Canon 5Ds press release makes no mention of video – has it been dropped from flagship DSLR?

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Canon Watch and Canon Rumors have posted the London press release for the 50 megapixel Canon 5Ds.

It omits any mention of video. Has it been quietly dropped now Canon have the Cinema EOS range?

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Welcome to the newly re-launched EOSHD

Cooke vs Sigma

EOSHD has a fresh look to both the blog and forum. Both are now responsive layouts with the latest source code and web technology. Now EOSHD comes to you faster and easier to use than ever before.

More features will be added in the coming days and one I am especially looking forward to rolling out is EOSHD Soundtrack Compositions. This is the start of a long project but right out of the blocks I am excited for the quality of music we’ll be providing filmmakers.

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Live coverage – Blackmagic Production Camera 4K and Pocket Cinema Camera

Blackmagic have announced two ground-breakng cinema cameras at consumer price-points.

OVERVIEW OF THE CAMERAS IN THE ORIGINAL ARTICLE HERE

Here’s a closer view of the 4K sensor in the Blackmagic Production Camera. So there you have it – 4K for $4k.

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Sony NEX-Hack update – 1st camera purchased for Someone1.00

NEX-Hack (NEX 5N and NEX 7 pictured)

NEW: Donate and view the latest donations here

Read the full update at EOSHD NEX-Hack.com

Today myself and Malcolm of Magic Lantern were able to transfer $700 to Someone1.00 to buy his first test body from the NEX-Hack.com donations fund.

We are well on the path to improvements in video image quality and features on the Sony NEX and Alpha cameras.

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Top sources say Sony developing full frame A99 as hybrid GH2-like DSLR targeting professional filmmakers

The older Sony A900 / full frame A99 coming in 2012

Above: Sony’s previous foray into full frame, the A900

With Canon this year failing to capitalise in my view, on their huge gains in the video market following the successful 5D Mark II, I have long wondered when one of the big 3 would get it right and give us what we need – a full frame DSLR with equal emphasis on pro video and stills.

My friend Sony Alpha Rumors, a blog so often the recipient of genuine information rates this news highly because it is from multiple trusted sources and I myself have heard whispers of Sony’s approach which match, so I don’t doubt it. Professional filmmakers and videographers were involved in the planning stages of the camera for 2 years. The A99 strategy is one of convergence and not only will the camera have the best possible video image quality but Sony are building a video infrastructure around the product to support it.

These developments are incredibly significant…

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