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  • James Coulson Shoots Short Documentary Series ‘Other America’ Guerilla-Style with Canon 7D and Zoom H4n

    James Coulson Shoots Short Documentary Series ‘Other America’ Guerilla-Style with Canon 7D and Zoom H4n

    James Coulson’s Other America is a 12-part series of short but pithy movie snapshots made during a road trip across some of the more out-of-the-way parts of the lower 48 states. Traveling self-funded and solo, it was his chance to see the America…
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  • Vitec Group Acquires SmallHD

    Vitec Group Acquires SmallHD

    Brit imaging conglomerate adds highly regarded U.S. field monitor company SmallHD to its already impressive list of brands. Never heard of Vitec? Me either. But you have heard of smallHD, makers of the AC7 that we reviewed in glowing terms a couple…
    - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 1:35pm -
  • SpeedLooks Version 4 Shows its True Colors

    SpeedLooks Version 4 Shows its True Colors

    We’ve mentioned Speedlooks several times recently and they’re getting rave reviews! They asked us to also let you know about their Christmas Sale going on until January 4th with a special planet5D bonus! LookLabs is having a Christmas sale! Begin…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 2:42pm -
  • Doco Director Yvonne Russo Won’t Use Crowdfunding Again and Here’s Why

    Doco Director Yvonne Russo Won’t Use Crowdfunding Again and Here’s Why

    Independent Producer/Director Yvonne Russo is shooting Viva Verdi!, a documentary about musicians living and teaching at Casa Di Riposo per Musicisti in Milan, the home built by Giuseppe Verdi in 1896. After crowdfunding the production, Ms Russo has…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 1:35pm -
  • Cine Meter II Creator Adam Wilt Takes First Look at Veydra Cine Primes, Pronounces Them Good, True Cine Lenses

    Cine Meter II Creator Adam Wilt Takes First Look at Veydra Cine Primes, Pronounces Them Good, True Cine Lenses

    Adam Wilt, software engineer, producer, post-producer and creator of the esteemed Cine Meter II light meter app for iOS devices has received a set of pre-release Veydra prime lenses for the Micro Four Thirds format. His verdict? “Sharp, rectilinear…
    - 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 1:50pm -
  • Atomos Ninja Star Review

    Atomos Ninja Star Review

    planet5D reader Frank Rohmer takes a hands-on look at the Atomos Ninja Star connected to the new Canon 7D Mk II. You know we like the folks over at Atomos, and in fact reviewed the Ninja Star ourselves back in October. Our takeaway? It’s a great pi…
    - 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 1:30pm -
  • Shogun Showdown: 4K Odyssey 7Q+ Scheduled to Hit the Shelves December 24th

    Shogun Showdown: 4K Odyssey 7Q+ Scheduled to Hit the Shelves December 24th

    Within spitting distance of each other on price, convergent design’s Odyssey 7Q+ squares off against Atomos’ Shogun for the title of premier external 4K video recorder. Which one will actually ship first? That may be the ultimate parameter by whi…
    - 5 days ago16 Dec 14, 1:50pm -
  • New Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40- 150mm f/2.8 PRO is Stunning Says Kevin Raber of Luminous Landscape

    New Olympus M.Zuiko Digital ED 40- 150mm f/2.8 PRO is Stunning Says Kevin Raber of Luminous Landscape

    In the absence of a firsthand tryout of crucial new gear, I look to the well-qualified opinions of industry experts. Luminous Landscape’s Kevin Raber is one such. He recently received one of the first M.ZUIKO DIGITAL ED 40- 150mm f/2.8 PRO lenses (…
    - 5 days ago16 Dec 14, 1:45pm -
  • How To Intensify Your Production Stills with Macphun Intensify Pro & More

    How To Intensify Your Production Stills with Macphun Intensify Pro & More

    Macphun is one of the unsung heroes of the image editing software business. Their Intensify Pro application recently brought to life some production stills I had all but given up on and now it is an essential component of my kit. Here is why. The fol…
    - 5 days ago16 Dec 14, 1:30pm -
  • Zacuto Giveaway Starts Today

    Zacuto Giveaway Starts Today

    Some of the best cinematographic candy – I mean accessory gear – comes from highly-regarded Chicago-based company Zacuto. For the next four days, they’re giving away $10,000 worth of it. Fair notice: I bought and use regularly the Zacuto EVF an…
    - 6 days ago15 Dec 14, 2:30pm -

planet5D Scoop News

Filmmakers


Shane Hurlbut

Vincent Laforet (not updating - not sure why)

  • Holiday Goodie Shopping Guide for your MōVI

    Holiday Goodie Shopping Guide for your MōVI

    I’ve been shooting a commercial for 2 weeks this pre-holiday season and I’ve really had a chance to put the MōVI through it’s paces once again.   We’ve been flying the MōVI handheld, on roller blades, running around,  on a jib, on a sucti…
    - 9 days ago13 Dec 14, 3:24am -
  • If you want to stand out in the filmmaking crowd, focus on the evolution of your CRAFT – not the TOOLS.

