Posts Tagged ‘canon’

May
13
2015

Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM: Will the new Nifty 50 trump the old one?

The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II is legendary for its price/performance ratio. Really, pretty much unbeatable -- until very recently.  Sure hope the new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM is that much better, because it now needs to be. I'm betting Canon has gotten it right.…
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May
5
2015

Canon Explains the Glass Behind Its 4K Cinema Lenses, Leaves Us Wanting More

With one of the biggest stories of the moment, since NAB 2015 at least, being Blackmagic Design’s amazing new URSA Mini, the 4.6K update to the URSA and, for that matter, the Blackmagic Micro Studio Camera 4K and the Blackmagic Micro Cinema Camera, my thoughts…
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Apr
24
2015

U.F.Oh Yeah: Great Short with BTS Highlights Canon C100 Mark II

In the end, it matters less that the C100 Mark II [B&H | Amazon] did a great job (it did). What makes U.F.Oh Yeah rock – and it does ROCK – are the people. Of course. But you know what? Kudos to Canon for its role in…
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Apr
15
2015

NAB 2015: Atomos Products Now Supported by Nikon Firmware Update for D4S, D810 & D750 DSLRs

Nikon will soon be issuing a firmware update for its D4S, D810 and D750 video-capable DSLRs to support closer, easier integration with Atomos products. It will support recorders like the Ninja Star, Ninja 2 and Ninja Blade as well as the high-end Shogun recorder/monitor.[adrotate group="6"]…
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Apr
8
2015

New Canon XF-AVC Codec to Compete with H.265?

With Canon’s announcement of its new XC10 cam, they unveil a new 4K-capable codec to go with it (and the upcoming C300 Mark II): XF-AVC. [adrotate group="6"] It’s an interesting gambit: offer a Canon-branded alternative to the new H.265 4K codec and thus deprive a…
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Apr
8
2015

Canon XC10 4K Video Cam Under $2,400 Coming in June

Part baby Cinema EOS, part Powershot G series, Canon XC10 will excite some, disappoint others. Pricing in the UK of £1,599 translates to just under $2,400, but Canon may charge even less in the US. On first blush the XC10 appears to be a mash-up…
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Apr
2
2015

‘Tales by Light’ TV series on Great Australian & US Photographers Debuts May 24

Canon Australia recently announced its partnership with the National Geographic’s television arm to deliver stories sharing the talents of some of Australia’s and the world’s best photographers. The six-episode TV series Tales by Light debuts on May 24 on the National Geographic Channel. [adrotate group="6"]…
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Apr
1
2015

World Exclusive: Canon Stuns Industry – and Itself – with Cinema EOS C5Di

We break a truly incredible story in the first installment of our annual series entitled "Orson Welles Lives!" Forget about that 4K consumer concept Canon just showed in China. Captured on an unauthorized audio recording  inside Canon HQ -- sorry, no real photos available, it's just a…
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Mar
26
2015

SHOCK! Canon surprises everyone with Canon 4k Video Concept Camera

Is this the Canon 4k video camera to kill all the others? Canon has been rumored to be working on a small 4k video cam and they’ve just shown off this ‘concept’ camera in China - leading into NAB coming up in 3 weeks. These…
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