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Transform Your DSLR into a Professional Video Camera with Magic Lantern Firmware

1/01/2012 ISO 1200 Magazine 3 Comments

This tutorial covers why you might want to install the DSLR Magic Lantern Firmware and how to install it. Plus another 3 helpful film making tips and tricks.

 Magic Lantern is an enhancement atop of Canon's firmware that frees your Canon DSLR, allowing you to use many useful features. Initially developed for filmmakers, it now has functionality for both photo and video enthusiasts, including manual audio, zebras, focus assist tools, bracketing, motion detection and much more.

It is an open (GPL) framework for developing extensions to the official software. It does not replace the existing firmware, but instead runs along side of it. There is no need to "uninstall" it -- simply format your card to reboot to the stock Canon firmware.( +)

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Kraig Adams said...

Thanks for posting!

Great video

Kraig Adams said...

This is a new, updated video teaching how to use Magic Lantern. Thanks! "Magic Lantern Users Guide":