In a rather unexpected turn of events, Canon has just let the cat out of the bag, announcing plans to finally introduce the 5D Mark III’s ability to output a fully uncompressed 1080p signal via HDMI – something Nikon’s and Sony’s HDSLR counterparts have been touting for some time.
Quick News – Engadget is reporting word directly from a Lytro launch event in Hong Kong that the light-field camera maker is planning to add even more functionality to its ‘shoot now, focus later’ offering, going a step further than the addition of manual controls announced last week, displaying a parallax-based 3D effect, teased in the video below.
Quick News – To celebrate the launch of their consumer light-field camera to the general public, Lytro has added a few more exciting pieces to the “shoot now, focus later” puzzle, adding the crucial functionalities of manual controls, much to the delight of potential owners.
Earlier in the month, we touched upon the reports from Nikon D4 and D800 users, claiming their new respective full-frame beauties had the tendency to “lock-up” and become unresponsive under certain conditions – an issue that Nikon themselves were quick to confirm. Fast forward nearly a month later, and we now have a legitimate fix for the phenomena by way of a firmware update brought to our attention by the good folks at Nikon Rumors.
Early this morning, the good folks at Magic Lantern took to Twitter and released the above image – a snapshot that may not look like much to most, but means the world to Canon HDSLR filmmakers who have experienced first hand the incredible amount of benefits running the Magic Lantern hack can provide – a truly welcoming sign for current and future 5D Mark III owners.
Fuji has just released the first firmware update for their flagship mirrorless offering the X-Pro1, aiming for version 1.01 to correct the rather annoying occurrence now dubbed “chattering” – a noise that can be heard when the aperture blades automatically adjust to light when the camera is moved, an occurrence audible in the video below:
Quick News - After experiencing an initial delay, postponing the highly-anticipated second firmware update for the NEX-FS100 for about a month, the upgrade has now been officially released and is currently available to download on Sony’s website.
Here’s what the new firmware brings to the table:
New Unofficial Firmware Allows for Increased Video Recording Time Limits for the Nikon D3100, D5100, and D7000
Quick News - The team at Nikon Hackers has just released their first hack for the Nikon D3100, D5100, and D7000, bringing with it an increase in overall video recording times by removing their limit restrictions, now allowing each to capture 25-30 minutes of uninterrupted video.