Archive for the ‘Vendors’ Category

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…
Jan
9
2013

iPhone + microphone = RØDE iXY – the solution to your off camera microphone opportunities

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…
Jan
9
2013

Can you set up your jib in 60 seconds? You can with the Cinevate Axis Jib

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.…
Dec
30
2012

Canon History Museum – great place for a virtual Sunday stroll

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…
Dec
27
2012

Save up to 50% at this huge Redrock Micro end of year sale!

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…