Posts Tagged ‘ HDSLR

Canon 5DMKIII Specs Leaked

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The New 5DMKIII

The 5DMKII was a camera that changed independent filmmaking overnight. The ability to use any lens in natural light with beautiful results with a stills camera created a flash market of video hungry shooters, and created a HDSLR market overnight. Canon had created a monster, by mistake. The video mode was just a happy accident as far as they were concerned.

Ever since the 5DMKII became popular, there has been discussion on what its next iteration, the 5DMKIII, would bring. Many have speculated about reduced moire, rolling shutter fixes as well as higher light sensitivity. According to a leak released today, the facts back up some of these claims.

Canon Rumors posted the specs for the new 5DMKII, which is supposed to be officially announced on March 2. From their post:
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Nikon D4 Release Video

The New Nikon D4 DSLR, Nikon's answer to the 5D

The D4 Cometh

A release video for the Nikon D4 shows “extreme athletes” doing what they do best. The camera seems to shine in low light, especially around the campfire shots. I am of the opinion that any camera in a professionals hands will look good, moreso if there is a post and grading pipeline involved. I feel like this Read more

Hacking the 5DMkII

canon 5DMKII hacked HDR higher bitrateIt looks like EOSHD has a hands on pre-release beta of Magic Lantern’s newest update for the 5D. The features list is sounding pretty impressive. Some highlights include:

 

  • 3x the original 38Mbit / sec throughput (if you have a fast enough CF card)
  • Leica M8 style split screen focusing aid – allowing  full view of your frame while you achieve focus
  • HDR video, for bracketing exposure/ISO

 

It appears that there will be Read more