Canon – the REAL technical and political reasons behind the lack of decent video

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.

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EOSHD C-LOG and Film Simulation Picture Profiles for Canon

Buy it now

Buy it now for just: $19.99 (was $24.99)

The EOSHD C-LOG and Film Profiles Pack is now available and works in both video and stills mode – on all Canon DSLRs and mirrorless cameras.

Crafted using my Canon Cinema EOS 1D C as a development camera, the EOSHD C-LOG and Film Profiles pack installs a “Canon LOG” picture style on cameras previously without it, plus a range of film simulation modes.

The pack is supplied with full easy to follow instructions and no modification or firmware update is necessary. It is compatible with all Canon DSLRs and mirrorless cameras such as the EOS RP, EOS M series, 5D Mark IV, 6D Mark II, 5D Mark III, 1D X Mark II, Rebel series, EOS R and more.

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Nikon D500 with cropped 4K video (UPDATED)

UPDATE: Unfortunately the D500 uses a heavy crop of the sensor to readout 4K video. More about this below.

As well as the Nikon D5, we have a surprise.

Although the Nikon D5 can only record 4K for up to 3 minutes at a time, the D500 can go for a full 30 minutes in one continuous take.

The D500 also comes in much cheaper than the larger FX pro body.

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