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Canon is the leading company in terms of photography and cinematography equipment, at the edge of technology. They offer video equipment, such as lenses and cameras, for every type of budget: from beginners to high end productions companies.

We first approached Canon because one of their assets is the documentary type of equipment. The recent C300 Mark II has no equivalent in terms of versatility for filming documentaries and their well-known 5D Mark III is still one of the best still cameras ever.

We were as well seduced by the social responsibility of Canon. Involved in long term development, social contribution and environmental activities, which makes it a perfect match for our documentary, focused on both nature and people.

When we first approached Canon Belgium, their reaction surpassed all our expectations and as the discussion went on, we began to understand that they were really motivated by helping young professionals such as us starting up projects that are in line with their vision.

We believe we can make great things together and open people’s mind to the cultures and people we are going to meet during our journey. The equipment that they provide us with will allow us to make our dreams come true and share the message we want to bring to the world !

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Canon EOS C300 Mark II

As soon as we got our hands on the C300 mII, we fell in love with it. The camera delivers images of cinematic quality through 4K, Log-C and 15 stops of dynamic range and is amazingly easy to get acquainted with. It is easy to set-up, perfect for hand-held shooting and solid as a rock. We use it straight out of our bikes, in no time... It is an amazing camera for on-the-go situations! We've tested it through any kind of weather and she always surpasses our expectations. It is a perfect companion for extreme travel documentaries like we do an will never let you down.

Canon EOS 5D Mark III

The 5D mIII is a killer in every possible situation! It never leaves our shoulder. No dust will get inside, no rain will alter it's capacities. Heat is not a problem, neither is cold weather. The battery life is never ending. It has a very convenient easy ergonomic, that makes it really practical to use even with our rain gloves on! The quality of the RAW pictures, combined with a full-frame sensor, allow us to exploit our lenses to the maximum and have a large room for manoeuvres in Lightroom for post-treatment.This is the perfect camera for what we are doing.

Canon PowerShot G5x

The G5x is a little gem that produces great quality content although being much lighter than the two other cameras we use. We are having a lot of fun with it, either to use it as an action cam with a chest fixation or to produces timelaspe with the very easy automatic settings. This camera is very convenient to use and we are very glad to have one for this trip, to capture instantaneous moments or film in any situation. The settings of the camera allows an inexperienced photographers to take nice pictures as well as a professionnal to tune every settings has he wishes. It can be charge by USB, so we do not need extra charger plate for it.

Lens

Canon CN-E 24mm T1.5 L F Cine Lens

This wonderful cine lens was given to us by canon to get the most out of our C300 mII. The quality of the 11 blades aperture bokeh combined to one of the highest quality coating gives a result of so amazing quality It makes all our other lenses feel like toys... we even ended up using it for photography. It forces us to develop our focusing abilities!

Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L II USM

This on-the-go lens is perfect in any condition for live shooting. Its compact and super wide on a full-frame format! It is perfect for skies and landscapes, gives great perspectives and allows us to capture almost anything at any moment! A must-have!

Canon EF 50mm f/1.2L USM

This great lens is the one we use the most. It is small, lightweight, discrete and helps us get the most of our portraits. it’s also super fast and gets a creamy bokeh like no other! Its really is a game changer in terms of quality and versatility.

Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM

This zoom lens has an amazing optical quality. We use it both indoor and outdoor in every kind of situation thanks to its mid zoom range and fast aperture. Whenever you get it in your hands, you know you are going to get some cool shots. It’s a must have!

Canon EF 100-400mm f/4,5-5,6 L IS USM

This is a fantastic outdoor landscapes and animal hunter! The focus and stabilisation artifacts that are inside this little beauty are so impressive! With a little of practice you can even handle its full range with your bare hands! As soon as we stop on the side of the road, this is our fist choice!

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