Archive for the ‘5D’ Category

Dec
1
2014

Breathtaking New Time-Lapse Short WANDERMENT with 3D Printed MoCo Dolly

Doug Urquhart at Upthink produces another brilliant time-lapse short film -- and does it with a 3D printed motion control dolly. Smack! Jaw dropping landscapes; gobsmackingly smooth motion control and exposure across day and night (above AND below the water line); and perfectly timed and…
Dec
1
2014

Another Incredible Time-Lapse: “Two Lands” by Joe Capra

Question: What is the time-lapse category that stands above Wayne’s and Garth's “We're not worthy?” Answer: Derek Zoolander’s “Ridiculously good-looking.”  This month’s ridiculously good-looking time-lapse comes to us – once again – from photographer and planet5D reader Joe Capra.[adrotate group="6"] Massively competent and adventurous, Joe sent…
Nov
24
2014

Australian DP Anthony Jennings Shoots Romance Feature ‘Love Is Now’ on Nikon D810 DSLR

Love is Now, the first Australian feature film to be shot on DSLR cameras, is about to hit the cinemas early December and Lexy Savvides of CNET’s Sydney office interviewed cinematographer Anthony Jennings about how he did it.[adrotate group="6"] Shooting a feature film on a…
Nov
21
2014

Amazing Use of Creativity in Lighting this Car

Many people think that it costs a fortune to create beautiful images. Many times this is true that the more resources you have the better quality the end product will be.  However, this is the perfect example that shows that you are the greatest resource and…
Nov
17
2014

Canon 5D Mk IV Rumor Update: February 2015 Launch?

Credit to Keith Cooper of Northlight Images, who writes about his rumors site (and source of the most recent rumor we’ve seen that a 5D Mk IV will be announced in February) “…remember that [the rumours are] here for entertainment rather than serious buying research.…
Nov
15
2014

Happy 6th Birthday planet5D! A historical look at the DSLR Video Revolution

planetMitch note: This is great DSLR Video history written by Hugh - I'll have a post on Monday with more details about the planet5D history... Cue up the opening seconds of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: “It was 20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the…
Nov
4
2014

Canon 5D Mk III and Magic Lantern RAW Strike Again in Short “Paris La Nuit”

Paris La Nuit is a cool concept commissioned by Adidas Outdoor: bring renowned rock climbers to Paris at night and film them climbing nearby formations reminiscent of specific Parisian landmarks. [adrotate group="6"]That it was done on a Canon 5D Mk III shows once again what…
Nov
3
2014

Another Comprehensive Camera Test. Is This One Helpful?

There are a lot of camera tests available online and it is hard to always find the cameras you want compared to the cameras you are interested in seeing.  If you are like me you are a little skeptical as to how much you can…
Oct
30
2014

Create a Stunning Film Look When Using Creative Lighting and Filtration

OK here is a simple video that packs a lot of good lessons for everyone into a short timeframe. Here is the rundown for the things you should pay attention to when watching.[adrotate group="6"] - Just how good the Canon 5D Mark III footage looks…
Oct
21
2014

Atomos Ninja Star: $295 Can Do Great Things with the Right Camera

Here’s the key to Atomos’ smallest and least expensive 1080p ProRes external recorder, the Atomos Ninja Star: you’ll love it if you love color grading or you love shooting golden hour skies – and you have a camera that can output clean HDMI in 10-bit 4:2:2.…