Tag Archives: Canon

How to Eliminate Shadows from your Daytime Portraits

Using pop-up flash in the daytime.

When you take portraits on a bright and sunny day, you may notice that at times harsh shadows are cast on persons’ faces causing at times severe underexposure. Yet at the same time the background is well exposed. What is happening is that your camera has automatically adjusted its exposure settings for the background and not the foreground of which your subject is a part of.… Read More »

Canon EOS 1D X review

CANON-1D-X

The news is out and I wont bother retyping all the specs as I am sure you read them already. Instead, I would like to go over some of the points to see what this announcement really means for both photographer and videographers.… Read More »

Canon announces T3I & T3

I am not the first to cover the news so lets go straight to the interesting parts. Forget the T3, it only record in 720p, lets look at the Canon T3i which is the only real option for HDSLR shooters.

Features

The spec sheet is looks pretty standard/expected until we hit these two points: Improved EOS Full HD Movie mode with manual exposure control, expanded recording with new Movie Digital zoom and Video Snapshot features for enhanced video shooting options.… Read More »

Canon 60D announcement + bunch of new lenses!

I just saw on CanonRumors the press release of the 60D. Here is the executive summary: 18 MP APS-C CMOS sensor Advanced creative features with Basic + Vari-angle 7.7cm (3.0”) 3:2 ratio LCD Full HD movies with manual control (same settings as the 7D) DIGIC 4 ISO 100-6400, H:12800 5.3fps shooting for up to 58 JPEGs 9-point cross type AF System iFCL metering with 63-zone Dual-layer Sensor Integrated Speedlite transmitter In-camera RAW processing Priced at about 1100$, it is probably going to replace the 7D as the second camera for a lot of shooters (and main camera for a lot of people too!).… Read More »

Canon Wonder camera, wonder what?

This week big news was Canon announcement of their wonder camera. If you have not see it yet, here it is. You know what this reminds me of? Videos from the 60s saying everyone would own a flying car in 2000… Some of the technologies highlighted in the video already exists and I am sure they are working hard on those that do not.… Read More »

Canon 5D firmware update almost confirmed

Canon rumors has a picture from a presentation where we can see the list of features which will be added with the next firmware in March. The features are: Manual sound recording level & meters Histogram display when shooting in manual mode AV and TV mode for shooting video Increased audio sampling rate to 48k.… Read More »

EOS Movie Plugin-E1 details

Canon is now hosting a full page in its digital learning center about the FCP E1 Plugin that we previously talked about. Canon also used the opportunity to send a quick jab to Nikon when talking about H.264: This is an ideal file type for video capture in an SLR camera, delivering relatively compact file sizes with image quality noticably superior to alternate video compressions (such as Motion JPEG).… Read More »

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