Archive for the ‘Nikon’ Category

Feb
24
2014

Hot! Nikon Releases the Nikon D4s

Nikon rolls out a new version of the Nikon D4 called the Nikon D4s - which surprisingly is already available for pre-order at Adorama at $6,496.95. It should be available on March 6th. Very similar in some respects to the Nikon D4, the D4s will…
Jan
24
2014

Photojournalist Reveals How DSLR’s Win Him Awards

When I started watching this video, I wondered, "...who is this Kirk Neff guy anyway, and why is he using the word "creative" so often?" A couple of minutes later I was leaning forward, hanging onto every word. Kirk Neff is a Canadian video maestro…
Jan
13
2014

New Entry-level Nikon D3300 loses the L-P filter and gains 24MP

The majority of planet5D readers use Canon cameras so why this announcement about an entry-level Nikon? Because the truth is that there are many companies making excellent cameras and we are lucky to have so many to choose from. And, it's more about what we're…
Dec
9
2013

Unlocking Manual Control in LiveView Made Possible in D5100

We've spent a lot of time talking about Magic Lantern for the Canon cameras, it is about time we hear more news about Nikon hacks! Some good work has been going on with the hacking teams and this update bringing some manual controls to the…
Nov
23
2013

Lions tasting a roving Nikon D800E – "Car-L" meets the lions

Trey Ratcliffe posted this on google+ -- cool to see a Nikon D800 E visiting the cubs [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Car-L meets the lions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRY4-feFZZY [adrotate group="7"] youtube description "Car L" meets the lions. The remote controlled 4x4 camera buggy gets up close and…
Nov
4
2013

Nikon announces the Nikon Df – a new DSLR without video!

Here's a shocker that I didn't see coming... the new Nikon Df is a photography camera! It doesn't have video! And here I thought that every DSLR after the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was going to include video. Nikon seems to think there's still…
Sep
5
2013

Jeff Frost combines timelapse with news and optical illusions to make fantastic art!

I love showing off art being created with HDSLRs! You've seen me post a lot of different kinds of art (yes, mostly short movies) but this one is fairly unique and Jeff Frost has given us a look inside his fantastic pieces. He's also looking…
Aug
13
2013

HDSLR training at 1/4 th the price at the California Photo Festival

If Mitch found out they were selling new Canon lenses for 75% off you'd expect him to tell you about it. Well, pro training in digital filmmaking is being offered at 75% off it's normal price if you took our Cine Boot Camps. [adrotate group="6"]…
Aug
12
2013

The gloves come off…

In the last year, I've said goodbye to my older brother and my mom. I was impressed by their care providers in Oklahoma, my home state. Now I learn that not all elders are treated properly. So we're tasking the filmmaker graduates of our Cine…
Jul
16
2013

Refresher: Lasers can damage your camera’s sensor – watch RED EPIC bite the dust

We've warned you before, but this is serious enough that I feel a reminder is necessary - Lasers can DESTROY your camera's sensor! We've got some new samples - including the destruction of a RED EPIC (and I talked to someone in chat who had…