Feb21st

AeriCam Hollywood – The 3 Axis Camera Stabilizer for the Masses

Posted By steven schwartz
Flying a camera is more than just a film maker's dream; who hasn't dreamed of soaring high in the sky? Until now, only full-on big-budget film productions could afford the…
Feb21st

indiSYSTEM Lightens Your Load with All New Titanium Rigs and the B-ROLL’R

Posted By steven schwartz
Here come some new products from indiSYSTEM, a U.S. company that manufactures and sells quality film-making products at affordable prices. (Disclosure - I own and frequently use a number of…
Feb20th

Focal Length Calculator: Visualize Framing with Your Bare Hands

Posted By steven schwartz
OK, it took me a little while to figure out why I'd want to use my hands to know which lens I'd need to compose a still picture or shoot…
Feb20th

Shooting Brighton in 4k + Zeiss Otus – the World’s Best DSLR Lens on 1DC and BMPC 4K

Posted By steven schwartz
The "Best DSLR Lens in the World" is, according to DxOMark, the Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T*. Filmmaker James Miller mounts the Otus 1.4/55 [adrotate group="6"]on two heavyweight cameras,…
Feb19th

Daniel Hurst Shoots Stock Footage with the MōVI

Posted By steven schwartz
The MōVI is one of those breakthrough inventions that forever changes how we do things. Watch Daniel Hurst as he runs backwards from a puppy, follows a BMX stunt rider,…
Feb19th

DeathMatch Between BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera vs Blackmagic 4k Production Camera

Posted By planetMitch
If put into a death match cage, does the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera or the Blackmagic 4k Production Camera come out the winner?[adrotate group="6"] That’s the question Emmanuel Sapolsky posed…
Feb18th

Never be out of focus again? The Rather Remarkable 70D.

Posted By fletch murray
When Canon Pro Marketing Specialist, Genaro Arroyo, loaned me the Canon EOS 70D to try out I rolled my eyes expecting the auto focus to work haltingly...second-guessing itself...back and forth.[adrotate…
Feb18th

Introducing DitoGear™ Moco+

Posted By patryk kizny
Announcing DitoGear™ Moco+ DitoGear™ is pleased to announce the release of DitoGear™ Moco+, [adrotate group="6"]a family of Motion Control Add-ons designed for products by: Cinevate Kessler Crane® Glidecam Dynamic Perception…
Feb17th

“Porch” A Documentary on How Three Ordinary Women Did Something Extraordinary

Posted By steven schwartz
"Porch" is a documentary that tugs at the heartstrings. It's a story about three stay-at-home moms who decided to do something to help their less-fortunate neighbors. The emotional connection is…
Feb17th

Top 10 Must-Have Tools for Great iPhone Videos

Posted By steven schwartz
What's a great iPhone video? One nobody can tell was shot with a smart phone. Smart phones, with their increasingly capable sensors and decent lenses, have revolutionized film making. They're…
Feb14th

What’s In the New Panasonic Lumix GH4 Will Blow Your Mind

Posted By steven schwartz
To get the full range of built-in features in the soon-to-be-released Panasonic Lumix DMC-GH4 Mirrorless Micro Four Thirds Digital Camera, you'd have to combine a Blackmagic Production Camera with an…
Feb13th

BIG Discounts on SUPER FAST CF Cards at B&H

Posted By planetMitch
Some special pricing came in overnight - I believe these are good while supplies last - so don't be waiting around as they may not last long! The last one…
Feb13th

And the planet5D Genie Giveaway Winner is…

Posted By steven schwartz
We're excited to announce the winner of the planet5D giveaway of a Syrp Genie Motion Control Time Lapse Device. For those who missed it, here's the article that announced the…
Feb11th

Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Now Shipping With Price Drop

Posted By steven schwartz
What do you get for the new low price on the Blackmagic Design Production Camera 4K camera? Some of what's included for just under $3,000.00: Canon EF mount with automatic…
Feb11th

Amazing Premiere – World’s First Zeiss Otus short “Zoetrope Optika” by August Bradley

Posted By steven schwartz
What do you get when a master cinematographer gets his hands on the "the best DSLR lens on the market today" the Zeiss 55mm f/1.4 Otus Distagon T*? August Bradley's…
Feb10th

Kickrig Slider Beam Gets Sliders Off the Ground

Posted By planetMitch
If you are looking for a relatively inexpensive slider with lots of length and smooth operation, have a look at this kickstarter project called the kickrig! The Kickrig team was…

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