Tagged with canon - Personal View Talks http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussions/tagged/canon/feed.rss Tue, 22 Jul 14 21:32:51 -0600 Tagged with canon - Personal View Talks en-CA Our first documentary filmed with Nikon D5300, D5200 and Canon 5D Mark II http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10814/-our-first-documentary-filmed-with-nikon-d5300-d5200-and-canon-5d-mark-ii Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:27:47 -0600 Zilvinas 10814@/talks/discussions Here is our first documentary, presented at the Sundance Institute Short Film Challenge. Filmed with Nikon D5300, D5200 and Canon 5D Mark II.

GH3 short with slowmotion: In My Backyard http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10790/gh3-short-with-slowmotion-in-my-backyard Mon, 14 Jul 2014 07:16:17 -0600 JulienMisc 10790@/talks/discussions

First try shooting FMX, not very easy ... Happy by the way, a nice afternoon in my big friend Julien's backyard. Goog vibes and atomic riding from a passionate guy. Go on dude, you're on the right way ;-)

Shot & Edit: Julien Miscischia Camera: Panasonic GH3 Codec: MOV 50mbps IPB 1080@50 PAL Lenses: Olympus 45mm 1.8, Panasonic 14-42mm OIS kit lens, Canon FD 35-105mm 3.5, Helios 135mm 2.8 with Fader ND Profile: Natrual -5,-5, 0, -5 Edit and grade: Premiere Pro CS6, After Effect CS6, FilmConvert

Music: Sleepless (Fakear remix) soundcloud.com/fakear/sleepless-fakear-remix soundcloud.com/fakear

Comments are welcome

FS : Canon FD 50mm f/1.4 | FD 135mm f/2.8 | Hoya FD 35-105mm f/3.5 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10712/fs-canon-fd-50mm-f1.4-fd-135mm-f2.8-hoya-fd-35-105mm-f3.5 Wed, 02 Jul 2014 12:01:42 -0600 Sph1nxster 10712@/talks/discussions All items based in UK. Lenses sold seperately will be individually priced for postage. If all three are bought together then Free P&P applies.

All in excellent condition and fully functional focus and aperture rings. I have all the front lens caps but do not have all the back caps, I have two but i would fit an MFT adaptor and cap to the last one sold. Blades operate smoothly and IQ on the primes is excellent. The Hoya is not a sharp lens but has an unusual look to it.

Can be sold with FD to MFT mounts (2 x)

Canon FD 50mm f/1.4 = £40 Canon FD 135mm f/2.8 = £50 Hoya FD 35-105mm f/3.5 = £25

All three for £105 with free P&P

PM for more details

Canon G1X Mark II, a 1.5" sensor RX10 competitor http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9594/canon-g1x-mark-ii-a-1.5-sensor-rx10-competitor Tue, 11 Feb 2014 21:49:23 -0700 imdjay 9594@/talks/discussions image


  • Large 1.5-type Canon CMOS sensor
  • 12.8 Megapixel images (3:2) and multi-aspect shooting
  • Fast f/2 aperture and a max ISO 12,800
  • Ultra-wide 24mm, 5x zoom lens
  • DIGIC 6 processing and Intelligent IS
  • 31-point AiAF and MF Peaking
  • Dual Control Rings and touch-screen operation
  • Wi-Fi with remote shooting and Image Sync
  • Optional electronic viewfinder
  • 14-bit RAW
  • $799 price

The Canon PowerShot G1 X Mark II raises performance and quality to new heights in a compact, brilliant design. Featuring a huge, 1.5-inch 12.8 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS sensor, a powerful DIGIC 6 Image Processor and an all-new 5x wide-angle optical zoom lens with Optical Image Stabilizer and a circular, 9-blade aperture for stunning blurred backgrounds, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II delivers the outstanding image quality you would expect with a digital SLR camera but in a portable, Wi-Fi and NFC enabled package.

Canon 1.5-inch, 12.8 Megapixel High-Sensitivity CMOS Sensor
Almost as large as the APS-C CMOS sensor found in many EOS digital SLRs, and bigger than those found in 4/3 system cameras, the PowerShot G1 X Mark II's sensor sets the standard for sensitivity and resolving power in compact cameras. Each cell area is 4.5x the size of those found in 1/1.7 type sensors and is thus able to capture more light at the pixel level. This means better detail, even at higher ISOs, with minimal noise and distortion and, thanks to the sensor's wide cell pitch, breathtaking dynamic range. The PowerShot G1 X Mark II camera natively captures images in the 3:2 aspect ratio, which is the same as Canon EOS SLR cameras. The PowerShot G1 X Mark II also features a new Aspect Ratio function, enabling RAW image capturein both 3:2 and 4:3 aspect ratios while maintaining the same angle of view.


