Canon decided to give us uncompressed hdmi output on the Canon 5D mark III. This means that the camera will output uncompressed quality that can be recorded on an external device like the Atomos Ninja 2 or similar. Press release: LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., October 23, 2012 — Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, today announced a new firmware update for the EOS 5D Mark III Digital SLR camera that significantly improves the camera’s performance and usability. In response to requests from professionals working in the fields of cinema and television production, the firmware update enables the use of uncompressed HDMI Output support, making possible more efficient video editing and monitoring procedures. Additionally, the upgrade supports the advanced needs of photographers through improved AF performance when capturing still images.Read more
We thank our sponsor B&H who has made cinema5D’s news coverage of IBC 2012 possible. Get your gear through B&H to support this platform: www.bhphotovideo.com After we already looked at the Blackmagic Cinema Camera MFT last Sunday, Clayton Burkhart prepared well and had an in depth Q & A session with Soren Phillips from Blackmagic Design regarding their new Cinema Camera. This is not a soft marketing video like many other Blackmagic interviews out there, this is 25 minutes of very informative tech and in-depth talk on some of the toughest questions Clayton could come up with. Unfortunately we couldn’t discuss all we intended to as some things were a little too sensitive there, but nevertheless Soren Phillips (from BMC camera development) had some really great answers on most of our questions. If you’re in the business of getting a Blackmagic Cinema Camera (pre-order MFT here) then this talk will also give you some very useful insights on how to best use the camera andRead more
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