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…
Apr16th

Introducing Flycam Flyboy-III DSLR Stabilizer – An Ultra-light, ultra-compact DSLR Stabilizer System

Posted By planetMitch
We've seen plenty of new products with NAB last week, but we also got this press release about a new DSLR Stabilizer system from FLYCAM - and it is priced…
Apr15th

Iconic Olympic Ski Jumper Commercial-BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera + RAW

Posted By planetMitch
My friend Michael Artsis (you've read about him before on planet5D and he was my co-host at NAB in the Teradek booth doing the planet5D daily wrapup show) has used…
Apr15th

Can Magic Lantern RAW deliver superior quality SWISS air marketing? YES!

Posted By planetMitch
We've talked a lot about Magic Lantern RAW video and how cool it is, but is it ready for use on a MAJOR project with a big budget? Of course…

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