Available at:

Canon EOS T5 1200D topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9595/canon-eos-t5-1200d-topic Tue, 11 Feb 2014 22:15:06 -0700 Vitaliy_Kiselev 9595@/talks/discussions image


  • Old 18Mp sensor
  • Old DIGIC 4 LSI
  • Old 460k screen
  • 3fps max speed
  • only 9 AF points
  • $550


Available at:

FS: Canon FD 15mm fisheye 2.8 with colour filter ring http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10446/fs-canon-fd-15mm-fisheye-2.8-with-colour-filter-ring Sat, 24 May 2014 12:36:40 -0600 belfryman 10446@/talks/discussions This is a lens doing everything it can to get some attention! I bought it thinking with a speedbooster I would finally have something pretty wide but then I bought the 12-35mm anyway! Selling for the price I bought if for £275, haven't done anything with it other than a few test shots - not that it makes any difference, it's old now innit - so selling for the price I paid. Would obviously prefer to send UK.

Canon Cinema EOS C300 topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/1350/canon-cinema-eos-c300-topic Thu, 03 Nov 2011 17:56:40 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 1350@/talks/discussions

•Single 8.3 megapixel 2160×3840 Super-35 CMOS sensor (4K resolution) with Digic DV III processor
•Canon XF codec (50Mbps 4:2:2 1080p30 MPEG2 MXF) records to two Compact Flash card slots
•Canon Log gamma, SDI, compact body, Custom Presets and menus similar to Canon XF series
•Exposure and focus control are completely manual — there is no AE or AF on either camera
•Sold as a system, incl. LCD monitor / XLR audio unit, side grip, top handle, batt. & charger
•Availability: Jan. 2012; Price: appx. $16,000 USD (for C300)

Canon claims the camera resolves 1,000 TV lines



Available at:

* http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/839220-REG/Canon_5779B002_C300_Cinema_EOS_Camcorder.html
* http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/839221-REG/Canon_5819B002_EOS_C300_PL_Cinema.html






Wi-Fi remote control from tablet:





Canon 6D FF DSLR topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4581/canon-6d-ff-dslr-topic Fri, 14 Sep 2012 16:48:44 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 4581@/talks/discussions image


  • 20.2mp full frame sensor
  • 4.5fps serial shooting
  • ISO Range 100-25600 (plus 50, 51200, 102400)
  • Weathersealed (Splash and dust resistant)
  • Build in Wi-fi
  • Build in GPS
  • 11 AF Points, only one cross.
  • 3.2″ LCD 1,02M dots
  • VF - pentaprism with 97 % coverage
  • Shutter spped - up to 1/8000 sec
  • Full HD video, 30p maximum
  • 1920 x 1080 (29.97, 25, 23.976 fps fps), 1280 x 720 (59.94, 50 fps)
  • Intraframe or interframe (ala 5D MkII)
  • USB 2.0
  • Lithium-Ion LP-E6 rechargeable battery
  • 770 g
  • 145 x 111 x 71 mm
  • Will be in stores at december 2012
  • $2100 body price

Reviews and previews:

Available for preorder at:



Canon 100D, SL1 topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6425/canon-100d-sl1-topic Mon, 18 Mar 2013 03:10:21 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 6425@/talks/discussions Small DSLR will be called EOS-b, accompanied by an 18-55m lens kit and will have $800 price tag.

Camera specs are identical to the T4i and EOS M. Digic 5 image processor, nine-point autofocus system, 3-inch 1.04K dot TFT-LCD touchscreen, four frames-per-second burst shooting, an ISO range from 100 to 12,800 and outdated HD video capture



Preliminary specifications:

  • 18 million pixel sensor DIGIC5
  • 1.04 million dot 3-inch LCD monitor
  • 4 seconds of continuous shooting frames
  • Full HD video
  • Shutter speed - 30-1/4000
  • Flash synchro - 1/200
  • ISO range - 100-25600
  • AF sensor 9-point, only central is cross
  • Use SD / SDHC / SDXC
  • Battery - LP-E12
  • Weight (body only) - 370g, 407g with battery, memory card.
  • EF -S 18-55mm IS STM kit
  • $650 for body

Available at:

Lens Modifying http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6498/lens-modifying Mon, 25 Mar 2013 14:58:37 -0600 producer 6498@/talks/discussions I've read and watched all the available info about modifying the lens Pentax/Cosmicar/Rainbow 8-48mm f1.0.

