Archive for the ‘Vendors’ Category

Feb
12
2013

The story behind SmallHD plus a bonus! SmallHD AC7 Field Monitor Review and a DISCOUNT

Julien Lasseur (IMDB) (our DP for "Incident on Marmont Avenue") from the Hurlbut Visuals team made this great little video with the back story of the launching of the SmallHD company - including the amazing tale of their victory in the Doritos Super Bowl contest…
Feb
11
2013

daily planet5D #56 – RØDE smartLav first look

UPDATE! ORIGINAL SOUND FILE IS HERE: THERE WAS A PROBLEM WITH THE AUDIO UPLOADED TO YOUTUBE _ click the link above for the original file please! This is our third installment of our look at the brand-new microphones from RØDE – today we are covering…
Feb
8
2013

daily planet5D – #55 Rode VideoMic with Rycote Lyre Suspension System

The other day, we showed off the new RØDE iXY microphone for your iPhone 4 or iPad - today we have a quick report on the brand new version of the incredibly popular RØDE Videomic called the "Rode VideoMic with Rycote Lyre Suspension System" -…
Feb
6
2013

Prime Circle XT-F cine-style lenses with Nikon F-Mount by LockCircle

Our friends over at LockCircle have just announced a new way to use Zeiss ZF.2 lenses on Nikon cameras by modding them to act as cinema lenses and then mount them via F-mounts to your Nikon. [caption id="attachment_25818" align="aligncenter" width="550"] primecircle xtf for Nikon f-mount…
Feb
4
2013

daily planet5D – #54 the RØDE iXY

We've told you before about the RØDE iXY - and now we've gotten our hands on one! Here's our first impressions of the brand new RØDE iXY and RØDE Rec iOS recording app! For more info on the RØDE iXY, pop into this planet5D post:…
Jan
31
2013

Canon EOS 5D Mark III $200 or $400 off and lens rebates that expire on Feb 2

Canon is about to shut off their Canon EOS 5D Mark III and lens rebates in a couple of days (Feb 2), so if you've been thinking about lenses or a Canon EOS 5D Mark III, now's the time! These are all links to B&H…
Jan
29
2013

edelkrone’s SliderPlus just got longer! now comes in 2 sizes!

We told you about the SliderPLUS a few weeks ago (here and here) and already there's a new version called the SliderPLUS XL that is 3 feet to go along with its baby brother - the SliderPLUS 2 foot version. We've got a review of…
Jan
13
2013

Canon EOS 1D C unboxing video on planet5D! Bonus – see 4 full size photos

One of the very first (if not the first) unboxing of a Canon EOS 1D C on the planet - thanks to bhphotovideo.com! The Canon EOS 1D C is finally rolling out around the USA - it was announced back in November 2011 and is…
Jan
11
2013

Speaking of quality lenses… Canon annouces 2 new cinema primes

While we're speaking of lenses (see earlier article), Canon has announced 2 more cinema primes to add to their collection of 5 earlier models - introducing the CN-E14mm T3.1 L F and CN-E135mm T2.2 L F. [caption id="attachment_25356" align="aligncenter" width="550"] CN-E135mm T2.2 L F[/caption] [adrotate…
Jan
11
2013

Is it worth it to spend more on lens quality or can you just go cheap?

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…