1. Canon EOS 7D Strike 3 Epic Fail: Where is Scarlet McVaporWare?

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    This is footage I shot with the Canon EOS 7D on Oct 3 2009 in a camera store in LA. I have read all of the postings and watched all of the videos that people have shot with the 5D MKII, the 7D, and the GH1. look at the aliasing artifacts on the lower part of the glass case. This is what everybody seems to edit out or pretend does not exist. The 7D aliasing in 720p 60fps is much worse than the 5D MKII 30p footage. The 7D aliasing in 1080p 30fps is the same as the 5D MKII 30p footage. The 7D aliasing in 1080p 24fps is the same as the 5D MKII 30p footage. The aliasing in the 5D MKII footage is completely unacceptable, and so is the 7D. So to recap, the GH1 produces MUD in all frame rates, What is MUD? mud looks like you got the blur tool in Photoshop and randomly placed it in the shot all over. And don't forget the color banding, no import into Final Cut Pro without first buying Voltaic HD or NeoScene $$$ stupid bandwidth wasting Voodoo pulldown. Thanks for nothing Panasonic. I bought one and sold it two days later. A big thanks to all you guys that got pre release GH1's and spent months shooting on them then posting all of your wonderful videos that were carefully shot using a tripod or dolly, never once speaking of these problems, you know who you are! I will no longer listen to these people. The 5D MKII has aliasing artifacts on every horizontal surface. People were so caught up in the pretty shallow depth of field madness that no one shot any deep focus footage and saw the problems. I did, it took me 5 seconds to see the problem and it took me 3 months to realize the only solution to this problem is to shoot close up shots with a shallow depth of field. I tried knocking the background out of focus, oops so goes the foreground out of focus. Then I tried a #2 soft filter, same problem only this time it has that Joan Collins Star Trek Yuk factor. I give up I will just shoot shallow focus from now on with the 5D MKII. Try this your self, get a 24mm 2.8 or faster lens put it on the Canon 5D MKII and set the focus to infinity. now go and shoot a brick wall, roof top, power lines, a person wearing glasses, the front of a fender twin reverb amp, the front of any car grill, the back of a Metro Bus, stairs, steps, the top of pews in a church, people wearing stripes, so on and so on.... you get the picture. Q: What is the 5D MKII video mode good for then? A: Beautiful close up shots with a very shallow depth of field. Q: What is the 7D video mode good for then? A: Beautiful close up shots with a very shallow depth of field. Q: What is the GH1 video mode good for then? A: Beautiful close up shots with a very shallow depth of field. Q: Can I shoot any of these cameras hand held in video mode? A: No! Q: Why? A: Rolling Shutter artifacts. = Jello-Cam and skew. To be fair most 3CCD camcorders hand held = Parkinson's-Cam. Indie film makers can get the most out of these cameras as all shots are pre planned to a script. I recommend film makers get a 7D and or GH1 for your 24p shallow depth of field close up shots and a 3CCD camcorder (HMC-150 - HPX-170 no 35mm adapter needed) for everything else. Same thing for people shooting weddings. If you must over crank with shallow depth of field use the GH1 720 60p mode not the Super Aliasing 7D. Bla Bla Bla low light capabilities, Who cares fast lenses, light for film and get to work. there is no free lunch here. I have seen a lot of great DSLR sample video footage here on Vimeo but no movies. these DSLR cameras are all one trick ponies, so use them for the trick that they do best and get a 3CCD camcorder for all the rest. One day Panasonic Nikon or Canon will wise up and give us a full frame DSLR camera or a camcorder with a CMOS sensor and global shutter that records every pixel or giant pixels that do not need to be skipped. but for now we get left over craptastic one trick pony toy cameras. Remember, if you continue to buy the island