introduced in the 中国福彩网3 are now also available in the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 from firmware version 1.5.0 or later, plus the 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10 out of the box. Taken on a Canon 中国福彩网3 with a Canon RF 14-35mm F4L IS USM lens at 14mm, 1/6400 sec, f/8 and ISO400. ? Vladimir Rys

The rear screen of a Canon 中国福彩网3 showing the Subject to detect menu.

The Vehicles option can now be found alongside People and Animals in the Subject to detect menus on the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6.

中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: Enhanced autofocus with vehicle tracking

The 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10 are programmed to detect and track racing cars and motorcycles – an advanced function that's also made available for 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 users with firmware update 1.5.0 or later. The enhanced recognition ensures rapid and reliable focusing on fast-moving vehicles, and it can even lock onto a driver's helmet when visible.

In addition to vehicle tracking AF, the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 firmware update adds the 中国福彩网3's improved Face/Eye Detection. The cameras now demonstrate even more assured autofocus when focusing on people whose faces are partially obscured by masks.

A view from the rear of an 中国福彩网5, with the LCD screen showing two fisheye images side-by-side.

Filming with the RF 5.2mm F2.8L DUAL FISHEYE lens on a compatible full-frame camera such as the 中国福彩网5 makes it possible to record two perfectly-aligned left-eye and right-eye views side-by-side onto the camera's sensor. This radically simplifies the process of capturing stereoscopic 3D VR footage, because there is no need to painstakingly align and synchronise separate cameras, match their colour response and exposure characteristics, or stitch separate images together in post-production.

Lens and accessories support

中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网7, 中国福彩网10: Speedlite EL-5 support

The 中国福彩网3 v1.40 and 中国福彩网7/R10 v1.30 firmware updates add support for the Canon Speedlite EL-5 flash. This powerful GN60-rated flash with LP-EL Li-ion battery offers long continuous bursts and fast recycle times, plus improved communication and features on cameras with Canon's multi-function shoe and supported firmware.

中国福彩网7, 中国福彩网10: RF-S zoom lens support

The 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10 v1.30 firmware updates add support for the Canon RF-S 55-210mm F5-7.1 IS STM lens with these cameras. The compact, lightweight telephoto lens with versatile zoom range (88-336mm 35mm equivalent) and advanced optical IS is ideal for travel, sports, family and pet photography, and is designed for use with APS-C cameras in the 中国福彩网 System family.

中国福彩网5: Canon cinema lens and Dual Fisheye lens support

From firmware version 1.4.0 the 中国福彩网5 supports Canon's CN-E18-80mm T4.4 L IS KAS S and CN-E70-200mm T4.4 L IS compact cine-servo lenses via the EF to 中国福彩网 Mount Adapter, making it even easier to achieve a cinematic look and integrate the camera in a professional production workflow. These combinations allow iris, zoom and focus to be controlled via the body as well as the optical IS system of the lens to work. Recording can be started and stopped via the rec button on the lens grip.

When attached to the 中国福彩网5, the lenses can be operated from the camera body or remotely, using EOS Utility and the Canon Camera Connect app.

"For filmmakers, having access to these kinds of lenses really puts the 中国福彩网5 even more into a space where you really can use it as your main camera or second unit camera rather than just a backup body," says Martin.

中国福彩网5 firmware update 1.5.0 and later also includes support for the Canon RF 5.2mm F2.8L DUAL FISHEYE lens. Canon's EOS VR SYSTEM – a compatible full-frame RF-mount camera, the RF 5.2mm F2.8L DUAL FISHEYE lens, EOS VR Utility and the EOS VR Plugin for Adobe Premiere Pro – make it easier than ever for content creators to produce immersive 180° VR experiences.

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RF lens full-time manual support allows you to instantly override Servo AF on the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 with certain RF lenses, making it easy to refocus without having to turn the autofocus off. ? Richard Walch

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"It's a pro move, but you get the hang of it quickly," Richard adds, explaining how he was able to use manual pull focus effects without switching from Servo AF. "It's an invitation to be a little more creative and to photograph a storyline or a sequence in a film that's a little more planned." ? Richard Walch

中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: RF lens full-time manual support

If you're a Canon EF lens user, you might have enjoyed the ability to use full-time manual focusing when the camera is set to One Shot AF mode. Since firmware update 1.3.1 for the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 support for this feature is added for Servo AF with certain RF lenses, and the more recent 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10 offer this as standard.