    If you want to stand out in the filmmaking crowd, focus on the evolution of your CRAFT – not the TOOLS.

      Many of you may have noticed how somewhat “quiet” this blog has been this year.   I thought I would share some of the reasons why, because I think that they have far reaching implications far beyond this little blog… The simple excuse is th…
    - 22 days ago29 Nov 14, 4:13pm -
  • Why the Storehouse App could be a very big deal for Storytellers

    Why the Storehouse App could be a very big deal for Storytellers

    As many of you know,  I have been involved in storytelling in one form or another for 25 years now.   The act of finding a story, researching it further,  gathering media be it with still images, video, sound or text is my favorite part of the pro…
    - 78 days ago4 Oct 14, 9:23pm -

Philip Bloom

planet5D youtube!

4k now or later?
4k now or later?Should you be shooting your videos in 4k? Find out in our free ebook - join our daily email community to get this ebook and 4 others for FREE! planet5D.com/join.From:Mitch AungerViews:18404ratingsTime:01:16More inScience…
- 6 days ago15 Dec 14, 2:05pm -
MogoPod 3 monopod review by planet5D
MogoPod 3 monopod review by planet5Dthe planet5D review of the mogopod 3 - find out more info at mogopod.com.From:Mitch AungerViews:10601ratingsTime:11:08More inFilm & Animation
- 11 days ago10 Dec 14, 5:24pm -
The Camera Conumdrum
The Camera ConumdrumTo get started now: http://planet5d.com/cc Deciding which camera to pick for your project is hard especially if you've never purchased a camera before! There...From:Mitch AungerViews:200ratingsTime:08:18More inFilm &…
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planet5D observatory intro
planet5D observatory introhurray! Our new walls are up in our "observatory" - so excited!From:Mitch AungerViews:190ratingsTime:01:43More inFilm & Animation
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#26 IBC Photokina wrapup
#26 IBC Photokina wrapup26 IBC Photokina wrapup Topics: Apple iPhone 6 announcements Bendgate iPhone 6 cameras Moment iPhone lenses (http://momentlens.co) Sony FS7 announcement The...From:Mitch AungerViews:2471ratingsTime:01:05:16More in…
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#25 Michael Waldron
#25 Michael Waldron25 Michael Waldron.From:Mitch AungerViews:230ratingsTime:51:13More inEntertainment
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News/Gear sites


cinema5D

News Shooter

CheesyCam

  • Varavon Wire Cam Demo Video

    Varavon Wire Cam Demo Video

    Varavon has been teasing their Wire Cam (cablecam) product for a few years now, but they state they will officially open sales starting next week. We’ll just have to wait to see. Here’s the latest video demo using the BirdyCam2 gimbal placed belo…
    - 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 8:25pm -
  • Seaport Digital MegaMast Holiday Giveaway

    Seaport Digital MegaMast Holiday Giveaway

    Your chance to win a Seaport Digital ‘MegaMast’. This Carbon Fiber Telescoping Mast is places a camera over 27 feet high! For more information about to register, check out the webpage (here).
    - 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 8:12pm -
  • Register for Group Buy Deals and Exclusive Discounts

    Register for Group Buy Deals and Exclusive Discounts

    So after a bit of back and forth about how we to manage the Varavon BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Armor Cage Bundle Group Buy, here’s how it’s all going to come together. In order to make this somewhat fair to the people contributing support to this,…
    - 6 days ago16 Dec 14, 2:05am -
  • Basic Overview of SLRMagic Anamorphot Anamorphic Lens Adapter

    Basic Overview of SLRMagic Anamorphot Anamorphic Lens Adapter

    Here’s a very quick and simple look at the SLR Magic 1.33x Anamorphic Lens Adapter that can add an Anamorphic aesthetic to just about any lens you can fit it on. Compared to other Anamorphic Vintage lenses out there that can get quite heavy and req…
    - 6 days ago16 Dec 14, 1:03am -
  • Cheesycam Group Buy – Varavon BMPCC Armor Cage + 15mm Rod Kit + External Battery Power Bundle

