Tag Archives: focus
Posted on 05. Dec, 2013 by planetmitch.
The folks at DSLRSolutions.net sent me their latest Ultra-simple follow focus for an early preview. The short review: if you’re looking for a simple inexpensive focus assist for your DSLR (this works for photographers too!), this one is almost perfect for your needs. It adjusts to just about any size lens (the massive and the […]
Posted on 27. Nov, 2013 by planetmitch.
We’ve shown you the DSLR Solutions follow focus before (see this post) but they’ve just made it even better! The new unit is called the DSLR Solutions Ultra-Simple Follow Focus and we’ve not only got all the info below, but we have one of these and will be posting a review in a couple of […]
Posted on 29. Oct, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
There are many reasons why ‘cinema’ lenses have evolved the way they have – long focus throw, markings on the sides for easy visibility etc… so why not have great cinema lenses for the Blackmagic Cinema Cameras? LockCircle is looking to add to the lenses available for you shooters using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera and […]
Posted on 15. Oct, 2013 by steven schwartz.
Back to Photography 101 Basics – how to create sharp, rich in-focus images. From The Phoblographer, learning how to get sharper still photographs pays off in better-looking videos too. 7 Tips for Sharper Photographs Hold the Camera Correctly Sharpness begins with camera handling. Whether using a large HDSLR or mirror-less camera, two hands are […]
Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Ever wanted to wirelessly (or even wired) remotely control your HDSLR? While there might be several options out there, this new one called the K-Circle from our friends at lockCircle looks pretty darn cool. It is nice to have the option of being able to buy the wired version to start out and then be […]
Posted on 18. Nov, 2012 by planetmitch.
What’s coming in the future for cameras? The folks at Lytro continue to push the bleeding edge of at least one aspect of photography – and that is ‘focus’ – and they’re moving forward a bit more into the arena of perspective shift. The interesting thing about the Lytro experience is that it lets the […]
Posted on 07. Nov, 2012 by planetmitch.
FocusMaker is another entry in the inexpensive (this one is $89) follow focus market arrived in our inbox this morning. We’re looking forward to trying this out. Have a look at our earlier coverage of some other follow focus units “daily planet5D #31 – inexpensive follow focus” FocusMaker™ Introduction FocusMaker™ is an invaluable focusing tool […]
Posted on 21. Feb, 2012 by patryk kizny.
DitoGear™ is pleased to announce the release of DitoGear™ OmniHead and DitoGear™ LensDrive. Both new products address the expectations of the most demanding cinematographers working with film, digital cinema, timelapse or stop motion needing a compact, precise and fully featured motion control tools. Both products are available on preorder now at DitoGear Store. Shipping starts […]
Posted on 06. Sep, 2011 by planetmitch.
We found ArchRig just the other day and since we’d never seen them before and they’re having a sale, we thought we’d better pass the news on to you in case you’re interested. Oh, if you want to jump straight to Amazon to buy one (and get free shipping) – buy now An ArchRig demo […]
Posted on 23. Jun, 2011 by planetmitch.
There’s a buzz going around the web since yesterday about Lytro (a new camera brand that was announced just Tuesday) which features the functionality of selectively changing the focus of your image after it is taken and you can change the focus any time you want. You will also be able to share the photos […]
Posted on 17. Jun, 2011 by planetmitch.
Not my words but those of Karel Donk who’s not been a fan of the Canon EOS 5D Mark II (reviews) since just about day one. Here’s a bit of his latest controversial post… [source: 5DMk2blog] Snips from Karel Donk By now you’re probably thinking I’m being too hard on this camera and I understand […]
Posted on 14. Jun, 2011 by planetmitch.
DSLR Solutions announces a simple inexpensive DSLR follow focus – a planet5D exclusive first look at this new HDSLR follow focus unit from dslrsolutions.net. We talked with Aric Spence yesterday and this could very well be a great product for those not wanting to buy a rails system to mount a follow focus. It has […]