May25th

Top 10 Music Videos Shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
We've got so many videos we've collected that were filmed with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, we thought it time to start highlighting the top ones we've found. Today,…
May25th

Second Canon EOS 5D Mark II hack! Audio Metering

Posted By planetmitch
Yup, it has happened. The second hack for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II has been produced and demonstrated. Same author, different feature. This time, audio metering. Here's the demo!…
May24th

Yet another amazing timelapse done with Canon 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Maybe I'm just too close to the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, but it seems to me that people are just constantly pushing the edge with this camera! The other…
May23rd

Octopi Films announces new DSLRV rigs

Posted By planetmitch
We'd like to welcome a new sponsor to planet5D, Octopi Films! They've got a new line of DSLR rigs that appear to be quite nice. Tracey gave us this bit…
May23rd

More on the DSLR Remote iPhone app

Posted By planetmitch
Today, we found a new blog post from onOne software with a video explaining a bit more on how the software will work. And we note that it still isn't…
May22nd

A bit of one of my fusion videos

Posted By planetmitch
Ok, time for a little self indulgence... finally finished up a 15 minute movie for the local high school band. I'd like to share a little bit of that with…
May22nd

Is there a problem with the lens mount?

Posted By planetmitch
Ok, I've ignored this issue for a few days wondering if it was really really isolated, and after a few days, more than a couple have reported this, so in…
May15th

Chris Milk shoots a great Canon EOS 5D Mark II video

Posted By planetmitch
My backlog of amazing Canon EOS 5D Mark II videos is piling up... but I just found this one by the famous Chris Milk... and it just grabbed me and…
May15th

A firmware hack for Canon 5D Mark II Audio Gain Control

Posted By planetmitch
Our friends over at cinema5d have a thread announcing a successful hack for controlling the Audio Gain Control (AGC) chip! Have a tip, a video, or a Canon 5D2 product…
May15th

Canon 5D Mark II captures Shuttle and Hubble as they cross the sun

Posted By planetmitch
Gizmodo first alerted us to this story. A very ingenious astrophotographer, Thierry Legault, has taken the first image of the Space Shuttle Atlantis and the Hubble Space Telescope as they…
May13th

Exclusive: Canon 5D Mark II begins filming full length feature

Posted By planetmitch
The other day, we found a post on twitter announcing a new feature length movie that was about to begin shooting with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II by Mind…
May12th

Rumor: Harry Potter film crew using 2 Canon 5D mk ii cameras with Panavision lenses

Posted By planetmitch
Warning... pure rumor here... One source, (at this time I don't have any confirmation so this is truly rumor!) is reporting that the crew working on the next Harry Potter…
May12th

planet5D added to the Alltop photography collection!

Posted By planetmitch
Good news comes to us today. We've been added to the Alltop photography collection! That's pretty cool. Not bad for a Canon EOS 5D mk ii blog that just started…
May10th

Beachtek announces the DXA-5D XLR adapter for the Canon 5D MKII !

Posted By planetmitch
Beachtek announces the DXA-5D XLR adapter for the Canon 5D MKII! This too is slightly old news, but important none the less. Especially for anyone wanting to do professional audio…
May10th

Software updates for PocketWizard fix Canon 5D mk ii issues

Posted By planetmitch
Yep, I admit it, way behind on news. Sorry! This was announced in several places, but Rob Galbraith's story, "Supercharged High Speed Sync, improved EOS 5D Mark II support in…
May5th

Help needed – is Canon 5D mk ii video “marginal at best”?

Posted By planetmitch
Hey everyone... I need some help. I ran into this blog yesterday talking about the video on the Canon 5D mk ii... "Sadly, here’s the thing. The video is marginal…

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