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An In-Depth Interview About the C200 & C400 Cameras With Canon at NAB 2014:

An In-Depth Interview About the C200 & C400 Cameras With Canon at NAB 2014:

Wait… We told you the Canon C200 and C400 cameras were not coming. We know rumours, and this was never going to happen, it was always a fabricated story by a pathetic Chav speaking poltroon eBay Blogger to get hits (much like the title of this article) No C200 and C400 cameras of course, so […]

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Canon Upgrade C500 Camera With Cinema RAW Development 1.3 Software:

Canon Upgrade C500 Camera With Cinema RAW Development 1.3 Software:

Canon have announced a software upgrade for the EOS C500 digital cinema camera. The upgrade twill enable users to more efficiently on-set production workflows. The Company plans to offer the free-of-charge Cinema RAW Development software upgrade* starting in October 2014. EOS C500 The new Cinema RAW Development 1.3 software, currently under development, will deliver enhanced […]

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Canon HJ18ex7.6B Portable HD Eng Lens:

Canon HJ18ex7.6B Portable HD Eng Lens:

Canon have announced the HJ18ex7.6B portable HD zoom lens, the predecessor to the HJ17ex7.6B lens. Utilizing a generous focal length range of 7.6mm to 137mm (15.2mm to 274mm with its built-in 2X extender) and a Minimum Object Distance (MOD) of 0.56m (10mm with Macro), this new member of Canon’s family of HD portable lenses enables […]

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Canon 17-120mm T2.95 CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens Drops for NAB 2014:

Canon 17-120mm T2.95 CINE-SERVO Zoom Lens Drops for NAB 2014:

Shallow, creative depth of field, high-resolution and optimal low-light shooting capabilities are just some of the many reasons that large, single-sensor digital cameras have been kitted and rigged for use in nearly every application involving video capture. Further enhancing the versatility and adoption of these cameras into markets such as ENG (Electronic News Gathering), documentary, […]

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foolcat Generates Camera Reports of Any Folder Full of RED, MXF or QuickTime Files:

foolcat Generates Camera Reports of Any Folder Full of RED, MXF or QuickTime Files:

foolcat app generates camera reports of any folder full of RED, MXF or QuickTime files in rich HTML and PDF format. The foolcat software supports RED R3D, QuickTime clips (Canon, Sony, Arri, GoPro…) and MXF files (Canon C300, XF305 etc). foolcat 3.98 with HDRx rollover: foolcat Demo: foolcat will summarise total clip count, duration, drop […]

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Gimbalgunner is a Cross-Over Shoulder Rig & Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

Gimbalgunner is a Cross-Over Shoulder Rig & Brushless Gimbal Camera Rig:

OK ignore all the blatant workplace health and safety breaches and focus on that Gimbalgunner camera rig suspended off that organ donor hanging out the boot of that car. The gimbalgunner is a cross-over shoulder rig and brushless gimbal. Photographer and filmer Georges van Wensveen developed the gimbalgunner to easily make smooth and straight shots […]

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Picture Style For Canon DSLR Cameras by Apefos:

Picture Style For Canon DSLR Cameras by Apefos:

New Canon Picture Style from a mob called Apefos… Well it is a 51 second glimpse into their creation… Is it worth $2? Want more pictures styles for your Canon DSLR camera then try the VW 158 Picture Styles for free.

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Mosaic Engineering VAF Series of Optical Anti-Aliasing Filters For Canon & Nikon Cameras:

Mosaic Engineering VAF Series of Optical Anti-Aliasing Filters For Canon & Nikon Cameras:

Did you know that Mosaic Opto-Electronics, Inc. or Mosaic Engineering as they are better know have introduced the VAF-70D Video Aliasing Filter for the Canon 70D camera. It’s their newest member of their lineup of popular optical anti-aliasing and anti-moiré filters for DSLR video cameras. Mosaic Engineering have an increasing number of VAF series of […]

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Canon Pull EOS C300 and C300PL Camera Firmware Updates:

Canon Pull EOS C300 and C300PL Camera Firmware Updates:

Canon pull the latest firmware update for the C300 cameras, due to wrong colour balances… Someone isn’t getting a Christmas bonus this year. To Users of the Canon EOS C300 and C300PL Cinema EOS Cameras. Thank you for using Canon products. Details We have suspended download services for Firmware Version 1.1.0.1.00 that was posted Tuesday […]

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Canon $40K DP-V3010 4K Reference Display:

