The Magic Lantern hack that brought RAW video on the Canon EOS 50D (here on eBay). Not only the EOS 50D now can shoot video (was never thought to do so) but it can shoot RAW footage. To make it short: the EOS 50D delivers lot of videography power for the money you have to spend. The EOS 50D is five year old, can be found on eBay for around $500 (but believe me, the price will raise) , and is a solidly build camera. All this magic attracted people interested in using the 50D as video tool, so EOSHD made a guide to recording cinematic raw video on the Canon 50D. More after the break.
Yesterday I reported about the latest achievement of the Magic Lantern team: a hack that allows to obtain 14 stops of dynamic range (3 more than usual), using a a sampling method dubbed “Dual ISO”. Dual ISO means that half of the sensor lines are sampled at ISO 100, the other half at ISO 1600.
These are good news! The Canon Direct Store now gives a whole year warranty on refurbished Canon DSLRs and refurbished Canon lenses and SpeedLites. Before it was just 90 days. The duration of the warranty is clearly stated usually in the last line of the product description. Moreover, the refurbished DSLRs have a 20% discount on accessory gear.
Top Rated Plus eBay seller bigvalueinc (98.2% positive ratings) has Canon EOS 5D Mark III bodies on sale for just $2,545.99 (click here). Free shipping, limited stock at this price.
There are more deals, both for a Canon EOS 6D. Bigvalueinc has also an EOS 6D on sale for $1,588.80 (click here). Same conditions as above.
The EOS 6D is on sale for less and with some bonus accessories by eBay seller 6ave (99.5% positive ratings) for $1,572.61 (click here). The bonus items are: 2 replacement batteries, a compact charger, a case, and a no-name 32GB memory card (see picture after the break). Don’t know why they always include these pretty useless memory cards.