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What is the Difference Between Canon EF and EF-S Lenses?

What is the Difference Between Canon EF and EF-S Lenses? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
This is a question that comes up quite often, so I am providing a brief explanation to answer it for those users new to the Canon DSLR system. Canon EF and EF-S lenses refer to the mount type of th...
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Inside 'Gravity': How Sandra Bullock Went From a 'Torture Chamber' to an Oscar Nom

Inside 'Gravity': How Sandra Bullock Went From a 'Torture Chamber' to an Oscar Nom | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Watch an exclusive behind-the-scenes look 'Gravity' and why it deserves all 10 of its Oscar nominations.
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FANTASTIC movie - I want to see it in the theater again and again! 

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LAPPG ‘Tax Insights for the Entertainment Professional’, Deductions, Avoiding Audits & Much More - HDSLR Shooter

LAPPG ‘Tax Insights for the Entertainment Professional’, Deductions, Avoiding Audits & Much More - HDSLR Shooter | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Taxes are pretty much inescapable, & for those of us who are self employed in the entertainment industry it can be scary trying to navigate deductions.
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Five Ways For Beginners to Maintain Their Camera - The Phoblographer

Five Ways For Beginners to Maintain Their Camera - The Phoblographer | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Proper care and maintenance of your camera is essential to its functionality.
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When Time Is on Your Side, Go ADD with Red Dragon

When Time Is on Your Side, Go ADD with Red Dragon | HDSLR | Scoop.it

Red Fire Chief Jarred Land (that title means "president," for those of you not in the know) took to the forums at RedUser.net again last night to update users on the shipping status of new cameras and upgrades featuring the company's latest Red Dragon sensor. But Land also dropped some news about a new workflow possiblity for Dragon shooters: the Advanced Dragon Debayer, or ADD. 

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First look: Canon’s VIXIA/LEGRIA mini X 1080p cameras

First look: Canon’s VIXIA/LEGRIA mini X 1080p cameras | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Canon’s latest tiny yet ferocious 1080p cameras, the VIXIA mini (US$299) and VIXIA mini X (US$399) —together with their 25p cousins, the LEGRIA mini and LEGRIA mini X, boast irresistible features while taking positive steps towards the Beyond AVCHD Manifesto. This first look article will focus on the more capable (and quite intriguing) mini X, including videos, specs, potential applications, and my few criticisms.
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DIY: Build A Video Camera Slider for $30

DIY: Build A Video Camera Slider for $30 | HDSLR | Scoop.it

A recent tutorial online shows us how we’re able to take our video production with the use of a video slider. Often, camera sliders can cost hundreds of dollars, and can even break $1000 for a professional quality one. This latest tutorial shows you how you can make one in just an hour of time, and a mere $30 spent at your local Ikea.

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Two musicians, one projector, FCP7 and one take. An amazing music video. - fcp.co

Two musicians, one projector, FCP7 and one take. An amazing music video. - fcp.co | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Stop whatever you are doing and take three minutes to watch this amazing music video from Pomplamoose. We get tired even thinking about the amount of work that went into making it on FCP7! Very clever.
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News Shooter | Video interview: Johnnie Behiri of Cinema5D on his experience shooting documentary with the Blackmagic Design 4K Production Camera

News Shooter | Video interview: Johnnie Behiri of Cinema5D on his experience shooting documentary with the Blackmagic Design 4K Production Camera | HDSLR | Scoop.it

I’ve not been lucky enough to get my hands on a production version of the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K yet, but BBC freelance cameraman Johnnie Behiri over on Cinema5D has. He has spent a few days with the camera (actually two cameras – more about this in the interview) and I was lucky to catch up with him via Skype.

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A Comprehensive Guide to Making the Most of Adobe's Warp Stabilizer « No Film School

A Comprehensive Guide to Making the Most of Adobe's Warp Stabilizer « No Film School | HDSLR | Scoop.it

Digital post-production has come a long way since the Avid machines of the early 90′s. Among the myriad post production tools that have surfaced in the past few years, none is more of a potential life-saver than Adobe’s Warp Stabilizer.

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The EOS M: Canon’s Loss Is your Gain [Mini Review] |

The EOS M: Canon’s Loss Is your Gain [Mini Review] | | HDSLR | Scoop.it
The EOS M: A Case Of Too Little Too Late
Back when Canon first announced and then released the EOS M, back in late 2012, the photographic community was happy to see Canon finally enter the mirrorless market. But joy with the camera ended there. The ...
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Nikon D3300 First Shots: can a budget DSLR really beat a full-frame monster?

