Jun4th

cinegear 2014 planet5D live coverage this weekend!

Posted By planetMitch
We're going to CineGear and we're going to have the highly watched planet5D liveblog up and running! Plus, we'll be assisting Michael Artsis who's doing several live shows from Cinegear…
Jun4th

Comparing a $1 Lavalier Microphone with a Professional Lav Mic

Posted By Barry Andersson
In any of my training classes, sound is a major discussion point. In the "good old days," everyone was a master of their craft on set. In today's world, more…
Jun3rd

How to construct a simple compelling video

Posted By Barry Andersson
Ok. Maybe you aren't interested in making mountain bike films. But this clever video shows you the basics for creating compelling and successful videos. I think it is good for…
Jun3rd

Get Smooth Slider Shots with the Cinevate Hedron

Posted By planetMitch
Cinevate has announced a new slider called the Hedron and as we like to let you know about new gear that could be amazing, well, here you go! [adrotate group="6"]…
Jun2nd

B&H SanDisk memory card sale – in stock but hurry

Posted By planetMitch
B&H is having a quick sale on SanDisk memory cards! You can save up to $75 on some of these (others aren't huge discounts, but you should always try to…
Jun2nd

Learn the “Wright” Way of Doing Visual Comedy

Posted By Barry Andersson
I wanted to start sharing some interesting articles and videos with you on the craft of creating compelling videos. I am a huge fan of comedy and believe it is…
Jun2nd

Vimeo Implements the Copyright Match Service

Posted By Barry Andersson
planetMitch note: this is one of the topics we covered on the planet5D podcast this past week - see what we said! Recently Vimeo introduced a new Copyright Match service…
Jun1st

Vincent Laforet’s Directing Motion tour review

Posted By planetMitch
First, let me just tell you that Vincent Laforet Directing Motion training (get a discount there too) is worth going to, it may or when your ability to watch movies…
May31st

Adapting the Canon 1D as a Digital Back for an MPP Monorail View Camera

Posted By planetMitch
If you've been following the blog for any length of time, you'll know that I love to highlight features I find with real old time cameras or lenses. This is…
May30th

planet5D podcast #12 – Vimeo Music Match, BMC patterns and more

Posted By planetMitch
This week we managed to put together another amazing and fun show (if I do say so myself LOL) without having a guest. This episode is Barry and Pamela and…
May30th

Crew Sizes on Highest Grossing Hollywood Films

Posted By planetMitch
If you are anything like me, you sit in a movie until the very last bit of the credits roll. And, as you sit there watching the credits roll by,…
May29th

EOS Inspector – The No-Nonsense Shutter Actuations Count Reader

Posted By planetMitch
There's a battle on in the Mac App store for Canon shutter count (actuations) utilities - a new contender has appeared EOS Inspector and it is throwing down on ShutterCount…
May28th

Panasonic GH4 Webcast: Watch the replay from B&H!

Posted By planetMitch
If you weren't able to tune into this (or didn't know it was happening for that matter), here's the replay of the B&H Panasonic GH4 webcast from yesterday and it…
May28th

planet5D Giveaway – 4 Aputure CRI95+ Amaran Ring Lights

Posted By planetMitch
Yes! Another giveaway! This is like 8 weeks in a row that we've been giving away gear for you! Now up is Aputure with their new CRI 95+ Amaran Ring…
May27th

Take a Look at the New and Improved RØDE Blimp Windshield

Posted By planetMitch
Just when you thought that the "blimp" couldn't be improved, RØDE has gone and put some very awesome changes in their new RØDE blimp windshield.[adrotate group="6"] RØDE Announces New and…
May26th

Panasonic GH4 and Canon EOS C100 side by side comparison – which one is best?

Posted By planetMitch
We've been seeing a lot of stuff on the new Panasonic GH4 because people are crazy interested in its performance - and this side by side visual comparison with the…

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