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  • newDealing With Rogue Drones

    Dealing With Rogue Drones

    In this installment of “Skynet is Coming, Skynet is Coming!” we see the future hurtling toward us: armed drones (“rogue drones”) and the counter-measures being developed by government and private enterprise to defeat them. Joy. A drone lands…
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  • newWhen Kickstarter Projects Go Awry

    When Kickstarter Projects Go Awry

    Do a search for “Kickstarter” on planet5D and you’ll get 14 pages of results — we like entrepreneurs. But we recently received a letter from a planet5D reader who was upset about a Kickstarter campaign that went south, and he asked us to inve…
    - 13 hours ago 22 May 15, 1:32pm -
  • Frustrated with No V-Log L for Your GH4? Try Matthew Mosher’s M-Log Cinematic Look Instead

    Frustrated with No V-Log L for Your GH4? Try Matthew Mosher’s M-Log Cinematic Look Instead

    If like me you have been more than a little frustrated by seeing all these alluring movies shot using beta versions of V-Log L, the Panasonic GH4 version of Panasonic’s true logarithmic photo style, then you may wish to try out DP Matt Mosher’s M…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:59pm -
  • Syrp Genie: Beautiful Industrial Design, but MAN I Want an App for That

    Syrp Genie: Beautiful Industrial Design, but MAN I Want an App for That

    We really like Ben Ryan and the team at Syrp, and their Genie motion controller [B&H | Amazon] is the company’s signature product statement of their design philosophy – which is very Apple-like. I just wish the Genie itself were controlled by an…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:45pm -
  • Benchmark Noise Reduction Plug-in Neat Video Updated to Version 4 – New Features, New Pricing

    Benchmark Noise Reduction Plug-in Neat Video Updated to Version 4 – New Features, New Pricing

    ABSoft, makers of Neat Video, “best noise reduction for digital video”, has updated their video noise plug-in to version 4. Many moviemakers consider Neat Video to be one of the most indispensable plug-ins in their toolbox, the noise reduction be…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:30pm -
  • Panasonic Gives The GH4 a Little Sister with the New Panasonic G7 4K Hybrid for the Rest of Us

    Panasonic Gives The GH4 a Little Sister with the New Panasonic G7 4K Hybrid for the Rest of Us

    Panasonic has announced the Panasonic Lumix DMC-G7 4K hybrid video plus stills camera. Soon 4K video and 4K stills modes will be affordable for enthusiasts and professionals alike. While the G7 could be considered the GH4’s younger sister in featur…
    - 3 days ago 20 May 15, 1:55pm -
  • AirLinc: iPhone App Takes on Wireless Giant Sennheiser?

    AirLinc: iPhone App Takes on Wireless Giant Sennheiser?

    Maybe: for $12.99 AirLinc allows a pair of iOS devices to act like their own wireless mic system, especially when a lav is involved. Better than a Sennheiser? Hmmm… Sennheiser makes one of the best wireless kits out there (the EW100). I have the G2…
    - 3 days ago 20 May 15, 1:45pm -
  • New Kid in Town Samsung NX1 Puts Pressure on Sony a7, Panasonic GH4. Again.

    New Kid in Town Samsung NX1 Puts Pressure on Sony a7, Panasonic GH4. Again.

    With a Gold Award win from dpreview, the Samsung NX1 [B&H | Amazon] is the best reason yet for accelerated release dates from Sony for an a7s Mark II and from Panasonic for a GH5 You’ve read about the NX1 at planet5D before – or if not, take a…
    - 3 days ago 20 May 15, 1:30pm -
  • Exciting New RØDE VideoMic Pro Gains Rycote Lyre Suspension, New Mic Capsule

    Exciting New RØDE VideoMic Pro Gains Rycote Lyre Suspension, New Mic Capsule

    Sydney-based, globally-exporting microphone manufacturer RØDE has announced that their most popular professional video on-camera microphone, the RØDE VideoMic Pro, has received a major update. The biggest improvement to the mic relied upon by thous…
    - 4 days ago 19 May 15, 1:58pm -
  • Slow Shutter Time-Lapse: How It’s Done, Son

    Slow Shutter Time-Lapse: How It’s Done, Son

    OK, Lance Rundstrom over at RigWheels is one of the lowest-key guys I’ve seen, and he’s probably one of the last people who would ever use the word “son” in a teaching moment. He just does a very nice job explaining and showing the value of u…
    - 4 days ago 19 May 15, 1:45pm -

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  • London Has Landed!

    London Has Landed!

