planet5D

  • newWhat’s the Secret of this Movie Which Earned $300 Million in 3 Days?

    What’s the Secret of this Movie Which Earned $300 Million in 3 Days?

    It is my pleasure to write a very short post introducing a longer, thoughtful one by Ben Kuchera and Chris Plante over at Polygon. Because in the end, all of our efforts in filmmaking – even when we ARE gearheads — are about storytelling. In this…
    - 1 hour ago25 Jul 14, 1:50pm -
  • newWhat are Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights? Find Out!

    What are Golden Hour, Blue Hour and Twilights? Find Out!

    Everyone I know talks about shooting at the “Magic hour,” others refer to the “Golden Hour” or others yet say in the morning or at night.  Everyone clear? Have you ever considered (or heard) of the other “Magic hours” for light? Golden H…
    - 2 hours ago25 Jul 14, 1:31pm -
  • Canon Sensors with 14 Stops of Dynamic Range, Just Like Sony and Nikon? Well, Yes But…

    Canon Sensors with 14 Stops of Dynamic Range, Just Like Sony and Nikon?  Well, Yes But…

    Yeah, caught my attention, too. But this IS the take-away of Wojciech Toman upon testing Magic Lantern’s (yes, of course – why didn’t I think they were the answer immediately?) Dual ISO functionality. So: 14 stops of dyamic range from what are…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 2:14pm -
  • Novel Competitor to Steadycam and MoVI at a Fraction of the Price?

    Novel Competitor to Steadycam and MoVI at a Fraction of the Price?

    We used to talk non-stop about Steadicams and sliders. These days, it’s all about 3-axis gimbals. I want one. But in the final analysis, it’s not about the tool so much as the result: smooth, hand-held shots. The folks over at DVCity have an alte…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 1:50pm -
  • Final Cut Pro 10.1.2 Boasts Workflow Improvements and Feature Enhancements

    Final Cut Pro 10.1.2 Boasts Workflow Improvements and Feature Enhancements

    You may be familiar with kaizen, the Japanese practice of continuous improvement. You may be less familiar with its origins as an American concept brought to Japan after WW II by, among others, W. Edwards Demming. No matter its origin or current chie…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 1:29pm -
  • cinema@planet5D is back! Hand picked awesome videos

    cinema@planet5D is back! Hand picked awesome videos

    Yes, it is true! The cinema@planet5D is back! Our cinema section was very popular or year or two ago, and with the failed switch to the “videolog” and the forums, the cinema site was shut down for a while. I continue to see awesome movies and man…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 4:56pm -
  • Is the Panasonic GH4 as Game Changing as Everyone Thought 3 Months Ago?

    Is the Panasonic GH4 as Game Changing as Everyone Thought 3 Months Ago?

    When guys like Michael Reichmann, Philip Bloom, Caleb Pike and Dave Dugdale write about either buying or switching entirely from Canon to Panasonic;  video comparisons here, here, and here offer unequivocal demonstrations of superior GH4 footage; a…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 1:57pm -
  • Spike Lee Shoots The Game on Digital Bolex D16 Cameras, and Scores

    Spike Lee Shoots The Game on Digital Bolex D16 Cameras, and Scores

    There is nothing quite like a celebrity endorsement to rubber stamp a new product in the minds of wavering buyers. In this case there are two celebrities and a well-known corporation involved – director Spike Lee, songstress Kelly Rowland and soft…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 1:45pm -
  • planet5D podcast #20 Timelapse discussion and more with Ron Risman

    planet5D podcast #20 Timelapse discussion and more with Ron Risman

    Today we had Ron Risman from timelapseworkshops.com and cameratown.com – with us on the podcast! Show notes and links Discussion about time-lapse workshops The features of the Southwest More information about Ron’s workshops Is timelapse overdone…
    - 3 days ago22 Jul 14, 8:59pm -
  • Zeiss Optics with Video Ergonomics at a “Bargain” Price?

    Zeiss Optics with Video Ergonomics at a “Bargain” Price?

    Ever try to use a follow focus – even a good one, like the Edelkrone Focus One Pro – with a still camera autofocus lens from one of the major manufacturers? No? Good luck with that. It’s not that the gears won’t engage or that the focus pull…
    - 3 days ago22 Jul 14, 8:21pm -

planet5D Scoop News

Filmmakers


Shane Hurlbut

  • Life Balance: Is It Possible?

    Life Balance: Is It Possible?

    What are your daily rituals and how do they increase your creativity and inspiration? Creativity takes cultivation and discipline to stay on top of your game.
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 5:01pm -
  • Independent Filmmaking – Helen Disconnected

    Independent Filmmaking – Helen Disconnected

    Budget-minded filmmaking forces you to solve your problems within limitations. However, given the importance of the visuals to engage the audience in the story, we needed creative control over every aspect of the film’s aesthetic.
    - 9 days ago16 Jul 14, 5:09pm -
  • Filmmaker’s Spotlight – Tenebrae Lux

    Filmmaker’s Spotlight – Tenebrae Lux

    Ryan Boran is an inspiration to the indie filmmaking community, and we want to congratulate him for getting selected for this month’s Filmmakers Spotlight.
    - 16 days ago9 Jul 14, 8:10pm -
  • Part 2: Color Correction Made Easy

    Part 2: Color Correction Made Easy

    Matching different lenses to save time during color correction.
    - 23 days ago2 Jul 14, 5:17pm -
  • Color Correction Made Easy

    Color Correction Made Easy

    The Spyder Datacolor is my KISS (Keep it Simple Stupid) recipe for color correction success. Many of you have asked me how I mix so many formats so seamlessly.
    - 30 days ago25 Jun 14, 6:53pm -

Vincent Laforet (not updating - not sure why)

  • Announcing: VISUAL BUDDHA

    Announcing: VISUAL BUDDHA

    None of the readers of this blog will be surprised to find out that I love discovering new gear & technology.   Recently I’ve been focusing a lot less on it, both on this blog and in life in general. That being said, I’ve never lost the bug or…
    - 15 Jul 13, 7:33am -
  • Can personality trump talent when selecting crew?

