Archive for 'Nikon'
Posted on 01. May, 2013 by planetmitch.
Can anyone challenge Canon in the HDSLR market? Here’s an interesting rumor – something that many would love to see — for at least it could put the hurt on Canon and make them wake up and get more aggressive with their offerings… (anyone wonder what the heck is different with the Canon Rebel T5i [...]
Posted on 29. Apr, 2013 by planetmitch.
In an interesting turn, the DxO team looked at both the Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Nikon D800 cameras – and many have seen the report on the Nikon D800 saying it was about the best sensor on the market… well, it turns out they’ve looked at the two cameras with excellent lenses and [...]
Posted on 27. Mar, 2013 by planetmitch.
Here’s a great video report on DSLR video with the Nikon D800 from our friend Kelly Conlin from “Nice Lady Productions” - I find her reports easy to understand and comprehensive. You can find out whether she’s really “nice” on her site and her blog Shooting Video with the Nikon D800 Her description: Learn all about the D800 [...]
Posted on 19. Mar, 2013 by fletch murray.
Are you disappointed in the looks you’re getting with your DSLR? Lighting like the Masters is the key to great films. Period! You can buy the latest, best digital camera and the best glass, but if you don’t know how to light you may as well be shooting with an iPhone. So, we’ve launched a [...]
Posted on 06. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
Our friends over at LockCircle have just announced a new way to use Zeiss ZF.2 lenses on Nikon cameras by modding them to act as cinema lenses and then mount them via F-mounts to your Nikon. Prime Circle XT-F cine-style lenses In the last years the HDSLR revolution opened a new choice for the beloved [...]
Posted on 17. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
In an interesting move, Nikon has announced the Nikon D800 will be used to shoot a “Beautiful Horror Movie.” What’s even more interesting is that they’re releasing several “behind the scenes” (BTS) videos even before the final short is completed. Nikon is obviously wanting to go after more Hollywood attention with this short. It’s also [...]
Posted on 30. Nov, 2012 by planetmitch.
There have been a number of reports of abnormal amounts of sensor dust on Nikon D600s – and the dust (or is it oil?) is internal – as this timelapse below shows – but we’re also seeing reports that it doesn’t seem to happen after about 3000 shots. Weird huh? Read on to find out [...]
Posted on 19. Nov, 2012 by planetmitch.
There’s a big sale on the Nikon D600 that includes rebates of $100 to $250 and a bundle of goodies. BUT, the rebates and prices are only good thru November 24th! SO HURRY! the ‘goodies’ Lowepro Rezo 170 AW Camera Shoulder Bag,SanDisk 16 GB SDHC Memory Card Extreme Pro Class 10 UHS-I,Pearstone EN-EL15 Lithium-Ion Battery [...]
Posted on 22. Oct, 2012 by planetmitch.
This Malaysian Nikon HDSLR timelapse is an awesome new example of motion control embedded in a timelapse. I don’t know whether he did it in post production or if he used a motion control device while shooting, but either way this is cool. from the Yahoo article: Whitworth says he was drawn to the idea [...]
Posted on 12. Oct, 2012 by planetmitch.
Crazy Kevin Good sent us his latest wacky HDSLR versus another camera comparison, this time it is the iPhone 5 versus Nikon with a touch of Hasselblad medium format thrown in for good measure. You might remember Kevin’s last video: “Revenge of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III vs Nikon D800” In this one I’m [...]
Posted on 04. Oct, 2012 by SimonBailey.
In his first blog post for planet5D, Simon Bailey addresses an interesting point that we’ve heard very little about Nikon cameras and the EBU broadcast video tests. Learn more about Simon in his bio at the bottom of the article. Nikon D4 & D800 – first DSLR cameras fit for broadcast Update… we earlier reported [...]
Posted on 19. Sep, 2012 by planetmitch.
This absolutely stunning new tilt-shift timelapse short shot in Singapore on Nikon and Canon HDSLRs called “the lion city” which is an absolute total “must-see” with a new technique I’ve never seen before. It is fascinating and very cool. I know you’ve seen people say that this is a “must-see” before but I’m not kidding [...]