I just received Canon TV C-Mount Lens 8-48mm f1.0 which looks like Rainbow model:


But the guides of modifying show difference between Rainbow and Canon at the thread construction inside.

Please anyone who has CANON 8-48mm f1.0 for help about the right modifying!!!

Big thanks in advance!

Thunder over Louisville 2014 (air show/fireworks, bmcc/5d3 raw) http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10207/thunder-over-louisville-2014-air-showfireworks-bmcc5d3-raw- Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:53:34 -0600 GravitateMediaGroup 10207@/talks/discussions shot on EF BMCC/5d3 mlv raw with canon 24-105 no LUT, only VERY minor color correction and WB adjust in resolve10. (dont' mistake compression for banding ;) I don't have the fastest internet in the world and had to get a 90gb uncompressed video to 1gb lol also, the 3 smudges that you may see in a few clips I think come from the "little ones" fingerprints lol)

Canon Cinema 1D, rocking 4K camera http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/2843/canon-cinema-1d-rocking-4k-camera Thu, 12 Apr 2012 09:26:20 -0600 PixCanFly 2843@/talks/discussions image

  • Internal 4K recording, 4:2:2
  • MJPEG compression (8 bit, of course)
  • ISO up to 25,600
  • HDMI connector (Full HD, 4:2:2)
  • Canon Log Gamma
  • 4K only for 24p
  • 24p, 25p, 30p, 50p and 60p in 1080p
  • Fullframe and two crop options - APS-H, Super 35mm

The battle of 4k and RAW begins.

Info from - http://www.cinemaeos.usa.canon.com/products.php?type=Cameras

Available at:

Canon Cinema EOS C100 camera topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4402/canon-cinema-eos-c100-camera-topic Wed, 29 Aug 2012 07:10:50 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 4402@/talks/discussions image

  • EF mount
  • S35mm sensor
  • magnesium body
  • 2 XLR audio inputs
  • 24/25/30p and 50/60i (yep, no 50/60p)
  • ND filters
  • ISO 320 – 20.000
  • Canon Cinema Log Gamma
  • AVCHD only small bitrate codec
  • 2 slots for SD-/SDHC-/SDXC- cards
  • AF function is completely absent, could be added via FW in 2013
  • Price $7,999

Available at:


Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, continues its commitment to the advancement of tools for visual expression and expand its contribution to cinematic culture with the introduction of the new EOS C500 4K Digital Cinema Camera* and the EOS C100 Digital Video Camera*. The C500 will take its place as the flagship camera model in Canon's Cinema EOS System while the C100 provides another option for beginning filmmakers working on a budget. The C500 is Canon's high-end professional 4K (4096 x 2160-pixel) cinema camera capable of originating uncompressed RAW output for external recording to meet the demands of premium cinematic productions and other top-quality production markets. The C100 digital video camera is a compact, affordable entry-level model delivering full 1920x1080 HD video and integrating the popular AVCHD codec for universal compatibility with laptop and desktop editing systems. The C500 will be available in both EF- and PL-mount versions; while the C100 will be offered in EF mount only and will be compatible with the more than 70 zoom and prime lenses in Canon's EF, EF-S and EF Cinema lens lineups. All products in the Canon Cinema EOS line are engineered to provide exceptional image creation capabilities for professionals in the motion picture, television, and other diverse high-resolution digital production industries.

"We developed the Cinema EOS C500 digital cinema camera to deliver the benefits of full 4K motion capture to Hollywood's premier filmmakers, while the C100 is designed for economical productions that need sophisticated HD capabilities and optical lens diversity. As we said in November of 2011, the C300 was just the beginning to our Cinema EOS system and we now offer a more complete system of imaging solutions with a range of cameras for every level of production," stated Yuichi Ishizuka, executive vice president and general manager, Imaging Technologies and Communications Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc.

The EOS C500 4K digital cinema camera and EOS C100 digital video camera join Canon's Cinema EOS System which includes two other camera models, the EOS C300 digital cinema camera for mainstream HD production and the EOS-1D C 4K Digital SLR cinema camera for 4K and HD filmmakers favoring the SLR form factor. The Cinema EOS System also offers filmmakers optical diversity with seven EF Cinema lens models: the compact and lightweight CN-E15.5-47mm T2.8 L wide-angle cinema zoom and the CN-E30-105mm T2.8 L telephoto cinema zoom (available in EF and PL versions); the CN-E14.5-60mm T2.6 L wide-angle zoom and CN-E30-300mm T2.95-3.7 L telephoto zoom (also available in EF and PL versions); and the CN-E24mm T1.5 L, CN-E50mm T1.3 L, and CN-E85mm T1.3 L prime lenses for EF-mount cameras, in addition to the more than 60 lenses in Canon's EF and EF-S lens lines (which include macro, fisheye, telephoto, and tilt-shift models).

