Posts Tagged ‘Video’

Jun
16
2011

Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) “will not be ready for professional use” says Larry Jordan-and other FCPX info

Apple plans to release Final Cut Pro X (FCPX) in the month of June - many expect it to be next week (see macrumors.com) but FCP guru Larry Jordan says "It will not be ready for professional use." Larry made this comment in a presentation…
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Jun
15
2011

‘closure’ – the next stillmotion short film contest – win prizes!

continuing the planet5D and stillmotion partnership, stillmotion has announced the next theme in the short film contest - "closure". This is something they've been doing for a while and we're going to be working together to not only promote the contest, but planet5D will host…
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Jun
14
2011

DSLR Solutions announces a simple inexpensive DSLR follow focus

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…
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Jun
14
2011

“Speedliter’s Handbook” – I HATE this book! You should buy it!

"Speedliter's Handbook: Learning to Craft Light with Canon Speedlites" -- I do indeed HATE this book - immediately upon opening the shipping package and skimming thru the nearly 400 pages I thought to myself, "I love this book - no, I hate this book!" and…
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Jun
13
2011

Canon Announces new EF-S 55-250 f/4-5.6 IS II lens

Canon UK announces a new EF-S 55-250 f/4-5.6 IS II lens - note that this is a new EF-S lens (designed for the crop sensors) so it won't work on the 5D2. This will also be bundled as a kit lens for the Canon EOS…
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Jun
6
2011

Objects in the lens may be closer than they appear – using depth of field

Something not specifically HDSLR related, but fun none the less - a fun video showing extreme use of tricks of the lenses to fake people into thinking objects are larger than they appear... and you can create these effects with super deep depth of field.…
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Jun
1
2011

The Creators of “Her Morning Elegance” Launch the First Global Excision Art Project

Do you guys remember seeing this very cool "Here Morning Elegance" stop motion video? You probably have, it has over 19 million views on youtube... but I'll bet you didn't know it was shot on the Canon EOS 5D. And now, if you're a fan,…
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May
26
2011

Canon U.S.A. updates on new EF lens availability for 2011

Canon issued an update today on the planned avalibility of the EF lenses they announced last fall. Please see the PR below for all the details. the PR LAKE SUCCESS, N.Y., May 25, 2011 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging, today announced…
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May
25
2011

Redrock Micro unveils Universal Bundles for HDSLR cameras

Redrock Micro unveils new Universal Bundles for HDSLR cameras - releasing 7 HDSLR rigging configuration bundles giving you the flexibility of multiple setups from just one purchase. Please read the press release below for additional info. [caption id="attachment_11045" align="aligncenter" width="551" caption="Redrock Micro Universal Bundles"][/caption] The…
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May
23
2011

Help us ‘pay it forward’ via this Drobo 100 contest

Everyone remember the "Pay it Forward" movie? Well, hopefully you do and understand the idea of passing along something good to someone else. The folks at Drobo are going to give away 100 Drobos and we've submitted our entry (see video below). Our entry is…
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