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Technical Support / Re: functional ISO
« on: June 08, 2012, 01:10:02 PM »
5D III without a doubt.  I moved from the 30D to the 7D and was blown away with the detail but the noise was something to deal with and I guess that is what you are grappling with when you say "functional" ISO.  Now I have the 5Dm III and, well look, you can shoot well into 3200 iso and not have to edit too much to clean the little things.

Pricewatch Deals / Re: Rebates & BG-E11 Shipping Updates
« on: June 04, 2012, 06:03:17 PM »
I did order from B&H, late 5-25, but my order still says BACKORDERED.... Patience, Patience, Patience >:(

Black & White / Re: black and white with the use of selective colors
« on: June 03, 2012, 05:11:29 PM »
Colin Hay at Folk Fest 2010. Edited with Aperture 3.

Animal Kingdom / Re: MY dog
« on: May 27, 2012, 09:35:53 PM »
Well Done 8)

EOS Bodies / Re: Canon BG-E11 Making its Way to Retailers
« on: May 18, 2012, 04:24:11 PM »
I had a third party grip for my 7D.  It had a slot in it where you could put the battery door (that you have to take off the camera).  It was nice to be able to keep everything together.  Does the canon BG-11 have this?

It was shot with C300.

Yes those! :)
Thank you Kindly wickidwombat

The Guy on does a good video about this. He does however come at the question from a very different angle.  That is to say less technical point of view then some of the replies above. I'm not making fun of any one-  it's just that he (he's called Kai) talks about how the lens feels and how 50mm is a kind of natural field of view on a FF camera. If I had any real computer skills I would leave the specific URL here, but you know google and 50mm and theirs are among the first videos come up.

bluegreenturtle Thanks for the link.
So let me see if I understand... when shooting 1080 30p @ 1/30 I'm in effect smudging the picture?

You see I'm a TV camera man I shoot on the station's Sony XDCAM-HD 1080 60I (soon to be laid off, now getting work with 5Dm III), I'm coming at this from a video point of view. When we add shutter speed the video my TV Eye sees jitter and we will add this for effect or to be better able to slowmo in post.  I should just let the "Jitters" go and I'll get crisper video, yes?

Thanks again

EOS Bodies - For Video / 30p and shutter speed- 1/30 or 1/60 and why?
« on: March 31, 2012, 12:19:15 PM »
I'll be shooting video with my new 5D III and I keep reading that I should double the frames per second
30p/25p/24p to get the proper shutter speed:  30p->1/60 25p->1/50(PAL) and 24p->1/50 (closest speed).
SO my question is why and  that I might better understand, what is the logic behind this?

Shooting 1080/30p I find that shutter speeds over 1/60 look very Jittery and I know that that can be used as an effect or look. I guess I find 1/60 a little jittery as well, so I windup shooting at 1/30- am I making a mistake?

EOS Bodies / Re: 5D Mk III Owners - are you happy?
« on: March 30, 2012, 04:13:08 PM »
Currently HAPPY :) on the way to DELIGHTED ;D

If Apple doesn't get their act together as far as Aperture 3 recognizing 5D III RAW files I might have to jump ship. Aperture 3 freezes on me a lot. So far Lr 4 is smooth, I just have some interface learning to do. :P

EOS Bodies / Re: Delivered 5Dmk3 Units Awesome vs Has problems
« on: March 28, 2012, 05:41:48 PM »
Mine seems fine except for the blown/Hot pixel.  I did the "manual sensor cleaning thing" Cap on put it in manual clean mode for about a min. I guess it remaps the sensor and covers the hot pixel?  Well it worked :D

EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 5DIII, Problems With Sensor(?)
« on: March 25, 2012, 01:58:24 AM »
Wow Thanks. Looks live I'm fixed, video too. :D

EOS Bodies - For Stills / Re: 5DIII, Problems With Sensor(?)
« on: March 24, 2012, 10:42:29 PM »
My 5D MIII has a blowen pixel as well center right.  Only shows up around iso 1600 and up. I've heard people say that most chips have them and that its a sad fact of life- I don't know.
You know my 7D has the same thing, only ever saw it in the 7D's video.
I work with a Sony XDCAM-HD (I know CCD Not CMOS But).  We get blown pixels a lot all you do is Black balance three times in a row and the camera basically masks the bad pixels out. I guess for stills you can just brush it out but in video its a big pain. 

Am I sending my new camera back too? :-\

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