May8th

iPad winner sends us a pic

Posted By planetmitch
Alexander, the winner of the planet5D Review iPad contest sent us a snap of the iPad and his smiling face. Alexander becomes one of the first in the UK to have an iPad! Congratulations to Alexander and our thanks again to everyone who entered the…
May8th

New 2 minute clip from the Canon EOS 5D Mark II “House” episode

Posted By planetmitch
Philip Bloom found a clip of the season finale of Fox's "House" which was filmed on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. (Photo credit: snap from the video)
May7th

Two weeks in – my new life experience as a full time blogger

Posted By planetmitch
Two weeks ago today (this is Friday 5/7) was my last day at my 'day job' and I couldn't be happier with how things are going so far! New readers continue to find planet5D and they often pop in on the chat (see the popup…
May7th

New Behind the Scenes from ‘The Last 3 Minutes” by Shane Hurlbut

Posted By planetmitch
Shane Hurlbut just let me know that they've posted the first of three behind the scenes movies from their making of the short "The Last 3 Minutes" that we were able to premiere here on planet5D a few weeks ago. (You can view the movie…
May7th

Canon EOS HDSLR training coming up

Posted By planetmitch
Canon is now providing some pretty cool training in the coming months which applies to you HDSLR fans. They've got two programs coming up. They're traveling around the USA this spring and summer... so check out the links below to get more info - and…
May6th

Behind the scenes photo with House DP Gale Tattersall

Posted By planetmitch
Brian Valente from Redrock Micro sent us this image with the Fox TV show's Director of Photography Gale Tattersall. [caption id="attachment_3972" align="aligncenter" width="423" caption="House DP Gale Tattersall with the Redrock Micro rig"][/caption] The photo shows Gale with the Redrock DSLR Field Cinema Bundle V2. Also…
May6th

World Wide Premiere of “People Suck!”

Posted By planetmitch
Monday evening was exciting - we had Aaron Kohn on live for an interview (see recording below) as well as premiering his movie "People Suck!" (which is also below). Here's the interview: And here's the premiere of the full length movie (and you can download…
May3rd

Reminder! Film Premier and Interview Live Tonight 6pm EDT

Posted By planetmitch
As we announced before, tonight, we're doing an interview with student filmmaker Aaron Kohn and we're premiering the short he and his team made called "People Suck!". planet5D live chat with Aaron - May 3rd 6PM EDT Aaron and I (and you!) will be chatting…
May1st

Skateboarding and the Canon Rebel T2i/550D

Posted By planetmitch
Patrick (an 18 year old student from Germany - website) popped into the chat tool on the blog (see the button for it in the lower right of your blog window) this morning and taught me some stuff about skateboarding and the Canon Rebel T2i/550D…
May1st

Picture Style and your Canon HDSLR

Posted By planetmitch
Yesterday, while watching Vincent Laforet's creativeLIVE training, someone in the chat room pointed to this demo of what picture styles can do for your Canon EOS 7D - please realize that this also goes for your Canon EOS 5D Mark II and Canon EOS-1D MKIV…
Apr30th

creativeLIVE with Vincent Laforet

Posted By planetmitch
creativeLIVE is hosting a 3-Day Introduction to HDDLSR Cinema taught by Vincent Laforet. This a special event for photographers making the leap into video. You will come away from this online workshop with a good understanding of what tools you need for your productions, and…
Apr29th

Fox TV Show House on 5D2 and chatter on Twitter

Posted By planetmitch
I've not talked much about this for a variety of reasons, but maybe many of you already know about it. The final episode of the FOX tv show "House" was filmed on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II! Yes, I know, failed getting the news…
Apr29th

The @mostlyLisa interview

Posted By planetmitch
We really enjoyed chatting with @mostlyLisa (Lisa Bettany) on UStream tonight and the replay is already available! At the peak, we had 65 people online watching and that's great! That's the main reason why I'm enjoying these interviews, because you the planet5D readers can ask…
Apr28th

planet5D first to show off “City of Lakes”

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Kevin Shahinian and his company Pacific Pictures have graciously let planet5D be the first site to embed the movie he and his team made with Canon EOS 7Ds and Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs called "City of Lakes" which was previously only available on their…
Apr28th

planet5D interview Thursday 4-29 @9pm EDT – Lisa Bettany (@mostlyLisa)

Posted By planetmitch
Wow, we're excited to continue our new planet5D chats with Canon EOS 5D Mark II users and this week, Lisa Bettany of mostlyLisa.com fame will be joining us! I don't know exactly when I ran into Lisa, but I know it was several years ago,…
Apr28th

planet5D Review iPad contest final drawing postponed

Posted By planetmitch
UPDATE: OK, you know it, I know it, I failed you! I have plenty of excuses and could list them all (and many of you know what has been going on in my life) but those don't get around the fact that I messed up…