Posts Tagged ‘canon eos 5d mark ii’

Jul
10
2015

10 Years of Canon 5D’s and the World Sure Looks Different

I’m going to take a break and step down from my, “Canon-disappointment” Soapbox and instead just go ahead and let them have their moment. Canon is currently celebrating the 10 year anniversary of their EOS 5D line. Despite what I may or may not think…
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Jun
1
2015

Credit Where Credit’s Due: The Canon EOS 5D Really DID Change the Industry

Introduced 10 years ago, the Canon EOS 5D – and most especially the Canon EOS 5D Mark II that succeeded it – can rightfully take its place among other iconic machines ranging from the Leica M to the Porsche 911 and the Apple Mac. The…
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Jan
13
2015

CineBootCamps Films Premiered at Canon

Just as Canon opened the door to filmmakers with the introduction of the 5D Mark II five short years ago, and Amy Kawadler of Canon helped us start the CineBootCamps, Amy again graciously opened the doors to Canon's[adrotate group="6"] Hollywood Professional Technology and Support Center to…
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Nov
15
2014

Happy 6th Birthday planet5D! A historical look at the DSLR Video Revolution

planetMitch note: This is great DSLR Video history written by Hugh - I'll have a post on Monday with more details about the planet5D history... Cue up the opening seconds of Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band: “It was 20 years ago today, Sgt. Pepper taught the…
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Aug
18
2014

5D Mk II and Brooklyn meet GROUND HOG DAY in A TRUNCATED STORY OF INFINITY

planet5D reader Paul Trillo reintroduced us to a sweet-natured, humorous and slightly mind-bending short he did in 2012 with a Canon 5D Mk II. [adrotate group="6"] Neither the fact that I was born and raised in Brooklyn until the age of 7, nor that my oldest…
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Jul
23
2014

cinema@planet5D is back! Hand picked awesome videos

Yes, it is true! The cinema@planet5D is back! Our cinema section was very popular or year or two ago, and with the failed switch to the "videolog" and the forums, the cinema site was shut down for a while. [adrotate group="6"] I continue to see…
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May
10
2014

Before the goPro and helmet mounted Canon EOS 5D Mark IIs

What was the world like before the Canon EOS 5D Mark II and the goPro? The photo below would give you a bit of a clue how hard it was![adrotate group="6"] planet5D was the first to show you the Canon EOS 5D Mark II helmet…
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Mar
4
2014

After 10 Years, Moon and Saturn Convergence Captured with Magic Lantern

Is Magic Lantern changing the world? Yes! Here's another example of a use for Magic Lantern RAW video that just astounded me. While in itself, it isn't "exciting" videofor most people, for those who are into astronomy, [adrotate group="6"]an occulation of objects is indeed fascinating…
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Dec
23
2013

Admiring Horses – a Canon EOS 5D Mark II short

There's a certain peacefulness about this short that just spoke to me when I watched it the first time... I hope it rubs off on you the way it did for me. It is simple (and sometimes simple is just so nice), and there's only…
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Nov
6
2013

Must SEE! "Harry Grows Up" Offbeat romantic comedy for adults, starring babies

Yesterday, Mark Nickelsburg sent me an email - and I get plenty of these every day - asking me to have a look at his film "Harry Grows Up" - and many times, I watch the first bits of things that get sent in and…
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