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What the Canon 1D X 14 fps burst mode looks like as a 5K video

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[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qU71wZBoA1E[/youtube]

This from Michael Hession at Gizmodo. It really is a great idea - he has used the stills burst mode (the fastest ever on a DSLR) of the Canon 1D X to piece together a short video at 14 fps. The video has the dynamic range, resolution and overall quality of photographs. It is a massive step up from the video mode but of course 14 fps is shall we say - a retro frame rate.

However I actually think it is a valid style. It has a certain appeal, a certain old Super 8 magic to the motion - but from a far larger sensor.

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Insane how fast cameras are becoming. I would be a bit worried about wear of the physical shutter, a camera like the 1DX is designed for what, say 300.000 exposures or something? If you record 6 hours of video like this that's your 300.000 exposures done. Shutter can be replaced by Canon though so I guess it's not a biggie.

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Tried several times in the last 3 years with 5D Mk2 + twixtor and basically works only if you have very slow camera and subject movements. I really suggest to give a try. Advantage is the potential to zoom later on details beside the dynamic range. Curios to see this on a 14fps camera.

Ciao

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The Nikon V1 is more capable in this respect since it can shoot 30fps RAW in burst mode (limited to about 34 frames). This makes it arguably the most affordable raw digital cinema camera - with the severe restrictions of recording length, no sound, and no manual shutter/aperture/ISO control in electronic shutter burst mode.

Here's a test video of mine, with the following workflow:
- shot as RAW images in burst mode
- images converted to 2k 16bit-per-color channel TIFFs with a raw converter
- TIFFs written into a 24fps Quicktime file without recoding (using ffmpeg)
- Quicktime with TIFF codec converted into Quicktime with ProRes codec.

The sequence is unedited and has no color/exposure correction. The ProRes Quicktime file can be downloaded as a 2 part rar archive from
[url="http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?69ma8csyt7tcj4z"]http://www.mediafire...69ma8csyt7tcj4z[/url] (part 1, 200 MB)
[url="http://www.mediafire.com/download.php?3tg1r6ztdat1i8f"]http://www.mediafire...3tg1r6ztdat1i8f[/url] (part 2, 162 MB).

With the high color depth, the material is fantastically gradable.

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Insane how fast cameras are becoming. I would be a bit worried about wear of the physical shutter, a camera like the 1DX is designed for what, say 300.000 exposures or something? If you record 6 hours of video like this that's your 300.000 exposures done. Shutter can be replaced by Canon though so I guess it's not a biggie.
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wow, that is something to think about!! I doubt the owner has taken that into thought

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In 2009, I made a similar video with a D3. Cool vid for the canon 1Dx

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With all that extra resolution you could apply some serious software stailization, like the new warp stabilizer in Adobe Premiere Pro CS6! Also could do some sweet pan and scan like what done with this video (which originated at much lower quality):
[url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JXRGPVLq8IA"]https://www.youtube....h?v=JXRGPVLq8IA[/url]

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