Canon $40K DP-V3010 4K Reference Display:

Canon announce their new $40,000 DP-V3010 4K Reference Display. The Canon DP-V3010 4K Reference Display measures 30 inches wide diagonally by 7.4 inches deep to help minimize space requirements and provides a 2000:1 DCI-compliant contrast ratio, uniform brightness, very wide viewing angles in all four directions, internal color calibration and additional advanced features. Designed for […]

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Canon C100 Camera Upgrade To Support Dual Pixel CMOS AF Autofocus Technology:

Canon C100 Camera Upgrade To Support Dual Pixel CMOS AF Autofocus Technology:

Canon have announced that the company will offer an optional feature upgrade for the EOS C100 Digital Video camera which will support innovative Dual Pixel CMOS AF autofocus technology, enabling continuous autofocusing with Canon’s entire EF lens lineup. This optional upgrade is expected to be available in February 2014 for a cost of $500.00 and […]

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Canon EOS-1D C Camera Firmware Upgrade Adds LINE or MIC Audio Input:

Canon EOS-1D C Camera Firmware Upgrade Adds LINE or MIC Audio Input:

Canon has announced improvements in the functionality and convenient operation of the EOS-1D X Digital SLR camera and the EOS-1D C Digital SLR Cinema camera through new firmware scheduled to be available starting in January 2014 and November 2013, respectively. Firmware enhancements for the EOS-1D X Digital SLR camera are designed to provide photographers with […]

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Melbourne 4K Magic Lantern Timelapse and Sony F65 4K Gisela Sugarwood Music Video:

Melbourne 4K Magic Lantern Timelapse and Sony F65 4K Gisela Sugarwood Music Video:

For your weekend viewing pleasure… Two videos shot at 4K; one a hacked Magic Lantern DSLR and the other with a Sony F65 camera: Australia 4K (ULTRA HD) Time Lapse: Video from David Lennon: This was my first real crack at astro photography and i used Magic lantern firm ware on both of my cameras […]

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AbelCine is The First Official Partner To Join The New Canon Cinema Lens Service Partner Program:

AbelCine is The First Official Partner To Join The New Canon Cinema Lens Service Partner Program:

Canon have announced that AbelCine, the U.S. based motion picture equipment and service provider, is the first official partner to join the Company’s new Cinema Lens Service Partner Program. As a Canon Cinema Lens Service Partner, AbelCine joins Canon’s existing factory service facility network in providing comprehensive service and support to users of Canon’s EF- […]

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Canon Drops The CN-E35mm T1.5 L F Lens for Single-Sensor 35mm Cameras:

Canon Drops The CN-E35mm T1.5 L F Lens for Single-Sensor 35mm Cameras:

Canon announced their new CN-E35mm T1.5 L F single-focal-length Cinema prime lens designed for large-format single-sensor digital cinematography cameras employing Super 35mm or full-frame 35mm imagers. Delivering outstanding optical performance in contemporary 4K / 2K / HD motion imaging, the new Canon CN-E35mm T1.5 L F prime lens is the sixth member of Canon’s line […]

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Canon C500 C300 C100 and XF305 plus XF300 Cameras Get Enhanced Firmware Upgrades:

Canon C500 C300 C100 and XF305 plus XF300 Cameras Get Enhanced Firmware Upgrades:

Canon have upsized their flagship cameras with new capabilities that include ACESproxy Output, Full RAW 120fps 4096 x 1080 resolution and DCI-P3+ Color Gamut Support for the EOS C500 Camera, and 80,000 ISO Shooting for All Three Cinema EOS Camera Models. Canon announced some significant enhancements for the EOS C500 and EOS C300 Digital Cinema […]

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Want More Power Then Get a Hähnel Battery Up Your Camera:

Want More Power Then Get a Hähnel Battery Up Your Camera:

Let’s face it we all crave for more juice powering up our cameras. So just as well there are solutions out there for more amps, such as the battery lineup from Hähnel. Running a Canon DSLR camera then how does 24% more power from an LP-E6, or an LP-E8 equivalent battery sound? Built tough, the […]

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Canon Chasing a Big Slice of That $23 Billion Security Camera Pie:

Canon Chasing a Big Slice of That $23 Billion Security Camera Pie:

According to an article published by Reuters, Canon is set to become a big player in the security camera field. Suffering in recent times from a downturn in higher end camera sales, Canon like Panasonic are set to chase a bigger slice of a potential $23 Billion surveillance camera market. Here is a slice of […]