of misfit toys DSLR cameras they don't have to make better ones. NIKON IF YOU ARE LISTENING, THERE IS NO REASON NOT TO MAKE A BETTER DSLR WITH VIDEO MODE. Strike one D90, Strike two D5000, Strike three D300s. SO FAR NIKON IS DOWN THERE WITH THE MINO HD. USELESS! Maybe Canon is scared of making a functional DSLR with real video capabilities that would cut into their camcorder sales. Guess what Canon the company that makes the first useable DSLR with video capabilities will take the entire market. Q: What do you mean by "functional DSLR with real video capabilities"? A: S35 or FF35 sized CMOS sensor with a global shutter, adjustable gain +4db balanced audio inputs, auto focus in video mode like the GH1, either bigger pixels = 2K not 4K or read the 4K sensor and don't skip lines. I will never use any of these cameras for still pictures so make a camera with a full frame CMOS 4MP sensor instead of a stupid 21MP (effective) fuzzy math aliasing mesurbating nightmare. Feel free to justify your 5D MKII purchase by getting mad at me for telling you this. hopefully this will make the next group of (Canon beta testers) I mean customers think of what it is they are trying to do before spending $2700 on a not video camera with on purpose permanently crippled video functions. I bet 5D sales are dead at this point. those of you that are going to buy a 7D will go through the same fate as the 5D owners once Panasonic puts out an updated GH1 type camera body that records AVCHD video at 24Mb or higher for under $1000. Don't bother downloading the .mov file as I dropped it to 24fps in QT. The original 60p file looks just as bad. I also shot some great clean steady 1080 24p 7D footage but you can go look at any of that guy's 7D videos and get an ideal of what a film maker can do with this or any other camera. I am sure that a film maker can make the Mino HD look fantastic or maybe even an iPhone. By the way everyone seems to be dumping their 5D MKII's driving the used market down to half the price. Maybe buy a used FF35 5D MKII instead of the smaller sensor 7D 1.6 crop with a fake 60p mode. Pros and Cons: GH1 Pros: 24p, 60p, full auto tracking focus, flip out screen, lots of mount adapters for a lot of lenses, SD cards are cheap. GH1 Cons: No live HDMI in video mode, fake 30p=MJPEG, stupid bandwidth wasting pulldown, need to transcode for mac before viewing footage, MUD everywhere in all frame rates, a five on the D90 Jello-Cam scale. Mediocre still camera. EOS 7D Pros and Cons: 7D Pros: Beautiful shallow depth of field close up footage, live 1080i HDMI in video mode while recording, easy to use. 7D Cons: 720 60p is complete shit full of aliasing artifacts much worse than any 5D MKII footage I have ever seen, stupid DOS card format writes up to 4GB files at a time = 12 minutes. what dumb-ass thought this was a good ideal?, no auto focus in video mode, good Nikon mount adapters are very expensive (NOVOFUCKT) and Canon FD adapters use another optic lens so no way, you are stuck with crappy plastic expensive EF / EFS glass or worse, mediocre still camera not full frame, lots-o- Jello-Cam. EOS 5D MKII Pros and Cons: 5D Pros: Beautiful FF35mm shallow depth of field close up footage. "Chirping Crickets" thats it, one trick pony. 5D Cons: 30p frame rate only, live HDMI is 480 not 1080, 1080 30p is total crap full of aliasing artifacts, stupid DOS card format writes up to 4GB files at a time = 12 minutes. what dumb-ass thought this was a good ideal?, no auto focus in video mode, good Nikon mount adapters are very expensive (NOVOFUCKT) and Canon FD adapters use another optic lens so no way, you are stuck with crappy plastic expensive EF glass or worse, lots-o- Jello-Cam. Dear Canon, Nikon, Panasonic. please disable the still camera mode on these DSLR cameras and drop the price to $500.00 each. you will still sell the exact same amount of units and we wont hate you for selling us craptastic videoish cameras on the bait and switch rape rape roller coaster of Planned Obsolescence. PS. Where is RED Scarlet McVaporWare?

