Archive for the ‘5D3’ Category

Feb
26
2015

Sony: Who Doesn’t Love a Turnaround Story?

Sony is dominating mirrorless sales in Japan. If you want to assume that they are going to focus on their mirrorless E- and FE-mount product lines (and you don’t want to simply take them at their word), their market share numbers in Japan represent another set of data…
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Feb
24
2015

Canon 5D3 Firmware Downgrade IS Possible

Thanks to eagle-eyed planet5D reader Hallur for pointing us to the Magic Lantern forum post – and accompanying video – showing how a Canon 5D Mk III firmware downgrade can be done so that ML will still work. As we posted a couple of weeks ago,…
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Feb
13
2015

All You Need is Skill: Magic Lantern RAW + Canon 5D3, Even Now

DP and planet5D reader Chad Bonanno shoots Tempest Freerunning Athlete and 2014 Taurus World Stunt Award Winner Luci Romberg with the now-classic Magic Lantern RAW/Canon 5D Mk III combo – with stunning results. Chalk it up to the skill of the athlete; [adrotate group="6"]cameraman; editor;…
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Feb
2
2015

Canon Releases Firmware Updates for 1D X, 5D Mark III – Caution, Magic Lantern Users

Our counterparts over at ePHOTOzine have reported on Canon’s release of firmware updates for moviemaker favorite the 5D Mark III and stills professional’s much-loved 1D X. Both updates improve autofocus control in Live View mode when using wide angle lenses. [adrotate group="6"] Owners of recently…
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Jan
12
2015

Motionnine Releases Camera Cage for Canon EOS 5D Mark III, Form-Fitting, New Quick Release NATO Handle & Cable Clamp

Korean accessories specialist Motionnine has just released its Cube 5D3 Kit for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III DSLR, their first camera cage to include a quick release NATO handle and quick release cable clamp. There is a 15% off launch sale right now so…
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Dec
24
2014

planet5D Simple Sunday Survey – what’s the best DSLR for video?

I have a lot of things in mind to do for our subscribers to the daily planet5D emails - and I've also been interested in finding out more about what gear readers are interested in as well as what they are buying and using.[adrotate group="6"]…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.…
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