Archive for the ‘60D’ Category

Mar
12
2014

Comparing Canon 50D and 60D RAW Unlocked by Magic Lantern

So, which of these two Canon APS-C cameras captures the better quality video? First off, the Canon EOS 50D was never designed to shoot video, but with Magic Lantern software, it becomes a very low cost video camera - the addition of high bitrate and…
Oct
30
2013

Blonde Ambition : Magic Lantern RAW vs h.264 video for Canon EOS 5D Mark III

QUESTION: Is the resolution, color space and dynamic range of Magic Lantern's RAW video that much better than h.264? Judge for yourself. Here's a side by side test we did - a blonde with extremely fine, almost white hair in a black silk robe. [adrotate…
Oct
21
2013

Canon Shutter Count? Get accurate shutter actuations from ShutterCount App

One of the oldest questions around the DSLR market has always been "how many shutter actuations does my camera have?" In fact, one of the most popular posts in the past was this planet5D article "Canon EOS 5D Mark II shutter count actuation utility" Well…
Aug
13
2013

HDSLR training at 1/4 th the price at the California Photo Festival

If Mitch found out they were selling new Canon lenses for 75% off you'd expect him to tell you about it. Well, pro training in digital filmmaking is being offered at 75% off it's normal price if you took our Cine Boot Camps. [adrotate group="6"]…
Aug
12
2013

The gloves come off…

In the last year, I've said goodbye to my older brother and my mom. I was impressed by their care providers in Oklahoma, my home state. Now I learn that not all elders are treated properly. So we're tasking the filmmaker graduates of our Cine…
Jul
16
2013

Refresher: Lasers can damage your camera’s sensor – watch RED EPIC bite the dust

We've warned you before, but this is serious enough that I feel a reminder is necessary - Lasers can DESTROY your camera's sensor! We've got some new samples - including the destruction of a RED EPIC (and I talked to someone in chat who had…
Jun
28
2013

canonrumors reports new Canon EOS 70D is due next week

canonrumors.com is reporting that next week will show us a new Canon EOS 70D! Below are the specs. See more of my thoughts in the comments (on the planet5D forums) [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Canon EOS 70D specs New Sensor! Below is the spec list…
Jun
11
2013

Student creates live monitoring tool for Magic Lantern HDR video

Now this is pretty cool! The folks over at Magic Lantern have created HDR video (which is been there for quite a while actually inside their firmware hack). Magic Lantern figured out a way to alternate the ISOs in between frames to create the HDR…
Jun
6
2013

Largest collection of Magic Lantern RAW HDSLR video – part IV

Yes, the interest is continuing to swell over the Magic Lantern RAW video feature and we're still finding amazing videos to share - so here's episode 4! We've got a new Magic Lantern forum section - check it out and comment away and be entered…
May
28
2013

Largest collection of Magic Lantern RAW HDSLR video – part III

Some very cool samples in this batch - this is part III of the Largest collection of Magic Lantern RAW DSLR videos on the planet. Interesting in this batch -- the use of Twixtor as well as a couple of videos with the "zoom" feature…