The EOSHD 5D Mark III 3.5K RAW Shooter’s Guide

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This guide has advice for filmmakers on getting up and running with 5D Mark III 3.5K raw video, using the latest Magic Lantern, as well as the new full HD 60p modes.

Written by EOSHD’s Andrew Reid, the book is easy to understand for all skill levels and you can be up and shooting within minutes.

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Canon 5D Mark III raw video crop mode performance

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Crop mode is covered in my 106 pageĀ EOSHD 5D Mark III Raw Shooter’s GuideĀ on 5D Mark III raw video here

Above – EOSHD “raw rig” above is comprised of the Lanparte BMCC cage with 5D Mark III and LanParte follow focus / carbon matte box from HDVideoShop

Slashcam and I set out to test the 5D Mark III’s crop mode as precisely as possible using a chart – it is possible thanks to 100% accurate framing in crop mode with the black & white Magic Lantern live-view preview mode. Further optimisations to the buffer handling by Alex at Magic Lantern aims to make higher resolutions such as 2560 x 960 at 98MB/s sustainable for longer or even continuous.

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3.5k Canon 5D Mark III raw video with Magic Lantern and latest updates

These past days I’ve been trying to make myself useful to Alex at Magic Lantern, testing the DNG raw video recording on the 5D Mark III with a nightly build of Magic Lantern.

Here’s what the video quality looks like in the DNG video modes at 30fps.

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