Nikon announces D5000

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As expected by the rumor sites, Nikon has announced the D5000 (amazon pre-order link). It will compete against the Canon Rebel T1i/500D in the upper end of the DSLRV consumer …

Zacuto announces GunStock DSLR rigs

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Zacuto announced a new group of “DSLR Gunstock Shooter” rigs for more secure photography and filmmaking. These rigs are similar to shotguns (hence the ‘GunStock’ nickname) in that they’re held …

Buyer’s Guide

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Many of you may not be aware of our Canon 5D mk ii buyer’s guide. We used to highlight the vendors on every blog post, but then we decided to move …

NeoScene update for 29.97

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NeoScene has announced their tool now handles the 5D mk ii video properly at 29.97 frames per second… From their post on dvinfo.net: “Weekend Beta of NeoScene 1.1.3 We finally …

Availability updates

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In moving to the new blog, I’ve just realized that many of you may be missing out on the updates on who has bodies and kits available etc. So, I’m …

New Vendor for Video products

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I’m working on all sorts of enhancements for planet5d (you may have noticed that we’re using WordPress for our blog now – tho expect the template to change in the …

5D mk ii vendors with stock

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Updated 3/18 7am Central USA Adorama has bodies and kits in stock – order NOW! Abe’s of Main has bodies in stock Best Buy has bodies in stock Norman Camera …

Adorama Stock!

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Just got off the phone with Max at Adorama – the warehouse has about 50 units in stock and they’re filling the 24 or so web orders right now. So, …