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Pixels Schmixels

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Phil Rhodes injects some reality into the current race for megapixels

It's been some time now since the digital stills fraternity stopped worrying about megapixels, at least to the extent that the Canon EOS 5D mark 3 was designed with only trivially greater resolution than its predecessor.

New "Picture Style" Preset for EOS video makers

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Canon has announced a "Picture Style" preset for EOS cameras designed as a result of feedback from EOS video makers

Much has been made of the upcoming Canon 70D’s new autofocus system. Panasonic’s been working on its own revolution in autofocus. But where is it?

Canon updates their Cinema EOS Cameras

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Canon have announced firmware upgrades for their EOS Cinema Cameras which bring new levels of sensitivity and different colour gamut options. They are also adding a new cinema lens to their range

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

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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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.

First 5D mk III RAW videos appear

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We're taking this at face value. If this is what it says it is, it's the first proper video from a Magic Lantern-modified 5D mk III showing actual raw video

Opinion: Is the DSLR dead?

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With the ever-increasing choice in video cameras, some strong opinions are emerging. Craig Marshall reports

Canon may be building a 75 megapixel DSLR

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There are rumours that Canon are in the process of building a 75-megapixel DSLR

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