Mar19th

Can the original 5D do video?

Posted By planetmitch
Ok, guess that's a trick question... of course it can't. However, people can still make videos with it if they do time-lapse! Stumbled into these guys (Atelier Tranfert) who are…
Mar19th

You mean the 5D2 shoots stills?

Posted By planetmitch
I know... it seems like I'm so totally enthralled with the 5D mk ii's video capabilities due to all the posts about it and all the videos... well, I know…
Mar18th

HOT HOT! Microsoft Lincoln Test Spot video

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: I did get a reply from Marty who said this about the video: "Everything but the concert footage was shot on the Canon 5D Mark II. The concert footage…
Mar17th

CameraLensRentals has 50 batteries this week $77.95

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE - SOLD OUT! Hey y’all - i know many of you are hunting and hunting for batteries for your 5D mk ii. Well i can finally announce that my…
Mar17th

Video: Olivia Rubin backstage

Posted By planetmitch
There are so many interesting videos coming out lately that it is hard to keep track of what is coming out. This morning, I found this video and thought I'd…
Mar17th

Rebates coming for Canada?

Posted By planetmitch
Canonrumors this morning suggests rebates for Canon gear are on the way soon for Canadian buyers!
Mar16th

Canon 5D mk ii killer?

Posted By planetmitch
Is the Scarlet the Canon 5D mk ii video killer that some say it is? Well, we don't know for sure yet, but the first video from the Scarlet is…
Mar15th

iPhone vs. the mighty Canon 5D?

Posted By planetmitch
Ok, can you do it? Can you compare the 5D mk ii to the iPhone camera? And, why would you? Well PixelShred on twitter has posted this blog post comparing…
Mar15th

More HOT 5D mk ii videos!

Posted By planetmitch
Continuing on with the very popular subject of the top videos coming out from the 5D mk ii, here's a few more (ok, a gob!) of my favorites! Please remember…
Mar15th

#5D2 video really 29.97fps instead of 30?

Posted By planetmitch
There's a lot of thinking and work going on these days about video with the 5D mk ii. One of the issues we've reported on here is the difficulty some…
Mar14th

How to be an expert

Posted By planetmitch
Just found a wonderful blog on the reasons why you should be using an RSS reader. "As I travel around the country speaking to groups about new and social media,…
Mar14th

New! Subscribe to planet5d blog posts via email!

Posted By planetmitch
As we grow, we learn new things. I just learned how to turn on the option for you to get planet5d blog posts delivered to your inbox! In the right…
Mar14th

Photographer has an insider’s view of White House

Posted By planetmitch
A very good story about Pete Sousa, the White House's Official Photographer, who is using a Canon 5D mk ii to photograph the goings on. "The photographic image snared by…
Mar13th

Røde Microphones Deliver For Award-Winning Photojournalist

Posted By planetmitch
In a PR for Rode Mics, Edmond Terakopian is interviewed about how he's using Rode microphones on his Canon 5D mk ii. One of Edmond's contributions to the 5D mk…
Mar12th

Using a variable ND filter with the 5D Mark II’s video mode

Posted By planetmitch
Found an older article today, but still good information! "In this article I’ll tell you why you might use a variable ND filter for video, what it is, and how…
Mar12th

5Dmk2 versus the Nikon D3X and D3 and the Canon 1Ds Mark III, at ISO 1600

Posted By planetmitch
Our friends over at 1001NoisyCameras found an interesting comparison - a 1600 ISO shootout. Their original source is "ProPhotoHome has posted what we call the Nutella ISO 1600 shootout, squaring…

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