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Did Canon just say that DSLRs are dead?

Did Canon just say that DSLRs are dead?

Canon may have just announced that the modern DSLR is dead. In a recent video explaining the technology behind the new RF lens, the company talks about a new age…

Cine Gear: Canon Shows Off Sumire Prime Lenses

Cine Gear: Canon Shows Off Sumire Prime Lenses

Sporting t-shirts showing the Cine Gear 2019 attendees how exactly to pronounce Sumire, Canon’s new PL Prime Lens line up, Canon also set up an example shoot…

Hardware and software make it easy to shoot tethered, anywhere

Hardware and software make it easy to shoot tethered, anywhere

A cable connecting your camera to your computer is all you need to shoot tethered. It may be the start of an experience that will give you better control of…

Quick Look: Three Canon Sumire Primes

Quick Look: Three Canon Sumire Primes

Canon announced the Sumire Prime lenses in April: seven full-frame cinema primes designed to add “a unique artistically pleasing look with gentle and beautiful skin tones and smooth bokeh…

NAB 2019: Things ‘n’ Stuff

NAB 2019: Things ‘n’ Stuff

In recent NABs, the back end of Central Hall was filled with LED luminaires from a vast number of companies, all showing various interpretations of “daylight” or &#8220…

NAB 2019: Canon Image Stabilization in new 8.5-128mm F/2.5 B4 4K Lens

NAB 2019: Canon Image Stabilization in new 8.5-128mm F/2.5 B4 4K Lens

Finally! If there was one thing, and just one thing, I have wanted in 2/3 B4 zoom lens it has always been an Image Stabilizer in the lens. I…

NAB 2019: Introducing Sumire Prime Lenses From Canon

NAB 2019: Introducing Sumire Prime Lenses From Canon

Sumire, pronounced “Soo-mee-ray,” is the name of a Japanese flower, and like the petals of a flower, these lenses are most beautiful when fully opened. Once you open…

Schneider Optics is another company opening a new Burbank location

Schneider Optics is another company opening a new Burbank location

Schneider Optics announced it is moving from Van Nuys to a new space in Burbank, following Canon and Sigma. A special event, right after NAB 2019 ends, will celebrate the…

Canon at NAB: five 4K UHD camcorders, two broadcast lenses and more

Canon at NAB: five 4K UHD camcorders, two broadcast lenses and more

The new 4K UHD camcorders for professional and advanced shooters introduced by Canon at NAB 2019 and the new broadcast lenses will soon be joined by a whole series of…

Are Canon Cinema Cameras the Ultimate Documentary Solution?

Are Canon Cinema Cameras the Ultimate Documentary Solution?

This year all 5 documentaries nominated for an Oscar were shot on Canon cameras. To further discuss this accomplishment, Canon gave me the chance to interview Tim Smith, Canon&#8217…

ART OF THE SHOT: “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” DP Kristy Tully

ART OF THE SHOT: “Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivins” DP Kristy Tully

With production credentials like these: “Feminists: What Were They Thinking?” “Making a Killing: Guns, Greed, and the NRA”, and “The ACLU Freedom Files”  is…

Samyang XP 10mm f/3.5: a wide-angle for full frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs

Samyang XP 10mm f/3.5: a wide-angle for full frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs

Samyang continues to design lenses that defy conventions, and the new XP 10mm f/3.5 is a lens to include in that category. If the claims made by the…

Photo Tour: Canon Burbank

Photo Tour: Canon Burbank

In late December I visited Canon Burbank, an 11,000 square foot, purpose-built facility where you can see Canon’s stills,  video, and cine cameras; take classes; test equipment…

ART OF THE SHOT: Claudia Raschke, DP for Oscar Nominated “RBG”

ART OF THE SHOT: Claudia Raschke, DP for Oscar Nominated “RBG”

Now that the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences have nominated the documentary “RBG” for an Oscar for Best Documentary now might be a great time to…

Review: The Canon XF705 4K Camcorder

Review: The Canon XF705 4K Camcorder

The Canon XF705 is the flagship XF camcorder for Canon and it deserves the placement admirably. The 1″ sensor XF-HEVC H.265 Pro Camcorder packs an Ultra High…