    We kicked off AIR Europe this week and shot London a few days ago – already very excited to share what I shot with you all, but for now, here’s a little taster of the free meet up events G Tech has kindly being putting on, the first of which was…
    - 6 days ago 16 May 15, 10:31pm -
  • Want to be on a digital billboard in Times Square this Monday? Then keep reading…

    Want to be on a digital billboard in Times Square this Monday?   Then keep reading…

      OK!   So something that’s pretty darn exciting and exceptional is happening Monday.  We’re taking over Times Square for close to an hour!   To be precise, we have access to two iconic digital spectaculars:  the billboards on the Nasdaq and…
    - 15 days ago 7 May 15, 9:32pm -
  • Project AIR Europe IS LIVE!

    Project AIR Europe IS LIVE!

    Europe – we are headed your way! VERY excited to announce we will be in 4 cities throughout Europe through May 2015. Thanks to the support of companies like G Technology, we are able to bring you more cities and not only that, but physical meet up…
    - 16 days ago 6 May 15, 3:10pm -

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Gateway Indoor Percussion 2015 (short version)
Gateway Indoor 2015 in photos - note this is the SHORT version :)Best watched in 4k in a dark room with headphones! Tiny smartphone screens should be avoided ;)Photos: http://planet5d.com/gateway2015 - All of the photos from the slideshow and mor…
- 22 days ago 1 May 15, 12:47am -
Gateway Indoor Percussion 2015 "Leap of Faith" In Photos
Gateway Indoor 2015 in photos - Best watched in 4k in a dark room with headphones! Tiny smartphone screens should be avoided ;)I was blessed to be able to take behind-the-scenes photos during practice and during shows with the Gateway Indoor team a…
- 22 days ago 30 Apr 15, 11:06pm -
What's it like to practice with Gateway Indoor Percussion?
What's it like to practice with Gateway Indoor Percussion? This is a hurried view of several practice sessions from 2015.Photos: http://planet5d.com/gateway2015 - All of the photos from the slideshow and more are here. You can browse and purchase i…
- 22 days ago 30 Apr 15, 5:32pm -
Logger's Lunchbox NAB 2015
The Logger's Lunchbox is "everything else" that used to come with a video camera but now you don't have it if you're shooting with a DSLR. This is additional footage and reporting from NAB 2015
- 30 days ago 23 Apr 15, 12:30pm -
Audio Technica NAB 2015
This video is about Audio Technica NAB 2015
- 36 days ago 16 Apr 15, 10:07pm -
NAB 2015 Is Over
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- 36 days ago 16 Apr 15, 9:45pm -

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cinema5D

  • newShedding Light on Remote Phosphor LED’s

    Shedding Light on Remote Phosphor LED’s

    What exactly is a remote phosphor LED light? Well, remote phosphor technology...The post Shedding Light on Remote Phosphor LED’s appeared first on cinema5D.
    - 12 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:02pm -
  • RØDE VideoMic Pro now with Rycote Suspension Mount

    RØDE VideoMic Pro now with Rycote Suspension Mount

    Decent audio accessories are still something that is frequently overlooked, especially by...The post RØDE VideoMic Pro now with Rycote Suspension Mount appeared first on cinema5D.
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 2:36pm -
  • The Only Tip You Need to Become a Better Filmmaker

    The Only Tip You Need to Become a Better Filmmaker

    As filmmakers we’ve all become in some way involved in the crazy run for...The post The Only Tip You Need to Become a Better Filmmaker appeared first on cinema5D.
    - 3 days ago 20 May 15, 1:38pm -
  • Samsung NX1 Firmware Update Released

    Samsung NX1 Firmware Update Released

    A new firmware update for the Samsung NX1 has been released and...The post Samsung NX1 Firmware Update Released appeared first on cinema5D.
    - 3 days ago 20 May 15, 2:19am -
  • Panasonic G7: 4K Video for $800

    Panasonic G7: 4K Video for $800

    Today Panasonic announced a new camera, and it’s a bombshell. The Panasonic...The post Panasonic G7: 4K Video for $800 appeared first on cinema5D.
    - 4 days ago 19 May 15, 3:56am -

News Shooter

  • newCAME-Single grip style brushless gimbal – A challenger to the Nebula 4000?
    By site editor Dan Chung: Chinese manufacturer CAME has become well known for making reasonably priced brushless gimbals. For a while their solutions felt a little DIY, but their latest offerings are much improved. They have just launched a brand new…
    - 16 hours ago 22 May 15, 10:16am -
  • newEDIUS 8 ‘first NLE to support Canon XF-AVC codec’
    Grass Valley have announced an update to their EDIUS editing software package that will add support for Canon’s new XF-AVC codec. Announced alongside the C300 Mk II and XC10 cameras, it’s a proprietary codec optimised for the larger filesizes and…
    - 18 hours ago 22 May 15, 8:59am -
  • H265 Video Encoding in TMPGEnc Video Mastering Works
    By associate editor Elliot Smith: H264 video compression is ubiquitous, well-supported and really really old – the standard was agreed in 2003, which means although it’s a workhorse codec for nearly all online video content, technological advance…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 5:00pm -
  • The Letus Helix Jr, Canon C100 and the Alaskan wild: Using a gimbal for documentary
    Guest post by Slavik Boyechko: Gimbals. We’re spoiled for choice at the moment, and there are certainly a few new arrivals that are very exciting in terms of ease of use, weight, and cost. But for news and documentary shooters, most gimbal rigs are…
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 5:00pm -