4K, 2K, and Full HD Image Quality

The Canon EOS C500 and C500 PL digital cinema cameras are designed to provide a versatile high-quality 4K imaging solution to high-end productions. High-quality 4K resolution imaging has become the new standard for advanced effects and is particularly important for big-budget motion pictures that include scenes compositing live-action cinematography with high-resolution computer-generated imagery. The C500 and C500 PL cameras output 4K resolution to external recorders as a 10-bit uncompressed RAW data stream, as well as offering the additional versatility of being able to output quad full-HD (3840 x 2160), 2K (2048 x 1080), full HD (1920 x 1080), and other imaging options. All of these digital image source formats fully conform to established SMPTE production standards. All 4K formats can be selected to operate from one to 60 frames per second. When shooting in 2K, the C500 and C500 PL cameras employ a 12-bit RGB 4:4:4 signal format from one to 60 frames-per-second (fps) as well. For high-speed shooting and slow motion capture the cameras can be set to a 10-bit YCrCb 4:2:2 mode, and can output 4K or 2K video up to 120 fps.

While outputting 4K or 2K video to an external recorder, the Canon EOS C500 and C500 PL digital cinema cameras simultaneously record a 50 Mbps Full HD video file in-camera to the user's choice of one or two CF cards. The 8-bit 4:2:2 in-camera recordings can be used as a proxy for offline editing of 4K projects, and they are also suitable for various projects that do not require 4K resolution. Equipped with Canon's exceptional Super 35mm 8.85-megapixel CMOS sensor, both C500 camera models are compatible with a wide range of interchangeable Canon lenses – the C500 is compatible with EF, EF-S and EF Cinema lenses for Canon SLR cameras, while the C500 PL is compatible with PL-mount EF Cinema lenses and other PL-mount lenses. Highly mobile and compact, the C500 digital cinema camera provides the same ergonomic features as the C300 model, with the exception of a fixed hand grip that incorporates a pair of 3G-SDI ports for 4K video output and another pair of video ports for monitoring purposes. Canon is working with several independent manufacturers of external video recorders to support smooth workflow options, and these recorders are expected to be available by the time the EOS C500 and C500 PL 4K digital cinema cameras ship to authorized dealers later this year.

One-Person Full HD With Automatic Functions

A cost-effective camera solution for a wide range of everyday users, the EOS C100 digital video camera is ideal for many full HD applications such as:

Low-budget television production and independent moviemaking Museums, galleries, and film schools that utilize Full HD video Wedding, corporate and event videography

The EOS C100 digital video camera is approximately 85% of the size of the EOS C300 model, for maximum mobility. Designed for professional operability, the C100 includes a push auto iris function, one-shot auto focus (or full manual focus and exposure control), a multi-angle 3.5-inch LCD control panel, a high-resolution electronic viewfinder (EVF), built-in ND filters, dual XLR inputs, and a locking HDMI output. These features combine with such advanced technologies as reduced rolling shutter artifacts in 60i mode, enhanced gamma modes (including Wide Dynamic Range (DR) Gamma and Canon Log Gamma), cinematic depth of field characteristics, and excellent low-light performance. The C100 records to dual SD cards contributing to the camera's reduced size and convenience.

Like its C300 sibling, the EOS C100 employs Canon's uniquely designed Super 35mm 16:9 CMOS sensor that captures individual R, G, and B channels for each full HD 1920 x 1080 frame. This high-sensitivity CMOS sensor provides creative depth of field capabilities for an excellent "bokeh" effect, and provides an ISO range of from 320 to 20,000, enabling the capture of images in low light with minimal picture noise. The Canon DIGIC DV III image processor in the C100 helps ensure high color fidelity and smooth color gradations. The camera's AVCHD codec utilizes MPEG-4 AVC/H.264 compression similar to the codec used in Canon's XA10 professional HD camcorder. AVCHD features a maximum recording bit rate of 24Mbps in full HD 1920 x 1080 and 4:2:0 color space for sharp, vivid images. Multiple recording modes, resolutions, and frame rates (including 24p) make the C100 creatively flexible for many production environments. The C100 also offers enhanced gamma modes (including Wide DR Gamma and Canon Log Gamma) for a peak dynamic range of 800% and the wide exposure latitude needed for creative post-production image processing, color correction, and contrast manipulation.

