Archive for 'T1i'
Posted on 23. Feb, 2012 by planetmitch.
We talk a lot about the noise and grain in video and stills – but sometimes you want to add grain texture to your film – so how do you do that? rgrain has come out with a new set of inexpensive clips you can add to your project with any editor and for clips [...]
Posted on 18. Nov, 2011 by planetmitch.
Kyle Hart sent us this request for help for his new HDSLR stabilizer over on kickstarter – it looks pretty cool and has already reached his funding goal even tho only being online for a couple of days. The fundraising video Kyle’s note to me Hey Mitch, I’ve been following your site for a while [...]
Posted on 29. Sep, 2011 by planetmitch.
Back in June, we told you about the great little iPhone app called GPS4cam – allowing you to use the gps unit in your iPhone to generate geotag data for your DSLR camera – well, now they’ve released the Android version so those of you who have been dying to get it can now jump [...]
Posted on 03. Jun, 2011 by planetmitch.
When you’re learning about your camera, one question that comes to mind is should you worry about the mirror vibration when shooting stills? Does locking the mirror up really help? Well, Preston Scott of CameraTechnica put that question to themselves and decided to put together a little test with their Canon EOS 7D (reviews) to [...]
Posted on 16. Mar, 2011 by planetmitch.
We’ve talked a lot about timelapse and other interesting modes for creating movies and using burst mode is indeed unique. Kaouthia from the HDSLR chat room pointed us at this video made from shooting with the Canon EOS 7D (reviews) in burst mode – gathering 8fps. It gives a distinct old style feel to the [...]
Posted on 04. Mar, 2011 by planetmitch.
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, I thought it was a great topic for a post. [...]
Posted on 22. Oct, 2010 by planetmitch.
Need a new Canon HDSLR or DSLR like the Canon 7D (reviews) or the Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) but have been waiting for rebates? Well, buy one of these Canon HDSLRs and get a rebate from now until November 24th (sorry but these are USA only rebates). We’ve got them all over on the Canon [...]
Posted on 19. Mar, 2010 by planetmitch.
Canon released the software late this afternoon (US time that is)… it was announced back in Feb and is finally ready. thanks to @tylerginter for the alert! Download I’m sure you want to get right into it… so here’s the download link! You have to select the software section like this: Details – EOS MOVIE [...]
Posted on 23. Feb, 2010 by planetmitch.
Canonrumors just posted that Canon’s released a firmware update for the Canon Rebel T1i/500D – unfortunately, there aren’t any improvements for the framerates etc, but you may want to get this update. “Firmware Version 1.1.0 incorporates the following fixes and improvements. Enhances the reliability of Live View shooting Fixes incorrect indications on the Arabic, English, [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by planetmitch.
Everyone always wants to know where the new cameras fit and what features are different between models. Since Canon announced the Rebel T2i/550D today, we thought we’d compare it side by side with the Canon Rebel T1i/500D and the Canon EOS 7D. And, just to make it interesting, we also threw in the Canon EOS [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2010 by planetmitch.
UPDATES: DPreview has a big preview with and a hands on review (they get all the good stuff early… Canon, where’s my NDA LOL!). It is rather surprising that it has been less than a year, but Canon needed to update the Canon Rebel T1i/500D and they did. They seem to have fixed many of [...]
Posted on 02. Feb, 2010 by planetmitch.
@radraven sent us this tip – an article he wrote on his blog about cleaning your sensor. I thought it was a good read and a good reminder about how this technology is fun, but still a pain. Sensor cleaning; The plague of the century! And I agree. I’ve been surprised at the number of [...]