CheesyCam

  • NEW CAME-TV SINGLE Pistol Grip Gimbal Stabilizer and CAME-MINI Version 2 Tool-Less Gimbal

    NEW CAME-TV SINGLE Pistol Grip Gimbal Stabilizer and CAME-MINI Version 2 Tool-Less Gimbal

    CAME-TV has just posted two new gimbal stabilizers on their website. The first is a new version of the CAME-MINI which has been upgraded to incorporate a quick release plate and tool-less adjustments around the frame. They are labeling this as the CA…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 5:43pm -
  • Manfrotto 438 Ball Leveler for Fast Fluid Video Head Leveling

    Manfrotto 438 Ball Leveler for Fast Fluid Video Head Leveling

    Bowl mount tripods are a good solution for fast leveling. You don’t have to bend over and fuss with the tripod legs. This is especially helpful when you have a top heavy setup. But if you already have a favorite tripod with telescoping neck, and a…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:21pm -
  • NAB 2015 Dracast PLUS Series LED Light Panels

    NAB 2015 Dracast PLUS Series LED Light Panels

    NAB 2015, John from Dracast breaks down the new PLUS series of Dracast LED Panels. The Dracast PLUS panels come standard in Aluminum Chassis for durability and carry a 93-95 CRI Rating. A new full readout digital display upgrades the user interface…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:15pm -
  • NAB 2015 Lensse Dual Follow Focus S5

    NAB 2015 Lensse Dual Follow Focus S5

    Lensse recently released a new Dual Follow Focus called the S5. At NAB 2015, I finally had a chance to test the unit out in person. The black anodized metal body S5 uses a quick 15mm clamp for mounting, incorporates A/B hard stops, 360 degree rotatin…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:08pm -
  • SteadyGim3 EVO 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal for GoPro HERO3 HERO4

    SteadyGim3 EVO 3-Axis Handheld Gimbal for GoPro HERO3 HERO4

    The guys over at XPROHELI (makers of the Silk 3-Axis Gimbal) reached out to share a tutorial video about the new SteadyGim3 EVO GoPro Gimbal. I personally can’t speak about the performance of this gimbal (yet), but they mentioned they would send me…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 7:14pm -

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Photography Bay

  • newVidpro XM-55 Shotgun Mic Kit for $59 – Deal Zone

    Vidpro XM-55 Shotgun Mic Kit for $59 – Deal Zone

    B&H has the Vidpro XM-55 shotgun mic kit for $59 (reg. $99) as its Deal Zone deal for this weekend only. The kit includes shock mounts, furry wind muff, foam windshield, hand grip, 26′ XLR cable, 16″ XLR cable, 16″ XLR to 1/8″ cable and a 1/8…
    - 14 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:38pm -
  • newLowepro Nova Sport 17L AW Camera Bag for $19.95 – Deal Alert

    Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW Camera Bag for $19.95 – Deal Alert

    Adorama has the Lowepro Nova Sport 17L AW camera bag for $19.95 (reg. $56). Check it out while it lasts here at Adorama. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally published on Photography Bay. RSSID#794326
    - 23 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:37am -
  • new$900 Off Nikon D810 w/ 24-120mm Lens

    $900 Off Nikon D810 w/ 24-120mm Lens

    B&H has the Nikon D810 kit with the AF-S 24-120mm f/4G ED VR lens for $3696.95 (reg. $4596.95). The deal also includes a 16GB SanDisk SDHC card, a Ruggard Commando 36 camera bag and a spare battery, along with 2% rewards. Check it out here at B&H Pho…
    - 23 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:34am -
  • newCanon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens for $329 – Deal Alert

    Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM Lens for $329 – Deal Alert

    B&H has the Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM lens for $329 (reg. $399) with 2% rewards and free expedited shipping. Check it out here at B&H Photo. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally published on Photography Bay. RSSID#794326
    - 23 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:29am -
  • newApple 13.3″ MacBook Pro Retina for $1499 – Deal Alert