Designed for extensive operational versatility, the Canon EOS C100 digital video camera features a mobile core configuration that allows users to flexibly add accessory parts to the main camera body according to their production needs. A removable side-mounted rotating grip with start/stop button and miniature "joystick" menu control provides traditional SLR camera-style operation. A detachable handle unit connects to the top of the C100 and includes dual XLR connectors, a built-in stereo microphone, a bracket for an external microphone, audio-input level adjustments, and a tally light. The C100 records linear PCM two-channel audio or Dolby digital two-channel audio.

In addition to its ability to record to both SD cards simultaneously, or relay-record from one card to the other, the Canon C100 Cinema EOS camera can also output uncompressed digital HD to an external recording device via its locking HDMI connector. This HDMI output includes superimposed time code and 2:3 pull-down marker information. Additional outputs include a USB connector and stereo headphone jack.

Pricing and Availability

The Canon EOS C500 and C500 PL 4K Digital Cinema Cameras are scheduled to be available in October for an estimated list price of $30,000.

The Canon EOS C100 Digital Video Camera is scheduled to be available in November 2012 for an estimated list price of $7,999

EOS EF Canon to Sony NEX E-Mount electronic adapters http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/4679/eos-ef-canon-to-sony-nex-e-mount-electronic-adapters Sun, 23 Sep 2012 05:18:19 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 4679@/talks/discussions image


Price: $249


Canon EOS M and M2 Mirroless topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/3986/-canon-eos-m-and-m2-mirroless-topic Fri, 20 Jul 2012 04:44:48 -0600 LongJohnSilver 3986@/talks/discussions Entry level Canon mirrorless camera.


Four versions. But single, proper one, color - pink, still absent.

New lens as well... the EF-M 22mm f/2 STM pancake lens!


  • APS-C Sensor
  • 18Mp sensor with ISO 100-12800 range
  • Two kit options, with 22mm lens and with usual cheap 18-55mm zoom
  • DIGIC V+
  • 3″ Touchscreen, about 1.04million pixels
  • Phase & Contrast AF (ala T4i, in other words, not very good)
  • 1920×1080 Video 30p/25p/24p (ouch!) H.264
  • 1280×720 Video 60p/50p H.264
  • SD Card, of course
  • Adaptor to attach (completely unsuitable) EF lenses
  • Size is 66.5mm (width) x 108.6mm (height) x 32.3mm (depth)
  • Body only weight - 262g, add battery and it'll be 298g, not very light

Previews and reviews:



Raw video on Canon 5d Mark 3 and other cameras using liveview framebuffer http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/6823/raw-video-on-canon-5d-mark-3-and-other-cameras-using-liveview-framebuffer- Sat, 27 Apr 2013 02:39:34 -0600 bannedindv 6823@/talks/discussions Some of the Devs at Magic Lantern are discussing the ability to write DNG directly from the LiveView Framebuffer, and it seems its in an alpha stage right now...not up to 24 fps, and not for a long duration...

Could be interesting if nothing else, just the fact that they can make it write DNGs is a pretty crazy start.


Recommended 1000x cards

Other cards

5D2 (non raw) For short film project, Need advice please http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10115/5d2-non-raw-for-short-film-project-need-advice-please Tue, 08 Apr 2014 21:31:59 -0600 maranfilms 10115@/talks/discussions So I have a web project coming up that would really benefit from using a full frame sensor. I own a Canon 5d2 (w/ml/non raw), and a set of Samyang Cinema lenses. I know all to well about the moiré issues on the 5d2, which actually isn't a big deal for this shoot as it's a controlled environment. Raw is out of the question as the motion cadence looks choppy and horrible, at least it did a few weeks ago. Ideally I would normally grab the gh2 or g6 and go wide. But it still wouldn't have the full frame look that I have in mind. It's low budget, which means if I were to rent, it would be coming out of my pocket, as I figured my day rate with my bought and paid for camera package. However, It's been a long while since using my canons for paid work.

After shooting mostly with Panasonic cameras, and so use to a super sharp image, I'm not sure what people think about the 5d2 these days for web delivery? A few years back, it seems like everyone was requesting the 5d2, but things have changed, is it still an acceptable image today? Should I shoot a test for the client, or am I overly critical of the softer image compared to the gh2? I can drive myself crazy with this shit. Just looking for opinions and advice from my peers thanks

DSLR Cameras: Important things about Flat Profile Picture Style http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10337/dslr-cameras-important-things-about-flat-profile-picture-style- Thu, 08 May 2014 05:19:29 -0600 davidhjlindberg 10337@/talks/discussions Hey guys!