    Cheesycam Group Buy – Varavon BMPCC Armor Cage + 15mm Rod Kit + External Battery Power Bundle

    If you’ve been following me, you’ll see that i’ve been putting a lot of time and energy into my BlackMagic Pocket Cinema Cameras over the past months. I’ve been able to mock up a few different setups using several different parts, but honestl…
    - 10 days ago11 Dec 14, 9:13pm -

NoFilmSchool

  • newA Super Simple Workflow for Editing & Grading CinemaDNG RAW Footage in Premiere Pro

    A Super Simple Workflow for Editing & Grading CinemaDNG RAW Footage in Premiere Pro

    RAW is a filmmaker's best friend when it comes to maintaining the utmost control over an image throughout the post process. It's also a filmmaker's worst nightmare when it comes to developing simplified workflows.Many of today's RAW workflows, wh…
    - 7 hours ago21 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • new(Extremely) Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas for Filmmakers

    (Extremely) Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas for Filmmakers

    Am I the only one who waits until the very last minute to buy gifts for people during the holidays? Yeah -- I didn't think so.That's why we've put together this gift guide to help give you ideas on what to get that special filmmaker in your life…
    - 17 hours ago21 Dec 14, 4:00am -
  • newProof That Movies Change the World (SeaWorld, That Is)

    Proof That Movies Change the World (SeaWorld, That Is)

    The terrific documentary Blackfish premiered at Sundance in 2013 and ignited public debate over SeaWorld and captive killer whales. From the date I'm publishing this, December 20, 2014, here's the last year of the stock price of SEAS, SeaWorld Entert…
    - 22 hours ago20 Dec 14, 11:30pm -
  • Take a Ride Through the Making of 'Boyhood'

    Take a Ride Through the Making of 'Boyhood'

    One of the biggest hits of 2014, Boyhood takes us through the growing pains of an American family in real time. See how director Richard Linklater approached the process in this IFC Films making-of.For me, the most interesting thing that Boyh…
    - 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • Remembering No Film School's Dave Kendricken

    Remembering No Film School's Dave Kendricken

    On November 23rd of this year, we lost filmmaker and No Film School writer Dave Kendricken after an accidental fall at his apartment. He would have turned 26 today. Dave wasn’t just a personal friend, he was someone I loved like a brother, and that…
    - 2 days ago20 Dec 14, 1:00am -

DSLR video Shooter

Dare Dreamer Mag

  • Communication without Words

    Communication without Words

    A great example of communicating a story or message without any dialog.
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 8:00pm -
  • Finding Professional Voice Over Talent

    Finding Professional Voice Over Talent

    A list of lessons and tips for finding and hiring professional voice over talent that I've learned over the past few years.
    - 6 days ago15 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • The Power of Intentionality

    The Power of Intentionality

    If you're not intentional about where you want to go or be in life, how do you expect to succeed in anything?
    - 10 days ago11 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • My New Five Dollar Video Service

    My New Five Dollar Video Service

    With sites like Fiverr out there, I figure, if you can't beat 'em, join 'em. So today we are now offering our clients $5 video services. Check it out!
    - 11 days ago10 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
  • Scripted vs. Non-Scripted Corporate Videos

    Scripted vs. Non-Scripted Corporate Videos

    When creating a corporate video for a client, is it better to write a script, or go full-documentary interview style? You may be surprised at my answer.
    - 13 days ago8 Dec 14, 2:00pm -

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

CameraTown

Photography Bay

  • newReader Photos Roundup: December 21, 2014

    Reader Photos Roundup: December 21, 2014

    It’s time for our weekly break from the gear for a few minutes so we can enjoy another round of reader photos from the Photography Bay Flickr Group. Check out the rest of the photos below. You can mouse over any photo for title and photographer nam…
    - 15 hours ago21 Dec 14, 5:59am -
  • newNew Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4 FL VR Lens Coming Soon?

    New Nikon AF-S 300mm f/4 FL VR Lens Coming Soon?

