Archive for the ‘Txi’ Category

Jul
14
2011

Common question: Do I buy a Canon EOS 5D Mark II now or wait?

Time and time again I get the question... Do I buy a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (or a Canon EOS 7D etc.) now or wait for the 5D3? Many rumors (consolidated list below) point to a new set of Canon HDSLRs coming - but…
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Jul
14
2011

Slow motion – the 1% factor – in Final Cut Pro X

Remember all those cool Twixtor movies slowing down HDSLR footage to really really slow speeds? It turns out you can do that very nicely in FCPX without a plugin. I tried this on some Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) footage and it worked nicely.…
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Jul
12
2011

planet5D Top 10 List! Top 10 posts from first 6 months of 2011

Every now and then, it is good to look back to see what has been on the minds of our readers... so here's a look at the Top 10 posts from first 6 months of 2011 Top 10 List Incredible “3D” motion from Canon Rebel…
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Jul
8
2011

Another example of how dangerous lasers can be for your HDSLR sensor!

Last year, we posted about how dangerous lasers can be (see post) for your HDSLR sensor and now, there are other examples popping up on youtube. So this is just a reminder of how dangerous they can be - just in case you didn't know!…
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Jul
7
2011

Is War A Game? A Short Film By Michael Rees

We've shown you Michael Rees' work before (here and here) - so why am I showing you his new film "Is War a Game?" Because Michael is only 16 that's why! We love to know more about what people are doing with their HDSLRs and…
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Jul
7
2011

Chronos Film Festival – “It’s about time” the world’s first timelapse festival!

I'm thrilled to be able to bring you this news since I had a tiny little part in getting it started... the Chronos Film Festival the world's first timelapse festival! They've chosen the theme of "It's about time" which I think is perfect! With all…
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Jul
1
2011

Canon USA Rebates available now on Rebel HDSLRs (thru July 30)

If you're in the market for the Canon Rebel T2i/550D or Canon Rebel T3i/600D or even the Canon Rebel T3, then now's the time to buy here in the USA as there are some rebates running from Canon thru July 30. If you do plan…
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Jun
28
2011

Electric Skateboard and a CMR Blackbird Steadicam and an HDSLR!

The folks over at OliviaTech posted this video over the weekend - the BTS for another video where they used an Electric Skateboard and a CMR Blackbird and an HDSLR! Pretty smooth [source: tweet] The video Steadicam + BlackBird + SkateBoard from Olivia Speranza on…
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Jun
24
2011

FREE: HDDSLR Filmmaking with Gale Tattersall July 8-10

Remember how fun it was having a conversation with Gale Tattersall here on planet5D a few months ago ("podcast #27 a wonderful conversation with Gale Tattersall HOUSE DP")? Imagine now having 3 days of training with Gale for free! And, if you can't make the…
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Jun
24
2011

New DSLR Filmmaker toolkit app for iPhone

New DSLR Filmmaker's toolkit app for iPhone is not just another pretty slate app - it has a bunch of tools combined into one useful app - slate, sunset & sunrise, bubble level, shot log (based on the slate), DOF calculator, and last but certainly…
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