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…
Mar12th

A Fashion Shooter tries 3rd 5D mk ii

Posted By planetmitch
Earlier, everyone was excited because a gentleman who goes by the screen name of "A Fashion Shooter" tried two different 5D mk iis and decided he couldn't get images that…
Mar11th

A couple of users have battery trouble with the 5D2 grip

Posted By planetmitch
geradov on twitter let me know about a problem he was having with his batteries on his 5D mk ii. He's narrowed it down to the grip. He's added his…
Mar11th

DXO update supports 5D mk ii focus distance

Posted By planetmitch
PhotographyBlog reports: "DxO Optics Pro 5.3.3 includes multiple improvements, including automatic reading of the focusing distance for Canon 5D Mark II images." Read the blog post for more information
Mar11th

5D mk ii commentary

Posted By planetmitch
Just read an interesting commentary on the 5D mk ii from Paul Myers of the Brooks Institute - he called it "Inappropriate Comments About the Revolutionary Canon 5d Mark II"…
Mar11th

Rumor – new Canon DSLR march 25?

Posted By planetmitch
canonRumors.com points to this translation of a german site. "Canon has just invited to the press conference here on 25 March when we will see something that with Canon's words…
Mar10th

The death of still photography?

Posted By planetmitch
In This Week in Photography's (TWIP) podcast is an interesting discussion of the possibility that still photography will die... the show is entitiled "The Death of Still Photography? The future…
Mar10th

Fake Chuck asks “EOS 5D Mark II a risky investment?”

Posted By planetmitch
In his latest rant, Fake Chuck Westfall asks is the EOS 5D Mark II a risky investment? Pointing out questions about the AutoFocus and noise issues, he raises some interesting…
Mar10th

Cameralensrentals has 100 batteries

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: 3/11 8am - 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…
Mar9th

First 5D mk ii video from Afghanistan

Posted By planetmitch
When digging around earlier for the information on the U2 video, i was exploring the blog of the photographer James Vellacott who took the U2 video. Low and behold, there…
Mar9th

Editing 5D mk ii video and other stuff

Posted By planetmitch
There are a lot of questions about editing video that comes out of the 5D mk ii. I'd like to get a whole section put up in the wiki about…
Mar9th

U2 Live on the 5D mk ii

Posted By planetmitch
davedodg on twitter alerted us to a U2 concert that was performed on a rooftop in London last Friday. The event was filmed and photographed by James Vellacott on 2…

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