Mar23rd

High School photographer uses Canon EOS 5D Mark II for sports

Posted By planetmitch
Last night, using the new 'chat with us' feature on the planet5D sites (you'll find it in the lower right hand corner of the page), I had a really fun…
Mar23rd

Adobe Lightroom Beta 2 released – includes DSLR video support

Posted By planetmitch
@VisionWrangler pointed out this morning that the Adobe Lightroom Beta 2 that was just released includes support for DSLR videos! Apple's Aperture 3 was released a few weeks ago and…
Mar23rd

Can-Do film festival deadline nears

Posted By planetmitch
We posted about this back in December, and for those of you budding filmmakers, you really should get an entry together. The Can-Do film festival deadline is nearing - it…
Mar20th

ALL-IN film event at NAB

Posted By planetmitch
It seems that I've discovered a new calling - going to events! I seem to be drawn to learning new stuff and meeting lots and lots of people, so I'm…
Mar20th

Canon EOS 7D film wins “best film” prize at SxSW

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Bloom pointed out that this Canon EOS 7D movie "Tiny Furniture" has won the "best film" prize a the South by South West (SxSW) festival. This is the first…
Mar20th

More on the Canon EOS MOVIE Plugin-E1 for Final Cut Pro

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday, Canon released the EOS MOVIE Plugin-E1 for Final Cut Pro and lots of things are happening with it around the world already. Of course, a few were upset that…
Mar19th

Canon EOS MOVIE Plugin-E1 for Final Cut Pro now available!

Posted By planetmitch
Canon released the software late this afternoon (US time that is)... it was announced back in Feb and is finally ready. thanks to @tylerginter for the alert! Download I'm sure…
Mar19th

Canon fixes ‘cinema’ firmware with release 2.0.4

Posted By planetmitch
Canon has released a fix for the much desired 'cinema' firmware for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II that had a bug... 2.0.4 is available now. [caption id="attachment_3570" align="aligncenter" width="570"…
Mar18th

Alice and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Everyone knows "Alice in Wonderland" right? Well, you've not seen it done quite like this before! Shot on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II, this 15 minute short is quite…
Mar17th

Canon confirms some issues with the 2.0.3 firmware

Posted By planetmitch
With swift action, Canon has announced there are some bugs in the 2.0.3 Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware release! [caption id="attachment_3548" align="aligncenter" width="567" caption="Canon announcement of issues with 2.0.3…
Mar17th

The CamCaddie unboxing – an HDSLR rig

Posted By planetmitch
At the HDSLR meetup in Venice Beach, I met Daniel McElderry from CamCaddie who had a batch of his new low cost rigs to show off. While I was in…
Mar16th

Behind the TV – in the control room with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Here's a fascinating behind the scenes look at the NBC Winter Olympics that was shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. We contacted Robert Coon who made the movie…
Mar16th

Wanna make some giga panoramas? GigaPan is ready to help

Posted By planetmitch
Engadget showed this one off - the GigaPan Epic Pro - a remote control device to help you make huge panoramas with your Canon EOS 5D Mark II or other…
Mar16th

Dan Chung does news report on Canon Rebel T2i/550D

Posted By planetmitch
We've heard yet again from our friend Dan Chung who's shared with us his Canon Rebel T2i/550D news report on "China's Migrant Children". Please read the whole story on Dan's…
Mar16th

Tired of ‘Rolling Shutter’? Here is a manual fix tutorial

Posted By planetmitch
Mike Huetz has presented this very intriguing manual fix for removing any 'rolling shutter' (often called the "jello effect") from your video using Adobe's After Effects. I am no expert,…
Mar15th

The first Canon EOS 5D Mark II native 24fps movies

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Bloom has announced that several of his recent movies have been done on the new Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware version 2.0.3 that includes the native 24fps frame…

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