Archive for the ‘Photography’ Category

Apr
23
2014

Can you shoot at low ISO and boost exposure in post and get same results as high ISO?

Jeff Gaunt sent me this interesting set of photos the other day and I just have to get your thoughts - his theory is that you can shoot at low ISO and boost the exposure in post with photoshop instead of shooting with higher ISOs…
Apr
23
2014

The Canon Digital Learning Center Offers Useful Tools for Creative Wedding Professionals

If you've ever shot a wedding, you know the pressure to capture the key moments is intense. You may as well run and hide if you miss any of those one-of-a-kind happenings; you're in deep doo-doo unless you get them all. Professional shooter Joe Simon…
Apr
22
2014

FlashQ – the Smallest Wireless Flash Trigger Ever

There are many wireless flash triggers on the market, but I think this is about the smallest I've ever seen and it is up for funding on indiegogo (and not doing too well - maybe there's not enough market? Or is it just not getting…
Apr
22
2014

Big League CineSummit – FREE Cinematography Event Online!

Last fall, there was an amazing "CineSummit" that was held online and we were a sponsor, and Aviv Vana's Big League is doing it again this May - and yes, planet5D is sponsoring again![adrotate group="6"] It is awesome when things like this are presented, much…
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…