Dec1st

Redrock Micro-Free US Shipping for HDSLR Rigs, and 10% off International Shipping

Posted By planetmitch
This update just in from Redrock Micro (a planet5D sponsor)... from now until January 1, 2011, all domestic USA orders include free shipping and there's a 10% discount on international shipping as well. Free shipping from the Redrock Micro Store Starting Black Friday, all domestic…
Dec1st

Book Review: “From Still to Motion: A photographer’s guide to creating video with your DSLR”

Posted By planetmitch
"From Still to Motion: A photographer's guide to creating video with your DSLR" - Every now and then, we're asked to review a new book and tho this one has been out for a few months, it is not only very relevant for the HDSLR…
Dec1st

Canon announces mode dial locking update for Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon EOS 7D

Posted By planetmitch
Canon just announced a program to bring the mode dial locking mechanism from the newly announced Canon EOS 60D to the older Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) and Canon EOS 7D (reviews) cameras. [caption id="attachment_6608" align="aligncenter" width="540" caption="Canon mode dial locking update for Canon…
Dec1st

Winner for the SmallHD November planet5D Forum giveaway!

Posted By planetmitch
This morning, we picked the winner of the SmallHD DP6 monitor from our November SmallHD giveaway, it is Amila C. Kumarasinghe from Sri Lanka with this post in the "Post photos of your 7D setup!" thread. Congratulations to Amila! The funny thing - the first…
Dec1st

Win a Genus Superior Follow Focus on planet5D!

Posted By planetmitch
We've got another giveaway - our good friends over at Genus have generously agreed to give away one of their "Genus Superior Follow Focus" units to one lucky planet5D forum poster. Entry into this contest is very simple - all you have to do is…
Nov30th

ikan announces the new VH7 – an HD 7 inch HDSLR monitor

Posted By planetmitch
ikan just sent out a press release announcing the new VH7 - an HD 7 inch monitor for use with HDSLRs or even those things called video cameras. UPDATE: There was a typo in the original release - the AC107 has been replaced with the…
Nov30th

Pluraleyes for Adobe Premiere Pro on sale thru Dec 11

Posted By planetmitch
Just found out (because it was posted on this thread on the planet5D forum - you should check that out!) that pluraleyes for Final Cut Pro Adobe Premiere (note: I was confused with the original post - it isn't on sale for FCP sorry) is…
Nov28th

Freerunnin’ around the city with Canon HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Free running (Free Running is a form of urban acrobatics in which participants, known as free runners, use the city and rural landscape to perform movements through its structures. It incorporates efficient movements from parkour, adds aesthetic vaults and other acrobatics) is a sport (not…
Nov27th

Double instant rebates on Canon HDSLRs and lenses

Posted By planetmitch
There are more Canon rebates - seem to have been running for a little bit and are valid October 24th - January 8th 2011. Valid on a bunch of lenses and flash units when purchased with one of the HDSLRs - Canon EOS 5D Mark…
Nov27th

planet5D consumer HDSLR reviews-the top site for HDSLR reviews and holiday shopping

Posted By planetmitch
This is the time of year for HDSLR gear shopping and gift giving (tho my mother-in-law would say every day is a time for shopping but that's a whole other story) and we've got a great section of planet5D that should help you with that…
Nov27th

Cinevate’s Pegasus Carbon HDSLR Camera Slider

Posted By planetmitch
Cinevate has produced a video showing off their Pegasus Carbon HDSLR Camera Slider and we thought it was interesting enough to share with y'all. Yes, Cinevate is a planet5D sponsor, but for those of you who've never used a slider, this might give you a…
Nov26th

Jaybilizer.com Introduces the Jaybilizer HDSLR, a Camera Stabilizer Designed Specifically for the Canon 5D mk2 DSLR

Posted By planetmitch
Jabilizer.com has announced this new HDSLR stabilizer designed for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews). We found this over on latestgadgetsandgizmos.com. Have not seen or heard of this company before but thought you'd like to see it. The Jaybilizer HDSLR is the first affordable…
Nov25th

A call for help in Haiti – the Nap Kenbe Project – get involved!

Posted By planetmitch
Today is Thanksgiving holiday in the United States and we'll have a couple of posts today about doing for others - yes they also have to do with photography, but let's not forget that we need to help others who may not be as fortunate…
Nov25th

Canon Rebel T2i/550D Firmware Update Version 1.0.9 out today

Posted By planetmitch
Canon released updated firmware for the Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) - this one is version 1.0.9 and it is just a bug fix - no new features were added. Download the update from this Canon Japan site. Many will be disappointed in this update as…
Nov25th

Canon EOS 7D Firmware Update Version 1.2.3 out today

Posted By planetmitch
Canon has surprised us with a release of updated firmware for the Canon EOS 7D (reviews) - this one is version 1.2.3 and it is just a couple of bug fixes - no new features were added. Thanks to the 5D Mark II Team for…
Nov24th

Batelco “INFINITY” an astounding Canon HDSLR commercial with CG integration

Posted By planetmitch
Batelco "Infinity" is a new commercial that was shot on Canon HDSLRs - both the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) and Canon EOS 7D (reviews) for the telecom giant Batelco. Steffen Hacker (from Unexpected Postproduction) sent us a boatload of background info this morning…