Magic Lantern Raw Video – Current camera capabilities, updated for 2017

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There are 3 performance classes of Canon camera for raw video. Which should you use and what image quality can you expect?

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Sony 4D AF versus Canon Dual Pixel AF – the differences explained + new A6300 AF test

Sony A6300 close-up

Early adopters have put the Sony A6300 image quality and autofocus to the test – the results are incredible (see below).

Could Sony have achieved something very special with their combination of 6K sensor readout and 425 phase detect points?

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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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News round-up including a look at the 70D’s image quality

It’s been a busy weekend in the DSLR community, so here’s a round-up of a bunch of the more significant news. The Canon 70D is to be released in August and represents the first proper revamp of the Canon APS-C line since 2009’s Canon 7D. Canon make grand claims over the new video and live-view optimised AF system but is the new sensor able to deliver the goods when it comes to image quality?

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