Sep12th

Rumor: Canon high end mirrorless HDSLR camera in 2011?

Posted By planetmitch
EOSHD.com's Andrew Reid has just posted this rumor which seems to stem from posts overseas in Asia. These posts indicate that Canon is working on a high end mirrorless HDSLR that includes a 22mp sensor (4/3" size) that also shoots video via a new technology…
Sep10th

planet5D hosting an HDSLR meetup/breakfast at PhotoCineNews Expo

Posted By planetmitch
Remember a few weeks ago when I told you about the PhotoCine Expo? Well, planet5D is now hosting the opening breakfast! We're very incredibly excited about this opportunity to kick off the entire event. . If you want tickets, why not get them early while…
Sep10th

Cinevate announces new Cyclops viewfinder for HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
There's a new HDSLR viewfinder on the market now and it is a bit different than the others - Cinevate has announced their new "Cyclops" which is not only a viewfinder, but it can be configured as a rig as well as a macro lens…
Sep9th

Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs used to produce the first HDR video

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: There's a great interview with the guys behind this over on 16x9cinema. Give it a listen! This very interesting concept High Dynamic Range (HDR) video that was shot with two Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs (reviews) has quickly gone viral. I don't know if…
Sep8th

Shane Hurlbut’s HDSLR Bootcamp – a couple of attendee reviews

Posted By planetmitch
Several weeks ago, Shane Hurlbut and his Elite Team hosted what they called the HDSLR Bootcamp out in LA. Since you and i weren't there, we thought it would be great to get some input from some of the folks who were there to find…
Sep8th

Canon EOS 60D hands on from Den Lennie

Posted By planetmitch
Last week planet5D was at the Canon EXPO 2010 and had our hands on a Canon EOS 60D (report coming) but the shooting with them was limited at the EXPO - but Den Lennie from @thefstopacademy got to use one for 30 minutes and he's…
Sep3rd

Vincent Laforet adds big gear list to his blog

Posted By planetmitch
Vincent Laforet sent us a note letting us know about a brand new section on his blog all about gear and it is pretty cool. He and his team have spent a lot of time working on this new feature and it is impressive. They've…
Sep2nd

Live from the Canon EXPO 2010

Posted By planetmitch
The public sessions for the Canon EXPO 2010 start today. Yesterday was for VIPs (hmmm... how do i get into that group?) and today the show opens for everyone. I'm excited to be able to be there! It is a one block walk from my…
Sep1st

Canon EXPO 2010 – The Future of Imaging

Posted By planetmitch
This is our first part of the planet5D coverage of the Canon Expo 2010 - we'll be in NYC tomorrow and Friday providing additional coverage. Today, Canon sent out a press release giving an overview of what is being presented. The theme of this show…
Sep1st

Zeiss announces new Distagon T* 1,4/35 – a moderate wide angle lens

Posted By planetmitch
Carl Zeiss (a planet5D sponsor) has announced a new "moderate wide angle" lens - the Distagon T* 1,4/35. I've got a lot to learn about lenses, but the sample image from this looks darn awesome. Here's the Zeiss PR: OBERKOCHEN/Germany, 01.09.2010. A woman is sitting…
Aug29th

Redrock micro announces a new line of “Redrock|Ops” HDSLR rigs

Posted By planetmitch
Redrock not so quietly showed off a new line of HDSLR rigs called the "RedRockOps" rigs this afternoon at the Shane Hurlbut HDSLR Bootcamp. As you can see from the images below, it is a line of specialty rigs with camouflage markings. I spoke with…
Aug28th

Amazing satellite image of face on the earth!

Posted By planetmitch
This is way off topic from the normal Canon cameras we cover around here, but it was too cool for me to pass up! A program I have on my iMac is called earthDesk and it displays a compilation image of the cloud layer over…
Aug26th

Canon 60D first impressions, features, video samples, and side by side with all Canon HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Now that the Canon EOS 60D has been announced, everyone will want to know where it fits in the Canon HDSLR lineup as well as what this new camera brings to the party. The 60D replaces the 50D in the Canon line, but fits between…
Aug26th

Canon announces the Canon EOS 60D – first Canon with Articulating Screen

Posted By planetmitch
The Canon EOS 60D has finally arrived as rumors predicted and as we also showed some spy shots earlier, there is also the rumored articulating screen as well as some cool new features! From Canon: "For the first time on an EOS camera, the EOS…
Aug25th

Canon EOS 5D Mark II up in flames! A must see, but not a must do!

Posted By planetmitch
Think your Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) is weather resistant? Well, we can see from this video sent to us by planet5D friend Barry Anderson that a 5D2 sure can't survive flames (especially when the flames are intentional). This also seems to be the…
Aug24th

Canon 7D – From Snapshots to Great Shots – a planet5D book review and giveaway

Posted By planetmitch
Nicole S. Young is a photographer, a frequent tweeter, and now an author - she's written the new book "Canon 7D: From Snapshots to Great Shots". I've followed her on twitter for quite a while and she's a fellow iStocker (someone who sells photos on…