Archive for the ‘1D X’ Category

Feb
2
2015

Canon Releases Firmware Updates for 1D X, 5D Mark III – Caution, Magic Lantern Users

Our counterparts over at ePHOTOzine have reported on Canon’s release of firmware updates for moviemaker favorite the 5D Mark III and stills professional’s much-loved 1D X. Both updates improve autofocus control in Live View mode when using wide angle lenses. [adrotate group="6"] Owners of recently…
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Jan
29
2015

Canon to Introduce Global Shutter on its DSLRs?

It’s a rumor to be taken “with lots of salt.” But it begs the question: “how important is a global shutter to you – and would it keep you in/bring you into the Canon fold?” DSLRs in general are known for it; [adrotate group="6"] the…
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Nov
15
2014

Happy 6th Birthday planet5D! A historical look at the DSLR Video Revolution

planetMitch note: This is great DSLR Video history written by Hugh - I'll have a post on Monday with more details about the planet5D history... Cue up the opening seconds of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: “It was 20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the…
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Aug
7
2014

What Would be a “Big Splash” by Canon at Photokina Next Month?

Being a gearhead – a blogging gearhead at that – is fun, fascinating and sometimes frustrating. I guess a bit like everything else.[adrotate group="6"] We love Canon; we’re exasperated by Canon. We’re enthralled with Sony and Panasonic and Blackmagic…Fuji, Nikon, Pentax… but then: hey, wait…
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Apr
21
2014

“Silent Storms” elicits incredible emotion from Northern Lights

I found this short on Saturday and just had to share it - and I also had to contact Ole C. Salomonsen, the video's creator, because I have questions about the Northern Lights - mainly because I've never been able to experience them myself, I've…
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Oct
29
2013

Canon to release Firmware Upgrades for the EOS-1D X AND EOS-1D C Digital SLR Cameras

Canon has just announced updates to the Canon EOS 1D C and the Canon EOS-1D X via firmware changes - bringing updates to existing features as well as adding new ones. This is all good! Canon says the Canon EOS-1D X updates bring: more efficient…
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Oct
21
2013

Canon Shutter Count? Get accurate shutter actuations from ShutterCount App

One of the oldest questions around the DSLR market has always been "how many shutter actuations does my camera have?" In fact, one of the most popular posts in the past was this planet5D article "Canon EOS 5D Mark II shutter count actuation utility" Well…
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Sep
12
2013

Photographing Le Tour de France

Our good friends at LensProToGo sent us this a few weeks ago and we're finally getting it published! We told you that they were publishing some great stuff on their new blog, and this is just one sample. There's more to this story and many…
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Mar
12
2013

ARRI Alexa to Sony HVR: What cameras did 2013 Sundance Filmmakers Use?

Some people (camera geeks like me) are often wanting to know what camera or lens a movie or scene was shot on... and come to find out the Indiewire folks also decided to collect that info for films shown at Sundance this year. The good…
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Nov
25
2012

Watch! Cheetah running at 1200fps in ultra-slow-mo – shot with phantom

An amazing video you have to watch! This is Tommy-T the Cheetah running at top speed and is filmed at 1200fps with a phantom camera speeding along side by the National Geographic team. There's a behind-the-scenes video as well which really puts it all into…
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