      Nikon Rumors claims to have info that Nikon will announce a replacement for the AF-S Nikkor 300mm f/4 VR lens with Nano and Flourine coatings very soon. The new 300mm f/4 VR lens is expected to be lighter than the current lens. It will feature a m…
    - 20 hours ago21 Dec 14, 1:53am -
  • B&H Just Announced Free Next Day Delivery on Thousands of Items

    B&H Just Announced Free Next Day Delivery on Thousands of Items

    Just in time for last minute shoppers, B&H just announced free next day delivery on thousands of products. Most cameras lenses and normal photo and video accessories qualify for the next day delivery. You can find the full list of gear here at B&H Ph…
    - 3 days ago19 Dec 14, 4:14am -
  • Review: Kenu Stance iPhone 5/5s/6 Tripod

    Review: Kenu Stance iPhone 5/5s/6 Tripod

    The Kenu Stance is a compact tripod for any iPhone using the Lightning port, including the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.  The Stance is small enough to easily fit into your pocket when folded up – about the size of a Wrigley’s 5-pack of gum. I…
    - 3 days ago19 Dec 14, 1:49am -
  • Up to $500 Off MacBook Pro Retina

    Up to $500 Off MacBook Pro Retina

    B&H has several MacBook Pro Retina models with instant rebates up to $500 off regular prices, and with free expedited shipping for delivery before Christmas. Check them out here at B&H Photo. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally publis…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 10:34pm -

the C47

  • Postapalooza 2014
    Related Links...Postapalooza 2014Note: When I say it's a ridiculous conference in terms of cost I mean it's a steal even without a discount. At $200 off it's ridonkulous! And $595 with the Power Up? Craziness I tell you!!!Registration ends on Se…
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  • 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!
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  • 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 &…
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  • 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…
    - 19 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 -

ProVideo Coalition

  • Networking, Establishing Skills and Staying Inspired
    Developing your skills as a motion designer is a vital part of becoming a successful artist in the field. However, in the industry it takes more than just technical merit to be an expert.Experience and the Value of NetworkingI started looking…
    - 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 12:44pm -
  • Adobe Ask a Video Pro 2014 - webinar roundup

    Adobe Ask a Video Pro 2014 - webinar roundup

    Ask a Video Pro is a webinar series  where users can learn from the video production experts to help them get more out of their Creative Cloud tools. Every few weeks attendees log on to find out more about new new features, deepen the…
    - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 10:11pm -
  • Media Composer 101 - Lesson 7 - Settings Part 1

    Media Composer 101 - Lesson 7 - Settings Part 1

    You settings are exceptionally important inside of Media Composer.  They are what are going to give you access to all the bells and whistles that will make the difference between a slow edit and unhappy client, to a fast edit, and an…
    - 3 days ago19 Dec 14, 5:21am -
  • First look: Panasonic DMC-FZ1000 4K UHD camcorder

    First look: Panasonic DMC-FZ1000 4K UHD camcorder

    I first paid attention to the Panasonic DMC-FZ1000 4K UHD camcorder when my friend and director Luis Palomo told me he had one on the way for him. I looked up the specs and price, and was intrigued. Like the Sony PXW-X70 I’ll be revi…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 5:33pm -
  • GenArts, Inc. Announces the Release of Sapphire 8

    GenArts, Inc. Announces the Release of Sapphire 8

    With the completion of the Sapphire 8 public beta, GenArts, Inc. is excited to announce the official release of Sapphire 8 today. The latest version of the high-end VFX plugin suite has been updated with effects and features that…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 5:29pm -

FD Times

  • Theo van de Sande, ASC on VariCam 35
    This is an interview with Theo van de Sande, ASC on his first experience with the Panasonic VariCam 35 camera. He said, "I worked with it for seven days. I love the idea of shooting simultaneously in 4K and 2K or proxy inside the camera itself. Imm…
    - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 6:06pm -
  • Hawk V-Plus Vintage ’74 45-90 T2.9
    Vantage introduced their new Hawk V-Plus Vintage ’74 Front Anamorphic Zoom Lens 45-90mm/T 2.9 at Camerimage. It is one of the few front anamorphic zooms on the market — providing glorious oval bokehs and the ever-popular look of front anamorphic…
    - 5 days ago16 Dec 14, 4:02pm -
  • Band Pro Expo Spaghetti Western
    The theme at Band Pro's 2014 Open House and Expo was "Spaghetti Westerns." The food was Italian inspired. Yes, there was spaghetti. The models in the hay-strewn camera shooting gallery were garbed in Franco Nero ponchos and Italian Western outfits.…
    - 7 days ago15 Dec 14, 2:09am -
  • Canon 7D Mk II and 70D on Broadway
    Last week Mark Forman was invited to a Canon Press Event hosted by Broadway star Andrew Scott Rannells (“Girls,” “New Normal,” and as Elder Price in the Broadway musical “The Book of Mormon.” He won a Grammy for Best Performance by a…
    - 7 days ago14 Dec 14, 5:39pm -
  • Denny and Otto
    Denny Clairmont and Otto Nemenz at the ARRI Alexa 65 Hollywood Launch.
    - 8 days ago13 Dec 14, 9:59pm -

