Archive for the ‘5D2’ Category

Mar
31
2014

Fascinating Short Film Featuring the Beauty of Japan’s Culture and Tradition

Several weeks ago, we got this awesome video from Nick Arcivos (and I apologize to Nick for taking so long to get this posted!) and you should have a read of what Nick contributed for our behind-the-scenes as well as watching the video several times.[adrotate…
Mar
25
2014

Diversity Included – NSU Commercial on Student Individuality and Freedom

Earlier this month I was chatting with people on the chat (that thing that pops up in the lower right corner of the page sometimes and scares the crap out of you) and I met Paolo and we had a great discussion about filmmaking and…
Mar
15
2014

Why Kids Get Dirty – A Soapbox Promotional Ad

This was a simple but I thought effective use of a Canon EOS 5D Mark II by a small crew to deliver a commercial that was shot in one day.[adrotate group="6"] D.C. Joseph reached out and shared this with me and I wanted to share…
Mar
14
2014

Enormous Night Timelapse Workflow Tutorial by Dustin Farrell

planetMitch note: Dustin's previous tutorial on timelapse ("How to create an HDR Timelapse") was a huge draw and still gets plenty of views every day on planet5D - we're incredibly thrilled to have Dustin premiering his newest tutorial here! Hello again fellow timelapse nerds. Probably…
Mar
12
2014

Comparing Canon 50D and 60D RAW Unlocked by Magic Lantern

So, which of these two Canon APS-C cameras captures the better quality video? First off, the Canon EOS 50D was never designed to shoot video, but with Magic Lantern software, it becomes a very low cost video camera - the addition of high bitrate and…
Mar
4
2014

After 10 Years, Moon and Saturn Convergence Captured with Magic Lantern

Is Magic Lantern changing the world? Yes! Here's another example of a use for Magic Lantern RAW video that just astounded me. While in itself, it isn't "exciting" videofor most people, for those who are into astronomy, [adrotate group="6"]an occulation of objects is indeed fascinating…
Feb
25
2014

Downsizing from a Canon 5D Mk II… to the Rebel SL1? Huh? Really?

Earthlings, this is the first guest post by planet5D friend Hugh Brownstone. I met him on the chat (the one in the lower right corner of every page here at planet5D) and we got to chatting about the Canon EOS Rebel SL1[adrotate group="6"] - come…
Feb
10
2014

The Red Scarlet and Schneider Xenar 3 Lenses On Set for “Impact”

It is always a (heated) question of what camera to choose. Sometimes you are limited to time and budget and you are forced to shoot with what you own. DSLRs can still get the job done, the C100 produces a great image, the FS700 can…
Dec
24
2013

Film Vs. Digital Video – can you tell the difference? I’ll bet you can’t!

Our friend Joey Shanks sent us this interesting comparison as a test of your skills of seeing whether you can tell the difference between digital and film and that's not even broaching the topic of which is better! Trying to figure that out would be…
Dec
23
2013

Admiring Horses – a Canon EOS 5D Mark II short

There's a certain peacefulness about this short that just spoke to me when I watched it the first time... I hope it rubs off on you the way it did for me. It is simple (and sometimes simple is just so nice), and there's only…