    Can personality trump talent when selecting crew?

    A few weeks ago I wrote about how trying to balance managing and directing with friendship can be a tight-rope walking act.  In this post I wanted to talk about something that is seldom discussed by people on the hiring end of the equation, i.e. fro…
    - 12 Jul 13, 7:29pm -
  • Fair Warning to Photographers out there: Livebooks appears to be in serious trouble…

    Fair Warning to Photographers out there: Livebooks appears to be in serious trouble…

     I don’t want to be alarmist and I actually have been unable to confirm anything officially through LiveBooks themselves – but not for a lack of trying – but the news seems to be pretty dire for one of the largest photographer portfolio site b…
    - 9 Jul 13, 10:48pm -

Philip Bloom

planet5D youtube!

#2 TechTalkTime
#2 TechTalkTime2 TechTalkTime.From:Mitch AungerViews:10ratingsTime:01:01:53More inEntertainment
- 17 hours ago24 Jul 14, 10:03pm -
#20 Ron Risman from TimelapseWorkshops.com
#20 Ron Risman from TimelapseWorkshops.com20 Ron Risman from http://timelapseworkshops.com $100 off code! TLVOF5D will save your readers $100 off either of the workshops. http://TimelapseWorkshops.com to register.From:Mitch AungerViews:331…
- 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 11:51am -
iPro iPhone lens kit review from Schneider Optics
iPro iPhone lens kit review from Schneider Opticsthe iPro Lens kit for the iPhone 5 was sent to us by the good folks at Schneider Optics. Find out about them at iprolens.com I tested the iPro against the re...From:Mitch AungerViews:150211r…
- 4 days ago21 Jul 14, 5:00am -
Tech Talk Time
Tech Talk TimeTech Talk Time.From:Mitch AungerViews:151ratingsTime:48:36More inEntertainment
- 6 days ago19 Jul 14, 12:54pm -
#13 Jon Holland - planet5D podcast
#13 Jon Holland - planet5D podcastNOTE!!!! If you want to hear the REAL Audio, visit the blog post where I have the original audio file http://blog.planet5d.com/2014/06/planet5d-podcast-13-jon-holland-music-producer-and-filmmaker/...From:Mitch…
- 8 days ago17 Jul 14, 4:32pm -
emotimo TB3 planet5D Quick Look
emotimo TB3 planet5D Quick LookA quick look at the Emotimo TB3 3-axis Robot for timelapse and video. Make sure to read the whole review here: http://blog.planet5d.com/n9i3 Ok, well it isn'...From:Mitch AungerViews:2521ratingsTime:16:00Mo…
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News/Gear sites


cinema5D

News Shooter

  • newBlackmagic Design add histogram and audio level meters to their 4K Production camera
    By site editor Dan Chung: Another week, another announcement from Blackmagic Design. This time it is exciting news for owner and prospective buyers of the 4K Production camera. The company’s new free 1.9 Camera update adds overlays for histogram, a…
    - 23 hours ago24 Jul 14, 4:30pm -
  • newRode release NT-USB studio mic for iPad, OSX and Windows
    Guest post by Clinton Harn: Rode have just released their new NT-USB studio mic. Connecting via USB to an iPad, OSX or Windows PC it focusses on convenience and quick turn around times – useful in broadcast scenarios and fast sound recording applic…
    - 23 hours ago24 Jul 14, 4:03pm -
  • Video review: The DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ that fell from the sky
    Guest post by D J Clark: After playing with a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ in the park for the past month, I felt it was time to take it out on an assignment. 

The untreated footage, shot in standard auto mode with some adjustments while it was up in t…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 11:14pm -
  • Hoya’s new Antistatic EVO filters aim to banish dust from your lens front
    By site editor Dan Chung: Hoya are one of the world’s best known photographic filter makers. They have just launched a new range of Antistatic coated UV, protective and polarising filters. Designed to work in harsh environments they repel dust and…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 10:23am -

CheesyCam

  • Close Look Varavon Armor Cage for Panasonic GH3 / GH4 Cameras

    Close Look Varavon Armor Cage for Panasonic GH3 / GH4 Cameras

    To clear up any confusion, the dovetail is part of the cage and cannot be removed, but you can still mount any quick release you want. Check out the video for a closer look at the Varavon Armor Cage for the Panasonic GH3 / GH4 cameras. There is an…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 11:40pm -
  • PDMovie Remote Air Wireless Remote Follow Focus

    PDMovie Remote Air Wireless Remote Follow Focus

    If you’re looking for an affordable yet feature packed Wireless Follow Focus system then you may have seen the PDMovie Remote Air. Available in a few different packages, B&H currently has at least one of the PDMovie Wireless Follow Focus kits in st…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 8:33pm -
  • Sandisk Extreme Pro 480GB Solid State Deal

    Sandisk Extreme Pro 480GB Solid State Deal

    If your camera (i.e BlackMagic 4K) or external video recorder (i.e. Atomos Ninja) requires a Solid State Drive for capturing, here’s a good deal. Included with your purchase is a 10 Year Warranty on this 480GB Sandisk Extreme Pro SSD deal today (cl…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 3:21pm -
  • F&V R-300 LED Video Ring Light Softbox Kit

