Dec4th

Working with Sony A7S’s S-Log2 Footage in Post

Posted By Barry Andersson
Sony has been making waves with their lastest cameras and one of the most talked about is the Sony A7s. Everyone is talking about how great in low light the…
Dec4th

Can Filmmakers Learn from Designers? Matt Burwood Says Yes.

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
“Reading this article,” writes Bristol-based designer/cinematographer Matt Burwood, “will make you a better filmmaker”. That is the subtitle for an article he has published at storytelling website Medium. “In this…
Dec3rd

A Little Light Relief from Duclos Lenses – How to Choose a Cinema Lens

Posted By Karin Gottschalk
Days like this we need a little light relief. Email inbox flooded with press releases about yet another new camera, yet another new lens, yet another new LUT, yet another…
Dec3rd

Unbelievable New Panavision Primo 70 Lenses Unvieled

Posted By Barry Andersson
The choice in full frame sensor cameras continues to expand and with it a need for the highest quality lenses possible. Panavision the leader in cinema cameras and lenses is rolling…
Dec3rd

JuicedLINK DARling will Revolutionize the Way You Capture Audio

Posted By Barry Andersson
I had a chance to see the JuicedLINK DARling prototype at NAB and needless to say I was super excited about getting my hands on one.  My wait is almost over.…
Dec2nd

Canon Rumor: 50 Megapixel Full Frame DSLR?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
What are the odds that 2015 is the year Canon introduces a 50 megapixel, full frame DSLR sensor? And irrespective of the odds... why? Thanks to Canon Rumors for this…
Dec2nd

Aputure V-Mic D2: A Novel Approach to Basic DSLR Audio Limitations

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
How do you cost-effectively improve sound recording quality from your DSLR? The Aputure V-mic D2 answers: take the load off your camera’s preamp and on-board mic by adding a better…
Dec2nd

Kickstarter Staff Pick Lume Cube: Good Things Come in Small Packages

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Taking up about the same space as a GoPro, Lume Cube mashes up the GoPro ethos with state of the art LEDs, Pocket Wizard-style control via Bluetooth and a smartphone…
Dec1st

Breathtaking New Time-Lapse Short WANDERMENT with 3D Printed MoCo Dolly

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Doug Urquhart at Upthink produces another brilliant time-lapse short film -- and does it with a 3D printed motion control dolly. Smack! Jaw dropping landscapes; gobsmackingly smooth motion control and…
Dec1st

Cyber Monday Specials from SmallHD, DSLR Solutions, f-stop and HUGE T5i discount

Posted By planetMitch
Sometimes it really is worth waiting for Cyber Monday. Case in point: SmallHD’s site-wide sale today only, with discounts from 10-30%. After reviewing their AC-7 OLED, I can attest to…
Dec1st

4K TV Sets the Surprise Holiday Gift?

Posted By Barry Andersson
Is this the year that end consumers start demanding more 4K content? They are predicting that this year 4K Television sets will be one of the hottest selling items over…
Dec1st

Another Incredible Time-Lapse: “Two Lands” by Joe Capra

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Question: What is the time-lapse category that stands above Wayne’s and Garth's “We're not worthy?” Answer: Derek Zoolander’s “Ridiculously good-looking.”  This month’s ridiculously good-looking time-lapse comes to us – once…
Nov29th

Sony A7II Available for Pre-Order Now

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
Is the Sony A7II the camera that pushes you over the edge into Sony orbit? It just might be. Thinking about giving up your big honking DSLR and cutting over…
Nov29th

iPhone 6s to Compete with DSLRs in 2015?

Posted By Hugh Brownstone
A reliable source; a new Sony sensor (Sony supplies Apple’s iPhone camera); and an Apple patent for swappable lenses make for intriguing product possibilities in 2015. You can read about…
Nov28th

More Black Friday Specials – totally new (not in yesterday’s batch)

Posted By planetMitch
Here's another batch of Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals that is completely different than what we showed you yesterday! Don't miss those deals as well!!! SUPPORT planet5D Please also…
Nov27th

Major Mega Post with 20+ Black Friday Photo/Video Gear Deals!

Posted By planetMitch
We've gathered an amazing group of "Black Friday" specials for you guys and gals! Many of these have started now, and we even have more that will be announced on…

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