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We now know what the future of DSLR video will be

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Canon has just announced two new members to the EOS 5D family: The 5DS and the 5DS R. But what does this tell us about Canon's attitude to DSLR video?

Red Shark Review: Canon XF205

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Phil Rhodes takes a detailed look at Canon’s much-heralded XF205 and finds much to like about the camcorder.

Canon set to release new EOS 70D camera

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Based on a report from canonrumors.com, it seems the camera maker is launching the 70D, its update on the 60D crop sensor camera, very soon.

SPARKY FILM road tests the Canon CN7x17 KAS in 4k. This lens isn't cheap - but it may be the only one you ever need to buy!

Keeping the pixel-count real

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There are several 4K cameras out there. Remarkable though they are, what the manufacturers mean by “4K” needs some interpretation and explanation.

This has been a long time coming, and we never actually thought we'd see it: a clean HDMI output from the Canon EOS 5D Mark III. What does this mean and why is it important?

Sone very nice still images from the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera have appeared on the Blackmagic Forum. Our in-house Cinematographer, Phil Rhodes, casts an experienced eye over them

Making sense of sensors: Part 1 of 2

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Film always used to be the main thing that determined how a photograph looked. Now, it's the sensor. So camera manufacturers have taken on a huge extra responsibility!

How to take still pictures from a 4K video shoot

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With video cameras now sporting 4K video - that's the equivalent of 8 Megapixels, each frame is capable of looking like a pretty decent still photograph. This means that not only can you grab high quality frames from video to use in still image media, it might actually be the best way in the future to do still photography, because you will have a wonderful, 24 or even 60 frames per second to choose your stills from

 There was a lot of news at IBC2014, particularly on the camera and camera accessory front, and we published a lot of stories as a result (with more still in the pipeline). Here, in case you’ve missed any of our coverage, are the highlights so far (with added Photokina).

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