Archive for '1D MKIV'
Posted on 21. Oct, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
One of the oldest questions around the DSLR market has always been “how many shutter actuations does my camera have?” In fact, one of the most popular posts in the past was this planet5D article “Canon EOS 5D Mark II shutter count actuation utility” Well now, there’s a new player in the game! Just released […]
Posted on 22. Mar, 2012 by planetDustin.
It’s the year 1991. I’m a kid on a beach in St. Petersburg, Florida trying to capture another amazing sunset with my new awesome camera. This was the day I first learned about the inadequacies of digital photography. That picture I took . . . sucked. The sunset didn’t look nearly as magical as it […]
Posted on 23. Feb, 2012 by planetmitch.
We talk a lot about the noise and grain in video and stills – but sometimes you want to add grain texture to your film – so how do you do that? rgrain has come out with a new set of inexpensive clips you can add to your project with any editor and for clips […]
Posted on 27. Jan, 2012 by planetmitch.
Here’s an interesting analysis you might be intrigued by – rolling shutter comparisons across a group of 6 Canon and Nikon HDSLR cameras. I don’t think there’s any major surprise here, but it is an interesting read. Brief Snip via Rolling shutter comparison test | Too Much Imagination. I finally come around to piecing together […]
Posted on 07. Jan, 2012 by planetmitch.
Patrick Kizny sent us his latest test this morning – and it is visually impressive – a method for taking a static timelapse and moving the camera virtually thru space… I think you have to see it and think about the fact that the camera couldn’t really be moving there to then wonder how it […]
Posted on 31. Dec, 2011 by planetmitch.
I’ve been reading several interesting blog posts/tweets lately about the death of the DSLR via the surge in smart phones with high quality cameras so I thought I’d ask you what you thought… I’ve included a couple of quotes below the poll to give you an idea of what some others are saying. Poll Question! […]
Posted on 24. Dec, 2011 by planetmitch.
Canon released a working version for Lion – read more on our post Many who upgraded to the latest operating system for Apple’s OS X Lion were a bit disappointed to find out the Canon utilities wouldn’t function – and a new version was released last Thursday, but unfortunately, Lion support wasn’t included. On a […]
Posted on 22. Dec, 2011 by planetmitch.
We told you earlier about the new Okii MC1 USB mini controller and you can see our demo again down at the bottom of this post – but if you’re interested in buying one, right now, there’s a $30 off coupon! From the HDCamTeam site: We have been notified by Okii Systems that there is […]
Posted on 15. Dec, 2011 by planetmitch.
Those of you following planet5D for a while know we love to show off what Patrick Moreau and his team at @stillmotion are doing – and you’ll be blown away by this behind the scenes look at their upcoming Showtime feature “Game of Honor”. Mostly shot on HDSLRs (they use the Canon HDSLRs but there […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2011 by planetmitch.
Our friend Denver Riddle over at colorGradingCentral has come up with this FCPX plugin that will appeal to many of our HDSLR readers – it does a quick bang up job of creating a cinema look and feel for your DSLR video footage! Here’s what cineLook for HDSLRs will do for you: Tired of your […]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2011 by planetmitch.
Hopefully this guy will read my comment about drying the camera out with rice as was done in this post from 2009 here on planet5D… always remember – if electronics get wet, dry them as best as you can (without heat) – and then place them in a big bag of uncooked white rice for […]
Posted on 23. Nov, 2011 by planetmitch.
At the MastersInMotionLive event we learned a lot – and one of the major topics I wanted to learn more about (and did thanks to Adam Forgione – and we’ll have Adam on our planet5D live coming up too!) was recording better audio on HDSLRs. Well, this morning I also found this little tip from […]