    F&V R-300 LED Video Ring Light Softbox Kit

    The R-300 light is one of my quick go-to lights used off camera on a set of stands. Battery power (or AC adapter), lightweight means I can go with lightweight stands, and compact for traveling. The R-300 can surprisingly match (if not better) the lar…
    - 4 days ago22 Jul 14, 2:09am -
  • Name the new Konova Auto Panning Slider

    Name the new Konova Auto Panning Slider

    Konova has recently released a new slider that automatically pans keeping your subject in frame. The name of the new product is still yet to be determined – by YOU. If your suggestion is chosen you could win $1400 worth of Konova stuff. Here’s a…
    - 9 days ago16 Jul 14, 3:38pm -

NoFilmSchool

DSLR video Shooter

  • The Studio Part 2: Grip and Lighting Accessories

    The Studio Part 2: Grip and Lighting Accessories

    This is the second episode in The Studio series of videos I’m doing (watch episode one here). In this edition we are going to take a close look at several grip and lighting tools I use in the studio and on the road. This is the kind of gear that yo…
    - 3 days ago22 Jul 14, 3:14pm -
  • Monday Like: The Most Quoted Man in News

    Monday Like: The Most Quoted Man in News

    "The Most Quoted Man in News" tells the story of Greg Packer, an average joe with an uncanny skill at making media appearances. Check out this great story.The post Monday Like: The Most Quoted Man in News appeared first on DSLR Video Shooter.
    - 4 days ago21 Jul 14, 2:59pm -
  • Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Under $500 at B&H

    Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Under $500 at B&H

    I’m having a hard time wrapping my head around this, but the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is listed for $495 at B&H Photo Video! Blackmagic is running a “Summer Special” according to their press release. So don’t waste any time and pick u…
    - 9 days ago16 Jul 14, 4:22pm -
  • The Studio Part 1: Light Stands

    The Studio Part 1: Light Stands

    This is the first installment of a series of studio equipment videos I’ll be posting. In this series I will be showing you gear that I’ve been using at the new studio here in Chicago. Most of the gear in this series also gets used out in the fie…
    - 10 days ago15 Jul 14, 2:50pm -
  • Pico Plates: The Swiss Army Knifes of 15mm Accessories

    Pico Plates: The Swiss Army Knifes of 15mm Accessories

    I’ve been using these Pico plates for a while now and love how flexible they are. Watch the review to learn more and see these killer little 15mm adapters in action. Pico Plate Kit ($49) 15mm Rail Quick Release Accessory 5x 1/4″ Threaded Holes fo…
    - 11 days ago14 Jul 14, 2:27pm -

Dare Dreamer Mag

  • Increase Client Satisfaction with Creative Briefs

    Increase Client Satisfaction with Creative Briefs

    A creative brief not only sets client expectations (thereby increasing satisfaction), but it provides the basis for all of your creative directions and decisions.
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 12:54pm -
  • Importance of Prioritizing

    Importance of Prioritizing

    Why I stopped podcasting in favor of spending more time on what I really want to do.
    - 18 days ago7 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
  • Lindsey Stirling Proves It’s Better to be Different

    Lindsey Stirling Proves It’s Better to be Different

    How does a dubstep-playing, ballet-dancing, classical violinist become a worldwide sensation? Being bold, brave and different.
    - 25 days ago30 Jun 14, 1:00pm -
  • Apple Releases FCPX 10.1.2

    Apple Releases FCPX 10.1.2

    Apple finally releases Final Cut Pro X 10.1.2. Some interesting media management features added. What do you like?
    - 28 days ago27 Jun 14, 6:20pm -
  • Finding and Using Contract Video Editors

    Finding and Using Contract Video Editors

    Four essential steps necessary in finding and utilizing contract video editors in a way that will allow you to scale your business and protect your brand.
    - 37 days ago18 Jun 14, 5:23pm -

Coming soon! New planet5D "answers" to your questions about gear and photography and filmmaking!

CameraTown

  • Nikon D810 Digital SLR Review by Photography Blog
    Review (Summary): "The Nikon D810 is a brand new 36 megapixel full-frame sensor DSLR camera with no optical low pass filter. The D810 also offers 1080/60p HD video, a 3.2-inch LCD screen, an optical viewfinder with 100% coverage and 5fps burst shooti…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 6:36pm -
  • PrimeCircle XM Cinema Lenses Now Available
    The new PrimeCircle XM (manual focus and manual aperture) cinema lenses are finally becoming available, featuring smooth focus action with calibrated (one to one) focus scales for precise follow-focus work. The XM Series is available in nine differen…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 7:30am -
  • Blackmagic Design Announces New Apple ProRes formats for all Blackmagic Design Cameras
    Blackmagic Design today announced the immediate availability of Camera 1.8.2 software which adds three new Apple ProResTM file formats for the Blackmagic Cinema Camera, Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Camera 1.8.2…
    - 8 days ago17 Jul 14, 6:27am -
  • Nikon Releases Capture NX-D RAW Image Processing Software for Free
    Nikon this week announced the release of the official version of Capture NX-D, its new development and adjustment software application for RAW images. Capture NX-D is available to download for free from today at http://nikonimglib.com/ncnxd/.
    - 9 days ago16 Jul 14, 8:53am -
  • DJI has released its 3-Axis stabilized handheld gimbal system-Ronin
    The DJI Ronin has been developed for the filmmaking professional. High build quality standards ensure that it keeps up with the demands of rigorous handheld and aerial use in trying environments. Simply hold it in your hands or mount it to an aircraf…
    - 9 days ago16 Jul 14, 8:50am -

