Edited and prepared by Oscar Michel, Masters in Journalism, DCU.

Latest details on CANON EOS 6D MarkII.

The 29th of June CANON has unveiled the new photographic camera:  EOS 6D Mark II, The full frame DSLR is designed for Professional photographes  and amateurs.

Successor to Canon’s EOS 6D, the EOS 6D Mark II is designed for a range of specialist photography categories, from travel to portraits. It offers huge advancements to users allowing greater shooting possibilities, additional control and flexibility to capture the moment in the most beautiful way.

The sensor has been changed into a 26.3 megapixel CMOS. The image quality has never been as good on a EOS 6D.

The exposure latitude is exceptional allowing the user to take photographs in dark and in very bright places. The ISO 40,000 also has been improved to the ISO 102,400. Shots can be perfectly well taken during the night.

The latest DIGIC 7 processor creates high quality files straight from the camera.

The 45 point AF system can be customised and allows more precise tracking.

Alongside DIGIC 7’s image processing advancements, the EOS 6D Mark II can predict the movement of a subject across the frame and respond rapidly. When combined with the 6.5 fps, the EOS 6D Mark II opens a whole new range of possibilities.

The new autofocus allows the user to lock the focus on a subject even in dark conditions. It is perfect for portraits in diminishing ambient lights.

Canon’s renowned Dual Pixel CMOS AF technology allows high performance tracking as well as smoother focusing, and shorter focusing times, for movies. These features are a great advantage for shooting macro and product photography aided by the Live View screen.

As the LCD screen is tactile, the user is now able to switch focus by taping on the screen. Tricky angles will be reachable with the EOS 6D MarkII.

Regarding the connectivity, it is now possible to connect the camera to phones or laptops using WIFI or Bluetooth. The simplicity of sharing footage will speed up users’ workflow. Pictures can even be taken by using a phone to control the camera. A built-in GPS keeps track of location, allowing the user to remember precisely where each picture/video was taken.

The EOS 6D Mark II is resistant to dust and moisture, making it ideal for on-the-go shooting offering at the same time top performances

The EOS 6D Mark II is the first camera from Canon to have both 4K time-lapse movie mode and intervalometer for more diverse movie making. Getting creative is made even easier and capturing footage in up to 4K resolution is ideal for shooting star-scapes in brilliant detail. The built-in intervalometer gives users maximum possibilities when editing their time-lapse movies.


The CANON EOS 6D MarkII is available in Ireland since the 29th of June.

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