Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Apr
19
2014

Watch Beautiful Underwater Creatures in Breathtaking Macro Timelapse Video “Slow Life”

This is incredible, simply beautiful. I don't really understand the time and amount of work that went into making this, but the description says it took 9 months just to learn the focus stacking methodology... but it is amazing and I hope you give it…
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
13
2014

Finding life and inspiration on Mt. Everest: Elia Saikaly

Last year, I followed my internet friend Elia Saikaly as he climbed and summit-ed Mt. Everest and you can read about his journey here on planet5D (and see some incredible photos as well - "In the Death Zone the Canon 5D Mark III shoots a…
Mar
31
2014

RUMOR: April fools: Panasonic to drop all micro 4/3 except Panasonic GH4?

UPDATE - April Fool's Joke! 43rumors has admitted it was an April Fools joke... they had me (and many others) believing it was true. I'm sorry I was duped and fell for it. I considered not posting because it might have been a prank, but…
Mar
31
2014

Fascinating Short Film Featuring the Beauty of Japan’s Culture and Tradition

Several weeks ago, we got this awesome video from Nick Arcivos (and I apologize to Nick for taking so long to get this posted!) and you should have a read of what Nick contributed for our behind-the-scenes as well as watching the video several times.[adrotate…
Mar
28
2014

24-Hr TV Commercial & Photo Shoot Deadline Made Possible by Canon EOS-1D C Digital SLR 4K Camera

Christopher Laughter, director at Snackhaus shares a behind-the-scenes video and why his selection to use the Canon EOS-1D C enabled him and his crew to produce both a TV commercial and fashion shoot [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate banner="5"] Canon 4K Cinema EOS-1D C Digital SLR Camera…
Mar
24
2014

Tips on Mastering the Art of Kickstarter: Cinetics’ Axis360: Automated Motion Control System

Two minutes into my chat with Justin Jensen, the founder of Austin-based Cinetics, he said, "We owe everything to our community of loyal film makers who've supported our product launches on Kickstarter." With three successful Kickstarter launches, the latest being their Axis360 Kickstarter campaign, it's…
Mar
22
2014

Canon Celebrates Milestone – 70 Million EOS Cameras Produced

Canon loyalists can celebrate the world's largest camera manufacturer's announcement that 70 million EOS Series have been produced (and sold) since their inception in 1987. Did you know that EOS stands for “Electro Optical System?” EOS marked the innovation of an electronic lens mount (and…
Mar
20
2014

MZed Presents “Need Light? Speedlite!” Tour with Bob Davis and Stephen Eastwood

Here's a tour that you may be interested in attending in the USA MZed puts on some good tours so this one should be awesome.[adrotate group="6"] planet5D Discount Our planet5D readers can get a $10 off discount for the daytime workshop, the code is :…
Mar
19
2014

Awesome early hands on with the Panasonic GH4

I'm not familiar with "TheCameraStoreTV" guys, but I might be now... they've just released this Panasonic GH4 hands on (obviously with a pre-production Panasonic GH4) and it is pretty complete and well done.[adrotate group="6"] The guys cover both photography and video aspects of the camera…