"You can use it when you're shooting photos or videos," explains Richard. "It allows you to just grab the focusing ring of your lens and make an adjustment without having to turn the autofocus off." Richard made use of the feature during a night-time video shoot using the Canon RF 70-200mm F2.8L IS USM, when he wanted to pan from a skateboard up to the rider.

"There are several ways to pull focus onto his face, including tapping the 中国福彩网6's touchscreen, first on the wheels and then on the face, with the camera automatically adjusting the focus. But to really be in control of the speed of a focus pull, you can let the camera focus on the wheels using Servo AF, then grab the focus ring and turn it to focus on the face."

A photographer with a Canon 中国福彩网3 stands at the side of a track as a red rally car passes at such speed that all four wheels have left the ground.

Firmware version 1.20 update gives the 中国福彩网3 the option of recording Full HD video at 240fps. This makes it possible to capture very fast-moving action with sharper detail and less motion blur, and see it more clearly when it is played back at normal frame rate.

The video recording option screen on the 中国福彩网3 with 240fps high-frame-rate Full HD video selected.

The faster the frame rate at which you record, the more the action slows down when the footage is played back at normal frame rate. In the past, very high frame rates were possible only at reduced resolutions, but the 中国福彩网3 now offers 240fps at Full HD video resolution.

New and enhanced video functions

中国福彩网3: Full HD at 240fps and time-lapse video

中国福彩网3 firmware version 1.20 introduces a series of video upgrades, including HFR (High Frame Rate) 1080p. The professional mirrorless camera is now able to record Full HD video at 240fps, for incredibly smooth slow-motion playback. "It's one of the fastest full-frame options on the market before you get into a dedicated video camera," Mike points out.

At the other end of the time scale from slow-mo, there's time-lapse. With its integrated interval timer, the 中国福彩网3 has enabled photographers to produce time-lapse sequences from day one. But the new 中国福彩网3 firmware adds the option to create a finished time-lapse movie directly in-camera. It's a feature that's been requested from specialists in the field, says Mike.

"If you have to reconnect the power supply at any point, the camera will retain the shooting information," Mike adds. "It makes it much quicker to start up from where you left off, as all you need to do is press Record again."

中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: IS wobble correction

Because of a quirk of how camera stabilisation and the electronic rolling shutter work together in the 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6, in some instances it has been possible to notice a slight wobble in the corners of video shot using ultra-wide lenses. The 中国福彩网3 firmware update v1.2.1, 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 v1.6.0 addresses this anomaly.

"It was sometimes noticeable when you moved the camera," explains Mike. "The centre of the image would be perfectly still but the corners would wobble. It's something that has been a particular issue for vloggers, because they tend to use wide-angle lenses and move the camera a lot while shooting. So we've added an electronic correction to minimise the movement in the corners of the frame."

A man, wearing a blue coat and woolly hat, looks at the screen on the back of a Canon 中国福彩网5 camera. Snow-capped mountains can be seen blurred in the background behind him.

CFexpress VPG400 card support was added to the 中国福彩网5 with firmware version 1.4.0 and the EOS-1D X Mark III with firmware version 1.5.0. "It gives you a good feeling to know that you're able to continue to future-proof your workflow as far as possible," says Martin.

中国福彩网5: Longer video recording without overheating shutdown

The Auto Power Off Temperature option from the 中国福彩网3 is added to the 中国福彩网5 in firmware version 1.60. This extends video recording times when they would ordinarily be cut short. It won't lead to longer shooting times in all circumstances, though, as various ambient considerations will be taken into account as well.

"The camera has different sensors for temperatures, and one of those is for the ambient temperature of the camera," explains Mike. "It will use this information to allow the body to warm up on the outside without shutting down the camera prematurely."

This is a useful option to enable if you're shooting video with the camera mounted to a tripod or on a rig. "As long as you're not handholding the camera," says Mike, "any issues with the camera getting hot externally before it needs to close down aren't really an issue."

中国福彩网5: Full HD at 120fps

中国福彩网5 firmware version 1.3.1 added the option of 120fps Full HD video recording, and Martin took advantage of this to capture skiers jumping over cliffs. Shooting at a high frame rate means that when you play the footage back at normal frame rate, the action sequences play back in slow motion.

