May10th

Rocking 4k video with the Panasonic GH4 at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Posted By planetMitch
What's a new camera without kick butt aquarium video? Here's the awesome Panasonic GH4 rocking the aquarium in Monterey Bay California (we were there on vacation last year if anyone…
May10th

Before the goPro and helmet mounted Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs

Posted By planetMitch
What was the world like before the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the goPro? The photo below would give you a bit of a clue how hard it was![adrotate…
May8th

No Budget 90-Minute Doc Shot Entirely on Canon 60d – Accepted into “HotDocs” Festival

Posted By planetMitch
We get a lot of stories - and isn't that what we all really love? Good Stories! This documentary was sent to us by William Westaway and was completly shot…
May7th

The Quiet Season – A First Timer’s Filmmaking Experience with Magic Lantern RAW

Posted By planetMitch
I found this the other day when surfing for Magic Lantern RAW videos - and I reached out to Brandon Neubert who shot it as I wanted to know more…
May6th

One scene shootout – Panasonic GH4 vs. RED Epic vs. 5D Mark III Raw – does the GH4 kill the others?

Posted By planetMitch
We've been getting a lot of Panasonic GH4 inputs since the cameras started shipping last week. Luke Neumann has done this very interesting comparison of the Panasonic GH4 to the…
May5th

Panasonic GH4 – A Mini Epic in 4K: Written in an Hour, Shot in a Day and a Half

Posted By planetMitch
I've hesitated showing this, but at the same time, there are plenty of people excited about this and I want to get your feedback! There's a lot of excitement about…
May4th

Panasonic GH4 Performance Test at 96fps – how does it hold up?

Posted By erik naso
planetMitch note: Eric has allowed us to reprint this story from his site eriknaso.com "Panasonic GH4 96fps Test. How Good Is It?" I decided to get out of my edit…
May2nd

the podcast pack is back! @VincentLaforet rocks the planet5D podcast

Posted By planetMitch
After what seems like forever, we're bringing back the planet5D podcast! And, our first guest is a blockbuster - the "father of the HDSLR movement" - Vincent Laforet! [adrotate group="6"]…
May2nd

Takumar Lenses Back in Action – When Vintage Meets Digital

Posted By planetMitch
I love sharing what people do with 'vintage' lenses and this is a 'guest' post from our friends at DSLR Solutions [adrotate group="6"] Using Takumar Vintage Lenses for Video with…
May2nd

Brydge Keyboards Bringing iPad Keyboards to a Whole New Level

Posted By planetMitch
This is a way off topic follow up to our review of the Brydge a few months ago - turns out they've been bought out and are ramping up better…
May1st

Shooting 4k with a Smartphone – Does the Galaxy NOTE 3 Stand a Chance Against the 5D Mark III?

Posted By planetMitch
Alec Weinstein who is a Broadcast Camera Operator/Video Producer sent us this guest post and a very interesting comparison of video shot with a Canon EOS 5D Mark III up…
May1st

planet5D Giveaway – Win one of three Benro S8 Video Tripod Products!

Posted By planetMitch
Continuing our awesome giveaways, we're now giving away 3 Benro S8 tripod products! We're giving away 2 Benro S8 tripods and one Benro S8 head.[adrotate group="6"] Plus, Benro has some…
Apr30th

Ikonoskop Test Film “Fishhooks” An Intriguing look at the work of a Taxidermist

Posted By planetMitch
Ryan Cockrell (from Lunch and Recess) sent us this intriguing look at the work of a Taxidermist which he shot on the Ikonoskop We shot a test film called "Fishhooks"…
Apr30th

Understanding SD Cards and the Smart Way to Use Them

Posted By planetMitch
I found this article some time ago (i don't remember where I'm afraid) and thought it was incredibly interesting and wanted to share with everyone. I prefer CF cards because…
Apr29th

Export Adobe Premiere Sequence Timeline to Multiple Output Videos Using Cinemartin PLIN

Posted By planetMitch
Last week we highlighted our new sponsor Cinemartin and their tool Cinec 3.X and today, we'd like to introduce you to PLIN - which is a windows plugin to let…
Apr28th

Firsthand Look at the Panasonic GH4

Posted By erik naso
planetMitch note: a guest post by Erik Naso - printed with permission I was lucky to have my pre ordered Panasonic GH4 arrive today from Texas Media Systems much sooner…

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