Nov11th

Shane Hurlbut ASC – Director of Photography and HDSLR champion

Posted By planetmitch
Shane Hurlbut (IMDB - Wikipedia with bio) just rocks HDSLRs - that's about all there is to it. There aren't many people who are as excited and as passionate about the revolution around HDSLRs as Shane and I absolutely love listening to him speak. His…
Nov10th

Redrock Micro announces the M3 cinema lens adapter

Posted By planetmitch
Redrock Micro announces the M3 cinema lens adapter - while not specifically an HDSLR announcement, based on the number of posts on other sites that I've seen about this and the fact that there are many video guys and gals reading this blog (thank you…
Nov9th

More Canon EOS 5D Mark II aerial flying with Quadrocopter

Posted By planetmitch
A few days ago, we found some more Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) aerial videos done by quadrocopter and so we contacted them to find out a little bit more about what they're doing. We talked with Jeff Scholl from quadrocopter and he sent…
Nov9th

Adobe presentation coming on switching to Premier Pro by Chris Fenwick

Posted By planetmitch
Adobe Premier Pro CS5 is making some headway amongst film editors - especially those editing video from a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) or any of the Canon HDSLRs because is doesn't require transcoding of the video in order to edit smoothly. We've become…
Nov8th

Turn your HDSLR vacation photos into a movie – idea from Mike Matas

Posted By planetmitch
Mike Matas has created something with his Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) HDSLR that I've not seen before - a really unique way to show off all of your vacation photos without spending hours boring your friends. And, he got to use all of…
Nov4th

Canon UK and Zacuto HDSLR discounts announced

Posted By planetmitch
Canon and Zacuto have announced some fall promotions you might be interested in. Canon is offering some discounts in the UK for mainly PowerShots, but there is an instant rebate now on the 500D (the Canon Rebel T1i in the US). The Zacuto promotion runs…
Nov4th

Tyler Ginter spends a week filming HDSLR timelapses with Tom Lowe

Posted By planetmitch
Good friend of planet5D Tyler Ginter (see the live interview we did with Tyler) sent us his latest post chronicling his week long trip filming timelapse extravaganzas with Tom Lowe (@timescapes) as well as writing his own "how to guide for making timelapses". I was…
Nov4th

Jag35 announces a quick release stand for HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Jag35 continues to add new products to their line of video HDSLR accessories and now have announced this new quick release to easily add/remove rods to your HDSLR. From the PR: Jag35.com Just released a Quick release Stand for installing Industry standard 15mm rods to…
Nov2nd

Hawaii 5-O now using Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs for some of the show

Posted By planetmitch
Hawaii 5-O is using Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews)s as well as sony EX3s for the current season. This isn't necessarily huge news any more... but there's an interesting behind the scenes video with the Director of Photography Ron Garcia that is included on…
Nov2nd

“House” DP Gale Tattersall Offering HDSLR Master Classes

Posted By planetmitch
World renowned cinematographer Gale Tattersall (twitter) (Director of Photography on the Fox TV hit show "House") recently announced that he is going to offer HDSLR Master Classes in the Los Angeles area! "Gale Tattersall is both an Artist and a Visionary. As a cinematographer he…
Nov1st

Win a SmallHD DP6 external HDSLR monitor package on planet5D forums!

Posted By planetmitch
SmallHD makes one of the top HDSLR external monitors in the business and we've recently posted several times about their DP6 monitor (reviews) - well, now you can win a DP6 package thanks to SmallHD! Entry into this contest is very simple - all you…
Nov1st

Filming James Cameron & Arnold Schwarzenegger with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Brodie Butler sent us his article (via the planet5D forums) on how a good friend of his just filmed James Cameron & Arnold Schwarzenegger for a political ad with Canon HDSLRs (or as Canon loves to call them HD-DSLRs). You can read the whole story…
Oct29th

Canon EOS 60D ISO and white balance video testing

Posted By planetmitch
For those of you checking out the Canon EOS 60D, I'm sure you're interested in the performance of the video in low ISO settings as well as how things look in the different white balance settings. We've found a couple of videos to help. First…
Oct28th

The Teradek Cube – wireless video joy for your HDSLR – planet5D at PhotoCine EXPO

Posted By planetmitch
You may have seen some things about the Teradek Cube, but we got the chance to interview Rod Clark while we were at the PhotoCine Expo and have produced this interview for you as well as some new information that has come out since the…
Oct28th

planet5D announces the first HDSLR Chat Room and enhanced HDSLR forums

Posted By planetmitch
October 28th, 2010 – St. Louis Missouri – planet5D announces the world's first HDSLR dedicated chat room has opened at the refurbished planet5D forums! We're constantly looking for ways to help you learn as much as possible about HDSLRs and if you've been following planetMitch…
Oct27th

SmallHD Adds False Color to DP6 Monitor Family with Firmware Download

Posted By planetmitch
SmallHD makes some pretty cool monitors - and now, because they've set up the DP6 accept firmware updates, they've just let planet5D readers in on an early announcement of being able to add False Color to the software behind the DP6 which will give users…