Photography Bay

  • newSigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Back In Stock

    Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art Lens Back In Stock

    The new Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens is now in stock again for Canon mount; however, it is still in limited supply. Check it out here at B&H Photo. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally published on Photography Bay. RSSID#794326Re…
    - 22 hours ago24 Jul 14, 5:11pm -
  • Contour ROAM3 Action Cam Coming Soon

    Contour ROAM3 Action Cam Coming Soon

    Contour closed its doors in 2013 and then was purchased by an investment group in October last year. We saw Contour at CES 2014; however, there were no new camera models available. Now, Contour is poised to come back into the action cam market bigge…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 12:42pm -
  • Fuji Releases New Lens Roadmap for X-Series

    Fuji Releases New Lens Roadmap for X-Series

    Fuji has released a new lens roadmap for its X-Series mirrorless cameras, which include the recent X-T1 and X-E2 cameras. The updated roadmap includes a new XF90mm f/2.oR lens slated for the first half of 2015. The next available lens though is the X…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 5:22am -
  • Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition Unveiled

    Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition Unveiled

    Ricoh has announced a new Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition, which features a gunmetal gray finish with a matching BG-5 battery grip. There will be a limited run of only 2,000 units made. The kit also includes a exclusive black leather camera strap and 2 b…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 4:38am -
  • Canon “High Megapixel” Camera Referenced in Interview?

    Canon “High Megapixel” Camera Referenced in Interview?

    We previously heard some solid rumors in late 2013 that Canon was testing a 75MP+ pro-level DSLR. Now, a new round of hype is circulating around the rumor sites over the mention of a “high megapixel” EOS camera in an interview with a couple of Ca…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 7:22pm -

the C47

  • Matchstix
    Related Links...Cineo Lighting Matchstix InfoMatchstix Game...Notes: A mixed lighting challenge, this one was. We will have Cineo Lighting's Remote Phosphor lights at The Filmmaker's Intensive which starts on July 27th in Scotland!
    - 11 days ago14 Jul 14, 7:48pm -
  • The Filmmaker's Intensive 2014
    This video goes over The Filmmaker's Intensive 2014. The Filmmaker's Intensive (TFMI), is a one week program that was designed for a select number of people (up to 20), who want to learn the craft of lighting & shooting for documentary, corporate &…
    - 19 days ago6 Jul 14, 2:36pm -
  • Chillin' & Grillin'
    I finally connected with my good friend Chris Fenwick who is an amazing director, editor and educator. We talked shop about FCPX and all kinds of other goodies post NAB on his most excellent podcast FCPX Grill.Click below to have a listen and head o…
    - 97 days ago19 Apr 14, 7:53pm -
  • NAB 2014 - News Shooter Panel
    NAB 2014: NewsShooter Panel "Is DSLR Dead?" from Teradek on Vimeo.I did A LOT of teaching this year at NAB but was also asked back to be on a panel with the News Shooter guys. Honored to be in such company and we talked shop for awhile.-Jem
    - 14 Apr 14, 3:53pm -
  • New Series Coming Soon!
    Watch this space, YouTube and Vimeo in the near future. There is a new weekly series in the works called "On Set" that will provide tips, tricks and training on the craft of video production and filmmaking. And, it will be free!See you soon.Jem Sch…
    - 7 Apr 14, 3:13pm -

ProVideo Coalition

FD Times

  • Luc Besson’s “Lucy” Opens Today… Interview with Thierry Arbogast, AFC
    "Lucy" opens this Friday. It was directed by Luc Besson--famous for “The Big Blue” (1988), “La Femme Nikita” (1990), “The Fifth Element” and Léon, the Professional. He built the Cité du Cinema stages and post facilities in Saint-Denis,…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 4:19am -
  • Blackmagic Camera Updates
    Blackmagic Design announced a discount for their  Pocket Cinema Camera, previously  US $995, now $495. Limited time: sale ends August 31, 2014, subject to limited availability. Price reverts back to original rate, or (pure speculation--is a new mo…
    - 8 days ago18 Jul 14, 2:48am -
  • Criterion Collection on British Airways
    British Airways began showing some Criterion Collection in-flight movies this month. Criterion Collection has provided some of the highest quality DVD, Blu-Ray and streaming transfers of original films since 1984 – uncut and in the original as…
    - 9 days ago16 Jul 14, 5:38pm -
  • Photokina 2014
    Tuesday, September 16th to Sunday, September 21st, 2014 For visitors daily from 10:00 a.m. to 06:00 p.m. For exhibitors daily from 09:00 a.m. to 07:00 p.m.
    - 9 days ago16 Jul 14, 3:46pm -
  • Cinec 2014
    Dates: 21 – 23 September 2014 Venue: MOC Events Center, Hall 2 / 3, Lilienthalallee 40, 80939 Munich / Germany Exhibits Creation, Acquisition, Camera Technology, Camera Support/Grip, Lighting, Sound, Postproduction, Animation and Visual Effects,…
    - 9 days ago16 Jul 14, 3:32pm -

