Jul22nd

Stop motion with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and a guy walking across the USA

Posted By planetmitch
The Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) can make some pretty awesome movies and when used properly, even the stills side of the camera can make some cool stop-motion movies.…
Jul21st

Tim Halperin’s one take wonder… a unique Canon EOS 5D Mark II music video

Posted By planetmitch
Coming up with unique ideas for music videos must be difficult (at least it would be for me) so when I see something like this Canon EOS 5D Mark II…
Jul20th

Lasers can damage your Canon HDSLR camera’s CMOS sensor

Posted By planetmitch
Lasers used in a light show have damaged a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) CMOS sensor and I sure didn't know it was possible, but I thought I'd get…
Jul19th

Canon EOS 5D Mark II and another robot: “AT-AT day afternoon”

Posted By planetmitch
"Star Wars" filmed with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews)? Well, not really, but one of the robotic "At-At" toys from the "Star Wars" movies has been used to…
Jul19th

Win some HDSLR accessories

Posted By planetmitch
Budding filmmakers and pros alike should be interested in Sebastain Wiegaertner's blog contest. He's managed to get some accessories from Genus, Letus Direct, Jag35, Zacuto, Kessler Crane, Glidetrack and Zeiss…
Jul17th

Canon HDSLR internal mic wind noise? Not any more!

Posted By planetmitch
Zack McTee @sceneblock (friend of planet5D - remember he did the "Billy Cash" Elvis movie?) sent us his latest cool device - a 'dead cat' windsock for the Canon EOS…
Jul15th

HOUSE finale-Gale Tattersall and Greg Yaitanes chat with Canon

Posted By planetmitch
Everyone knows now that the season finale of FOX's show "HOUSE" was shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) right? Well, today Canon has posted an interview with…
Jul15th

Nikon rumor: new D3100 on the horizon?

Posted By planetmitch
For some of you who are following the HDSLR revolution that might be Nikon fans, this rumor just posted over on Nikonrumors.com might just float your boat - and for…
Jul15th

TV industry embracing Canon HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
No huge surprise here, we know from shows like 24 (DP Rodney Charters has sent us a lot of good HDSLR info like how they are using HDSLRs for plates…
Jul14th

HDSLR news in your email inbox (and not your spam folder)

Posted By planetmitch
Every now and then, it helps to remind folks about some of the features of planet5D - besides all of the amazing things we're posting here in the blog, there's…
Jul13th

Redrock issues new preview of the microRemote wireless follow focus

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Good friends (and advertiser) of planet5D Redrock Micro has posted a new preview of the microRemote that they announced at the NAB conference. Redrock microRemote preview from Redrock Micro on…
Jul13th

Animoto – an automated movie maker for your photos and movies

Posted By planetmitch
Recently, I was approached by Animoto (please see the disclaimer at the end) to see if I wanted to give their slideshow tool a spin (which also includes video now…
Jul12th

Latest trend? Taking your Canon HDSLR aloft

Posted By planetmitch
We're always on the hunt for new stuff to show you guys and it seems to me that there's a lot of interest in taking your Canon HDSLR up in…
Jul12th

Hurlbut Visuals announces HDSLR Boot Camp!

Posted By planetmitch
update! Sales end Sunday August 8!!! Also, there's a planet5D discount - see this blog post! If you've been looking for some amazing hardcore HDSLR training, Shane Hurlbut and his…
Jul11th

More from Yahoo!, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the World Cup

Posted By planetmitch
You'll recall that a couple of weeks ago we first reported that Yahoo! is using several Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) with their on site reporters in South Africa…
Jul10th

“City of Lakes” Behind the Scenes

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Several months ago, planet5D was honored to be the first to show you "City of Lakes" - a wedding film shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) and…