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Canon M5 detailed hands on review

Canon M5 detailed hands on review

| On 20, Apr 2017

This is the first Canon M series camera I’ve reviewed, and I’ll admit to being totally confused by Canon’s naming/numbering system. In spite of the M6 and M10, the M5 is both the most expensive and best-equipped of the M line.

Up-to-date U$ pricing of the Canon M5 at B&H
And the Canon L 24-105 I used in the review.

You will find the images on flickr, so you can check the EXIF data.

Behind the Scenes
Yes, we spend a lot of time in the Niagara Region, visiting wineries and restaurants. In this video we visit Ravine and Peller, I can recommend both. Let me know if you’ll be in the neighbourhood.

On camera scenes are recorded with a Fujifilm X-T2 with the XF 16-55 lens, and the VPB-XT2 grip. The table top and screen shots with my fingers were recorded with the Sony A6300 using the 30mmF3.5 macro lenses.

Menus were recorded using an Atomos Shogun. The scenes are edited, and may be slowed or speeded up, but not where the speed is material to understanding or appreciating the operation.

I use a Rodelink Filmmaker wireless kit for on camera audio, a Rode NT USB for narration. I edit on a 5K iMac.

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For your guidance 
The products reviewed are on loan, and returned after the review unless otherwise mentioned. I am not sponsored by any manufacturer. The Canon M5 was on loan from Canon Canada  and has been returned. Canon did not review this post, or the video prior to posting.
My relationship with Fujfilm: In exchange for assistance with their video production, Fujifilm has provided the extended loan of a Fuji X-T2, XF-16-55 and XF50-140 lenses.
I am not compensated for my reviews except through Google Adwords. The B&H links are affiliate links, I do receive a small commission – but please do not allow this to influence your purchase decision.
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