Jan30th

50MP Canon 5DS and 5DR are Real

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
The 5DS and 5DR are interesting both for what they are -- and what they aren’t. Of course, we’ll have to wait until next week to get a fuller picture…
Jan30th

Can Sony A7s Do Broadcast TV? NBC Promo Shot on Sony A7s & DJI Ronin

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
We first posted about Raphael Rogers’ work in August 2013, when we – along with others -- rhapsodized about his sci-fi short BEYOND, shot on a Canon C100. A year…
Jan30th

Interview with the School Behind Student Film JAGON

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Our recent post on the student film JAGON created a bit of a stir. We thought the story was deeper than just the equipment, and reached out to Der Film…
Jan30th

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Firmware Update 2.1 Is Great News for Atomos, HDMI & YAGH Users

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Panasonic has finally released the Lumix GH4 update originally scheduled for mid-December 2014 and it is great news for cinematographers using HDMI output from their GH4 cameras and from YAGH…
Jan29th

Mega Discounts for planet5D Readers at End-of-January SpeedLooks 3D LUT Sale

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
LookLabs, maker of one of the most complete, most feature-rich collections of 3D LUTs for cinematic color grading, has launched an end-of-January 20%-off sale for both its latest LUT collections…
Jan29th

Canon to Introduce Global Shutter on its DSLRs?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
It’s a rumor to be taken “with lots of salt.” But it begs the question: “how important is a global shutter to you – and would it keep you in/bring…
Jan28th

Massive Canon Camera & Lens Announcements Coming February 6

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
According to Canon Rumors, some big – possibly very big – new camera and lens announcements are due from Canon on Friday February 6. Two high megapixel cameras, including an…
Jan28th

Chuck Westfall Interview with the Canon C100 Mark II

Posted By planetMitch
Our good friend Frank Rohmer had a conversation with Canon's Chuck Westfall and they talked a lot about the Canon EOS C100 and we'd love to share it with out...[adrotate…
Jan28th

Back Up Your Hard Drives – don’t be a fool and lose vital data!

Posted By planetMitch
I created this a couple of weeks ago when I was having trouble with my iMac - and now that I have the new iMac Retina, I've been so distracted…
Jan27th

Popping Batteries Like Pez? A DIY Solution for under $100 — and More

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
You’re more likely to answer “yes” if you own a Sony A7s or something with the same battery in the Sony family. If so, planet5D reader Tim Johnson has a…
Jan27th

Global Cinematography Institute – something for you? by Mimi Fuenzalida

Posted By planetMitch
This is a guest post from Mimi Fuenzalida - I had the great pleasure of meeting her a couple of years ago at the Letus product release for their line…
Jan26th

planetMitch on DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 0.8

Posted By planetMitch
Podcasts are cool right? I know many of you are big fans of listening to podcasts on your way to or from work, and maybe even while you're at the…
Jan26th

Need Lighting training? How about this upcoming Lighting Workshop in LA?

Posted By planetMitch
We're always on the lookout to find good stories and training and behind-the-scenes etc for you and we've been asked to share this upcoming training with you that sounds like…
Jan25th

What cameras are you shooting video with? Simple Sunday Survey #5

Posted By planetMitch
What cameras are you shooting video with? We asked planet5D subscribers which video cameras they have as well as which ones they are actually shooting with. We also have a…
Jan24th

Beauty of the Beast: Timelapse/Hyperlapse of Dubai

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Modest tools, immodest location and great skill combine for this riveting couple of minutes from Kirill Neiezhmakov, latest in his on-going timelapse/ hyperlapse series on major cities. In this latest…
Jan23rd

Aputure VS-2: Great Value in a 7” Field Monitor

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
In another installment of our just-made-up “80/20” series, Aputure scores a win with their VS-2. I got religion (of the larger on-camera field monitor kind) a few months ago when…

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