Archive for the ‘7D’ Category

Aug
19
2014

A Rundown of The Latest EOS 7D Mark II Information

Our friends over at Canon Rumors are pretty good at separating the wheat from the chaff, so it seemed appropriate to share their August 15th update on what appears to be an upcoming Canon 7D Mk II.[adrotate group="6"] Except – at the moment – there’s…
Aug
14
2014

Top 10 Things to Know About Magic Lantern Hack for Canon DSLRs

We all love ‘em: top 10 lists. Herewith, my completely biased list of the 10 most important things you need to know about Magic Lantern (though not necessarily in order). 1. Audio monitoring This was the primary reason I first tried Magic Lantern with my…
Aug
7
2014

What Would be a “Big Splash” by Canon at Photokina Next Month?

Being a gearhead – a blogging gearhead at that – is fun, fascinating and sometimes frustrating. I guess a bit like everything else.[adrotate group="6"] We love Canon; we’re exasperated by Canon. We’re enthralled with Sony and Panasonic and Blackmagic…Fuji, Nikon, Pentax… but then: hey, wait…
Aug
7
2014

LockCircle Introduces LockPort A7 and LockPort GH4

Ever get annoyed and anxious as the mini-HDMI or mini-USB port on your camera becomes looser and looser – and you just KNOW the connection is going to become unreliable sometime very soon?[adrotate group="6"] Me too. Good to know, then, that the team over at…
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…