Category Archives: Canon

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Color Grading With Magic Bullet Looks in Premiere CS6

I have a business associate; we'll call him Mister X to protect his identity. Mister X is a talented graphic designer and photographer and is just getting into the world of digital cinema/video. Mister X has a Canon 5D Mark II he shoots with that has served him well in the world of stills and would like to use his trusted Canon camera to get acquainted with capturing moving images. When talking, the Full Story...
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NAB 2013 Preview

In just a few short weeks, NAB 2013 will kick off in Las Vegas, NV. It's a week of full of new technology, conferences, and announcements from leading manufacturers like RED, Sony, and Canon. For those that haven't attended in past years, the NAB show is THE place to be to get your hands on the newest cameras, lenses, and accessories first. Camera nerds and fanboys alike will gather in droves to support Full Story...
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OCT-19 Spherical LOMO Prime Lens Set

By Collis Huntington...HD Planet Cameras acquires set of OCT-19 mounted spherical LOMO primes and OCT-19 Mount for the RED Epic. After putting some elbow grease (and white lithium grease) into these bad boys the focus is running extremely smooth. With the 50mm and 75mm at a T2.2, they are running fast too. The 150mm is a T3.2. With two more wider lenses being worked on by our lens technician Felix Full Story...
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Christopher Nolan Says Heath Ledger Initially Didn’t Want To Be In Superhero Or Batman Movies: 6 Things Learned From The FSLC Talk

by Rodrigo Perez.....Last night at the Walter Reade theater in New York, Christopher Nolan and Film Comment contributing editor Scott Foundas sat down for an hour plus chat about the 'Dark Knight' trilogy, Nolan's career and the traditionalist's love of cinema, the virtues of IMAX cameras and shooting on 65mm, and the importance of keeping the photochemical process alive in a digital age. The fascinating Full Story...
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HD Planet Cameras Buys Arri Alexa

HD Planet is a proud new owner of an Arri Alexa EV. "The Oringinal" as Arri puts it. The first camera on the scene remains at the center of the family; it is the keystone of a modular and upgradeable system that offers not just an image capture solution, but an entire image pipeline. By combining proprietary ARRI technology with ubiquitous, best-of-class tools from industry-leading partners, ALEXA Full Story...
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In the Works: Vaughn Rumored for New ‘Star Wars’ Installment; Ford Interested in Revisiting Han Solo

By Anne Thompson and Beth Hanna November 6, 2012 1:21 PM... One of the exciting prospects for veteran Spielberg poducer Kathleen Kennedy as the new president at Disney-owned Lucasfilm is that she is more than capable of developing a strong script and luring gifted filmmakers to the planned "Star Wars" franchise reboot. Even without a script on hand, directors are lining up. Director Matthew Vaughn Full Story...
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Gates Underwater Camera Housing For RED EPIC & Scarlet Cameras

Those looking to go underwater with their RED EPIC or Scarlet cameras need look no further. The Gates DEEP EPIC underwater camera housing will accommodate a RED EPIC or Scarlet camera with the convenience of an external monitor case that will house a RED 5" or 5.6" LCD monitor. Building upon the success of their DEEP RED housing, the DEEP EPIC features support for a wide range of PL and SLR glass, Full Story...
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Canon Announces New Full Frame EOS 6D

Canon unveiled the newest member of it's DSLR lineup this morning, making the cost of going FULL FRAME a little less expensive. Canon describes the new EOS 6D as a "versatile mid-range full-frame camera with the durability and performance professionals require." The EOS 6D is priced at $2,099 USD, the same price as Nikon's D600, another viable full-frame option. The 6D comes in priced slightly higher Full Story...
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RED Claims Dragon Sensor Doubles EPIC/SCARLET Sensitivity

By Joe Marine via NoFilmSchool.com All has been quiet on the RED front concerning the new Dragon sensor since NAB in April. After their kickoff party before the start of the exhibition, they announced the specifications of the updated sensor. One of the criticisms of the MX sensor has been lower dynamic range than some of its peers, like, for example, the Arri Alexa. RED seems to be gunning straight Full Story...
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Ten Classic NYFF Films at Your Fingertips

Posted by Anna Husted at Filmlinc Daily- Just under a month remains until the 50th New York Film Festival! So we're riding the wave of enthusiasm from our last NYFF films at your fingertips and giving you 10 more classic NYFF films to watch online (sorry, this time no freebies): NYFF '63: The Exterminating Angel Director: Luis Buñuel "Luis Bunuel's The Exterminating Angel is a macabre comedy, Full Story...