Archive for the ‘7D’ Category

Jul
21
2014

Getting A High-End Look with Inexpensive Gear

This is a guest post from Tim Hicks. He and I met on the chat application on the lower right of the planet5D blog that shows up only when I’m online (which is usually in the mornings USA time)… we talked for a bit about…
Apr
19
2014

Watch Beautiful Underwater Creatures in Breathtaking Macro Timelapse Video “Slow Life”

This is incredible, simply beautiful. I don't really understand the time and amount of work that went into making this, but the description says it took 9 months just to learn the focus stacking methodology... but it is amazing and I hope you give it…
Mar
13
2014

Canon C100 vs Canon 7D RAW Comparison Test

If you believe that a stills camera like the Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera would have better dynamic range than a video camera like the Canon EOS C100 Cinema EOS Camera, you're in for a surprise![adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Patrick Zadrobilek from NTown Productions…
Mar
13
2014

A Short List of Cameras Used by the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers

Curious about which cameras independent film makers are using these days? Find out in a survey of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival entries. See a complete list of cameras used by the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers in IndieWire's article "How'd They Shoot That? Here's the Cameras…
Feb
10
2014

The Red Scarlet and Schneider Xenar 3 Lenses On Set for “Impact”

It is always a (heated) question of what camera to choose. Sometimes you are limited to time and budget and you are forced to shoot with what you own. DSLRs can still get the job done, the C100 produces a great image, the FS700 can…
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…
Sep
4
2013

Incredible photos of the universe shot on a stock Canon EOS 7D by Alan Brock!

Astronomy has been something I've always been fascinated by and why not combine our gear love (in this case a stock Canon EOS 7D) and love of the stars with photography? Astrophotography can be amazingly beautiful as you can see from the images below submitted…
Sep
3
2013

Exclusive BTS! Combining Magic Lantern RAW video with timelapse on "Eye of the Beholder"

Doug Urquhart from THE UPTHINK LAB sent us another awesome project (we've published "MUST WATCH! “Mountains in Motion” – majestic vistas and passing time like you’ve never seen" and "Making a DIY Solar Camera for multi-month timelapses – Behind the scenes on “Mountains in Motion”"…
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…