Tag Archives: Video
Posted on 23. Oct, 2013 by steven schwartz.
With so many new video camera announcements, can Elle and Joe at Digital Bolex cut through the noise? This post over at Digital Bolex gives a glimpse of what may make this new cam one-of-a-kind. These first few frame grabs and a short test with their first sensor-calibrated model (incidentally named “Derek”) look very impressive. […]
Posted on 21. Oct, 2013 by planetmitch.
We’ve published quite a few interesting pieces by Jonathan Yi over the past couple of years and yesterday I saw this amazing little video that Jonathan published that I just absolutely had to ask him about! Jon was able to film an ‘impromptu’ concert by Paul McCartney in Times Square in New York City with […]
Posted on 16. Oct, 2013 by joshua orozco.
A few years ago Sony changed the game when they introduced the first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with an APS-C sized sensor. Today via B&H, Sony announces the A7 and A7r, the world’s first mirrorless, interchangeable lens camera with a full-frame sensor. From this B&H story on the new Sony a7 and a7R Sony has […]
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 11. Oct, 2013 by steven schwartz.
We’ve come far from just a few years ago when studio video cameras were bulky and expensive. But actually, could you use a sub $1,000 camera that fits into your cargo shorts as a full-on studio cam? This article from Red Shark News about the BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Camera may be a little tongue-in-cheek, but […]
Posted on 07. Oct, 2013 by steven schwartz.
Apple’s update to iOS 7 “Camera” app is a winner; check out this LensProToGo article to find out why. The New iOS 7 Camera App Today marks yet another significant milestone for Apple–the release of iOS 7. This operating system is by far the biggest change to iOS that’s ever been made, most importantly in […]
Posted on 19. Sep, 2013 by rob ruscher.
The Sony FS700 is a camera that continues to impress me. When asked to shoot a documentary about a guy who is 5’5″ and can dunk we knew we wanted to shoot some of the scenes in slow motion. With the budget and time constraints, the FS700 was our camera. More importantly than the actual […]
Posted on 06. Sep, 2013 by planetmitch.
Richard Harrington from PhotoFocus.com makes a special quick appearance on the planet5D podcast live from PhotoShop World in Las Vegas. Richard Harrington is the founder of RHED Pixel, a visual communications company based in Washington, D.C. He is the Publisher of Photofocus and Creative Cloud User as well as an author on Lynda.com. We only […]
Posted on 04. Sep, 2013 by Keith Alvendia.
Very interesting set of tests from the cinema5D folks comparing the Canon EOS 7D to the Sony F65 and Alexa and then showing differences between beauty filters for video. Beauty Filter Test – 6 cameras, 18 filters to enhance digital on skin cinema5D presents the Beauty Filter Test. We have tested 18 different glass filters […]
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 25. Aug, 2013 by planetmitch.
Just saw this tweet by @AnthonyQuintano which is one of our greatest fears about using these multi-copters for any events near crowds. We don’t know much about whether there were any injuries – but maybe the bulls caused more injuries than the copter crash… these crazy people were there for a “bull run” – read […]
Posted on 23. Aug, 2013 by planetmitch.
The tweet that got me to the video basically said it all… Sick, sick, sick footage of Bob Burnquist's Dreamland in action. Wait for the copter scenes at the end. t.co/iBnhUg6XqZ — David Bean (@davidbean) August 23, 2013 I did spot several kinds of cameras doing the shooting… HDSLRs, goPros, and I think one or […]