Sep1st

Zeiss announces new Distagon T* 1,4/35 – a moderate wide angle lens

Posted By planetmitch
Carl Zeiss (a planet5D sponsor) has announced a new "moderate wide angle" lens - the Distagon T* 1,4/35. I've got a lot to learn about lenses, but the sample image from this looks darn awesome. Here's the Zeiss PR: OBERKOCHEN/Germany, 01.09.2010. A woman is sitting…
Aug29th

Redrock micro announces a new line of “Redrock|Ops” HDSLR rigs

Posted By planetmitch
Redrock not so quietly showed off a new line of HDSLR rigs called the "RedRockOps" rigs this afternoon at the Shane Hurlbut HDSLR Bootcamp. As you can see from the images below, it is a line of specialty rigs with camouflage markings. I spoke with…
Aug28th

Amazing satellite image of face on the earth!

Posted By planetmitch
This is way off topic from the normal Canon cameras we cover around here, but it was too cool for me to pass up! A program I have on my iMac is called earthDesk and it displays a compilation image of the cloud layer over…
Aug26th

Canon 60D first impressions, features, video samples, and side by side with all Canon HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Now that the Canon EOS 60D has been announced, everyone will want to know where it fits in the Canon HDSLR lineup as well as what this new camera brings to the party. The 60D replaces the 50D in the Canon line, but fits between…
Aug26th

Canon announces the Canon EOS 60D – first Canon with Articulating Screen

Posted By planetmitch
The Canon EOS 60D has finally arrived as rumors predicted and as we also showed some spy shots earlier, there is also the rumored articulating screen as well as some cool new features! From Canon: "For the first time on an EOS camera, the EOS…
Aug25th

Canon EOS 5D Mark II up in flames! A must see, but not a must do!

Posted By planetmitch
Think your Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) is weather resistant? Well, we can see from this video sent to us by planet5D friend Barry Anderson that a 5D2 sure can't survive flames (especially when the flames are intentional). This also seems to be the…
Aug24th

Canon 7D – From Snapshots to Great Shots – a planet5D book review and giveaway

Posted By planetmitch
Nicole S. Young is a photographer, a frequent tweeter, and now an author - she's written the new book "Canon 7D: From Snapshots to Great Shots". I've followed her on twitter for quite a while and she's a fellow iStocker (someone who sells photos on…
Aug19th

Redrock Micro announces new “nano” line of DSLR rigs and accessories

Posted By planetmitch
Redrock Micro fan but you don't have lots of pennies in your pocket? Looking for Canon HDSLR rigs? Well, there are more choices as of today! And for those of you wanting something under $500, you're in luck because these new Redrock Micro "Nano" HDSLR…
Aug19th

Nikon D3100 released into the HDSLR world

Posted By planetmitch
As was rumored, Nikon has announced the Nikon D3100 today. It isn't a pro level camera, but the key (at least for me) is that they've finally entered the full 1080 video world and they've set a new standard of full autofocus in video mode…
Aug18th

Patrick Moreau-Monday 8/23 on planet5D Live! Don’t miss this and bring your friends!

Posted By planetmitch
We've had a little summer vacation from the planet5D live! shows, but now it is time to start back up and we've got two amazing guests lined up - first up is Patrick Moreau from StillMotion fame. The second, we'll leave for another day to…
Aug17th

Canon announces new EOS 7DSV (Studio Version) with new optional barcode solution

Posted By planetmitch
CANON U.S.A. ANNOUNCES NEW EOS 7DSV (STUDIO VERSION) DSLR CAMERA WITH NEW OPTIONAL CANON BARCODE SOLUTION TO HELP STREAMLINE DATA MANAGEMENT FOR LARGE SCALE ENVIRONMENTS New “Locking” Feature is Included in The EOS 7D Studio Version For Administrative Control Over Camera Functionality Note: planet5D just…
Aug16th

NewMediaWebinars 20% off sale

Posted By planetmitch
You'd better be quick on this one - there's less than 48 hours now. Our planet5D friends over at NewMediaWebinars have decided to have a sale and they've got plenty of HDSLR training to pick from. You have 48 hours to save 20% of any…
Aug16th

It’s a bird… it’s a plane… no it’s a Canon EOS 5D Mark II – stabilized in perfect GPS position

Posted By planetmitch
A Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) flying like a bird or a plane or a helicopter, Perspective Aerials has a new GPS enabled 4-rotor drone service for you - a Canon EOS 5D Mark II flying stabilized and in perfect GPS position. We recently…
Aug14th

Lightzone – a photo relighting application – this weekend only 50% off

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Seems like our friends at macupdate and mupromo are doing photography applications every weekend lately - last week it was Lock and Load - this weekend it is LightZone - a great photo editor that helps re-light images quickly and easily. It does things in…
Aug13th

Hootie and the Blowfish’s “Hold My Hand” performed by The Benedict College Gospel Choir on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
First, if you have $0.99 in your pocket, go download the song from iTunes. Do it now... we'll wait for you to come back. Your .99 will help the working poor in the USA. Everyone reading this blog post is required to buy this song…
Aug12th

Aggregated HDSLR news – a new planet5D feature!

Posted By planetmitch
August 12, 2010 – St. Louis Missouri – planet5D announces "HDSLR news" – a brilliant new page added to the “best Canon HDSLR site on the planet”. The new planet5D HDSLR news page will be the single location for anyone looking for HDSLR news regardless…