I just answered a question I got a few days ago in this video. It's about using a flat profile picture style as well as setting up some of the settings in your camera to make it as flat as possible, and why you should leave some settings although everyone says you shouldn't.

Let me know what you think of these thoughts!

Contax lenses to Canon EF + Speed Booster http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10258/contax-lenses-to-canon-ef-speed-booster Sat, 26 Apr 2014 09:37:21 -0600 spencerb 10258@/talks/discussions I have a Panasonic GH3 and am investing in some old Zeiss Contax Yashica glass. I intend to use the Metabones Speed Booster with them but also want to keep my options open in the future.

  • Safe Option 1: Buy Metabones Speed Booster in Contax/Yashica -> Micro Four Thirds mount. Connect C/Y Zeiss glass. Profit.

  • Theoretical Option 2: Buy Metabones Speed Booster in Canon EF -> Micro Four Thirds Mount. Adapt Zeiss C/Y glass to Canon EF mount. This allows me to share lenses with Canon bodies if necessary and also mount standard Canon EF glass to the Speed Booster as well. With the limited range of wide angle Zeiss C/Y glass available this also could make things easier. It saves me buying multiple $400 Speed Boosters.

Question is: Is there any reason NOT to do option 2? I know it will allow a greater chance of error in the adaptors, but will the C/Y -> Canon EF even mount to a Canon EF -> MFT Speed Booster? Is this entire idea completely stupid or have I stumbled on accidental brilliance?


Magic 'Lantern' Hour, 5D Mark III tests at dawn http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10271/magic-lantern-hour-5d-mark-iii-tests-at-dawn Mon, 28 Apr 2014 14:27:10 -0600 JPB1138 10271@/talks/discussions
Just a short video shot Sunday Early AM pre dawn and thru magic hour, Wanted to test out Magic Lantern RAW on my Mark iii. And see how it handles these conditions. Some very impressive things for a camera in this class. And with a little finesse and production values it could shine with cameras two-four times its price. This was shot with three lenses on a 5d Mark iii. The downloaded version is much better than the Vimeo encode, so please watch their for a more accurate representation (no banding).

Canon 24-105L Canon 70-200L Rokinon 14mm

No gear except camera tripod and lenses. Hope to do some more creative uses coming up.

Color graded and edited in Davinci Resolve Lite using a mix of Cinelog LUTs, and Vision Color LUTs. Very light noise reduction on the early shots applied with neat video, and a small level of grain added throughout the video to give it a a little filmish kick. Download original to get a much better idea of grain appeal. I myself have come from GH2 land and so the raw experience has been a joy. I personally enjoy the color grading process so it is very nice to have all the latitude and detail to work with.

Any comments or questions, don't hesitate to ask.


Canon 50D Shines with Raw Magic Lantern.. http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10244/canon-50d-shines-with-raw-magic-lantern..- Thu, 24 Apr 2014 16:13:37 -0600 TrackZillas 10244@/talks/discussions Just Wrapped-up a music video using solely the Canon 50D with Magic Lantern RAW just to see how far I can push the camera. The images out of the camera amazed me, and my team & I were very glad we shot the whole Video on it. A couple week points the aliasing & the high noise @ High ISO other than that very nice camera.

FS: 8" LCD Monitor http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/10251/fs-8-lcd-monitor- Fri, 25 Apr 2014 09:44:08 -0600 yuripirondi 10251@/talks/discussions Hi there! Due to give away my 5d, I'm selling this 8" LCD Monitor, with the possibility to powered up with Canon Batteries LP-E6. If you own a 5d or 7d and you have spare batteries, this will be an amazing opportunity to view your footage in LARGE!

The cost is £60!

I'm living in London, pick up is preferred, but I can also send the camera, within European borders.

http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/8-lcd-monitor-for-canon-cameras-5d-7d/1058609008 I FORGOT TO PUT IN THE PICTURES THE REMOTE CONTROL, It will come with the screen..

What you going to get: -8" LCD Monitor -Canon LP-E6 Charger -Power cable -Sun Shade -Accessory Shoe Mounting Adapter -Remote Control -360 degree swivel mount

Features • Ultra Bright 450cd/㎡ High-Definition Display • Supports Composite Video RCA Input • Display Resolution up to 800*480 Pixels • 16:9 or 4:3 Adjustable Display Ratio • Designed for FPV Application • Application to FPV or Wireless Composite Video Camera in making Movies.