Nikon D3300 First Shots: can a budget DSLR really beat a full-frame monster? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
    DXOMark announced yesterday that the Nikon D3300 sensor scored an 82, putting it ahead of the Canon 5D Mark III's score of 81. A budget APS-C that could go head-to-head with Canon's full-frame 5D Mark III sounded too good…
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This Timelapse of Yellowstone Makes Winter Not Seem So Bad Afterall - The Phoblographer

This Timelapse of Yellowstone Makes Winter Not Seem So Bad Afterall - The Phoblographer | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Complete wit pivoting clouds, dancing geysers, passing traveling fogs, the epic journey (and Henry Jun Wah Lee's latest masterpiece) that is Fathom 4K: A Winter's Journey into Yellowstone takes us beyond the barren wastelands and into the beautiful scenes that winter itself is capable of painting.
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Steadsnap: Simple Elegant Way to Add a Shoulder Strap to Your Camera and Tripod Plate - DSLR Video Shooter

Steadsnap: Simple Elegant Way to Add a Shoulder Strap to Your Camera and Tripod Plate - DSLR Video Shooter | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Steadsnap is an adaptor that easily, safely and quickly transitions your camera from shooting off the tripod to the shoulder strap. Check out the Kickstarter to back the project and get a Steadsnap for yourself. More info from the Kickstarter page: ?Background With Steadsnap we want to create a more seamless experience for the professional …
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EOS 7D Mark II Coming in March? [CR1] « Canon Rumors

EOS 7D Mark II Coming in March? [CR1] «  Canon Rumors | HDSLR | Scoop.it
We've had a couple of communications saying that Canon will announce the replacement to the EOS 7D some time in late March. We've had nothing from the usual sources as of yet, and it's tough to tell w
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The New Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 Review – The New King Of Bokeh? |

The New Nikkor 58mm f/1.4 Review – The New King Of Bokeh? | | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Initial Thoughts
I have been shooting with the new Nikkor 58mm f/1.4G for almost a month now, and my thoughts have changed drastically over that time period. I spent a lot of time shooting with this lens, on both my D800E and my Nikon Df, and the mo ...
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Geonaute 360 is a 360° Action Camera

Geonaute 360 is a 360° Action Camera | HDSLR | Scoop.it
The Geonaute 360 camera is the first of its kind - a 360° action sports camera. It combines three wide-angle lenses and image sensors for a complete, almost-spherical view of the world around it. T...
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Some of the Best Photos of the Night Sky, and How to Make Your Own

Some of the Best Photos of the Night Sky, and How to Make Your Own | HDSLR | Scoop.it

The night sky is an astounding phenomenon that fascinates almost every individual. Stars have been around for light-years and yet, humankind is still mesmerized by their beauty. Despite the distance, we have such a strong connection and love for these great unknown entities. Capturing the magnificence of the night sky is highly rewarding and can be an exciting process as well.

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Nikon D4s Official Announcement Due February 25?

Nikon D4s Official Announcement Due February 25? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
The Nikon D4s was only teased a bit at CES 2014. At the time, details were scant. According to Nikon Rumors, it looks like the camera may be officially announced with a full reveal on the specs and...
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Caught on Tape: Giant Pacific Octopus Wrestles with Diver for Underwater Camera - The Phoblographer

Caught on Tape: Giant Pacific Octopus Wrestles with Diver for Underwater Camera - The Phoblographer | HDSLR | Scoop.it
It seems that even curious maritime creatures are now fancying themselves photographers. Either that or the octopus in this video has a really bad case of narcissism.
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Tutorials & Tips From Ryan E. Walters

Tutorials & Tips From Ryan E. Walters | HDSLR | Scoop.it

Those of you who have been reading my blog for awhile already know that back in August I wrote that FCP X was dead. Those were not easy words for me to write, as I used the program since version 1. At the time, when I gave it another spin, I still found it to be a tightly closed system that didn't fit my needs, so I continued to use Premiere.

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5D vs 6D: The 9 biggest differences between the 5D mk III and the 6D

5D vs 6D: The 9 biggest differences between the 5D mk III and the 6D | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Caleb breaks down the differences between the Canon 5D Mark III and the Canon 6D and talks about which DSLR camera is best for video.
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Possible Class Action Suit for Frustrated Nikon D600 Customers Churning

Possible Class Action Suit for Frustrated Nikon D600 Customers Churning | HDSLR | Scoop.it
We are all well aware of the sensor dust spot complaints generated by Nikon D600 users. Nikon has yet to acknowledge a problem with the D600 . . . even though it launched a Nikon D610 with the only...
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Singapore deejays make 18-minute film for $150

Singapore deejays make 18-minute film for $150 | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Singapore deejays Divian Nair and Dee Kosh (real name Darryl Koshy) have produced an 18-minute film for only $150. The film, “Candle”, was shot in two and a half weeks using a Canon 5D Mark III DSLR camera, and a … Continue reading →
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Which Internal Hard Drive is the Best Bang for Buck?

Which Internal Hard Drive is the Best Bang for Buck? | HDSLR | Scoop.it
Photographers are data hogs. We go through terabytes upon terabytes of storage as our cameras continue to produce higher image quality. And, if you work with video, it gets even worse. Over the yea...
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