Archive for the ‘Other’ Category

Apr
17
2014

Circular Fisheye lens from Lensbaby Now Available

I've always been fascinated by what LensBaby is doing (I even interviewed them several years ago on the podcast) and this entry into the 'fisheye' world looks interesting.[adrotate group="6"] Lensbaby Launches a 5.8mm 185° Circular Fisheye Lens for Creative Photography Lensbaby, makers of creative effects…
Apr
17
2014

Introducing Datacolor SpyderHD – Premiere Color Calibration Suite

We worked with the guys from DataColor last fall on our training tour and I was very impressed with their ability to color calibrate just about anything. They've been focussing on the photography industry for a long time and have tons of experience there and…
Apr
16
2014

Blackmagic Explains Development of Firmware Updates for Blackmagic Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Recently, Blackmagic has been getting some heat from customers because they continue to release new products, but in the eyes of existing customers, they are feeling a bit left out as there are still issues with the current firmware versions on existing products.[adrotate group="6"] Blackmagic…
Apr
16
2014

Aputure Announces its 2014 Video Contest

Aputure has been with planet5D for a few months now and they've graciously sent us several products we're currently testing and will be posting reviews in the next month or so, but they're also running this cool giveaway[adrotate group="6"] that you should enter - there…
Apr
16
2014

Introducing Flycam Flyboy-III DSLR Stabilizer – An Ultra-light, ultra-compact DSLR Stabilizer System

We've seen plenty of new products with NAB last week, but we also got this press release about a new DSLR Stabilizer system from FLYCAM - and it is priced right at only $40![adrotate group="6"] Flycam Flyboy-III Now Available From Flycam Press: Flycam has announced…
Apr
15
2014

Iconic Olympic Ski Jumper Commercial-BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera + RAW

My friend Michael Artsis (you've read about him before on planet5D and he was my co-host at NAB in the Teradek booth doing the planet5D daily wrapup show) has used the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera to shoot a commercial with RAW video and has sent…
Apr
15
2014

Can Magic Lantern RAW deliver superior quality SWISS air marketing? YES!

We've talked a lot about Magic Lantern RAW video and how cool it is, but is it ready for use on a MAJOR project with a big budget? Of course it is![adrotate group="6"] We saw this SWISS Air Magic Lantern RAW video piece a couple…
Apr
14
2014

“Is DSLR Dead?” – NAB 2014 from Teradek and Newshooter

This is the second year this question has been asked in the Teradek booth and both years the answer seems to be a resounding NO! What do you think? They don't ask me to participate because they know I'm biased I guess HA! [adrotate group="6"]…
Apr
11
2014

Atomos Shogun 4K & Ninja Star Recorders – NAB 2014 from NextWaveDV

planet5D is partnering with nextwaveDV.com to bring you coverage from the NAB 2014 show floor. We’ve worked with Tony and Sean for years and they do an excellent job of providing quality interviews from NAB and we’re thrilled to be sharing their show floor interviews…
Apr
11
2014

Syrp Genie Time Lapse & Magic Carpet Slider – NAB 2014 from NextWaveDV

planet5D is partnering with nextwaveDV.com to bring you coverage from the NAB 2014 show floor. We’ve worked with Tony and Sean for years and they do an excellent job of providing quality interviews from NAB and we’re thrilled to be sharing their show floor interviews…