Feb10th

Upcoming HDSLR training from Jem Scofield of theC47

Posted By planetmitch
We interviewed Jem Schofield (from theC47.com) last year on the planet5D live show (see replay below) - and we're pleased to present some new HDSLR training he's doing. First, in March, he's doing Cleverscope Presents: Lighting, Shooting and Editing with HD-DSLRs (registration) and then in…
Feb9th

“The Edge of the Earth” Incredible 2 week journey alone in the Alaskan wilderness

Posted By planetmitch
"The Edge of the Earth" is an incredible HDSLR documentary about 2 brothers who took a 2 week journey alone in the Alaskan wilderness - and I mean wilderness - no roads, no cars, no trails, no people, no buildings, nothing - and they used…
Feb8th

DitoGear™ Introduces DryEye Lite System to stop lens condensation

Posted By planetmitch
Having trouble with condensation on your lenses? DitoGear (a planet5D sponsor) has this news about their new DryEye Lite System to keep the condensation off of your lenses while working outdoors. [caption id="attachment_8051" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="DitoGear™ DryEye Lite System"][/caption] Here's the PR: DitoGear™ is proud…
Feb8th

planet5D forums – a visual introduction to our IPBoard and tips

Posted By planetmitch
We've got some great stuff happening in the planet5D forums - questions, answers, critiques, fun, laughter, videos, rigs, the HDSLR chat room, and a ton more - but we're also finding that many of you are just very new to forums and sometimes there are…
Feb8th

Canon U.S.A. Announces two new super-telephoto lenses: EF 500mm F/4L IS II USM and EF 600mm F/4L IS II USM

Posted By planetmitch
If you're in the market for some telephoto lenses Canon has announced a couple of new long lenses that might be just what you need - the EF 500mm F/4L IS II USM and EF 600mm F/4L IS II USM. LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., February 7,…
Feb7th

Canon announces the new Rebel EOS T3 / 1100D / Kiss X50

Posted By planetmitch
Canon announced two new cameras today - the Rebel EOS T3i / 600D / Kiss X5 and the Rebel T3 / 1100D / Kiss X50 - we'll publish two stories because they are different and might attract different readers... but we'll also cover the similarities…
Feb7th

planet5D partners with stillmotion for short film contest

Posted By planetmitch
We're thrilled to announce that planet5D and stillmotion have partnered to promote stillmotion's short film contests. This is something they've been doing for a while and we're going to be working together to not only promote the contest, but planet5D will host the discussion about…
Feb7th

Canon announces the new Rebel EOS T3i / 600D / Kiss X5

Posted By planetmitch
Canon announced two new cameras today - the Rebel EOS T3i / 600D / Kiss X5 and the Rebel T3 / 1100D / Kiss X50 - we'll publish two stories because they are different and might attract different readers... but we'll also cover the similarities…
Feb6th

Drops of Hope; Water, Wells and Aid – a kickstarter HDSLR documentary

Posted By planetmitch
"Drops of Hope" - here's another project that you might be interested in contributing to - a documentary about water issues in Tanzania that is looking to raise a bit of money to help finish the filming of this project. Kickstarter is a great place…
Feb4th

New On-Camera LED Lights from ikan starting at $99 UPATED with more video

Posted By planetmitch
ikan announces new on-camera LED options - and the options for lighting just continue to grow! The iLED from ikan looks like a nice solution if you want something really compact and pricing starts at $99! There are three new LEDs shown below. UPDATE: Videos…
Feb4th

Follow up… SmallHD DP6 winner posts photos

Posted By planetmitch
As an update - our winner of the SmallHD DP6 has posted some photos on the planet5D forums (and we're copying a few of them here). We just thought you might like to see how excited Amila is to have this new tool in his…
Feb4th

New Gale Tattersall HD DSLR Workshops

Posted By planetmitch
We posted earlier about Gale Tattersall's HDSLR master classes, but there have been some additional sessions set up we thought you'd like to know. Visit HD DSLR Workshops for more information as well. Of course, these sessions have been added to the planet5D HDSLR event…
Feb4th

Converge Festival 2011 announced

Posted By planetmitch
The Converge Festival first appeared in late 2009 and then again in 2010 and this year's event appears to be even better - it will be March 1st and 2nd, 2011 and is being held @ London BFI, Southbank (NFT3). To buy tickets and find…
Feb2nd

Win a Rode Videomic Pro on planet5D forums in February from DVeStore

Posted By planetmitch
As we reported a couple of weeks ago, RØDE has announced a new Videomic Pro and thanks to the DVeStore, we're going to be giving one away! The DVeStore DVeStore spun off from DVcreators.net to fulfill the overwhelming requests of "What gear should I buy?"…
Feb1st

AdoramaTV interviews planetMitch for “How’d they do that?”

Posted By planetmitch
A few weeks ago, Mark Wallace (@jmarkwallace) from AdoramaTV contacted me about possibly doing an interview for their series that they're doing on HDSLR cameras and photographers - how could I turn them down? You can watch below - but also give their Adorama Learning…
Feb1st

Zacuto – new planet5D sponsor and Zacuto specials

Posted By planetmitch
We're happy to welcome Zacuto to the planet5D advertising family and what better way to kick that off than to have them running a special at the same time! You can take advantage of either (or maybe both) of these specials: Buy a Zacuto Striker…