    Apple 13.3″ MacBook Pro Retina for $1499 – Deal Alert

    B&H has the 13.3″ MacBook Pro Retina for $1499 (reg. $1649). This model has a 1.8GHz Core i5 Haswell processor, 8GB RAM and 512GB flash storage. Check it out here at B&H Photo. Copyright/DMCA Notice: The RSS entry was originally published on Photog…
    - 23 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:26am -

the C47

  • Houston Shoot
    Related Links...Izotope RX 4Switronix Hypercore BatteriesNote: We ran the Westcott Flex off of the Switronix 150WH Hypercore betteries for both days. They performed flawlessly and we could run for almost 3 hours at full power on each of them.  
    - 11 days ago 11 May 15, 10:00pm -
  • NAB Panels & Presentations
    Besides my normal teaching gigs that take up most of my time at NAB, I am also running around and sitting on discussion panels and making on floor presentations in the Central Hall.Here's a few of them...  
    - 14 days ago 9 May 15, 11:28am -
  • Juilliard Shoot
    Related Links...Cineo MatchboxLowel Omni (I always bring this light)DedoArea 48Manfrotto Combi StandRØDE MicsJon RoemerPrompsterNYCWheelhouse Creative Notes: We tweaked this a bit more after the test. Main things were handling a strange catch lig…
    - 21 days ago 2 May 15, 10:54am -
  • NAB 2015
    NAB 2015 Recap from theC47 on Vimeo. Related Links...Canon C300 Mark IISony FS7SmallHD 502/SidefinderCineo MatchBoxScrim Jim Cine & FlexFreefly MIMIC3DR SoloZacuto Next Gen RecoilZacuto Gratical HDBlackmagic URSA MiniRedrock Micro HaloKessler Se…
    - 29 days ago 23 Apr 15, 2:57pm -
  • Sneak Peek Videos
    Here are three quickly done sneak peek videos that show you an overview of the new Westcott Scrim Jim Cine system and go over theC47 DP and Book Light Kits that I designed...
    - 30 days ago 22 Apr 15, 6:11pm -

RedShark News

  • newDo cameras actually change the course of history?

    Do cameras actually change the course of history?

    Has the presence of cameras altered the course of history?cameravideo cameraHistoryDVDVDFilm16mm16mm film
    - 3 hours ago 23 May 15, 12:00am -
  • newPairing the Sony A7s and Atomos Shogun

    Pairing the Sony A7s and Atomos Shogun

    With the pinnacle of endurance motorsport, Le Mans, taking place next month, Porsche has started releasing an absorbing series of videos highlighting its performance at the 12-hours of Sebring in Florida. More to the point, DOP Anthony Arendt needed…
    - 12 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:00pm -
  • The RedShark Review: DJI Inspire 1 - part two

    The RedShark Review: DJI Inspire 1 - part two

    In the second of our major two-part review of the DJI Inspire 1 UAV, Simon Wyndham takes to the skies.DJIDJI Inspire 1ReviewsUAVsdrones
    - 1 day ago 22 May 15, 1:00am -
  • Periscope, Meerkat and what live-streaming apps can do for you

    Periscope, Meerkat and what live-streaming apps can do for you

    The rise of Periscope and Meerkat has been one of the most significant stories for the tech industry this year, but alongside their already fearsome reputation in online piracy we reckon they have an important role to play for film makers too.livest…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 3:00pm -
  • We’re getting used to thin screens, but this is closer to wallpaper

    We’re getting used to thin screens, but this is closer to wallpaper

    At a media event earlier this week LG Display showed off a brand new 55in OLED panel that you can literally stick on and peel off the wall via a magnetic pad.LG DisplayOLEDFlat screen
    - 3 days ago 20 May 15, 2:00pm -

FD Times

  • newRoger Deakins, ASC, BSC: Cannes ExcelLens Cinematography Award
    This year is the 80th anniversary of Angénieux. Three years ago, the company became an official partner of the Cannes Film Festival and established the "Pierre Angénieux ExcelLens in Cinematography" Award and Ceremony. It's named after the founde…
    - 16 hours ago 22 May 15, 10:35am -
  • Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC @ 1 fc
    Roger Deakins, ASC, BSC will receive the Pierre Angénieux Lifetime Achievement Award for Cinematography at the Cannes Film Festival on Friday, May 22. Pierre Andurand, President of Angenieux, explained the selection process. A committee makes r…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 10:13pm -
  • High Noon at Cannes with CST

    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 9:47pm -
  • ZEISS Museum of Optics
      The ZEISS Museum of Optics is open to the public. It’s a beautiful, new, architecturally crisp, white and bright addition to corporate headquarters in Oberkochen, Germany. 288 km from Frankfurt airport (3 hours’ drive) or 184 km from Munich (…
    - 3 days ago 19 May 15, 7:35pm -
  • Monet Exhibit in Frankfurt
    “Monet and the Birth of Impressionism” is an exhibition at Frankfurt’s Staedelmuseum  not to be missed. The show has been  extended to June 28 because of huge attendance. Try to book tickets online. (The website is challenging.) It’s art…
    - 6 days ago 16 May 15, 7:08pm -