Studio Daily

  • newLily Allen “As Long As I Got You”
    English singer-songwriter Lily Allen wandered the grounds of the Glastonbury Festival near Somerset, England, last month, interacting with concert-goers and turning her latest music video into a spirited mini-documentary. Christopher Sweeney directed…
    - 9 hours ago25 Jul 14, 5:52am -
  • newHPA Slates Hollywood Symposium Leading into SMPTE 2014
    In the first event to grow out of the previously announced partnership between the Hollywood Post Alliance (HPA) and SMPTE, the HPA will host the SMPTE 2014 Symposium, a day-long event to be held Monday, October 20, at the El … more »
    - 17 hours ago24 Jul 14, 10:25pm -
  • newBlackmagic Adds Heads-Up Display to 4K Production Camera
    Blackmagic Design is making good on its promise to provide more frequent firmware upgrades with today's announcement of v1.9 of its camera software, which adds a new, long-awaited "heads-up display" (HUD) to the Blackmagic Production Camera 4K. Users…
    - 18 hours ago24 Jul 14, 9:04pm -
  • newWashington, D.C. Silver Line Ad
    The Washington (D.C.) Metropolitan Area Transit Authority debuted this TV spot in advance of this Saturday's long-awaited opening of its new Silver Line. The dance moves (set to "Escapee" by Architecture in Helsinki) were choreographed by D.C. reside…
    - 18 hours ago24 Jul 14, 9:03pm -
  • newDirector Anthony C. Ferrante on Sharknado 2
    It's back! Syfy's shark-infested waterspout of a TV movie, Sharknado, was an instant cult classic and social-media phenomenon when it aired last summer. The franchise returns July 30 to the cable channel—and simultaneously in more than 80 countries…
    - 22 hours ago24 Jul 14, 4:57pm -

ProLost

  • Explore Your Creativity with Slugline

    Explore Your Creativity with Slugline

    Slugline is featured on the App Store as a part of Apple’s Explore Your Creativity promotion. Get it at half price for a limited time! Some other great apps are on sale as well.
    - 8 days ago17 Jul 14, 9:26pm -
  • Frame.io

    Frame.io

    A new online video collaboration platform by some friends. Here’s what nofilmschool has to say:Collaboration is a major part of filmmaking, but sometimes it seems as though technology hasn’t quite caught up with our increasingly mobile and onl…
    - 10 days ago15 Jul 14, 4:38pm -
  • Prolost is Ten

    Prolost is Ten

    When you reach a certain age, you no longer want anyone to make a big deal of your birthday. I’m on a shoot today (for something very cool that I’ll be able to share with you soon!), and unable to wax nostalgic about the evolution of this blog,…
    - 14 days ago11 Jul 14, 6:20pm -
  • Sony a7S Days 1 & 2

    Sony a7S Days 1 & 2

    I’ve had the Sony a7S for two days now. I’m doing everything wrong, and loving it.If your life is boring, just order a new camera. The day it arrives, I guarantee you’ll have tons of other, non-camera-related stuff going on. My Sony a7S arriv…
    - 21 days ago4 Jul 14, 8:16am -
  • Mask Tracking and Color Grading in CC 2014
    The After Effects mask tracker combines with the new effects masking features in After Effects and Premiere Pro CC 2014 to enable powerful color grading on a single clip. This simplifies layering color corrections with Red Giant Colorista II and tur…
    - 24 days ago1 Jul 14, 6:51pm -

Imaging Resource

HDSLRshooter

  • newPremiere Pro World: Pond 5 & Premiere Pro Integration
    Pond 5 is is a “marketplace for buying and selling videos, music, sound effects and After Effects templates”. We stopped to talk with Steve Peñafiel about their business model and how well they integrate with Adobe’s Premiere Pro. As Peñafie…
    - 23 hours ago24 Jul 14, 3:57pm -
  • Blackmagic Cinema Camera Used On ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’
    The sequel to everyone’s favorite natural disaster/shark attack movie mash up, ‘Sharknado 2: The Second One’ utilized the Blackmagic Cinema Camera as its B camera. Director by Anthony C. Ferrante describes the appeal of the BMCC on their shoot:…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 5:58am -
  • Premiere Pro World: A Big Bang In The Red Giant Universe
    We continue our Premiere Pro World Conference coverage with the massive amount of updates that have recently come to Red Giant’s newest platform, Red Giant Universe. We talked with Red Giant’s Ruth Pierich for more on the new additions to their U…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 8:41pm -
  • Blackmagic Design Los Angeles/Burbank Seminar Today 11:00am – 7:00pm
    Tomorrow, starting at 11:00 am at the Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel, will be the first of two live Blackmagic Design seminars that will feature “hands on demonstrations of the company’s newly announced NAB 2014 products”. A couple of the pro…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 7:01am -
  • Premiere Pro World: Atomos Ninja Star Kit & Shogun Availability
    While at Premiere Pro World, we were able to visit with Atomos’ Matt Stoneking to get a rundown of their new Ninja Star and its accessories, as well as a bit of info on their upcoming Shogun 4K recorder. Stoneking started us off with the Ninja Star…
    - 3 days ago22 Jul 14, 11:41am -

Rumors


canonrumors

  • newCanon Most Widely Used Camera System at the Latest World Cup

    Canon Most Widely Used Camera System at the Latest World Cup

    Canon Follows Up on Their Strong Showing at February’s Big Game in New Jersey With Widespread Use by Imaging Professionals at the Soccer Tournament in Brazil MELVILLE, N.Y., July 24, 2014 – Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solution…
    - 21 hours ago24 Jul 14, 6:20pm -
  • newSigma 50mm f/1.4 DG Art in Stock at B&H Photo

    Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG Art in Stock at B&H Photo

    B&H Photo has limited stock of the Sigma 50 f/1.4 Art for Canon mount. These probably won’t last long. Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG Art at B&H Photo cr
    - 23 hours ago24 Jul 14, 4:13pm -
  • High Megapixel EOS on the Way as Mentioned by Canon

    High Megapixel EOS on the Way as Mentioned by Canon

    The first confirmation directly from Canon about a high megapixel camera has appeared in an interview with DC Watch. The interview was about the two latest ultra wide zoom lenses, the EF-S 10-18 f/4.5-5.6 IS STM and the EF 16-35 f/4L IS and what went…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 12:08pm -
  • Review: Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG II HSM

