Nov18th

Review: “Stills In Motion with Drew Gardner” – training for the stills photographer moving to motion

Posted By planetmitch
F-Stop Academy has produced another winner here. First, F-Stop had Philip Bloom's "Learn Canon 5D Mark II Cinematography" and "Learn 2 shoot great video on your Canon 7D" and now, they've added Drew Gardner's "Stills in Motion". Drew Gardner has been a Commercial & Advertising…
Nov18th

“Today of All Days” Web Series shot on Canon HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Canon HDSLRs have helped Emrys Roberts (twitter), Drew Cohn (twitter) and Josh Negrin (twitter) to create a three part mini-web series and we thought you'd like to be ready for it when episode one premiers Friday, November 19th. These guys are aspiring filmmakers and I…
Nov18th

Free DSLR Cinematography Guide from noFilmSchool

Posted By planetmitch
The good folks over at NoFilmSchool.com are giving away (yes, I said 'free') their DSLR Cinematography Guide - tho you do have to give them your name and email address. This is great for those of you just picking up a Canon Rebel T2i/550D (reviews)…
Nov16th

Varavon’s Pro Viewfinder + our review of this HDSLR viewfinder with a unique low angle view option

Posted By planetmitch
A few weeks ago, Varavon sent us a copy of their Pro Viewfinder for Canon HDSLRs - which has a unique property the others don't have - the ability to flip down the 'loupe' and to view the LCD from above the HDSLR, giving a…
Nov16th

Shane Hurlbut shows off his favorite rig – the Redrock “mancam”

Posted By planetmitch
You guys know by now I love Shane Hurlbut and of course Redrock (they're a big sponsor of planet5D) so we thought we'd go ahead and show off this new little video promotion they put together about the Redrock Micro "ManCam". Shane Hurlbut and the…
Nov13th

Free HDSLR training from NextWaveDV – HDSLR 101

Posted By planetmitch
Looking for some new HDSLR training? Tony Reale from NextWaveDV has just released the first episode in their new "HDSLR 101" (which you can see below!) where "we discuss how DSLRs first got video, sensor sizes and how they affect the look of video, and…
Nov11th

Shane Hurlbut ASC – Director of Photography and HDSLR champion

Posted By planetmitch
Shane Hurlbut (IMDB - Wikipedia with bio) just rocks HDSLRs - that's about all there is to it. There aren't many people who are as excited and as passionate about the revolution around HDSLRs as Shane and I absolutely love listening to him speak. His…
Nov10th

Redrock Micro announces the M3 cinema lens adapter

Posted By planetmitch
Redrock Micro announces the M3 cinema lens adapter - while not specifically an HDSLR announcement, based on the number of posts on other sites that I've seen about this and the fact that there are many video guys and gals reading this blog (thank you…
Nov9th

More Canon EOS 5D Mark II aerial flying with Quadrocopter

Posted By planetmitch
A few days ago, we found some more Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) aerial videos done by quadrocopter and so we contacted them to find out a little bit more about what they're doing. We talked with Jeff Scholl from quadrocopter and he sent…
Nov9th

Adobe presentation coming on switching to Premier Pro by Chris Fenwick

Posted By planetmitch
Adobe Premier Pro CS5 is making some headway amongst film editors - especially those editing video from a Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) or any of the Canon HDSLRs because is doesn't require transcoding of the video in order to edit smoothly. We've become…
Nov8th

Turn your HDSLR vacation photos into a movie – idea from Mike Matas

Posted By planetmitch
Mike Matas has created something with his Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) HDSLR that I've not seen before - a really unique way to show off all of your vacation photos without spending hours boring your friends. And, he got to use all of…
Nov4th

Canon UK and Zacuto HDSLR discounts announced

Posted By planetmitch
Canon and Zacuto have announced some fall promotions you might be interested in. Canon is offering some discounts in the UK for mainly PowerShots, but there is an instant rebate now on the 500D (the Canon Rebel T1i in the US). The Zacuto promotion runs…
Nov4th

Tyler Ginter spends a week filming HDSLR timelapses with Tom Lowe

Posted By planetmitch
Good friend of planet5D Tyler Ginter (see the live interview we did with Tyler) sent us his latest post chronicling his week long trip filming timelapse extravaganzas with Tom Lowe (@timescapes) as well as writing his own "how to guide for making timelapses". I was…
Nov4th

Jag35 announces a quick release stand for HDSLRs

Posted By planetmitch
Jag35 continues to add new products to their line of video HDSLR accessories and now have announced this new quick release to easily add/remove rods to your HDSLR. From the PR: Jag35.com Just released a Quick release Stand for installing Industry standard 15mm rods to…
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…

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