Archive for the ‘5D’ Category

Jul
23
2014

Is the Panasonic GH4 as Game Changing as Everyone Thought 3 Months Ago?

When guys like Michael Reichmann, Philip Bloom, Caleb Pike and Dave Dugdale write about either buying or switching entirely from Canon to Panasonic;  video comparisons here, here, and here offer unequivocal demonstrations of superior GH4 footage; and guys at local meetups all talk about the GH4…
Jul
22
2014

A Love Letter – and Plea – to Canon

Dear Canon: I’ve been a fanboy of yours for just about 45 years, ever since I bought my first SLR – the Canon FT/QL -- at the age of 12. Over the ensuing decades, you were my go-to company as I moved up the 35mm…
Jul
17
2014

Canon 5D Mark IV Might Feature 4K Video

The latest rumor from Canonwatch.com is hinting that the Canon 5D Mark IV might ship with the ability to shoot 4K video. The questions we should be asking are: #1- Is the rumor credible? #2- If the Canon 5D Mark IV doesn't have the ability…
Jul
17
2014

Will Canon Still be the Leader After The Next Camera Announcement?

Federer and Nadal; Gates and Jobs; Lauda and Hunt; Edison and Tesla – I’m sure you can name many other world-class champions who were made even better by their worthiest opponents (please feel free to nominate yours in the comments section below!).[adrotate group="6"] But you’d…
Jul
7
2014

Nikon D810 vs Canon 5D Mark III Comparison Video

The Nikon D810 was announced recently and we are starting to see some videos popping up online. This is a great comparison video between the new D810 and the Canon 5D Mark III. You will notice right away the the Nikon is much sharper and…
Jul
2
2014

Cool Production Design on Short Film “Helen Disconnected” + 5D Mk III

One of my favorite DP's, Julien Lasseur, sent us his latest short film. I have worked with him several times in the past so it was interesting watching his work that I had no creative input in at all. [adrotate group="6"] The web is filled…
Jun
28
2014

One Day in Boston BTS + Canon C300 + MoVI +GoPro and Weye Feye

Sure we love BTS, especially when it’s with cool gear like the Canon EOS C300, the MoVI, the GoPro, or the new Weye Feye. But the real value of this particular story is about people.[adrotate group="6"] People like Isabel Torres and Kevin Thomas, members of…
Jun
27
2014

Sony A7s Crowned New King of Low Light by DxOMark, but…

It’s all over the web now: Sony has pulled a rabbit out of its hat with the low light performance of their new A7s, sibling to the A7 and A7R. The imagery is stunning, the ISO numbers staggering.[adrotate group="6"] DxOMark confirms that the A7s has…
Jun
24
2014

Can Cliphouse save time with Magic Lantern RAW video?

Jeff Orig wrote me a couple of weeks ago about Magic Lantern RAW when he mentioned software called Cliphouse that i'd never heard of... and he suggested that he could offer an interesting guest post... And if you're looking at Magic Lantern RAW workflow and…
Jun
18
2014

Movi M5 + Canon 5D Mk iii – Boston Test

I think I'm suffering from MoVI envy. Yep.  No question about it. Our production team had to do a low angle, three shot sequence a few weeks ago which we chose to do with nothing more than image stabilized lenses, a well-balanced cage with handle,…