Canon premium imaging technology : Canon has published two sample videos to demonstrate the quality of their imaging capture technology. Expanding viewers' horizons through image technology, Canon is pushing its creative boundaries with two new 'Canon See Impossible' videos that celebrate the company's commitment to making the seemingly impossible possible. Available for viewing are these two new sample movies - 'See Beyond Darkness' and 'See the Light' - showcase the capabilities of Canon imaging technology which enables researchers, professional photographers, cinematographers and enthusiasts to shoot impactful clear and crisp imagery, even when masked in darkness due to extremely low-light conditions.
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In 'See Beyond Darkness,' the impossible assignment for Director of Photography Andy Casagrande was to record images of a rare bio-fluorescent turtle found only in the remote, unspoiled reefs of the Solomon Islands.
The low-light capabilities of Canon's ME20F-SH Multipurpose Camera and Canon EOS-1D X digital SLR camera enabled researchers to capture vivid images without disturbing the natural environment.
See Beyond Darkness movie
"To have Canon step in and facilitate an expedition like 'See Beyond Darkness' is incredible. It's the perfect marriage of cinema and science," said Andy Casagrande. "When you pair those two together, the opportunities are endless. You can inspire the world to care about the planet."
"This technology allows us to see things that are beyond human perception. We're seeing creatures and coral and turtles that we never knew existed," said Klaus Obermeyer, Director of 'See Beyond Darkness.' "We always knew the underwater world is something mysterious, but when you're taking a camera in that can see in the dark, it's truly, truly a rare opportunity."
See The Light movie
In 'See the Light,' Canon's technology captured the beauty of bioluminescent creatures under the sea, the grandeur of the extremely difficult-to-photograph Aurora Borealis (Northern Lights), and the wonder of the earth from far above it.
Each video cinematically illustrates Canon's dedication to developing leading-edge technology that can provide creative thinkers the tools needed to teach, show, and capture for the world some of its most unexplored locations.
The image technology used by Canon to create these videos takes viewers to seemingly impossible dark places that were previously beyond what the human eye could see and technology could perceive. Specifically, the remarkable advancement in low-light technology found in the Canon ME20F-SH Multi-Purpose camera plays a feature role in the two new videos.
Canon's EOS C300 Mark II, ME20F-SH, and EOS C500 were used to capture all of the imagery in 'See The Light.' Canon is proud to create imaging products and technologies that support its users in pushing the limits of what's possible.