Studio Daily

  • Animating a Jump Tutorial Part #269
    3D cartooning is nothing but trouble in this mock animation tutorial by Nathan Hibberd that plays a little like a miniature Looney Tunes short set entirely inside Autodesk Maya. [via CartoonBrew]The post Animating a Jump Tutorial Part #269 appeared…
    - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 7:00pm -
  • Stay Employable: A Primer for Established VFX Artists
    Staying employed in the same place is really tough these days. I'm not sure how much the California tax incentives are going to help. They won't make a dent at Sony Imageworks, because Sony doesn't pay state taxes anyway. Others, it … more »Th…
    - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 5:37pm -
  • Cinema 4D Tutorial: Liquefied Objects
    Designer Matteo Forghieri won a Maxon-sponsored competition for one-minute tutorials with this video on how to quickly acheive a liquefy effect in Cinema 4D. [via Premium Beat]The post Cinema 4D Tutorial: Liquefied Objects appeared first on Studio D…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 7:55pm -
  • The Mysterious Floating Orb
    Turns out "Weird Al" Yankovic makes more than just funny music videos these days.The post The Mysterious Floating Orb appeared first on Studio Daily.
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 7:45pm -
  • Review: HP DreamColor Z27x Display
    If you work with video content, you probably spend much of your time staring at a desktop monitor. And you probably wonder if what you see on the screen is an accurate representation of what your content will look like … more »The post Review:…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 6:03pm -

ProLost

  • Held Prisoner by File Formats

    Held Prisoner by File Formats

    A few years ago, I started a long-form writing project. Some might call it a “book,” but “books” need to get finished, and this, clearly, was not such a project—otherwise you’d have heard of it.I began the project in Scrivener, an app w…
    - 11 days ago10 Dec 14, 8:20pm -
  • Red Giant Year-End Sale

    Red Giant Year-End Sale

    It only happens once a year, and today's the day! Everything at Red Giant is 40% off.That means Color Suite, with Magic Bullet Looks, Colorista, Mojo, Cosmo and Denoiser is just $360, marked down from $599.Shooter Sui…
    - 12 days ago9 Dec 14, 6:58pm -
  • Congratulations on Your Opinion

    Congratulations on Your Opinion

    Here’s a question that literally no one has ever asked, ever:“Hey, do you have an opinion about the lens flares in Star Trek?”There’s no need to ask that question, because of course you do. Everyone has an opinion about the lens flares in…
    - 19 days ago2 Dec 14, 8:21pm -
  • Visual Effects are Not the Answer
    From the time I saw Star Wars, almost all of my favorite movies have been full of visual effects. My love of film and of visual effects developed simultaneously. I ultimately worked at Industrial Light & Magic for four years, even putting in some ti…
    - 47 days ago4 Nov 14, 9:17pm -
  • MOX Open Source Movie Format Crowdfunding Campaign
    If you've ever longed for an open source alternative to Quicktime, now you can hep make it happen. From the MOX Indiegogo page: There are already movie formats aimed at professional users, but they each fall short in one way or another. Some are…
    - 62 days ago20 Oct 14, 9:42pm -

Imaging Resource

HDSLRshooter

  • LA Drone Expo: DJI Inspire 1, the 4K Recording Drone
    We stopped to speak with DJI’s Michael Shabun about their new Inspire 1 drone. A popular drone on the market even before its release, we spoke with Shabun about this new 4K recording drone and its many capabilities. The Inspire 1 is the first drone…
    - 3 days ago19 Dec 14, 1:52am -
  • How To Get The Most Out Of Your Atomos Ninja Star & Win One Free
    Here we have our Atomos Ninja Star review, along with some ways to utilize this awesome pocket sized recorder. We’re also giving one Ninja Star to a lucky fan! To qualify, just make sure you’re following @HDSLRShooter on twitter and tweet directl…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 10:52am -
  • New Details On The Atomos Shogun & How You Can Win A Ninja Star
    Big things are happening at Atomos, several of which we were able to speak with Atomos’ Heather Williams about at the BandPro Open House last week. We spoke with Heather about the exciting release of the Shogun, their current sale on the Ninja Sta…
    - 4 days ago18 Dec 14, 12:27am -
  • Carl Zeiss Cinemizer & VR One At Drone Expo LA
    While we caught up with Zeiss the day before at the Band Pro Open House, we also spoke with Zeiss’ Annette Tindall at this weekend’s Drone Expo LA of all places. The focus here wasn’t lenses exactly, but Zeiss’ Cinemizer and VR One goggles t…
    - 5 days ago17 Dec 14, 3:15am -
  • Band Pro Open House: Zeiss’ Loxia Lenses & The Sony A7II
    Each year at the Band Pro Open House we make sure to talk with Richard Schleuning of Carl Zeiss to see how they’re wrapping up the year. This time around, the talk was all about Zeiss’ Loxia lenses, as they were made to work specifically with the…
    - 5 days ago17 Dec 14, 12:26am -