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So What Does Autofocus Look Like on the Canon EOS 70D Camera:

So What Does Autofocus Look Like on the Canon EOS 70D Camera:

Canon places the 70D underneath the 7D camera, and in terms of features it kind of points to the 7D MKII if it comes out to having the same and more. Dual pixel AF technology, multitasking megapixels, image capture and focus capture at the same time is a big ask and a big call. Anyway […]

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Tim Smith From Canon at Cine Gear 2013:

Tim Smith From Canon at Cine Gear 2013:

Once again Curt Pair working with Band Pro Film & Digital has knocked a trade show interview out of the park…. Curt caught up with Canon’s Film and Television Advisor Tim Smith to talk about all things C500 and the Canon cinema lens range. Tim also chatted to Curt about the C300 camera, rigs, the […]

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Canon Video Camera X–Series-Look Picture Profile For EOS DSLR Cameras:

Canon Video Camera X–Series-Look Picture Profile For EOS DSLR Cameras:

Canon have announced the release of a new in-camera Picture Style pre-set called Video Camera X–series-look for its range of EOS DSLRs. Created following direct feedback from video enthusiasts, the new Picture Style, Video Camera X–series-look, enables users to capture EOS Movie footage with lower contrast levels, allowing for easier colour grading during post production […]

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Petrol Bags Rain Cover For The Canon EOS C100 Camera:

Petrol Bags Rain Cover For The Canon EOS C100 Camera:

Petrol Bags introduces a new transparent Rain Cover to provide waterproof protection for the Canon EOS C100 camera. Specially fashioned to fit over the C100, even while the flip out screen is open, the cover allows for fast and easy setup, while keeping all camera controls fully accessible. This all-weather accessory is constructed of transparent […]

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Canon Firmware and Application Software Upgrades on Cinema EOS Cameras:

Canon Firmware and Application Software Upgrades on Cinema EOS Cameras:

Canon announced new firmware and application software upgrades for the Company’s Cinema EOS System lineup of cameras. New ACES compatibility software for the Cinema EOS C500 and Cinema EOS C500 PL Digital Cameras will be available as a free download expected in June 2013. Additional Cinema EOS firmware upgrades, including a new 1,440 x 1,080 […]

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Canon 35mm Cinema Prime Lens For Large Format Single Sensor Cameras:

Canon 35mm Cinema Prime Lens For Large Format Single Sensor Cameras:

Canon has announced the development of a 35mm cinema prime lens for large-format single-sensor cameras employing Super 35mm, full-frame 35mm, and APS-C size imagers. The 35mm cinema prime lens will look to join Canon’s line of 14mm, 24mm, 50mm, 85mm, and 135mm EF-mount Cinema prime lenses. The 35mm cinema lens in development will look to […]

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Canon XA25 HD and XA20 HD Camcorders:

Canon XA25 HD and XA20 HD Camcorders:

Canon have announced two new smaller ENG styled cameras called the XA25 HD and XA20 HD. Canon claim the two cameras are ideal for run-and-gun style videography, or electronic newsgathering (ENG.) Both models weigh only 2.6 pounds, allowing for extreme mobility and portability. Both camcorders feature multiple shooting-assist functions and enhanced key components such as […]

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There Are Canon DSLR Camera Wi-Fi Security Issues:

There Are Canon DSLR Camera Wi-Fi Security Issues:

Thanks to YouTube user BobHousedorf2 for a quick and concise summary about the Canon DSLR camera Wi-Fi security issues debacle that has surfaced…. He saves you nearly 53 minutes of geekdom by working out the Wi-Fi security loop hole in a nutshell comes down to Canon and other camera manufactures needing to add WPA, WEP, […]

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Deity Mira Viewfinder Now Available:

Deity Mira Viewfinder Now Available:

On Twitter and Facebook it says that the Deity Mira Viewfinder is now available. However the actual website still states the old message that the Mira is available only for preorder. Well when you do get your Deity Mira Viewfinder that has been purpose made for the Canon EOS C300 and C500 cameras here is […]

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Canon EOS 100D and 700D Shoot 24 fps Up To 22 Mins:

Canon EOS 100D and 700D Shoot 24 fps Up To 22 Mins:

Canon have dropped the EOS 100D and the 700D which they say is their most advanced consumer EOS camera model to date. The Canon 700D boasts 5 frames-per-second (fps) shooting, a wide 9-point all cross type AF system and Vari-angle Clear View II LCD touchscreen. Good news for all the shooters needing a cost effective […]