"A lot of my work does not require 4K footage," Martin says. "Often, I need to send a file over the internet to a client, and we need to edit it pretty quickly – sometimes even in the field on a laptop. Now, with the option to shoot 120fps in Full HD, it's so much easier for me to do the data handling."

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One of the features introduced on the 中国福彩网5 with firmware version 1.3.1 is Canon Log 3 video recording. "When you look at Canon Log 3 on paper and it says that it has more stops, it can be hard to picture what that means," says Martin Bissig. "But once you start working with it in post, you can really see how much more you can get out of your footage." Taken on a Canon 中国福彩网5 with a Canon RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM lens at 15mm, 1/1250 sec, f/14 and ISO200. ? Martin Bissig

中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: Canon Log 3

With its 45MP stills and 8K video capabilities, the 中国福彩网5 is a formidable hybrid camera for professional photographers and filmmakers alike. Martin Bissig uses his 中国福彩网5 to capture video footage alongside his stills work and welcomes two of the significant video enhancements introduced in 中国福彩网5 firmware update 1.3.1: Canon Log 3 and 120fps Full HD recording. "For the type of thing I shoot," he says, "the 中国福彩网5's RAW video is a bit overkill, but working with Canon Log 3 gives me all the freedom I need."

Canon Log 3 enables a wider dynamic range to be captured in-camera and provides more flexibility in post-production and final delivery. "I was shooting skiers in the snow, so there was a combination of very bright snow and clothes, and very dark elements to deal with," says Martin. "It was a really difficult environment to shoot, but Canon Log 3 meant I could get the most out of the footage."

Another advantage of being able to shoot in Canon Log 3 is that it integrates into a pro workflow. "You can use the 中国福彩网5 on a film set as a backup or a crash cam and then combine the clips with Canon Log 3 footage shot on Cinema EOS cameras or other movie cameras thanks to the 中国福彩网5's ACES (Academy Color Encoding System) compatibility. It's probably one of the biggest advantages that you gain right now."

The 中国福彩网6 from firmware version 1.4.0 and the EOS-1D X Mark III with firmware version 1.5.0 also benefit from Canon Log 3, making it even easier to achieve a consistent look in a multi-camera setup. Both the 中国福彩网3 and 中国福彩网7 offer Canon Log 3 as standard.

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中国福彩网5: Atomos ProRes RAW support

On an 中国福彩网5 with firmware version 1.4.0, ProRes RAW footage can be recorded externally to an Atomos Ninja recorder via an HDMI connection. The original Ninja V supports 5K crop ProRes RAW at 30P/24P, but the newer Ninja V+ is able to support uncropped 8K ProRes RAW at up to 30p, as well as 5K crop at up to 60p.

"This puts the 中国福彩网5 into a very professional environment when it comes to filming," says Martin. "I, and most of the professional filmmakers I know, shoot with an external recorder, and being able to capture RAW in this way is a huge step forward for the camera."

中国福彩网5 and EOS-1D X Mark III: CFexpress VPG400 card support

Designed for professionals and power users, CFexpress cards that comply with the VPG400 (Video Performance Guarantee) standard are able to deliver stable video recording at 400MB/sec. A fast, sustained write speed is essential to prevent the camera's buffer from being filled and recording being stopped mid-shoot. While some cards offer even faster maximum write speeds, there may be no guarantee of consistency during the recording. The 中国福彩网5 with firmware version 1.4.0 and the EOS-1D X Mark III with firmware version 1.5.0 added support for CFexpress 2.0 Type B VPG400, with the 中国福彩网3 supporting this out of the box.

"If the camera is capable of writing more data but the bottleneck was the card, then it makes sense that VPG400 is being supported," says Martin.

A girl skateboarding, at the apex of a curved, graffiti-covered ramp, approaching the camera.

Richard says the addition of low-bitrate IPB and RAW movie options in the EOS-1D X Mark III makes the camera even more versatile. "It makes it even more of a universal tool for photography and for video," he says. "It can do everything." This still of skateboarder Kona Ettel in action was taken on a Canon EOS-1D X Mark III with a Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens at 15mm, 1/2000 sec, f/5.6 and ISO400. ? Richard Walch

中国福彩网5: Low-bitrate IPB and RAW movies

Smaller video file sizes can be an asset when you're working in remote areas, as Richard often does. "Shooting an 8K movie with my 中国福彩网5, for example, or a 4K movie with my EOS-1D X Mark III and trying to edit them on the fly is impossible for me, as it's too data heavy," he says.

