Mar5th

World’s first sunset hyperlapse from an airplane!

Posted By planetMitch
"The sound of your shutter clicking is annoying the people around you." - "I know, I don't care at the moment, I'm shooting some crazy unique footage!" Those are the…
Mar5th

Can You Guess Which Blackmagic Cams Were Used in this “Generation Young” Music Video?

Posted By steven schwartz
How good are you at spotting the looks of the three Blackmagic cameras? Hint: all three (Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K, Blackmagic Cinema Camera, and the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera)…
Mar5th

Comodo Orbit – World’s First Twin-Grip, All-Mechanical Gimbal Camera Stabilizer

Posted By steven schwartz
It started with the MōVI (see this past planet5D article). Who wasn't entranced by magically-fluid camera moves, some floating through windows and in and out of cars? Many new brushless…
Mar4th

After 10 Years, Moon and Saturn Convergence Captured with Magic Lantern

Posted By planetMitch
Is Magic Lantern changing the world? Yes! Here's another example of a use for Magic Lantern RAW video that just astounded me. While in itself, it isn't "exciting" videofor most…
Mar4th

Adorama Now The First Reseller of SmallHD Video Gear

Posted By planetMitch
Since their inception, about the only way to get a SmallHD monitor was to buy it directly from SmallHD - well things have changed! You can now buy SmallHD at…
Mar4th

5D Generation – The DSLR Revolution has Only Just Begun

Posted By planetMitch
This is a guest post from Rubidium Wu. [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate banner="5"] The 5D Generation from a filmmaker's perspective From Rubidium Wu: When the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was…
Mar3rd

Win Over $70,000 Worth of Prizes at ‘My RØDE Reel’ International Short Competition

Posted By planetMitch
We do our share of giveaways around here at planet5D and we have several more in work, but this $70k prize package is just incredible and you will want to…
Mar3rd

edelkrone Introduces the New, Heavier-duty Slider PLUS PRO

Posted By steven schwartz
edelkrone announces a new, beefed-up version of their award-winning slider, the SliderPLUS PRO. While the previous model, the SliderPLUS v2 was rated for lighter camera setups, the new SliderPLUS PRO…
Mar3rd

Now Shipping! – New Atomos Ninja Blade – All-in-One Monitor & Video Recorder

Posted By steven schwartz
Do you ever suffer from gear envy? When I saw that Atomos is shipping a new version of their Atomos Ninja Blade 5" SDI Monitor & Recorder mine went into…
Mar2nd

“Escape” – Den Lennie’s Short Film Shot with Zeiss Cine Zooms

Posted By steven schwartz
Zeiss Cine Zooms sell for $20K each. Are they worth it? Our friend Den Lennie, of F-STOP ACADEMY, shot "Escape" for Zeiss to showcase their two new Cine Zooms. You…
Mar1st

Just Like You – Music Video Shows 9 Months Go By in 4 Minutes

Posted By steven schwartz
The magic of cinema is alive and well in the music video "Bosley - Just Like You." Director Matthew Riggieri and Director of Photography Michael Patrick O’Leary compress time to…
Feb28th

Is Dual Pixel Autofocus coming to the Canon EOS 5D Mark III?

Posted By planetMitch
Dual Pixel Autofocus which was originally launched this past July 2013 when the Canon EOS 70D was announced, was recently added as an "upgrade" to the Canon EOS C300 and…
Feb28th

Zoom Presents the H5 Handy Recorder

Posted By steven schwartz
With fewer features than last year's Zoom H6 Handy Recorder (and presumably a lower price but it hasn't been announced yet), Zoom announced at NAMM 2014 the new Zoom H5…
Feb27th

New Panasonic Varicam 35 announced – competition for RED/Alexa/Canon

Posted By planetMitch
In a press conference today, Panasonic announced a new Varicam 35 to go after the higher end cinema market plus this new camera will have capabilities to do live broadcasts…
Feb27th

Looky Loo Light – A Brilliant Solution to Capture a Child’s Attention

Posted By planetMitch
Now this "Looky Loo" looks like an awesome product for those folks who do portraits of kids! Heck, you probably even need it for some corporate talking heads! HA! I…
Feb27th

Digital Bolex D16 has “Filmic Mojo,” says director of hot new Peter Pan Bakery doc

Posted By steven schwartz
"I've been accused of being poetic about the Digital Bolex D16 Cinema Camera's image," said Peter Haas. He and Keif Roberts produced and directed "Peter Pan Bakery,"[adrotate group="6"] the hot…

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