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Testing the Canon 5D2: RAW vs. H264

I can’t sit on the sidelines when something like RAW video functionality on a DSLR comes out. There are a lot of nice test videos out now, but I needed to shoot my own. So, here it is! My first…

Canon 5D Hacked for RAW Video

Just when you thought that Blackmagic had made it safe to write off DSLR video as a transitional form in the evolution of filmmaking, the wizards toiling in obscurity on the “Magic Lantern” Canon firmware hack have revealed footage shot…

Is Magic Lantern Still Needed?

I have decided to rent a Canon 5D2 system to make a short video.  I mentioned to the rental house that the Magic Lantern firmware upgrade would allow for better audio capabilities, and the technician I spoke with informed me…