Archive for the ‘Nikon’ Category

Sep
12
2014

New Nikon D750 Another Nail in Canon’s Coffin?

The new Nikon D750 begs the question once again about its arch rival: What is Canon thinking? It’s one kind of anticipation when waiting to see the newest Apple iPhone – excitement. It’s a very different kind of anticipation when waiting for Canon’s new DSLRs…
Sep
12
2014

How to Shim your Nikon to Canon Lens Adapters and Help Track Focus

Everyone is always asking for more information on lenses they should buy for their cameras. The common debate is between Canon vs Nikon glass because those two are the largest in the industry.[adrotate group="6"] However, there are times where it is nice to have both.…
Aug
25
2014

Surveys Says: Canon C300 Most Popular Camera Among Working Pros in UK

Canon C300 takes top honors, but Sony's F5/55 garners attention. Thanks to our friends over at Cinescopophilia for alerting us to the 2014 Televisual Production Technology Survey. Televisual questioned 100 executives at “leading TV, film, commercials and corporate production companies in the UK” to determine…
Aug
22
2014

North Korea Revealed in Engaging Time Lapse “Enter Pyongyang” Shot on Nikon

Filmmaker and planet5D reader Rob Whitworth visits North Korea, and with stunning access to its capital city, Pyongyang, creates engaging Nikon time lapse and we've got some exclusive behind-the-scenes info! If you’re like me (and after reading what’s next you may hope you are not), 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…
Aug
1
2014

Crop Crap with Zack Arias

This is one of the most entertaining, well-done video reviews I've seen in quite a while. Count me a fan of Zack Arias. Even if I don't agree with everything he says. In a walk down memory lane, Zach schools his audience with an abbreviated…
Jul
24
2014

Canon Sensors with 14 Stops of Dynamic Range, Just Like Sony and Nikon? Well, Yes But…

Yeah, caught my attention, too. But this IS the take-away of Wojciech Toman upon testing Magic Lantern’s (yes, of course – why didn’t I think they were the answer immediately?) Dual ISO functionality.[adrotate group="6"] So: 14 stops of dyamic range from what are really 11…
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

Will Canon Still be the Leader After The Next Camera Announcement?

Federer and Nadal; Gates and Jobs; Lauda and Hunt; Edison and Tesla – I’m sure you can name many other world-class champions who were made even better by their worthiest opponents (please feel free to nominate yours in the comments section below!).[adrotate group="6"] But you’d…