Archive for the ‘Vendors’ Category

Mar
5
2014

Comodo Orbit – World’s First Twin-Grip, All-Mechanical Gimbal Camera Stabilizer

It started with the MōVI (see this past planet5D article). Who wasn't entranced by magically-fluid camera moves, some floating through windows and in and out of cars? Many new brushless motor gimbal stabilizers have since come onto the market - but the new Comodo Orbit…
Mar
4
2014

Adorama Now The First Reseller of SmallHD Video Gear

Since their inception, about the only way to get a SmallHD monitor was to buy it directly from SmallHD - well things have changed! You can now buy SmallHD at Adorama! [adrotate group="6"] Here are some of the items available: SmallHD Canon 5D MKII Port…
Mar
3
2014

Win Over $70,000 Worth of Prizes at ‘My RØDE Reel’ International Short Competition

We do our share of giveaways around here at planet5D and we have several more in work, but this $70k prize package is just incredible and you will want to find a way to enter this My RØDE Reel competition! [adrotate group="6"] Find out more…
Mar
3
2014

edelkrone Introduces the New, Heavier-duty Slider PLUS PRO

edelkrone announces a new, beefed-up version of their award-winning slider, the SliderPLUS PRO. While the previous model, the SliderPLUS v2 was rated for lighter camera setups, the new SliderPLUS PRO can smoothly move up to 30 lbs. of gear.[adrotate group="6"] Available in three lengths -…
Mar
3
2014

Now Shipping! – New Atomos Ninja Blade – All-in-One Monitor & Video Recorder

Do you ever suffer from gear envy? When I saw that Atomos is shipping a new version of their Atomos Ninja Blade 5" SDI Monitor & Recorder mine went into high gear.[adrotate group="6"][adrotate banner="5"] If you shoot with a DSLR you know the pain of…
Feb
28
2014

Zoom Presents the H5 Handy Recorder

With fewer features than last year's Zoom H6 Handy Recorder (and presumably a lower price but it hasn't been announced yet), Zoom announced at NAMM 2014 the new Zoom H5 Handy Recorder. With 2 XLR's (rather than the H6's 4 (upgradable to 6)) the Zoom…
Feb
27
2014

Looky Loo Light – A Brilliant Solution to Capture a Child’s Attention

Now this "Looky Loo" looks like an awesome product for those folks who do portraits of kids! Heck, you probably even need it for some corporate talking heads! HA! I have never tried to do a paid shoot with little ones, but heck when I…
Feb
26
2014

BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera HDMI Clamp Now Available

Like shooting with a smart phone, the size of the Blackmagic Pocket Camera is a good news/bad news scenario. Small, light and super-portable means you can fit it into cars, narrow spaces, and get the shots. Tight spaces also increase the risk of knocking against…
Feb
26
2014

planet5D Hands-On Review of the edelkrone PocketSHOT

We've had our hands on the edelkrone pocketshot handheld stabilizer for several months now and absolutely love it. My wife has absconded with it actually and I have to beg to get it back![adrotate group="6"] My wife is using the pocketshot (as you'll see discussed…
Feb
24
2014

Letus Announces the Release of its GoPro Anamorphic Adapter, The AnamorphX-GP

If you've ever felt the desire to frame your GoPro-produced film in the majestic 2:39:1 cinematic aspect ratio, Letus's just-announced Letus AnamorphX-GP anamorphic lens adapter will stretch your standard 16:9 to cine wide. Not only can you stretch your frame to new widths, you can…