This is a great video from Canon and Alex Buono, who is the DP for SNL, covering the 4K workflow with the Canon EOS C500. As Buono points out, 4K is important in today’s 1080 world for both reframing options on some projects and future-proofing others with a 4K master. [Read more...]
For those who have been clamoring for a bigger superzoom lens for their Canon DSLRs, you now have an option available. Canon just announced its new CINE-SERVO 50-1000mm T5.0-8.9 Ultra-Telephoto Zoom lens for a whopping retail price of $78,000. [Read more...]
Disney and IMAX are shooting a new 3D film, in part, from space using astronauts on the International Space Station and are using Canon EOS Cinema cameras and lenses. [Read more...]
Canon has announced a free software upgrade for the EOS C500 that is geared toward more efficient on-set production workflows. The Cinema Raw Development 1.3 software is expected to be available starting in October 2014.
More info about the Cinema Raw Development 1.3 software from Canon: [Read more...]
It attaches by using a foam padded sleeve that slides over the LCD screen of either the C300 or C500. The sleeve is secured into place with a bar clamp. It also includes a unique monitor lock clip to keep the LCD screen from moving forward when the Z-Finder is pressed against your eye.
The Z-Finder for the Canon C300 and C500 retails for $485 and is expected to ship mid-March. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
You can see the new Z-Finder and other Zacuto C300 and C500 accessories in the video below. [Read more...]