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Site layout update

Procrastination is over! I spent the whole night tweaking the site to make it more visually pleasing by adding pictures and by moving some of the least used sections to the footer. I have also reduced the number of articles on the main page to speed up the load time.…

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DIY sensor cleaning tutorial


Note: this article is a translation from French of the excellent article written by Stéphane on his Folo blog. There are already a few articles on this topic on the net but Stéphane post is well illustrated and simple. Of course, cleaning your camera sensor can be a dangerous operation and I cant be responsible of the result.…

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New DFocus Follow Focus

In case you were thinking about buying a DFocus follow focus for your 5DMrkII, you might want to wait a few more days. I am not saying this because of any quality issue with the product (you all know that I love it) but because of a teaser picture Dave posted on Twitter.…

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How to have 2 external screen with a macbook!

My friend Carl Mercier has managed to put have his macbook run with two external monitors! Unfortunately, I do not have the required gear to test how well it works. It seems very convenient if you already have an external monitor and want to keep an eye on an active process, rss feeds, watching a tutorial, etc…  Not directly 5D related but I am sure some of you will find a use for this.…

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False Manual Video control advertisement from Canon?

Hudson, from the cinema5D forum made an interesting discovery while reading the Canon 5DMrkII white paper (yep, some people really read these things). Look at page 14 the in the middle of the page you will see this: If you read the whole thread you will see that they have tried to contact Canon to have some explanations.…

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Vimeo Plus for everyone!

In case you missed it, Vimeo Plus is now available for everyone, not just United Statians! Rejoice! Also, they changed the plan to be: 5GB of upload space per week (10x what you get with the free account) 5000 free HD embed plays with purchase (up from 1000) The ability to control which domains can embed in HD 25fps/PAL support for HD (up from 24fps) Make your videos private on Vimeo.com while still able to embed them on your site One-button upgrading of your existing videos to the latest high-quality format without using additional upload space Of course some will complain that YouTube offers free HD hosting.…

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