    Review: Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG II HSM

    Bryan over at The Digital Picture has posted his review of the Sigma 12-24mm f/4.5-5.6 DG II HSM. This is the widest rectilinear lens available for full frame Canon DSLRs. If you’re looking for a lens that will give a truly unique look, this will…
    - 3 days ago22 Jul 14, 1:13pm -
  • Patent: 45x Zoom for Waterproof Camera

    Patent: 45x Zoom for Waterproof Camera

    This patent may show where the next PowerShot D series camera is heading. Below is a patent for a 45x zoom lens that is for a waterproof/dustproof application. Patent Publication No. 2014-109664 (Google Translated) Publication date 2014.6.12 Filing d…
    - 6 days ago19 Jul 14, 9:40pm -

NikonRumors

  • Nikon D810 sensor: new DxOMark leader

    Nikon D810 sensor: new DxOMark leader

    DxOMark published their test results for the Nikon D810. The new camera showed marginal sensor improvement over the previous D800/D800E models but was still able to take the top rating in their sensor database: "Overall we could hardly expect a majo…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 1:43pm -
  • From DSLR to mirrorless… and back again

    From DSLR to mirrorless… and back again

    The rumor mill slows down after every Nikon announcement (D810). I have scheduled several guest posts in the next few weeks. Things will get interesting again in mid-August when Nikon will start making their Photokina announcements. Today's guest pos…
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 3:47pm -
  • The new Nikon MC-30A remote trigger vs. the old MC-30 version

    The new Nikon MC-30A remote trigger vs. the old MC-30 version

    Nikon recently quietly updated their wired remote trigger release: the old MC-30 model ($59.95) is now replaced with the new MC-30A ($64.95). Here is a first hand feedback from a [NR] reader (thanks Laura from Connecticut) who purchased the new ve…
    - 3 days ago23 Jul 14, 2:16am -
  • Weekly Nikon news flash #272

    Weekly Nikon news flash #272

    → The Sigma 50mm f/1.4 DG HSM Art lens for Nikon mount is now in stock. → Save up to $225 on SanDisk Pro CF memory cards. → Refurbished Nikon SB-700 flash for $259 with 90 days Nikon warranty and free shipping (regular price: $326.95). → To…
    - 5 days ago21 Jul 14, 1:14am -
  • New Nikon videos on YouTube

    New Nikon videos on YouTube

    Here are the latest Nikon videos from YouTube: → Robert Beck on his favorite Nikon D4s feature: → Dave Black on Nikon D4s group-area autofocus: → Jewelry photography tips with lifestyle photographer Frida Fahrman (Nikon D610): → Lifestyle…
    - 5 days ago20 Jul 14, 2:23pm -

4/3 Rumors

  • new(FT5) Samyang to launch a 50mm f/1.5 Micro Four Thirds lens at Photokina.

    (FT5) Samyang to launch a 50mm f/1.5 Micro Four Thirds lens at Photokina.

    Samyang will announce a new Micro Four Thirds lens at Photokina. It will be the 50mm f/1.5 lens. Main characteristic of the lens (like any Samyang lens) will be: low price but still high optical quality. I have no info yet whether tis lens will have…
    - 5 hours ago25 Jul 14, 9:38am -
  • newA personal important note…

    A personal important note…

    For a series of “unexpected” events the last couple of months I spent much less time than usual on 43rumors. I had plenty of work to do on my real job and also some urgent private matters to solve. Long time 43rumors readers certainly noted that:…
    - 15 hours ago25 Jul 14, 12:03am -
  • newAmazing Adorama MFT deals: GH3 for $897, E-M1 for $1,199 and G6 kit for $597.

    Amazing Adorama MFT deals: GH3 for $897, E-M1 for $1,199 and G6 kit for $597.

    Adorama is running a 3-day promotion of $100 off select Micro Four Thirds Digital Cameras using coupon code “SUMMERSAVE” at checkout. The cameras also currently have instant rebates of up to $300. All deals below include 4% Adorama rewards and ha…
    - 24 hours ago24 Jul 14, 3:29pm -
  • (FT5) Definitely one new MFT camera from Panasonic to be announced within 4-6 weeks!

    (FT5) Definitely one new MFT camera from Panasonic to be announced within 4-6 weeks!

    A highly trusted source confirmed that Panasonic will launch a new Micro Four Thirds camera within the next 4-6 weeks. No details are given yet. Stay tune don 43rumors! P.S.: What kind of MFT camera are you hoping to see? — For sources: Sources can…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 9:48am -
  • Reminder: How to follow 43rumors (RSS and social networks).

    Reminder: How to follow 43rumors (RSS and social networks).

    This is a reminder post: Two months to go til Photokina and it will not take long until we will start to “rumor” about the new Olympus/Panasonic MFT cameras. So here is a short reminder for people who would love to remain informed about the 43rum…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 3:46am -

Northlight Images Rumors

  • Canon lens design interview
    A translated interview with Canon lens designersIncludes…"…we look forward to the advent of high-resolution model of the EOS"
    - 2 days ago23 Jul 14, 9:28am -
  • New Canon 3 layer sensor patent
    Adding internal filtering improves colour accuracy
    - 11 days ago14 Jul 14, 12:48pm -
  • Canon patents - f/1.4 primes
    The EF50/1.4 is a good lens, but showing its age.Several patent examples show designs for 35/50/55mm
    - 18 days ago7 Jul 14, 11:54am -
  • Mystery camera at World Cup?
    A concealed camera, with a Canon lens…Is this Canon's new camera, the 7D2 replacement
    - 21 days ago4 Jul 14, 3:21pm -
  • New Canon viewfinder patent
    A 1.03x viewfinder design for APS-C.Appearing in the 7D mk2?
    - 26 days ago29 Jun 14, 1:11pm -

