Aug19th

Stunning Australian Gold Coast Timelapse with a 5D Mk III and a Helicopter

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Didn’t I just do a post saying that writing for planet5D is humbling? I believe I did, yes. Today’s “We’re not worthy” timelapse comes courtesy of planet5d reader and videographer…
Aug19th

Balancing the MoVI M5 in Under 3 Minutes

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Those of us with access to it, love it; those of us who don't, lust for it. I'm writing, of course, about Freefly's MoVI M5 -- an absolute rock star in…
Aug18th

5D Mk II and Brooklyn meet GROUND HOG DAY in A TRUNCATED STORY OF INFINITY

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
planet5D reader Paul Trillo reintroduced us to a sweet-natured, humorous and slightly mind-bending short he did in 2012 with a Canon 5D Mk II. [adrotate group="6"] Neither the fact that I…
Aug15th

Microsoft’s “Hyperlapse” Technology: Next Gen Image Stabilization?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Sometimes very interesting things come wrapped inside uninteresting things. Which is probably a rationalization for why I chose not to cover an announcement last month that just might shake things up…
Aug15th

Learn the Secrets To Shooting And Processing Natural Light Portraits

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Portrait photographer Jessica Drossin is GOOD. Her natural light portraits are amazing. Her natural light portrait tutorial reminded me that great still photography can be just as much about post-production as…
Aug14th

Top 10 Things to Know About Magic Lantern Hack for Canon DSLRs

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
We all love ‘em: top 10 lists. Herewith, my completely biased list of the 10 most important things you need to know about Magic Lantern (though not necessarily in order).…
Aug14th

Experience the Dolby Atmos in Your Home

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
This is one a little close to my family - my partner works for San Francisco's Dolby Labs but remotely from Sydney in the audio division. Dolby Atmos is coming…
Aug13th

Zack Arnold “Burn Notice” editor – the best podcast we’ve done! MUST LISTEN

Posted By planetMitch
Barry and I both agreed after the recording of the podcast that this was likely the best episode with the most meat and potatoes information we've done - Zack Arnold…
Aug13th

Price Drop on Atomos Samurai Blade

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Australasia – more specifically, Australia and New Zealand – has become a hotbed of cinematographic technology and capitalism which companies like Blackmagic, RØDE, and Atomos call home. No surprise then…
Aug13th

Creating Vortex Star Trails in Astrophotography Timelapse Videos

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
And now for something completely different - Vortex Start Trails What happens when you take a not-uncommon time-lapse subject (the night sky), add one heaping dose of creativity, and mix…
Aug13th

Blackmagic Releases Exciting New Full Version of DaVinci Resolve 11

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
High-end movie production hardware and software maker Blackmagic Design has now released the full version of its DaVinci Resolve 11 color grading software. Blackmagic first announced its radically revamped version…
Aug13th

Benro S8 Fluid Head Review

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Seems to me that I’m seeing the name Benro more and more often. planet5D friend Keegan O’Neill sent us his review of the Benro S8 fluid head, and I can…
Aug11th

Very First Breathtaking Blackmagic URSA Sunrise Footage of Bronte Beach

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
DP John Brawley snuck out before dawn the other day to capture this breathtaking sunrise footage of Bronte Beach with the Blackmagic URSA -- and a 30 year old Cooke…
Aug11th

Is the Miller Solo Carbon Fiber Tripod the Best All Around Tripod?

Posted By Barry Andersson
Tripods are a basic tool that all videographers need to have in their tool kit. On that note it is one of the most common questions I get asked- What…
Aug11th

AXIOM Listens – Apertus AXIOM Beta Crowd Funding Campaign Voices

Posted By Barry Andersson
In case you haven't hear of Apertus and their Apertus AXIOM camera before they are an interesting company that has devoted themselves "to build the first ever open hardware and…
Aug10th

Witness How Daniel Hurst Captures Slow Motion Exploding Flowers

Posted By Barry Andersson
Slow motion, liquid nitrogen, high speed cameras and guns? How does that not produce something worth watching? Everyone loves slow motion video right? The guys at VIA Films set up…

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