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Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Patrick Moreau from @stillmotion sent me this over the weekend – they’ve just launched another very cool series of training videos on “Storytelling the stillMotion way” and I know you’ll enjoy these! They’re working with vimeo, with etiquette, and cinevate to produce these. Overview: Storytelling the StillMotion way is a free, 4 part video tutorial [...]
Posted on 23. Apr, 2013 by planetmitch.
Glenn Przyborski sent me this some time ago and it has been stuck in my queue – sorry Glen! I enjoyed this mainly because it is indeed a high energy commercial shot on the Canon EOS 5D Mark III – simple, yet well done – another great example of how HDSLRs can and are being [...]
Posted on 09. Apr, 2013 by planetmatt.
NAB is looking very exciting and Blackmagic is aggressively adding to their repertoire of cameras. Remember, just last year this company dived headfirst into making their FIRST camera ever: an affordable cinema camera that could shoot RAW and have high dynamic range images. Dubbed early on as the mini Alexa, my BMCC (orded 6/1/12) JUST [...]
Posted on 05. Apr, 2013 by planetmitch.
One of the sections of cinema5D that was dearly loved was the “videoLog” — and it too has come over to planet5D — but unfortunately I’ve been wrangling with a programming team for the last month to get it back up and running. Well, I can finally say that it is BACK! And, it is on [...]
Posted on 05. Mar, 2013 by planetmitch.
An overview of 3 different mics from RØDE and 3 different ways of recording audio for your DSLR. This video covers the SmartLav, the Lav mic, and the Video Mic (with new Rycote shock mount). In future episodes, I’ll cover more detail about the different options and what causes problems (opportunities). rode mic side by [...]
Posted on 18. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
I’m going to sound like a broken record because I’ve posted him several times – Devin Graham is doing some great stuff – and this is no exception – he manages to make this look fun while at the same time we know he’s working his tail off to get these gigs and making a [...]
Posted on 14. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
This is another guest post from Abraham Joffe – who recently caused a lot of controversy with his post “4k kills the photography business? The Canon EOS 1D C shooting stills!” This isn’t controversial, but indeed educational – thanks Abraham! There is nothing quite like the feeling of heading off to a new part of [...]
Posted on 08. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
The other day, we showed off the new RØDE iXY microphone for your iPhone 4 or iPad – today we have a quick report on the brand new version of the incredibly popular RØDE Videomic called the “Rode VideoMic with Rycote Lyre Suspension System” – with a brand new shock mount from Rycote! No more [...]
What’s it like living on the sea for an eight year old? Excellent short film by Christine Schmitthenner
Posted on 07. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
Yesterday (as just about every day here on our little planet) we got an email from a reader, this time Christine Schmitthenner (filmmaking website & sailing website) about this little movie she had made with her Canon EOS 7D and after watching, we just had to share it with you. It is an beautiful documentary [...]
Posted on 07. Feb, 2013 by planetmitch.
We welcome TJ Diaz (from xFly Films) as a guest blogger – he’s going to write a series on using multicopters for Aerial Photography – including some discussion on the dos and don’ts in future articles. In the USA, there’s been a lot of discussion of the risks and there will be some new rules [...]
Posted on 29. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
There are often new people reading planet5D and I find that they don’t always know all the terms we use as filmmakers so I thought I’d cover some basics every now and then. I’ve recently been sent two different Neutral Density (ND) filters and so what better time to introduce you to the Eclipse ND [...]
Posted on 28. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
Kevin Good is at it again – this time with an under $1000 camera battle of the fittest featuring: Canon Rebel T4i with 18-55mm kit lens ($899) Sony NEX-6 with 16-50mm kit lens ($998) Panasonic GH2 with 14-42mm kit lens, both stock and with Flowmotion v2.02 hack ($699) Let’s get this out of the way: [...]