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The Canon 5D Mark II Battles The Elements

  • August 26, 2009
  • Shane Hurlbut, ASC
The Canon 5D Mark II Battles The Elements

Shooting in Puerto Rico has tested the Canon 5D Mark II with intense humidity and rain.  Yet, every time the camera has delivered.

Bike Cam
Bike Cam

We shot running footage of motorcycles speeding down roads, splitting traffic, and near misses by literally gaffer taping the Canon 5D to the motorcycle.  We started out with the standard rigging package that you would bring to mount a film camera, threw it all out and went with t-shirts for vibration dampening and gaffer tape.  KISS “keep it simple stupid” was the motto.  During shooting it started to down pour.  The camera took heavy rain for about 10 minutes until we were able to pull off the road and un-tape them.  No water damage at all.  Humidity did not seem to affect the Canon 5D Mark II, but did cause our film camera to jam and not function properly.

  • Canon
  • creativity
  • HDSLR Cameras
  • weather

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