Archive for the ‘5D2’ Category

Jul
30
2009

Side by side – Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the new Nikon D300s

Today, Nikon announced a new version of their D300 - the D300s. Many call it a 'semi-professional' camera, but how does it compare to the Canon EOS 5D Mark II? DPreview has this morning's announcement of the Nikon D300s and that's where we got most…
Jul
25
2009

July 22nd Aurora captured beautifully on Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs

I've never seen an Aurora show, but after seeing these Canon EOS 5D Mark II images, I'd love to be there to experience one! Zoltan Kenwell from Alberta Canada shares these stunning Aurora images and the story of how he photographed them. He sent us…
Jul
23
2009

Stunning still photographs from the 5D Mark II? Yes!

Several days ago, while watching the Canon EOS 5D Mark II chatter on twitter, we ran across some stunning still images (yes, we do remember that the 5D2 actually shoots stills! LOL) produced by Michelle Legg (please check out her images  on redbubble and pick…
Jul
23
2009

“Light” A short Canon EOS 5D Mark II film by Greenlight Hope Films

"Light" - a nice short film submitted by planet5D friend Dan Rubottom and of course they chose the Canon EOS 5D Mark II! Contrasting light and shadow, day and night, a glimpse at life in a bustling city where often perspective... is everything. About The…
Jul
23
2009

Blog Scraping – a trend that hits photogs

UPDATE 12pm CDT: I've had several nice emails back and forth with the owner of seriouslyphotography (turns out he's also a fan of planet5D) and he's been contacted by several of you about this issue. He's changed his format to more closely match what I…
Jul
22
2009

Will the Canon EOS 5D Mark II get 24p video?

Will the Canon EOS 5D Mark II get 24p video? The answer is unfortunately no. We’ve heard rumor after rumor about some people in Hollywood beta testing a version of the firmware with 24p, but it just doesn’t seem like it is going to happen.…
Jul
22
2009

Hypnotic Ocean Aquarium filmed with Canon 5D2 goes viral!

We reported the beautiful aquarium video almost a week ago and since then (no, we don't claim all the credit, just most of it LOL), the video has gone viral - over 700,000 views on Vimeo and youtube combined! Not only has it been seen…
Jul
22
2009

Collision Conference – Special deal for planet5D readers

We're very excited to announce that we've gotten a special deal with the Collision Conference for planet5D readers - $50 off of the 2 day conference registration fee for the first 25 planet5D followers who use the code at checkout. Click the banner add below…
Jul
22
2009

Collision Conference – the convergence of stills and video

Yes, it is happening, and we've talked about it before, the line between the still photographer and the videographer is blurring and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II has certainly had a lot to do with that. We've just been informed of a new conference…
Jul
22
2009

Behind the scenes on a new movie – shot on Canon EOS 5D Mark II

ON-SET WITH THE CANON 5D mk2 by Ed Thomas for planet5D Mark Dawson, an emerging talent in the British film industry, commissioned me to shoot a behind-the-scenes documentary for his new short Absolute - shot on the RED One. He was working with some of…