Rumors


canonrumors

  • Review: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II

    Review: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II

    Photozone.de has completed their review of the brand new Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II and they like it. They like it a lot. From Photozone.de “The king is dead, long live the king! Seems as if Canon wanted to show the new mirrorless kids who…
    - 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 2:35pm -
  • Quick Comparison: Canon’s new 400mm Options

    Quick Comparison: Canon’s new 400mm Options

    Roger at LensRentals.com has done a quick comparison of the EF 400 f/4 DO IS and EF 400 f/4 DO IS II as well as the EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS and EF 100-400 f/4.5-5.6L IS II. From LensRentals.com on the EF 400 f/4 DO IS II 400mm DO mtf50 400mm DO II m…
    - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 1:20pm -
  • Canon USA Warns Against Lithium Battery Use With Speedlites

    Canon USA Warns Against Lithium Battery Use With Speedlites

    Details AA Lithium batteries cannot be used with any Speedlite or Macrolite products and compact battery packs including those listed below because certain AA lithium batteries, in rare cases, may become extremely hot during usage in such products. C…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 2:37pm -
  • Canon Has Released an Updated Version of its Digital Photo Professional Software

    Canon Has Released an Updated Version of its Digital Photo Professional Software

    Canon has released an updated version of its Digital Photo Professional (DPP) software, which now supports – in addition to its current range of full-frame DSLRs – the EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS 70D, EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 7D, EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 700D and…
    - 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 3:39pm -
  • Review: Canon EF 24-105 f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

    Review: Canon EF 24-105 f/3.5-5.6 IS STM

    Bryan at the-digital-picture has completed his review of the brand new Canon EF 24-105 f/3.5-5.6 IS STM lens. From TDP “As it stands, the Canon EF 24-105mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM Lens is a nice lens overall. The size and weight of this lens are easy to h…
    - 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 3:26pm -

NikonRumors

4/3 Rumors

Northlight Images Rumors

Photo Rumors

  • The latest firmware updates from Panasonic, Fuji, Canon and Sony

    The latest firmware updates from Panasonic, Fuji, Canon and Sony

    Panasonic announced on their website that the previously promised GH4 firmware update will be delayed till January, 2015. Fujifilm released major new firmware updates for their X-Pro1, X-E1, X-E2 and X-T1 mirrorless cameras with several new improvem…
    - 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 5:20pm -
  • Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) lens pricing and availability announced

    Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) lens pricing and availability announced

    Tamron Japan announced the pricing and availability of their new SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD (Model A012) lens for Nikon and Canon DSLR cameras (the Sony version will be released later): shipping in Japan will start on December 25th, the suggested…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 6:44pm -
  • Olympus E-M5II camera on the horizon

    Olympus E-M5II camera on the horizon

    A new filing for a Olympus E-M5II camera appeared on the Taiwanese NCC government agency website. The E-M5II will replace the current E-M5 model. The official announcement is expected in the next 1-2 months - during CES in Las Vegas or for the CP+ s…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 5:20pm -
  • Phase One and ALPA officially announced their new A-Series medium format cameras

    Phase One and ALPA officially announced their new A-Series medium format cameras

    Phase One and ALPA (both companies announced a long-term strategic and cooperative alliance few months ago) officially released a new A-Series medium format cameras (I already briefly mentioned that news a month ago). Here are the details: COPENHAGE…
    - 3 days ago18 Dec 14, 4:38pm -
  • Deal of the day: $120 off the X-Rite i1 Display Pro

    Deal of the day: $120 off the X-Rite i1 Display Pro

    For a limited time B&H has the X-Rite i1 Display Pro for $129 ($120 off, original price: $249, free expedited shipping). Posted by PhotoRumors.com This RSS feed is copyrighted and cannot be republished in any way without permission. Follow PhotoRum…
    - 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 7:22pm -

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…
    - 20 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…
    - 19 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…
    - 19 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…
    - 18 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…
    - 13 Jun 14, 3:50pm -

International


Cine Digital TV (Spanish)

  • ¿Cómo exponer correctamente el modo S-Log en la FS7, A7s y FS700?

