Canon EOS C70 gets a firmware update to improve AF with cinema and RF lenses

Canon EOS C70
(Image credit: James Artaius / Digital Camera World)

Since its release in September 2020, the Canon EOS C70 has been one of the most sought-after cinema cameras around for solo filmmakers and small productions.

Now with its most recent firmware update, the Canon EOS C70 receives an improved AF-capability with professional cinema lenses; CN8×15 IAS S/E1, CN-E20-50mm T2.4 L F, CN-E45-135mm T2.4 L F which will now support Dual Pixel CMOS AF autofocus (CN8×15 IAS S/E1 only) and support for Dual Pixel Focus Guide and able being able to display the T number of the lens your using, while also supporting Peripheral Illumination Correction and Chromatic Lens Aberration Correction – key features when using high-quality glass on set.

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Sebastian Oakley
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For nearly two decades Sebastian's work has been published internationally. Originally specializing in Equestrianism, his visuals have been used by the leading names in the equestrian industry such as The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI), The Jockey Club, Horse & Hound, and many more for various advertising campaigns, books, and pre/post-event highlights.

He is a Fellow of The Royal Society of Arts, holds a Foundation Degree in Equitation Science, and is a Master of Arts in Publishing.  He is a member of Nikon NPS and has been a Nikon user since the film days using a Nikon F5 and saw the digital transition with Nikon's D series cameras and is still to this day the youngest member to be elected into BEWA, The British Equestrian Writers' Association. 

He is familiar with and shows great interest in street, medium, and large format photography with products by Leica, Phase One, Hasselblad, Alpa, and Sinar. Sebastian has also used many cinema cameras from the likes of Sony, RED, ARRI, and everything in between. He now spends his spare time using his trusted Leica M-E or Leica M2 shooting Street photography or general life as he sees it, usually in Black and White.