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ProLost

  • How to Create the “LUT Look,” and Still More Tutorials
    Five new, short tutorials on the new Magic Bullet Suite 12. First up is the Memory Colors scope in Magic Bullet Looks:Looks 3.0 comes with a set of presets designed to get you started with basic to advanced color grading. Here's how they work.Here'…
    - 16 days ago 6 May 15, 3:09pm -
  • NAB 2015 Impressions

    NAB 2015 Impressions

    That's me holding Jarred Land's custom forged carbon fiber 8K VistaVision Weapon.This year I combined my love of Las Vegas and crowds, and attended the NAB Show. I tweeted up a storm during the show, and collected all that noise on…
    - 23 days ago 29 Apr 15, 8:42pm -
  • Red Giant Spring Sale, and More Tutorials

    Red Giant Spring Sale, and More Tutorials

    For the next 24 hours, everything at redgiant.com is on sale for 25% off with coupon code SPRING25. That includes Magic Bullet Suite 12, as well as Trapcode, PluralEyes, and Universe. Even the awesome and already-affo…
    - 24 days ago 28 Apr 15, 3:00pm -
  • Daily Tutorials Leading Up to the Red Giant Spring Sale
    Red Giant has been releasing a new tutorial each day leading up to their Spring Sale on April 28. I've gathered the most recent ones here.First up is one I've wanted to do for a long time. We so often see keyers demonstrated as at way to change the…
    - 30 days ago 22 Apr 15, 5:38pm -
  • Prolost Graduated Presets for Lightroom, Version 2.0

    Prolost Graduated Presets for Lightroom, Version 2.0

    Seattle, Washington, shot on Sony a7S and processed with the new Blockbuster Cyan and Blockbuster Hues presets.Adobe has just released Lightroom CC (AKA Lightroom 6), featuring facial recognition, HDR and panorama merging, and GPU-ac…
    - 31 days ago 21 Apr 15, 4:00pm -

HDSLRshooter

  • newNAB 2015: ARRI’s Line Of Camera Accessories
    ARRI is known for their high quality cinema cameras such as the ALEXA. However ARRI also excels in the realm of camera accessories, with a whole line of high quality support gear. We stopped to speak with ARRI’s Snehal Patel about many of their ac…
    - 8 hours ago 22 May 15, 6:48pm -
  • newNAB 2015: Pulling Focus With ARRI’s SXU-1 Follow Focus
    ARRI’s follow focus systems frequently come up as some of the best in the industry. So we wanted to speak with Snehal Patel of ARRI about their popular SXU-1 follow focus and how well it works with the new ALEXA Mini. Single Axis The Single Axis Un…
    - 9 hours ago 22 May 15, 5:30pm -
  • NAB 2015: RedGiant’s Powerful New Magic Bullet Suite 12
    Red Giant has wowed the world with their post production products for years now, with every update bringing a slew of new features and apps. The recent release of their new Magic Bullet Suite is no exception, bringing new features to older apps and s…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 8:00am -
  • NAB 2015: The New Paralinx Triton, An Affordable, Ligthweight Drone Transmitter
    Paralinx’s wireless transmitters have become know for their quality and reliability. With the recent drone boom in the last couple of years, their products have become indispensable to many drone using filmmakers. So we wanted to stop and speak wit…
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 8:07pm -
  • NAB 2015: Unleash Your Production’s Full Potential With Rampant Design Tools
    Rampant Design’s cross platform ‘Style Effects’ are drag and drop effects any filmmaker can use to elevate their production. All practically shot effects, Style Effects were created by Rampant Design Lead Creative Sean Mullen, himself a 20 year…
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 7:32pm -

DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast

Panasonic G7, Free film classes from TCM, file storage, and more: DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Ep #27
Mitch from planet5D.com joins me to discuss Panasonic G7, Free film classes from TCM, file storage, and more. You can find the show notes here: ...
- 9 hours ago 22 May 15, 5:27pm -
Panasonic G7 specs, Very fast M43 adapters, Lily, and more: DSLR FILM NOOB podcast #26
Mitch from planet5D.com joins me to discus Panasonic G7 specs, Very fast M43 adapters, Lily, and more.
- 8 days ago 15 May 15, 2:12pm -
Nikon J5, Olympus announcement, and more: DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast episode #25
Devin joins me to discuss Nikon J5, Olympus announcement, and more. Show notes: ...
- 12 days ago 11 May 15, 1:00am -
Defective sensors, Light meter apps and Cheap CPUs: DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast episode #24
Mitch from planet5D.com Joins me to discuss Defective sensors, Light meter apps and Cheap CPUs and more. Show notes can be found here: ...
- 14 days ago 8 May 15, 9:18pm -
Canon XC10, Panasonic 20MP smartphone, Taxes, and more: DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast episode #23
Devin Joins me to discuss the Canon XC10, Panasonic 20MP smartphone, Taxes, and more. Show notes: ...
- 26 days ago 26 Apr 15, 11:55pm -
NAB round up, Blackmagic, Panasonic, and more. DSLR FILM NOOB episode #22
Mitch From planet5D joins me to discuss NAB round up, Blackmagic, Panasonic, and more.
- 29 days ago 24 Apr 15, 1:44pm -

