Apr24th

Rescue Mission: Retrieve $15K Camera Drone Helicopter in the Amazon

Posted By planetMitch
Our friend, Denver Riddle from Gorilla Grain (which you can see over on our superStore@planet5D) sent us this note yesterday and while it does have a DSLR in it, the…
Apr24th

40% Price Drop on All Jag35 Product Line

Posted By planetMitch
With all the excitement before and during NAB, this article just didn't get published - our apologies to the folks at Jag35 Jag35 has always produced very nice gear with…
Apr24th

Upgrade to Nikon’s Bit Rate Released by Nikon Hacker

Posted By planetMitch
Of course, we're all excited about the progress of Magic Lantern over on Canon cameras, but what about our friends who are shooting Nikon? Nikon Hacker is showing how it…
Apr23rd

Can you shoot at low ISO and boost exposure in post and get same results as high ISO?

Posted By planetMitch
Jeff Gaunt sent me this interesting set of photos the other day and I just have to get your thoughts - his theory is that you can shoot at low…
Apr23rd

The Canon Digital Learning Center Offers Useful Tools for Creative Wedding Professionals

Posted By steven schwartz
If you've ever shot a wedding, you know the pressure to capture the key moments is intense. You may as well run and hide if you miss any of those…
Apr22nd

FlashQ – the Smallest Wireless Flash Trigger Ever

Posted By planetMitch
There are many wireless flash triggers on the market, but I think this is about the smallest I've ever seen and it is up for funding on indiegogo (and not…
Apr22nd

First-Ever Video Output Working on Open-Source Axiom Alpha Prototype

Posted By steven schwartz
The open-source, open-book approach taken by the development team at Apertus with their tagline = "Open Source Cinema" is a refreshing and exciting new approach to video product development. Sure,…
Apr22nd

Big League CineSummit – FREE Cinematography Event Online!

Posted By planetMitch
Last fall, there was an amazing "CineSummit" that was held online and we were a sponsor, and Aviv Vana's Big League is doing it again this May - and yes,…
Apr22nd

Magic Lantern RAW video going to be much easier – FFMPEG now officially supports .mlv

Posted By planetMitch
This morning, alex posted this note on twitter that is subtle, but likely to change the world in a massively good way for Magic Lantern RAW video: FFMPEG now officially…
Apr21st

“Silent Storms” elicits incredible emotion from Northern Lights

Posted By planetMitch
I found this short on Saturday and just had to share it - and I also had to contact Ole C. Salomonsen, the video's creator, because I have questions about…
Apr19th

Watch Beautiful Underwater Creatures in Breathtaking Macro Timelapse Video “Slow Life”

Posted By planetMitch
This is incredible, simply beautiful. I don't really understand the time and amount of work that went into making this, but the description says it took 9 months just to…
Apr18th

Tokyo Reverse – Simple Technique – Can You Stop Watching?

Posted By planetMitch
This is a simple concept, but probably difficult to create but it is also very cool. Maybe I spent too much time watching thinking about how the characters are managing…
Apr17th

Circular Fisheye lens from Lensbaby Now Available

Posted By planetMitch
I've always been fascinated by what LensBaby is doing (I even interviewed them several years ago on the podcast) and this entry into the 'fisheye' world looks interesting.[adrotate group="6"] Lensbaby…
Apr17th

Introducing Datacolor SpyderHD – Premiere Color Calibration Suite

Posted By planetMitch
We worked with the guys from DataColor last fall on our training tour and I was very impressed with their ability to color calibrate just about anything. They've been focussing…
Apr16th

Blackmagic Explains Development of Firmware Updates for Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Posted By planetMitch
Recently, Blackmagic has been getting some heat from customers because they continue to release new products, but in the eyes of existing customers, they are feeling a bit left out…
Apr16th

Aputure Announces its 2014 Video Contest

Posted By planetMitch
Aputure has been with planet5D for a few months now and they've graciously sent us several products we're currently testing and will be posting reviews in the next month or…

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