Magic Lantern now working on Canon 70D (both versions)

Update: here’s a quick test from me confirming Dual Pixel CMOS AF works during raw recording. Check the Vimeo description for more details / workflow.

The convenience of Dual Pixel CMOS AF is now coming to raw video, with Magic Lantern now available for all 70D owners.

Previously the software only worked on a very select few 70D bodies and not the earlier serial numbers, which had a slightly different firmware revision.

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Canon EOS M3 Review – new sensor, new video quality?

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The EOS M3 features Canon’s new flagship 24MP APS-C (Super 35mm) sensor, the flag bearer for future Canon APS-C DSLRs such as the 760D.

Now released in Europe and Asia but not in the US, does the M3 rage against the dying of the light or go quietly into the night?

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LG 4K Digital Cinema Display Review – 4096 x 2160 10bit IPS

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The catchily named “LG 31MU97-B” is in fact not a submarine but a 10bit IPS 4K DCI display with 99.5″ Adobe RGB colour gamut.

Is this a better option than the 5K iMac display? I think it could be…

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Kickstarter fps1000 high speed camera update – options include 4K / Sony A7S-like sensitivity / 4000fps HD!

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There are some truly remarkable upgrade options for backers of the fps1000 project on Kickstarter, including 4K Super 35mm and also an ultra-sensitive Micro Four Thirds CMOS.

The original fps1000 Platinum with Micro Four Thirds mount which I backed was £899 and is now due to ship next month!

The higher end 4K and ultra-sensitivity options are an extra £1500 for backers and will likely ship Q4 2015.

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