May22nd

Is there a problem with the lens mount?

Posted By planetmitch
Ok, I've ignored this issue for a few days wondering if it was really really isolated, and after a few days, more than a couple have reported this, so in…
May15th

Chris Milk shoots a great Canon EOS 5D Mark II video

Posted By planetmitch
My backlog of amazing Canon EOS 5D Mark II videos is piling up... but I just found this one by the famous Chris Milk... and it just grabbed me and…
May15th

A firmware hack for Canon 5D Mark II Audio Gain Control

Posted By planetmitch
Our friends over at cinema5d have a thread announcing a successful hack for controlling the Audio Gain Control (AGC) chip! Have a tip, a video, or a Canon 5D2 product…
May15th

Canon 5D Mark II captures Shuttle and Hubble as they cross the sun

Posted By planetmitch
Gizmodo first alerted us to this story. A very ingenious astrophotographer, Thierry Legault, has taken the first image of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Hubble Space Telescope as they…
May13th

Exclusive: Canon 5D Mark II begins filming full length feature

Posted By planetmitch
The other day, we found a post on twitter announcing a new feature length movie that was about to begin shooting with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II by Mind…
May12th

Rumor: Harry Potter film crew using 2 Canon 5D mk ii cameras with Panavision lenses

Posted By planetmitch
Warning... pure rumor here... One source, (at this time I don't have any confirmation so this is truly rumor!) is reporting that the crew working on the next Harry Potter…
May12th

planet5D added to the Alltop photography collection!

Posted By planetmitch
Good news comes to us today. We've been added to the Alltop photography collection! That's pretty cool. Not bad for a Canon EOS 5D mk ii blog that just started…
May10th

Beachtek announces the DXA-5D XLR adapter for the Canon 5D MKII !

Posted By planetmitch
Beachtek announces the DXA-5D XLR adapter for the Canon 5D MKII! This too is slightly old news, but important none the less. Especially for anyone wanting to do professional audio…
May10th

Software updates for PocketWizard fix Canon 5D mk ii issues

Posted By planetmitch
Yep, I admit it, way behind on news. Sorry! This was announced in several places, but Rob Galbraith's story, "Supercharged High Speed Sync, improved EOS 5D Mark II support in…
May5th

Help needed – is Canon 5D mk ii video “marginal at best”?

Posted By planetmitch
Hey everyone... I need some help. I ran into this blog yesterday talking about the video on the Canon 5D mk ii... "Sadly, here’s the thing. The video is marginal…
May3rd

Canon USA Rebates are live!

Posted By planetmitch
As we mentioned the other day, Canon has announced spring 2009 rebates for the folks in the USA. And to make sure you see it, we set up a page…
May1st

Last few days to enter contest!

Posted By planetmitch
The contest! Elite Video graciously agreed to let planet5D give away this copy of “Canon 5D Mark II Made Easy” and we’re going to do that in a simple way...…
May1st

Canon USA Rebates start Sunday

Posted By planetmitch
In the 'rumor' category (tho many indicate it is most likely true), Canon USA is doing May rebates. The funny thing is that some of the body information is shown…
Apr28th

Confirmation of firmware patches coming?

Posted By planetmitch
As we pointed out in the post a few minutes ago about the Ghost Whisperer on CBS, there was an interview done with Tim Smith from Canon at the NAB…
Apr28th

CBS’ Ghost Whisperer webisodes filmed on Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Yes it is true, webisodes of the show Ghost Whisperer have been filmed with the Canon 5D mk ii. Ok, they aren't the versions of the TV show that everyone…
Apr27th

Music Video filmed with Canon 5D Mark II and Panavision movie lens

Posted By planetmitch
Last week, we posted about an image we found out on the net where someone had attached a Panavision movie lens to the Canon EOS 5D mk ii.Well today, we're…

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