Archive for the ‘5D’ Category

Apr
7
2015

Magic Lantern Boots Linux on Canon DSLR’s? Really?

Now we know what it feels like when someone writes something on April Fool’s Day and we can’t tell whether it’s true or not. You don’t mess with the Zohan, and you don’t mess with Magic Lantern on April 1st. We saw the post, but we…
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Mar
20
2015

Anyone still using DSLRs for video? Hell yes!

People continue to ask me if DLSR video is dead... the clear answer is hell no! Here's another example of someone who's using a Canon EOS 5D Mark III to just get the job done. [adrotate group="6"] Tim Daly (actor - imdb profile) clearly could…
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Mar
19
2015

No Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Until 2016?

It’s still early days for rumors about a Canon EOS 5D Mark IV, and it’s not really feasible to separate future specs from wish lists at this point. Still, the idea of a late 2015 announcement and 2016 availability for the next generation of the…
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Mar
18
2015

‘Treasures of Zakynthos’: A Sunlit, Azure-Skied 4K Time-lapse Treasure

It took four trips, 840 hours, 28days, 2000km of local travel, 150 time-lapse sequences, 3TB of footage, 380 hours of post-production, 100 kg of equipment, five Canon DLSRs, a collection of Samyang and Canon L lenses, and a DitoGear Evolution slider, for Polish director of photography…
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Mar
13
2015

Megapixels or Dynamic Range? If You Could Have More of Only One…

JP Danko posted a piece over at DIY Photography which prompted me to reformulate his question into something more understandable for the marketing guys at the big camera companies: which would be a more exciting upgrade for you, dear planet5D reader -- from 24mp to…
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Mar
6
2015

Trial Balloon or Baloney: Canon 5D Mk IV, Canon 5D C, Neither or Both?

These rumors are a little more vague, a little more “trial-balloon-y” than what we usually like to cover. Still, there are important points to be made, so let's make them. [adrotate group="6"] DIY Photography did a nice job of picking up a rumor from Canon…
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Mar
3
2015

Last Minute Sale: WPPI Specials

In this installment of "Whoa, Stuff on Sale," we cull items on sale from B&H like the Panasonic GH4 in honor of The Wedding and Portrait Photography Conference+Expo at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.  Call it the WPPI Specials event. [adrotate group="6"] The WPPI event…
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Mar
3
2015

BAM! Canon Drops Prices on 5D Mk III, 6D – Plus Add’l Instant $300 Savings

It's always nice when Canon drops prices.  The price for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III body drops $300 from $3,099 to $2,799; for a limited time, you can take off another $300, bringing it down to $2,499. And that’s not all... [adrotate group="6"] If you’ve…
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Feb
26
2015

Sony: Who Doesn’t Love a Turnaround Story?

Sony is dominating mirrorless sales in Japan. If you want to assume that they are going to focus on their mirrorless E- and FE-mount product lines (and you don’t want to simply take them at their word), their market share numbers in Japan represent another set of data…
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