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Use of MagicLantern in Stock Photography

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Hariramki
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Message edited at 03/07/2014, 00:28:50 AM by Hariramki
The more I read about MG for Canon, the more intrigued I become.

I need advice and experience of seniors who have/are using ML for their stocks.

Is ML better than Canon firmware?

BTW, I am looking to use ML for still photography and not for Video.
Canon Rebel T3i

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Luvemak
345 posts
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Message posted at 03/10/2014, 16:30:11 PM by Luvemak
I was toying around with putting ML on my camera, but I'm actually scared to do it!

It seems like you can do some cool effects with it, and it would be great for self portraits so you wouldn't have to keep hitting the remote button (or using the self timer).


You can also get an intervalometer for cheap online and do some of the same things as ML, without voiding your warranty!
Canon 5d Mark II; Canon EF 17-105 4.0; Canon 60d; Canon EF...

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Message posted at 03/18/2014, 19:32:38 PM by Rbrosseauphoto
I use it all the time - it doesn't replace the firmware. It just adds new features.
I usually use the peak-focusing feature.
Canon 5DmkII, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM, Nikon D90,18-200mm,1...

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Nikon4004
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Message posted at 04/10/2014, 14:45:25 PM by Nikon4004
Check with your mfg and see if it voids the warranty.
NikonD300, D90 , D70 ........ Ricohflex 2 1/2 Nikon 50mm 1....

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Message posted at 04/10/2014, 15:19:20 PM by Rbrosseauphoto
No, ML does not void the the warranty. Canon has already responded to the ML addition. I think there's more info on the ML site.
Canon 5DmkII, EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM, Nikon D90,18-200mm,1...

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Amlanmathur
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Message posted at 04/12/2014, 02:43:21 AM by Amlanmathur
not sure about ML but I've been using CHDK on my compact for quite some time. Not really for stock as such but a couple of images have gotten some sales on a few stock agencies.

Voiding warrenty might not be an issue since it does not write anything to the ROM of the camera, everything stays on the memory card only. So removing the card brings the cam back to default state

it gives some really neat features (especially scripts) so it's well worth the effort
Sony NEX 6

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