Before the goPro and helmet mounted Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs

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What was the world like before the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the goPro?

The photo below would give you a bit of a clue how hard it was!

planet5D was the first to show you the Canon EOS 5D Mark II helmet mounted by the way. Just have a look at this planet5D post from back in the day (way back in 2009!):

Canon5D Mark II Helmet Mount for Panavision and Hollywood

and we followed it up with:

Canon EOS 5D Mark II Helmet Cam used to promote “Terminator Salvation”

So you can see that there were plenty of people wanting “POV” even back in the day:

And to quote Walter Cronkite, “That's the way it was…”

(cover photo credit: snap from the video)

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