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™…
Jun24th

Can Cliphouse save time with Magic Lantern RAW video?

Posted By Jeff Orig
Jeff Orig wrote me a couple of weeks ago about Magic Lantern RAW when he mentioned software called Cliphouse that i'd never heard of... and he suggested that he could…
Jun24th

Get Beautiful and Cinematic Motion Shots with the Nautilus Tripod Wheels from DSLR Solutions

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
planetMitch note: We're thrilled to bring you another WorldWide Exclusive product announcement from DSLR Solutions - the Nautilus Tripod Wheels! It is a great thrill to be able to support…
Jun23rd

Brave Man Captures Breathtaking Shots of World’s Biggest Waves

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Clark Little grew up in Hawaii. As a kid, he and his brother body-surfed in Waimea Bay – until he decided to get a board and try surfing. “I just…
Jun23rd

Tony Northrup Blows Up the Big Sensor/Small Sensor Debate – and With it, Implications for Their Lenses

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
I really like this guy. He knows math; he knows images; and he knows gear. With this one video, I believe he is going to fundamentally change people’s buying decision…
Jun23rd

Jem Schofield tomorrow on the planet5D podcast

Posted By planetMitch
Jem Schofield is Our Guest on the Next Podcast Coming on June 24th at 11am ET (join us live so you can ask questions!) Jem Schofield, founder of theC47[adrotate group="6"]…
Jun22nd

409,600 ISO is Real, but Is It Usable? Sony A7s Review by Luminous Landscape’s Michael Reichmann

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Michael Reichmann is one of the most thoughtful and articulate voices writing about photography and photographic gear today. Every time I read a piece by him, I cannot help but…
Jun21st

How Good is the Camera on Amazon’s new Fire Phone?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
I love my iPhone. Your mileage may vary. I use it for pretty much everything Kirk, Spock and “Bones” McCoy used their communicators and tri-corders for, along with one other…
Jun20th

Experience Better Performance from the New smartLav+ from RØDE

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
You gotta love those guys at RODE Microphones. They gave us the NTG-2, for many indie filmmakers -- including yours truly -- the go-to mic for pretty much everything except…
Jun20th

Magic Carpet – A Lightweight Solution for Manual Tracking Shots

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
It really is amazing how just a touch of motion can add enormous production value to a shot.  It's why so many of us are always on the lookout for the…
Jun19th

pCAM – An Outstanding Use of $29.99 for Videographers & Photographers

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Yes, I’m still an Apple fanboy (fanman?). Among many other things, their iTunes store continues to surprise and delight me with rich app functionality at accessible price points --apps which…
Jun19th

A Full Video Review of the Panasonic GH4

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Didn’t I just write that I’m beginning to overdose on GH4 coverage? No matter.  Caleb Pike over at DSLR Video Shooter has put together a half hour magnum opus on…
Jun18th

Movi M5 + Canon 5D Mk iii – Boston Test

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
I think I'm suffering from MoVI envy. Yep.  No question about it. Our production team had to do a low angle, three shot sequence a few weeks ago which we…
Jun18th

Panasonic’s 4K GH4 – An Indepth Look at this Incredible Camera

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
No doubt I've read more words and looked at more images of -- and images coming from -- the Panasonic GH4 over the past few weeks than any other camera.  I…
Jun18th

Questions, Answers, and a curved sensor? planet5D podcast #15

Posted By planetMitch
We had a lot of fun recording this one... I think we were all punchy because I had massive problems with the setup... I thought I had everything right after…

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