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How to Shoot 30fps with Canon DSLRs

Here’s a neat video that made its rounds on the Interwebs back in 2007, but maybe some of you haven’t seen before. To capture Barry Bonds setting the all time home run record, USA Today shot with three Canon EOS-1D Mark III at the same time, triggering the cameras in sequence so their 10 frames per second effectively became 30 frames per second. You can check out the frames captured of the home run slam here.

The setup would have been pretty useful at The Battle of F-Stop Ridge.

Bonds’ 756 at 30fps (via Pixel Analogo)


 
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  • Anonymous

    Interesting hack, but with that setup, it’s no surprise that the footage is wobbly.  It looks like the camera “up” is skewed on the two side cameras too.

  • Anonymous

    Interesting hack, but with that setup, it’s no surprise that the footage is wobbly.  It looks like the camera “up” is skewed on the two side cameras too.

  • Thomas

    You could’ve just used a RED One to get almost the same resolution, but without that ugly wiggle-thing…

  • Thomas

    You could’ve just used a RED One to get almost the same resolution, but without that ugly wiggle-thing…

  • Thomas

    You could’ve just used a RED One to get almost the same resolution, but without that ugly wiggle-thing…

  • Anonymous

    just rent a red camera

  • http://twitter.com/ZDP189 Dan

    EPIC waste of time and money trying to make the three little pigs into one big bad wolf.  If they insist on going this route, they should rethink their post processing workflow.

  • Robbie McCarthy

    Please read the date of this video, and remember that at this time, only two working REDs existed at the time, and they were still in the Alpha testing stage, (according to Wikipedia – RED). If you insist on a ‘better setup’, I would love to see your ideas…

  • Chico

    this video show that Canon users will never be PHOTOGRAPHERS