Archive for the ‘5D2’ Category

Aug
1
2014

Crop Crap with Zack Arias

This is one of the most entertaining, well-done video reviews I've seen in quite a while. Count me a fan of Zack Arias. Even if I don't agree with everything he says. In a walk down memory lane, Zach schools his audience with an abbreviated…
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…
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,…
May
29
2014

EOS Inspector – The No-Nonsense Shutter Actuations Count Reader

There's a battle on in the Mac App store for Canon shutter count (actuations) utilities - a new contender has appeared EOS Inspector and it is throwing down on ShutterCount (that we posted about here)[adrotate group="6"] - and note, that post gets a lot of…
May
16
2014

Protect your Nikon D800/800E Micro HDMI and Micro USB 3.0 Camera Ports with the LockPort 800 DUAL from LockCircle

Our good friends over at LockCircle have announced this new Dual Port locking device the LockPort 800 DUAL. While it might not be "sexy" like lenses or new cameras, locking devices have become almost mandatory to many working with HDSLRs.[adrotate group="6"] New LockPort 800 Dual…