Converting 8mm Film Using A DSLR

March 17, 2011

The Projector – 8mm Direct to 5Dmk2 from James Miller on Vimeo.


James Miller found an interesting way to convert his old 8mm film using his 5D mk II and a projector. Luckily for us, he created a beautiful video of process.

Here is how his conversions turned out:

Three from James Miller on Vimeo.



It’s really beautiful. This looks so much better than the old videos my family had converted to dvd a few years ago. A really impressive method for keeping the colors vivid and capturing the feel of film.

To see Miller’s step by step instructions check out his vimeo page or Planet5D’s post.

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