Archive for the ‘Original 5D’ Category

Nov
15
2014

Happy 6th Birthday planet5D! A historical look at the DSLR Video Revolution

planetMitch note: This is great DSLR Video history written by Hugh - I'll have a post on Monday with more details about the planet5D history... Cue up the opening seconds of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: “It was 20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the…
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…
Jan
14
2013

Hold your breath – this is a breathaking timelapse from Dustin Farrell – Landscapes: Volume 3

This new timelapse from Dustin Farrell is indeed spectacularly breathtaking - the way Dustin and his composer have put the movie with the music is indeed majestic... it is one of the best timelapse videos I've ever seen. And we're incredibly proud to have this…
Jul
20
2010

Lasers can damage your Canon HDSLR camera’s CMOS sensor

Lasers used in a light show have damaged a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) CMOS sensor and I sure didn't know it was possible, but I thought I'd get a warning out since it appears to have damaged this guy's sensor. I would suspect…
Jun
28
2009

planet5D has a wiki!

It has been a while since I really mentioned it but maybe it is time for a reminder. One of the really great (modest aren't I?) resources of planet5D is our Canon EOS 5D Mark II wiki. In fact, before there was this blog, there…
Jun
6
2009

New NIN Canon EOS 5D Mark II videos

Rob Sheridan and Nine Inch Nails (NIN) have released some new videos taken with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II live on stage. These two videos include 2 songs from the Atlanta show with Saul Williams. UPDATE (scroll down to see the new video added…
Apr
26
2009

Yet another post of superb Canon 5D Mark II Videos

Continuing the tradition (is it a tradition already? LOL), here are some more of my favorite videos of the past few weeks. Have a tip, a video, or a Canon 5D2 product to announce? Give us a shout. Nostalgia from Edgar Maguyon on Vimeo.Original version.2nd…
Mar
19
2009

Can the original 5D do video?

Ok, guess that's a trick question... of course it can't. However, people can still make videos with it if they do time-lapse! Stumbled into these guys (Atelier Tranfert) who are making advertisements with the original canon 5d. Email Center Pro from Atelier Transfert on Vimeo.…