Archive for the ‘Vendors’ Category

Jul
10
2014

First footage in the wild from the new Letus Helix Gimbal

planetMitch note: this is the first footage from the Letus Helix 3-axis Gimbal sent in by Zeb Beadle! Sometimes, capitalism works really well. Case in point: the rapidly evolving 3-axis brushless gimbal market, with the MōVI by FreeFly and the rigs from Defy, now has…
Jul
8
2014

Atomos Ninja Star – The Pocket-size Apple ProRes Recorder and Deck

Is this a game changer? I don't really like that term but Atomos just released the new Ninja Star. This is a pocket size external recorder that records Prores files from your camera of choice. All that for less than $300. Buy now: Amazon B&H…
Jul
6
2014

Canon Digital Photo Professional 4.0 Much Improved, Ready for Free Download

Raw processing software, like cameras and computers, is subject to personal tastes and strong demands on their technical capabilities. Taste and technicalities play a role when choosing the raw processing software we settle on and that choice is not necessarily the one that came in…
Jul
2
2014

Blackmagic Design Releases Major Software Update, Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8

Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 is now available for download free of charge and updates all Blackmagic Design cameras including the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC), the 2.5K Blackmagic Cinema Camera (BCC) and the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K (BPC). [adrotate group="6"]This update is based on a…
Jul
1
2014

Peak Design’s Slide and Clutch: A Versatile Camera Sling and Hand Strap

We've featured a couple of posts about stuff Peak Design is doing in the past - and they're big big fans of kickstarter - so when they decide it is time to launch a new project, they launch it on kickstarter first to see if…
Jun
30
2014

DEFY’S G12 Pro Kit: Everything You Need in a 3-Axis Gimbal Setup, All in One Place

The team over at Relentless Inc., filmmakers in their own right and makers of the Defy series of 3-axis gimbals, has put together a complete kit for heavier cameras (up to 12 pounds – RED Epic territory).[adrotate group="6"] With a motto of “Built by Cinematographers, for…
Jun
27
2014

DaVinci Resolve 11 and Resolve 11 Lite Released by BlackMagic to the Public

planetMitch note: We'd like to welcome Karin Gottschalk to the planet5D writing staff with her first post! Read her bio at the end of the article BlackMagic's DaVinci Resolve has long been the color grading software of choice for many movie industry industry professionals. When…
Jun
26
2014

My RØDE Reel Winners Announced, and an Extra Special Gift for Entrants!

If you want to see a great example of why I think – especially now -- the world needs more art, all you have to do is watch the Peoples’ Choice winning short film in the My RODE Reel Contest, “My Mom’s Motorcycle” by Douglas…
Jun
25
2014

DitoGear™ Summer Sale

DitoGear™ is pleased to announce the summer sale. Now you can enjoy a 15% discount for the products and bundles.[adrotate group="6"] The special prices are already visible at www.ditogear.com/store. DitoGear™ Summer Sale is Here! [adrotate group="11"] Terms and conditions: This special is not cumulative with…
Jun
24
2014

Get Beautiful and Cinematic Motion Shots with the Nautilus Tripod Wheels from DSLR Solutions

planetMitch note: We're thrilled to bring you another WorldWide Exclusive product announcement from DSLR Solutions - the Nautilus Tripod Wheels! It is a great thrill to be able to support not only the large players in our markets, but the start-ups as well... it does…