Jun13th

Help vote for the winner of the “My RØDE Reel” short film competition

Posted By Barry Andersson
There are so many film festivals around the world it is almost impossible to keep track of them all. One of the fastest growing festivals is from our friends at…
Jun12th

Congratulations to the Lucky Winner of the DitoGear™ MotionKit GiveAway

Posted By planetMitch
Sorry I'm a bit late with this announcement, but we did pick a winner in the DitoGear MotionKit giveaway from a couple of weeks ago and we did get an…
Jun12th

Astounding Sony A7s side by side ISO Shootout with the Canon EOS 5D Mark III

Posted By planetMitch
We just got this from Den Lennie and I hope you're sitting down as this will absolutely astound you and you won't believe your eyes - the Sony A7s high…
Jun12th

planet5D podcast #14 – Cinegear coverage and a yak?

Posted By planetMitch
Barry and I went to Cinegear (along with our friend Craig from canonrumors.com) and we recorded this podcast not long after coming home. We had an absolute blast (and you…
Jun11th

Fake Chuck Westfall Finally Revealed! It’s not me…

Posted By planetMitch
I've always had some affection for Fake Chuck Westfall, but it became more important to me when I met the real Chuck Westfall in 2010... it just became more personal…
Jun10th

Man stuck overnight in airport makes iPhone viral video – 1.7 million views and counting

Posted By planetMitch
Ollie Dale just sent this iPhone viral video that has 1.5 million views in the first day and the more I learned about it the more I wanted to share…
Jun9th

A Review of the Came-TV LED Light

Posted By Barry Andersson
There seems to be a million small LED's to choose from these days. We found this product review from Neumannfilms for Came-TV's Bi-color LED light. This is a very simple…
Jun9th

SanDisk Memory Sale on Amazon & B&H Today only – June 9th 2014! *Update 2

Posted By planetMitch
A quick post to let you know about a big sale on SanDisk memory today ONLY! Please remember that ANYTHING (including books, diapers, groceries, cars, electronics etc) purchased thru our…
Jun9th

Firecrest IRND – The World’s First Hyper-Neutral ND – a planet5D worldwide exclusive!

Posted By Barry Andersson
planetMitch note: we're thrilled that Formatt-Hitech chose planet5D for this announcement of their new Firecrest IRND Hyper-Neutral ND Filter! When I talked with Rod Clark from Formatt-Hitech at NAB, he…
Jun7th

Coming Soon from Apple: MFi Specs for Lightning Cable Headphones

Posted By Keith Alvendia
While we’re almost always talking about camera gear, I just ran into this article about Apple’s plans for new headphones which use the lightening plug as opposed to the headphone…
Jun6th

A simple test of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Magic Lantern RAW vs. RED Dragon vs. film

Posted By planetMitch
Pippin Rush sent us the tip about this cool video comparison test of the Canon EOS 5D Mark III with Magic Lantern RAW video, the RED Dragon and film... here's…
Jun5th

Free shipping of DitoGear OmniSlider

Posted By patryk kizny
In case you have been thinking about purchasing the DitoGear™ OmniSlider - that’s probably the best moment not to wait any longer. [adrotate group="6"] We offer free shipping to US,…
Jun4th

planet5D podcast #13 – Jon Holland – music producer and filmmaker

Posted By Keith Alvendia
Jon Holland and I met at NAB 2014 and hit it off right away... he's not only a music producer who's been around the block and a composer, as well…
Jun4th

cinegear 2014 planet5D live coverage this weekend!

Posted By planetMitch
We're going to CineGear and we're going to have the highly watched planet5D liveblog up and running! Plus, we'll be assisting Michael Artsis who's doing several live shows from Cinegear…
Jun4th

Comparing a $1 Lavalier Microphone with a Professional Lav Mic

Posted By Barry Andersson
In any of my training classes, sound is a major discussion point. In the "good old days," everyone was a master of their craft on set. In today's world, more…
Jun3rd

How to construct a simple compelling video

Posted By Barry Andersson
Ok. Maybe you aren't interested in making mountain bike films. But this clever video shows you the basics for creating compelling and successful videos. I think it is good for…

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