May1st

Shooting 4k with a Smartphone – Does the Galaxy NOTE 3 Stand a Chance Against the 5D Mark III?

Posted By planetMitch
Alec Weinstein who is a Broadcast Camera Operator/Video Producer sent us this guest post and a very interesting comparison of video shot with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III up…
May1st

planet5D Giveaway – Win one of three Benro S8 Video Tripod Products!

Posted By planetMitch
Continuing our awesome giveaways, we're now giving away 3 Benro S8 tripod products! We're giving away 2 Benro S8 tripods and one Benro S8 head.[adrotate group="6"] Plus, Benro has some…
Apr30th

Ikonoskop Test Film “Fishhooks” An Intriguing look at the work of a Taxidermist

Posted By planetMitch
Ryan Cockrell (from Lunch and Recess) sent us this intriguing look at the work of a Taxidermist which he shot on the Ikonoskop We shot a test film called "Fishhooks"…
Apr30th

Understanding SD Cards and the Smart Way to Use Them

Posted By planetMitch
I found this article some time ago (i don't remember where I'm afraid) and thought it was incredibly interesting and wanted to share with everyone. I prefer CF cards because…
Apr29th

Export Adobe Premiere Sequence Timeline to Multiple Output Videos Using Cinemartin PLIN

Posted By planetMitch
Last week we highlighted our new sponsor Cinemartin and their tool Cinec 3.X and today, we'd like to introduce you to PLIN - which is a windows plugin to let…
Apr28th

Firsthand Look at the Panasonic GH4

Posted By erik naso
planetMitch note: a guest post by Erik Naso - printed with permission I was lucky to have my pre ordered Panasonic GH4 arrive today from Texas Media Systems much sooner…
Apr28th

Logger’s Lunchbox – “the Rest of the DSLR” – innovative solution for audio and power

Posted By planetMitch
Late last week, I had the most amazing 4 hour lunch with the creators of this unique solution - the "Logger's Lunchbox" which is a kickstarter project you are likely…
Apr28th

32-City Camera “Directing Motion Tour” with Vincent Laforet

Posted By planetMitch
Our good friend Vincent Laforet is going out on a 32 city tour and we've got the scoop, plus a discount! I know you're all looking for great training (you've…
Apr28th

Achieve Stable Footage with the Highest Levels of Precision with the DJI Ronin

Posted By planetMitch
A couple of cool DJI Ronin stabilizer videos that were sent to us - the first from NAB 2014 is one of the only "tests" done at NAB shot on…
Apr27th

NAB 2014 Discussion with Zacuto, Rodney Charters and Bruce Logan

Posted By planetMitch
One of my biggest takeaways from NAB every year is what I learn from industry experts and new relationships we make there. Of course, there's a lot of great content…
Apr26th

Cinemartin Announces the Release of Cinec 3.X

Posted By planetMitch
Hopefully you've seen the new sponsor Cinemartin in the ads section - we appreciate them joining the planet5D family. Cinemartin just announced the newest version of their video conversion tool…
Apr25th

Impressive Color Grading Reel + Magic Lantern RAW & Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Posted By planetMitch
One of the topics none of us seem to cover enough (maybe that's because we don't know enough about it) is color grading (tho we've got plenty of stuff in…
Apr25th

Building the Ultimate DSLR Rig at an Affordable Price

Posted By planetMitch
This is a guest post from Joel Lovell who's spent some time working on what he thinks is the best affordable DSLR rig for his needs and I'd love to…
Apr24th

Rescue Mission: Retrieve $15K Camera Drone Helicopter in the Amazon

Posted By planetMitch
Our friend, Denver Riddle from Gorilla Grain (which you can see over on our superStore@planet5D) sent us this note yesterday and while it does have a DSLR in it, the…
Apr24th

40% Price Drop on All Jag35 Product Line

Posted By planetMitch
With all the excitement before and during NAB, this article just didn't get published - our apologies to the folks at Jag35 Jag35 has always produced very nice gear with…
Apr24th

Upgrade to Nikon’s Bit Rate Released by Nikon Hacker

Posted By planetMitch
Of course, we're all excited about the progress of Magic Lantern over on Canon cameras, but what about our friends who are shooting Nikon? Nikon Hacker is showing how it…

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