canon 7d

Lockit Buddy is a new device that’s designed to bring time code into footage shot on HDSLRs like the Canon 5D Mark II and 7D[click to continue…]

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Switronix and Redrock Micro have teamed up to deliver customized HDSLR rigs that take advantage of Switronix’s battery systems and Redrock Micro’s supports.  The Switronix powered rigs offer up to 6-times the runtime of standard DSLR batteries and can also be used to power on-board electronics like external LCD monitors.  Switronix offers battery connection cables for the Canon 5D MKII, Canon 7D, Canon 60D, Canon T2i, and Panasonic AG-AF100.

Check out some of the configurations below. [click to continue…]

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In still image files shot with the Canon 7D and other DSLRs, we have the luxury of using RAW format to capture each frame and get a tremendous amount of latitude (exposure and color range in over/under-exposed shots) out of those files in post production.  Unfortunately, when it comes to video capture, DSLRs like the Canon 7D spit out a highly compressed file that has nowhere near the amount of latitude you get from a RAW still image file.

While the below video comparison may seem silly in some respects for comparing a $1500 camera to a $65,000+ (depending on the configuration) camera, it is also very useful to those new to HDSLR video – as a way to demonstrate (1) just how limited these cameras are when it comes to capturing video, and (2) just how much more important a perfect exposure is when recording video. [click to continue…]

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Where’d that 2000 fps setting on the Canon 7D come from? [click to continue…]

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Canon’s instant rebates for its popular DSLRs are about to come to a close.  So, if you were hoping to save up to $250 on a new Canon DSLR before Christmas rolls around, right now may be the best time to pick one up.

The full list of soon-to-expire deals is below with links to Photography Bay’s preferred online photography affiliate, B&H Photo. [click to continue…]

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Zunow has created a PL mount adapter for Canon DSLRs such as the 5D Mark II, 1D Mark IV and 7D.  The adapter uses high quality optical glass in order to maintain the 35m light circle and maintain depth of field. The Zunow PL mount adapter is estimated to retail at $2800.

[Zunow via Canon Rumors]

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