Tag Archives: Video
Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by planetmatt.
planetMitch note: This is a follow up to the poll planetMatt posted last week As of this writing, we have had 317 votes, broken down as follows: C 133 votes (Blackmagic Cinema Camera Rec. 709) D 113 votes (Blackmagic Cinema Camera film gamut) B 47 votes (Sony FS100) A 24 votes (Canon 5dmkII) Some people correctly [...]
Posted on 25. Jan, 2013 by planetmitch.
Lydia Hurlbut – CEO and Co-Founder of Hurlbut Visuals Lydia Hurlbut is the co-founder and CEO of Hurlbut Visuals. According to her amazing bio: “For the past 25 years Lydia’s career path has been varied with an expertise in numerous fields including: pediatric nursing, forensic science, life coaching, marketing and film production. Lydia first envisioned [...]
Posted on 18. Jan, 2013 by planetmatt.
Why is skin tone such an important deal? Shouldn’t we be looking at trees and bricks for aliasing? Eh, not so much. At the end of the day, your audience – especially with a narrative film – is going to relate with humans. And human faces tend to show emotion which furthers your story. And [...]
Posted on 04. Jan, 2013 by Maddie.
Lil-Mule is a new timelapse and video camera dolly being funded (hopefully) over on kickstarter. We were sent this interesting kickstarter project for time-lapse fanatics (well, of course you can use it for video as well without the motor) and it looked pretty cool, so we thought we’d alert you! Who knows, maybe we’ll get [...]
Posted on 03. Jan, 2013 by Maddie.
What is it like using the Blackmagic Cinema Camera on set? Emmanuel Sapolsky sent planet5D a ton of exclusive information on what he learned while filming “the ride to fame” and we’re thrilled to share it with you. It all started with the wish to test the new Blackmagic Design Cinema Camera features with an [...]
Posted on 23. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
“Trip to Mexico” is not only a new Blackmagic Cinema Camera short, but it is one of the Vimeo Staff Picks – so it is getting a lot of attention – so we had to bring it to your attention too. We’d love to hear your thoughts on this video? Cinematic? Fabulous dynamic range? Does [...]
Posted on 21. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
Everyone knows you can’t light an interview for only $26 – it is just impossible right? Well, our good friends over at stillmotion show us how they made the cheapest lighting they could come up with. And, they want you to know about the SMAPP app they released earlier this year (and planet5D was the [...]
Posted on 20. Dec, 2012 by planetmatt.
(planetMitch note: this is a post by our roving Blackmagic Cinema Camera reporter planetMatt Battershell) By now you have known the Blackmagic Cinema Camera to be no slouch in making headlines, rocking NAB, delivering incredible images, and… well, getting delayed. Again. By months. Perhaps my loyal HDSLR ‘fans’ have wondered where I went? I sense [...]
Posted on 13. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
New Blackmagic Cinema Camera short called “A Night in Nine Elms” hits the streets to show the capabilities of doing basically a one man shoot and some serious night time work. There’s definitely some serious dynamic range going on here, but what do you think? How’s the grain in the title sequence with the bridge? [...]
Posted on 12. Dec, 2012 by planetmitch.
I was cruising around Facebook this morning when I ran into Patryk Kizny’s (DitoGear and LookyCreative) new timelapse destined for the Fulldome of Omnimax, which he shot in 8K, which of course is easy to do with the right camera (in this case something called an Hartblei Hcam-1 camera (bit.ly/hcam2)) Omnimax seems like a perfect [...]
Posted on 28. Nov, 2012 by planetmitch.
the first Canon EOS 6D footage has been spotted in the wild and it is from a pre-production camera (thus the label “beta”) and we’d love to know what you think so we’ve posted a poll at the bottom… I’m going to hold off on my comments so as to not influence your voting and [...]
Posted on 26. Nov, 2012 by planetmitch.
Continuing from our post on Black Friday, we’ve got some additional bargains to report! We’ll update as we find more UPDATE 1: Added GITZO at the bottom – 10% off! UPDATE 2: Added P&C at the bottom – 40% off! UPDATE 3: CineFlare: We will be offering special discounts: 30% off your entire purchase. Final [...]