Posts Tagged ‘mark2’

The Canon 7D Mark II is Finally Here, Boasts Powerful AF System and 10fps Burst Shooting

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The Canon 7D Mark II, quite possibly the most anticipated and definitely the most speculated-about camera of 2014, is finally here! After months of rumors capped off by photo and spec leaks the past few days, we finally get to see what Canon has in store for its long-awaited followup to the 5-year-old APS-C flagship. Read more…

Canon Admits that It Has ‘Kept Its Distance’ from the Retro Design Movement

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Don’t expect Canon to come out with any retro-styled cameras. According to a brochure on the design process that went into the recently released Canon G1 X Mark II, the company prefers function to form, which is why it has ‘kept its distance’ from the retro design movement. Read more…

‘AT-AT Day Afternoon’ Film Created with Video and Stop-Motion Footage

Here’s a really imaginative short film called AT-AT day afternoon, created by Canadian filmmaker Patrick Boivin. Boivin took a vintage Star Wars Walker toy and transformed it into man’s best friend. The film was created using a blend of stop-motion animation, puppetry, and clever household green screens that aren’t always green. Boivin, who is self-trained in filmmaking and effects, said in an interview that he shoots primarily with a Canon 5D Mark II.

Check out the behind-the-scenes video below. Read more…