Tag Archives: cinema
Posted on 16. Oct, 2013 by joshua orozco.
A few years ago Sony changed the game when they introduced the first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor. Today via B&H, Sony announces the A7 and A7r, the world’s first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with a full-frame sensor. From this B&H story on the new Sony a7 and a7R Sony has […]
Posted on 30. Sep, 2013 by joshua orozco.
Crowd-funding, and Kickstarter in particular, is becoming a household term to the unknown creatives of the world: writers, photographers, inventors, performance artists and more. It is a marketing and financial vehicle to produce a project that may not otherwise have an opportunity to see the light of day. So why does Spike Lee, an Academy […]
Posted on 08. Jul, 2013 by planetmitch.
Description Jonah talks about the CN-E lens comparison. DPs Scott Regan and Teddy Hoffman joined me in playing with the new Canon CN-E Cine Primes on the C300, Scarlet-X and AF100. Magnanimous Media is an HD video camera rental house in Chicago, IL. Aside from HD video cameras, we also offer DSLR support gear, LED […]
Posted on 23. May, 2013 by planetmitch.
At NAB 2013, I ran into Rod Clark who’s now representing Formatt-Hitech as Global VP of Marketing and I’m sure you’ll be hearing more from Formatt-Hitech as their filter products seem pretty awesome! We hope to be not only testing these, but giving some away to lucky planet5D readers soon! Keep your eyes peeled! Press […]
Posted on 31. Jan, 2013 by planetmatt.
It is great to know that just because mass shipping has not yet occurred with the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, the team at Blackmagic is staying busy doing an impressive job with firmware updates. The new software update can be found here and includes time lapse recording, aperture indicator when using compatible EF lenses, ExFAT formatting […]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by Maddie.
What is it like using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera on set? Emmanuel Sapolsky sent planet5D a ton of exclusive information on what he learned while filming “the ride to fame” and we’re thrilled to share it with you. It all started with the wish to test the new Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera features with an […]
Posted on 23. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
“Trip to Mexico” is not only a new Blackmagic Cinema Camera short, but it is one of the Vimeo Staff Picks – so it is getting a lot of attention – so we had to bring it to your attention too. We’d love to hear your thoughts on this video? Cinematic? Fabulous dynamic range? Does […]
Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by planetmatt.
(planetMitch note: this is a post by our roving Blackmagic Cinema Camera reporter planetMatt Battershell) By now you have known the Blackmagic Cinema Camera to be no slouch in making headlines, rocking NAB, delivering incredible images, and… well, getting delayed. Again. By months. Perhaps my loyal HDSLR ‘fans’ have wondered where I went? I sense […]
Posted on 14. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Our good friends over at @stillmotion have produced a wondrous story with the Canon EOS C100 – the first time thru, I started out watching the Canon EOS C100 performance and then, in typical stillmotion style, I got wrapped up in the story and forgot I was watching it to see more about the Canon […]
Posted on 10. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Erik Naso sent us his hands on review of the Canon EOS C100 (planet5D will be getting one to test as well!) – you can see more on his blog post as well… here’s a snippet: The Image. Right off the bat I can tell you the image is fantastic! Sharp and natural looking. I […]
Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by planetmitch.
in this episode of the daily planet5D, we take a look at the Photography & Cinema (P&C) Gearbox – an awesome mini handheld rig and camera cage mixed into one easily transported support system. It can hold large cameras as well as smaller ones like the Panasonic GH2 or even a point and shoot. And, […]
Posted on 29. Aug, 2012 by planetmitch.
Canon also this morning announced these two new 4K and 2K digital cinema zoom lenses. It may help to review the Canon EOS C300 announcement as they discussed several other new cinema zoom lenses at the time. Canon adds 2 new Cinema Zoom lenses for 4k and 2k cameras CANON U.S.A. INTRODUCES TWO COMPACT LIGHTWEIGHT […]