Go beyond the manual with these free, downloadable White Papers. Learn about the major features, technologies, and accessories of the Cinema EOS system.
NEW: The Promise of 4K
With the advent of 4K, it offers changes to cameras, lenses, post-production and the home viewing experience.
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The Promise of 4K:
The advent of 4K cinema brings about changes to cameras, lenses, post-production and the home viewing experience. Explore each implication in-depth and see what this digital image format offers.
Cinema EOS for 2K and HD Origination:
The EOS C300 captures HD files and EOS C500 captures 4K, 2K or HD files. Learn more about the important differences between these Cinema EOS cameras, in the context of HD or 2K digital orientation, and how these components contribute to the clean imagery and sharpness in the video files.
Canon-Log Transfer Characteristic:
Canon-Log is designed to reproduce the entire tonal reproduction range of which the new CMOS image sensor used in the EOS C300 (and future EOS C500 cameras) is capable. This paper will discuss an optoelectronic transfer characteristic developed by Canon that ensures effective management of wide dynamic range HD imagery.
Best Practices for Data Management:
A guide to responsible data management, from data calculating your projects, to understanding data configurations and storage devices, to the pros and cons of manipulating your files on-set vs in-post.
EOS C300 Best Practices Guide:
More of a handy reference PDF than a technical White Paper, this practical guide offers straightforward tips, how-to, and best practices for preparing the EOS C300 for shooting.
New 35mm CMOS Sensor for Cine Motion Imaging:
Canon's EOS C300 has a totally new CMOS imaging sensor, dedicated to outstanding video image quality. This White Paper takes an extremely detailed look at the technologies that make this happen.
RGB Resolution Considerations in a New CMOS Sensor for Cine Motion Imaging:
A highly technical White Paper, examining the RGB video characteristics of the EOS C300 camera, for both progressive and interlaced video formats.
Sensitometric Characteristics of the EOS C300 Digital Cine Camera:
A technical analysis of the EOS C300's sensor and processing system, and how they combine to produce the camera's tonal reproduction and contrast range.