Nov2nd

Hawaii 5-O now using Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs for some of the show

Posted By planetmitch
Hawaii 5-O is using Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews)s as well as sony EX3s for the current season. This isn't necessarily huge news any more... but there's an interesting behind the scenes video with the Director of Photography Ron Garcia that is included on…
Nov2nd

“House” DP Gale Tattersall Offering HDSLR Master Classes

Posted By planetmitch
World renowned cinematographer Gale Tattersall (twitter) (Director of Photography on the Fox TV hit show "House") recently announced that he is going to offer HDSLR Master Classes in the Los Angeles area! "Gale Tattersall is both an Artist and a Visionary. As a cinematographer he…
Nov1st

Win a SmallHD DP6 external HDSLR monitor package on planet5D forums!

Posted By planetmitch
SmallHD makes one of the top HDSLR external monitors in the business and we've recently posted several times about their DP6 monitor (reviews) - well, now you can win a DP6 package thanks to SmallHD! Entry into this contest is very simple - all you…
Nov1st

Filming James Cameron & Arnold Schwarzenegger with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
Brodie Butler sent us his article (via the planet5D forums) on how a good friend of his just filmed James Cameron & Arnold Schwarzenegger for a political ad with Canon HDSLRs (or as Canon loves to call them HD-DSLRs). You can read the whole story…
Oct29th

Canon EOS 60D ISO and white balance video testing

Posted By planetmitch
For those of you checking out the Canon EOS 60D, I'm sure you're interested in the performance of the video in low ISO settings as well as how things look in the different white balance settings. We've found a couple of videos to help. First…
Oct28th

The Teradek Cube – wireless video joy for your HDSLR – planet5D at PhotoCine EXPO

Posted By planetmitch
You may have seen some things about the Teradek Cube, but we got the chance to interview Rod Clark while we were at the PhotoCine Expo and have produced this interview for you as well as some new information that has come out since the…
Oct28th

planet5D announces the first HDSLR Chat Room and enhanced HDSLR forums

Posted By planetmitch
October 28th, 2010 – St. Louis Missouri – planet5D announces the world's first HDSLR dedicated chat room has opened at the refurbished planet5D forums! We're constantly looking for ways to help you learn as much as possible about HDSLRs and if you've been following planetMitch…
Oct27th

SmallHD Adds False Color to DP6 Monitor Family with Firmware Download

Posted By planetmitch
SmallHD makes some pretty cool monitors - and now, because they've set up the DP6 accept firmware updates, they've just let planet5D readers in on an early announcement of being able to add False Color to the software behind the DP6 which will give users…
Oct27th

Anamorphic lens look without the expense for HDSLRs and Indie Filmmakers

Posted By planetmitch
Many love the look of Anamorphic lenses (read this planet5D post to learn more about anamorphic lenses or this story), but they're expensive and you've got to jump thru some hoops to get the video in the right aspect ratio. Well, Timur Civan has been…
Oct27th

Documenting endangered flora with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
It is always a great pleasure to find people doing really positive things for people or the enviornment with their Canon HDSLRs and this one is a wonderful example - Glen Ryan is using his Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) to document his efforts…
Oct26th

Astonishing Canon EOS 5D Mark II timelapse from Dustin Farrell

Posted By planetmitch
Dustin Farrell has sent us his latest Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) timelapse video and there are some jaw dropping scenes in this one. Just look at a couple of shots from this timelapse: [caption id="attachment_6075" align="aligncenter" width="550" caption="Trains - copyright Dustin Farrell"][/caption] [caption…
Oct25th

Coca-Cola sponsors “Ride” a Canon EOS 5D Mark II flaming hot skateboarding video

Posted By planetmitch
Coca-cola is sponsoring a 3 year 'crowd-focused' ad campaign for their energy drink BURN and this crazy hot skateboarding video called "Burn" was shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) according to creativity-online.com. The DOP on this shoot was Greig Fraser. Steve Berra…
Oct22nd

Folks in USA – watch the NFL Network Saturday night to see Canon HDSLR footage

Posted By planetmitch
A quick post - tomorrow night (10pm EDT), the NFL Network will be broadcasting a show called "the season" and 2 of the 4 segments were filmed by Patrick Moreau of Stillmotion. Here's what Patrick posted on his blog this morning (used with permission): our…
Oct22nd

Canon instant rebates now available for Canon 7D and Rebel T2i/T1i/XS (USA only)

Posted By planetmitch
Need a new Canon HDSLR or DSLR like the Canon 7D (reviews) or the Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews) but have been waiting for rebates? Well, buy one of these Canon HDSLRs and get a rebate from now until November 24th (sorry but these are USA…
Oct21st

Jag35 announces new HDSLR viewfinder – Jehu Garcia talks with planet5D at PhotoCine EXPO 2010

Posted By planetmitch
We had fun talking with Jehu Garcia from Jag35 at the photoCine Expo (and yes, we're still processing some of these videos LOL). Jag35 produces some really nice HDSLR rigs that won't break your bank account and they've also got this new viewfinder to show…
Oct21st

The Canon EOS 5D Mark II killer? Recent video from the Panasonic AG-AF100

Posted By planetmitch
We haven't yet talked much about the newer cameras coming that are going to attempt to be Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) killers, but that's about to change because there are now several videos out showing off video from the Panasonic AG-AF100 (also called…