Posts Tagged ‘canon’

Jul
28
2014

Even Canon Uses Magic Lantern…

For serious videographers committed to Canon DSLR’s, thank goodness for Magic Lantern. As many of you know, this free firmware addon provides many of the desperately needed video functions otherwise missing from the Canon consumer and prosumer DSLR line, from software-enabled headphone monitoring to zebras,…
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…
Jul
6
2014

Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.0 Much Improved, Ready for Free Download

Raw processing software, like cameras and computers, is subject to personal tastes and strong demands on their technical capabilities. Taste and technicalities play a role when choosing the raw processing software we settle on and that choice is not necessarily the one that came in…
Jul
5
2014

18 Canon EOS C300 + Canon Lenses Used to Shoot “The Short Game” A Documentary on Junior Golf Championship

You don’t hear about projects like this every day. A documentary that used 18 Canon EOS C300’s. You read that correct- 18!. This shows you that sometimes you need to rent the equipment as opposed to always owning. What I find interesting about this particular…
Jun
30
2014

An Interesting Look at the Future of Photography

Here is an interesting read about the future of photography (and video to some degree). We can never know the future, but this article has some interesting thoughts on the state of the industry and what the leading manufacturers are working on.[adrotate group="6"] I think…
Jun
23
2014

Amazing Shots Captured by Daredevil Surf Photographer

Clark Little grew up in Hawaii. As a kid, he and his brother body-surfed in Waimea Bay – until he decided to get a board and try surfing. “I just got this killer vibe and feeling.” Fast forward to eight years ago, when, Little says,…
Jun
11
2014

Fake Chuck Westfall Finally Revealed! It’s not me…

I've always had some affection for Fake Chuck Westfall, but it became more important to me when I met the real Chuck Westfall in 2010... it just became more personal for me. I love sitting down with the real Chuck and having a conversation about…
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…