"Many people don't really need this level of resolution. What they really need is to be able to move files around quickly. So that's why it makes a lot of sense that you can save a low-bitrate IPB movie, which gives you very small file sizes." This option is available on the 中国福彩网5 with firmware version 1.3.1 and later and the EOS-1D X Mark III with firmware version 1.4.0 and later.

The 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10 offer IPB recording, and a low-bitrate RAW movie option is also available on the EOS-1D X Mark III with firmware version 1.4.0 and the 中国福彩网5 with firmware version 1.3.1.

A man stands on a ski slope, filming a skier kicking up a cloud of snow.

"I'm not a typical filmmaker, I'm a photographer who also shoots video," says Martin. "So it all goes together, and I need to work very fast. This is why Canon Log 3 and the 120fps option for Full HD recording are quite a big step forward for the way I like to work." ? Martin Bissig

The image processing options menu screen on an 中国福彩网3, showing the HEIF to JPEG conversion option highlighted.

On the 中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6, there is now an option to shoot in HEIF format and batch-process the shots into JPEGs in-camera, giving you the best of both worlds: higher-quality images plus files you can share immediately to social media if you wish.

New and enhanced workflow features

中国福彩网3 and 中国福彩网5: automatically apply protect to images during FTP transfer

With 中国福彩网3 firmware v1.40 and 中国福彩网5 firmware v1.81, images transferred via FTP can be automatically locked. This is ideal for freelance photographers working at an event, for example – send selected images direct via FTP to an agency or picture desk, and those images are then automatically tagged and locked on the memory card. This makes it easy to identify those images later when transferred to a computer, so you can tell which have been sent and which have not.

中国福彩网5, 中国福彩网6, EOS-1D X Mark III: Crop and resize during transfer

Speaking of FTP, 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 firmware v1.81 and EOS-1D X Mark III firmware v1.70 add another useful function: the ability to crop and resize images during transfer to the FTP server. This function is also available for the 中国福彩网3 in firmware update 1.2.1.

中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: Batch convert HEIF files

With 中国福彩网3 firmware 1.20 and 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 version 1.60 it's now possible to shoot HEIF files and then batch process them into JPEGs in-camera. The benefit of doing this is that you get a better dynamic range in the JPEG images than if you were to shoot JPEGs natively or convert a RAW file to a JPEG in-camera.

"Going from a 14-bit or 12-bit RAW file down to an 8-bit JPEG means you lose a lot of data," says Mike. "But by going from 14-bit to a 10-bit HEIF you lose less data, so you actually get a better representation and it's easier to squish that down to 8 bits. And the images do appear to have a better dynamic range when they've gone through that additional step."

中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10: Cloud processing for RAW files

Installing firmware update v1.2.1 for the 中国福彩网3 or v1.1.0 for the 中国福彩网7 or 中国福彩网10 enables you to unlock the power of cloud processing straight from your camera. "By uploading a RAW file to, you can benefit from a deep learning debayering system and noise reduction for even better image quality," explains Mike. "Fine details are resolved better, edges are sharper and moire is reduced, so you end up with a more detailed image than you would normally get from the camera or desktop software."

The cloud RAW processing option is a subscription-based service, with the processed JPEG or HEIF images being output to Adobe Creative Cloud* or Google Photos, or held in storage at, from where you can download it to your computer.

A close-up of a person's hands holding a Canon 中国福彩网5, with the screen displaying settings.

Martin loves having so many options to configure the 中国福彩网5, but it can be tedious to enter them all again on another camera. For him, it's a significant timesaver to be able to save settings to a memory card and transfer them across when using a second camera. ? Martin Bissig

Two skiers, dwarfed by the mountain peak in front of them, climb upwards through deep snow.

