May18th

Genus and Manfrotto form Strategic Partnership

Posted By planetmitch
Friends of planet5D, Genus (the guys who make great matte boxes and other cool stuff) sent us this PR today about a new partnership they have with Manfrotto here in…
May17th

Second Behind The Scenes from “The Last 3 Minutes”

Posted By planetmitch
Shane Hurlbut has posted the second of three behind the scenes movies from their making of the short "The Last 3 Minutes"... This episode was from the "Vietnam sequence" from…
May16th

DSLR Filmaking seminars

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We also got an email from Marcelo Lewin at NewMediaWebinars.com who is hosting a couple of free HDSLR webinars in June. They are using the broadcast it free or get…
May16th

Near Minneapolis? HDSLR workshop this Tuesday

Posted By planetmitch
This came in this weekend and we're adding it to the Event Calendar in case you're near Minneapolis, Minnesota. The seminar is called "Moving into Motion". By the way, you…
May15th

@FeliciaDay announces “The Guild” to be shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Felicia Day @feliciaday just announced on twitter that the web series "The Guild" season 4 will be shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. We just saw the tweet…
May14th

Ken Rockwell using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II – Loves It

Posted By planetmitch
Quick update: Just found this note from Ken Rockwell (famed Nikon shooter and blogger) who announced that he's been using a Canon EOS 5D Mark II for a week and…
May14th

South African Suzuki shot on Canon EOS 7Ds

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: Added a Behind the Scenes vid at the bottom! The other day, Marc from Unleashed contacted us about this cool South African Suzuki Canon EOS 7D commercial - and…
May12th

Philip Bloom and Lucasfilm

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Philip Bloom has posted a really great synopsis of his work with Lucasfilm on the movie "Red Tails". There is a ton of information and photos in the post -…
May11th

“The Elders” – help raise funds to make a Canon EOS 7D movie

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday, I saw Philip Bloom tweet about raising funds to make a documentary - so I checked it out and have found out more - turns out it is called…
May11th

Canon Rebel T2i/550D flies over Montana in a helicam

Posted By planetmitch
Petapixel found this cool little video shot on the Canon Rebel T2i/550D from a helicam operated by Jeff Scholl who operates GravityShots.com - and they've got some amazing videos on…
May11th

uniQoptics shows off new digital cinema lenses at NAB

Posted By planetmitch
Yes, while wandering around in the outskirts of the NAB convention (the darn thing is the biggest convention I've ever been to!) you find all sorts of interesting companies and…
May10th

Announcing the latest planet5D feature – International Events Calendar

Posted By planetmitch
May 10th, 2010 – St. Louis Missouri – planet5D announces the HDSLR International Events Calendar – a fantastic new section added to the “best Canon HDSLR site on the planet”.…
May10th

DIY DSLR Shoulder Rig

Posted By planetmitch
This one has gotten a lot of attention for its simplicity and uniqueness and it was sent in by several readers - it is a DSLR rig made of wood!…
May8th

iPad winner sends us a pic

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Alexander, the winner of the planet5D Review iPad contest sent us a snap of the iPad and his smiling face. Alexander becomes one of the first in the UK to…
May8th

New 2 minute clip from the Canon EOS 5D Mark II “House” episode

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Bloom found a clip of the season finale of Fox's "House" which was filmed on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. (Photo credit: snap from the video)
May7th

Two weeks in – my new life experience as a full time blogger

Posted By planetmitch
Two weeks ago today (this is Friday 5/7) was my last day at my 'day job' and I couldn't be happier with how things are going so far! New readers…

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