Archive for 'Vendors'
Posted on 11. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
Yesterday over on our new visual news page, we posted a couple of ‘how lenses are made’ articles — but we thought it would be cool to have a couple more all in one spot – so we’ve gathered them up so you can be totally amazed at what goes into a quality lens. I […]
Posted on 09. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
Our good friends over at RØDE have put together an amazing little package – using your iPhone, a new iPhone app, and an attached mic, you now have the ideal solution for your off camera microphone needs. It looks like many people’s need for a zoom h4n or other external field recorder just went out […]
Posted on 09. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
Cinevate has announced their new “axis jib” and based on this comment from the grand poobah of Cinevate Dennis Wood, it looks like a winner – being able to set it up in about 60 seconds would be a real joy to the filmmaking crew. There is quite a story behind this jib, the first […]
Posted on 30. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Do you ever go to the art museum or history museum just to get away for a bit? Well, I’ve just discovered that Canon has a Canon History Museum you can stroll thru online and it is worth a lazy Sunday stroll if you have some time. It seems to have been online for a […]
Posted on 27. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Redrock Micro is having its first ever End-of-Year Blowout sale on some of its most popular gear. These end of year deals combine popular products into bundles at 25, 35, even 50% off regular price. If you have been eyeing a DSLR rig, microFollowFocus, microMattebox, nano DSLR rig, or other accessories, now is a great time to […]
Posted on 22. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
A few days ago we saw the announcement (if you missed it – see much more here!) of this incredible new idea in sliders from edelkrone – the SliderPLUS+ – we’ve certainly never seen such long slider moves in such a short slider body – and there have been tons of people wanting to see […]
Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Ever wanted to wirelessly (or even wired) remotely control your HDSLR? While there might be several options out there, this new one called the K-Circle from our friends at lockCircle looks pretty darn cool. It is nice to have the option of being able to buy the wired version to start out and then be […]
Posted on 18. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Our friends over at Redrock have launched some updates they’d like you to know about. Redrock Micro Launches Enhanced Support Rigs with New Rig Components NEW PRODUCTS: Redrock Micro Launches Enhanced Support Rigs with New Rig Components Hollywood, CA and Dallas, TX – Redrock Micro, the recognized leader in affordable professional-grade cinema accessories, announced today […]
Posted on 12. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
One of the hardest things to do is to travel with a slider – and edelkrone has just solved that problem with their new edelkrone Slider Plus+ – this is amazing and I don’t know why nobody has made one of these before. I’ve tried to travel with a 3 foot slider on a plane […]
Posted on 10. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
I met the NOVALAPSE guys at NAB this past year and so when I just found this behind-the-scenes they did for Kessler, I just had to share it with you! They used quite a bit of Kessler gear including Cineslider, Revolution Head, Oracle Controller Systems, ElectraDrive Motors, Shuttlepod, ShuttlePod Mini, K-Pod, KC-8 Crane. NOVALAPSE – […]
Posted on 07. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
planet5D sponsor edelkrone has sent us a big slider tease – so I ask “A slider is a slider right? Can they be reinvented?” edelkrone will tell us if they can reinvent the slider soon! 12.12.12 to be exact. I haven’t yet seen what edelkrone has done, but I’m eager to know what is going […]
Posted on 05. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Genustech (also known as Genus) launches a new Eclipse ND Fader. See more on their site This variable neutral density camera filter enables photographers and videographers to easily control exposure in a 2 to 8 stop range by simply rotating the filter. Traditionally, the end user would have to buy a range of fixed ND […]