Specifications Panel Size: 8" widescreen Brightness: 450 cd/㎡ LCD Type: TFT LCD Resolution: 800 x 480 Aspect Ratio: 16:9 & 4:3 Contrast Ratio: 500:1 Light Source: LED Backlight Surface Treatment: Anti-Glare Viewing Angle: 70°/70°,50°/70° (L/R,U/D) Inputs: Compostie 1 Video RCA Input, 1 Audio RCA Input Input Voltage: DC 6-12V Input Current: DC 0.5A-1.5A Power Consumption: ≤8W Watts Speaker: Built in, 1 Watt Mount: "1/4"-20 Thread and VESA mounting socket(75mm) Storage Temperature: -20°C to 70°C Operating Temperature: -10°C to 60°C Size: 208 (L) × 146(W) × 32(H) mm Weight: 515g

Canon 5D Mark II, Barely used with Nikon Adaptor and x2 32GB cards. £1300 http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9018/canon-5d-mark-ii-barely-used-with-nikon-adaptor-and-x2-32gb-cards.-1300 Mon, 09 Dec 2013 05:25:01 -0700 yuripirondi 9018@/talks/discussions Due to upgrade, I'm selling my camera for £1300, it has just 1 year, with only 10,000 captions! It's like new! Please send me your email in private to see pictures of the camera! Also I'm selling 2 fast 32GB memory cards with it, 2 adaptors for Nikon lenses, one just bought and never use it, with this you can attached the cheap and mighty Nikkor F lenses, which add to the image a real cinematic feeling. No lens are included! For any infos please send me a msg in pvt.

Nikon AI(S) vs Canon FD for Video (GH2, GH1)? http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/384/nikon-ais-vs-canon-fd-for-video-gh2-gh1 Thu, 14 Jul 2011 22:18:06 -0600 qwerty123 384@/talks/discussions
The pricing of these lenses seems to be getting closer by the day (FDs seemed to be cheaper a few years ago). But apart from the way the focus turns, is there much of a difference between these lens lines for video work?

Specifically, I'm interested in IMAGE QUALITY / DIFFERENCES.

I've heard some people say they like the contrast and rendition of Canon FDs (Hunter Richards, I think), and that Canons tend to be a little "warmer" in color than Nikons. Wouldn't white balancing cancel out that effect?

(I know that there is the L series of FD... but we can leave that issue to the side unless you think it is important.)]]>
Cook Picture Styles for Canon EOS http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9554/cook-picture-styles-for-canon-eos Thu, 06 Feb 2014 02:07:55 -0700 apefos 9554@/talks/discussions A set of 28 picture styles for Canon to be used in camera and in digital photo professional software with the in-camera grading concept.

Lenses for Canon FD mount http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/106/lenses-for-canon-fd-mount Wed, 18 May 2011 11:47:09 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 106@/talks/discussions
Why Canon FD? You can find many great lenses for this mount.
And thanks to the fact that this mount is completely abandoned, they can be obtained for cheaper price, normally.

I'll start from the most frequently mentioned lens - Canon FD 40mm F1.4. It had many versions.
I really do not know all the differencies, but they are not very important as far as I am aware.


While it is not very sharp wide open, but it is well build. Focus is smooth and handy.]]>
Canon PowerShot G16 topic http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/7850/canon-powershot-g16-topic Wed, 21 Aug 2013 23:17:19 -0600 Vitaliy_Kiselev 7850@/talks/discussions image


  • 28-140mm zoom F1.8-F2.8 with 5 axis IS
  • 12.1MP CMOS sensor
  • 3.0″ 922k LCD and Optical Viewfinder
  • 9.3fps shooting
  • 1080p60 HD video
  • focus peaking
  • Built-in stereo mike
  • Wi-Fi
  • Multi-Aspect RAW
  • $549.99 MSRP
  • available in October

Preorder at:


Last Day to Help GH2 User Win Song Contest! http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/8606/last-day-to-help-gh2-user-win-song-contest Wed, 30 Oct 2013 15:36:57 -0600 thepalalias 8606@/talks/discussions UPDATE: The contest ends on November 8th, so please help by clicking the link, watching the music video and sharing it if you like it!


If the music video wins for Joanna, it means a chance to work with Don Was (one of the most prolific and acclaimed producers out there) and money to help create additional music. She spent years on the album this video comes from and is an incredibly warm and talented person, so your help would be really appreciated by both of us.

Now here's some more text for everyone else about a project I worked on at various points from 2007 to last week. :)

Quick intro: I'm Per Lichtman, the guy that found the audio settings values now used in the majority of modern GH2 hacked settings, thanks to @Vitaliy_Kiselev making it possible to test and modify them. I've also participated in a lot settings comparison tests and talked way too much over the years. :)

Last year I directed a music video for a song I also worked heavily on the music side with. It was called "Listen to the Sound" by Joanna St. Claire and it finally got put up at http://songwriter.revimage.com/channels/JoannaStClaire in conjunction with a contest Joanna St. Claire recently entered. I wanted to help her out in the contest and share some of my experiences with the GH2 community at the same time.

