Canon video firmware update for 5D MkII

Canon announced today it will release a firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark II allowing users to manually control exposure when shooting video. The new firmware will be available for download from 2 June 2009 on Canon Europe’s support web site.

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Canon adds raw format to SX1 IS compact

Canon has announced a firmware update for the PowerShot SX1 IS – the first Canon digital compact camera to feature Full HD 1080i movie recording and fast 4fps JPEG continuous shooting – that allows users to capture images in RAW format.

Owners will be able to download a free copy of Canon’s Digital Photo Professional software updated to handle the SX1 IS files.

The firmware will be available for download from mid-March. PowerShot SX1 IS owners should check http://web.canon.jp/imaging/BeBit-e.html for information and availability. Digital Photo Professional will be also available to download from the BeBit website.

Nikon D300 firmware update

Nikon UK is pleased to announce a firmware update for the D300, taking it to v1.10. Please visit the links below for more detail about how to upgrade existing firmware and information about the improvements it can offer:

D300 Firmware Update v1.10
Windows – http://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/nikoneurope_en.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=25962&p
Mac – http://nikoneurope-en.custhelp.com/cgi-bin/nikoneurope_en.cfg/php/enduser/std_adp.php?p_faqid=25961&p

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