Archive for the ‘5D3’ Category

Jul
31
2014

A7s and GH4 vs. Arri Amira? Really? Dynamic Range Compared

Panasonic's GH4 is supposed to have great dynamic range, but at least in this test from our friends over at Cinema5D, the Sony A7s mops the floor with it, coming in at 14.1 stops vs. just 10.9 stops for the GH4 (and 11.8 stops for…
Jul
31
2014

GH4, A7s “Just Stomped on my 5D3 and 70D”

Dan Watson over at LearningCameras.com has done a nice video review of the GH4 and A7s. He takes a holistic view of the two and picks a winner (punch line: GH4 in a well-reasoned and reasonable argument), but here’s the even bigger punch line:[adrotate group="6"]…
Jul
30
2014

Sony A7s Rolling Shutter Compared to Competitors

The chorus is growing louder by the day: Panasonic's GH4 and Sony's A7s are redefining our expectations for DSLR's as video cameras. Beyond one's preference for low light sensitivity vs 4K, [adrotate group="6"]there are a number of other tradeoffs to consider when determining which of…
Jul
28
2014

What’s Wrong with this Tweet? Depends Upon What’s Actually True in It

For serious videographers committed to Canon DSLR’s, thank goodness for Magic Lantern. As many of you know, this free firmware addon provides many of the desperately needed video functions otherwise missing from the Canon consumer and prosumer DSLR line, from software-enabled headphone monitoring to zebras,…
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
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…