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Tag: Canon 5D Mark II

Adding Canon Picture Styles to 5D MKII, 7D & Other Canon Cameras:

Adding Canon Picture Styles to 5D MKII, 7D & Other Canon Cameras:

Following up on The VW 158 Custom Picture Style Collection Picture Profile Post some have asked for instructions on how to install the Picture Styles Picture Profiles or CPS. So we thought we would help out those that are a little lost putting the Picture Styles Picture Profiles onto their cameras. All information set out […]

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Download The VW Updated 154 Canon DSLR Picture Styles Picture Profiles:

Download The VW Updated 154 Canon DSLR Picture Styles Picture Profiles:

Once again we have updated our collection of Vision Wrangler or VW Canon Picture Styles / Picture Profiles that we have picked up from around the internet to 154. As always this is not a complete Picture Style collection by any means but just a huge chunk of the 154 styles we like to use […]

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Mixed Format Cameras for a Levi’s Ad Now is our time by Vilhs:

Mixed Format Cameras for a Levi’s Ad Now is our time by Vilhs:

New Levi’s ad “Now is Our Time” shot in Berlin from street artist Vilhs. Filming of the Levi’s graffiti performance art was done with Phantom Flex, Red MX, Canon 5D MKII’s & 7D cameras using Zeiss Ultra Prime lenses. This is a brilliant mixing of camera makes and formats to reveal the performance artwork, and […]

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Bikini Babes & a Sony F3 set to a Canon 5D Profile, Yikes:

Bikini Babes & a Sony F3 set to a Canon 5D Profile, Yikes:

Run a critical eye over this video and see if you can spot the settings of the Sony F3 camera because apparently it is set to a Canon 5D Profile. You may have to watch the BTS a few times to confirm that statement or indeed disprove it. Enjoy… Oh before you run out of […]

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Canon EOS 1D X DSLR Camera With Dual DiG!C 5+ Imaging Processors:

Canon EOS 1D X DSLR Camera With Dual DiG!C 5+ Imaging Processors:

The new Flagship full frame sensor Canon EOS 1D X DSLR camera with Dual DiG!C 5+ image processors and full High Definition movie recording should go on sale for around $6800 and be available sometime in March 2012. Unlike previous CMOS sensors found in other EOS DSLRs, the sensor in the EOS-1D X has been […]

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Amazing Downhill Trike Racing Shot on DSLR Cameras:

Amazing Downhill Trike Racing Shot on DSLR Cameras:

Well from those mad bad and glad it’s not me guys that gave us the Human Slingshot video we now have downhill Trike Racing. Great vision, with some behind the scenes shots showing the cameras and rigs used to film this crazy scary footage. Gear Used: Canon 5D Mark II Canon T3i Lenses used: Canon […]

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Was EPIC Changed to CINEMA & Now a $19 Canon Picture Style:

Was EPIC Changed to CINEMA & Now a $19 Canon Picture Style:

So the EPIC CINEMA Canon Picture Style has been released and is available as a payed for download at $19. If you like the test shots then do the research to work out if you love it enough to purchase it. Vimeo comments have been in the positive column so far. Features: – Best perceived […]

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New Vision of CINEMA Picture Style for Canon Cameras: Release Days Away:

New Vision of CINEMA Picture Style for Canon Cameras: Release Days Away:

Thanks to John Hope we now get to see the second test video vision of the new CINEMA Picture Style shot with a Canon 5D MKII and a Russian Praktica lens. We first shared and talked about the exciting Canon Picture Style here. The new CINEMA Picture Profile is only days away from being released […]

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CINEMA Picture Style for Canon Cameras Coming Soon:

CINEMA Picture Style for Canon Cameras Coming Soon:

UPDATE: RED has sent a cease and desist to the makers of the new Canon EOS Camera Picture Style claiming rights to the use of EPIC, so mark that in your diary, MySpace page, chalkboard, or wherever that the new epic picture style is CINEMA. The new EPIC CINEMA Picture Style for Canon cameras will […]

