Jan12th

An amazing Canon Rebel T2i/550D music video – “The Rebel”

Posted By planetmitch
Even the Canon HDSLR the 550d (T2i) is finding it's way into music videos - example: "The Rebel" by The Amateurs - this amazing music video that was shot on the Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) for less than $1000 - we had to get more…
Jan11th

Philip Bloom HDSLR chat log from Monday January 10th

Posted By planetmitch
So, besides the planet5D forum server crashing just before the Philip Bloom chat starting, it was a great chat with Philip Bloom on Monday January 10th! I believe everyone had fun and learned something and everyone was very courteous! We'll hopefully be getting Philip to…
Jan9th

planet5D podcast in ‘new and noteworthy’ on iTunes and other planet5D notes

Posted By planetmitch
Hi y'all - just a quick note about things going on around planet5D. First, we note today that the planet5D podcast is in the first group of podcasts at the top of the iTunes "New and Noteworthy" section! If you haven't been there, please visit…
Jan8th

Shane Hurlbut – planet5D live interview coming on January 17th

Posted By planetmitch
Y'all know that we're big fans of Shane Hurlbut (just look at all the planet5D posts we've done) - he's a very dynamic proponent of HDSLR usage - and we're going to be doing a live interview - where you get to ask questions -…
Jan7th

Follow up on the NYC “Undercity” Canon EOS 5D Mark II video

Posted By planetmitch
As a follow up to the story we ran earlier this week entitled "Exploring the New York City underworld with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II", friend of planet5D Daniel Freytag asked some additional questions of Andrew Wonder, the photographer of that piece. He's granted…
Jan7th

New planet5D podcast motion graphics

Posted By planetmitch
This is a big deal to me, maybe not such a big deal overall, but we've been working with planet5D friend Marcelo Daniel Savio (blog translated to english) to put together a new introduction graphic for the planet5D podcasts (yes, I know the old graphic…
Jan7th

1000fps for free – using Motion Optical Flow instead of Twixtor

Posted By planetmitch
The other day, we were contacted by Patrick Donohoe from CrumplePop about this method of making HDSLR video incredibly slow - like we've posted about recently with Twixtor - and we thought you'd appreciate the info. We've been given permission to reprint this here on…
Jan6th

Hurlbut Visuals Special Announcement coming – teaser included

Posted By planetmitch
Just got an email from Clint Milby - marketing specialist for Hurlbut Visuals - and planet5D has been given this exclusive early look at something new they've got in the works. What do you think it is going to be? I love the "Get Smart"…
Jan6th

Oprah Winfrey’s Master Class uses Canon HDSLRs and Redrock EVF? UPDATED

Posted By planetmitch
Oprah Winfrey's "Master Class" on her Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) appears to be shot on Canon HDSLRs according to the promotional video showing on her site. Cliff Etzel spotted it while watching the promo on TV yesterday and alerted us via this planet5D forum post.…
Jan6th

Win a Vimeo Plus account at planet5D!

Posted By planetmitch
Vimeo rocks, no doubt about it, they've become a favorite place to post videos and now they've given us a few Vimeo Plus accounts to give away! How to enter! Entry into this contest is very simple - all you have to do is post…
Jan5th

The sun, moon, and a space station all in one AMAZING Canon EOS 5D Mark II photo

Posted By planetmitch
Quite a feat capturing the partial solar eclipse including both the sun and moon and at the same time capturing the NASA International Space Station with a single Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) still frame! You might be thinking this is no big deal,…
Jan5th

Canon CES announcements – new prosumer video cameras but no HDSLRs or DSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Canon has announced some new stuff today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - but no new HDSLRs or DLSRs. There are a few new Powershots - which you can read about over on canonrumors.com. The vast majority of this announcement is dealing with video…
Jan4th

Chat Log from the Chris Fenwick HDSLR chat

Posted By planetmitch
A few weeks ago, we had Chris Fenwick on the planet5D HDSLR chat as a special guest (read the original planet5D posting) and we've finally gotten the log ready to post for those of you who missed it. We're planing on posting logs when we…
Jan4th

Exploring the New York City underworld with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Ever wonder what's under NYC but you're not brave enough to go exploring? These crazy guys did! And there was a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) involved - again showing how great having an HDSLR is for recording things (even if you're recording yourself…
Jan4th

Beautiful Fashion Photography BTS HDSLR video

Posted By planetmitch
We found this project over on this thread of the planet5D forums. I know many of you don't think planet5D cares about still photography any more, but you're wrong. We still love to cover stills! And tho this was posted primarily as a behind the…
Jan3rd

Podcast of Robert Evans interview online

Posted By planetmitch
We normally post the archive of a planet5D live interview almost immediately, but since I was in the middle of trying to figure out how to convert everything to iTunes podcasts at the time that I interviewed Robert Evans, I thought I'd wait to announce…