Posts Tagged ‘canon’

Nov
15
2014

Happy 6th Birthday planet5D! A historical look at the DSLR Video Revolution

planetMitch note: This is great DSLR Video history written by Hugh - I'll have a post on Monday with more details about the planet5D history... Cue up the opening seconds of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: “It was 20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the…
Nov
12
2014

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II Announced

If anyone’s going to get a 100-400mm zoom lens like this right, it’s Canon. I think Canon makes great glass at not terribly unreasonable price points.[adrotate group="6"] Surprised? Latest proof point: their just announced 100-400mm zoom (Preorder at B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon), which while not inexpensive at…
Nov
3
2014

Another Comprehensive Camera Test. Is This One Helpful?

There are a lot of camera tests available online and it is hard to always find the cameras you want compared to the cameras you are interested in seeing.  If you are like me you are a little skeptical as to how much you can…
Oct
25
2014

Fotodiox Excell+1: Metabones Has New Competition

UPDATE: “Well, I feel sheepish.” -       Genie, in ALLADIN Sorry, guys, I got it wrong. Yes, PDN is a reputable site.  Yes, they posted on October 14th – not July -- and we picked it up just a few days later.  And yes, we wrote…
Oct
21
2014

Hot news! Canon EOS C100 Mark II – revolutionary or evolutionary?

Canon Announces Canon EOS C100 Mark II, And It’s Worth Checking Out New tilting viewfinder (with real eye cup!); properly hinged OLED LCD; Dual Pixel CMOS AF standard; built-in LUT; wireless connectivity (including remote control via your iPhone or iPad); 60p; and an upgraded DIGIC…
Oct
21
2014

4k Video Now or Later? New FREE ebook

We're all wondering whether we should be shooting 4k Video and there are a huge number of reasons both for and against shooting in 4k. So, several months ago (just as I was getting hit with kidney stones - which put me off of [adrotate…
Oct
21
2014

Review of the smallHD AC7 OLED Monitor: Big Where It Counts

A large, bright, tools-galore monitor is the first piece of gear you should look at when you decide to accessorize your Canon C100 – or any digital filmmaking camera, for that matter.  The smallHD AC7 OLED should be on your short list.[adrotate group="6"] Back in…
Oct
20
2014

New Canon CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Lens Lays Down the Gauntlet: Top This!

$78,000 CINE SERVO lens  promises to be the one to beat for sports and nature. Just to put this into perspective: the longest CINE-SERVO lens in Canon’s lineup prior to this announcement was their 17-120mm T2.95, and their longest Compact Cinema Zoom remains their CN-E30-300 T2.95-3.7L.[adrotate…
Oct
14
2014

Voigtlander Nokton Lens Review: Depth of Field Debate is Over

High image quality, shallow depth of field and smooth focus pulls are now possible from native Micro Four Thirds lenses, courtesy of the Voigtlander Nokton f/0.95 lenses. And with SLR Magic and Zhongyi Optics with its Mitakon line rapidly following suit (and both SLR Magic and Voigtlander…
Oct
13
2014

iPhone 6 Plus vs. Canon 5D Mark III? Not a Dumb Question.

What happens when you ask “How does the Canon 5D Mk III compare to an iPhone 6 Plus?” You get smarter. I’ve never met nor read any previous work by Lee Hutchinson of Ars Technica, but I already like him. How can you not like…