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Jan
30
2013

The Tax Man Cometh… and the Tax Man Taketh Away. Could you be impacted by Sales Tax?

Tax time is NOW here in the United States! Yikes! That can send fear into the hearts of every small business owner. This is a guest post from Marv Heston from HestonPhoto.com (all photos in the article are from Marv - no, they aren't tax…
Jan
28
2013

Q’n’A with John Brawley on the Blackmagic Cinema Camera

Michael Sandiford (twitter) sent us this interview he did with John Brawley about the Blackmagic Cinema Camera... we've extracted some of the good bits, but there's much more! [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Q'n'A with John Brawley After Blackmagic Design announced the Cinema Camera, one name…
Jan
4
2013

Lil-Mule: Professional Time Lapse and Video Camera Dolly

Lil-Mule is a new timelapse and video camera dolly being funded (hopefully) over on kickstarter. We were sent this interesting kickstarter project for time-lapse fanatics (well, of course you can use it for video as well without the motor) and it looked pretty cool, so…
Jan
3
2013

What is it like to film with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera? Behind the scenes on “the ride to fame”

What is it like using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera on set? Emmanuel Sapolsky sent planet5D a ton of exclusive information on what he learned while filming "the ride to fame" and we're thrilled to share it with you. It all started with the wish to…
Jan
3
2013

Are you “Desolated”? An escape film

Sean Michael Williams contacted me about his newest film "Desolated" and I just had to get a bit more BTS info... A short film about escaping the habitual fast-paced urban lifestyle and finding peace of mind within the solitude of the Sierras. 'Desolated' is a…
Dec
27
2012

“Approach” by Victoria Taylor-Gore – a Canon EOS 7D study of moving art

We've featured Victoria Taylor-Gore a couple of times here on planet5D (here's "The Drive" (one of my favorites)), and when we saw her latest film "Approach" we just had to find out more and Victoria has provided this guest post. She shoots on a Canon…
Apr
6
2012

Canon Mirrorless Concept by David Riesenberg

David Riesenberg sent us his new Canon mirrorless design concept we thought we'd share. There are rumors Canon will be entering the mirrorless segment later this year (see canonrumors.com article) [caption id="attachment_19390" align="aligncenter" width="549" caption="David Riesenberg - Canon Mirrorless Concept"][/caption] [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Canon…
Feb
11
2012

Music video shot at 2.5x normal speed for impact

Another interesting video sent in some time ago... Sorry Levi! My name is Levi Bethune. I recently directed a music video for Over The Ocean, who recently signed with Spartan records and released their debut album a couple weeks ago. I shot the entire video…
Aug
12
2011

The Bathroom Epiphanies – an HDSLR college thesis

We've talked about many ways that HDSLRs have changed the world and here's another: using the Canon EOS 7D (reviews) for putting together your thesis! That's exactly what Sebastian Tomczak has done. I am excited to present you "THE BATHROOM EPIPHANIES", my final thesis project…
Aug
10
2011

@stillmotion HDSLR rocks corporate – the Callaway Series

Our friends over at @stillmotion continue to rock the HDSLR filmmaking world with their talent and storytelling - today we'd like to show off one of their latest 'corporate' videos for Callaway Golf. [adrotate group="6"] callaway composite film [tentblogger-vimeo 26868729] as we filmed so many…