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Celadore – Kinks in Armour – Directed by Sean Rodrigo

Celadore – Kinks in Armour – Directed by Sean Rodrigo

A music video project for Melbourne based indy trio Celadore. Directed by Sean Rodrigo. After a few brainstorming sessions we came up with the idea of doing a ‘Wedding Singer’ inspired clip, with the band overseeing a nightmare of a wedding reception. The opening best man speech was constructed from a online list of ‘Things […]

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FS100, 5D MKII, & AF100 Low Light Comparison Test:

FS100, 5D MKII, & AF100 Low Light Comparison Test:

Magnanimous Media don’t need no sticking big budget, or cast of somebodies and an endless Tweet Stream of look how good we are please visit or page and clickthrough for a purchase. No, instead Magnanimous Media simply just do these great Camera Comparison Tests because they can. Here we see their latest video comparing the […]

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5D MKII, 7D, 550D, 60D Battery Grips With Built In Intervalometer:

5D MKII, 7D, 550D, 60D Battery Grips With Built In Intervalometer:

The Polaroid battery grip allows you to seamlessly interface with your camera to provide full control of all key features from shutter release to scene select (depending on camera model). The Polaroid battery grip combines a backlit LCD display and a IR remote + interferometer. The Canon 5D MKII, 7D, 550D / T2i, and 60D […]

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Captain America: Action Shots Captured With Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Captain America: Action Shots Captured With Canon EOS 5D Mark II

“Captain America: The First Avenger” Action Shots Captured With Canon EOS 5D Mark II Digital SLR Cameras Full 1080P HD Capture, 24p Frame Rate and Canon EF Lenses Provide Compatibility and Creative Options for Movie Production Canon announced today that the highly anticipated feature film, “Captain America: The First Avenger”, used Canon EOS 5D Mark […]

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How to add Canon Picture Styles to 5D MKII, 7D & Other Canon Cameras:

How to add Canon Picture Styles to 5D MKII, 7D & Other Canon Cameras:

Following up on the VW 123 Custom Picture Style Collection Post some have asked how to install the Picture Styles. So we thought we would help out those that are a little lost putting the Picture Styles onto their cameras. All information set out here is gleaned from Canon websites on how to add Custom […]

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Download The VW Updated 123 Canon DSLR Picture Styles, Picture Profiles:

Download The VW Updated 123 Canon DSLR Picture Styles, Picture Profiles:

Please make sure you get the updated 154 VW Canon DSLR Picture Styles / Picture Profiles. Be sure to download and please Tweet for others to come get it as well. Cheers. We have updated our collection of Canon Picture Styles that we have picked up from around the Web. This is not a complete […]

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VF Prime – LCD Viewfinder Review:

VF Prime – LCD Viewfinder Review:

Now for only $119 you can get a DSLR loupe that looks like another well known VF out there. We talked about the VF Prime LCD Viewfinder back in December but it was $202 back then. Snap one up if you like from this link if you like; we make no money off eBay links. […]

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Jamie Oliver’s 30-Minute Meals Post Production Workflow: RED 5D Avid:

Nice quick but useful interview shot at BVE 2011 about the workflow of Jamie Oliver’s 30-Minute Meals TV show using RED + 5D and Avid. Learn more about editing RED with Avid. Complete RED projects faster than ever and maintain the highest quality from start to finish with editing and finishing solutions from Avid.

