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That strange light issue I reported on not too long ago seems to have been resolved by Canon. Basically, while taking still photographs in very dark situations, the top LCD backlight would cause the meter in the Mark III to give a false reading, and the resulting exposure would therefore be incorrect. It looks like they are quietly fixing the issue on newer cameras, after they stopped shipments for a short period of time. If you are one of the lucky few who currently owns a 5D Mark III, then Canon has issued a response. More »

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Many people have been reporting an issue with the 5D Mark III that Canon has now finally addressed. It seems that when the top LCD backlight is turned on in a dark environment, it’s possible that the camera’s automatic exposure will be affected and the resulting photos will not look correct. For video, this is a non-issue, but the fact that Canon is possibly going to fix or replace 5D bodies out there is a pretty big deal. They won’t go so far as to call it a recall, but it seems that essentially all cameras that have been released up to this point may suffer from the issue. More »

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Free is always a good thing – unless it’s not really free. Not the case here! David Fulde released today a series of video assets with various film light leak effects. Originally they were to be used with a Creative Commons license, but David has decided to just release them free and clear. It seems like they’ll work well as a quick way to add a nice little film effect to your video. Check out the light leaks below and a sample video using them. More »