Posts Tagged ‘Canon’

dentsu: paint sound sculptures

This is really really rad!

Canon Pixma: Bringing colour to life from Dentsu London on Vimeo.

EOS-1D X Canon

As a Nikon shooter myself I am not as up to date with the canon equipment as i should be. However this new body is one that shooters, both Nikon and canon will appreciate. The action sports photo world will never be the same with this baby on the market! This new body is an action shooter’s dream, with features like 12/14 fps shooting and built in Ethernet cable!!!

Wanna know some Specs? You will once you see this list!

  • Full Frame
  • 18.1MP
  • Dual DIGIC 5+
  • ISO 100-51200 Native
  • iso 102,400 and 204,800 available with H1/H2 iso expansion
  • 100,000 Pixel RGB Metering Sensor
  • EOS iSA (Intelligent Subject Analysis)
  • 61 Point AF
  • DUAL CF Cards slots
  • 21 f/5.6 Cross Type Sensors
  • 20 f/4 Cross Type Sensors
  • 5 f/2.8 Cross Type Senors
  • EOS iTR AF (Intelligent Tracking & Recognition Auto Focus)
  • 12 Frames Per Second
  • 14 Frames Per Second JPG Only
  • 400,000 Shot Rated Sensor
  • Ethernet Connection
  • March Availability, $6,800.00
  • Dual vibrating dust removers
    • MPEG-4 AVC/H.264
    • 1920×1080 30p/25p/24p
    • 1280×720 60p/50p
    • 640×480 30p/25p
    • SMTPE Timecode !!!

I am no gear nerd but i must say YES PLEASE! For more info and pretty pictures click the photo above to check out Dan Carrs Intensive post.

Digitally retro with Holga + Canon

Wanna be retro and cool? Of course you do. Everybody these days has a Holga camera, so how do you take that fun to the next level? Throw that cheapo plastic lens on your pro DSLR. HolgaDirect now makes a conversion kit, allowing Nikon and Canon cameras to accept a full range of the toy lenses including a macro, telephoto, and wide angle. This is actually a pretty cool way to get the Holga feel with none of the hassle or cost of developing and printing the film. The kit runs about $70, check it out here.

Richard Walch is sponsored by Canon!


Heli ride with a shit eating grin

Heli ride with a shit eating grin

Richard Walch and I go way back…..ooops , let me pick up the words off the ground as I have been caught name droppin. We had a chance to participate in Dani Kiwi Meier’s, Chrystal Awards. Richard is an amazing human being and Canon is so lucky to have him as part of their European Factory team! It so great to he has kept growing creatively and taking on new challenges and new subjects. The webisode show Richard in action hanging above the BMX ramp to get that angle that is dramatic. Be sure to check his new yachting work.

Killing it!

Killing it!

The Gap Narrows…

The difference between the cinematographer and the photographer has narrowed even more. Photographer Richard Walch, traditionally a photographer who had never shot a movie, took out the EOS 5D Mark II to test drive its HD video capabilities at the annual Zürich. He loved it. 

One of the positive aspects of this transition that photographers are taking is the foresight to think about shooting stills in a narrative style. They are finding a way to tell a story better, whether in fashion or advertising.

Walch sees another plus, Richard explains: “For me the camera changed the way I work over night. When I presented the video ‘D-Style’ to a client I instantly got a job for a photo and video production for the car company Infiniti taking place in Paris. ”

Clients see the benefit of doubling up and finding a consistent storytelling style. Check out his video here


Nikon D3 vs. Canon EOS3

Canon vs. Nikon

The Story

It wasn’t an intentional test drive for either system… The harsh reality of shooting professionally,  is that ability overcomes harsh situations. This story outlines just such an event. Neither the Nikon D3 vs. Canon EOS3 is my primary system, my main “gun” is the Nikon D2X. Keep in mind, I am an old film guy who has taken on the learning curve of the digital world.

In all fairness to the tech geeks seeking out technical reviews on the camera systems, this story isn’t going to go there. It is more of an emotional walk with the camera systems just as a creative working a brush on their canvas. (more…)

What do I do??

nullNikon vs. Canon, Canon Vs. Nikon… Every photographer has had this conversation at some point, and in the long run it boils down to personal preference. Personally, I rock a Canon. I’ll admit I’m some what of a canon snob. I cringe every time I have to use a Nikon. I felt Nikon kind of fell off the Digital SLR train years ago and never really got back on. So I was happy to keep investing in my Canon set-up. That is until I recently went on a snowboard trip with another photog. He just so happened to be a Nikon shooter and was sporting a brand new Nikon D3. I was not too concerned at first, but of course he began bragging. I was stunned. This is Nikons first full frame DSLR, the thing is a monster. It’s catered to the outdoor/sports photogs. It shoots at 9 frames a second and the sensor can be “cropped” to shoot at 11 fps. The ISO range is amazing, images shot at 3200 ISO look incredible with little to no digital noise.The best thing about it is it’s price, at just under $5,000 it is much more affordable than Canons EOS-1Ds MarkIII. ($8,000) I’ve been wanting to upgrade my camera body for some time now, and damn, that Nikon is soooo tempting. Damn you Nikon for doing something right, all but too late in the game. I will pray Canon can come up with something to rival Nikons D3. Canon, don’t let me give in to the dark side. Holler at your boyee!