Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Jul
6
2015

Groundbreaking Rotolight NEO 3 Light Kit Arrives & Immediately Impresses

Rotolight has just released its groundbreaking NEO 3 Light Kit and one arrived late last week. Although I have not had time nor the best subject matter to really put it to the test yet, what I have seen so far is impressive. It looks…
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Jul
4
2015

What Did These Filmmakers Use to Create These Gorgeous Time-Lapses?

While I could say many things about the beautiful video the guys at TreeSpeed Photo have made, I think that might be a lesser use of my time. I could talk about their use of the very slick Dynamic Perception Dolly’s and CelestronSkywatcher head. I…
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Jul
3
2015

Canon’s EOS 5D Mk IV! 6D Mk II! 1DX Mk II! Uh, What?

When it comes to Canon full frame cameras -- specifically their hybrid stills/video DSLR’s --  the rumor mill is so quiet you can hear crickets chirping. Rumors in the imaging industry are typically useful for four things: 1) sowing fear, uncertainty and doubt (FUD) in…
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Jul
3
2015

FREE SmallHD AC7 OLED SDI monitor – July 3-5 ONLY! Act Now

Buy a Dual Input Bolt 2000 Set Directly from Teradek.com And get a FREE SmallHD AC7 OLED SDI monitor Click the promo image below for more info. Note: Teradek is a sponsor, but they didn't ask us to post this, we just wanted to let…
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Jul
3
2015

What’s Ups with LUTs: On-location Work Flow

Vitec Group (parent company of Teradek and smallHD, among others) and Onyx Cinema meld humor with solid information to build educated, brand-favorable prospects.[adrotate group="6"] Sorry, I had to write something deeper than “hey, watch these two vids because they’re really entertaining and informative” (which they are). And…
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Jul
2
2015

Are Pistol Grip Gimbals the Next Wave?

It seems everything else is getting smaller, lighter, faster, and cheaper – so why not 3-axis gimbals? At the urging of one of our planet5D readers, we took a 50,000 foot look at pistol grip gimbals, and have some answers. It may have died down…
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Jul
2
2015

Magic Lantern RAW 14-bit Yields Beautiful Short Film ENDLESS GRAVITY

planet5D reader Alex Soloviev’s recipe for beautiful short films: Canon EOS 6D [B&H | Amazon], Magic Lantern RAW 14-bit, DaVinci Resolve, skill…and artistic vision. Alex does beautiful work, full stop.[adrotate group="6"] So – when you visit Vimeo to see ENDLESS GRAVITY, you may want to…
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Jul
1
2015

Cineasy Touch Solves Sony a7 series, a6000 Record Button Problem

Simple is good. And in spite of its unfortunate name, the Cineasy Touch is a simple solution to that confounded record button. I love the Sony a6000 [B&H | Amazon] – it’s the camera that convinced me to switch from decades of Canon body upgrades…
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Jul
1
2015

Zoom F8, Audio-technica system 10, Instamic, the Tokina 24-70mm f2.8, the Z-Camera, and more on DSLR FILM NOOB podcast

Via Deejay Scharton @DSLR Film Noob: Mitch from planet5D.com joins me to discuss the Zoom F8, Audio-technica system 10, Instamic, the Tokina 24-70mm f2.8, the Z-Camera, and more.[adrotate group="6"] You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here, Soundcloud,…
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Jun
30
2015

Book Your Tickets Now! – Visionary Moviemaker Vince LaForet Coming to Sydney & Melbourne Late July

Get in fast! Don’t delay! Book your tickets NOW! Vince LaForet is coming to Australia for two two-day seminars, one in Sydney July 18-19 and the other in Melbourne July 25-26. Day one of each will be a lecture, day two will be a hands-on…
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