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Astonishing timelapse video of the Milky Way

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If you’ve ever been lucky enough to travel to some of the truly dark places still left in the world, you’ll have seen the Milky Way stretched out across the sky like a liquid river of stars. If you haven’t, then Denis Frantsouzov’s video from the wilds of Kazakhstan is the next best thing.

Ned Soltz, our East Coast correspondent, has all the details on the new Sony pricing, and how it will stir up the Digital Cinematography marketplace

Canon 1Dc: Where does it fit now?

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The Canon 1DC is a curious camera. Based on a top-end DSLR design, with essentially only some additional firmware it becomes a 4K camcorder as well. But where does it fit into the increasingly complex matrix of options around high res, high dynamic range (i.e. RAW) devices that are available today at approximately affordable prices?

One of the most fascinating and exciting things that's happened last year was the release of the Magic Lantern software for getting raw video from Canon DSLRs. But how do you install the software? Chris Cory has all the answers

Even though ML has done a great job in packaging their software, it's quite a technical operation. Some people might not want to try this on their precious cameras - and that's understandable.

With this in mind, RedShark contributor Chris Cory has made this "How To" guide for us. It's very detailed, and just what you need to get you up and running with this exciting software.

As ever, neither we nor Chris can take responsibility if anything goes wrong!

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We can't help being fascinated when people try to use very old techniques with very new technology, and here's a case in point

Major upgrade for Canon EOS C100

Published in Technology & Computing

 

Canon is prepping the release of an optional feature upgrade for its EOS C100 camera which will add Dual Pixel CMOS AF autofocus technology

Developments in the field of magic lantern raw video continue to grow with news that developers have managed to get raw video support up and running on the Canon 50D, a 5 year old camera that predates the Canon 5D Mark II and which shipped without any video capability at all!

We've just recieved high resolution photos of Canon's new RC-V100 for their professional video cameras

Magic Lantern crops up in some surprising places. Even in cameras that can't actually capture video

Is it hard to set up 4K recording?

Published in Technology & Computing

Most of us, if we're honest, struggle slightly when it comes to configuring even HD equipment and settings. There are enough combinations of frame rates, codecs and resolutions that just about everyone has to stop and think when they're setting up their gear

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