Today we already published a test video of the impressive Canon 5D mark III RAW module enabled by the Magic Lantern hack and a guide to get it working yourself. Here’s a side by side comparison of the 5D mark III with 14bit RAW 1080p together with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera with 2.5K RAW so you can see how the two cameras differ.Read more
Yes, the source for the video above is a 1080p 14bit RAW shot with the 5D mark III!!! Here’s a framegrab. And a comparison to the Blackmagic Cinema Camera is in the works (give us some hours to finish the editing). But we can already say: The 5D mark III RAW module hack blows the BMCC far away! Yesterday the developers working on the Magic Lantern hack for the Canon 5D mark III posted about their progress on a RAW hack that enables the Canon 5D mark III to shoot continuous 14bit RAW at 24 frames per second (!!!). The results are totally breathtaking, make sure you download and watch the source at vimeo: LINK For a complete dummies GUIDE on how to achieve the RAW hack on your Canon 5D mark III see THIS ARTICLE. TEST NOTES: First and most important, I would like to thank the ML team for what they did. Adding RAW recording to a very popular camera and the plan to add RAW recording for most of Canon HDSLR family is earth shaking news. It is as big as allowing HDSLR cameras to shoot video.Read more
After 3 and a half years we’re seeing an update to the camera that spawned this website. The camera’s announcement day is rumored to be Friday March 2nd 2012. Here are first leaked pictures of the Canon 5D mark III: These were posted in the canonrumors forum:Read more
Last week was a crazy ride. The two indie cinema revolutionizers RED and Canon presented their new tech and its impact can be expected to become huge. There’s so much to talk about and cinema5D exists for just that purpose. We’ve installed new subcategories for all 3 models in our unique forums. Come in and join us. Our forums comprise 2 major categories: Large Sensor DSLRs and Large Sensor Camcorders Both hold a graphical interface so you can easily customize and choose the camera forums you’d like to watch. The Canon EOS C300 forum: With the EOS C300 Canon has entered the professional cinema market. Alongside their new cine lenses the C300 is the first in Canons Cinema EOS lineup. See the related Canon C300 announcement article here. Go to the forums now. The Canon EOS Concept Cine DSLR forum: We call it the 5D mark III for now. See the related Canon EOS cine concept article here. Go to the forums now. The RED Scarlet-X forum: The new RED Scarlet-X looks like a truly revolutionary camera for independent filmmakers. Never before has 4k been that affordable. See the related Scarlet-X announcement article here. Go to the forums now.Read more
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