Sep17th

Announcing the Atomos Power Station: Australian for “Battery”

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
In a departure from its usual offerings, the Australian company adds the Atomos Power Station to its product line, a multi-device battery pack for filmmakers. Do you find yourself chewing through batteries like…
Sep16th

Mobile Moviemaking To Improve Yet Again with iPhone 6?

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Though great storytelling, now as always, is crucial to moviemaking success, decent and affordable cameras can make a difference in your movies’ watchability and the effects you can achieve. [adrotate…
Sep16th

AJA CION: What Might a 4K, PL Mount Camera Look Like if Apple Did It?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Gorgeous industrial design meets straightforward, cherry-picked feature set in the new AJA CION camera. We haven’t yet seen it in the flesh – it isn’t even shipping– so what we…
Sep16th

A Super 35mm, 4K Mirrorless Camera with Advanced Codecs for $1,499? Samsung NX1! Holy Competition, Batman!

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Samsung is everywhere – and not to be underestimated. This is the company that is giving Apple a run for its money in the smartphone world – and essentially forced…
Sep15th

Canon Introduces Three New Lenses and its “Glass First” Initiative

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
With their first EF zoom lens to incorporate STM (EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, $599); their slimmest and lightest EF-S lens ever made (EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM pancake, $149); [adrotate…
Sep15th

PowerShot G7 X – Canon’s First One-Inch Sensor Compact Digital Camera

Posted By planetMitch
Also announced today, Canon's PowerShot G7 X and yes, it is a PowerShot pocket cam, but it has some great looking video and it may be a great cam for…
Sep15th

HOT Canon EOS 7D Mark II launch video – a planet5D first

Posted By planetMitch
We're thrilled to be able to be one of the very first sites to show you this awesome first look at the Canon EOS 7D Mark II from our good friend…
Sep15th

Canon’s killer new Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Posted By planetMitch
Canon announces the Canon EOS 7D Mark II - did you feel the ground shake? Did the universe suddenly start spinning another direction? Nope. Many people were waiting for the…
Sep12th

New Nikon D750 Another Nail in Canon’s Coffin?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
The new Nikon D750 begs the question once again about its arch rival: What is Canon thinking? It’s one kind of anticipation when waiting to see the newest Apple iPhone…
Sep12th

Atomos Shogun with 4k Recording Ready for Action at IBC 2014

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Biggest and baddest of the Australian company’s ”touch screen weapons for filmmakers,” the Atomos Shogun will finally arrive on our shore in a scant 6 weeks. It’s not always easy…
Sep12th

Sony PXW-FS7 Confirms Multi-front War on Canon

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Time for TUMS, Canon: The new Sony PXW-FS7 -- an on-board 4K, Super 35 sensor, 10 bit 4:2:2 and up to 120fps cam -- is a direct challenge to the Cinema…
Sep12th

Microphone Company RØDE on a Roll with New RØDE Stereo VideoMic X

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Highly regarded Australian manufacturer RØDE Microphones broadens its competitive footprint with just announced Stereo VideoMic X (SVMX), looks to take on Zoom? What a great time of year for us…
Sep12th

What features do you want in the next DSLR Video camera?

Posted By planetMitch
Several years ago, we published a very popular survey asking people what they wanted in their next DSLR video camera (see the top 5 answers here) With photokina and rumors…
Sep12th

How to Shim your Nikon to Canon Lens Adapters and Help Track Focus

Posted By Barry Andersson
Everyone is always asking for more information on lenses they should buy for their cameras. The common debate is between Canon vs Nikon glass because those two are the largest…
Sep11th

Paris Meets Vintage Pentax 6×7 on Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Thanks to planet5D reader Leon Benzakein for alerting us to Paris Through Pentax. And kudos to Petapixel for getting more details directly from the filmmakers. [adrotate group="6"] The Pentax 6x7 is…
Sep11th

The Big Tease, So Pay Attention: Metabones Announces Canon EF to Sony E-mount Speed Booster Ultra

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
It’s another Dr. Evil “sharks with frickin' laser beams attached to their heads” moment in the rapidly changing digital SLR videography landscape.[adrotate group="6"] Metabones is certainly doing its part to…

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