Tempted? Should you get a $6499 Canon C300 or wait until after NAB?

Canon C300

Many people aren’t ready for 4K yet. These people just got the bargain of the century with a massive Canon price reduction on the old Canon C300.

You can read my most recent views on the C300 here.

But should you give into temptation and buy one? Let’s have a look at the options.

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Canon 1D C vs 5D Mark III Raw (and C300 / GH2 resolution comparison)

5d3raw-vs-1dc

This test was conducted jointly with my good friend and neighbour Rudi at Slashcam – you can read his take on it in German / in English.

In the battle of the 1080p cameras, the game has changed. Here’s how the 5D Mark III in raw recording mode compares to the best 1080p output from the Canon C300 and 1D C.

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The Canon 1D C review

Iscorama anamorphic on the 1D C and my test footage at Vimeo

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.

Read moreThe Canon 1D C review

The Canon ‘C50’ and what Canon need to do to fix the prosumer video range

Canon Cinema EOS

The Cinema EOS range for pros seems to be a blazing success. It isn’t that the C300 has the best image or the best technology, it is one of those products where the yin and yang is so perfect it ‘just works’.

How can Canon bring the same magic to the prosumer market?

Read moreThe Canon ‘C50’ and what Canon need to do to fix the prosumer video range