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Filmtools Tips: Canon Cinema EOS C100 – Things You Should Know:

Filmtools Tips: Canon Cinema EOS C100 – Things You Should Know:

Filmtools have been kind enough to run through the Canon C100 camera’s features and let you know about some of its key features. Unlike the C300 and C500, the Canon Cinema EOS C100 is only available with the EF mount, which makes it directly compatible with over 70 zoom and prime lenses of Canon’s EF, […]

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Petrol Bags NAB Lineup Announced:

Petrol Bags NAB Lineup Announced:

Petrol Bags announced that it will be premiering new audio and camera bags and accessories at 2013 NAB. The company introduces the Deca Large Lightweight Audio Bag (PS617) that is optimally designed for Soundies who use the Sound Devices 664 mixer, with or without the CL6 Controller. Ready to work with the user, this wearable […]

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Canon 35mm Full Frame CMOS Video Sensor and Prototype Camera:

Canon 35mm Full Frame CMOS Video Sensor and Prototype Camera:

Canon announced that the company has successfully developed a high-sensitivity 35 mm full-frame CMOS sensor exclusively for video recording. Delivering high-sensitivity, low-noise imaging performance, the new Canon 35 mm CMOS sensor*1 enables the capture of Full HD video even in exceptionally low-light environments. The newly developed CMOS sensor features pixels measuring 19 microns square in […]

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Duclos Lenses To Offer Rokinon•Raw Prime Lenses:

Duclos Lenses To Offer Rokinon•Raw Prime Lenses:

Remember back in December 2012 when we were given an exclusive look at a set of Shoot Blue Samyang uncoated prime lenses? Duclos Lenses did the precision polishing on those Shoot Blue Samyang uncoated lenses and now they are offering their very own Rokinon•Raw Prime Lenses coming very soon. The Rokinon•Raw Duclos Lenses will be […]

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Canon Cinema C500 Camera One Day in Mexico City:

Canon Cinema C500 Camera One Day in Mexico City:

Cinematographer Fito Pardo AMC recently had a day out shooting 4K-RAW with the Canon C500 camera in Mexico City, along with a Codex Digital recorder and a bevy of sweet cine lenses. Fito posted a video showing the results of the day along with a BTS of the event. A Day in Mexico City: Settings […]

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Hey RED For 27 Years Canon Has Ranked Top Five Patent Holders in the USA:

Hey RED For 27 Years Canon Has Ranked Top Five Patent Holders in the USA:

Canon announced that for the 27th consecutive year its parent company, Canon Inc., has ranked among the top five United States patent holders. Topping the 2011 figure of 2,813 patents, Canon reached a new high for 2012, obtaining 3,174 patents. In addition, Canon Inc. ranked first among Japanese companies and third overall in the United […]

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Two New Canon Prime Lenses CN-E14mm T3.1 L F and CN-E135mm T2.2 L F:

Two New Canon Prime Lenses CN-E14mm T3.1 L F and CN-E135mm T2.2 L F:

Canon have announced two new prime lenses, the CN-E14mm T3.1 L F and the CN-E135mm T2.2 L F single-focal-length lenses for large-format single-sensor cameras employing Super 35mm or full frame 35mm imagers. These two new lenses join with Canon’s CN-E24mm T1.5 L F, CN-E50mm T1.3 L F, and CN-E85mm T1.3 L F primes to provide […]

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RED Considering Scarlet Camera Upgrade Path to Dragon Sensor:

RED Considering Scarlet Camera Upgrade Path to Dragon Sensor:

The big RED cheese JJ has talked about sensor upgrades for the EPIC camera with the Dragon sensor. He also dropped some Scarlet camera upgrade to Dragon sensor considerations such as boards and overall costs to overhaul the camera. The upgrade to Dragon sensor is expected to be a higher cost for Scarlet owners as […]

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Canon Forums Are Here So Get Your Boi ON:

Canon Forums Are Here So Get Your Boi ON:

Canon launched the Canon Forum, where they say enthusiasts can communicate with one another to trade personal tips and techniques to get the most out of their Canon products, post personal product experiences and showcase images they have captured. Or simply pound their chests and silverback the place up…. Whichever. I see the heavy weights […]

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Subtle Twixtor and The Power of Shooting Music Videos at 0530:

Subtle Twixtor and The Power of Shooting Music Videos at 0530:

San Francisco Shooter John Coyne DP’d, produced, and edited this little music video “City Boy” by Richie Cunning. What I like about John and Richie’s efforts in the video is that they planned the shoot, took the time to understand the available light, the quality and power of a beautiful sunrise over the locations they […]

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Project Imaginat10n and the 91 Winning Photographs Announced:

Project Imaginat10n and the 91 Winning Photographs Announced:

Canon, Ron Howard and the public, have selected 91 winning photographs from the “Project Imaginat10n,” contest where five innovative celebrities – Eva Longoria (film and TV actress), Jamie Foxx (Academy Award winner), Biz Stone (co-founder of Twitter), Georgina Chapman (designer and co-founder of Marchesa) and James Murphy (founder of LCD Soundsystem) – will direct short […]

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RigWheels RigMount X & a Whole Lot More Good Stuff:

RigWheels RigMount X & a Whole Lot More Good Stuff:

RigWheels have released an array of new products and tools designed for moving and mounting your camera in unique and versatile ways. RigWheels was previously known as a DIY only tool, but now with RigWheels new assortment of gear they offer complete flexibility in allowing you to scale your rig or grips from a DIY […]

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Two Canon Compact Lightweight 4K & 2K Cinema Zoom Lenses:

Two Canon Compact Lightweight 4K & 2K Cinema Zoom Lenses:

Canon’s two new compact and lightweight cinema zoom lenses available in both EF- and PL-mount versions, were first announced at NAB 2012 and have now been officially added to the Canon Cinema EOS product line. Designated as the CN-E15.5-47mm T2.8 L S/SP wide-angle cinema zoom lens and the CN-E30-105mm T2.8 L S/SP telephoto cinema zoom […]

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NEW Canon EF 14mm T3.1 and 135mm T2.2 Cinema Prime Lenses:

NEW Canon EF 14mm T3.1 and 135mm T2.2 Cinema Prime Lenses:

Canon announced the development of two new cinema prime lenses, the 14mm T3.1 cinema prime lens and 135mm T2.2 cinema prime lens, adding to the Cinema EOS lineup consisted of 11 EF Cinema Lenses. Both the 14mm T3.1 and 135mm T2.2 cinema prime lenses will be engineered for exceptional optical performance for Canon’s latest large-format […]

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Canon Firmware Officially Announced for 7D Camera coming in August:

Canon Firmware Officially Announced for 7D Camera coming in August:

Canon have announced the firmware 2.0.X update for the EOS 7D DSLR camera that adds new functionality to improve its performance. We have been informed the Canon 7D V2 firmware update will be available as early as August the 7th. The update, free to all Canon 7D owners, gives the camera more advanced shooting options, […]

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42 Canon 550D Cameras used on a Single Shot Full Body Capture:

42 Canon 550D Cameras used on a Single Shot Full Body Capture:

Need people cloned for multiple characters in your movie, want 3D modelling for your console game, or new clothing line? Maybe you need a body part scanned for a medical procedure? Well you are in luck because Lee Perry-Smith from the UK based company Infinite-Realities can rig up to 56 DSLR cameras to take a […]

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Canon 650D Audio Monitoring Solution for DFSLR Shooters: Yes DFSLR:

Canon 650D Audio Monitoring Solution for DFSLR Shooters: Yes DFSLR:

The Canon 650D is out and seems very clever indeed. So too the DFSLR users that question the lack of audio monitoring options provided by Canon on the 650D camera. Wait… What is that a typo? You mean DSLR right? NO!! It is spelled right. That F in DFSLR is a for a special breed […]

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DSLRstudio Canon EF Lens Adapters:

DSLRstudio Canon EF Lens Adapters:

KCW Technica are now stocking DSLRstudio Canon lens adapters. Pick the Canon EF lens adapter that suits your older lens and then run through the videos to see the KCW Technica testing of the lens adapter. Or press play on all of the videos at once and crank the volume up for some trippy music. […]

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Lens of the Year Award for the Canon EF8-15mm f4L Fisheye USM:

Lens of the Year Award for the Canon EF8-15mm f4L Fisheye USM:

Canon announced that the company’s EF8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM interchangeable lens has been honored in Japan with the prestigious Camera Grand Prix 2012 “Lens of the Year Award.” The accolade marks the second award to date for the Canon fisheye lens, which was also named “Best Professional DSLR Lens in 2012″ in Europe by the […]

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Four New Canon 4K Lenses in EF and PL Mount Versions:

Four New Canon 4K Lenses in EF and PL Mount Versions:

Canon have announced the development of four 4K EF Cinema zoom lenses. Designed to deliver exceptional optical performance on 4K resolution Super 35mm-equivalent cameras, each of the four lenses features a compact, lightweight design to facilitate handheld and Steadicam shooting while also covering a wide range of focal lengths. Included are two wide-angle cinema zooms […]

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Canon XF Series Camera Firmware Upgrade to 1440 x 1080 35mbps:

Canon XF Series Camera Firmware Upgrade to 1440 x 1080 35mbps:

Canon announced a new firmware update for all four models of the Company’s XF-series professional camcorders, enabling a new 35mbps recording mode. The new firmware enables a highly utilized recording mode, popular with many major news broadcast corporations, capturing 1440 x 1080 HD video at 35mbps at 60i or 50i. This format is designed to […]

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Canon Cinema EOS C500 and Cinema EOS C500 PL 4K Cameras:

Canon Cinema EOS C500 and Cinema EOS C500 PL 4K Cameras:

Canon have announced they are developing two 4K digital cinematography cameras as part of its acclaimed new Cinema EOS System of professional cinematography products. Designated as the Cinema EOS C500 for use with EF-mount lenses, and the Cinema EOS C500 PL for use with PL-mount lenses, the cameras will be capable of originating 4K (4096 […]

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Canon EOS-1D C is a 4K 8-bit 4:2:2 $15,000 DSLR Camera:

Canon EOS-1D C is a 4K 8-bit 4:2:2 $15,000 DSLR Camera:

Canon have introduced their 4K DSLR form factor camera called the EOS-1D C Digital SLR Camera which features 4K high-resolution video capture. The newest addition to the Canon Cinema EOS product line combines the convenient form factor of a digital SLR Camera withf full HD and 4K video recording up to 4096 x 2160-pixel resolution. […]

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OMG The F%^&ing Nikon D800 Vs Canon 5D MKIII Shootout:

OMG The F%^&ing Nikon D800 Vs Canon 5D MKIII Shootout:

How F%^&ing funny is this F%^&ing Nikon D800 Vs Canon 5D MKIII Shootout video by Crisislab. If only all Vs video or so called shootout, real world comparison tests took the same $20 Craiglist strippers and put gain over them like this brilliant insane F%^&ing Nikon D800 Vs Canon 5D MKIII Shootout video did. Hit […]

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Triad Canon C300 Camera EF to PL Lens Mount Adapter:

Triad Canon C300 Camera EF to PL Lens Mount Adapter:

Triad Professional Camera Support have announced their new Canon C300 camera EF to PL lens mount adapter will be shown at NAB 2012. Look for the Alphatron booth at NAB 2012 to get a demo of the Triad Canon C300 camera EF to PL lens mount adapter and Triad EF to PL lens mount adapter […]

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Hit The Red Button: The Baro Shato Guru Edition:

Hit The Red Button: The Baro Shato Guru Edition:

Takes a bow, holds up the award: During the week on the @VisionWrangler Twitter account we received an award for our Blogging efforts… Thank you, thank you we couldn’t have done it without you… The award? Beats us, some random look at me website for traffic hits type of award, but to legitimize the Netbadges […]

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New Thumb Controlled Record System for DSLR Video Cameras:

New Thumb Controlled Record System for DSLR Video Cameras:

DSLR Triggers have announce the launch of its Stedi-Shot DSLR Trigger, a new thumb controlled trigger for DSLR video cameras. The DSLR Triggers Stedi-Shot Trigger Kickstarter campaign is aimed to help raise funds and get the trigger out into the market place. The money raised during the 45-day campaign will be used to purchase machine […]

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Canon HJ17ex6.2B is the Premium Standard Broadcast Lens:

Canon HJ17ex6.2B is the Premium Standard Broadcast Lens:

The well-established and popular Canon HJ17ex7.6B lens now has a brother – the Canon HJ17ex6.2B. In fact, with its focal length of 6.2~106mm, extra wide angle and a shorter MOD, the newcomer takes on the role as the ‘Premium Standard’ 2/3” HD camera lens and further strengthens the line-up of Canon’s HJ lenses. High quality […]

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Canon April 15th The Story Continues with EOS 4K DSLR Camera Maybe:

Canon April 15th The Story Continues with EOS 4K DSLR Camera Maybe:

We know one high profile Shooter / Movie Maker has talked about the alleged existence of a yet to be released Canon EOS DSLR form factor 4K cinema camera ready to be announced at or at least shown at NAB 2012. Yes there were drinks at the event, but the passion resonated that such a […]

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Hit The Red Button: The El Niño Edition:

Hit The Red Button: The El Niño Edition:

Welcome again to another installment of Hit The Red Button where we serve up bite sized snack portions of the weekly coming and goings in the camera gear gear world and the social networks that feeds at its teet…. Or is that Tweet. The El Niño Edition is however a slightly longer read due to […]

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Tested & Working Canon FD to Canon EF & Nikon F with AF confirm to Canon EF:

Tested & Working Canon FD to Canon EF & Nikon F with AF confirm to Canon EF:

Nice to get some welcome news by way of thoroughly tried and tested lens mount adapters that do what they were made and claimed to do. KCW Technica have available ready to go now Canon FD to Canon EF & Nikon F with AF confirm to Canon EF lens mount adapters that have been fully […]

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Denz Canon EOS C300 Camera Superstructure Support:

Denz Canon EOS C300 Camera Superstructure Support:

The Denz C300 Superstructure wraps around the Canon EOS C300 for some serious support. The Denz C300 Superstructure is made out of Konstruktal, a material of enormous strength and gives the opportunity to attach accessories like a monitor, batteries, recorders and so on. The C300 Support is prepared to be used with the Superstructure, so […]

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ARRI Mini Base Plates For Every Camera:

ARRI Mini Base Plates For Every Camera:

ARRI’s Michael Best demonstrates the versatile ARRI Mini Base Plates and what they can offer for almost every professional camera on the market. ARRI have been working and refining their range of base plates to accommodate small form factor shooting rigs including DSLR setups. If you are a Sony, Panasonic, or a Canon shooter, or […]

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New Canon EOS 5D MKIII Camera:

New Canon EOS 5D MKIII Camera:

The new EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR Camera. Positioned between the extremely popular EOS 5D Mark II and Canon’s top-of-the-line professional EOS-1D X model, the EOS 5D Mark III delivers superb image quality, thanks to a new 22.3-megapixel full-frame Canon CMOS sensor, a high-performance DIGIC 5+ Imaging Processor, a 61-point High Density Reticular Autofocus […]

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Limited Edition Nikon Gold Field Cinema V2 Rig from Redrock Micro:

Limited Edition Nikon Gold Field Cinema V2 Rig from Redrock Micro:

Nikon rejoins the DSLR revolution they started and Redrock Micro celebrates by releasing a limited edition Nikon Gold Field Cinema V2 camera rig to allow you to show off your full Nikon colours. Expect the Nikon Gold Field Cinema V2 camera rig by Redrock Micro to sell for around $2,333.10. Check the other Nikon Gold […]

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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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The Shoot35 DSLR Swing Away Matte Box Video Run Through:

The Shoot35 DSLR Swing Away Matte Box Video Run Through:

Here we have the Shoot35.com DSLR matte box run through video showing off options for those who need to control light from hitting the lens or need to use filters when shooting. Or just like to look the part on set. The Shoot35 matte box is a high quality, swing-away design with two 4×4 filter […]

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HDR Video By Magic Lantern on Canon 60D, 550D, & 600D Cameras?

HDR Video By Magic Lantern on Canon 60D, 550D, & 600D Cameras?

This time last year the genesis for a hoax was launched where the originators claimed they could get 4k vision out of a humble Canon 550D camera and were working on other models to get the same result. It of course turned out to be a stunt but we now hear claims by Magic Lantern […]

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Custom Audio Solution for a Canon 5D MKII Camera:

Custom Audio Solution for a Canon 5D MKII Camera:

Here we have a very custom audio solution for a Canon 5D MKII camera. That DSLR bad boy now rocks a tethered Sound Devices MixPre-D mixer on the belt, $750. PortaBrace MX-24 Mini pouch, $138. Custom cable connecting mic to mixer AND mixer out to 5D MKII in, $100 from Gotham Sound. By @dbfphoto via […]

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Real World Camera Tests are Dead Long Live Awesome Camera Tests:

Real World Camera Tests are Dead Long Live Awesome Camera Tests:

Booyah that is how you do a new camera test. No longer will you have to put up with halve assed so called “Real World” camera tests. Real world was always just code for they could not be bothered making a real effort as the kick back money has been deposited, so just put out […]

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A Canon 4k DSLR Form Factor Camera Coming around June 2012?

