Posts Tagged ‘nikon’

Apr
17
2014

Circular Fisheye lens from Lensbaby Now Available

I've always been fascinated by what LensBaby is doing (I even interviewed them several years ago on the podcast) and this entry into the 'fisheye' world looks interesting.[adrotate group="6"] Lensbaby Launches a 5.8mm 185° Circular Fisheye Lens for Creative Photography Lensbaby, makers of creative effects…
Mar
7
2014

New Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Challenges Zeiss OTUS for Supremacy

We here at planet5D have been really impressed with the Zeiss Otus 1.4/55 ZF.2 lens. In fact we've posted about it three times (here, here, and here). Well, there's a new kid on the block[adrotate group="6"] - the the new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 Art lens.…
Feb
24
2014

Hot! Nikon Releases the Nikon D4s

Nikon rolls out a new version of the Nikon D4 called the Nikon D4s - which surprisingly is already available for pre-order at Adorama at $6,496.95. It should be available on March 6th. Very similar in some respects to the Nikon D4, the D4s will…
Jan
13
2014

New Entry-level Nikon D3300 loses the L-P filter and gains 24MP

The majority of planet5D readers use Canon cameras so why this announcement about an entry-level Nikon? Because the truth is that there are many companies making excellent cameras and we are lucky to have so many to choose from. And, it's more about what we're…
Nov
23
2013

Lions tasting a roving Nikon D800E – "Car-L" meets the lions

Trey Ratcliffe posted this on google+ -- cool to see a Nikon D800 E visiting the cubs [adrotate group="6"] [adrotate group="9"] Car-L meets the lions https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lRY4-feFZZY [adrotate group="7"] youtube description "Car L" meets the lions. The remote controlled 4x4 camera buggy gets up close and…
Sep
20
2013

Protect your camera's LCD. Expert Shield tells you how.

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…
Aug
30
2013

Convert your film camera to digital!

I'm guessing many of us have old cameras that shot film but we're either lazy or just love our old bodies and wish we could use them again. Well, if James Jackson has anything to do with it, you'll soon be able to re-use those…
Aug
7
2013

ZEISS – No compromises – the new Zeiss 1,4/55

We don't seem to talk enough about lenses if you ask me and this article about the new Zeiss 1,4/55 due out later this year is very interesting and I can't wait to try one. It is one of a new family of photography lenses…
Aug
1
2013

Rhino Rig for DSLR & Cinema Cameras by Kyle Hart

This looks to be a very versatile rigging system for a lot of different HDSLRs as well as the larger cinema cameras like the Canon EOS C100 and RED etc. plus if you support them on their kickstarter project, you'll get a discount. [adrotate group="6"]…
Jun
30
2013

Will Nikon get RAW video as well? Early 1.5fps samples just released!

This just in... the first RAW Video samples are coming in from Nikon cameras - the first one I've seen is from a Nikon D700 posted by Simone! tho note, this is very early as so far they're only getting about 1.5 frames per second,…