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. [click to continue…]
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. [click to continue…]
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. [click to continue…]
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. [click to continue…]
Canon USA has issued a product advisory for the Canon 1D X and 1D C cameras due to wear caused by insufficient lubrication. The wear can result in AF failures and blurry images in the viewfinder.
Read the full product advisory from Canon below. [click to continue…]
The Canon 1D C is getting a firmware update to add 25p 4K video capture in firmware version 1.2. [click to continue…]