It looks like Canon has finally developed a live view and video AF system for its DSLRs that will be useful with the new Canon 70D. These embedded demo videos come from the Polish site Optyczne. They show off the new 70D’s Dual Pixel AF system with the Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens and the EF 100mm f/2.8L IS Macro lens.
Check out all the short videos of the AF tests below. [click to continue…]
The Canon 70D looks to be more than a worthy successor to the 60D, particularly with the new Dual Pixel AF system, which is demoed in some of the promo videos below. [click to continue…]
Avid Media Composer 7, which was announced back in April at NAB 2013, is now available to all.
New features in Media Composer 7 include the following: [click to continue…]
The 2012 models of Camtrol’s Prime and Prime 22 are nearly half off at B&H. Camtrol has them for $249 right now (reg. $399), but B&H has them at $210 and $220, respectively. Check them out here at B&H Photo.
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…]
The wildly popular, retro photo sharing service, Instagram, now allows users to record video and share it on your account. While this feature is similar to Twitter’s Vine app, you get a 15 second cap on Instagram as opposed to 6 seconds on Vine. [click to continue…]