Is it any better? Rather than spoil the surprise please do go ahead and watch the short test video. You can download the original file at Vimeo here.
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.
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.
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…