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    • Zacuto Great Camera Shootout 2010 Trailer ~ High Noon

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      Zacuto Films presents, “The Great Camera Shootout 2010: a three part web series where gunslinging HD DSLRs face-off against legendary 35mm Film.” For More Info: http://www.zacuto.com/shootout The webisodic series showcases the top performing hybrid HD-DSLR cameras: Canon: 5D MKII, 7D, 1D, 550D/T2i Rebel, Nikon D3s, Panasonic GH1 and compares the image quality of these cameras against the gold standard of 35mm film. In addition, the Canon 5D MKII test includes the new 24p firmware. "This was an enormous undertaking," says Steve Weiss, Web Series Director, "and great care was to make this an apples-to-apples test with scientific accuracy behind it."

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      • Portrait of an Artist

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        This year, gnarly bay has a new project in the works that will require you to get involved. We have been working on a concept that will ultimately lead to an online video series, shot and filmed around the world. Our hope is to connect and collaborate with fellow film makers, and create a show that is completely unique...and take our videos to the next level. Our first step is to create a pilot, which shows the style and technique we plan to use.... The pilot will revolve around a very basic concept...."talent." We are currently in the search for talented people throughout the world, that have a true passion for what they do. This can be absolutely any type of talent, as long as they truly love what they do. The more interesting, the better. This video is the closest example we have of what this may look like...but is just an example for now.... We will choose 3 - 4 people to profile for this pilot, as we continue to flesh out our concept and finalize our technique. And this is where you come into play... We NEED HELP finding our first subjects to film, and are completely open to suggestions. If we choose someone located near you, we will contact you with hopes of meeting up and working together on filming this person. As the project unfolds, collaboration will spread from help with filming, to all aspects of post production, including design, music, graphics, ect....bascially pooling all sources of "talent" from around the world to create the best video possible...so this is a first step, to get the ball rolling. Our first priority for talent will be anywhere in the UK....we will be in and around London from Wednesday, March 30th through Wednesday, April 6th....and we do not want to leave without filming our very first subject. So please contact us with any thoughts or ideas you may have....even if it is in Ireland, Scotland, where ever....if it is cool, we will make it happen.... Second priority will be someone anywhere in the US, and then someone anywhere else in the world....we are funding this completely out of pocket, so travel will be a concern....but if it is unique enough and inspirational, we will figure out a way to make it happen. So please contact us, and help us get this ball rolling...we want to collaborate with you, and make something truly great. The first way to contact us would be to simply comment on this video....any thoughts or suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Second way to contact us would be to send us a personal message on vimeo... and the third way would be to look us up on facebook and post a comment on our wall. www.facebook.com/pages/Gnarly-Bay-Productions/97243538411 If you have read this far, I thank you so much for your time, and hope you have an awesome day. Hopefully someday we will meet up and work together. Thanks! gnarly bay.

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        • JKL AP1's S2000 - Blue Diamonds

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          JKL-AP1's 2003 S2000 Turn up the volume and enjoy! Music By: Arcade Fire - Headlights Look Like Diamonds Owner: Username >> jkl-ap1 on s2ki.com Shot with Canon 5D Mark 2 Canon 17-40mm F4L Canon 50mm 1.2L Natural Light Final Cut Pro Magic Bullet Looks After Effects CS5 Version 38 Motion Pictures

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          • Zacuto Great Camera Shootout 2010: It's all About Latitude

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            Zacuto Films presents, “The Great Camera Shootout 2010: a three part web series where gunslinging HD DSLRs face-off against legendary 35mm Film.” For More Episodes: http://www.zacuto.com/shootout. The webisodic series showcases the top performing hybrid HD-DSLR cameras: Canon: 5D MKII, 7D, 1D, 550D/T2i Rebel, Nikon D3s, Panasonic GH1 and compares the image quality of these cameras against the gold standard of 35mm film. In addition, the Canon 5D MKII test includes the new 24p firmware.

