Dec14th

PhotoCineNews Expo DVD – a review and a contest!

Posted By planetmitch
I attended the photoCineNews Expo back in September and quite frankly, there was so much going on, I missed out on a lot of the presentations because I was meeting folks and gathering news - so it was with great pleasure that Michael Britt sent…
Dec14th

New Ikan Teleprompter announced

Posted By planetmitch
Ikan (a planet5D sponsor) has just announced a new teleprompter - The ikan PT3100. The ikan press release: "The ikan PT3100 is a through-the-glass teleprompter that is large enough for studio applications, while still retaining enough portability to be utilized on location. With a 15”…
Dec13th

5 ways to win HDSLR gear now

Posted By planetmitch
There are lots of little contests running around the web right now for HDSLR gear - we thought we'd bring you a few... Letus Letus has just announced they're giving away a Letus Hawk in just a few days - here are the twitter rules…
Dec11th

HDSLR Week In Review – Saturday, December 11

Posted By planetmitch
Thought I might try something a little different and y'all can let me know if you like it... we're all busy and our inbox is flooded with lots of things grasping at your attention and I'm sure it is difficult to catch all of the…
Dec11th

Macupdate Mac Software December Bundle

Posted By planetmitch
This is a bit off topic, but I know well over 50% of our readers are mac users and you may not be aware of this deal - granted, none of the software is photography related, but let's just see if anyone is interested -…
Dec9th

Canon EOS 5D Mark II wirelessly shooting the Space Shuttle with an Apple iPad

Posted By planetmitch
Using your Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) from a remote location (even miles away) via an Apple iPad is indeed possible using the Canon WFT-E4 II Wireless Transmitter! Several months ago, we found this blog post by photographer and filmmaker Scott Audette and we've…
Dec9th

Thomas Dolby’s new music video “The Toadlickers” filmed with Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Thomas Dolby has always been an interesting musician and his latest effort is no different - and this particular music video was shot with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) and as the Director/Producer Paul D says in his blog post... "A few months…
Dec8th

A little HDSLR elf fun for the holidays with @philipbloom, @tomguilmette, @vincentLaforet, @hurlbutvisuals and @pjoy

Posted By planetmitch
Reading some tweets this morning and ran across one from Paul Joy (@pjoy - who is someone you should follow for Adobe Premiere help) - Paul's used the Office Depot "Elf yourself" tool to create this fun little movie to help you get in the…
Dec8th

Magic Lantern tackles the video bitrate on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
The Magic Lantern Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware has a new beta release allowing higher bitrates in video - all the way up to 74 Mbps. We first learned about this several days ago when it was posted by Scott in this planet5D forum…
Dec8th

Letus announces HDSLR shoulder rigs

Posted By planetmitch
Our friends over at Letus (planet5D sponsor) have announced some new HDSLR shoulder rigs you might be interested in - and they start at $1149 [caption id="attachment_6728" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="Letus Shoulder Mount Rig with camera and hawk"][/caption] If you are looking for a complete shoulder…
Dec7th

Canon EOS 7D footage at 2000 frames per second?

Posted By planetmitch
How can you get Canon EOS 7D (reviews) footage slowed down to 2000 frames per second? With Twixtor of course! You saw this done before here in this post "Taking Canon EOS 7D footage from 60fps to 1000fps with Twixtor" now see it again (from…
Dec7th

Canon EOS-1D MKIV captures the world’s largest aquarium

Posted By planetmitch
Yes, the Canon EOS-1D MKIV (reviews) does make some pretty good movies - we seem to ignore it, but now and then we'll see something that just has to be shared - this time, a movie from Patrick Moreau (from StillMotion). We usually post these…
Dec4th

Robert Evans on planet5D Live! an interview with an incredible wedding photographer

Posted By planetmitch
planet5D Live! is very excited to bring you Robert Evans - wedding photographer of the Hollywood stars and mentor to photographers worldwide. Mark your calendar now so you don't forget! December 12th at 9pm EST tune into planet5D Live! planet5D live chat with Robert Evans…
Dec3rd

DitoGear announces new batch of HDSLR timelapse sliders and accessories

Posted By planetmitch
We just got wind of these new HDSLR accessories that we thought you might like to know about - new from DitoGear - a line of sliders and controllers for doing video motion, timelapses and more. DitoGear posted today on their website a huge update…
Dec3rd

Learning about the new Sony PMW-F3 – planet5D HDSLR chat Monday December 6th

Posted By planetmitch
This coming Monday, December 6th, we'll have a Jason Wingrove as our special guest in the HDSLR chat! Why Jason? Well, he's one of the first to have used the new Sony PMW-F3 and we thought you'd like to hear from him about what it…
Dec2nd

Cinevate 12 days of Festivus Sale – on HDSLR rigs, follow focus, and Cyclops Viewfinder

Posted By planetmitch
Cinevate (a planet5D sponsor) is having a sale on HDSLR rigs, follow focus units, sliders, cages, the Cyclops Viewfinder and more! Stop on in to see what's on sale. Savings are valid for the entire month of December. [caption id="attachment_6644" align="aligncenter" width="551" caption="The 12 Days…