NAB Sunday: Canon’s Presentation
More details on the Canon 1D C and C500 digital cine cameras.
By Adam Wilt | April 16, 2012
Canon held a meeting in the Brenden Theater at the Palms, showing off two 4K short films (one shot by Shane Hurlbut with the 1D C, the other by Jeff Cronenweth, using the C500) and turning Larry Thorpe loose with a wealth of technical details.
The films looked rather nice, Cronenweth's in particular ("Man and Beast") had some of the most gorgeous skintones and breathtaking fine detail I've seen for a while.
Look, there's way too much info for me to give a blow-by-blow accounting at half-past-midnight when I'm composing this; instead, I'm just gonna dump Larry Thorpe's slide show on you. Apologies for not having properly perspective-corrected all my screenshots; I figured you rather have all the gory details regardless of geometrical imperfection than for me to have given up after having re-bent the first five or ten into relative straightness in Photoshop...
An exclusive event: Canon invited just me and several hundred of my closest friends...
"My, that's a big one!"
The circled bit on the C500 is added-on stuff to handle additional connectors, hold processing, and dissipate heat.
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