Jan7th

New planet5D podcast motion graphics

Posted By planetmitch
This is a big deal to me, maybe not such a big deal overall, but we've been working with planet5D friend Marcelo Daniel Savio (blog translated to english) to put together a new introduction graphic for the planet5D podcasts (yes, I know the old graphic…
Jan7th

1000fps for free – using Motion Optical Flow instead of Twixtor

Posted By planetmitch
The other day, we were contacted by Patrick Donohoe from CrumplePop about this method of making HDSLR video incredibly slow - like we've posted about recently with Twixtor - and we thought you'd appreciate the info. We've been given permission to reprint this here on…
Jan6th

Hurlbut Visuals Special Announcement coming – teaser included

Posted By planetmitch
Just got an email from Clint Milby - marketing specialist for Hurlbut Visuals - and planet5D has been given this exclusive early look at something new they've got in the works. What do you think it is going to be? I love the "Get Smart"…
Jan6th

Oprah Winfrey’s Master Class uses Canon HDSLRs and Redrock EVF? UPDATED

Posted By planetmitch
Oprah Winfrey's "Master Class" on her Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) appears to be shot on Canon HDSLRs according to the promotional video showing on her site. Cliff Etzel spotted it while watching the promo on TV yesterday and alerted us via this planet5D forum post.…
Jan6th

Win a Vimeo Plus account at planet5D!

Posted By planetmitch
Vimeo rocks, no doubt about it, they've become a favorite place to post videos and now they've given us a few Vimeo Plus accounts to give away! How to enter! Entry into this contest is very simple - all you have to do is post…
Jan5th

The sun, moon, and a space station all in one AMAZING Canon EOS 5D Mark II photo

Posted By planetmitch
Quite a feat capturing the partial solar eclipse including both the sun and moon and at the same time capturing the NASA International Space Station with a single Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) still frame! You might be thinking this is no big deal,…
Jan5th

Canon CES announcements – new prosumer video cameras but no HDSLRs or DSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Canon has announced some new stuff today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) - but no new HDSLRs or DLSRs. There are a few new Powershots - which you can read about over on canonrumors.com. The vast majority of this announcement is dealing with video…
Jan4th

Chat Log from the Chris Fenwick HDSLR chat

Posted By planetmitch
A few weeks ago, we had Chris Fenwick on the planet5D HDSLR chat as a special guest (read the original planet5D posting) and we've finally gotten the log ready to post for those of you who missed it. We're planing on posting logs when we…
Jan4th

Exploring the New York City underworld with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Ever wonder what's under NYC but you're not brave enough to go exploring? These crazy guys did! And there was a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) involved - again showing how great having an HDSLR is for recording things (even if you're recording yourself…
Jan4th

Beautiful Fashion Photography BTS HDSLR video

Posted By planetmitch
We found this project over on this thread of the planet5D forums. I know many of you don't think planet5D cares about still photography any more, but you're wrong. We still love to cover stills! And tho this was posted primarily as a behind the…
Jan3rd

Podcast of Robert Evans interview online

Posted By planetmitch
We normally post the archive of a planet5D live interview almost immediately, but since I was in the middle of trying to figure out how to convert everything to iTunes podcasts at the time that I interviewed Robert Evans, I thought I'd wait to announce…
Jan3rd

Philip Bloom to be planet5D HDSLR chat special guest January 10

Posted By planetmitch
Everyone knows who Philip Bloom is, but not everyone knows about the planet5D HDSLR chat room... well, we're very excited that Philip will be our planet5D chat special guest! So, set your calendars for Monday January 10th at 4pm EST (21:00 GMT) and plan to…
Jan2nd

planet5D now on iTunes as a podcast!

Posted By planetmitch
Yes! planet5D is on iTunes as a podcast! As planet5D is growing, we're learning to reach out to other areas of the web and since we're already doing live interviews and need a way for people to see them after they're recorded, we decided to…
Jan2nd

planet5D December winners – the Genus and PhotoCine prizes awarded

Posted By planetmitch
It was a great month in the planet5D forums -especially for folks wanting to win the Genus Superior Follow Focus! We're growing leaps and bounds and everyone is keeping things upbeat. We had 3 contests running in December - the first one ended on Dec…
Jan1st

planet5D exclusive update on the 4k Canon Rebel T2i/550D software We’ve all been RickRoll’d

Posted By planetmitch
We've been investigating the firmware we reported on Thursday and have been granted this exclusive additional information. We've been given nothing to prove that this software is real yet, so we're posting this just as it was given to us - and we've been told…
Dec31st

Canon 5D mark II vs Panasonic Lumix GH2 – rolling shutter comparison

Posted By planetmitch
Mike Kobal has sent in plenty of material before and we just had to show you this one as well - his Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) vs Panasonic Lumix GH2 - rolling shutter comparison. Rolling shutter comparison, Canon 5D mark II vs Panasonic…

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