Dec19th

Commercials shot on Canon Hybrids like the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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Friend of planet5D Zack McTee sent in this commercial he shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II. "As far as how we ended up using the 5d, I work with this production company called Intelligent Beauty Studios and we were shooting primarily on HVX…
Dec18th

World’s largest photograph taken with Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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We found this posted this morning by @_photoradar on twitter - this series of 1665 photos taken with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was stitched together to create the world's largest photograph weighing in at 26 gigapixels. The process of creating the image is…
Dec15th

Dan Chung shooting horses in slow motion with the Canon EOS-1D MKIV

Posted By planetmitch
A few minutes ago, Dan Chun (@DSLRinformer on twitter) posted his new Canon EOS-1D MKIV video shot at a horse racing track. In fact, not only does Dan have 1 prototype Canon EOS-1D MKIV, but he actually had 2 on hand to shoot this! "I…
Dec11th

Philip Bloom posts new short-shot at Skywalker Ranch (LucasFilm)

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Philip Bloom has posted a new video he shot at the Skywalker Ranch - home of the LucasFilm crew (remember some guy named George Lucas and movies he made called "Star Wars" or something? :). He has been tweeting about this movie for days and…
Dec9th

Surfing the big waves in Canon EOS 5D Mark II slow motion

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I've not seen too many slow motion videos done with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II so I thought this was pretty unique and it is another example of surfers who are crazy (remember the guys surfing in the arctic? Yikes). I'm not overly fond…
Dec9th

“Going to California” with a Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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A quick post of a beautiful Canon EOS 5D Mark II video shot in some of the USA's most beautiful spots! I recommend getting the large download size for 7 minutes of beautiful scenery. Going to California from Luke Humphrey on Vimeo. DESCRIPTION: 5D MKII…
Dec9th

Shane Hurlbut posts new “Navy Swimmer” commercial

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Around here, we tend to post things that are 100% Canon hybrid, but in this case, we're going to point out (again) that there are indeed other cameras that make great movies (LOL). Shane Hurlbut has posted some info in his blog as well as…
Dec6th

Philip Bloom announces new “Can-do film festival and competition”

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You're gonna have to be sitting down for this one if you're making videos with the Canon hybrid cameras - Philip Bloom today announced this cool new "Can-do film festival and competition." He and several others (including another friend of planet5D, Rodney Charters (DP of…
Dec6th

A taste of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II firmware coming up?

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UPDATE: Philip Bloom confirms this isn't the 5D2 but the menus of the Canon EOS-1D MKIV "EDIT: I have just had confirmed that what you are seeing on the screen is from the 1dmkIV menu. Sorry to disappoint. We will have to wait a little…
Dec6th

Nature Time Lapse III with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and others

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Well, I can't pass this one up - even tho it has some Nikon D3 included (LOL) - this "Nature Time Lapse III" is mostly done with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and is quite beautiful. The author, Mockmoon, has also been highlighted before…
Dec5th

Canon EOS 7D rocks the subway

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Friend of planet5D sent us his latest Canon EOS 7D video "NYC Sounds:LIVE underground:Canon 7D,1080/24p" -- check out his blog for more info on how he made this one. NYC Sounds:LIVE underground:Canon 7D,1080/24p from Mike Kobal on Vimeo.Finally got around doing my first subway music…
Dec5th

A hard test of the Canon EOS 7D weather sealing

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We just found this post by Ole Jørgen Liodden (and we also showed off his Canon EOS-1D MKIV preview) where he took his Canon EOS 7D into some very harsh conditions in Antartica and was very pleased with the results. Please read the whole article…
Dec4th

Review: F-Stop Academy DVD’s for the Canon 5D Mark II and 7D

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Some of you have seen that we have a page set up for Philip Bloom's new training series for the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the Canon EOS 7D. Den (Philip's biz partner) sent us a copy of both and finding time to do…
Dec4th

Video aliasing issues with the Canon hybrid DSLRs

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It appears that our friends the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS 7D, and the Canon EOS-1D MKIV have some aliasing issues when shooting video. We've seen some discussions about it in the past and we haven't experienced it ourselves, but it appears to…
Dec4th

Beautiful Papua New Guinea captured on the Canon EOS 5D Mark II

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We've highlighted Michael Fletcher's work before and he continues to impress with his Canon EOS 5D Mark II. This time, he's showing off Papua New Guinea - a place not many get to visit, but is stunningly beautiful none the less. I highly advise you…
Dec3rd

Sample images from Canon Hybrid DSLRs

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Friend of planet5D @rodneykiwi (Rodney Charters - DP of the TV show "24") posted a sample image from 3 of Canon's top hybrid DSLRs - the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, the Canon EOS 7D and the new (pre-release) Canon EOS-1D MKIV. Rodney took one…