Jul21st

Ron Risman visits the planet5D Podcast to talk timelapse and cameras and more!

Posted By planetMitch
My friend Ron Risman from cameratown.com will be joining us tomorrow on the planet5D podcast - so join us live if you're available at 11am Eastern! Come to http://extras.planet5d.com/podcast to…
Jul21st

Magic Lantern Does It Again: Full-Resolution Silent Pictures

Posted By Barry Andersson
You might not immediately get excited about this new feature from the folks over at Magic Lantern, but perhaps you should be. They have just announced that it is now…
Jul21st

Getting A High-End Look with Inexpensive Gear

Posted By planetMitch
This is a guest post from Tim Hicks. He and I met on the chat application on the lower right of the planet5D blog that shows up only when I’m…
Jul20th

EBU Leans Towards a New Enhanced 1080p Format Over 4K Broadcasting

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Having lived in Europe for three years, I’m happy to acknowledge that Europeans do nuance better than we do in the States. Case in point: The European Broadcast Union (EBU)…
Jul19th

Panasonic Announces LUMIX DMC-FZ1000 – The World’s First Digital Compact Camera with 4K Video Recording Capability

Posted By Barry Andersson
So 4K is now really for the masses. Panasonic recently announced the new Lumix DMC-FZ1000. This is the kid brother of sorts from the Panasonic GH4. The FZ1000 is a…
Jul18th

Drone Maker DJI Set to Shake Up (!) 3-Axis Gimbal Market

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Never mind that Ronin is an uber-cool name for ANY piece of gear. What’s really important is that DJI, maker of the highly regarded Phantom photography drone, has taken its…
Jul18th

Powerful Interview with Shane and Lydia Hurlbut

Posted By Barry Andersson
Cine Gear wrapped up a few weeks ago but this is an interview that is worth your time to watch. Our good friends Shane and Lydia Hurlbut sit "On the…
Jul17th

GH4 vs Blackmagic for Chroma Keying: GH4 Wins According to Video Alchemy’s Paul Shillito

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
What begins as a very clear and impressive comparison of the GH4 and Blackmagic Cinema Camera for chroma key work (man, the guy knows how to work with After Effects…
Jul17th

Canon 5D Mark IV Might Feature 4K Video

Posted By Barry Andersson
The latest rumor from Canonwatch.com is hinting that the Canon 5D Mark IV might ship with the ability to shoot 4K video. The questions we should be asking are: #1-…
Jul17th

Will Canon Still be the Leader After The Next Camera Announcement?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Federer and Nadal; Gates and Jobs; Lauda and Hunt; Edison and Tesla – I’m sure you can name many other world-class champions who were made even better by their worthiest…
Jul16th

Ultimate List of 50 Film Festivals from MovieMaker Magazine

Posted By Barry Andersson
Any filmmaker will tell you they want their films "seen." Now with websites like YouTube and Vimeo being seen is not nearly as hard as it used to. So why…
Jul16th

$500 off BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera until Aug 31st

Posted By planetMitch
BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera 1/2 off! $500 off! Incredible bargain - may be too good to pass up! Buy now at @adorama [adrotate group="6"] or B&H PLEASE SHARE with your…
Jul16th

Cinemartin Releases FLEC: New Innovative Multi Adjustable Universal Baseplate

Posted By planetMitch
We're always excited to show you new innovative products even if they're not sexy cameras LOL - Here's a new baseplate from Cinemartin that has several cinematographers excited (see the…
Jul16th

#19 – Datacolor Spyder4elite hd and industry money trends

Posted By planetMitch
Barry and I had a great discussion today about the filmmaking/TV industry and we also managed to throw in some great tips as well. At the beginning, I got a…
Jul15th

The emotimo TB3 rocks your motion control needs

Posted By planetMitch
So you've tried your first time lapse from the stationary tripod and he thought it was okay but it's nothing like some of the amazing movies that we've shown you,…
Jul15th

RØDE Proudly Announces the iXY Microphones for iPhone 5, 5s and 5c

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
These RODE guys are enough to make me want to board a flight to Australia. Really. They’re innovative, they offer good value, they really seem to have the pulse of…

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