NAB rolling news update – Atomos firmware for native 24p on Nikon D800 / Canon C500 official specs sheet

Atomos Ninja

Download the firmware here

Atomos have released a firmware update for the Ninja ProRes recorder to make it Nikon D800 certified. It is now able to obtain a true native 24p progressive feed from the Nikon D800! No more interlaced. They say quality in this mode is very good. I don’t yet have a D800 (or the Ninja!) so can’t test this for myself but if any readers are willing to give this a go, be my guest.

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Making sense of the Canon Cinema 1D 4K DSLR from a film industry perspective

Canon Cinema 1D

Above: the Cinema 1D, a 4K video camera and a stills camera second

Today Canon made official their plans to enter the high end cinema and TV production market with two very competitively priced products relative to the current industry standards – the Arri Alexa, Sony F35/F65 and Red EPIC.

How do they fit in?

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