Archive for the ‘5D3’ 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
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
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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Feb
24
2015

Canon 5D3 Firmware Downgrade IS Possible

Thanks to eagle-eyed planet5D reader Hallur for pointing us to the Magic Lantern forum post – and accompanying video – showing how a Canon 5D Mk III firmware downgrade can be done so that ML will still work. As we posted a couple of weeks ago,…
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Feb
13
2015

All You Need is Skill: Magic Lantern RAW + Canon 5D3, Even Now

DP and planet5D reader Chad Bonanno shoots Tempest Freerunning Athlete and 2014 Taurus World Stunt Award Winner Luci Romberg with the now-classic Magic Lantern RAW/Canon 5D Mk III combo – with stunning results. Chalk it up to the skill of the athlete; [adrotate group="6"]cameraman; editor;…
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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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