May7th

New Behind the Scenes from ‘The Last 3 Minutes” by Shane Hurlbut

Posted By planetmitch
Shane Hurlbut just let me know that they've posted the first of three behind the scenes movies from their making of the short "The Last 3 Minutes" that we were…
May7th

Canon EOS HDSLR training coming up

Posted By planetmitch
Canon is now providing some pretty cool training in the coming months which applies to you HDSLR fans. They've got two programs coming up. They're traveling around the USA this…
May6th

Behind the scenes photo with House DP Gale Tattersall

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Brian Valente from Redrock Micro sent us this image with the Fox TV show's Director of Photography Gale Tattersall. [caption id="attachment_3972" align="aligncenter" width="423" caption="House DP Gale Tattersall with the Redrock…
May6th

World Wide Premiere of “People Suck!”

Posted By planetmitch
Monday evening was exciting - we had Aaron Kohn on live for an interview (see recording below) as well as premiering his movie "People Suck!" (which is also below). Here's…
May3rd

Reminder! Film Premier and Interview Live Tonight 6pm EDT

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As we announced before, tonight, we're doing an interview with student filmmaker Aaron Kohn and we're premiering the short he and his team made called "People Suck!". planet5D live chat…
May1st

Skateboarding and the Canon Rebel T2i/550D

Posted By planetmitch
Patrick (an 18 year old student from Germany - website) popped into the chat tool on the blog (see the button for it in the lower right of your blog…
May1st

Picture Style and your Canon HDSLR

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday, while watching Vincent Laforet's creativeLIVE training, someone in the chat room pointed to this demo of what picture styles can do for your Canon EOS 7D - please realize…
Apr30th

creativeLIVE with Vincent Laforet

Posted By planetmitch
creativeLIVE is hosting a 3-Day Introduction to HDDLSR Cinema taught by Vincent Laforet. This a special event for photographers making the leap into video. You will come away from this…
Apr29th

Fox TV Show House on 5D2 and chatter on Twitter

Posted By planetmitch
I've not talked much about this for a variety of reasons, but maybe many of you already know about it. The final episode of the FOX tv show "House" was…
Apr29th

The @mostlyLisa interview

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We really enjoyed chatting with @mostlyLisa (Lisa Bettany) on UStream tonight and the replay is already available! At the peak, we had 65 people online watching and that's great! That's…
Apr28th

planet5D first to show off “City of Lakes”

Posted By planetmitch
Kevin Shahinian and his company Pacific Pictures have graciously let planet5D be the first site to embed the movie he and his team made with Canon EOS 7Ds and Canon…
Apr28th

planet5D interview Thursday 4-29 @9pm EDT – Lisa Bettany (@mostlyLisa)

Posted By planetmitch
Wow, we're excited to continue our new planet5D chats with Canon EOS 5D Mark II users and this week, Lisa Bettany of mostlyLisa.com fame will be joining us! I don't…
Apr28th

planet5D Review iPad contest final drawing postponed

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: OK, you know it, I know it, I failed you! I have plenty of excuses and could list them all (and many of you know what has been going…
Apr25th

planetMitch appearing on the LensFlare35 podcast this Tuesday April 27th

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Dave Warner of lensFlare35 has invited me to be on the next show - this coming Tuesday, April 27th! And we're excited because Brian Valente from our friends at Redrock…
Apr24th

planet5D exclusive! A new Canon EOS 7D short plus background videos

Posted By planetmitch
We're very excited about this one - another planet5D exclusive shot with Canon EOS 7Ds - a new short that will be coming May 4th from some Columbia University students…
Apr23rd

“City of Lakes” entire feature now available

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planet5D was the first major blog to show off the "City of Lakes" (entirely shot on Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon EOS 7Ds) movie trailer back in early…

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