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Recharge Your Canon DSLR Batteries Out In The Field With Powertraveller Cameranut:

Recharge Your Canon DSLR Batteries Out In The Field With Powertraveller Cameranut:

So you are on assignment out in the middle of nowhere with your Canon DSLR and you are running low on battery juice, but the nearest mains power supply is miles away to help you recharge those much needed fresh batteries. What do you do? Miss the shot? Nah if you have the Powertraveller Cameranut […]

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DSLR USB Follow Focus Controller:

DSLR USB Follow Focus Controller:

Cinema5D has some dam good forum posts that are worth dropping in on. Take this one a USB DSLR Follow Focus post on Cinema5D from Slippers. The Follow Focus unit is battery powered and does not require connection to a PC, nor does it use the Canon SDK. Well it sounds so crazy it may […]

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From Swedish Chameleon More Rigs: Unboxing SC Large V2:

From Swedish Chameleon More Rigs: Unboxing SC Large V2:

Swedish Chameleon the mob that gave you that funky alien looking DSLR rig now have more product shots of rigs and gear parts up on their page. Currently you can not buy Swedish Chameleon gear online however if you live in Sweden you can get their rigs from 3 stores Scandinavian Photo Lindqvist Radio TV […]

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5D MKII Up To 74 MBps h.264 Tests & 2.0.8 Beta Firmware from Magic Lantern:

Great news from Trammell Hudson from Magic Lantern about the recording rate of the Canon 5D MKII camera with tests achieving 66 MBps fairly stable and bursts of 74 MBps at 24p. If lifting the recording bit rate goes the way of the Panasonic GH1 camera we might see real changes within weeks, hopefully days. […]

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Breakdancing To Classical Music Shot with Canon 7D & 5D MKII:

Some fine breakdancing that was shot with a Canon 5D MKII camera for the normal speed stuff and a Canon 7D for the cool slomo stuff. Glass that popped on the front of those Canon DSLR cameras was a 16-35mm Canon f/2.8 L series lens. Shot with the ISO set between 640-1000. Throw in some […]

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Cambo DSLR Viewfinders:

Cambo DSLR Viewfinders:

Cambo manufactures of professional photography, video and broadcasting products that are designed and manufactured in the Netherlands have some pretty cool gear and add to that list their viewfinders for DSLR cameras. Cambo viewfinders come in four flavours: the CS-30, CS-32, CS-33, and the CS-34. Expect a 3x magnification loupe for this style of viewfinder. […]

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Morocco & Spain 1,000 miles 2 weeks 4,000 photo in 2 minutes:

Holiday slide nights at Mikes place would never be boring especially if the photos are driven home at 140 bpm. That’s right 4,000 photo in 2 minutes with 1,000 miles covered in 2 weeks all shot on a Canon 5D MKII. Morocco & Spain from Mike Matas on Vimeo. Check out the stills slowed down […]

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Jag35 DSLR Quick Release Stand:

Jag35 DSLR Quick Release Stand:

The guys over at Jag35 work their arse off pumping out gear to the camera market. The two tone crew have now released a Jag35 Quick Release Stand for Industry standard 15mm rods to DSLR cameras and their rigs. More of that Black and Orange goodness that they are becoming famous for. Jag35.com Just released […]

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Canon New EF Lens will be available in March 2011 + Prices:

Canon have just released details of their new lens line up for 2011. Canon EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM lens With its unique focal length range, the EF 8-15mm f/4L USM is the world’s widest fisheye zoom lens. It delivers 180˚ diagonal angle of view images for all EOS SLR cameras with imaging formats ranging […]

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Handy FILMTOOLS Base.X Rigs:

Handy FILMTOOLS Base.X Rigs:

Handy FILMTOOLS have a new double shoulder support rig plus more with the release of their Base.X range of camera accessories. Constructed of aluminium and plastic Base.X rigs are lightweight and sturdy. Available from the Handy FILMTOOLS website you can get the Base.X as a bundle and as Base.X parts. The guys have bundles for […]

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Habbycam 5D/7D DSLR Cage:

Habbycam 5D/7D DSLR Cage:

Habbycam have brought out a DSLR Cage for 5D and 7D camera shooters. You will be looking at forking out $469 for the cage. The Habbycam Cage is designed to work with the Canon 5D Mark II and Canon 7D DSLRs. The Habbycam Cage allows the digital filmmaker to mount Monitors, Wireless Microphones and any […]

