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.
This video is an overview of the camera: button placement, menu options, and hardware changes such as the battery, LEMO connector and accessory cables.
Batteries, Chargers & Cables for the C300 Mark II:
Canon BP-A30 Battery – $299
Canon BP-A60 Battery – $499
Canon 50CM LCD Unit Cable UN-5 – $299
Canon 100CM LCD Unit Cable UN-10 – $349
Canon CA-A10 Power Supply AC Adapter – $399
Canon CG-A10 Battery Charger for BP-A Series Batteries – $599
Jem explains all of the options the C300 Mark II has to adjust your Custom picture, Gamma, Color space, Color matrix and LUT. He also goes through some of his recommendations when painting in camera using certain combinations of Gamma, Color space and Color Matrix.
In this video, Jem discusses the different recording options in the EOS C300 Mark II which includes DCI 4K, QHD 4K, 2K and FHD. He also goes into the megabits per second options for 10 and 12 bit modes.
This video in the tutorial series shows how to set the EOS C300 Mark II menu up for external recording. He goes over the menu options found in the Recording/Media Setup, Picture/Terminals Setup menus as well as relevant menus in the Odyssey 7Q+ that he is using.
Jem talks about the Dual-pixel CMOS AF feature built into the EOS C300 Mark II and all of the different autofocus and manual focus options that are in the camera.
This video goes into setting up the EOS C300 Mark II to use with Browser Remote. He goes into menu settings for Full, Camera and Meta control users as well as mapping status to a customizable button.
In this video, Jem shows how to set the correct options for the camera and display to monitor 4K RAW. He then shows how to set up HDR as well as an ACES proxy workflow including using an ASC CDL workflow.
For more lessons and information, please visit the Digital Learning Center at learn.usa.canon.com