So you just picked up a Canon C100 Mark II. What a fantastic camera: 12 stops of dynamic range, Dual Pixel CMOS AF, built-in ND filters, 320 to 102,400 ISO range, and much, much more! In order to get the most out of your new purchase, it is important to configure everything correctly.
Auto Black Balance: Canon recommends that you perform an Auto Black Balance any time you change the ISO. Making sure your lens cap is on, go to the Camera Setup Menu and select ABB. Click OK to perform the function. You may notice some irregularities display on the screen, but this is normal and not a malfunction. Continue reading “Canon C100 Mark II Configuration Guide”→
Canon has issued a firmware update for the EOS C300 Mark II and Mark II PL cameras which adds support for EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM lenses (due for release in late March, 2016). The new lenses will not work on previous firmware versions for the EOS C300 Mark II, but they will function properly on Canon’s EOS C500, C300, C100 Mark II, and C100 devices without any update.
CFast 2.0 cards cannot be used to perform the update; a SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card with 64MB is required. Please note: Once the firmware update is performed, the menu and custom picture settings will be reset. Menus and custom picture settings can be saved onto a separate SD card prior to performing the update, and then loaded onto the camera after the update has finished.
Click here to download the firmware update file onto your computer (PC and Mac OSX versions available). The downloaded folder will contain a PDF file with instructions on how to perform the update.
The Atomos Flame Series delivers the world’s most advanced 7” field monitor, delivering the luminance detail of Log with HDR Post Production color accuracy for the first time in a field monitor. The AtomHDR engine not only resolves HDR brightness detail, with 10-bit monitor processing it also resolves 64 times more color information than traditional 8-bit panels. For Rec709 standard dynamic range scenes the 1500nits brightness aids with outdoor shooting as does the upgraded power management system that will keep you shooting longer in the field. Of course you also get the professional 4K/HD ProRes/DNxHR Recording, Playback and Editing that has made Atomos famous.
The EOS C300 Mark II Digital Cinema Camera takes the agility of the original EOS C300 and dials it up a notch. In this video tutorial series, hosted by Canon Digital Learning Center contributor, Jem Schofield, take a look at the new internal and external features of this camera and how it compares and differs from its predecessor. These videos will give you the information you need to make the most of this camera system and hit the ground running in any production environment.