Archive for the ‘Txi’ Category

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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
Jun
23
2011

podcast #43 DSLR Solutions Follow Focus Reviewed and demoed

DSLR Solutions last week announced a simple inexpensive DSLR follow focus – and planet5D had an exclusive first look at this new HDSLR follow focus unit. After the announcement, Aric sent us one to have a look and we've put together this video demonstration and…
Jun
20
2011

Daniel Lowe shares his lessons in timelapse with “Night Motion Timelapse: Outer Banks”

Timelapses have become more and more sophisticated - and Daniel Lowe's "Night Motion Timelapse: Outer Banks" is no exception. Daniel spent time creating a beautiful movie and has graciously also put together this post for planet5D with his lessons learned in creating this masterpiece. This…
Jun
20
2011

Canon U.S.A., has launched the EOS Rebel T3 EF 18-55 IS II Lens Kit in three new color variations

Canon launches new colors for the T3 EF 18-55 IS II Lens Kit - please read the PR below: PR Canon U.S.A., has launched the EOS Rebel T3 EF 18-55 IS II Lens Kit in three new color variations - red, brown and metallic gray,…
Jun
20
2011

Chopper With Canon EOS 5D Mark II T2i Automatically Follows Wakeboarder With “FollowMe” Transmitter

The folks over at F-Stoppers found this one yesterday.... would you fly your Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) over water? This RC Helicopter with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II is following this wakeboarder with “FollowMe” transmitter. Now that is…
Jun
17
2011

Using a pistol grip to record video with an HDSLR

Carl Pendle sent us his cool demo of a DIY setup where he's using an old fashioned pistol grip to record video with an HDSLR! There are all sorts of creative ideas out there on different ways to shoot with your DSLRs aren't there? What…