Posts Tagged ‘nikon’

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
7
2014

Nikon D810 vs Canon 5D Mark III Comparison Video

The Nikon D810 was announced recently and we are starting to see some videos popping up online. This is a great comparison video between the new D810 and the Canon 5D Mark III. You will notice right away the the Nikon is much sharper and…
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

Brave Man Captures Breathtaking Shots of World’s Biggest Waves

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
16
2014

King Solomon – Shot with RED Scarlet + Nikon D800

We are always looking at videos online. This one I think is worth the watch. It is a little over 2 minutes and mixes RED footage with the Nikon D800.[adrotate group="6"] It isn't the image I think that makes this stand out but rather the…
Apr
24
2014

Upgrade to Nikon’s Bit Rate Released by Nikon Hacker

Of course, we're all excited about the progress of Magic Lantern over on Canon cameras, but what about our friends who are shooting Nikon? Nikon Hacker is showing how it has increased the bit rate.[adrotate group="6"] Nikon Hacker Ups the Bit Rate for Nikon Cameras…
Apr
17
2014

Circular Fisheye lens from Lensbaby Now Available

I've always been fascinated by what LensBaby is doing (I even interviewed them several years ago on the podcast) and this entry into the 'fisheye' world looks interesting.[adrotate group="6"] Lensbaby Launches a 5.8mm 185° Circular Fisheye Lens for Creative Photography Lensbaby, makers of creative effects…
Mar
7
2014

New Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Challenges Zeiss OTUS for Supremacy

We here at planet5D have been really impressed with the Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 ZF.2 lens. In fact we've posted about it three times (here, here, and here). Well, there's a new kid on the block[adrotate group="6"] - the the new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art lens.…