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…
Jan23rd

Why Am I Shooting 4K Again? Amazing, Inspiring Videos from Panasonic Remind Me

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
I encounter my fair share of 4K sceptics online. Sometimes I even begin to doubt my own enthusiasm for the 4K format. But then all I have to do is…
Jan22nd

Timelapse Moab 2015: This is Special

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
I can’t think of a better way to meld photography with a spiritual journey through time and nature than spending five nights under the dark skies of Moab, Utah learning…
Jan22nd

AXSY T-set: Wireless Open Source Motion Control with Smartphone App

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
This is what market forces are all about: innovation, competition, value – and survival. The AXSY T-set enters an increasingly crowded field of upstarts who are taking on the established…
Jan21st

RØDE STUNS Filmmakers – Launches Stunning Wireless System, New Shotgun Mics

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Microphone maker RØDE wowed a wildly cheering audience in a heavily-attended event in San Diego this evening with not one, not two, not three but four new products including the…
Jan21st

Canon Connect Station CS100: Really?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
The Canon Connect Station CS100  kind of looks like an Apple TV box only bigger and uglier; it kind of has one gazillionth the functionality; and it kind of costs three…
Jan20th

CAME-TV 7800 Takes On The MoVI M5: A Gimbal for the Rest of Us?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
If Freefly’s MoVI M5 is the BMW of 3-axis gimbals, CAME-TV’s 7800 is the Hyundai: an ambitious, low-priced alternative inspired by the original that offers a legitimate set of trade-offs,…

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