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            • Noise

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              Film inspired by the theoretic work of George Berkeley and basics of synesthetic perception. It's a game of imagination provoked by sound. Individual sounds penetrating into the apartment of the main character relieved of their visual designates evoke images distant from its origins. Now full film is online. video - Kijek/Adamski audio - Grzegorz Mańko trumpet solo - Tomasz Stańko cast - Wojciech Juchniewicz, Tomasz Stańko, Leszek Musiał, Izabela Pągowska, Oleh Kryzhanovskyy production manager - Małgorzata Kozioł make up - Magdalena Prusińska crane operators - Marcin Weber, Janusz Dybowski gaffer (stairwell scene) - Łukasz "Czacza" Proch artistic supervision - Hieronom Neumann Production © 2011 Stowarzyszenie Filmowców Polskich - Studio Munka, TVP S.A. With financial participation of Polish Film Institute Thanks to: AGICOA, Canon, Joanna Kijek, Katarzyna Wiechowska Realized as a part of "Young Animation" program (edition 2008/2009) with The Artistic Board: Marcin Kobylecki, Krzysztof Kiwerski, Maria Niedziółka, Marek Serafiński, Alina Skiba, Mariusz Wilczyński, Tomasz Wolf More at http://kijekadamski.blogspot.com/2010/12/noise-preview-screens.html and http://kijekadamski.blogspot.com/2010/08/noise-making-of.html. MAJOR SCREENINGS: Animator Festival, Poznań Warsaw Film Festival DOK, Leipzig Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival Anima Mundi, Rio de Janeiro Anifest Festival, Praha Interfilm, Berlin Kiev International Short Film Festival Festival "Premiers Plans" in Angers Gulf Film Festival, Dubai Festival Internacional Cine de Huesca Festival des Nouveaux Cinémas, Paris The Short Shorts Festival, Tokyo Eurasian Film Festival, NYC Anibar International Animation Festival, Peć Reikäreuna Film Festival, Orivesi 29 Cine de Bogota XXIV Fano Film Festival "2 in 1" Festival of Contemporary Cinema, Moscow 31st Uppsala International Short Film Festival Kaohsiung Film Festival LIAF, London CutOut Fest, Querétaro Unlimited - Das Europäische Kurzfilmfestival, Cologne 22nd Madrid Experimental Cinema, Madrid 38th Badalona Film festival, Badalona Exground Filmfest, Wiesbaden Tabor Film Festival Beauvais Film Festival "Żubroffka", Białystok Animateka Festival, Ljubljana Animated Dreams Film Festival, Tallin Festival of Contemporary Music & Media Art MIGZ, Moscow River Film Festival, Padova Dokumanimo, Moscow Roanne Film Festival Jour le plus Court, NYC Thess International Film Festival, Thessaloniki Brasil Stop Motion International Festival, Recife International Short Film Competition of the Festival Tous Courts, Aix-en-Provence Stoptrik Festival, Maribor Festival International du Film D'Animation "Animatou", Genève 5th CinEast, Luxembourg Ozu International Film Festival, Sassuolo 9° Sedicicorto International Film Festival, Forlì Lund Intl. Fantastik Film Festival Festival international du court métrage de Lille 27e Festival Européen du Film Court de Brest InVideo - International Exhibition of Video Art and Cinema Beyond, Milan 33rd Durban International Film Festival CineFiesta, Festival Internacional de Cortometrajes de Puerto Rico, Caguas 5th International Short Film Festival Wiz-Art, Lviv Imaginaria film festival, Conversano Festival Internacional de Cortos Metrajes "La Boca Del Lobo", Madrid Scratch! International Animation Film Festival, Lecce 7th Sardinia Film Festival, Sassari Filmets Badalona Film Festival, Spain, Badalona 10th In The Palace International Film Festival, Sofia Fest Anča Festival, Žilina 24th Istanbul International Short Film Festival, Istambul

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              • My Mom

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                I am a novice filmmaker at best. I just purchased the Canon 1D MKIV to start making films and shooting stills. I just opened the Canon 1D and took it with me as I went to visit my mom. I basically just put in Manual Mode and played around with the settings... I used the mic off the camera, etc. (lesson learned, use external mic) My mom and her house are great "subjects". Feel free to critique, because I'm learning. Music: "D Flat Dream" by Stickman Six

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                • Zacuto Great Camera Shootout 2010 Webisode 2: How Sensitive Can You Get?

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                  Great Camera Shootout Webisode 2: Round 2 kicks off with camera assessment tests: sensitivity to ultra-sensitivity. Hear commentary from DPs: Stephen Goldblatt ASC, BSC, Shane Hurlbut ASC and more. This time....see DSLRs whoop film! For More Episodes: http://www.zacuto.com/shootout

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                  • Shooting Driving Plates for 24

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                    Cameras: Canon 5D mark II, Canon 1D mark IV 5D exoskeletons by: Curt von Badinski Visit our new VFX Channel for more cool videos and camera tests at www.stargatestudios.net/channel

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                    • The Great Camera Shootout 2010: The Revolution Begins...

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                      Great Camera Shootout 2010: The Revolution Begins... The DSLR vs FILM showdown ends with tests looking at Green Screen, Resolution, Pseudo Raw, and Color. hear discussions by top ASC and filmmakers at the Midwest Independent Film Festival Screening in Chicago. More Episodes: zacuto.com/shootout

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