The Canon 7D has been a tough nut to crack for the Magic Lantern firmware crew. After 3 years in the process, they finally had a breakthrough and figured out how to run Magic Lantern as add-on software on the 7D.
Check out the video below for a demo of Magic Lantern running on the 7D.[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9R-teVHSdtk&w=640&h=360]
The Magic Lantern team is currently working on the debug process to get the firmware in a state for release. You can read more and donate to the cause here at Magic Lantern’s website.
I just talked about ‘Like Crazy’ a couple of days ago, which was shot on the Canon 7D and is out in theaters now. And now, Relativity Media, which picked up ‘Act of Valor‘ for a cool $13M earlier this year, just released the second trailer for the film. As you may already know, Act of Valor was shot primarily with the Canon 5D Mark II and a combination of Zeiss and Panavision lenses – with Shane Hurlbut, ASC serving as DP on the film.
I have embedded the trailer below. (Sorry, but autoplay is forced on for the trailer embed.) [Read more…]
Zacuto’s 3-part documentary, The Great Camera Shootout 2011, is now out with all 3 parts online.
The camera lineup includes the 35mm Kodak 5213 & 5219 Film, Arri Alexa, RED ONE M-X, Weisscam HS-2, Phantom Flex, Sony F-35, Sony F3, Panasonic AG-AF100, Canon 5D Mark II, Canon 1D Mark IV, Canon 7D and Nikon D7000.
Part I ‘The Tipping Point’ tests dynamic range, under-exposure and over-exposure: [Read more…]