Thursday, December 09, 2010

News from Here & There

Iris adapter for Canon lenses on 4/3rds mount
Thinking of getting a Panasonic GH2 or a Panasonic AG-AF100, but already have Canon EF lenses? A mount from Kipon in Hong Kong provides a manual 14-blade iris (there's also a US manufacturer developing an adapter for Canon to the 4/3 mount, but there's no information available about it yet.)
EOSHD: Canon-Micro 4/3rds lens adapter with mechanical aperture control

Large Sensor Cameras
High Definition magazine features an article about the new large sensor cameras from Panasonic and Sony (you can read it in a flashy online viewer.)
HighDefinition: Digital Issue 45

Createasphere Webcasts
Createasphere has a series of webcasts coming up featuring creative teams from the TV series GLEE, Dexter and Boardwalk Empire discussing the challenges they face.
Createasphere: The Best of TV Webcasts

Canon 7D used to shoot Community stop-motion episode
NBC used a 7D for an upcoming Christmas episode of “Community”. Broadcast tonight, Thursday, Dec. 9th, 2010, they’ve gone old school and done a Rudolph-esque claymation epsiode. You can see a behind-the-scenes video at PetaPixel.
PetaPixel: Canon 7D Used to Shoot Stop-Motion Episode of NBC’s “Community”

[UPDATE] Fixed link to High Definition Magazine


Arlen said...

The link to the large sensor cameras article is broken.

Michael Murie said...

Thanks! Fixed it.