Rumors


canonrumors

  • newReview: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L from B&H Photo

    Review: Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6L from B&H Photo

    B&H Photo has posted a longer review of Canon’s legendary EF 1200mm f/5.6L. It’s definitely a lens that presents some challenges when walking around New York City, but it still looks like a lot of fun. Some History on the Lens: Canon made this l…
    - 15 hours ago 22 May 15, 11:09am -
  • newPatent: Canon EF 16-35 f/2.8L III

    Patent: Canon EF 16-35 f/2.8L III

    We just wrote about a replacement for the EF 16-35 f/2.8L II this week, and now a patent showing an upgraded optical formula has appeared. Patent Publication No. 2014-206674 Published 2014.10.30 Filing date 2013.4.15 Example 1 Zoom ratio 2.06 Focal…
    - 16 hours ago 22 May 15, 10:54am -
  • Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Coming in August? [CR1]

    Canon EOS Rebel SL2 Coming in August? [CR1]

    Rumors of the Canon EOS Rebel SL2 coming this August are out there now. We’d heard previously that the camera would be slightly smaller and suggested an EVF was a possibility. That looks to be off the table with the latest specifications for the ca…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 5:38pm -
  • Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Begins Shipping

    Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM Begins Shipping

    Retailers have begun shipping the brand new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM. We’re told by B&H Photo that all preorders have been met and that they have good stock of the new lens. Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM $125: B&H Photo | Adorama | Amazon Canon ES-68 Le…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 12:30pm -
  • Canon EOS 7D Mark II, EF11-24mm f/4L USM Win Three Top Honors in Japan’s Premier Camera Grand Prix Awards

    Canon EOS 7D Mark II, EF11-24mm f/4L USM Win Three Top Honors in Japan’s Premier Camera Grand Prix Awards

    TOKYO, May 20, 2015—Canon Inc. and Canon Marketing Japan Inc. announced today that the Company’s EOS 7D Mark II digital SLR camera (launched in October 2014) has been honored with two prestigious Camera Grand Prix (GP) Japan 2015 awards—“Came…
    - 3 days ago 20 May 15, 11:04am -

NikonRumors

  • newYongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and 35mm f/2 lenses for Nikon F mount coming later this year

    Yongnuo 50mm f/1.8 and 35mm f/2 lenses for Nikon F mount coming later this year

    A quick update on the upcoming Yongnuo lenses for Nikon F mount - 50mm f/1.8 and 35mm f/2 versions will be released later this year: "Yongnuo tells PetaPixel that it’s aiming to release a 50mm f/1.8 prime lens for Nikon cameras in July 2015, foll…
    - 7 hours ago 22 May 15, 7:11pm -
  • newSigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F mount starts shipping soon

    Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F mount starts shipping soon

    The Sigma 150-600mm f/5-6.3 DG OS HSM Contemporary lens for Nikon F mount is scheduled to start the shipment at the end of this month according to Sigma Japan. Adorama and B&H are currently taking pre-orders. Additional information on this lens can…
    - 12 hours ago 22 May 15, 2:23pm -
  • Nikon NPS members are now getting 20% repair discount in the US

    Nikon NPS members are now getting 20% repair discount in the US

    Nikon NPS members in the US are now getting 20% discount on repairs. You can read all the details here: Posted by NikonRumors.com This RSS feed is copyrighted and cannot be republished in any way without permission. Follow [NR] on Facebook and Twitt…
    - 1 day ago 22 May 15, 12:27am -
  • Nikon D750 firmware update C:1.02 released

    Nikon D750 firmware update C:1.02 released

    Nikon released new firmware update C:1.02 for the D750 DSLR camera. The only change mentioned by Nikon is "camera operation is now more reliable", so it is not very clear what exactly was fixed. There is also a new firmware v1.1 for the Nikon Coolpi…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 4:36am -
  • The new Lee Filters SW150 MK II filter system is now available

    The new Lee Filters SW150 MK II filter system is now available

    The new Lee Filters SW150 MK II filter system is now available for purchase on Amazon US, Amazon UK and eBay. The price is $230 (the first SW150 version costed $425). The UK price is £150. Additional information on the new SW150 MK II can be…
    - 2 days ago 20 May 15, 6:13pm -

4/3 Rumors

  • newA bit of everything…
    GH4 vs E-M5III Gariz E-M5II leather case announced in Japan (DC.watch). You can already buy it on eBay in or . Up to £200 Cashback with Selected Panasonic Cameras and Camcorders (Amazon UK). Lumix CM1 review at Photobyrichard. A full-frame look for…
    - 8 mins ago 23 May 15, 2:31am -
  • newOlympus dropped the price of the E-PL7 (minus $100).

