Aug6th

John Butler Trio “Revolution” music video shot with Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Red

Posted By planetmitch
As many of you know, the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) and the Red cameras work pretty well together and in this new music video from the Australian band The John Butler Trio, we get to see an excellent example. We've been chatting with…
Aug4th

Solar Flares make for great Northern Lights (Aurora) – Canon EOS 5D Mark II captures them

Posted By planetmitch
Recent "coronal mass ejection" (solar flares) have caused a huge burst in Northern Light activity and I wish I were far enough north to see them - but Travis Novitsky is lucky enough - he's in Grand Portage, Minnesota and got to witness a beautiful…
Aug4th

Hurlbut Visuals HDSLR Bootcamp – planet5D discount now available!

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Get your discount for the Hurlbut Visuals HDSLR Bootcamp before it is totally sold out - seats are going quickly! Go to the registration page and enter the code "planet5D". You can read about it on our earlier post but we'll also tell you a…
Aug4th

Shooting ENG style with Dual System Audio on a Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
@createasphere on twitter posted this awesome quick demo video how to for Shooting ENG (Electronic News Gathering) style with Dual System Audio with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews). They're using a Zoom H4n (reviews) to record the audio and Pluraleyes (reviews) to sync…
Aug3rd

“The Drive” – pastels, video, and a toy car – Art by Victoria Taylor-Gore

Posted By planetmitch
Victoria Taylor-Gore's art has been highlighted on planet5D Cinema - "Colored Dust" and we're honored to show off her latest creation "The Drive" - and she's given planet5D lots of exclusive behind the scenes information. The thing I love about Victoria's work is that she's…
Aug2nd

European HDSLR Masterclass in Majorca Spain this September with planet5D discount!

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If you're looking to learn about HDSLR filmmaking, it looks like August and September are shaping up to be just the right time for you! With Shane Hurlbut's HDSLR BootCamp (and it is getting close to being full - so don't hesitate if you're planning…
Aug2nd

Philip Bloom releases another short with timelapses-this from Monument Valley

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Bloom has released yet another short - this beautiful short which includes several timelapse clips was shot with a variety of Canon HDSLRs - the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews), Canon EOS 7D (reviews) and a Canon EOS-1D MKIV. The most interesting feature…
Jul30th

HDSLR Must Do! PhotoCine EXPO announced – Sept 25-26 in LA – planet5D discount!

Posted By planetmitch
If you're into HDSLR cameras and are wanting to learn more about Canon, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic and everything used to rig them up, then you'll definitely want to attend the continuation of last year's highly successful "Collision Conference" - this year being put on by…
Jul29th

Yosemite mountain climbers filmed on Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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Mountain climbing (not that I've ever done it) in Yosemite Valley is probably amazing and why not use a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) to film it? Every now and then, we find a beautifully done video that goes on planet5D Cinema and we…
Jul28th

Pop Photo interviews Canon EOS 5D Mark II photographer

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Popular Photography selected friend of planet5D David Harry Stewart for an interview called "Pro DSLR Video Tips from David Harry Stewart" - please give it a read. Here's the intro and first question from the Pop Photo article "Commercial and editorial photographer David Harry Stewart…
Jul27th

Anamorphic lenses and the Canon HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Anamorphic lenses have been around for a long time and many people just absolutely love them and their wide-screen aspect ratio for making movies - however, they don't fit on the Canon mount without some help. What is an anamorphic lens anyway? (I didn't know…
Jul27th

Canon EOS 5D Mark II in the Beijing hutongs on the back of a bike

Posted By planetmitch
Putting a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) on the back of a bike and shooting a movie implies lots of vibration and bouncy output, but this video shows that with Final Cut Pro's smooth camera filter, it can be done! This video is interesting…
Jul26th

New York Times reports on “Bouncing” with Canon EOS 5D Mark II in the dark

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New York Times Multimedia Producer Zach Wise (see also this report) sent us one of his latest reports - filmed in New Orleans with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews), the story is about the music scene around "Bounce" (something I'd sure never heard…
Jul24th

Two Canon EOS 7Ds working on a new short – “The Inventor”

Posted By planetmitch
Recently, we've gotten quite a few submissions (and we're thrilled to see so much activity out there!) and this one stood out to us - shot on two Canon EOS 7D (reviews) HDSLRs, "The Inventor" looks to be a great short. The movie is 'in…
Jul23rd

Yippee! iPad and iPhone video embeds from Vimeo now working

Posted By planetmitch
Yes, there are some planet5D fans who read the blog via their iPhones or iPads and they've always been frustrated because the videos didn't play. Well, the other day, I posted a tweet (follow me on twitter) about wanting to get videos from Vimeo that…
Jul22nd

A new type of fashion film shot on Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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Friend of planet5D Martin Reisch (@safesolvent on twitter) sent in a movie and he'd like some help if you think it is good - it is entered in a contest and I've messed up because the deadline to vote is in about 16 hours (I…