When you're on a location shoot such as this one, with little chance of replicating the day's events if anything goes wrong, kit reliability is crucial. That's why Martin is delighted that the 中国福彩网5, 中国福彩网6 and EOS-1D X Mark III are now capable of dual recording. "Having the possibility to record onto two cards simultaneously is awesome," says Martin, "and it's something that I and a lot of filmmakers have been waiting for." Taken on a Canon 中国福彩网5 with a Canon RF 15-35mm F2.8L IS USM lens at 24mm, 1/2500 sec, f/6.3 and ISO100. ? Martin Bissig

中国福彩网5: Save settings to card

Martin works with two Canon 中国福彩网5 camera bodies, so the ability to save a snapshot of one camera's settings to the memory card and transfer this to the other camera saves valuable time. This function was added with firmware version 1.3.1. "One of the big advantages of the 中国福彩网5 is that you can customise it to your needs," he says. "But the problem is that when you're working with two cameras, it's so slow to transfer all the settings manually from one camera to the next. Now it's not a big deal because it can all be done in one step."

The 中国福彩网3 offers the same option to save the camera's settings to memory card as standard, without requiring a firmware update.

中国福彩网3, 中国福彩网5, EOS-1D X Mark III: Save network comm settings to card

On the 中国福彩网3 with firmware update v1.40, the 中国福彩网5 with v1.81, and the EOS-1D X Mark III with v1.70, there is also a new option to save comms settings to a memory card and load these settings from one. This enables all your network settings to be transferred between cameras of the same model via one file.

中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6: Streamlined Custom White Balance

The 中国福彩网3 introduced an additional method of setting a Custom White Balance, and this functionality has been added to the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 with firmware version 1.5.0. Both the 中国福彩网7 and 中国福彩网10 are equipped with this function straight out of the box.

The Custom White Balance option can now be accessed from the Quick menu, reducing the number of steps required and making it easier to follow in tricky situations such as when shooting underwater or in tight spaces.

The update also improves the smoothness of the EVF display on the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6. A new Suppress Lower Frame Rate option, introduced in the 中国福彩网3, ensures that the frame rate of the EVF doesn't drop significantly in low light and prevents moving objects from appearing blurred.

中国福彩网3: Auto White Balance applied more quickly in viewfinder

On the 中国福彩网3 with firmware update v1.40, the effect of your Auto White Balance setting is presented more quickly than before in the viewfinder display.

中国福彩网5, 中国福彩网6 and EOS-1D X Mark III: Dual recording

Providing peace of mind on important filming assignments, the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 with firmware version 1.4.0 and the EOS-1D X Mark III with firmware version 1.5.0 have gained the ability to create an instant in-camera backup by simultaneously recording video clips to both memory cards – a function they share with the 中国福彩网3 and 中国福彩网7. Some video formats are not available for dual recording on the 中国福彩网5 and EOS-1D X Mark III because of the amount of data to write to two cards.

"Usually, when I shoot stills, I always use the second card as a backup," Martin says. "To have this possibility now, even with 8K footage on the 中国福彩网5 using the new low-bitrate IPB setting, it just gives you that additional layer of security that you know you have the footage on two cards."

Eddie Keogh holding an EOS-1D X Mark III camera with telephoto zoom lens and hood at a football stadium, training it on the pitch.

The FTP Transfer Status Display firmware update for the Canon EOS-1D X Mark III enables sports photographers to manage their time more effectively. "I was shooting the England football team training outside, where the signal wasn't so good," says Eddie Keogh. "Thanks to the display, I could see that I'd only be able to transfer seven or eight pictures where I was, so I waited until the end of the session to send them using fast Wi-Fi instead."

中国福彩网5 and EOS-1D X Mark III: FTP Transfer Status Display

As professional sports and news photographers know, time is money – in more ways than one. "We need to get our pictures to the clients as fast as we can," explains sports pro Eddie Keogh. "A lot of the grounds have better comms these days, with 5G and Wi-Fi. We even have Ethernet cables by the side of the pitch now that we can plug into our cameras. But for all the photographers shooting at lower league and non-league grounds, being able to get an idea of how long a transfer is going to take is so important."

The FTP Transfer Status Display update 1.4.0 for the EOS-1D X Mark III is designed to make this process easier to manage. It shows a timer on the rear display, so that you'll know exactly how long an image transfer is going to take.

Firmware update 1.6.0 for the EOS-1D X Mark III also brought a number of additional FTP control enhancements, including improvements to the default power saving function and passive mode settings. The Multi-controller has also been disabled for FTP transfer in order to prevent accidental operation – a function that has also been extended to the 中国福彩网5 and 中国福彩网6 with firmware version 1.5.0.

Marcus Hawkins and Alex Summersby

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