Monthly Archive: December 2011

Low end camera and camcorder sales dive, expensive cameras rise

Low end camera and camcorder sales dive, expensive cameras rise

Study: Smartphones Putting Serious Hurt on Point-and-Shoot Camera Sales | News & Opinion | PCMag.com. Smart phones are replacing the very low end still and video cameras. 2011 versus 2010: Point and shoot camera unit sales down by -17% “Pocket” camcorder unit sales down by -13% Traditional camcorder unit sales down by -8% High end point and shoot cameras (10x...

“Peter Jacksons Hobbit Wont Save 3D Movies”

“Peter Jacksons Hobbit Wont Save 3D Movies”

I think this writer is off his rocker: Peter Jacksons Hobbit Wont Save 3D Movies and Thats a Good Thing – Forbes. He argues 2D movies are better and will be better still when shot and projected at 48 fps instead of 24 fps. Okay. He then says that 3D adds nothing to the viewing experience. Hmmm. Except that real life...

Hack for Canon DSLRs adds HDR video capability

Hack for Canon DSLRs adds HDR video capability

Works on 550D, 600D and 60D – I think the way it works is to record in 60p but switches the ISO between adjacent frames. The final video is then recreated in post by blending the two different exposures happening every other frame. Very neat idea!  See HDR video firmware for Canon DSLRs? Magic Lantern adds new features! | planet5D –...