Jul2nd

Blackmagic Design Releases Major Software Update, Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Blackmagic Camera Update 1.8 is now available for download free of charge and updates all Blackmagic Design cameras including the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera (BMPCC), the 2.5K Blackmagic Cinema Camera…
Jul1st

SNL Sketch “The Beygency” Behind the Scenes Breakdown + RED Epic Dragon at 5k

Posted By Barry Andersson
We all love good behind the scenes videos or articles but this one take the cake. Alex Buono breaks down "The Beygency" short they did for Saturday Night Live. The…
Jul1st

Peak Design’s Slide and Clutch: A Versatile Camera Sling and Hand Strap

Posted By planetMitch
We've featured a couple of posts about stuff Peak Design is doing in the past - and they're big big fans of kickstarter - so when they decide it is…
Jun30th

An Interesting Look at the Future of Photography

Posted By Barry Andersson
Here is an interesting read about the future of photography (and video to some degree). We can never know the future, but this article has some interesting thoughts on the…
Jun30th

Experience an All-Day Workshop with SNL Film Unit Editor Adam Epstein at the Cutting Edge Post-Production Tour

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Like Alex Buono, Adam Epstein is part of the Saturday Night Live Film Unit (he’s an editor there; Buono is DP). Also like Alexo Buono (and Vincent LaForet, for that…
Jun30th

DEFY’S G12 Pro Kit: Everything You Need in a 3-Axis Gimbal Setup, All in One Place

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
The team over at Relentless Inc., filmmakers in their own right and makers of the Defy series of 3-axis gimbals, has put together a complete kit for heavier cameras (up to…
Jun28th

One Day in Boston BTS + Canon C300 + MoVI +GoPro and Weye Feye

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Sure we love BTS, especially when it’s with cool gear like the Canon EOS C300, the MoVI, the GoPro, or the new Weye Feye. But the real value of this…
Jun27th

Sony A7s Crowned New King of Low Light by DxOMark, but…

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
It’s all over the web now: Sony has pulled a rabbit out of its hat with the low light performance of their new A7s, sibling to the A7 and A7R.…
Jun27th

DaVinci Resolve 11 and Resolve 11 Lite Rleased by BlackMagic to the Public

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
planetMitch note: We'd like to welcome Karin Gottschalk to the planet5D writing staff with her first post! Read her bio at the end of the article BlackMagic's DaVinci Resolve has…
Jun26th

Magic Lantern and Charlie Locke coming to the planet5D podcast!

Posted By planetMitch
Charlie Locke is Our Guest on the Next Podcast Coming on July 1st at 11am ET (join us live so you can ask questions!) We're incredibly excited to be discussing…
Jun26th

My RØDE Reel Winners Announced, and an Extra Special Gift for Entrants!

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
If you want to see a great example of why I think – especially now -- the world needs more art, all you have to do is watch the Peoples’…
Jun26th

Non-native Lens Selection is Getting Mighty Interesting

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
The idea of taking that huge investment in lenses some of us have and leveraging it into the latest and greatest camera bodies (L series lenses, anyone? Panasonic GH4, anyone?) is…
Jun25th

planet5D podcast #16 with Jem Schofield

Posted By planetMitch
Hey - Jem Schofield is a blast to talk to! You'll really enjoy listening to this planet5D podcast episode... please take time to listen and if you like it, please…
Jun25th

“Bounced” – Panasonic Lumix GH4 (96fps)

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
It’s hard to imagine a short test of the Panasonic GH4’s 96fps capability that would be more fun than what our friends at Neuman Films put together in this sub-minute…
Jun25th

Impressive Short Film Impacts Viewers Even Without the Extravagance of VFX

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Rarely do story, effects, acting, editing, shot selection, budget, and script meld so impressively over the course of a minute and half as in this short, done by charity organization…
Jun25th

DitoGear™ Summer Sale

Posted By patryk kizny
DitoGear™ is pleased to announce the summer sale. Now you can enjoy a 15% discount for the products and bundles.[adrotate group="6"] The special prices are already visible at www.ditogear.com/store. DitoGear™…

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