UPDATED: Canon 5D 2K raw feed – 1920×720 possible on 1000x card?

5D Mark III DNG

Download sample 2K DNG 24p frame from the hacked 5D Mark III and see the image quality for your own eyes!

Recently Magic Lantern had the breakthrough discovery of beautiful pin sharp 2K sensor feed in raw format on the 5D Mark II and 5D Mark III.

This completely turns our understanding of DSLR video image quality on its head. Why is the video quality so far from what the camera is really capable of?

Read moreUPDATED: Canon 5D 2K raw feed – 1920×720 possible on 1000x card?

The Canon 1D C review

Iscorama anamorphic on the 1D C and my test footage at Vimeo

I shot with the Canon 1D C and Canon C100 Cinema EOS cameras recently with SlashCam in Berlin. The 1D C is the most Jekyll and Hyde camera I’ve ever used and a difficult camera to review. The 1D C is a marriage of beautiful 4K images and an unwilling partner who hasn’t shifted an inch to accommodate it.

Read moreThe Canon 1D C review

Magic Lantern discover 2K raw DNG function on 5D Mark II and III

5D Mark III Cinema DNG

Magic Lantern have uncovered a DNG output in live view on the 5D Mark II and 5D Mark III. At the moment it doesn’t record video but it is expected to be capable of 24fps. The Live View Raw Buffer on the 5D Mark II allows for a 2040 x 1428 DNG stream, and the team are researching the same feature on the 5D Mark III.

Read moreMagic Lantern discover 2K raw DNG function on 5D Mark II and III

Canon 5D Mark III uncompressed HDMI firmware update v1.2.1 now available

Download here The long awaited, year in the making uncompressed HDMI feature has now been added to the 5D Mark III. The firmware has been leaked from a Canon service station and is now available to download before the official 30th April release date. I’ve installed it and I’m testing the HDMI image quality with my Blackmagic HyperDeck Shuttle now. Article will be updated with my findings shortly…