Archive for the ‘Txi’ Category

Mar
8
2011

Wind Noise on your HDSLR? Introducing Micro Windjammers from Rycote

While not ideal for audio, the internal mics on HDSLRs and other cameras are very susceptible to wind noise and sometimes, they're the only microphone you have available. Rycote now has an option for you to put a 'dead cat' muffler on your internal mic…
Mar
4
2011

A quick basic introduction to HDSLR cameras and filmmaking

Here at planet5D, we tend to cover things that are for the advanced filmmaker, but we also realize there are people just starting out and all of you need help too - so when Travis pointed me to this basic introduction over on vimeo yesterday,…
Feb
24
2011

Awesome ways an iPad/iPhone can be your DSLR / HDSLR remote control

Wouldn't it be cool if you could use your iPad or iPhone to as a remote control for your DSLR/HDSLR (either Canon or Nikon or whatever)? It turns out there are several different solutions for you to choose from! We did a post a few…
Feb
22
2011

Solar Power! Charging your photo gear out in the wild

Solar Power! Charging all of your photo gear (not just photo gear actually - anything with a battery!) - Eric Dennis sent us this video on how he kept his Canon HDSLR batteries charged with solar power while in the wilds of Alaska for 2…
Feb
18
2011

Apple updates camera RAW – adds support for T3, T3i – fixes GH2 support

Apple updates camera RAW - adds support for the Canon Rebel T3i/600D and T3 - fixes Panasonic GH2 support - Not huge news, but a bit surprising because normally, the software vendors like Apple don't have the OS fixes until AFTER the cameras are on…
Feb
16
2011

Using stills to create simple matte painting effects for your HDSLR footage

The 5D Mark II Team posted this tutorial from Robino Films showing how to use stills to create simple matte painting effects for your DSLR footage and we were very interested - so of course we thank them for posting and we'll share it with…
Feb
14
2011

A user review of the CowboyStudio Shoulder Rig from Rod Guajardo

We found Rod Guajardo talking about his CowboyStudio Shoulder Rig (planet5D reviews) on twitter this morning and watched the video and knew many of you would be interested in it so we asked Ron if we could share with you. He started with a review…
Feb
7
2011

Canon announces the new Rebel EOS T3 / 1100D / Kiss X50

Canon announced two new cameras today - the Rebel EOS T3i / 600D / Kiss X5 and the Rebel T3 / 1100D / Kiss X50 - we'll publish two stories because they are different and might attract different readers... but we'll also cover the similarities…
Feb
7
2011

Canon announces the new Rebel EOS T3i / 600D / Kiss X5

Canon announced two new cameras today - the Rebel EOS T3i / 600D / Kiss X5 and the Rebel T3 / 1100D / Kiss X50 - we'll publish two stories because they are different and might attract different readers... but we'll also cover the similarities…
Jan
27
2011

Incredible “3D” motion from Canon Rebel T2i/550D stills

You've seen "3D" motion done before - but this time we have a little tutorial on how it can be done and this time it is with Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) still photos. First, the 3D video from stills Desert Motion from XNcreative on Vimeo.…