Oct16th

Canon EOS 7D isn’t always perfect

Posted By planetmitch
We continue to see some posts about possible issues with the Canon EOS 7D - maybe these are just cameras that are having minor problems (lemons?) and can be expected with most new products. Earlier we reported that there was a possible issue with pattern…
Oct15th

Continuing to find great Canon EOS 5D Mark II videos

Posted By planetmitch
Another collection of Canon EOS 5D Mark II videos that you'll enjoy! No, really, I insist, you must enjoy these ;) Just found this one - amazing imagery and interesting soundtrack (too bad it ends so quickly)... Egypt / Lebanon Montage from Khalid Mohtaseb on…
Oct14th

Nikon announces the D3S – the “ultimate” camera for news, sports and wildlife

Posted By planetmitch
Ok, those are their words about the new Nikon D3S not mine... from the DPReview page: "Nikon today announces the introduction of the D3S, the camera that enables professionals to take control of the unpredictable and extends the possibilities for action photographers everywhere. Built upon…
Oct13th

Need rails to shoot video on your Canon EOS 5D Mark II or Canon EOS 7D?

Posted By planetmitch
I've found a couple of interesting articles about rails systems for your Canon hybrids (Canon EOS 5D Mark II or Canon EOS 7D or even the Canon Rebel T1i/500D). This one "Building a Rail System for your Video DSLR" from cameradojo.com really has a lot…
Oct13th

Canonrumors thinks a new 1D Mark 4 might be coming soon?

Posted By planetmitch
Canonrumors posted this note this morning (with additional information that you should read) about a Canon 1D Mark 4 possibly coming "It’s coming (1D Mark 4) It looks certain that Canon will introduce a new camera on Tuesday Oct. 20th. Most likely it will be…
Oct13th

Canon EOS 5D Mark II stop motion tv spots

Posted By planetmitch
Sylvain Dumais (we highlighted his "Long Haul" stop motion video in this post -- heck we'll add it below too) sent us these cool Canon EOS 5D Mark II stop motion videos the other day that were used "for tv channel identification. The concept is…
Oct13th

Quick video preview of the Canon EOS 7D

Posted By planetmitch
Juan Pons, huge fan of planet5D and sponsor (see this post about "wild nature tours you must try!"), has released this quick video comparison of the Canon EOS 7D and the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. Juan has recently switched from the Canon EOS 5D…
Oct13th

Beautiful Canon EOS 5D Mark II footage of jellyfish

Posted By planetmitch
Jon Rawlinson sent us his next viral video last night - previously, planet5D helped escalate his amazing Canon EOS 5D Mark II hypnotic aquarium video to viral status (see this post). This new video captures one of my favorites when our family visits an aquarium,…
Oct13th

Follow up on the Afghanistan Canon EOS 5D Mark II war footage

Posted By planetmitch
Danfung Dennis, who previously released a Canon EOS 5D Mark II video on the Afghan war that was highlighted on the TV show Frontline (see this post), is now working on a documentary called "Battle for Hearts and Minds" and has produced an amazing trailer.…
Oct10th

Canon EOS 7D news and problems?

Posted By planetmitch
A couple of tidbits this morning about the Canon EOS 7D. It appears there may be a firmware release already and some users are reporting pattern noise at low ISOs. Of course, you should take some of these issues with a grain of salt until…
Oct8th

Budget Canon EOS 5D Mark II music video rocks!

Posted By planetmitch
It is Canon EOS 5D Mark II music video night at planet5D! Tonight, the Bui Brothers sent in this awesome one shot Canon EOS 5D Mark II music video "Good Life" Music Video with Paul Dateh and Ken Belcher. But not only do we get…
Oct8th

Must see Canon EOS 5D Mark II music video blows my socks off

Posted By planetmitch
Y'all, this may not be everyone's cup of tea, but when Kenny "LaMar" McGowan sent me his amazing Canon EOS 5D Mark II music video he did for Chris Anderson this afternoon, I had to reach down to pull up my socks. Especially when I…
Oct8th

Has the Canon EOS 5D Mark II changed the world forever?

Posted By planetmitch
Yep, we think so... the excitement over the Canon EOS 5D Mark II continues to this day - over a year since the announcement... Canon still cannot keep up with demand for the camera (tho maybe the Canon EOS 7D is taking some of that…
Oct8th

planet5D – what’s new?

Posted By planetmitch
So, things keep moving at light speed around here. I know that I'm not keeping up LOL! Some of you have commented about all of the Canon EOS 7D news appearing on planet5D and I should explain. Yes, it is true, I've expanded planet5D to…
Oct7th

Canon EOS 7D Vs EOS 5D Mark II Side-By-Side ISO Comparison

Posted By planetmitch
Cameratown.com has added to their Canon EOS 7D information by posting a Canon EOS 7D Vs EOS 5D Mark II Side-By-Side ISO Comparison It seems to me that their photos show quite a bit of difference in the noise levels once you go above 1600.…
Oct6th

War coverage from the front line with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Posted By planetmitch
A great friend of planet5D, @tylerginter sent us this one - video from the front lines in Afghanistan shot with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. The original coverage was on frontline (see info in clip) and tyler pointed us to this gizmodo post. Tyler…