The digital film look on a budget – 10 years after the Arri Alexa, what gets closest for cheapest?

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Hard to believe it, but EOSHD is nearly 10 years old!

2010 was a big year for digital cinema. The 5D Mark II was in full stride kickstarting DSLR filmmaking. Arri’s first proper digital film camera the Alexa was released and revolutionised filmmaking at the highest levels. Now all these years later I’m still looking – not for the sharpest, highest K, most featured packed modern camera but for a camera costing less than $1000 which has the most Alexa-like image.

Not on a technical level, of course, but in terms of the feel of the images and how cinematic the end-results are when viewed on the big screen.

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“The Uncertainty Has Settled”, a feature film shot using Magic Lantern raw video

The Uncertainty Has Settled is available at Vimeo On Demand! (https://vimeo.com/ondemand/theuncertaintyhassettled)

“Are we doing the right thing?” That’s the question The Uncertainty Has Settled explores, and you may ask yourself the same thing about shooting Magic Lantern for the big screen! Crazy or inspired? My friend in Berlin, Volker Schmidt was behind the camera on this film, and the decision to shoot Magic Lantern raw video on the ‘vintage’ 5D Mark II…

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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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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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