Archive for the ‘C500’ Category

Sep
16
2014

AJA CION: What Might a 4K, PL Mount Camera Look Like if Apple Did It?

Gorgeous industrial design meets straightforward, cherry-picked feature set in the new AJA CION camera. We haven’t yet seen it in the flesh – it isn’t even shipping– so what we don’t know about the CION is staggering compared to what we do know.   Even so,…
Aug
29
2014

Shane Hurlburt Advises “Go Backwards to Leap Forwards” with Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Ace cinematographer Shane Hurlburt’s recent article titled “Blackmagic Cinema Camera: The Perfect Training Ground for Cinematographers” really struck a chord. I cannot recommend it too highly. In effect he is advising that we emulate the means and methods of Super 16mm analog filmmaking in order…
May
21
2014

Shane Hurlbut, ASC on Embracing Digital Cinema and the Canon EOS C500

One of our favorite Directors of Photography has to be Shane Hurlbut as he shares so much of what he learns with the community.. and this article is a great example of that... [adrotate group="6"] I apologize because I didn't get this post ready until…
Apr
10
2014

Canon Product Review- NAB 2014 from Adorama

Michael Artsis and I are doing the Daily Wrap-up show in the Teradek booth, but he’s also doing insane amount of work at NAB doing interviews with market leaders talking about their new products and we’re happy to be able to share these as well…
Mar
20
2014

Canon Professional Services Now Supports All Cinema EOS products

A new Cinema level in Canon Professional Services! Canon really stepping up in the cinema business. However, be prepared for sticker shock as it is $1000 a year… probably seems like a lot for those of us who are shooting films with our Canon EOS…
Mar
12
2014

Canon Firmware Updates for Cinema EOS and XF Professional Camcorder Line

The Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camcorder, the middle child of the Canon Cinema line, gets some love in the form of an optional firmware update that, for a $500 fee and a trip to an authorized Canon service center, enables dual pixel autofocus. [adrotate group="6"]…
Dec
24
2013

Real-World Comparison Test by Shane Hurlbut – Arri Alexa vs. Canon C500

We love Shane Hurlbut not only because he's a great guy, but also because he takes the time to share the extensive knowledge he's gained from working as an accomplished Director of Photography. Here Shane's sharing camera comparisons he made during pre-production camera testing for…
Nov
26
2013

Red Epic vs. Canon C500 – 6 Rounds of Comparison Tests

When Shane Hurlbut tests cameras he doesn't mess around. His conclusions from this head-to-head shootout between two heavyweights, the Red Epic and the Canon C500 may surprise you. Check out the full article Red Epic vs. Canon C500 for the type of in-depth comparison he…
Nov
18
2013

Fascinating Insights into the Future of Canon Cinema EOS from Global Product Manager Yoshinari Onda

At Inter BEE 2013, Japan's domestic broadcast convention, Dan Chung of News Shooter sat down with the man responsible for Canon's popular Cinema EOS line of video cameras - Global Product Manager Yoshinari Onda. There are some significant takeaways from this interview... read on! The…
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…