    ¿Cómo exponer correctamente el modo S-Log en la FS7, A7s y FS700?

    Antes que nada muchas felicidades, un gran agradecimiento por su apoyo en el 2014 y nuestros mejores deseos para este 2015, en este programa platicaremos acerca del modo correcto para exponer la imagen utilizando los modos S-Log disponibles en la A7S…
    - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 4:39pm -
  • Shogun, el grabador 4k de @Atomos-news ya está disponible
    El nuevo grabador 4k de Atomos, el Shogun 4k que presentamos en NAB ya está disponible a través de los distribuidores autorizados de Atomos en los diversos países. Este grabador es el que originalmente se presentó junto con la A7s de Sony como la…
    - 4 days ago17 Dec 14, 4:21pm -
  • Sony PXW-FS7, la nueva cámara Super35mm 4k de Sony

    Sony PXW-FS7, la nueva cámara Super35mm 4k de Sony

    En esta ocasión platicamos acerca de la nueva Sony PXW-FS7, la nueva cámara de cine digital 4k de Sony.
    - 9 days ago12 Dec 14, 6:25pm -
  • SecondShooter de Kessler, un sistema de control de movimiento

    SecondShooter de Kessler, un sistema de control de movimiento

    En esta ocasión platicamos acerca del sistema de control de movimiento de Kessler, llamado SecondShooter, un sistema que no solo sirve para timelapse, sino también para stop motion, movimiento de cámara, etc.
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  • Sony PXW-X180, una cámara de vídeo multi propósito.

    Sony PXW-X180, una cámara de vídeo multi propósito.

    En esta ocasión platicamos acerca de la nueva PXW-X180 de Sony, una cámara de vídeo tradicional con 3 sensores CMOS, un lente 25x, audio profesional, salidas profesionales multi codec.
    - 23 days ago28 Nov 14, 5:14pm -

Brazil

Dutch

  • LCW FADER ND ***

    LCW FADER ND ***

    Light Craft Workshop Fader ND MKII Tijdens de workshops en seminars die ik geef wordt de vraag ‘Wat moet ik aanschaffen’ vrijwel altijd gesteld. En dan denkt men over het algemeen meteen aan ‘fancy dingen’ zoals follow focus, een complete rig…
    - 37 days ago14 Nov 14, 3:06pm -
  • BLACKRAPID RIEM ****

    BLACKRAPID RIEM ****

    Gek geworden? Ben ik nou helemaal gek geworden? Ten eerste om pakweg 90 Euro voor een camerariem uit te geven en er vervolgens nog een review aan te wijden ook? Een review over een riem waarmee je een camera om je nek/schouder kan hangen? En waarom z…
    - 43 days ago8 Nov 14, 6:41pm -
  • SANDISK IMAGEMATE **

    SANDISK IMAGEMATE **

    USB 3.0 Voorheen had ik er met het materiaal uit mijn Canon5D nooit echt erg in, maar sinds ik ook met de Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera werk begon het mij wel te irriteren dat het zo lang duurde voordat al mijn files van de SD-kaart naar mijn compu…
    - 46 days ago5 Nov 14, 10:31am -
  • 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 -

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…
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    • 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

    • Is Photography over?

      Is Photography over?

      The Falling Soldier por Robert CappaIs Photography over? (¿Se ha terminado la Fotografía?). En tiempos donde todos somos fotógrafos porque todos tenemos una cámara que nos fotografía o con la que fotografiamos en todo momento de nuestras vidas,…
      - 24 days ago27 Nov 14, 9:48pm -
    • L'Origine du monde: la pussycam.

      L'Origine du monde: la pussycam.

      Todos sabemos que el regreso al analógico en fotografía es lo trendy, lo mas cool del momento, lo que te vuelve hypster de una (además de la barba y la bicicleta), y dentro de esta tendencia, el uso de la cámara estenopéica (forma básica por ex…
      - 24 days ago27 Nov 14, 6:55pm -
    • Sebastiao Delgado: entrevista Fotogenio 2014.

      Sebastiao Delgado: entrevista Fotogenio 2014.

      Es una suerte encontrar esta entrevista a uno de los fotógrafos mas emblemáticos de la historia de la fotografía: Sebastiao Delgado.
      - 39 days ago12 Nov 14, 11:44pm -
    • Las noticias del día.

      Las noticias del día.