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MOVIEtube PR Production DSLR Rig and Zeiss CP.2 Glass:

The MOVIEtube PR Production DSLR Rig has a View Finder normally found on 2/3″ ENG and EFG cameras. You can also expect a break out box, power out, and it can take either 15mm or 19mm rods for support. Check out the sweet Zeiss CP.2 glass up front of this high end DSLR Shoulder Rig. […]

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How Deep is Your DOF?:

Australian all round top guy and Snapper Shooter Combo King Glen Ryan @PolvoPolvo has put together a neat little video to show us all what the Panasonic 4/3″ Sensor looks like up against the Full Frame Canon 5D MKII and the APS-C 7D cameras. How Deep is Your DOF? from Glen Ryan on Vimeo. This […]

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Shane Hurlbut Talks DSLR : Green Filming, ISO, Picture Styles & Dark Energy:

Shane Hurlbut ASC talks about DSLR shooting with Dailey Pike. Shane talks about the genesis of HDSLR, shooting green, ISO range, Picture Styles and Cinnafilm Dark Energy. Citizen Shane – Interview With Shane Hurlbut from Dailey Pike on Vimeo. See Dailey Pike for more. Want more Shane then go to his Blog Get more here […]

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DSLR footage in Premiere Pro CS5:

Nice quick how to video on how to drop vision straight to timeline and edit tutorial for DSLR to CS5. Karl Soule shows new features in Premiere Pro CS5 that are designed to make working with high definition footage shot with a DSLR easy and efficient. For more DSLR how to videos try Adobe TV

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CPM Filmtools Bulldog and Sidewinder HDSLR Rig Review from NextWaveDV:

The guys from NextWaveDV have done a review of the Sidewinder and Bulldog rigs from CPM Filmtools for HDSLR shooters. Check out the guys at NextWaveDV for more. See CPM Film Tools for some cool camera gear.

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Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig & Cage Close Ups:

Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig & Cage Close Ups:

Some close up shots of the Shootblue DSLR Shoulder Rig and Cage Combo in the making. Looking good looking tight. Test unit is getting some hire action out of Shootblue HQ but ready soon for all to see and use on the Canon 1D Mark IV and 5D MKII and 7D support coming soon. See […]

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Panasonic AG-AF100 Mixed With Canon 5D MKII Footage:

Filippo Chiesa understands the value, understands the gift of having a preproduction camera and using that opportunity to push the unit to see what it can do in a real world filming environment just like the guys from Crews.TV. Some guys need to see charts shot so they can pixel peep. Other guys need to […]

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Audio Tracks Are Always Just As Important As Vision:

The short film by Henrik Hansen on Shinya Kimura @ Chabott Engineering shot on Canon 5D MKII and 7D cameras is a breath of fresh air. Great story, great character, well produced, well shot, well planned out, and well edited. The post production is as good as the preproduction on this story. There is of […]

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VFGadgets DSLR Gear:

VFGadgets DSLR Gear:

Canadian company VFGadgets have a nice range of DSLR camera support gear that is worth taking a look at. Now take a deep breath because saying anything DSLR is like saying the word wedding as the dollars are multiplied. The VFGadgets DSLR SA Kit-A will set you back $995 and their DSLR SwissCage Kit A […]

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Swedish Chameleon DSLR Rigs

Swedish Chameleon DSLR Rigs

Rig designer and inventor of Swedish Chameleon Guffe Funck shows that you don’t have to resort to cheap knock off designs to push through for a great looking DSLR Rig. Swedish Chameleon’s are available as kits or parts. In Kit form SC:Large Version 1 of the Swedish Chameleon will set you back around US$1988. In […]

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Zunow PL Mount Update News: Which Glass Works + More

