Dinosaur or T-rex?
In 2009 Canon introduced a disruptive technology. His name was the 5D Mark II and it was the devil incarnate. At the time they had a pro line-up of video camcorders like the XL2 which were used by filmmakers all over the world. Canon’s 60+ year old management probably thought they’d just killed an entire business, by accident, with a consumer DSLR.
Anthony Dod Mantle is a well known cinematographer, responsible for pioneering work with digital from the very beginning, with Danny Boyle (28 Days Later) and Lars Von Trier.
So why is he shooting with a 5D Mark II in 2017?
New footage of Blade Runner 2049 contains behind the scenes glimpses of Roger Deakins’s camera setup, with key sequences shot on the Canon 1D C DSLR.
There are 3 performance classes of Canon camera for raw video. Which should you use and what image quality can you expect?