Tag Archives: cinema
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 [...]
Posted on 31. May, 2012 by planetmitch.
The other day, engadget posted a story Editorial: Despite shaky 48 fps Hobbit preview, high frame rates will take off. We were all so excited back in 2009 when the Canon EOS 5D Mark II was upgraded to 24fps in a firmware update because 30fps looks “too much like news or a soap opera.” What [...]
Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by planetmitch.
UPDATE: There’s also this documentary short! “Oscar nominated doc shot with Canon 5D Mark II Film chronicles Japanese quake” – the short is called “The Tsunami and the Cherry Blossom” This morning we’ve seen several tweets and the official announcement from Danfung himself that his Canon EOS 5D Mark II movie “Hell and Back Again” [...]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2011 by planetmitch.
Tom Lowe shot to the forefront of the timelapse and movie world when he released his short “Learning to Fly” back on April 6th 2008, and planet5D was the first to show it to the HDSLR universe just two days later with our post (we like to think we helped launch its popularity). Tom has [...]
Posted on 03. Oct, 2011 by planetmitch.
“Hell and Back Again” by Danfung Dennis is a Canon EOS 5D Mark II documentary about war – we’ve posted about it before, ““Hell and Back Again” by Danfung Dennis wins Sundance WORLD CINEMA GRAND JURY PRIZE – DOCUMENTARY” and now the movie is premiering in NYC as well as having a bunch of showings [...]