The video is shot using a mixture of GH2 with the Driftwood Canis Majoris Night settings, as well as a RED Scarlet and Cooke lens courtesy of OnTheMarkMedia.net. There are also one or two shots with a Canon HV30.

The grading was done by Dimitrios Papagiannis ( @Bueller) in DaVinci Resolve using the Cineform codec as a digital intermediate. Ashley Nunn and Karla Usagi provided additional support carrying things as well as behind the scenes photography for one or two of the days. In other words, shooting often consisted of just me and the artist.

The shoot was done entirely using natural light, without reflectors or any other aids, on an extremely tight schedule and filmed almost entirely around sunset over the course of multiple days. The shots featuring water were done in a region where there is not normally a body of water: it was there for the first time in about a decade due to unusually high level of precipitation. The lake evaporated in a matter of weeks.

The lenses used on the GH2 were a Rokkor Minolta-mount 58mm f/1.4 and a Tokina 28mm Minolta-mount f/2.8. Various Tiffen contrast filters were used at certain point on the GH2. To the best of my memory, no filters were used on the Cooke lens for the Scarlet.

I will be posting more information (such as which shots are which) depending on what the interest level warrants.

The re-mastered album that the video goes with is "Stream HD Master", which we recently released in full-fidelity 96 KHz at 24-bit depth dynamic range. You can find it at https://joannastclaire.bandcamp.com/

It's been one of my favorite musical experiences so far. It also one of the ones were I've worn the most hats (recording engineer, mixing engineer, mastering engineer, creative consultant, album cover photographer, music video director, editor, etc.) that I can think of so far. :)

Feature no-budget Belgian Thriller film - check out the trailer! (there is no film yet...) http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9800/feature-no-budget-belgian-thriller-film-check-out-the-trailer-there-is-no-film-yet... Thu, 06 Mar 2014 01:16:16 -0700 jdesmedt 9800@/talks/discussions Shot on GH2 & Panasonic LA7200 anamorphic & Canon 7D Graded on FCP7 & magic bullet

Principal photography to start in summer 2014

like our Facebook page to stay tuned: https://www.facebook.com/sangdenavetlefilm

Cheers & keep shooting.

Avid / Edius GH2 workflow 25pfs wraped in 50i (also works for Canon and other formats) http://www.personal-view.com/talks/discussion/9750/avid-edius-gh2-workflow-25pfs-wraped-in-50i-also-works-for-canon-and-other-formats Sat, 01 Mar 2014 12:43:50 -0700 fm4fan 9750@/talks/discussions Hi,

I just post a few workflow ideas for Avid and also Edius to get around some common problems.

Some cameras (eg GH2) wrap the 1080/25p in a 50i (25fps) container or do other weird stuff like show you a very strange framerate.

Workflow Avid MC6 or higher:

  • create a 1080/25p project
  • AMA link your card (don't rename your files otherwise your AMA Link doesn't work)
  • In your bin enable the "field motion" column/heading and with a click on the line(s) Avid interprets the file(s) as progressive or progressive strobe.
  • Transcode to Avid DNX and hope for the best because Avid struggles a lot with GH2 files (Avid is king with pro files but h.264 isn't pro for him).
  • When you run into transcode troubles you have to transcode the files that didn't work with a 3rd party program like usually Squared5 (doesn't like my GH2 files too), so like Adobe media encoder.

if you have files with weird frame rates

  • Open the Console (Under Tools) and type eg. "SetAMAQTForcedFrameRate true 25.00" and hit enter
  • some message appears and your linked AMA's are now 25fps (or whatever you typed in)
  • you have to type in the commando every time you start your Avid (doesn't remember it)
  • to stop type "SetAMAQTForcedFrameRate false 0"

If you have different framerates / resolutions you can mix and match them in Avid

  • work in another project on a different framerate / resolution
  • open your main project
  • import the bin(s) from the other project(s)
  • Avid will handle everything

And because I'm on field in the middle of nowhere with a small laptop I take this approach to check my files, make a rough cut or transcribe an interview.

Workflow Edius: Basically you don't have to think about anything

  • drag in whatever you like
  • change some files to another field motion
  • mix other framerates/formats,...

I don't love Edius, but you have to love some features of it like working with everything native on a small laptop or ...

hope this helps ciao, Hans-Peter