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Working with Magic Lantern Raw Video

I’ve spent most of the day just transferring footage and prepping to edit 5D3 Raw video, the workflow is much more clunky than RED because it’s all very hacked together, whereas R3D files are basically natively or easily supported everywhere…

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Canon 50mm f1.8

I recently got my hands on a Canon 50mm f1.8, not the more recent plastic body Mark II, but the discontinued original.

The lens has the same great optics in a compact body as the Mark II, but the ergonomics of this lens are far better.

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Something I don’t understand about film

There is a crazy abundance of terrible typography and graphic design in and used to promote films.

The films themselves, especially at an indie level, are often otherwise visually stunning, but anything that ventures into the realm of design and suddenly things crumble.

It’s bizarre to me, that people who are typically considerate of every minute detail of their extremely visual medium so often don’t see (or don’t care about) bad type and graphics in their work.

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