A few weeks ago, Canon confirmed that in certain extremely dark situations, the excellent 5D Mark III's LCD's backlight leaked light onto the camera's auto-exposure sensor. Oh no! Our friends at LensRentals.com took apart one of the newly fixed models—and the solution is so simple we can't believe it works.
After playing with the Canon 5D Mark III for the last few weeks, we've safely concluded that this is easily one of the best cameras to come out in years. Still, we're always down to learn more. Our friends at Lensrentals.com are giving us our first look at the camera's guts, revealing it's intelligent compact…
How do you shoot a music video on a legendary Coney Island roller coaster? If you've got the budget, you could rent the ride for $6000 per day—double director Jeremy Johnstone's budget for the entire video shoot.
Here's a story that everyone will love, except Hollywood. An Indie film, made with absolutely no money and a DSLR camera, has grossed over $200,000 and climbed into iTunes Top 100 Movies.
Wrap your head around photographer James Miller's tutorial, and you're half-way to transferring dusty reels of 8mm family videos to digital. Of course, you could always pay someone to scan frames for you, but Miller's way is a lot more affordable—you just need a certain amount of tech nous and equipment.
In a quest to document daily life in the notoriously secretive North Korea, Steve Gong managed to capture video footage inside the country without anyone noticing. How'd he do it? Well, North Korean's don't know the Canon 5D records video.
Hopefully this lovely Canon EOS 5D Mark II was really broken beyond repair before its owner decided to use it as a fire-breathing practice target.
Have you seen this incredible Levi's viral ad? A person walks coast-to-coast across America in stop motion. It's basically a commercial, but the effect is genuine. A group of guys traveled across the US, grabbing one shot at a time:
PSA: Next time you're snappin' shots at a show, keep in mind that your swanky DSLR's sensor might not get along so well with that radical laser light show. Vimeo user Agua learned this the hard way.
If the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was good enough to film the entire season finale of House on, there it should be more than adequate to use as a Skype webcam. But how?
Being a lomo user, photographer Hunter Richards's Canon 5D Mark II hack has totally made my Friday. Using a Russian lomo lens from the '80s with an adapter, he managed to create a beautifully-shot lomo film worthy of your attention.
This time lapse video out of Japan (Mt. Fuji, Iwate Prefecture, et al) enhances my calm while upholding my personal belief that HD video on DSLRs is one of the best things to happen to cameras in recent history.
Yeah, sure, it was cool to see a professional photographer spin HD video gold from the Canon 5D Mark II. But that guy is famous, had a mountain of equipment, a crew, and a freaking helicopter. Not so for the humble photographer and videographer at Akihabara News, who took the 5D, a few days and a laptop to shoot and…
RED CEO Jim Jannard is either an incredible visionary or prone to serial exaggeration. Just yesterday, he deigned to visit the RED forums, promising that "[RED is] doing things we never thought possible... When we do post, it will be very obvious why we needed a bit more time to 'spill the beans'." As a teaser, he…
Found in the depths of some German forum, a DPreview member says these pictures are for the yet-to-be-announced Canon EOS 5D Mark II. No real details to this camera other than the fact that it's going to replace the 5D (obviously). See the back after the jump, but don't expect a "make me a professional photographer"…