Posts tagged ‘DSLR’

Why DSLR’s are bad for Video

7D-Rig-300x195The fact that the latest high-end Nikon and Canon DSLR’s can shoot 1080p HD video doesn’t tell the full story about the quality of the video they shoot.    Some of the reasons why they suck for Video:

  • ergonomics
  • shortcuts in processing that involve tossing out 2/3rds of the lines resulting in diminished light sensitivity and increased color moire and noise.
  • a wobbling “Jello-world” produced by a top-to-bottom scanning sensor
  • awful audio

For details on all 8 reasons Read the full article from PoetZero

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Nikon D3S SLR; Start of ISO war?

ISO sensitivity is more important to image quality than pixel count.  This camera has 12.1 megapixel sensor, you can bet its going to be remarkably better than a 12 megapixel camera phone.

[Read Article at Macworld]

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