Zunow PL Mount Update News: Which Glass Works + More

Received updated information about the Zunow DSLR PL Mount. The Zunow PL-Mount supports lenses with a maximum mount length of 24mm. This because of the optical glass inside the PL-Mount. You can also use the Optical Element inside the Zunow PL Mount to control Back Focus. Zunow are currently compiling a list of Cinematic lenses […]

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New Canon DSLR PL-Mount: No Body Modification To Fit Your Cinematic Lenses

New Canon DSLR PL-Mount: No Body Modification To Fit Your Cinematic Lenses

Zunow have a new Canon 5D MKII & 7D PL Mount that does not require heavy modification of your DSLR cameras body and won’t void your warranty. No moving the sensor or altering the electronics of the camera. The PL Mount 5D from Zunow uses optical glass and will set you back around $2800. Please […]

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Hurlbut Visuals DSLR Camera Protocol

Shane Hurlbut ASC has given DSLR shooters a sweet Online Boot Camp Video that runs through DSLR Camera Protocols. Covering important areas like Menu Protocol, Picture Profiles, Correct Camera Settings, White Balancing Colour Temperatures, Shutter Speeds, ISO, and Proper Labeling. Hurlbut Visuals Camera Protocol from Shane Hurlbut, ASC on Vimeo. For more on Shane Hurlbut […]

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Game Changer and Killer Camera Bullshit

How I hate hearing and seeing the words “Game Changer” and “Killer” put next to or near the word camera or indeed anything to do with cameras. Every new camera or camera accessory that comes out, is about to come out, or is rumoured to come out gets the Game Changer and or Killer “Weasel […]

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L’AIGLE Complete Range Of Affordable Steadicam Solutions

L’AIGLE Complete Range Of Affordable Steadicam Solutions

L’aigle a French based Camera Gear company since 2003 have a complete range of Steadicams designed for any camera weighing from a few hundred grams like the iPhone right up to a large Cine Style Camera at 27 kilos (60lbs). Rock up on a job with one of these bad boys hanging off your arm […]

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Zacuto EVF Launched

Zacuto EVF Launched

Over at Peter Browne A selection of Photo’s popped up of a EVF which looked like it could belong to Zacuto. Boom it does!! The Zacuto EVF which was rumoured to appear around February 2011 and now appears early after a prod from the Blue Corner. Redrock Micro run out a cardboard Prototype EVF and […]

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Redrock Micro DSLR EVF:

Redrock Micro DSLR EVF:

The EVF is HDMI out so a low res on the 5DMKII as they cripple the Full HD out and a little better on the 7D and other DSLR cameras that have a better to full res HDMI out. The Redrock Micro EVF is self powered by standard batteries and can run for around 10 […]

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Carl Zeiss See Dynamic Outlook for HDSLR Video

Speaking at Photokina 2010, Carl Zeiss Senior Vice President of the Camera Lens Division, Dr. Winfried Scherle, announced that more lens models are in the pipeline. Carl Zeiss is continuing to experience strong demand for its top-quality manual focus lenses for SLR cameras. The ZE series SLR lenses with an EF mount and its ZF.2 […]

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OConnor O-Box WM Mattebox System Teaser Video:

Great teaser video from OConnor about their new Mattebox System that can have handles attached directly to the side of it. A few other manufactures are going down this path of a new style Mattebox. Should be a great time on the floor at NAB 2011. http://www.ocon.com/products/camera-accessories/o-box.html The OConnor O-Box WM is a two-stage mattebox […]

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New Quick Release for Hawk Viewfinder from Letus Direct

Letus Direct have a new Quick Release for the Hawk DSLR Viewfinder. Preview video of new Quick Release for Hawk: Quick Release should be shipping with Hawk late Sept early Oct. Free upgrade for LetusDirect.com customers. Letus Direct will cover the upgrade costs for anyone who bought Hawk Viewfinder before Quick Release coming out. All […]

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