Aug30th

Cinemartin announces Cinemartin Denoiser video noise reduction software

Posted By planetMitch
Cinemartin sent us their announcement of their new video noise reduction called Cinemartin Denoiser, a professional video denoiser standalone software for Windows. If you've ever shot with a higher ISO…
Aug29th

Brilliant GoPro Mashup from 178 clips as Rorshach Test

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
From the music to the edits to the footage itself – wow. You want to see lives fully lived in a way unimaginable a decade ago? Just watch this four…
Aug29th

Shane Hurlburt Advises “Go Backwards to Leap Forwards” with Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Ace cinematographer Shane Hurlburt’s recent article titled “Blackmagic Cinema Camera: The Perfect Training Ground for Cinematographers” really struck a chord. I cannot recommend it too highly. In effect he is…
Aug28th

Long Awaited Metabones Canon EF to Micro Four Thirds Adapters Released!

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
In news sure to please owners of Canon lenses and Panasonic GH4 cameras, Metabones has at long last released its solution for attaching Canon EF glass and other EF mount…
Aug28th

Kickstarter Whiz Syrp Comes to US; We Test Variable Neutral Density Filter

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
High tech meets high touch in Syrp’s variable neutral density filter There’s high tech; there’s high touch; and occasionally you get both in the same product. Welcome to the world…
Aug28th

New Australian Online Video Awards Showcase Moviemaking Talent

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Australians are no strangers to short movie festivals and awards. Tropfest NY is the world’s largest short film festival and it was founded by actor/director/producer John Polson over twenty years ago…
Aug27th

BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera sale over too soon? An interview with BMCC

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
A very cool company with an unorthodox approach chats with planet5D about customer-centricity, workflow, 4K -- and that wild but short-lived Pocket Cinema Camera promotion. We recently had a chance…
Aug27th

Magic Lantern + Subject, Location and Cinematic Voice = Real Magic

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Magic. Freakin’ magic. That’s what filmmakers do; it’s what we all have available to us in a way that kings and queens of even a generation ago couldn’t. I mean…
Aug27th

Atomos Take HDMI One Step Closer to SDI Professional Video Standard

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Australian-based digital recorder company Atomos not only listened to customers asking for more from their cameras and recorders, they acted. Now Atomos is helping redefine industry standards with their new…
Aug26th

Blackmagic Ups The Ante and Adds Crucial Features with Blackmagic Firmware Update 1.9.3

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Blackmagic Design has upped the ante once again with the latest version of its Blackmagic firmware, this time for the Blackmagic Pocket Camera (BMPC) and Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BMCC). [adrotate…
Aug26th

Join the Magic Lantern Development Team Without Having to Code

Posted By Barry Andersson
Are you a fan of Magic Lantern? If you are using it on a regular basis then you should take a close look at their current request. They want your…
Aug25th

Smartphone OnePlus One Shoots 4k that smokes the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
4K footage from new smartphone entry OnePlus One beats a Canon EOS 5D Mark III (under admittedly ideal lighting conditions). Who should be more worried – Canon, or Apple? Or is…
Aug25th

Surveys Says: Canon C300 Most Popular Camera Among Working Pros in UK

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Canon C300 takes top honors, but Sony's F5/55 garners attention. Thanks to our friends over at Cinescopophilia for alerting us to the 2014 Televisual Production Technology Survey. Televisual questioned 100…
Aug25th

Easy Ways to Ensure You’re Getting Your Shot in Focus

Posted By Barry Andersson
One of the number one things that I get asked about and I hear discussed regularly is the issue of getting a shot in focus when shooting video. Many videographers…
Aug22nd

This Week’s “Fabulous Excess” Award: Canon’s $165,000 1200mm Lens – Used!

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
News of the Canon 1200mm lens brought to us courtesy of the team over at Imaging Resource Perhaps you’ve heard the old saw, “The difference between men and boys is…
Aug22nd

North Korea Revealed in Engaging Time Lapse “Enter Pyongyang” Shot on Nikon

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Filmmaker and planet5D reader Rob Whitworth visits North Korea, and with stunning access to its capital city, Pyongyang, creates engaging Nikon time lapse and we've got some exclusive behind-the-scenes info! If…

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