Mar19th

Awesome early hands on with the Panasonic GH4

Posted By planetMitch
I'm not familiar with "TheCameraStoreTV" guys, but I might be now... they've just released this Panasonic GH4 hands on (obviously with a pre-production Panasonic GH4) and it is pretty complete…
Mar18th

The Rise of the Multicopter: Aerial Videography as a Service

Posted By planetMitch
planetMitch note: this is the third part of a series (part 1 here and part 2) being written for planet5D by TJ Diaz - we'll have more to come soon!…
Mar18th

Blind Spot Gear Presents The Scorpion Light – A Revolutionary Adaptable Lighting Solution

Posted By planetMitch
Need some flexible small lighting for your video project? This new light The Scorpion Light is up on kickstarter looking for some support and it has potential so we thought…
Mar16th

Magic Lantern conquers Canon EOS 5D Mark III firmware 1.2.3!

Posted By planetMitch
Alex over at Magic Lantern announced today that the Magic Lantern team has a version of their software that should work on Canon EOS 5D Mark III firmware version 1.2.3…
Mar16th

eMotimo and Rhino Camera Team Up to Bring High Quality 3-axis Motion Control

Posted By planetMitch
This is a very interesting combination as I like both of these companies. I currently have the Emotimo TB3 testing here (tho I'm using a different slider) and I'm very…
Mar16th

Deep South – Art Film Made with the Canon C100, 5D III, and GoPro Hero3

Posted By steven schwartz
Combining three different cameras in one film can be risky. Watch the video to see if you can detect which shots were made with each of the three cameras used…
Mar15th

Responsible Usage on Aerial Drones & Pocket Drone Demo

Posted By steven schwartz
Drones are the hot new gear item - in fact, 2014 has been called the "Year of the Drone." Check out this article about how a news videographer got in…
Mar15th

Why Kids Get Dirty – A Soapbox Promotional Ad

Posted By planetMitch
This was a simple but I thought effective use of a Canon EOS 5D Mark II by a small crew to deliver a commercial that was shot in one day.[adrotate…
Mar14th

Enormous Night Timelapse Workflow Tutorial by Dustin Farrell

Posted By Dustin Farrell
planetMitch note: Dustin's previous tutorial on timelapse ("How to create an HDR Timelapse") was a huge draw and still gets plenty of views every day on planet5D - we're incredibly…
Mar14th

Special Offer from Planet5D for your DEFY G12 Pre Order

Posted By planetMitch
Big news for planet5D readers - the Defy crew has released their latest monster - the Defy G12 which is 3 times stronger than their earlier models so you can…
Mar13th

Enter the Red Giant Universe

Posted By planetMitch
The folks at Red Giant have tried to upstage my "planet" motif by going all the way out to "universe" HA! Red Giant has launched a new community which feels…
Mar13th

Canon C100 vs Canon 7D RAW Comparison Test

Posted By steven schwartz
If you believe that a stills camera like the Canon EOS 7D SLR Digital Camera would have better dynamic range than a video camera like the Canon EOS C100 Cinema…
Mar13th

A Short List of Cameras Used by the 2014 Sundance Filmmakers

Posted By steven schwartz
Curious about which cameras independent film makers are using these days? Find out in a survey of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival entries. See a complete list of cameras used…
Mar12th

“The Delivery” Short Film – A Product of a Blackmagic Production Camera 4K Test

Posted By planetMitch
Adrian Tanner sent us this very nice Blackmagic Production Camera 4K 'test' he shot a couple of weeks ago. Pay attention to his description of shooting this as a one…
Mar12th

Comparing Canon 50D and 60D RAW Unlocked by Magic Lantern

Posted By steven schwartz
So, which of these two Canon APS-C cameras captures the better quality video? First off, the Canon EOS 50D was never designed to shoot video, but with Magic Lantern software,…
Mar12th

Canon Firmware Updates for Cinema EOS and XF Professional Camcorder Line

Posted By steven schwartz
The Canon EOS C300 Cinema Camcorder, the middle child of the Canon Cinema line, gets some love in the form of an optional firmware update that, for a $500 fee…

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