Posts tagged c100m2
Get the Film Look with Your C100 Mark II

HOW DO I GET THE FILM LOOK?

STEP ONE

Let's start with a fact that we know to be true - images with a shallower depth of field look more cinematic. So let's make sure we are shooting with a fast lens and using an aperture that is as close to or is wide open - f/2.8, f/2.0, f/1.8, f/1.4 - is a great place to start. (Don't have a fast lens - buy a nifty fifty from Canon for like $125 - https://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1143786-REG/canon_0570c002_ef_50mm_f_1_8_stm.html

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One Year with the C100 Mark II

One year ago I purchased a C100 Mark II to replace my aging Canon 5D Mark III and my under-performing GH4. (Maybe under-performing is a little harsh but in a setting where I needed speed and capability, getting the GH4 rigged and running simply took too much time and effort).

So the following are some thoughts on my purchase, some considerations for the future, and some advice for some people who are planning a camera purchase right now.

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Rigging Options for the C100 Mark II

I know there are a lot of people who buy into a new camera system and immediately drop a ton of cash rigging it up. I get it. A fully rigged camera looks cool and at the same token, all the tools we mount to our rig are there to serve a useful purpose. The mattebox, the follow focus, an EVF, and an additional viewfinder, all useful, handy tools for the job. Not every job requires them, but they are nice to have.

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