Nov19th

“Chasing Pirates” with Nora Jones in the studio and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday, we were watching twitter when we found several references to this new Canon EOS 5D Mark II video of Nora Jones and her band playing "Chasing Pirates". The blog…
Nov15th

Tyler Ginter’s “How to set up your 7D”

Posted By planetmitch
@tylerginter has been very helpful in getting your camera set up - he had a great tutorial when the Canon EOS 5D Mark II just came out and now he's…
Nov15th

Happy Birthday to planet5D, Happy Birthday to planet5D…

Posted By planetmitch
Yes, it is hard to believe, but November 15th is the day that planet5D was born! That means it has been one year since our launch and it is just…
Nov12th

Popular Science picks Canon EOS 5D Mark II as 2009 Grand Award Gadget

Posted By planetmitch
planet5D friend @stshank again alerted us to big news - Popular Science magazine has issued their top picks for the 2009 year and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II has…
Nov11th

NBC’s Saturday Night Live Shoots Opening Title sequence in Full 1080p HD Video With Canon’s EOS Digital SLR Cameras

Posted By planetmitch
Thanks to the alert from @stshank, we find the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the Canon EOS 7D have been used to film the title sequence for SNL! We…
Nov11th

Flying with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Christian Tillmanns sent us this info about the documentary he's filming on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II - about why people choose to fly. "I thought it might be…
Nov11th

LucasFilm filmakers use Canon EOS 5D Mark II for Sci-Fi ’36 Stairs’

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Koch sent us this... a new film shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the trailer looks simply amazing! "Earlier this year I met Grzegorz Jonkajtys, a…
Nov9th

Hybrid DSLR Shootout – Canon 5D Mk II, 7D, Nikon D300S and the Red One

Posted By planetmitch
Richard Harrington has posted an interesting Hybrid DSLR shootout over on the Pro Video Coalition site where he compares the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, the Canon EOS 7D, the…
Nov8th

A Canon EOS 7D review – noisier than the 40D?

Posted By planetmitch
@fcwestfall (Fake Chuck Westfall) pointed us to this review of the Canon EOS 7D's noise in comparison to the Canon 40D. There are plenty of still samples and they make…
Nov7th

DPReview posts Canon EOS 7D review

Posted By planetmitch
Just in case you haven't seen it, DPReview has posted their Canon EOS 7D review (we found it thru canonrumors.com by the way). (Photo credit: snap from canon)
Nov6th

Firmware patch for the Canon EOS 7D ghosting released

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Bloom posted the new Canon EOS 7D firmware patch for the ghosting problem. As far as I can tell, this is the only thing in this release... From Canon's…
Nov5th

Philip Bloom puts out yet another ‘people’ Canon EOS 7D video

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Bloom has done it yet again, he's put out another one of his now famous "people" videos - this time with the Canon EOS 7D and it is of…
Nov5th

A wacky Canon EOS-1D MKIV preview

Posted By planetmitch
@photo_john posted an interesting preview of the Canon EOS-1D MKIV - there really isn't anything new in here, but I thought the video from Bob Scott was wacky enough to…
Nov4th

So, what do you do to show off your BMW? Make a Canon EOS 5D Mark II video

Posted By planetmitch
We saw this Canon EOS 5D Mark II video over the weekend and had slotted it for a post, but yesterday, we were contacted by the Bandito Brothers who made…
Nov1st

So, you wanna go white water kayaking in Norway?

Posted By planetmitch
Brrrrr - too cold for me - kayaking the white water in Norway just sounds a bit crazy to me. Benjamin Hjort sent us this: "The paddle train". A kayak…
Oct30th

New Canon EOS 5D Mark II ‘People’ Videos

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Bloom has produced 3 "People" videos now, with the latest being from San Francisco. "Shot on the Canon 5DmkII at 30p and conformed to 24p in Cinema Tools. This…

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