    Olympus dropped the price of the E-PL7 (minus $100).

    Olympus US lowered the price of the E-Pl7 to $599! Everything is now $100 cheaper: Silver E-PL7 body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, GetOlympus. Black E-PL7 body at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto, GetOlympus. Silver E-PL7 with lens at Amazon, Adorama, BHphoto…
    - 9 hours ago 22 May 15, 5:31pm -
  • newFirst 4K G7 video test by NIck Driftwood.
    Panasonic Lumix G7 / G70 Launch – 4K – 4KPhoto Modes from Nick Driftwood on Vimeo. Nick Driftwood tested the 4K video quality of the new G7 and writes: Every frame is a 8.3 megapixel A3 print size resolution 4Kphoto. Press pause to try. NOTE: For…
    - 14 hours ago 22 May 15, 12:38pm -
  • newNew Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 MFT lens will ship in December for 1400 Euro!

    New Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 MFT lens will ship in December for 1400 Euro!

    This is again not a very cheap lens from Meyer-Optik-Görlitz. Their new Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 MFT lens will ship at Christmas time for a non Christmas friendly 1.400 Euro. The lens is an optimized redesign of their current . The special feature of th…
    - 17 hours ago 22 May 15, 9:17am -
  • New Nokton 10,5mm f/0.95 priced at 1.149 Euro in Germany.

    New Nokton 10,5mm f/0.95 priced at 1.149 Euro in Germany.

    The new Nokton 10,5mm MFT lens got a price and shipping date in Europe: It costs 1149 Euro and will ship in Juni at . It’s also priced at $1.445,00 in Japan at .
    - 1 day ago 22 May 15, 2:31am -

Northlight Images Rumors

Photo Rumors

  • newMeyer Optik Goerlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens coming soon

    Meyer Optik Goerlitz Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens coming soon

    Few months ago I reported about a new Trioplan 100mm f/2.8 lens from the German manufacturer Meyer Optik Görlitz that will be available for Nikon, Canon, Fuji X, Sony NEX and MFT mounts. The price of the lens will be €1,400. Shipping will start i…
    - 24 hours ago 22 May 15, 3:02am -
  • Another Hasselblad Stellar camera price drop

    Another Hasselblad Stellar camera price drop

    The price of the Hasselblad Stellar camera dropped by another $100 to $895 (was $999.99 before). Only the black carbon fiber version is still listed at $999.99 for some reason. I hope Hasselblad learned their lesson Posted by PhotoRumors.com This RS…
    - 1 day ago 22 May 15, 1:29am -
  • Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM lens review

    Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM lens review

    B&H published an interesting review of the Canon EF 1200mm f/5.6 L USM lens currently available in their used department (see also this post): With the Canon 1200mm lens, planning involves not what to bring and leave behind, it starts with this ques…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 6:56pm -
  • Sneak peek of an early prototype of Adobe’s mobile retouching

    Sneak peek of an early prototype of Adobe’s mobile retouching

    Update: Adobe killed Photoshop Touch in favor of a new mobile solution. Adobe published a sneak peek video of an early prototype of Adobe's mobile retouching feature: Posted by PhotoRumors.com This RSS feed is copyrighted and cannot be republished i…
    - 1 day ago 21 May 15, 4:49pm -
  • The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens is now in stock

    The Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens is now in stock

    The new Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 STM lens is now shipping worldwide and is currently in stock at B&H, Amazon and Adorama. Additional information on the lens can be found here: Lens specifications Compact, lightweight, fixed focal length standard lens for…
    - 2 days ago 21 May 15, 1:20pm -

Noob Corner


Learning Video (Dave Dugdale)

DSLR Film Noob

  • DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 17

    DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 17

    Episode 17 of DSLR FILM NOOB podcast, Jonny from jonathanapictures.com joins me to discuss MSI GS30 docking laptop, Kowa Lenses, Yongnuo 50mm f1.8, Sapphire filters, and more. You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here,…
    - 61 days ago 23 Mar 15, 1:53am -
  • Smallrig NATO protective rails.

    Smallrig NATO protective rails.