Photo Rumors

  • newRokinon/Samyang still planning to release a new 50mm f/1.2 lens

    Rokinon/Samyang still planning to release a new 50mm f/1.2 lens

    A reader contacted Rokinon and asked about the previously rumored 50mm f/1.2 lens. Referring to a Facebook post from February 2014 where Samyang Asia said that they will not release such lens, Rokinon responded that they are still working on a new…
    - 2 hours ago25 Jul 14, 1:17pm -
  • newSamsung NX400 mirrorless camera rumored specifications

    Samsung NX400 mirrorless camera rumored specifications

    A new set of Samsung NX400 camera specifications are floating around the Web: Announcement at the beginning of 2015 Two versions: NX400 and NX400EVF (with EVF) Tiltable LCD screen 1/8000s mechanical shutter 28MP sensor with OSPDAF II 6/8fps at full…
    - 3 hours ago25 Jul 14, 11:48am -
  • newSony a5100 and Sony QX30 cameras listed on Korea Radio Research Laboratory website

    Sony a5100 and Sony QX30 cameras listed on Korea Radio Research Laboratory website

    The Korea Radio Research Laboratory website has two new registrations for a Sony a5100 and QX30 cameras. Few weeks ago the a5100 model was also registered at the Indonesian Communication Agency website. The new camera will replace the current α5…
    - 18 hours ago24 Jul 14, 8:47pm -
  • Fujifilm published an updated X mount lens roadmap (2015)

    Fujifilm published an updated X mount lens roadmap (2015)

    Fujifilm releases an updated roadmap for their X mount lenses - here are the main updates: New XF 90mm f/2.0R lens scheduled for mid 2015 Next available lens will be the XF 50-140mm f/2.8 R OIS WR XF 16-55mm f/2.8 WR will be available spring 2015 Pre…
    - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 5:26am -
  • Just announced: Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR camera

    Just announced: Pentax K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR camera

    Pentax announced a new K-3 Prestige Edition DSLR. Looking at the key features, the new camera is identical to the "regular" K-3 model and it seems to just have a different grey color and matching battery grip. The price is $1399.95. Pentax already ha…
    - 2 days ago24 Jul 14, 1:08am -

Noob Corner


Learning DSLR video

DSLR Film Noob

  • Panasonic HX-A500 4k POV camera for $399

    Panasonic HX-A500 4k POV camera for $399

    Many were expecting to see a 4k Gopro Hero 4, but it looks like Panasonic is going to beat Gopro to the punch with the release of the Panasonic HX-A500 POV camera. The HX-A500 uses a very similar design to Panasonic’s HX-A100 released last year w…
    - 35 days ago20 Jun 14, 8:51pm -
  • Canon 5d mark III $2575 sale

    Canon 5d mark III $2575 sale

    Yet another Canon 5d mark III ebay sale. Right now you can pick a possibly gray market 5d mark III body for $2575 with free shipping. I’ve ordered cameras from these sales in the past and had pretty good luck, but many times they require a signatur…
    - 36 days ago19 Jun 14, 2:11pm -
  • Lightroom 5.5 update now supports GH4 & Sony a7s

    Lightroom 5.5 update now supports GH4 & Sony a7s

    The latest version of Adobe Lightroom was released this morning. Looks like we now have full support for the Panasonic GH4 as well as the soon to be released Sony a7s. If you are already a Lightroom user the update is free to download and it’s also…
    - 37 days ago19 Jun 14, 1:24am -
  • Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Speed Test

    Crucial MX100 512GB SSD Speed Test

    The Crucial MX100 512GB was only released a few weeks ago and I’ve already seen it on sale a few times for as low as $199. That puts the MX100 at about 39 cents a GB compared to the current average price of around 48 cents a GB, making it one of th…
    - 37 days ago18 Jun 14, 2:58pm -
  • Panasonic GH4 is back in stock at $1698 on B&H

    Panasonic GH4 is back in stock at $1698 on B&H

    Just a quick heads up, the Panasonic GH4 has been out of stock or marked up to around $2000 for the past month or so. However, right now B&H has a few in stock at the normal price of $1698. If you want one, you might want to move fast, supplies are l…
    - 42 days ago13 Jun 14, 3:50pm -

International


Cine Digital TV (Spanish)

Brazil

Dutch

  • CANON M **/****

    CANON M **/****

    De kleine opdonder Een van de voordelen die het filmen met DSLR camera’s met zich mee kan brengen is de compacte opzet van de camera. Natuurlijk hangt hierbij alles af van de rig die je om de camera heen hebt gebouwd. Maar als je met een kale DSLR…
    - 11 Jan 14, 1:31pm -
  • ERVANI LEAKS

    ERVANI LEAKS

    Ervani Leaks Looking for the traditional film look for your digital footage? Buy the Ervani leaks to add lightleaks and film burns to your footage. This collection is custom made for HDSLR35 and includes 5 minutes of realistic light leaks + the scrat…
    - 1 Jan 14, 2:03pm -
  • NOLAB DIGITAL SUPER-8

    NOLAB DIGITAL SUPER-8

    Nolab Digital Super8 De HDSLR35 website is zeker geen nieuws-site en al helemaal geen site waarop je dagelijks allerlei meldingen van nieuwe producten kan lezen. Maar de Nolab Digital Super8 is een nieuwtje dat het verdient om vermeld te worden. Pers…
    - 12 Dec 13, 8:40am -
  • EBU R128

