Jun19th

Yahoo! Sports using Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs to cover the World Cup

Posted By planetmitch
A couple of weeks ago, Ricky Montalvo from Yahoo! Sports contacted us about their choice to use the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) HDSLR cameras to record and report on the World Cup. Here's Ricky's introduction to what they're doing: "First off, let me…
Jun17th

RED vs HDSLR – RED founder says Canon should be “embarrassed”

Posted By planetmitch
The founder of RED makes a bold statement on the REDUSER.net forums: “I fully expect the DSLR mfgs to get it right at some point. Make a non-line-skipping 4K camera. At that point, the difference will be RAW 5K and 6K vs. whatever they make.…
Jun17th

Augusta County Promo and a Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
It has been so long, i don't remember how I found this, but I really enjoyed reading about Tim Nargi Jr's (@DigitalTimmay) adventure into filmmaking with Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) and a Canon EOS 7D (reviews)shooting a promotional video for Augusta County, Virginia.…
Jun17th

What about the Canon Rebel T2i/550D? Can you make good movies with it?

Posted By planetmitch
In the last couple of weeks, I've gotten several submissions shot with the Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) that have just been wonderful. So, I thought I'd show them to you as well (tho they have also been added to planet5D Cinema). The first is a…
Jun10th

Discovery HD Theater series “Lightscapes” first episode is 55% Canon EOS 5D Mark II timelapse

Posted By planetmitch
On June 21st, Discovery HD Theater will present the first episode of its new series called "Lighscapes" and 55% of this episode will be timelapses that were filmed on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews). From the Lightscapes.tv site: "Lightscapes is an episodic, half-hour…
Jun9th

“Photo Fusion” Wedding Photographer’s Guide-Win a copy #PhotoFusion

Posted By planetmitch
We've followed the amazing work of the Bebbs for some time - both Jennifer and Steve Bebb have been doing some amazing weddings for years (including being placed in the top 10 wedding photographers in the world by American Photo in 2007), but they picked…
Jun7th

Using a Canon HDSLR (5D Mark II) as a webcam for skype or ustream

Posted By planetmitch
As many of you know, we do our planet5D live interviews via UStream and we use Skype to help out with that. And, since we're all about covering Canon HDSLRs like the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews), we thought we should use one as…
Jun6th

Vimeo contest and Vimeo Offline event at Spin NYC

Posted By planetmitch
Ok, why the sudden interest in Vimeo? Well, i was chatting with Zack McTee in the blog chat (see lower right) and we were talking about new stuff and he mentioned a new contest that Vimeo is having for videos hosted there (read more about it…
Jun3rd

LetusDirect.com announces release of Talon and Hawk line of DSLR camera accessories

Posted By planetmitch
We'd like to welcome a new sponsor LetusDirect to planet5D and to let you know of their new line of DSLR accessories, which includes some new rigs and other accessories. Here's part of their recent press release (read the whole thing) Wichita, KS (PRWEB) May…
Jun3rd

Taking the Canon EOS 5D Mark II to new depths

Posted By planetmitch
We've seen the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) underwater, but I don't think we've seen it quite like this. This was posted on our forums by the diver Guillaume Nery but thought it should get wider exposure. He also said: "here is a video…
Jun3rd

New iPhone or iPad follow focus for your Canon HDSLR

Posted By planetmitch
With this new product from PLC Electronic Solutions, you can have wireless control of your lenses with your iPhone or iPad. As it turns out, this isn't just for your Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) or Canon EOS 7D (reviews), you can use it…
Jun3rd

Kylie Minogue’s new Canon HDSLR “All the Lovers” music video

Posted By planetmitch
@saracollaton sent us this one... Kylie Minogue's new music video was directed and shot by @JosephKahn (website) with Canon HDSLRs. I haven't found many details yet other than the photo below from eventFilmmaker.com which shows them using what appears to be Canon HDSLRs but we…
Jun2nd

Third BTS for “The Last 3 Minutes” highlights the carnival scene

Posted By planetmitch
Shane Hurlbut has released the third episode of his behind the scenes (BTS) for his short "The Last 3 Minutes" which was shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews). You can view the movie on planet5D Cinema of course. And here's the link…
Jun1st

Winter and Spring with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the Canon 85mm f1.2

Posted By planetmitch
Many people love the Canon 85mm f1.2 lens (reviews) and I'm one of them (tho I don't own one yet). This morning, I went back to a thread over on the photography-on-the.net threads about the 85mm and the first page I went to had this…
Jun1st

HOUSE – Finale Set Tour

Posted By planetmitch
There isn't anything groundbreaking in this clip, but it is interesting none the less. FOX has released a 2 minute clip of a behind the scenes video of the making of the final episode of HOUSE. You don't see any of the cameras, there's no…
Jun1st

New small Zoom H1 recorder coming soon

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: I've confirmed that the US price will be set at $99! Outstanding! This just crossed my desk and it looks pretty awesome - the new Sampson Zoom H1 (from the makers of the Zoom H4n (read reviews) that we know and love). It hits…