Winter in Central Park, NYC: Canon Eos 7D: 720/60p from Mike Kobal on Vimeo.
Not very often do we get so much snow here in the city, packed my 7D, a few lenses, small tripod, bean bag and headed to the park. I should really call this a weather proofing test, the gear was soaking wet after about 10min. Changing lenses was a challenge, I ended up using the Tokina 12-24mm and the Nikon 75-150mm (still my fav compact tele lens). No problems with the Camera body and/or lenses. Everything was shot with auto white balance, neutral color settings at 720/60p, Iso ranging from 200 to 400. Grading has been kept to a minimum, only contrast enhancement, no color correction. Music: http://www.entropymusic.com
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thanks James, ebay, search for nikon lens to canon eos adapter ring ($8.95)
Hi Mike – Great video. May I ask what nikon to canon adapter you used to mount the lens?
nice video gud imagination.
Looks beautiful! I miss NYC because I’m on tour and I love when it snows like crazy in NY. Its so quiet then!
Mike, I just found your vimeo footage & started reading your blog–
I had planned on getting the Canon T2i but I decided on buying a Canon 7D this weekend instead.
I wasn’t sure if I was getting the right camera but your footage/clips look great — after watching a few of your test & videos I think I made a good decision.
And thanks for sharing your shooting settings & breakdowns (lens,iso’s & aperatures).
Man that’s cold.
This would have been the proper song:
No, seriously: I’m always happy when I return to this site and see another cool vid. Danke dafür.
thanks guys, Bob, i know the panning on the last scene, it is the camera and the conversion (vimeo), frankly, I don’t like it but not sure how to eliminate it, very slow pans seem the only answer for now.
Fascinated to see your video tests and the evolution of the DSLR video tools (and of course your artistic eye).
One thing that’s still not clear is about the “stuttering” look when panning (not “rolling shutter” distortions, but a choppy feel). Given your overall quality approach, I’m guessing it’s the camera and not your panning motion itself (?)
It appears you even filmed at 60fps which should make it even smoother, right?
Superb quality, Mike.
I didn’t realise such good results could come from an SLR.
May I cheekily suggest a Beanpod beanbag support might be ideal for a shoot?
Well, I have done now anyhow!
Great video, wonderfull! I was even cold!
thanks for the great video, i loved the ducks in the pond. keep up the great videos.