Feb4th

Follow up… SmallHD DP6 winner posts photos

Posted By planetmitch
As an update - our winner of the SmallHD DP6 has posted some photos on the planet5D forums (and we're copying a few of them here). We just thought you might like to see how excited Amila is to have this new tool in his…
Feb4th

New Gale Tattersall HD DSLR Workshops

Posted By planetmitch
We posted earlier about Gale Tattersall's HDSLR master classes, but there have been some additional sessions set up we thought you'd like to know. Visit HD DSLR Workshops for more information as well. Of course, these sessions have been added to the planet5D HDSLR event…
Feb4th

Converge Festival 2011 announced

Posted By planetmitch
The Converge Festival first appeared in late 2009 and then again in 2010 and this year's event appears to be even better - it will be March 1st and 2nd, 2011 and is being held @ London BFI, Southbank (NFT3). To buy tickets and find…
Feb2nd

Win a Rode Videomic Pro on planet5D forums in February from DVeStore

Posted By planetmitch
As we reported a couple of weeks ago, RØDE has announced a new Videomic Pro and thanks to the DVeStore, we're going to be giving one away! The DVeStore DVeStore spun off from DVcreators.net to fulfill the overwhelming requests of "What gear should I buy?"…
Feb1st

AdoramaTV interviews planetMitch for “How’d they do that?”

Posted By planetmitch
A few weeks ago, Mark Wallace (@jmarkwallace) from AdoramaTV contacted me about possibly doing an interview for their series that they're doing on HDSLR cameras and photographers - how could I turn them down? You can watch below - but also give their Adorama Learning…
Feb1st

Zacuto – new planet5D sponsor and Zacuto specials

Posted By planetmitch
We're happy to welcome Zacuto to the planet5D advertising family and what better way to kick that off than to have them running a special at the same time! You can take advantage of either (or maybe both) of these specials: Buy a Zacuto Striker…
Feb1st

planet5D live interview recording of Trammell Hudson now online

Posted By planetmitch
Trammell Hudson is an amazing guy - and so are the others who are helping out with the Magic Lantern project - as we learned from the planet5D interview with Trammel this past Sunday. The interview is online now and you can watch it below…
Feb1st

Back by Popular Demand: Canon DSLR Hands-on Training Boot Camp in LA!

Posted By planetmitch
Our friends at Canon Boot Camp are back at it - and this is coming up quickly on February 5th in LA area! I'm happy to announce another one of our highly successful Canon Boot Camp is back in full force February 5th from 1-6pm.…
Jan30th

UPDATED: WINNER! Indie movie shot on Canon HDSLR “LIKE CRAZY” sold to Paramount for $4 million

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE 1/30/2010 - Sundance gave the U.S. Dramatic Competition Grand Jury Prize to "Like Crazy" and Special Jury Prize, U.S. Dramatic Competition went to Felicity Jones for her performance in "Like Crazy" From the festival awards blog: Winner of the U.S. Dramatic Competition Grand Jury…
Jan29th

“Hell and Back Again” by Danfung Dennis wins Sundance WORLD CINEMA GRAND JURY PRIZE – DOCUMENTARY

Posted By planetmitch
Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) movie "Hell and Back Again" by Danfung Dennis wins Sundance WORLD CINEMA GRAND JURY PRIZE – DOCUMENTARY. The website for the movie and the facebook page for the movie. Here's the tweet with the announcement from @sundacefest WORLD CINEMA…
Jan29th

the HDSLR song!

Posted By planetmitch
We get all kinds of submissions, but this is a first - the first HDSLR song by Cosmin and Alex Serban. Don't know if this will cause a storm of new ideas and submissions... maybe there should be an HDSLR song contest? HA! Thought it…
Jan28th

Nino Leitner (@ninoleitner) live interview podcast now online

Posted By planetmitch
What fun we had yesterday with our friend Nino Leitner and all of our planet5D friends in Europe who were able to tune in to the planet5D live interview! Well, even tho we had Internet connection problems, we managed to have a great conversation and…
Jan28th

Okii – USB Follow Focus Controller released!

Posted By planetmitch
The 5D Mark II Team has sent us a special announcement that the USB Follow Focus unit we previewed earlier has been officially announced by the manufacturer Okii - and the 5D Mark II Team has a special section of their site set up with…
Jan27th

Incredible “3D” motion from Canon Rebel T2i/550D stills

Posted By planetmitch
You've seen "3D" motion done before - but this time we have a little tutorial on how it can be done and this time it is with Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) still photos. First, the 3D video from stills Desert Motion from XNcreative on Vimeo.…
Jan27th

Yet another Doritos Crash the Superbowl Canon HDSLR commercial!

Posted By planetmitch
Yes, we have yet another Doritos Crash the Superbowl commercial that was shot on the Canon HDSLRs! This one is quite popular from what we can tell... and of course, dogs are just cute right? This was sent in by JR Burningham - the writer,…
Jan26th

Reminder – 2 planet5D live interviews this week @ninoleitner and Trammell Hudson

Posted By planetmitch
This week is busy - we have 2 planet5D live interviews this week - Nino Leitner and Trammell Hudson (author of Magic Lantern). You can read more about those by clicking the links - Nino Leitner and Trammell Hudson. Practice Today! Some good constructive comments…

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