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Posted on 30. Jan, 2013 by Maddie.
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 related, but I wanted to show off his talents!) and [...]
Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by Maddie.
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! Q’n’A with John Brawley After Blackmagic Design announced the Cinema Camera, one name has quickly become synonymous with it. John Brawley. An award winning Director of Photography, [...]
Posted on 04. Jan, 2013 by Maddie.
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 we thought we’d alert you! Who knows, maybe we’ll get [...]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by Maddie.
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 test the new Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera features with an [...]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by Maddie.
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 visually driven social commentary about the need to break away [...]
Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 by Maddie.
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 EOS 7D and uses simple figurines and a simple setup [...]
Posted on 08. Dec, 2012 by Maddie.
Our friends at Canon sent over this “case study detailing how indy filmmaker Jono Oliver used two Canon EOS C300 cameras and a Canon CN-E30-300mm cine zoom lens to shoot “Home,” his powerful fictional story of a troubled young man.” A Powerful Story by a First-Time Independent Filmmaker Shooting an ambitious but tightly budgeted indie [...]
Posted on 01. Oct, 2012 by Maddie.
Canon sent us this info on how the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was used to shoot the stop-motion feature film out in theaters now called ParaNorman (imdb). This little tidbit of the story just blows me away… “It took us 86 weeks to shoot the principal photography,” noted John Ashlee Prat, one of five [...]
Posted on 10. Sep, 2012 by Maddie.
Rich Chooses FloatCam DC-Slider System for NightFall Time-Lapse Shoot Los Angeles, CA. Cinematographer Colin Rich has two loves; Time-lapse photography and the City of Los Angeles. He’s shot several stunning ventures through his city, but none as awe-inspiring as his recent three- minute documentary journey, NightFall, shot primarily with the FloatCam DC Slider and Motion Control [...]
Posted on 06. Sep, 2012 by Maddie.
We get a lot of great mail from our loyal planet5D readers and this one comes from Ricky Perrone who sent us his review of the Rokinon 8mm T/3.8 Fisheye Cine Lens for Canon cameras. It is pretty inexpensive and Ricky seems pretty impressed. I’ve never used a Rokinon so this is encouraging me to [...]
Posted on 26. Jun, 2012 by Maddie.
Yesterday we were sent this on twitter and just had to share this with you! An amazing piece of art if you ask me. don’t forget, this will be on planet5D cinema in the near future – if you liked this one, there are hundreds more over on planet5D cinema! Alter Ego Diving through the [...]
Posted on 06. Apr, 2012 by Maddie.
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) Canon Mirrorless Concept From his article – which has many more images and ideas Like many others, I too have been waiting for quite a [...]