There are several deals currently available on Canon EOS Cinema cameras ranging from $500 off the Canon EOS C100 (as low as $4499) to $2000 off the Canon EOS C300 or the 1D C. Check out all of the kits and options available with rebates here at B&H Photo.
The 4K Canon 1D C now has a $2000 instant rebate, which brings the price down to under $10k for the first time. I’m not sure how long this deal lasts, but you can find it here at B&H Photo.
Canon has issued updates for several software programs. Update info for the respective applications from Canon is noted below. [Read more...]
Canon has announced that it will provide firmware upgrades for the 1D X and 1D C cameras starting in January 2014 and November 2013, respectively. The firmware updates for each of the cameras provide several new features. For the 1D X, firmware version 2.0 adds a number of AF improvements as well as other refinements. The 1D C firmware update adds lens communication enhancements as well as audio line-in recording.
Complete details in the press release below. [Read more...]
Canon has announced an upcoming firmware update for the EOS 1D C 4K cinema camera. The update addresses lens aberration correction with EF Cinema lenses and includes additional audio recording support via the external mic input.
The firmware update must be performed at a Canon Factory Service center. Complete details on the firmware update from Canon below. [Read more...]
Another source has sent me info (thanks) on Canon’s next DSLR, stating that it won’t be the 75MP+ behemoth undergoing field testing now. Instead, the source claims Canon will launch a DSLR with a 44.7MP sensor (8192 x 5462) that provides 4K cinema capability without bayer artifacts, and can do UHDTV with a slight crop. [Read more...]
Here’s a short video from Jay P. Morgan (of The Slanted Lens) on using a one light setup. Interestingly, he is shooting a model with a Canon 1D C with 4K video and pulling stills from the video frames. While he was shooting video in this session, the same lighting principles apply to still photography and strobes. [Read more...]