Jan19th

1st bi-annual DSLRcinema International Film Festival: SPEECHLESS

Posted By planetmitch
A good friend of planet5D Tracey Lee who runs DSLRcinema.com is running a film festival that you can enter and he asked us to let you know about it in case you want to enter and win. DSLRcinema has had a very successful Vimeo page…
Jan19th

Redrock Micro special – Free Lens Gears with purchase of bundle

Posted By planetmitch
This just came in from our friends at Redrock Micro: Free Lens Gears with a purchase of any Redrock bundle or microFollowFocus. Read the details below (cover photo credit: snap from the ad)
Jan19th

This Thursday – special European HDSLR chat

Posted By planetmitch
Several of us were talking in the planet5D HDSLR chat room the other day and those in the room from Europe thought that we needed to have an "introduction" session for those folks over in Europe - so this Thursday - January 20th, at 20:00…
Jan18th

The Shane Hurlbut planet5D HDSLR podcast is online!

Posted By planetmitch
Sorry for the delay but finally the Shane Hurlbut planet5D HDSLR podcast is online! Shane and I and everyone in the chat room ended up talking so long last night the file was bigger than the hosting service allowed so we ended up splitting it…
Jan18th

New Hurlbut Visuals contest – “Where’s the 5D?”

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday in the planet5D live interview (which will be online later today as a planet5D podcast), Shane Hurlbut announced a new contest called "Where's the 5D?" and the object is for you to identify which Canon HDSLR shot each scene of the new Marines commercial…
Jan17th

Winter – a beautiful HDSLR short with some slider BTS

Posted By planetmitch
This is sent in by one of our sponsors - DitoGear - but don't let that fool you too much - it is a beautiful video of winter in Poland with some DitoGear slider and a Canon EOS 5D Mark II and behind the scenes…
Jan17th

planet5D has moved to a new home

Posted By planetmitch
Just a quick note to let you know that planet5D has moved to a new hosting provider and hopefully things will be a bit more smooth and a lot faster. We've picked the same provider that Philip Bloom moved to when he was having trouble...…
Jan15th

Panasonic GH2 video of Tony Hawk and other skateboarders

Posted By planetmitch
Did you guys know there are other HDSLR cameras other than the Canon EOS 5D Mark II? Ha, I'll bet you did. One of them getting a lot of attention lately is the Panasonic GH2. If you've seen the poll in the right hand margin,…
Jan14th

Get your movie ready for the Cinema Out of Your Backpack festival

Posted By planetmitch
This has been announced on other blogs, but we've been asked to post it as well just to get the word out. Cinema Out of Your Backpack is a festival celebrating a new revolution in film-making. DSLR video cameras, the game changers in the film…
Jan14th

Three day HDSLR workshops by Kevin Shahinian & Joe Simon in London and NYC

Posted By planetmitch
Back in October, these two guys offered HDSLR workshops in Cabo San Luca and Cancun and now they're doing the same thing in NYC and London! And we've added them to the planet5D international HDSLR event calendar: Two new HDSLR workshops with very small class…
Jan14th

New RØDE VideoMic Pro announced – update 3

Posted By planetmitch
A quick post about the new RØDE VideoMic Pro - was just announced over on Philip Bloom's blog - read about it now. We're trying not to duplicate news from other sources as you can read all of the news on the HDSLR news page…
Jan14th

New planet5D sponsor Alan Gordon – announces DVTec Extreme Deluxe HDSLR shoulder rigs

Posted By planetmitch
We'd like to announce a new sponsor to the planet5D family - Alan Gordon Enterprises Inc., who will have ads over on our planet5D cinema and planet5D review sites! And, to go along with that announcement, we'd like you to know about their DVTec Extreme…
Jan13th

HDSLR enablement – helping a 15 year old rock a video contest

Posted By planetmitch
HDSLRs are enabling all sorts of things to happen - in this case, a 15 year old future filmmaker Michael Rees is using a Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) to gain attention and possibly win a contest. It is quite astounding to find a 15 year…
Jan13th

Announcing the ikan Recoil XT A Complete Solution for Handheld Shot Stabilization

Posted By planetmitch
Our friends at ikan have sent over this announcement of their new Recoil XT which they're calling "A Complete Solution for Handheld Shot Stabilization". Please see more info in their press release and images below and visit ikan's Recoil XT page for pricing and additional…
Jan13th

Doritos Super Bowl top 5 finalist a Canon EOS 5D Mark II commercial

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday, we found out one of the 5 finalists for the Doritos Crash the Super Bowl commercials was shot on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews). Maybe, just like last year's Doritos contest, a Canon EOS 5D Mark II commercial will be the winner!…
Jan12th

Rumor: Canon EOS 5D Mark III not until later in 2011?

Posted By planetmitch
canonrumors.com is reporting today that they're hearing that the Canon EOS 5D Mark III - there are 3 "i"s there - won't be coming until later in the year and a Canon EOS 1D mark V won't be until after that. canonrumors.com report Read the…