A Canon 4k DSLR Form Factor Camera Coming around June 2012?

Now if you get to be one of the first to see a Canon C300 camera and not use it but have access to a one on one chat with Canon head honchos don’t waste your time dropping label to camera references and product endorsement tie ins. That is hell boring. This is how you […]

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twentysomething TV Series Shot With Canon DSLR Cameras:

twentysomething TV Series Shot With Canon DSLR Cameras:

twentysomething is an Australian television series about Jess (Jess Harris) and Josh (Josh Schmidt) who are best friends, housemates and twenty something. While their friends finish uni degrees, climb the corporate ladder and settle down, Jess and Josh live for the weekend. According to John Brawley DOP an initial test for one of scenes was […]

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The Canon EOS Cinema C300 Camera Viewfinder & XLR Inputs:

The Canon EOS Cinema C300 Camera Viewfinder & XLR Inputs:

The Canon EOS Cinema C300 camera viewfinder tilts up to a convenient 60° angle. The 4″ control panel and 1.23 megapixel monitor rotates 135° left/right or 270° down – and can be mounted directly on the camera body or the handle unit. Top, behind, from either side, on either shoulder – the EOS C300 and […]

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Canon Higher Range 4K RAW Cameras a 3 Year Mini Roadmap:

Canon Higher Range 4K RAW Cameras a 3 Year Mini Roadmap:

At the end of this interview from film-tv-video.de listen to Naoki Koyama, Canon European Broadcast Products Director talk about a mini Road Map for Canon EOS Cinema cameras. According to Naoki we can expect to see over the next three years a continuous release of lower end and higher end Canon EOS Cinema series cameras. […]

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Canon Service. Support. Education. EOS C300 Launch Video:

Canon Service. Support. Education. EOS C300 Launch Video:

Canon asked Casey Warren from Mindcastle to create a cinematic piece that highlights the new professional level service support & education centre that accompanied the launch of the Canon Cinema EOS product line. This video premiered at the Hollywood Paramount Studios Canon CINEMA EOS C300 camera launch event on November the 3rd. Tech/gear: We shot […]

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Canon 4K Digital SLR Camera is Under Development:

Canon 4K Digital SLR Camera is Under Development:

Canon Inc. announced that the company is developing a new-concept EOS-series digital single-lens reflex (SLR) camera. Incorporating an enhanced version of the video-capture capability offered in the current EOS-series lineup, the new camera will be ideally suited for cinematographic and other digital high-resolution production applications. The model will be equipped with a 35 mm full-frame […]

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Canon Debuts Seven New Lens Models and More In The Wings:

Canon Debuts Seven New Lens Models and More In The Wings:

Canon Inc. and Canon U.S.A., Inc. announced the introduction of seven new 4K EF Cinema Lenses, an all-new series of video cinematography lenses that, in addition to the company’s current lineup of interchangeable EF lenses for EOS single-lens reflex (SLR) cameras, form the core of Canon’s new Cinema EOS System. The launch of the Cinema […]

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Official Canon Press Release for The EOS Cinema Cameras:

Official Canon Press Release for The EOS Cinema Cameras:

Lights! Camera! Action! Canon Makes Hollywood Debut with Launch of Cinema EOS System Company’s All-New Cinema Lens Lineup, Cinema Cameras and Digital SLR Cameras to Leave No Story Untold Canon Inc. announced Canon’s full-fledged entry into the motion picture production industry with the launch of the Cinema EOS System. Canon’s new professional digital cinematography system […]

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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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One Stop Shop Has Canon Already Announced Going Hollywood:

One Stop Shop Has Canon Already Announced Going Hollywood:

Canon Hollywood Professional Technology And Support Center Premieres In Los Angeles Location to Serve as Western Hub for Education, Service & Training Operations Canon a leader in digital imaging, announced the opening of the Canon Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center to better serve its film and television production clients. The office, located on the […]

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ikan & Canon welcome the Stealth-ENG Shoulder Mount Rig:

ikan & Canon welcome the Stealth-ENG Shoulder Mount Rig:

ikan and Canon USA have collaborated to offer a revolutionary shoulder mount solution, ikan’s Stealth-ENG. A perfect fit for the Canon XF305 high definition camcorder, the Stealth-ENG will also accommodate any mid-sized/hybrid camcorder with the precision that only a fully adjustable baseplate and offset arm can provide. Adjustable/removable shoulder pads and a fully adjustable baseplate […]

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