      Hoy es un día de noticias. Sony ha anunciado en IBC 2014 su nueva XD-CAM FS7, cámara capaz de filmar en 4K (3840 x 2160) hasta 60fps (cuadros por segundo) y FullHD 1080p hasta 180fps (cuadros por segundo) internamente a tarjetas XQC, en formato XAV…
      - 12 Sep 14, 2:44pm -
    • "El chico que hace Beep"

      "El chico que hace Beep"

      Este comercial para General Electric les va a sacar mas de una sonrisa.Client: GESpot: "The Boy Who Beeps"Agency: BBDO New YorkChief Creative Officer, Worldwide: David LubarsChief Creative Officer, New York: Greg HahnExecutive Creative Director: Mich…
      - 8 Sep 14, 7:38pm -

    PetaPixel

    Fstoppers

    • newRaw Has Arrived On Android!

      Raw Has Arrived On Android!

      You read that right. It was rumoured late last year that Google was playing around with the Android camera API to include raw capability, and then we reported that this feature was rolled out with the latest 5.0 Lollipop update on many Android dev…
      - 2 hours ago21 Dec 14, 7:46pm -
    • newSave $100 Off How To Become A Professional Commercial Wedding Photographer Tutorial by Fstoppers

      Save $100 Off How To Become A Professional Commercial Wedding Photographer Tutorial by Fstoppers

      Christmas is almost here, and over the next 4 days Fstoppers is going to have a flash sale on some of our most popular photography tutorials.  Today's sale is good for 24 hours and gets you $100 off our 14 hour extensive wedding tutorial How To B…
      - 5 hours ago21 Dec 14, 4:13pm -
    • How the 'Leica Freedom Train' Saved Hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust

      How the 'Leica Freedom Train' Saved Hundreds of Jews from the Holocaust

      From 1920-1956, Ernst Leitz II was the head of Leica Camera, but perhaps his most impressive achievement took place from 1933-1939 when Leitz and his family rescued hundreds of Jews by smuggling them out of Nazi Germany. When Hitler came to power in…
      - 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 6:04pm -
    • Then and Now Photo Series Showcases Tornado Devastation and a Community's Endurance

      Then and Now Photo Series Showcases Tornado Devastation and a Community's Endurance

      On Nov. 17, 2013, an EF-4 rated tornado ripped through central Illinois relentlessly damaging and destroying over 1,200 homes, and ultimately killing three people. The Journal Star’s photojournalist team sprung to action after the tornado subside…
      - 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 3:01pm -
    • Pricing Guide For The New Year

      Pricing Guide For The New Year

      It is the time of the year when we look back at the past 12 months and decide what worked and what didn’t work in our businesses. This is the most common time of the year to re-vamp pricing for the upcoming season.
      - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 9:02pm -

    The PhoBlographer

    PhotoFocus

    • newThe FujiFilm X-T1 Owners Have Been Heard!

      The FujiFilm X-T1 Owners Have Been Heard!

      As a pretty new FujiFilm X-T1 owner, I’m super stoked to see such an awesome list of updates to this already amazing camera! I’ve got to say that FujiFilm has been listening pretty well to current owners and have implemented a number of awesome…
      - 3 hours ago21 Dec 14, 6:30pm -
    • newLast minute Gift Idea: Create a Painting

      Last minute Gift Idea: Create a Painting

      Looking for a last minute gift? Create a digital painting from one of your images. It's fast and easy when you use Photoshop or the new Impression and Simplify plugin from Topaz
      - 7 hours ago21 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
    • newGiveaway! Stuff Your Stockings with Drobo

      Giveaway!  Stuff Your Stockings with Drobo

      We have teamed up with our friends at Drobo to assist in stuffing your Holiday stockings with some great storage solutions.   Stock your workstation with three of our favorite Drobos—the Drobo 3rd Gen, Drobo 5D, and Drobo 5N. Each model is design…
      - 23 hours ago20 Dec 14, 10:30pm -
    • Remove Dust from Many Files at Once

      Remove Dust from Many Files at Once

      Dust on the sensor usually means a tedious time removing spots from lots of photos. This is particularly true if the subject is a time lapse sequence that has hundreds of individual images that have to be cleaned up. Dust particles on a camera’s se…
      - 1 day ago20 Dec 14, 2:00pm -
    • Interview with Photographer: Scott Jarvie

      Interview with Photographer: Scott Jarvie

      Meet photographer Scott Jarvie. You can see his prints of Mormon temples in many LDS religious book stores and magazines around the United States. He started out mostly doing wedding photography but this past year has been traveling the United Stat…
      - 2 days ago19 Dec 14, 10:30pm -