Posts Tagged ‘sensor’

Feb
28
2014

Is Dual Pixel Autofocus coming to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III?

Dual Pixel Autofocus which was originally launched this past July 2013 when the Canon EOS 70D was announced, was recently added as an "upgrade" to the Canon EOS C300 and the Canon EOS C100, so can it be added to the Canon EOS 5D Mark…
Feb
9
2014

Panasonic GH4 4k footage looks fantastic

Just found the first Panasonic GH4 4k footage I've seen on the web and it looks very awesome indeed. It looks great in 4k thanks to youtube as well. (There's been quite a bit of chatter in the forums about the new Panasonic GH4) Here's…
Nov
18
2013

Another Canon 5D Mark III sensor burned by a laser – beware!

This was sent in over the weekend... another Canon EOS 5D Mark III sensor damaged by those pesky lasers! Comments: Hello, my name is Raphaël and i live in Belgium. Sorry for my english. A lazer show burned my 5d Mark III last week. See…
Nov
6
2013

Canon adds Dual Pixel AF to the Canon EOS C100!

This is quite the shocker if you ask me... Canon is now offering an upgrade on the Canon EOS C100 - adding their Dual Pixel Autofocus (AF) to their cinema camera allowing for some continuous autofocusing while shooting video. I don't think I can recall…
Oct
23
2013

First Footage from the Digital Bolex D16 After Final Sensor Calibration

With so many new video camera announcements, can Elle and Joe at Digital Bolex cut through the noise? This post over at Digital Bolex gives a glimpse of what may make this new cam one-of-a-kind. These first few frame grabs and a short test with…
Oct
16
2013

First Thoughts: the brand new Sony Alpha 7 and 7R Full-Frame Mirrorless System

 A few years ago Sony changed the game when they introduced the first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor. Today via B&H, Sony announces the A7 and A7r, the world’s first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with a full-frame sensor. From this B&H…
Jul
16
2013

Refresher: Lasers can damage your camera’s sensor – watch RED EPIC bite the dust

We've warned you before, but this is serious enough that I feel a reminder is necessary - Lasers can DESTROY your camera's sensor! We've got some new samples - including the destruction of a RED EPIC (and I talked to someone in chat who had…
Jul
1
2013

Canon’s EOS 70D – revolutionary Dual Pixel CMOS AF and landmark ISO for APS-C cameras

Canon has just added the Canon EOS 70D to the APS-C crop sensor line up. It looks to be very capable mid-range DSLR. They've added the WiFi that was introduced in the Canon EOS 6D, but did not include the GPS that was added to…
Jun
19
2013

Modular Camera Concept Allows Sensor Switching

Ever since the day that the guys from RED showed me the RED for the first time, I thought that the modular camera body concept was brilliant. We still see bits and pieces of that across the camera industry, but it is yet to become…
Apr
29
2013

DxOMark discovers Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs. Nikon D800 not so far apart after all!

In an interesting turn, the DxO team looked at both the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Nikon D800 cameras - and many have seen the report on the Nikon D800 saying it was about the best sensor on the market... well, it turns out…