    EBU R128

    EBU R128 De meeste mensen kennen de campagne van de belastingdienst nog wel: ‘Leuker kunnen wij het niet maken’, wel makkelijker. Wat mij betreft kan deze kreet ook voor de hele EBU R128 gebruikt worden. Alhoewel het dan beter is om de boel om te…
    - 6 Dec 13, 1:50am -
  • ZEISS 25MM 2.8 (ZF.2) ***

    ZEISS 25MM 2.8 (ZF.2) ***

    De volgende Na het schrijven van een review over de Zeiss 50mm Makro waag ik mij nu aan een review over een tweede Zeiss objectief. In dit geval het 25mm 2.8 objectief een objectief dat zich op bijvoorbeeld de Black Magic Cinema Camera als een standa…
    - 26 Nov 13, 12:04am -

Cine7D

    alegaules

    • Standard Blog Post With All The Trimmings

      Standard Blog Post With All The Trimmings

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
      - 9 Nov 13, 10:38am -
    • Post Format: Quote

      Post Format: Quote

      Only one thing is impossible for God: To find any sense in any copyright law on the planet. Mark Twain Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam v…
      - 8 Nov 13, 8:13am -
    • Our Trip in Brooklyn

      Our Trip in Brooklyn

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
      - 8 Nov 13, 3:20am -
    • Awesome Gallery Post

      Awesome Gallery Post

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua.At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea taki…
      - 7 Nov 13, 7:24am -
    • Brooklyn Brewery Mash Video Post

      Brooklyn Brewery Mash Video Post

      Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consetetur sadipscing elitr, sed diam nonumy eirmod tempor invidunt ut labore et dolore magna aliquyam erat, sed diam voluptua. At vero eos et accusam et justo duo dolores et ea rebum. Stet clita kasd gubergren, no sea tak…
      - 7 Nov 13, 4:01am -

    cinefotografiando

    • Agua, la mejor idea de todas.

      Agua, la mejor idea de todas.

      El Agua es la mejor idea de todas, sea cual sea la campaña. Joyita.
      - 43 days ago12 Jun 14, 10:09pm -
    • MITE

      MITE

      Esta pieza audiovisual le tomo a su creador Walter Bolves 10 años terminarla. Como el mismo dice era algo a lo que le dedicaba algún que otro tiempo entre sus horarios como compositor de gráficos de computadora. Impresionante.Realizado íntegramen…
      - 44 days ago11 Jun 14, 7:25pm -
    • Victoria's Secret "Angels Dream"

      Victoria's Secret "Angels Dream"

      Comercial filmado y dirigido por Darius Khondji para Victoria's Secret. Hermosamente fotografiado.
      - 51 days ago5 Jun 14, 12:16am -
    • Gol de McDonald's!

      Gol de McDonald's!

      Este comercial de McDonald's para el mundial 2014 tiene un detalle, los trucos que se muestran no son creados en computadora, son reales. Bien hechito la verdad.CREDITOSCliente: McDonald'sAgencia: DDB ChicagoExecutive Creative Director, DDB Chicago:…
      - 51 days ago4 Jun 14, 11:19pm -
    • ARRi AMIRA Color tool.

      ARRi AMIRA Color tool.

      ARRI ha puesto a disposición del público este video explicando el nuevo AMIRA Color tool, una herramienta extremadamente fácil de usar, indispensable en el flujo de trabajo con la nueva cámara ARRI AMIRA.El programa se puede bajar de esta página…
      - 52 days ago3 Jun 14, 4:16pm -

    PetaPixel

    Fstoppers

    The PhoBlographer

    PhotoFocus

    • newA Little, Tiny Hair…

      A Little, Tiny Hair…

      Has this ever happened to you? It’s a great session. The model is beautiful. The light is perfect. You have totally nailed it. Everything is just right… except on review there’s a tiny little hair running from her eyebrow down through across he…
      - 2 hours ago25 Jul 14, 1:00pm -
    • newCreating a Panning Timelapse with a GoPro Camera

      Creating a Panning Timelapse with a GoPro Camera

      In this tutorial, explore the Flow-Mow and Camalapse.  These are accessories for the GoPro and compact cameras that rotates the camera 360 degrees. Watch more at http://www.lynda.com/Photography-Came…. Thanks to LensRentals.com for gear support.…
      - 18 hours ago24 Jul 14, 9:30pm -
    • newMaster Your Photo Business with Kevin Kubota

      Master Your Photo Business with Kevin Kubota

      Don’t miss our next Google Hangout. The event is Monday, July 28, 2014.  It’s absolutely free to attend thanks to LensRentals.com. It starts at 7PM Eastern/4PM Pacific. We also have one ticket to give away to Photoshop World to an attendee.…
      - 22 hours ago24 Jul 14, 5:30pm -
    • newGet a Free Taste of Photoshop World Tonight

      Get a Free Taste of Photoshop World Tonight

      You’ve heard us gush about how awesome Photoshop World is.  Well now you don’t have to take our word for it, you can simply take it for a test drive — TONIGHT. Photoshop World-A-Thon Get ready for a night filled with the latest, greatest, cool…
      - 23 hours ago24 Jul 14, 4:00pm -
    • FujiFilm’s Mirror-less Madness: Hands on with FujiFilm’s X-T1 and X-E2 (Firmware 2.0)

      FujiFilm’s Mirror-less Madness: Hands on with FujiFilm’s X-T1 and X-E2 (Firmware 2.0)

      News of FujiFilm’s excellent mirror-less camera, the X-T1, made it down the vine and really peaked my interest in researching the X-series cameras that they’ve released. I’ve had other photographer friends that have picked up the very popular X…
      - 1 day ago24 Jul 14, 1:00pm -