May24th

“Living Moments – Lumia Arc of Wonder” – Nokia and Microsoft Collaborate on Photographic First + Bullet- Effect with 50 Smart Phones

Posted By planetMitch
You're right, a Nokia cell phone is not a video camera, but this intriguing video by Paul Trillo (whom we've featured before here and here) [adrotate group="6"] grabbed me in…
May22nd

Rare new comet tail event May 24 + Meteor Shower Time-Lapse + 10 Tips for Shooting Meteors

Posted By planetMitch
If you're looking for something rare and incredibly new, have a look at this event happening this weekend! It could be a dud, or it could be amazing - one…
May22nd

Zoom Releases All New H5 Handy Recorder

Posted By planetMitch
Zoom has released the new Zoom H5 Handy Recorder - a very good sequel to the H4n that is so dearly loved by many in the DSLR video world. [adrotate…
May21st

Devin Graham Captures Magnificent Machu Picchu in 4K with the Canon EOS 1D C

Posted By planetMitch
We’ve featured Devin Graham several times on planet5D because he’s doing amazing work with Canon HDSLRs (these days, he’s using the Canon EOS 1D C to shoot 4k).[adrotate group=“6”] I…
May21st

Hot off the printing machine – planet5D T-Shirt and more swag!

Posted By planetMitch
Many of you have asked, and now you can have your own planet5D T-Shirt hot off the printing machine! And we've added the T and more swag is coming to…
May21st

Shane Hurlbut, ASC on Embracing Digital Cinema and the Canon EOS C500

Posted By planetMitch
One of our favorite Directors of Photography has to be Shane Hurlbut as he shares so much of what he learns with the community.. and this article is a great…
May20th

RØDE Microphones Introduces New Smart Cable Adapters

Posted By planetMitch
When you get into recording audio, you seem to quickly learn that not everything plugs into everything... and so you need to find ways to make things work. RØDE has…
May19th

Andra Motion Focus system – A Hybrid Between Motion Capture System and Remote Focus Pulling System

Posted By planetMitch
There was a lot of interest in this Andra Motion Focus system at NAB (and we posted a video or two) but in case you missed it, here's a good…
May19th

Keep Your Mic Invisible on Shoot with the RØDE Invisilav Mount

Posted By planetMitch
Here's a simple and obvious solution to a common problem - hiding a lav mic on someone... RØDE recently announced this Invisilav mount - and I have a couple that…
May19th

Versatility in Filmmaking: A Revolution Cinema Free Event in LA

Posted By planetMitch
Shane Hurlbut and our friends at Revolution Cinema Rentals are having a free pre-CineGear event with hands-on demonstrations from several great vendors and presentations that you may be interested in…
May18th

edelkrone Announces Action Module – A Wizard and Craft Module in One Single Unit

Posted By planetMitch
I've always been impressed with edelkrone's products and I'm not the only one. Many of you have told me you're interested in the SliderPlus... well now, you've got even more…
May17th

podcast #11 – Jason Wingrove

Posted By planetMitch
Our first attempt at using a google hangout to record a podcast live - it was quite the event! I had microphone problems before we ever started so that put…
May16th

Winners of the Benro tripod gear announced

Posted By planetMitch
Our recent giveaway is over unfortunately for most... but we've got 3 lucky (and excited as you can see below) winners this time![adrotate group="6"] We've got plenty more giveaways lined…
May16th

Protect your Nikon D800/800E Micro HDMI and Micro USB 3.0 Camera Ports with the LockPort 800 DUAL from LockCircle

Posted By planetMitch
Our good friends over at LockCircle have announced this new Dual Port locking device the LockPort 800 DUAL. While it might not be "sexy" like lenses or new cameras, locking…
May14th

Panasonic GH4 – Seattle in 4k and the Bahamas + aerials

Posted By planetMitch
A couple of recent Panasonic GH4 videos - both including aerial shots (a new trend? LOL) - first up is Erik's shoot from Seattle and then Ryan sent us his…
May14th

Two New EF Ultra Wide-Angle Zoom Lenses and White EOS Rebel SL1 Digital SLR Camera from Canon Soon to be Released

Posted By planetMitch
Canon announced a couple of new lenses yesterday as well as a new "White" version of their Canon EOS Rebel SL1 - I guess there's a market for white cameras…

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