Mar16th

Canon 5D mk ii killer?

Posted By planetmitch
Is the Scarlet the Canon 5D mk ii video killer that some say it is? Well, we don't know for sure yet, but the first video from the Scarlet is…
Mar15th

iPhone vs. the mighty Canon 5D?

Posted By planetmitch
Ok, can you do it? Can you compare the 5D mk ii to the iPhone camera? And, why would you? Well PixelShred on twitter has posted this blog post comparing…
Mar15th

More HOT 5D mk ii videos!

Posted By planetmitch
Continuing on with the very popular subject of the top videos coming out from the 5D mk ii, here's a few more (ok, a gob!) of my favorites! Please remember…
Mar15th

#5D2 video really 29.97fps instead of 30?

Posted By planetmitch
There's a lot of thinking and work going on these days about video with the 5D mk ii. One of the issues we've reported on here is the difficulty some…
Mar14th

How to be an expert

Posted By planetmitch
Just found a wonderful blog on the reasons why you should be using an RSS reader. "As I travel around the country speaking to groups about new and social media,…
Mar14th

New! Subscribe to planet5d blog posts via email!

Posted By planetmitch
As we grow, we learn new things. I just learned how to turn on the option for you to get planet5d blog posts delivered to your inbox! In the right…
Mar14th

Photographer has an insider’s view of White House

Posted By planetmitch
A very good story about Pete Sousa, the White House's Official Photographer, who is using a Canon 5D mk ii to photograph the goings on. "The photographic image snared by…
Mar13th

Røde Microphones Deliver For Award-Winning Photojournalist

Posted By planetmitch
In a PR for Rode Mics, Edmond Terakopian is interviewed about how he's using Rode microphones on his Canon 5D mk ii. One of Edmond's contributions to the 5D mk…
Mar12th

Using a variable ND filter with the 5D Mark II’s video mode

Posted By planetmitch
Found an older article today, but still good information! "In this article I’ll tell you why you might use a variable ND filter for video, what it is, and how…
Mar12th

5Dmk2 versus the Nikon D3X and D3 and the Canon 1Ds Mark III, at ISO 1600

Posted By planetmitch
Our friends over at 1001NoisyCameras found an interesting comparison - a 1600 ISO shootout. Their original source is "ProPhotoHome has posted what we call the Nutella ISO 1600 shootout, squaring…
Mar12th

A Fashion Shooter tries 3rd 5D mk ii

Posted By planetmitch
Earlier, everyone was excited because a gentleman who goes by the screen name of "A Fashion Shooter" tried two different 5D mk iis and decided he couldn't get images that…
Mar11th

A couple of users have battery trouble with the 5D2 grip

Posted By planetmitch
geradov on twitter let me know about a problem he was having with his batteries on his 5D mk ii. He's narrowed it down to the grip. He's added his…
Mar11th

DXO update supports 5D mk ii focus distance

Posted By planetmitch
PhotographyBlog reports: "DxO Optics Pro 5.3.3 includes multiple improvements, including automatic reading of the focusing distance for Canon 5D Mark II images." Read the blog post for more information
Mar11th

5D mk ii commentary

Posted By planetmitch
Just read an interesting commentary on the 5D mk ii from Paul Myers of the Brooks Institute - he called it "Inappropriate Comments About the Revolutionary Canon 5d Mark II"…
Mar11th

Rumor – new Canon DSLR march 25?

Posted By planetmitch
canonRumors.com points to this translation of a german site. "Canon has just invited to the press conference here on 25 March when we will see something that with Canon's words…
Mar10th

The death of still photography?

Posted By planetmitch
In This Week in Photography's (TWIP) podcast is an interesting discussion of the possibility that still photography will die... the show is entitiled "The Death of Still Photography? The future…

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