    Still kind of working on my Smallrig layout and I decided to go with one of their “Safety rails” for the top handle. The little quick release spring numb makes me feel a little safer about handing it off to others and prevents the top handle fro…
    - 66 days ago 18 Mar 15, 1:32am -
  • DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 16

    DSLR FILM NOOB Podcast Episode 16

    Episode 16 of the DFN podcast, Mitch from planet5D joins me to discuss Mitakon 42.5mm f1.2, Canon 4k rumors, Film grants, New Macbook, and more. You can find the show notes here. You can find the show on itunes here,  Soundcloud, or under the pod…
    - 68 days ago 16 Mar 15, 2:31am -
  • Olympus E-M5 Mark II Image stabilization in action

    Olympus E-M5 Mark II Image stabilization in action

    If you haven’t seen this yet, it’s worth a look. Basically the guys from panophoto.net attached a Panasonic GH4 with 12-35mm f2.8 OIS (image stablized) lens and a Olympus E-M5 mark II with the Olympus 12-40mm f2.8 to a mounting plate and walke…
    - 71 days ago 12 Mar 15, 4:24pm -
  • Saramonic SR-AX107 – First Impressions

    Saramonic SR-AX107 – First Impressions

    The Saramonic SR-AX107 just showed up today. Build is solid and the finish is on par with what you get from Juicedlink and beachtek. The red faceplate on the Saramonic will do little to improve audio quality, but it’s starting to grow on me.  Se…
    - 72 days ago 12 Mar 15, 3:09am -

International


Cine Digital TV (Spanish)

  • ¿Qué es el CRI y el TLCI y su importancia en la iluminación para vídeo?
    En este programa platicamos acerca del CRI y el TLCI y su importancia en las luces para vídeo. Adicionalmente tenemos un estudio que pueden descargar con la comparativa de 64 lámparas que hicimos en NAB con el Lighting Passport de Asensetek el cual…
    - 7 days ago 15 May 15, 6:02pm -
  • Review de las luces de led de Fiilex
    En esta ocasión platicamos acerca del kit de luces K412 de Fiilex compuesto por dos lámparas P360Ex y 2 P180 con una salida total equivalente a 1200 watts, pero con un consumo de 260 watts, estas luces son dimeables, puede ajustarse la temperatura…
    - 15 days ago 8 May 15, 2:29pm -
  • SCT establece normas para el uso de drones
    Retomando el tema de la semana pasada, la SCT (Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes) en México estableció las reglas para el uso de drones con la finalidad de preservar la seguridad del público y de los operadores de los mismos. El document…
    - 15 days ago 7 May 15, 4:11pm -
  • Responsabilidad con los drones y en el set
    En esta ocasión platicamos acerca de la importancia de ser responsables en el manejo de drones y la responsabilidad que debemos tener en el set.
    - 21 days ago 1 May 15, 4:48pm -
  • Ganadores del Concurso de Nuestra Cobertura de NAB 2015
    Hoy daremos a conocer a los ganadores del concurso de NAB, nuevamente agradecemos a todos el haber seguido nuestra cobertura y hacer que esta sea posible. Agradecemos nuevamente a nuestros patrocinadores Fluotec, Adobe, Shane’s Inner Circle, Libec,…
    - 28 days ago 24 Apr 15, 7:00pm -

Brazil

cinefotografiando

  • Behind the cámaras: "Alivio". Concepto, manipulación y retoque por Carlos R. Dueñas.

    Behind the cámaras: "Alivio". Concepto, manipulación y retoque por Carlos R. Dueñas.

    "Toda obra comienza con un lienzo en blanco y mucha imaginación.."Quisimos compartir el making-of de "Alivio", una pieza que realizamos a mediados del 2013 (link), especialmente para la página de facebook de Cinefotografiando. Dos figuras en un bot…
    - 32 days ago 20 Apr 15, 11:08pm -
  • Phantom 3 de DJI. La nueva maravilla.

    Phantom 3 de DJI. La nueva maravilla.

    DJI, la compañía dedicada a fabricar drones acequibles al público en general y en especial a las personas que se dedican al audiovisual, acaba de anunciar su nuevo Phantom 3, una versión completamente mejorada y en muchos aspectos diferente del P…
    - 44 days ago 8 Apr 15, 4:54pm -
  • La Favorita.

    La Favorita.

    "Cual es tu cámara favorita?" Es la pregunta por excelencia, y aunque siempre decimos que la mejor cámara es la que traemos con nosotros, siempre hay una que es la preferida entre todas las demás. Una que enamora,  no importa si ya tiene sus año…
    - 73 days ago 10 Mar 15, 6:00pm -
  • Ansel Adams. BBC Masters Photographers (1983)

    Ansel Adams. BBC Masters Photographers (1983)

    En 1983 la BBC sacó al aire una serie llamada "Masters Photographers", dedicada a los maestros del arte fotográfico de todos los tiempos.Aunque a veces compartimos artículos vinculados al trabajo de alguno de estos maestros, creemos que es necesar…
    - 84 days ago 27 Feb 15, 6:30pm -
  • Construir tu propia cámara, quizás la mejor terapia?

    Construir tu propia cámara, quizás la mejor terapia?

    Decía José Martí "el hombre crece con el trabajo que sale de sus manos".  En tiempos en que todo se compra hecho, envuelto, listo para usar; y donde la digitalización de nuestras vidas lo ha convertido tambien en un mundo banal, inmediato, insta…
    - 92 days ago 19 Feb 15, 11:33pm -

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