Tag Archives: DSLR
Posted on 03. Dec, 2013 by steven schwartz.
When I first saw this article by our friends at Red Shark News: Canon EOS 1DC: Is this the “perfect” camera? it raised my usual reaction, “Really, is there such a thing? A “perfect” camera?” What I learned was surprising. The Canon EOS 1D C records 4K video – the only DSLR that does as […]
Posted on 01. Dec, 2013 by planetmitch.
planet5D is excited to bring you an exclusive Cyber Monday deal from DSLR Solutions! DSLR Solutions Cyber Monday special planet5D Cyber Monday special is open tonight at Midnight PST We are not offering any other Cyber Monday specials and planet5D will be the only place to hear about and get the code. Details: – One […]
Posted on 21. Nov, 2013 by steven schwartz.
When shooting video with a DSLR, if you’ve ever wondered why your videos seem to be washed out – with less contrast and deep color than your still images, you may be suffering from unwanted light hitting the front element of your lens. Video’s slower shutter speeds gives your camera’s sensor more time to accumulate […]
Posted on 05. Nov, 2013 by steven schwartz.
Smooth moving shots are becoming commonplace in videos these days. Steadicams with vests and articulating arms are not only expensive and require endurance and hours of training and practice, as a result they most often appear on high budget shoots with multiple member crews. If you want to “fly” a camera on a low budget, […]
Posted on 31. Oct, 2013 by planetmitch.
There’s a new Canon EOS 5D Mark III kit available these days – the “old” kit included the Canon 24-105 L and now the “new” kit includes the Canon 24-70 L Also, see below for info on the new 1.2.3 firmware that was just released Canon EOS 5D Mark III kit with 24-70 I was […]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2013 by planetmitch.
Canon has just announced updates to the Canon EOS 1D C and the Canon EOS-1D X via firmware changes – bringing updates to existing features as well as adding new ones. This is all good! Canon says the Canon EOS-1D X updates bring: more efficient automation that takes the task of changing settings away from […]
Posted on 20. Sep, 2013 by planetmitch.
This is a guest post from Edward Tyson of expertshielduk.com. I’ve been a long time advocate of protecting LCDs myself, but I don’t care for the big plastic ones included with some cameras (like Nikon). Tho the advantage is that they’re included sometimes and a “bird in the hand…” as they say. The problem for […]
Posted on 19. Sep, 2013 by joshua orozco.
I was just like everyone else, waiting anxiously for Canon’s super Canon EOS 1D C DSLR announcement. And when that announcement came, the loyalists swooned and the doubters spoke up loudly. One year later, validation comes in the form of European Broadcast Standards Tier 1 approval for HD production. But what about the rest of […]
Posted on 04. Sep, 2013 by planetmitch.
Astronomy has been something I’ve always been fascinated by and why not combine our gear love (in this case a stock Canon EOS 7D) and love of the stars with photography? Astrophotography can be amazingly beautiful as you can see from the images below submitted to planet5D by Alan Brock. I had seen Alan’s photo […]
Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 by planetmitch.
I am incredibly excited to come meet all of you! We’ve been working on this a while and it is just so great to be able to finally share it with you and I hope each one of you is close enough to one of these cities to come by and meet us! Barry Andersson […]
Posted on 30. Aug, 2013 by planetmitch.
I don’t know how we’ve all missed this incredible, really inexpensive, DYI DSLR video rig! It was published back in 2010 and we’ve all been missing out. This do-it-yourself rig could be the best thing ever for shooting DSLR video! Crazy DSLR Rig Contraption Description and directions Don’t spend thousands of dollars on an expensive […]
Posted on 23. Aug, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
There’s another MōVI clone on the horizon called the Ghost – here’s some info! They’re fundraising on kickstarter and you’ve got 4 days left to get in on the action — and the good news is they’re already funded (currently at about 350%). There are some options to get some early bird discounts there on […]